Adams Memorial Hospital celebrates 10th anniversary  - Berne Tri-Weekly News

Adams Memorial Hospital celebrates 10th anniversary

This weekend is a big weekend for Adams Memorial Hospital as the hospital complex will be celebrated as the hospital donates fireworks displays to Geneva, Berne and Decatur in honor of the medical complex’s 10th anniversary. On July 4, 2005, nearly 10,000 people from the area toured the facility in open houses held the week before it opened. The new hospital would be 60,000 square feet larger than the old hospital and feature many new options including the Worthman Fitness Center and enlarged outpatient departments. Information released by the hospital points out that after many public meetings, planning meetings and strategic visioning for the future, it was decided a new hospital could be built without an increase in property taxes at a cost of approximately $40 million. At the time, a bond issue was issued and the Porter Family Foundation donated 39 acres of land on which the hospital would be built. “In 2004, the hospital board of trustees officially chan... Read More >