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Surgical ICU

Advocate Health



Park Ridge, IL


CM at Risk

Delivery Method

Occupied Space | Healthcare


Project Profile

In the heart of Advocate Health's commitment to excellence, the transformation of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit Suite stands as a testament to Michuda Construction’s prowess in healthcare facility renovations. This ambitious project involved a comprehensive renovation of an 11,490-square-foot suite within an occupied hospital, presenting unique challenges and opportunities for innovative construction techniques.

Project Overview
The renovation was meticulously planned and executed in five distinct phases, focusing on enhancing the functionality and aesthetic of critical areas including the staff lounge, conference room, family waiting area, offices, and the ICU suite itself. Each phase was designed to minimize disruption to the hospital’s ongoing operations, ensuring that patient care continued unhindered.

Technical Challenges and Solutions
A cornerstone of this project was the high-precision plumbing work required in the surgical operating suite, demanding flawless execution in a sterile environment. Additionally, the project team faced the intricate task of replacing a significant skylight structure in phases. These challenges were met with advanced planning and execution strategies that underscored Michuda Construction's ability to handle complex scenarios in sensitive environments.

Collaboration and Innovation
The success of this renovation is largely attributed to the seamless collaboration between Michuda Construction, CannonDesign, and IMEG engineers. This multidisciplinary team brought together their expertise in design, engineering, and construction management to create a space that not only meets the contemporary needs of healthcare providers and patients but also integrates state-of-the-art technology and design elements that set new standards in healthcare construction.

Impact and Future Vision
Today, the renovated Surgical Intensive Care Unit Suite is a beacon of innovation and quality in healthcare construction. It exemplifies how strategic collaboration and a commitment to excellence can lead to transformative outcomes that enhance patient care, improve staff working conditions, and redefine industry benchmarks. Michuda Construction is proud to have led this project, reflecting our dedication to advancing healthcare environments through thoughtful and efficient construction practices.

This project not only signifies a milestone in healthcare construction but also reinforces Michuda Construction's role as a leader in developing future-oriented healthcare spaces that prioritize safety, efficiency, and comfort.

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