Edward Hospital’s plans for expansion were given the go ahead on Tuesday after the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board voted to allow the project.
The Review Board voted 8-0 to allow Edward Hospital’s addition of two floors to the west building on its Naperville campus, according to Edward Hospital.
The $63.7 million project will add two floors of beds and includes:
- A new 3rd floor with 36 medical/surgical beds (for orthopaedic/spine patients) and a Physical Therapy gym.
- A new 4th floor with 24 ICU beds.
The construction project is expected to begin over the summer with completion scheduled for late 2013, according to a news release from . The two-floor addition will increase the number of beds at the hospital from 309 to 357, plus the 101 beds of Linden Oaks, Edward’s behavioral health hospital.
We are pleased with the Board’s approval of the project to add two floors of patient beds to the West Building on Edward’s Naperville campus, according to Edward.
“These new beds are needed to accommodate continued expected growth in our service area,” Pam Davis, President & CEO, Edward Hospital said in a news release.