Revitalizing an Acute Care Multi-Phased Hospital Replacement for Washington Hospital

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Washington Hospital Morris Hyman Critical Care Exterior

Revitalizing an Acute Care Multi-Phased Hospital Replacement for Washington Hospital

Morris Hyman Critical Care Pavilion New Replacement Hospital, Washington Hospital Healthcare System, Fremont, CA: Ratcliff is providing Construction Administration services for Washington Hospital’s Morris Hyman Pavilion, an Acute Care Replacement Hospital adjacent to the existing Main Hospital. As the second phase of a multi-phased hospital replacement, the project is a new 223,000 sf, four-story, critical care building. Hospital services provided in this building will include a new Emergency Department that will be approximately four times the size of the current one, an adult ICU/CCU (48 beds), and a Med/Surg floor (68 beds). Ratcliff is updating the hospital’s design, initially conceived ten years ago by another firm, to respond to dramatic technological advances such as implementation of electronic medical records, use of tablets and personal electronic devices, and wireless nurse call and communication systems; improvements in supply and waste streams; and value engineering modifications to optimize the Hospital’s resources to reduce first cost and optimize staff workflows. In addition to Construction Administration, Ratcliff is providing the following:

  • Pre-construction services of reviewing pre-bid RFI’s, document control, and constructability review
  • Value engineering to reduce scope and high cost items
  • Validation of operations and medical equipment needs
  • Coordination with Hospital administrators, Construction Manager, Contractor, OSPHD, local permitting agencies, and the entire design team to review, respond, and document necessary changes in the contract documents
  • Master Planning update to enhance existing and proposed campus development, provide a new central public circulation spine and organize the current and future campus buildings, patient services, and vehicular and pedestrian circulation