The Mille Lacs Health System hospital was first constructed in 1956 and have been expanded and modernized over the years. The hospital went through a strategic visioning and master planning process with Anderson Companies and Pope Design Group to identify the key needs to improve its healthcare delivery and patient experience.

A 42,000 sq. ft. expansion and 10,000 sq. ft. renovation support’s MLHS in improving patient privacy and staff efficiency. Highlights of the project include:

  • 18 new private Inpatient Rooms
  • New Emergency Department with 2 Trauma Rooms, 6 Exam Rooms, Mental Health Room and attached Ambulance Garage
  • New Kitchen and Cafeteria (which has never been updated since the original building)
  • Improved registration and expanded lobby
  • Expanded Clinic, Same Day Surgery, Lab and Sleep Center
  • Expanded hospital facilities and support spaces