A New Healing Environment: Hennepin County Med Center's LEED Silver Building
Start Time: 10/24/2017 2:15:00 PM
End Time: 10/24/2017 3:15:00 PM
As Minnesota's premier Level 1 Trauma Center, Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is part of a system of primary care clinics throughout the twin cities. Currently occupying seven downtown city blocks, the Center will soon open a new, six-story, LEED Sliver certified facililty on an eighth block--the first new HCMC campus building in 47 years. Attend this session to understand the unique process of establishing a new facility that features a full floor of surgical suites and a state-of-the-art Radiology and Cancer Center and integrating it with the rest of the HCMC campus.
1. Understand the history, mission and values of HCMC, an inner-city, Level 1 Trauma and safety net medical center
2. Understand the exceptional requirements for building an ambulatory building with multi-specialty clinics, radiology suite, cancer center and operating rooms
3. Understand the exceptional requirements for LEED Silver certification of a medical facility
4. Appreciate experience-based design concepts incorporated into a medical facility to enhance a healing environment