65,900 square feet
Cleveland Clinic Akron General's new, $50 million emergency department is a ground-up building, adding 65,900 square feet to the existing hospital campus. PTA Engineering provided MEP design, bidding and construction administration services on this project. The first floor emergency department features general treatment areas, triage, level 1 trauma services, behavioral treatment areas, isolation treatment areas (for infectious disease control), a decontamination treatment area, a 16-bed short-term observation area, a protective environment treatment room (for immunosuppressed patients), an urgent care treatment center, and an imaging center with a CT scan and two x-ray rooms. Each of these room categories have unique requirements which were designed to meet FGI/AIA guidelines for healthcare facilities.