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Acute Care Projects

"Our Acute Care Projects focus on patient-centered care and efficient caregiver environments. However, recent history has caused a shift in healthcare priorities since infection control, flexibility of spaces, as well as staffing shortages have come to the forefront. We will continue to use best practices and work with clients to foster innovative solutions to the challenges they face."

~ Margaret MulCahy

Posted: 03/18/2019
To design a new 70,000-sf, four-story building with a dedicated pediatric emergency department at Albany Medical Center, the first of its kind in northeast New York and western New England.
Posted: 06/30/2018
To design an Intensive Care Unit in a patient-focused environment with the latest technology. 
Posted: 07/30/2018
To expand, reconfigure and renovate the hospital’s Emergency Department. The project included a 27,900-sf addition, reconfiguring the existing ED area to provide for 29,700-sf for a pharmacy, central supplies, mechanical room, dedicated imaging, and contemporary IT storage, and adding a second floor to the addition for future medical office use.
Posted: 07/30/2018
To program, plan, and design the expansion of the D7 pediatric unit at Albany Medical Center’s Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital.
Posted: 07/30/2018
To create an orthopedic unit that would not only exceed the expectation of existing patients but to begin drawing patients from a much larger regional market.
Posted: 07/30/2018
To develop the program and the design for a 17,400-sf separate maternity unit.
Posted: 06/05/2018
To update the activity room at the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital with an Adirondack Great Camp theme.
Posted: 07/30/2018
To develop a larger and more efficient ED, as well as upgrade the lobby to create a stronger visual identity for the new healthcare system.
Posted: 07/12/2018
To design renovations to a medical and surgical unit as part of a larger plan to increase patient beds on two floors of an 84-year-old portion of the hospital.
Posted: 07/30/2018
To create an easily distinguishable and prominent entry and waiting area, match the unifying appearance of other campus buildings, and connect an annex building to the main hospital.
Posted: 07/31/2018
To design a new modern Emergency Department addition for the Veteran’s Administration. The existing emergency department had numerous safety, security and circulation issues.
Posted: 07/23/2020
The existing pharmacy was located in a remote portion of the basement and needed to be relocated to a more accessible and centrally located space in the hospital. The opportunity arose to relocate and upgrade the pharmacy as part of an overall Hospital wide addition/renovation.
Posted: 07/30/2018
To prepare a master plan as part of the Berger Commission mandated consolidation of Kingston Hospital and Benedictine Hospital in Kingston, NY to determine space requirements and optimal locations for the various functions.
Posted: 07/12/2018
To prepare a planning study for a much-needed expansion to Albany Medical Center Hospital’s clinical laboratories.
Posted: 07/30/2018
To develop a master plan and parking study that offered a way to better integrate hospital functions and allow for a planned expansion.
Posted: 07/21/2020
Needing to expand pharmaceutical compounding sterile preparation services but having outgrown the confines of the existing pharmacy, Albany Medical Center chose to relocate the chemotherapy preparation portion of the pharmacy. Nearby office space was used to develop the new standalone USP 800 compliant chemotherapy sterile preparation suite.