Loyola Opens 30k-Square-Foot Clinical Lab 

Sunday, October 3, 2021 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Loyola Medicine recently opened a 30,000-square-foot clinical laboratory facility on the fourth and fifth floors of it emergency medical services building on the campus of Loyoal University Medical Center in Maywood, Loyola officials announced late last month. 

The space was designed by HED, an architecture engineering sustainable design firm based in Southfield, Mich. Chicago-based Leopardo Construction was the general contractor. 

Medical workers inside of Loyola University Medical Center’s new clinical lab, which opened recently. | Courtesy Curated Communications 

The clinical lab will serve Loyola, the academic medical center, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital in Melrose Park and MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn. 

“As a part of this project, we really focused on reimagining the lab team’s processes,” said Aaron Shepard, a principal and project leader with HED.

“We wanted to help Loyola optimize workflows and improve efficiencies, so the design exercises we went through focused on these kinds of major flow improvements,” he added.

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