Patient-centered replacement hospital breaks ground in Joliet
A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held for the 560,000-sf, six-story replacement hospital for Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet, Ill. Designed and master planned by RTKL, Baltimore, the $400 million facility will feature 289 private rooms in an environment that focuses on patient-centric care. To minimize transfers and improve safety, the patient rooms will be acuity adaptable for intermediate care and will allow for in-room procedures. Completion: fall 2011.