The new $224m Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center has opened on a 90-acre site at the Edison Lakes Medical Campus in the US state of Indiana.

The 254-bed hospital includes a two-storey diagnostic and treatment centre with a six-storey bed tower that includes an emergency department, an imaging centre, diagnostics and 16 operating rooms.

Inpatient units include maternity, paediatrics and neonatal intensive care, as well as medical, surgical and intensive care.

The facility also features a medical office building, which includes a comprehensive cancer centre, physician offices and retail space.