In the Pipeline: Banner Health Opens New Clinic; Providers Prep for Groundbreakings


Banner Health opens new Colorado unit

Phoenix-based health care nonprofit Banner Health has opened a new behavioral health unit in Loveland, Colorado, in the northern part of the state.

The 17-bed outpatient facility, which serves adults ages 55 and older, is located at McKee Medical Center on the hospital’s second floor.

McKee is also owned by Banner Health, which operates 28 facilities in six states.


Melrose Center gets its own Twin Cities clinic

Minnesota’s Melrose Center, which operates clinics that provide services for eating disorders, has opened its own facility in Burnsville, located south of Minneapolis.

The St. Louis Park-based operator previously had two therapists operating out of Park Nicollet Behavioral Health Clinic. The new clinic, one of five operated by Melrose, will still be housed in the same building.

Funding to build the center was provided by a grant from philanthropist Ken Melrose, who is the retired CEO of Bloomington, Minnesota-based residential and commercial construction equipment manufacturer Toro (NYSE: TTC).


Melrose Center is an affiliate of Bloomington-based health care provider and insurer HealthPartners.

Coming Soon

Rogers prepares to break ground on new facility

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin-based Rogers Behavioral Health will open a new location in its home state, with the groundbreaking on the new outpatient treatment center in Sheboygan planned for spring.

The new facility, which will cost $4 million to build, is made possible by a grant from an anonymous donor and is expected to open either later this year or in early 2021.

The 10,000-square-foot facility will treat adults and adolescents with anxiety, depression, OCD and other mood disorders. Rogers also has facilities in eight other states.

Behavioral health provider to build bigger autism center

Maine Behavioral Healthcare has announced that it will build a new Portland autism services center more than triple the size of its existing facility, according to the Portland Press Herald.

Construction on the $14.7 million Center of Excellence in Autism and Developmental Disorders is expected to begin this spring, with a planned opening for 2021.

The new 28,000-square-foot facility will also provide services to adults — currently unavailable at its South Portland location — as well children.

Maine Behavioral Healthcare is a branch of MaineHealth, which is the state’s largest nonprofit health care provider.

Plans are in the works by MaineHealth to revamp the current South Portland location to provide different services within its network.

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