UK Health Care announces plans to build new medical campus
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky says UK Health Care plans to buy 27 acres in central Kentucky to build a new medical campus.
Media outlets report that plans for the campus include a regional hospital facility, medical office building and other clinical facilities.
A focus will be on providing acute and outpatient care.
UK says the property is expected to cost $20.3 million.
UK announced plans for the new location at a health care committee meeting Friday.
The finance committee later voted to approve the land purchase.
The full board of trustees approved the land purchase later in the day.
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