Consolidating A Top Healthcare Provider and Academic University
The comprehensive planning and development process of integrating the specialties of Creighton University Medical Center into the CHI Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center campus involved bringing together multiple user groups to design spaces that satisfied both academic and private healthcare interests. The design strikes an ideal balance between the operational efficiency concerns of Bergan Mercy Medical Center, and the education and collaboration needs of the University. It involved the design of a new 138,500-SF ambulatory clinic, as well as 263,200 SF of complex renovation.
The new ambulatory clinic features 136 exam and procedure rooms, two general x-ray rooms, 10 specialty procedure rooms, and seven ultrasound rooms.
Renovations include updated spaces for surgery, PACU, and cardiovascular services, as well as a new 52-bed ICU, and hospital laboratory. A new sterile processing department and renovations to the med-surg floors accommodate new spaces for academic collaboration that help support the increased patient volumes and the new educational focus of the campus.
The fully-renovated emergency and trauma departments include 21 exam rooms, six vertical patient beds, safe hold rooms, SANE rooms, isolation rooms, trauma bays, and a 10-room clinical decision unit, which makes Creighton University Medical Center at Bergan Mercy Campus one of only two Level-I trauma centers in the city of Omaha.
At a glance
138,500-SF new construction ambulatory clinic
263,200-SF complex renovation
136 exam and procedure rooms
seven ultrasound rooms
21 exam room ED
10-room clinical decision unit
Level-I trauma center