Henry Ford Macomb Hospital announces massive expansion, renovation

June 9, 2021  –  Henry Ford Macomb (Clinton Township, MI), part of Henry Ford Health System (Detroit, MI), announced a $318 million expansion that will include a new five-story, 225,000-square-foot addition featuring 160 private patient rooms that can be converted to manage critically ill patients on par with an Intensive Care Unit.

Inpatient units in the existing hospital will also be renovated to create spacious private rooms. This is the largest expansion and renovation in the hospital’s history. It will become county’s first hospital to provide all 361 of its licensed beds as private rooms for the safety and convenience of patients.

Other key highlights of the expansion and renovation include:

  • Increasing ICU rooms from 48 to 60 and equipping them with the latest in technology
  • Spacious patient rooms equipped with accommodations for a family member to stay overnight
  • A newly redesigned hospital entrance and lobby area
  • An expanded power plant to meet the infrastructure upgrades
  • Additional patient, visitor and team member parking

Site work began April 5 and construction on the expansion is expected to be completed in 2023. The hospital will remain fully operational throughout the expansion and renovation.

With its 361 licensed beds, Henry Ford Macomb is the largest hospital in the county. The expansion is expected to contribute to the county’s 3.5% growth in healthcare jobs by 2024, according to the Macomb County Economic Development Department. In 2019, healthcare’s total purchases accounted for more than $1.6 billion, with 47% coming from industry partners and suppliers in the county.

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