MORRISSWITZER CELEBRATES 25 YEARS

2015 marks the 25th year of MorrisSwitzer's commitment to healthcare design.

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Cobleskill Regional Hospital ED Nearing Completion
Cobleskill Regional Hospital ED Nearing


The $4M renovation and expansion of Basset Healthcare Network's Cobleskill Regional Hospital Emergency & Radiology Department is under construction and near completion. Key donors and community members will tour the first two phases of construction. The project, designed to improve patient flow and efficiency, comprises 2,000SF of new space and the renovation of 5,500SF in the existing ED.

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Projects

Eastern Maine Medical Center
Eastern Maine Medical Center


A multi-phased $247M modernization project for Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) broke ground with a 361,000SF projects that will provide state-of-the-art operating rooms, consolidated heart care, updated space for laboring moms and their babies, new neonatal intensive care space, and increased private rooms for patients.
The project utilizes evidence-based design in its approach to patient-centered care and is a Center for Health Design Pebble Project member. Phase 1 of the project includes a 29 single-bassinet neonatal intensive care unit, 6 labor and delivery rooms with 25 postpartum rooms, nuclear medicine, non-invasive cardiology, 8 invasive labs, 32 inpatient telemetry rooms, a 24-bed critical care unit, and 14 state-of-the-art operating rooms with pre-op and PACU. The new surgical center will include 2 hybrid ORs and connect with the existing outpatient ORs to create a single surgical department. Emphasis was placed on durability and ease of maintenance as well as infection control, and the comfort of patients and staff. 

Research &
Publications

Healthcare Design Features Cohen Children's Hospital
Healthcare Design Features Cohen Childre


The new addition to Steven & Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York is located on the North Shore Long Island Jewish campus. The parcel was bound by campus roadways and the existing children's hospital, which led to the building's angular shape. This orientation also serves to provide greater access to natural light for new and existing patient rooms. 

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital
Elizabethtown Community Hospital


Elizabethtown Community Hospital, part of the University of Vermont Health Network, is moving forward with a $10M upgrade to their inpatient unit. This project includes patient room replacement, decentralized nursing stations, private bathrooms, and interior design reflecting the surrounding Adirondack mountains.