Healthcare Design News Release
Ambulatory Surgery Design Commission Awarded to Hospital
Architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects
Hospital architecture firm Bernstein &
Associates, Architects (www.bernarch.com) has been hired to
design a new, state-of-the-art, ambulatory surgery department at
a prominent hospital in Brooklyn.
The surgical suite shall be divided according to surgical design
guidelines into three designated areas: unrestricted,
semi-restricted, and restricted --- as defined by the physical
activities performed in each area.
Ambulatory surgery diagnostic and treatment facilities will
include: ambulatory surgery examination room, ambulatory surgery
procedure suite, pre-procedure patient holding area,
post-procedure recovery positions, and phase II recovery.
Ambulatory surgery clinical support areas will include: nurse or
control station, medication distribution station, soiled
workroom, equipment and supply storage, anesthesia equipment and
Support areas for patients will include patient change areas,
patient lounge, patient lockers, and patient toilet facilities.
Public and administrative areas will include: reception, waiting
space, interview space and multipurpose room.
Support areas for ambulatory surgery staff will include staff
clothing change areas, staff lounge, staff toilet facilities,
and staff shower.
About Hospital Architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects:
Hospital architecture firm Bernstein & Associates, Architects (www.bernarch.com)
is known for innovative hospital planning, hospital design,
hospital architecture and hospital interior design.
Additional ways to follow the firm's hospital design philosophy
and hospital design news, is through the firm’s hospital design
blog at www.bernarch.blogspot.com, as well as the firm’s
hospital design Twitter account at www.twitter.com/hospital
For more information about hospital planning, hospital
architecture, and hospital interior design, please contact:
Bernstein & Associates, Architects
1201 Broadway - 803, New York, NY 10001
New York – Hartford – Princeton – Los Angeles