“ERDMAN’s expertise in healthcare and focus on providing value to our organization was essential to our partnership on this new project. The capability to provide a full range of services, from capital and facility planning through design and construction has been valuable and has simplified the process, allowing us to focus on continuing to put our patients first.”
— Ronald P. Franzen, Vice President
St. Luke’s Health System
St. Luke’s set out to expand its surgical care center—and increase its market share. Doing that would involve creating state-of-the-art ORs to help make St. Luke’s a competitive alternative to the options in Minneapolis-St. Paul—two-and-a-half hours away. But the kind of transformation St. Luke’s wanted doesn’t happen easily. The health system would need a partner to help take on complex demands like these:
The surgical care expansion was constructed within the fourth floor of St. Luke’s on-campus medical office building (built by ERDMAN in 2012). Key factors like the following helped the St. Luke’s-ERDMAN team reach project success:
St. Luke’s can now provide the kind of leading-edge surgical capabilities that were once unavailable in the Duluth area. The newly expanded surgical center has not only transformed what St. Luke’s can do today—it creates a new realm of possibilities for the future.
Hear from the physicians and patients about the end result experience of the $23 million St. Luke’s Surgical and Procedural Care Expansion project.