Driven by the need to improve the efficiency and patient experience at their main campus, Carle Foundation Hospital and Carle Physician Group looked to ERDMAN for recommendations. ERDMAN conducted a resource capacity study, operational analysis, space programming, and budgeting services. Based on our subsequent recommendations, Carle set their sights on creating a comprehensive cancer center, a single facility that would bring together diagnosis, treatment and research. For the project to be successful, the following objectives needed to be met:
ERDMAN led the planning, design and construction for the new Carle Cancer Clinic/Mills Breast Cancer Institute. The three-story facility includes a captivating two-story rotunda and an interior walkway allowing convenient access to parking and other portions of the Carle Campus. Outcomes from the project include:
Patients and their families in Central Illinois now have a premier cancer center conveniently located under one roof, one that provides a soothing, beautiful atmosphere to reduce stress and promote healing. As the success of the center continues, the facility is poised for future growth with design features to accommodate additional floors.