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


UVM Medical Center Granted CON
UVM Medical Center Granted CON

The University of Vermont Medical Center’s Certificate of Need application was recently approved for a new $187.3M, 128-bed inpatient building. Designed by MorrisSwitzer~Environments for Health, the project will improve the quality of care in the state of Vermont and provide a better patient experience. The groundbreaking for the project is anticipated for 2016. 


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 &

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. 

On the Boards

Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology Research
Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotec

The Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology Research is located at the VAMC in Providence, RI and is run in partnership with Brown University. The multi-floor addition project includes dry labs, offices for staff and graduate students, conference space, mechanical and electrical infrastructure updates, and storage.  The forward thinking exterior complements the existing 1990’s Research Building and reflects the breakthrough scientific research being used to develop technology that will serve returning Veterans.