GARY | Methodist Hospitals will host its 2013 state of the organization address on Friday.
Hospital officials are expected to review the company's 2012 accomplishments and announce plans for 2013.
Most recently, the hospital opened a new emergency department at its Southlake Campus, an $8 million project that expanded the department to 21,000 square feet, nearly double the size of its former emergency department.
Methodist Hospitals also is in the process of elevating itself to a Level III trauma center status.
Community leaders, medical staff, employees, hospital partners and chamber of commerce members are expected to attend Friday's address.