Category: Healthcare News

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 […]

Accelerating the Design Process for Cancer Treatment Centers

Linear accelerators used to treat patients with cancer are incredibly intricate machines, requiring not only adequate space for the equipment itself, but also highly specialized vaults for their operation. Inherent to the size and complexity of the technology, full replacement of a linear accelerator or the addition of a new vault constitutes a formidable undertaking […]

Multi-functional Simulation Spaces at Boston Children’s Hospital

Lavallee Brensinger Architects CEO Richard Pizzi speaking on Medical Education and Clinical Simulation Centers, April 7, 2015 at the MED-Ed Facilities Conference in Boston. Multi-functional Simulation Spaces at Boston Children’s Hospital Tuesday, April 7 at 2pm Join Richard Pizzi of Lavallee Brensinger Architects and SueEllen Donahoe of Boston Children’s Hospital as they discuss how a […]

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center opens new Critical Care Unit

In 2010, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) teamed with Lavallee Brensinger Architects to evaluate opportunities to increase bed capacity within the existing Medical Center. The evaluation has resulted in an Outpatient Rehabilitation Suite and a new 103,000 square foot medical office building completed in 2012. Most recently, DHMC and Lavallee Brensinger have successfully converted an existing […]