“Livingston HealthCare staff and leadership leaned on your employees for expert advice, problem solving, and foresight. The talented staff at ERDMAN were able to create a physical building to match our superior natural surroundings in Livingston and the quality care we provide.”
— Bren Lowe, CEO
Just a few years ago, Livingston HealthCare was dealing with an outdated facility and asking itself the same tough questions a lot of critical access hospitals do: Should we move and rebuild? What’s the best option for funding? How can we improve the patient experience? And yet no critical access hospital is the same because no community is the same. For Livingston HealthCare to move forward with a major construction project, it would need to find a viable option that also met the changing healthcare needs of Livingston residents. The specific challenges that Livingston HealthCare faced included:
Based on the original facility’s antiquated features and the constraints of the site, Livingston HealthCare ultimately opted for a new site to build on. Through a comprehensive visioning session with ERDMAN, the hospital established a set of guiding principles for a new facility. To help make this project a successful one, ERDMAN’s support included the following:
Livingston HealthCare’s new medical center exemplifies how a critical access hospital can efficiently—and effectively—evolve with the needs of its community.