Piedmont Fayette Hospital, Fayetteville, Ga. ©2006 Rion Rizzo/Creative Sources Photography
Established: 1961

Staff: 190

Location: Nashville

Healthcare Markets: Acute Care, Alternative Medicine, Cancer/Oncology Treatment and Care, Education/Research, Long-Term Care, Sports Medicine, Women's and Children's Care

Services: Architecture, Interior Design, Master planning, Space planning

Three Projects of Note:

Piedmont Fayette Hospital [Fayetteville, GA] November 2006

St. Anthony Summit Medical Center [Frisco, CO] December 2005

North Central Baptist Hospital [San Antonio, TX] July 2006

Contact Information:

Sandy Dickerson

2100 West End Ave., Suite 1200

Nashville, TN 37203

Ph. (615) 329-9445 Fax: (615) 329-0046

E-mail: sandyd@esarch.com

Web: http://www.esarch.com

Founded in 1961, Earl Swensson Associates, Inc. (ESa) provides design services in Architecture, interior design, master planning, and space planning to clients throughout the country and abroad. More than 85% of the firm's work is in the design of medically related facilities. ESa is consistently ranked by Modern Healthcare magazine as one of the top 10 healthcare design companies in the country. The firm is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and an affiliate member of The Center for Health Design.

What do you think is a pressing issue/controversy today with healthcare design?

Cost is the major pressing issue today. The inflation of the past 12 months has put a lot of hospital projects on hold or in jeopardy.