The 36th installment of the Daily Briefing's Architectural Design Showcase features nine rural or critical access hospitals.
BSA LifeStructures and JE Dunn Construction: To ensure patients in the rural area of Monett, Missouri had quality health care BSA and JE Dunn Construction developed a new 100,000 single-story, 25 bed replacement hospital and clinic for CoxHealth. This new critical access hospital will offer an enhanced emergency department, multiple operating rooms, labor and delivery, and an attached medical office building that will house physician clinics, cardiac rehab, and 40 exam rooms. (© 2021, Alice Obrien Photography)
ESa: Designed for future expansion by ESa, the 29-bed hospital and integrated medical office building at Thomasville Regional Medical Center serves as a community center for much-needed emergency, inpatient and outpatient services and programming in the rural community. Thomasville has been without a hospital since the previous facility closed in 2011. The new regional medical center is designed to be less institutional in nature. Located adjacent to the hospital's main entry lobby, the MOB is integrated into the facility and contains administrative spaces. (© 2020 Attic Fire Photography)
Eppstein Uhen Architects: Featuring natural light and exterior views to enhance patient well-being, EUA designed a new three-story MOB attached to the existing Prairie Ridge hospital for Family Medicine and Physical Rehabilitation services. Hospital renovations included a new culinary inspired servery, training center and relocated pharmacy. (© 2021 EUA)
FreemanWhite: This recently completed renovation by FreemanWhite right-sized the surgery and endoscopy departments to improve operational standards, reduce high turnaround times, and increase capacity. South County Hospital has completed over 10,000 joint replacements in the 10 years of its robotic joint program; this high volume led to the need to increase OR capacity. (© 2021 South County Health)
LEO A DALY: The Syracuse Area Health Critical Access Hospital is designed to foster patient well-being and to support staffing efficiencies. Designed by LEO A DALY , the hospital occupancy areas include a surgical suite with a large operating room and a minor procedure room, emergency and radiology departments and an inpatient wing with 10-private patient rooms. Additional support departments include lab, pharmacy and nutrition services. Outpatient services comprise most of the remaining space, which includes 20-exam rooms and three procedure rooms, supporting a rural health physicians’ clinic and a specialty clinic. (© LEO A DALY)
Page: The Baylor Scott & White Medical Center is a full-service hospital, primary care and an integrated multi-specialty clinic. Designed by Page, the integration of the clinic and hospital is the key innovation in improving Quality of Care and Staff Performance for Buda, TX. (© 2018 Steve Hinds, Inc.)
SmithGroup: SmithGroup teamed with DPR Construction for this new 70-bed design-build community hospital. The Community Memorial Hospital at Virginia Commonwealth University Health has a contemporary yet timeless design that elevates the patient and staff experience while supporting cutting-edge technology. Using an efficient and compact layout to streamline operations, the patient-centered design features same-handed rooms, high visibility, and increased staff collaboration. (© 2017 Judy Davis/Studio HDP)
TMPartners: The new outpatient clinic for Lafayette Regional Health Center provided much-needed growth and capacity for the facility. TMPartners expanded the hospital’s main entrance to provide a centralized drop-off location and introduced a modern aesthetic as a basis for future renovations of the existing facility’s exterior and interior. (© 2018 TMPartners)
ZGF: St. Anthony Hospital provides a broad range of care common to a rural, critical access hospital. Caregivers from all departments participated in the redesign by ZGF to enhance operational efficiency and patient-centered care, resulting in a building 50% smaller than the previous hospital and a 90% increase in staff satisfaction. (© 2013 Benjamin Benschneider)
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