The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Eye & Ear Institute
LOTH has worked to become a true partner with healthcare providers.
As one of the largest, most diverse academic medical centers in the country, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is in a constant state of growth and change. 2009 marked the opening of OSU’s Eye & Ear Institute, a five-story, 137,000 square-foot facility, home to many healthcare services.
- create an environment: a facility for efficient, state-of-the-art outpatient surgical care
- understand and accommodate: meet the unique needs of the institute’s outpatient surgical care, medical offices and administrative operations
- product mix: encompassing patient recovery, cafeteria, infusion and consultation areas, waiting, nurse stations, and offices
- LOTH’s dedicated Healthcare Team: coordinated with OSU’s Designer and facilities group for product selection, space design, and project management
- determine collaboration needs: analyze how groups interact with other departments and what constitutes collaboration among teams
- functional workspaces: provided each team member with an appropriate and functional workspace
- consultation / conversation: provided a variety of open and private settings
- a range of work areas: created appropriate spaces that support hospital staff
- collaborative interaction: environment supports staff and patients and their interactions
- community support: provides state-of-the-art outpatient surgical care in a convenient neighborhood setting.
- integrated technology: uses technology to enhance collaboration and productivity
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