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April 11, 2012CHILLICOTHE, MO |  By: Wayman

Hospital Groundbreaking

The Chillicothe Community marks a new era tomorrow as it breaks ground for its new hospital.

Local dignitaries will be at the site tomorrow afternoon to start the multi-million dollar facility, which Hedrick Medical Center CEO Matt Wenzel says will reflect the shifting trend of going from inpatient care of the 1970's to today's outpatient care model.

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Wenzel says the new building will also stem the maintenance costs they are spending on the current structure. The groundbreaking is set for 4:30 tomorrow afternoon at the intersection of Highway 65 and Mohawk Road in Chillicothe. After 18 months of construction, it's expected to open its door for patients next fall.