Michigan City, IN

Franciscan Health

Throughout this new high-tech hospital, we provided alarm, security, lighting, nurse call, surveillance, and electrical distribution systems.

Exterior view of the Franciscan Health facility

Value Delivered

Leveraging our decades of experience working with Franciscan Alliance, we assisted with initial budgeting, design, and layout to help keep this new hospital project on schedule.

Our value engineering services helped reduce the overall cost of the project, and our Building Information Modeling promoted smooth coordination between electrical systems and other mechanical systems.

Client Objectives

The client was building a new hospital on an 86-acre site to meet the needs of the surrounding communities with state-of-the-art technology and services. They needed comprehensive electrical solutions throughout their new facility.


We provided electrical construction throughout multiple areas of the hospital, including:

  • Kitchen and servery
  • Pharmacy
  • Central lab
  • Sterile processing
  • Medical office building tower (including administration offices)
  • Clinical decision unit
  • Intensive care unit
  • Emergency department with trauma and minor procedure rooms
  • Two computed tomography rooms
  • Two nuclear medicine rooms
  • Two magnetic resonance imaging rooms
  • Two radiology rooms
  • Two radiography/fluoroscopy rooms
  • Two catheterization labs
  • Eight operating rooms including post-anesthesia unit and shell space for two future operating rooms
  • 110 patient bedrooms
  • Labor and delivery department

Our solutions included:

  • Site lighting (including helipad lighting and controls)
  • Central utility plant
    • Complete primary medium-voltage distribution system
    • General power distribution system
    • Emergency distribution system featuring three 1.5-MW generators
  • Teledata cabling
  • Fire alarm system
  • Public address/intercom system
  • Access control and video surveillance
  • Digital master clock system
  • Nurse call system
  • Infant security control

Client Background

Franciscan Health Michigan City hospital is a state-of-the-art facility housing 123 private inpatient beds, cutting-edge diagnostic imaging equipment, and advanced life-saving innovations. We have been performing projects and maintenance for Franciscan Alliance for more than 40 years.