The South Atlantic chapter of the Construction Management Association of America recently named Emory John’s Creek Hospital Radiology Observation Care Unit and Clinical Decision Unit a “Best in Class” new healthcare project. Emory Johns Creek Hospital’s new CDU and ROCU, located in Johns Creek, Georgia, are designed to improve patient and provider satisfaction, offer shorter hospital stays, improve hospital flow and deliver better clinical outcomes.
The EJCH ROCU/CDU project team accepting the CMAA South Atlantic Chapter award for “Best in Class” new healthcare project.
The 20-bed, 12,338-square-foot addition is a vertical expansion on top and alongside the existing facility. The CDU is strategically positioned near the emergency room to act as an ED observation unit. The CDU operates 24/7 by two registered nurses, emergency medicine physicians and advanced practice providers.
The ROCU functions as an outpatient unit for patients who require complicated procedures in interventional radiology, computed tomography, MRI and ultrasound. The project was built over an active loading dock and ties into existing imaging, surgery and facilities operations departments without disruption. The cutting-edge space includes high-end finishes making the space feel more like a hotel rather than a clinical setting.
Frandsen Architects served as architect on the project; DPR Construction was the general contractor.