Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Wraps Up Expansion, Renovation Project
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital has completed a four-year modernization project in Barrington, Ill., according to press release. The project added 230,000 square feet and renovated 150,000 square feet.
The major improvements include 14 new and renovated operating rooms and four new rooms for cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, and interventional radiology. All of the hospital’s 176 inpatient rooms now are private. In addition, the project added private pre- and post-op patient rooms, and an expanded area and amenities for family waiting.
Other new and modernized areas include consult space for patients with chronic illness; a centralized testing area; a new breast care center with expanded capacity; new physical rehabilitation and cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation departments; and an expanded endoscopy area. The modernization improves energy efficiency and includes green roofs to provide energy-conserving insulation and to absorb rainwater.