Healthcare Design Magazine 2018 Design Showcase Finalist

The Birth Place at Olathe Medical Center named a Finalist for Healthcare Design Magazine’s 2018 Design Showcase

We are honored to be named a finalist for Healthcare Design Magazine’s 2018 Design Showcase for one of our projects, The Birth Place at Olathe Medical Center. We couldn’t have done became a finalist without our awesome partners, JE Dunn Construction and Brack & Associates Consulting Engineers. Congratulations to our entire team!

This prestigious Healthcare Design Showcase awards program is now in its 18th year of honoring the very best design and architecture in the healthcare industry. Seventeen jurors, appointed by their partner organizations (The Center for Health Design, IIDA, and ASID), evaluated this year’s project submissions.

To learn more about the 2018 Design Showcase finalists, click here.

 

Details About Our Highlighted Project: The Birth Place at Olathe Medical Center

Olathe Medical Center (OMC), a part of Olathe Health, is a five-story acute care facility located in Olathe, Kansas. The existing acute care facility advocates the need to stay ahead of the community’s growing needs when it comes to providing quality healthcare.

Designed by HMN Architects and built by JE Dunn Construction, the new 109,000 square-foot four-story obstetrics tower, called The Birth Place, opened in May 2017. The design provides a major enhancement to OMC with a new level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) service, as well as growth for the Obstetrics (OB) Department.

In addition to obstetrics, the expansion provided OMC with a new main entrance lobby, cafeteria, dining area, bistro, and a baby boutique. The new tower provides a new identify to the Olathe Medical Center campus.

The primary goal for the new OB/NICU unit was to provide new moms and families with a comfortable and soothing experience. All patient rooms offer a hotel-like environment, taking advantage of the full glass skin allowing ample light and views.

The building’s structure is designed to allow for three additional floors, providing the hospital with flexibility for future growth, as they become a true healthcare leader in the community.

To continue reading about the project, click here.

Posted on June 15, 2018
Category: HMN Client News, HMN News & Updates

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