Advocate Christ Medical Center Ambulatory Care Pavilion

Oak Lawn, Illinois

Planned, designed and constructed in under three years, the Advocate Christ Medical Center (ACMC) Outpatient Pavilion was envisioned as a model to respond to the nationwide shift from inpatient to ambulatory, on-campus care. The LEED Gold facility promotes enhanced outpatient services where collaboration is emphasized, inefficiencies minimized and cost-savings optimized.

The nine-story, 330,000 square-foot modern icon sets an aesthetic tone for further redevelopment on the medical campus, while delivering patient-centric services through coordinated institutes focused on: Neuroscience, Cancer, Heart & Vascular, Outpatient Imaging & Surgery and Endoscopy. 

By developing a consolidated on-campus facility, ACMC greatly improved care and convenience, dispersed traffic more efficiently and relieved operational pressures on the tertiary hospital. The integrated design process promoted a nimble exchange of ideas that shortened the overall schedule, while establishing flexible planning concepts and a new image near the front door.

Services Used
Owner: Advocate Health Care
Architect: HDR Architecture. Desman Associates