Meeting the healthcare needs of the region happens both on the inside and the outside of a medical facility.  As St. Luke's in Duluth looks towards the future, they're making plans for what that future looks like - both in programming implementation, staffing, and the physical nature of the campus.

It's the future that will take center stage at an upcoming community forum being hosted by St. Luke's in Duluth.  The event is scheduled for Wednesday, May 11 - 4:00 PM on the 4th floor of their Building A at 1015 East First Street. The session is being billed as a "campus redevelopment community forum"; Attendees can expect to get a first hand look at what the future of healthcare will look like in Duluth - especially for the facility.

St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, MN
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St. Luke's leaders will share their specific plans for Phase II of its Health Forward Initiative campus redevelopment plan, with a question and answer session and public commentary period to follow,.

Events like this play a large role in future planning for the healthcare facility.  Mike Boeselager, St. Luke's Vice President of Support Services explains:

"We're excited to share what's next for St. Luke's with our community.  We also want our neighbors and the community to be involved and hear about what's important to them."

As a healthcare facility, St. Luke's provides service to approximately 500,000 residents of northeastern Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin, and the wester Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Locally, that includes St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Lake View Hospital in Two Harbors, two ambulatory surgery centers, and more than 40 primary care and specialty clinics throughout the region.  In addition, St. Luke's operates eCare Clinics.

St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, MN
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