Press Release

June 10, 2019

Elmhurst Memorial completes expansion of Progressive Critical Care Unit.


ELMHURST, IL—Elmhurst Memorial Hospital recently opened a new unit to expand the size of its PCCU. As part of the work, existing non-clinical support spaces and offices were relocated to make room for four new patient rooms, with necessary nursing and clinical support spaces. The completed project consists of approximately 4,765 sf of work. M&CA worked closely with the design/construction team, including the Owner, Consultants, and the Contractor to ensure a seamless renovation process during this 2-phase project.

Elmhurst Memorial 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. In 2018, Elmhurst Hospital earned Planetree’s Gold Certification for Excellence in Person-Centered Care. Elmhurst is one of only 88 healthcare organizations worldwide, including 26 in the U.S., with Gold Certification, Planetree’s highest level of achievement. For three years in a row Elmhurst Hospital has been named a Top General Hospital by the Leapfrog Group for achievements in patient safety and quality. And for seven years in a row, Elmhurst Hospital has been named one of Soliant’s Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S.

Since 1974, Matthei & Colin Associates has specialized solely in the planning and design of healthcare environments. We are committed to collaboration with our clients by understanding the challenges and recognizing the opportunities. Through a proven process of listening, asking, and creating, we translate dialogue into design.

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Randall R. Bacidore, AIA
Matthei & Colin Associates, LLC

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