Medical Construction & Design

JUL-AUG 2018

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10 Medical Construction & Design | J U LY/AUGUST 2018 | MCDM AG.COM New Patient Tower at Baptist Medical Center South Complete A new patient tower at Baptist Health of North- east Florida's Baptist Medical Center South is complete. The 155,200-square-foot Tower C is an integral component of the master plan for the campus. The tower features updated fi nishes and amenities to enhance the patient experience such as miniature refrigerators and safes in each room. The labor and delivery unit features 45 spacious rooms with touches that help create a spa-like environment, such as replacing paper towels with cloth hand towels and providing more counter space for toiletries. An additional nursery minimizes travel distances for patients and a number of alcove spaces give families a place to rest and enjoy views to the outside. The project team included Gresham, Smith and Partners and Batson-Cook Construction. Projects completed & upcoming Fort Yuma: Dekker/Perich/Sabatini/Travis Lewis Making History Final Phase of Olathe Health's Largest-Ever Expansion Complete A ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony was recently held for Olathe Health's new, 29,000-square-foot, freestanding Cancer Center in Kansas. The new facility welcomes visitors with a soaring, two-story lobby featuring a stone-clad fireplace and a wood ceiling. The space provides an uplifting patient experience with warm finishes and large art installations. Off the lobby, a large conference room features floor-to- ceiling windows taking advantage of natural day lighting and exterior views. The center also contains an Appearance Center Boutique offering products and services to support each patient's unique needs as they undergo treatment. The new infusion area has 10 semi-private bays and six private suites that will deliver chemotherapy, immunotherapy, biotherapy and hormone therapy. This portion of the building is designed to provide a serene, comfortable setting with views focusing on an outdoor healing garden with water features. Additional onsite services include: 11 oncology exam rooms, a laboratory for convenient access to blood draws and lab results and a pharmacy designed for the requirements of USP 800. The project team includes HMN Architects and Turner Construction. TOPPING OUT Inspira Health Network Hospital on Track for 2019 Grand Opening A topping-out ceremony was recently held for the new Inspira Health Network Medical Center in Mullica Hill, New Jersey. The medical center is being built under the Integrated Project Delivery approach. It will bring 400 local full-time jobs to the construction site. The fi ve-story, 467,000-square-foot hospital building has 204 beds. The main tower consists of operating rooms, an emergency department, imaging suites, as well as administrative, dining and sup- port services. The project also includes a new central utility plant, which will pro- vide electrical power, heating/hot water and chilled water to the new hospital. Inspira purchased 100 acres of the site from Rowan University in 2016, with the vision of creating a modern medical center in the heart of Gloucester County that off ers residents convenient access to a higher level of quality healthcare. Construction is scheduled to be com- plete by December 2019. The project team includes Array Architects, Leach Wallace Associates and Skanska USA. The Indian Health Service and the Cocopah and Quechan tribes celebrated the opening of Fort Yuma Health Care Center in Arizona. The 76,000-square-foot facility serves the two tribes located along the Colorado River in Arizona and California. The healthcare center, at full capac- ity, will staff 200 employees and provide primary care, dental and eye care, diag- nostic imaging and laboratory, pharmacy, behavioral health, community outreach, diabetes treatment and wellness services. The facility is designed to support the Indian Health Service's commitment to the Chronic Care Initiative, which focuses on clinical prevention and management of chronic conditions, such as diabetes. Design and operational strategies give high priority to the interrelationship between primary care, physical therapy and the wellness department in the treatment and prevention of disease. Construction took two years. It was designed by Dekker/Perich/Sabatini and built by Pilkington Commercial Co., Inc. Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held for Fort Yuma Health Care Center

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