Locations: Chicago; Detroit; Los Angeles; Minneapolis; Phoenix; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.
Healthcare Markets: Acute Care, Education/Research, Long-Term Care. Other: Academic Medical Centers; Ambulatory Care
Services: Architecture, Conservation, Consulting, Engineering, Green/Sustainable Design, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Strategic Planning. Other: Master Planning
Three Projects of Note:
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital—Integrated Patient Care-Research Building [Memphis, TN] 2007
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center [Los Angeles, CA] 2007
University of Virginia Hospital Expansion [Charlottesville, VA] 2011
Dave Martino, AIA, ACHA
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SmithGroup has dedicated eight decades to healthcare planning and design. With innovative ideas, a proven process, and experienced, committed professionals, SmithGroup is working with our clients to reshape the healthcare environment—earning more than 80 healthcare design awards and eight Modern Healthcare awards. Our approach to flexible medical planning and design has advanced both the art and science of healthcare Architecture. We work in collaboration with the leading academic medical centers and community and system hospitals in the United States to create intelligent spaces that work—reducing capital and operating costs, enhancing efficiency, and improving care delivery.
What do you think is a pressing issue/controversy today with healthcare design?
Our clients today are facing multiple challenges, including increased capacity demands, rapidly changing technologies, rising healthcare costs, declining reimbursements, staff shortages, and spiraling construction costs. Accessing the capital to implement effective facility planning and design strategies to meet these challenges continues to be the topmost concern of our clients.