Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Open to Conference Attendees Only
Resurgence of a 1980's Acute Care Hospital in the Age of the ACA
System Director - Design & Construction, Norton Healthcare
Chief Administrative Officer, Norton Audubon Hospital
Principal, LMH Architecture
Senior Project Executive, Messer Construction Company
This case study will explore the expansion and major renovation of Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville Kentucky. The multi-year master facility plan for the hospital focused on enhanced patient privacy, patient satisfaction, efficiency and clinical value. The hospital remained open and completely functional during this process and continued to meet the needs of the patients served. Components of the project include:
1. A two-story patient bed tower addition to house 74 private patient beds.
2. Remodel of existing patient rooms.
3. Major upgrades and expansion of the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit and Open Heart Unit.
4. Addition of three open heart operating rooms, renovation of the existing surgery department and an expanded recovery area.
5. New main entry with improved patient registration and amenities such as a café, gift shop and interactive music therapy experience.
6. Expanded cath lab prep and recovery area.
7. A general upgrade of the existing infrastructure.
1. Outline the multi-year master facility plan for the hospital focused on enhanced patient privacy, patient satisfaction, efficiency and clinical value.
2. Review the design strategies implemented to facilitate and meet the goals outlined in the master facility plan.
3. Review the challenges of renovating hospital departments within existing space while maintaining full facility operation.
4. Learn about the lean driven construction approach for dealing with outdated facility infrastructure.