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Surgery Center at Shrewsbury Now Open; New Ambulatory Facility Designed by JACA Architects

JACA Architects one of New England’s premier healthcare-exclusive architectural firms, announces the recent opening of one of its major design projects – the Surgery Center at Shrewsbury.

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Unconventional Solutions for Design Challenges

An article by Tony Cavallaro, William Epps and Susie Festel of Jaca Architects on finding a patient centered solution for a design challenge was recently featured in Medical Construction & Design magazine. The article can be found on page 54 of the July/August issue.

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Matthew Bluette of JACA Architects Presents at NEHES 2018 Spring Seminar

Matthew Bluette was part of an experienced team of presenters who led the session “2012 Life Safety Code – Staying in Compliance with the New Rules.”

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JACA Architects’ Co-Directors of Interior Design Attain NCIDQ Certification

JACA Architects, one of New England’s premier healthcare-exclusive architectural firms, is pleased to announce that Rebekah Clough and Lynda Duray, both Co-Directors of Interior Design, have achieved NCIDQ certification, one that is recognized by the interior design industry as an indicator of proficiency.

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Tony Cavallaro featured in USA Weekly

Our founder Tony Cavallaro, Founder and CEO was just featured in USA Weekly magazine.   Tony discusses the challenges of meeting the constantly evolving needs of the healthcare industry and their nearly 30 years in business.

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JACA Architects Represented at Becker’s ASC Review Conference by Associates Epp and Bluette

William Epp, Associate Principal, and Matthew Bluette, AIA, ACHA, AICP, NCARB, LEED AP, Associate, both of JACA Architects, one of New England’s premier healthcare-exclusive architectural firms, recently attended Becker’s Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) 24th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs, held in Chicago from October 26 through October 28.

“We’ve worked on a number of ambulatory surgery center projects over the past few years, and with more on the horizon, this conference offers a great chance to stay up-to-date on best practices and share different perspectives based on project needs and limitations,” said Epp.

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Proposed Cut in Lab Fees

The AMS biweekly report has important news about possible lab fee cuts we want our clients to know about.  Read more

Matt Bluette of JACA Architects Attends New England Society of Healthcare Strategy Conference

“These events and discussions are a great way for us as healthcare-focused architects to better understand the types of challenges that specific care facilities and providers potentially face, and what we can do to alleviate these challenges,” said Tony Cavallaro, president of JACA Architects.

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Signature Healthcare Psychiatric Hospital in Massachusetts by JACA Architects

JACA Architects work on the Westborough Signatiure Healthcare Psychiatric Hospital was just featured on AEC Cafe.

JACA Architects selected to design ambulatory care facility for Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham

JACA Architects was recently selected by Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham to design a new ambulatory care facility. Construction on the project is expected to begin in the spring of 2018; John Fowler, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP and associate principal at JACA Architects, is serving as principal in charge of the project.

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Can Private Developers Rescue the Health Care Industry?

Banker & Tradesman recently featured article by Matt Bluette and Bill Epp on the partnership between private developers and the healthcare industry.

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Architect selected for Tobey Hospital Emergency Room expansion

“We’re glad to have been counted on to design an emergency department that can better meet the needs of the multitude of patients Tobey sees in the course of the year. Tobey Hospital is an integral facility of the greater Wareham community, and we are proud to be contributing to even better health care for the area’s residents and visitors,” said Anthony Cavallaro, president of JACA Architects.

Read full story in Wicked Local Wareham


Signature Healthcare Services selects JACA Architects to design psychiatric hospital in Westborough

Featured in the MetroWest Daily News

RI Landmark Cancer Center

Healthcare Construction + Operations featured a story about our design work at the RI Landmark Cancer Center

Boston Healthcare Expansion Forum


Southcoast Health Urgent Care Dartmouth


JACA Architects Attends Pharmacy Compounding Conference

“It’s important for us as healthcare-focused architects to understand on a deeper level the types of challenges that specific medical facilities potentially face,” said Tony Cavallaro, president of JACA Architects. “Attending a conference like this is a great way for us to gain additional information directly from people in the field, and we are glad that John represented us at this recent event.”

JACA Architects’s Design on Hybrid OR, Heart and Vascular Center Now Open at Southcoast’s Charlton Memorial Hospital

 Harold and Virginia Lash Heart and Vascular Center, featuring a state-of-the-art hybrid operating room, opened at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, MA.

Build New or Repurpose: Top Considerations when Adding a Hybrid OR

Medical Construction & Design  November/December 2016

Healthcare Designs for Patient and Provider

By Anthony Cavallaro  High-Profile Monthly, May 23, 2016

Top 5 Design Considerations in Today’s Behavioral Health Facilities

Learn what you need to think about when designing behavioral health facilities.

Medical Construction & Design, July/August 2016

JACA Architects Promotes Matthew Bluette to Position of Associate

CityBizList July 2015

JACA Architects Promotes Tharp to Associate

New England Construction - August 2015

Cape and Plymouth Business gives Anthony Cavallaro, CEO JACA Architects, the Last Word

High Profile Features Beth Israel Deaconess Cancer Center and Surgical Pavilion

President JACA Architects Anthony Cavallaro, Talks Healthcare and Architecture


Tony Cavallaro, President JACA Architects, speaks on the healthcare design industry during an interview with Radio Entrepreneurs


Boston Society of Architects profiles Tony Cavallaro, President JACA Architects


JACA Architects Complete Renovations To Reading’s Hallmark Health Medical Center – Banker and Tradesman


JACA Wins Abu Dhabi Contract

JACA Designs Beth Israel – Needham Project


Healthcare Design That Keeps Patients and Care Givers in Mind


JACA Wins Abu Dhabi Contract


Healthcare Design Trends: LEAN and Strategic Simulation | HC+O News


JACA Architects introduces Strategic Simulation Software to design program


JACA wins design bid for Beth Israel Deaconess Cancer Center Needham

JACA Architects embraces updated ADA Guidelines for Healthcare Design


JACA Architects Names Katie Arruda as New Director of Interior Design


Lessons Learned: How do you go about finding quality people to hire?

Boston Business Journal | June 14-20, 2013   ANTHONY CAVALLARO, JACA Architects – “Hiring quality people is not only about their experience level, but their ability to communicate and make every client feel comfortable.  My employees must have involved knowledge of each project type they are assigned to and the ability to handle themselves professionally in situations where things may be questioned during the construction process.”

Lessons Learned: What will you do differently in 2013 than 2012?

Boston Business Journal | March 15-21, 2013   ANTHONY CAVALLARO, JACA Architects – “Our Healthcare clients are affected by declining reimbursements.  A planner must always consider the efficiency of a space along with the care process.  In 2013, we will continue to refine our proprietary ‘LEAN delivery’ method for Healthcare design.”

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