Medical Construction & Design

JUL-AUG 2015

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10 Medical Construction & Design | J U LY/AUGUST 2015 | MCDM AG.COM DESIGNED TO EXPAND New Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Specialty Care Facility Opens — A new 135,000-square-foot Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Specialty Care and Ambulatory Surgery Center recently opened in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. The new center will replace an existing one located nearby and will add an ambulatory surgery center where children can have same-day surgery close to home. The construction manager for the project is Turner Construction and the architect is EwingCole. The four-floor facility was designed to expand up to a total of 195,000 square feet to allow for future program growth. It includes 68 exam rooms supporting more than 30 medical and surgical subspecialties, a pediatric imaging center, a day hospital for oncology patients, a sleep center, an urgent care center and an ambulatory surgery center. CHOP's Home Care Program is also based onsite. Projects New Patient-Centered Medical Home Features Flexible Clinical Modules A ribbon-cutting ceremony was recently held for Saint Agnes Hospital's newest healthcare center, 40 West Plaza in Baltimore, Maryland. Formerly a Room Store, RTKL reprogrammed the 38,000-square-foot, patient-centered medical home by converting the tradi- tional retail layout into a fully functional healthcare facility. Whiting-Turner Contracting Company provided a full scope of construction services. The facility is designed as a series of fl exible clinical modules to improve patient privacy and decrease wait times. With 20 primary care providers, the multi-specialty facility will house a variety of medical services includ- ing imaging, laboratory and physical therapy. The new facility will also have designated rooms for patient educa- tion on topics such as diabetes, weight management and heart health. Southern Illinois Healthcare Cancer Institute Combines Services in 1 Location McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. recently completed the new $15.3-million Southern Illinois Healthcare Cancer Institute in Carterville, Illinois. Lawrence Group provided architecture and interior design services. TKH Inc. provided healthcare facility planning services and McClure Engineering provided mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering services. The facility combines existing radiation therapy locations and medical oncol- ogy clinics in one location. Situated on a 15-acre site east of Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge north of Illinois Route 13, the new facility alleviates the need to travel great distances to receive care. The build- ing's design incorporates a number of sus- tainable elements. Natural materials, natural light and views of the surrounding land- scape will promote wellness and healing. completed & upcoming Illinois: McCarthy Building Co.s; Saint Agnes: RTKL/David Whitcomb; Beaumont: Jason Keen Renovations Refresh Beaumont Medical Center Outpatient Facility Extensive interior and exterior reno- vations at the 150,000-square-foot Beaumont Medical Center in West Bloomfi eld, Michigan, have been re- cently completed. The project team for the outpatient medical center included Neumann Smith Architecture and a joint venture of KIRCO MANIX Construction. The improvements include refreshing all common areas with new carpeted hallways and stone fl ooring in the lobby; upgrades to all common area bathrooms; improved aesthet- ics to all elevator lobbies and elevators and an enhanced entrance and reception area. Ex- terior renovations include upgraded landscaping and repaving of the parking areas.

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