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quired tweak stemmed from adjacencies that
placed radiology and the lab close to the ED, a
decision dictated by adjacency scoring in the
programming phase. However, it's a long walk
between the lab and the hospital's outpatient
pharmacy, an issue for anticoagulation patients who must visit the lab for testing before
picking up medications. "So we're looking at
doing point-of-care testing down in the pharmacy now so we can eliminate that walk," Cooper says.
But thanks to the pre-planning by the organization as well as a thorough engagement of
staff, the usual expected design changes simply haven't come up. "Little things like where

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Completion date: October 2015
Owner: Cherokee Indian Hospital
Total building area: 150,000
sq. ft.
Total construction cost: $57 million
Cost/sq. ft.: $380/sq. ft.
Architecture: DesignStrategies LLC
Interior design: DesignStrategies LLC
Engineering: DesignStrategies LLC
Construction: Robins & Morton
Art/pictures: Barbara Harriman
AV equipment/electronics/
software: CIC Technologies
Carpet/flooring: Spectra Contract
Flooring
Ceiling/wall systems: Murray
Drywall
Doors/locks/hardware: WmS
Trimble
Surfaces-solid/other:
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To solve one of the
sources of stress
associated with the
existing hospital, the
project team eased
patient access to the
replacement facility by
introducing multiple
entrances, allowing
patients to quickly access the services they
need without traversing the whole building.
Ground-level parking
was also provided by
moving 1 million cubic
yards of dirt to reach
the necessary grade.

sharps containers are located or where various items are located in rooms or along the
wall-that was so carefully worked out that I
haven't had the normal callbacks that we get
on projects," Rook says.
As for the major condition of satisfaction-
that the community must love it-the results
are in. A scoring matrix was developed for the
IPD bonus mechanism that's based on the
number of community members who were
engaged in the project by attending events like
a tour or the ribbon cutting, for example. Additionally, surveys were distributed to about 400
attendees of the ribbon cutting and another to
elected officials and tribal leaders. "So we had
good, objective data based on these surveys,
and the other thing we've seen is a bump in our
customer satisfaction scores," Cooper says. "I
don't think there's any question about it. The
community loves it." 


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Starting Point
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