Edward-Elmhurst Health | Elmhurst Hospital – Main Campus
Patient-centered Care at the Forefront of New Integrated Healthcare Campus
Implementing the Planetree Model, the new Integrated Healthcare Campus promotes medical efficiency and effectiveness without compromising the welcoming and easy-to-navigate environment including expansive green spaces and sparkling ponds, prairie-style architecture, extensive use of natural light, rooftop healing gardens, convenient means of way-finding and public and private waiting areas. Also included are home-like design features throughout the new campus to support patient-centered care and promote healing of the mind, body and spirit.
This state-of-the-art, 42-acre campus project includes a replacement hospital, addition to the Center for Health and an energy center, which allows inpatient, outpatient and physician offices to be located together on an accessible site. Outpatient services included both diagnostic and testing services and other support services. Included in diagnostic and testing services are procedure center, ambulatory surgery, endoscopy, outpatient imaging, women’s imaging, MRI, non-invasive diagnostic cardiology, nuclear medicine, cardiac/pulmonary rehab, heart failure center, neurodiagnostics, oncology, outpatient observation, rehabilitation services, ambulatory care and wound care. Support services included case management, education, home health/hospice, pain management center, respiratory therapy and sleep laboratory.
Due to Gilbane’s efforts on an IDC review, approximately 1,700 issues were identified and compliance checks were performed, resulting in a savings of nearly $1.7 million. The team also worked with the owner and architect to integrate the design and construction phases in order to effectively manage the aggressive construction schedule. The building systems team utilized design assist for the mechanical and electrical trades. As a result of this process, the team was able to identify large issues early on and address them before construction documents were finalized.