Category: Healthcare News

Case Study: Operational Planning in Ambulatory Care

The 4th edition of Planning, Design, and Construction of Health Care Facilities, a publication of Joint Commission and the American Institute of Architects Academy of Architecture for Health, features a case study on Reliant Medical Group’s strategically planned project to offer a centralized, standardized system of patient-centered care. Lavallee Brensinger was involved ahead of site […]

Join our team! Project Manager – Healthcare [Portland, ME]

As a Healthcare Project Manager, you will manage a variety of healthcare project types and sizes. From kick-off to post occupancy, you will lead / manage all phases of project delivery and must have a working knowledge of this process. You will help Lavallee Brensinger Architects maintain their exceptional client service by serving as the […]

Considerations in ICU Design

Hospitals are seeing a dramatic increase in patients presenting with higher acuity levels. This often leaves hospitals struggling to find adequate space to provide the appropriate level of care. Lavallee Brensinger Architects is currently working with several clients to design Intensive Care Units (ICU) to accommodate these changing patient care needs. Derived from our extensive […]

Location vs. Size – Medical Education and Simulation Centers

Of course, centralized space is preserved for patient care and essential clinical support functions. This leads the discussion to comparing two alternatives: (1) minimal to modest available on-campus space, usually in an older portion of the Hospital or; (2) an abundance of space, off-campus, just a few miles down the road. The debate then continues: […]

Lavallee Brensinger Architects and Engelberth Construction complete linear accelerator renovation/replacement project in less than 2 weeks

Nine months of planning was required to compress a nine week construction schedule into 11 days. The team of Lavallee Brensinger Architects and Engelberth Construction was hired by Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) to renovate the patient treatment area and replace their linear accelerator. Precise planning was necessary to ensure successful project completion, in under […]