April 26, 2021
Construction is ramping up for a new patient tower at St. Mark’s Hospital. Preparation work for the project on the north side of campus started in early 2021. Once the project is complete, the new five floor patient tower will consist of over 125,000 square feet of new space, along with and 42,000 square feet of renovated space. Highlights of the new tower include:
- Increased patient rooms sizes
- A new emergency room entrance
- More comfortable waiting areas for patients’ friends and families
- Additional clinic space to support service line growth within the hospital
“St. Mark’s Hospital was established almost 150 years ago. Since then, St. Mark’s Hospital has been the pioneer for provided quality healthcare to the people of Salt Lake City and the surrounding communities,” said Jeremy Bradshaw, CEO of St. Mark’s Hospital. “It brings me a great sense of pride to know that we get to care for and help the people in our community, every day. This new patient tower emphasizes our commitment to continue to provide that same great care for many years to come.”
The ER at St. Mark’s Hospital, and the rest of the patient care services, will remain open during the duration of this project, which is set to reach completion in 2023. Throughout the project, some commonly used entrances will be interrupted. Patients and visitors are encouraged to visit the new patient tour page prior to coming to the hospital to stay up-to-date on construction progress and parking instructions.