Medical Center at Scottsville

Medical / Kentucky

The Medical Center at Scottsville, a former hospital in Scottsville, Kentucky, opened as the Allen County War Memorial Hospital in July 1952.


The county-operated Allen County War Memorial Hospital opened with 31 patient beds on July 5, 1952. 1 On May 3, 1993, the facility merged with The Medical Center at Bowling Green and was renamed The Medical Center at Scottsville.

In June, the county indicated their desire to sell the hospital and an ordinance was passed to sell the complex to Health Endowment Properties, AC Inc. (HEP) The new corporation was tasked with building a new 52-bed replacement facility for $9 million.

HEP acquired the Hillview Manor Nursing Facility and began planning of a new medical complex on a 12-acre lot donated by Cal Turner, Sr. on Burnley Road. 1 Architectural plans and renderings for a new hospital were unveiled on March 10, 1994, and the ground was broken for the new fa cility on August 9. A construction contract was let to Wehr Constructors of Louisville.

The new Medical Center at Scottsville and Cal Turner Extended Care Pavilion were finished at the cost of $14 million, dedicated on February 25, 1996, and put into operation on March 4. The new 80,000 square-foot complex was far larger and included 52 acute-care beds and 105 skilled care beds. 1


Sources

  1. “History.” The Medical Center at Scottsville. N.p., 2012. Web. 31 Jan. 2014. Article.