Concord Hospital
Day Surgery – Process Simulation Analysis

Ambulatory | Medical Office Building

The renovation and strategic additions to Concord Hospital’s Day Surgery  maximized the department area and integrated non-clinical spaces. This allowed the department area to grow by more than 50 percent.

In order to maximize the effective program, Lavallee Brensinger Architects  applied process simulation analysis to investigate patient, staff, and material flow. This resulted in a change of practice from separate prep and recovery spaces, to multi-function private rooms.

The resulting design created a suite of four, 600  square foot  ORs which are arrayed around a central core. All supplies and services to the ORs are serviced by this core, significantly reducing travel distances and improving utilization of expensive resources. The project also includes two new ORs and an expanded PACU for the main surgical department.