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Lovell FHCC to cut ribbon on new GI Clinic Friday, May 29

May 28, 2015

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New Gastroenterology Clinic consolidates care in central location; expands services

More space, centrally located, will equate to improved access and quality patient-centered care for gastroenterology patients of Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago, Ill.
Lovell FHCC will cut the ribbon on the new clinic at noon, Friday, May 29. The clinic is located on the third floor of Building 133 on the main hospital campus in North Chicago. The public is invited to tour the new space immediately after the ribbon-cutting.

The renovation project combined the existing GI clinic and endoscopy, doubling the square-footage with three new state-of-the-art procedure rooms and a six-bed holding/post-anesthesia care unit. New services include advanced endoscopic ultrasound with integrated 3-D imaging, and a dedicated hepatitis clinic. The hepatitis clinic will provide more patients advanced therapies, resulting in improved outcomes.

WHAT:  Lovell FHCC GI Clinic Ribbon-Cutting and open house

WHEN:  Noon, Friday, May 29

WHERE:  GI Clinic, third floor, Building 133, Lovell Federal Health Care Center, 3001 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, Ill.
HOW:  The event is open to the public. Parking is available in the parking garage. Members of the media are asked to please R.S.V.P. by calling 224-610-3714.

About the Lovell FHCC: The Lovell FHCC was established Oct. 1, 2010, as the nation’s only fully integrated Department of Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense federal health care center. The center has a dual mission of caring for Veterans and ensuring the medical and dental readiness of U.S. Navy recruits and sailors serving in the region. Lovell FHCC, which is located in North Chicago, operates four Great Lakes Naval Station clinics and three community based outpatient clinics in McHenry and Evanston, Ill. and Kenosha, Wis. The facility also serves military families and retirees.