ST. LOUIS , Mo. – A new $550-million academic medical center in St. Louis, Missouri, moves closer to reality as SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital and SLUCare Physician Group share renderings of the facilities.
The new SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital and ambulatory care center feature more than 800,000 square feet of space, 316 private patient rooms, an expanded Level 1 trauma center and emergency department, larger intensive care units, expanded patient parking, green space and areas for any future campus expansion. The campus will be located on 15 acres adjacent to the original facility off Grand Boulevard between Rutger and Lasalle streets. The project is expected to total more than 2.2 million workforce construction hours and a peak workforce team of more than 600.
The new hospital will continue to focus on high-acuity patients, cardiovascular care, oncology, stroke, transplant and trauma.
Groundbreaking is planned for Aug. 31, with a projected completion date of Sept. 1, 2020.