May 13, 2019
North Entrance Renovations under construction at Edward Hospital.
NAPERVILLE, IL—This project is phased construction designed to alleviate traffic congestion and enable improved patient drop-off and discharge at the existing main entry. The modifications include revisions to the road system to separate the entrance/exit traffic to the north entry loop, create a new bypass lane dedicated for valet use, and provide five new parking spaces to facilitate valet and small delivery vehicles. Three new canopies will be added to provide continuous cover and an increase in overall length for patient and visitor activity. A new 2,500 sf expanded vestibule and lobby facilitate the use of the expanded drop off/pickup zone by providing additional entrances serving both the existing facility and a planned future addition. Construction is scheduled to complete October 2019
Edward Hospital is a part of Edward-Elmhurst Health, one of the larger integrated health systems in the State of Illinois. Edward-Elmhurst Health is comprised of three hospitals – Edward, Elmhurst and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health. With annual revenues more than $1 billion and more than 50 outpatient locations across a service area of 1.7 million residents, the system employs nearly 7,500 and has more than 1,900 physicians on staff. Edward became the first hospital serving DuPage and Will counties to earn Magnet Recognition®, the ultimate credential for excel¬lence in nursing. Edward was re-designated as a Magnet hospital twice since Edward’s initial designation. It was also named a Top 50 Hospital in the nation by Truven Analytics, as well as ranked among the top 5 percent in the nation by Healthgrades for overall cardiac services
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