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Augusta Health Hospital Pulmonary Laboratory Relocation – Fishersville, VA

Pulmonary Laboratory Relocation - Augusta Health

Pulmonary Laboratory Relocation – Augusta Health

Project Scope: 2,000 SF relocation of the inpatient and outpatient respiratory therapy services department for Augusta Health Hospital in Fishersville, Virginia. The relocation will provide a more appropriate amount for patient care and clinical support spaces as well as provide additional equipment and supply storage to alleviate the current substantial space provision deficit. The project is also key to improving the adjacent ICU clinical care space and improving patient care Pulmonary Care Services access. Construction phasing, Infection control and Life safety will be crucial to the project’s success as it is directly adjacent to the Surgical Services Sterile Core.

Architect of Record to Date: Currin Design Consulting, LLC

Owner: Augusa Health

Project Cost: Undisclosed

Completion Date: Study Only

Eastern State Adult Mental Health Facility – Williamsburg, VA

Eastern State Mental Health Facility Laboratory

Eastern State Mental Health Facility Laboratory

This project included a 1,000 SF Stat laboratory which provides on-site urinalysis and blood (limited chemistry) testing for the new 300 bed Eastern State Mental Health Facility. The laboratory supports the in-house patient medical clinic, radiology, podiatry and optometry services.

Ms. Currin provided planning programming, building design and quality control for architecture, interiors, engineering, medical equipment and specialty medical systems coordination services while employed by Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering.

Architect:  Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering

Project Cost: $38 million (full facility cost)

Completion Date: 2010

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Blood Transfusion Lab Renovation

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Blood Transfusion Lab Renovation

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Blood Transfusion Lab – Bethesda, MD

Project Scope: 1,500 SF phased renovation to the existing hospital’s blood bank and transfusion lab, while remaining fully operational at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center- Bethesda, Maryland. The lab provides all of the specialized blood testing for the military’s worldwide operations, student training for transfusion services as well as irradiation processing for the hospital’s Surgical and transfusion services.

The existing lab opens directly into the surgical sterile core to provide product directly to the surgical team, heightening the infection control requirements as well as patient safety risk assessment. The lab also provides stat testing for the emergency department services for the hospital and serves the Oncology department. Construction phasing, Infection control, life safety, well coordinated equipment utility tie-ins, detailed understanding of the lab’s processes and functionality are key to this project’s success.

Ms. Currin provided planning, programming, lab design and medical equipment coordination review while employed by Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering, Inc.

Architect:  Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering

Project Cost: Undisclosed

Completion Date: Undisclosed

Augusta Health Hospital Laboratory Renovation and Expansion – Fishersville, VA

Augusta Health Hospital Laboratory Renovation and Expansion

Augusta Health Hospital Laboratory Renovation and Expansion

Project Scope: 15,000 SF renovation and expansion within the existing hospital, creating a full service, state of the art lab for the Augusta Health campus in Fishersville, Virginia. The lab is a BSL-2 level lab with Microbiology, Chemistry, Hematology, histology, blood bank, pre-admission testing, teaching services, pathology and lab support spaces. The renovation and expansion was completed in 4 phases while maintaining full functionality of the existing hospital lab services. 

Ms. Currin provided lab planning and design, quality control/full discipline coordination of medical equipment and construction documents, construction administration and project management services while employed by Odell Associates, Inc.

Architect: Odell Associates, Inc.

Project Cost: $3.1 million

Completion Date: 2008

Other Facilities Include:

Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital Main Laboratory – Richmond, VA

Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital Main Laboratory United States Army Corps of Engineers – Ft. Belvoir, VA

Camp Lejeune Hospital Main Laboratory – Camp Lejeune, NC

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