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Outpatient Surgical Center

New England Urology
Location: Beverly, MA
4,100 Sq. Ft.
Completion: November 2010

Project Description

A sleek, up-scale surgical suite, this fast-track project comprises two operating rooms with seven pre/post operative bays and supporting spaces. The highly efficient panopticon layout affords the central nurse’s station oversight of the waiting room, changing area, pre/post operative bays and restricted sterile core.

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Nursing Care Center

Revera Nursing and Rehab
Location: Medford, MA
Size: 6,500 Sq. Ft.
Completion: September 2011

Project Description

To better serve Revera’s short-term care rehabilitation patients and to accommodate outpatient restorative services, the scope of the project included renovations to the existing ground floor and first floor nursing unit. Reconfiguring the existing entrance and lobby afforded a new entry and waiting area for outpatient services, and provides a comfortable, cozy lobby for short-term and long-term residents. The Restorative Services funtions were enhanced by expanding to provide an ADL suite, and state-of-the-art physical therapy equipment.

The first floor Nursing Unit was also renovated to better serve short-term care rehabilitation residents. A combination of resident room upgrades and common area improvements helps create a hotel/home-life experience for residents. An ADL resident bedroom was added to assist residents planning to return home, the Dayroom was relocated centrally making it more available to residents, and the Central Dining Room was enlarged to incorporate the “Pub Room.” Staff productivity has improved with the increased size of the Nurse’s Station.


Main Pharmacy

Lahey Clinic
Location: Burlington, MA
Size: 6,000 Sq. Ft.
Completion: January 2007

Project Description

The project goal was to upgrade the existing in-patient pharmacy to be in compliance with the new USP 797 standards. A review of the program also indicated that the existing area was insufficient and needed to be increased by 33% to 6,000 square feet. The mandate was to ensure ICRA compliance, and functionality of the pharmacy was not compromised during the upgrade and expansion. Initial studies revealed that the best way to accomplish the goal and maintain operations was through a six phase design and implementation of the areas. Additional complexities were the need for a new HVAC system and the sensitivity of the compounding areas. For this project, we partnered with TCI as an engineering consultant.

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