St. John’s Mercy Regional Medical Center, Joplin Missouri

Joplin, MO

Replacement hospital for St. John’s Mercy Regional Medical Center that was demolished by an EF-5 tornado that hit Joplin, Missouri on May 22, 2011.  The new hospital is designed to withstand 250 mph winds. Reported to be the most rapid construction from design to turnover of any hospital of it’s size in the US.