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Aspirus Langlade Hospital

Designed for the current needs with the future in mind

Preserving History
Designing a replacement hospital creates an opportunity for a new look into operations and processes within the existing facility. Building off a long history of success within the Antigo, Wisconsin community, Langlade Hospital chose to replace the existing 85-year-old facility on its existing site, preserving the history, community fabric and connection to outpatient services houses within two adjacent buildings.

Breaking the Boundaries
Working in tandem with the Langlade Innovation Team and Construction Manager, EUA began by breaking the boundaries of a traditional programming approach. Synergies between departments were established to share space and create collaboration. Patient registration processes were reinvented affecting the design approach, and a truly custom design for typical clinical departments came to life. The partnership between EUA, Construction Manager, and Langlade Hospital consisted of seamless communication as they worked together toward a common vision.

New Services
The new hospital provides a comprehensive range of services to the surrounding community that includes an inpatient unit, birthing center, ICU, three operating rooms, an emergency department with adjacent walk in clinic, and full service radiology including MRI, CT, and women’s imaging. Contemporary patient rooms offer scenic views and fill with daylight to welcome patients, families and guests. The hospital now has consistent branding, landmarks for way finding and a single entrance for an improved patient experience.

The Results
Langlade’s CEO, David Schneider, challenged the design and construction team to create the “critical access hospital of the future” by incorporating the latest in healthcare innovation, evidence-based design, advanced technology and functional utility to better serve the evolving healthcare needs of tomorrow’s patient.

The Vision?
- Maximize patient safety, comfort and security??

- Enhance retention and recruitment of physicians and staff??

- Increase operational and staffing efficiency and reduce ongoing operating costs??

- Increase patient market share and utilization

??- Fully incorporate environmentally friendly “green” design features, systems and materials??

- Establish Langlade Hospital as the provider of choice for state-of-the-art health services in their patient service area