The new state-of-the-art acute care hospital was built to serve the growing region of southern Sarasota County and improve health care throughout the region.
VENICE, Florida (PRWEB) November 30, 2021
Gilbane Building Company is pleased to announce the successful completion of its Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Venice Campus project. Gilbane provided risky pre-construction and construction management services for the new state-of-the-art building, conveniently bringing 5-star care closer to area residents.
“Our Gilbane team pride themselves on delivering the highest standards in hospital settings,” said Heidi DeBenedetti, executive vice president of Gilbane Building Company. “Despite the pressure of COVID-19 and its additional consequences of supply chain disruptions, we have remained nimble, flexible and determined. The result is an exquisite new hospital built on time that will provide patient care of the highest standard. quality for the local community when it is most needed. “
Located at the intersection of Laurel and Pinebrook roads off I-75 in Venice, Florida, the Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Venice has 110 private patient rooms, with ten spacious delivery rooms for labor, l delivery, recovery and postpartum (LDRP). The 5-story, 365,000-square-foot facility also includes a 28-bed emergency care center with a stroke center and two resuscitation rooms; 8 operating theaters (including robotics and 2 operating theaters dedicated to OB patients); 22-bed intensive care unit (with a negative pressure ventilation system that can convert all or part of the intensive care modules into pandemic units if necessary); an interventional radiology room; cardiac catheterization / electrophysiology laboratories; after-effects of endoscopy / bronchoscopy procedures; full range of diagnostic and imaging services; a breast health center; a dedicated cardiac care unit with 24/7 telemetry monitoring, as well as units and services specially equipped for orthopedics, oncology, nephrology, neurology / neurosurgery, pneumology, urology, general / vascular surgery and other medical / surgical patients.
The 65-acre campus also includes a 400-car parking lot, surface parking for approximately 1,050 vehicles, a 25,000 square foot power plant, and a 60,000 square foot medical office building. The campus is designed to be flexible and expandable, and work is already underway on a third patient care tower that will add 68 private patient suites. The design will allow Sarasota Memorial to double the size of its emergency care center and surgical suites and expand up to 400 private patient rooms without disrupting hospital operations in future phases.
“This is truly a milestone in the 96-year history of Sarasota Memorial,” said hospital board chair Jim Meister at a recent dedication ceremony. “It has been a long journey that has taken many years of thoughtful planning, but thanks to the incredible efforts of our staff, partners and the entire community, we can now celebrate this extraordinary hospital, which will save lives and improve health. and well-being throughout the region. “
About Gilbane Building Company
Gilbane provides a full range of construction and installation services to clients in a variety of markets, ranging from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, general contractor, design services. -construction and management of facilities. Founded in 1870 and still a private family business, Gilbane has more than 45 offices around the world. For more information, visit http://www.gilbaneco.com.
About the Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is a regional referral center providing the largest breadth and depth of care in Southwest Florida, with more than one million patient visits annually at its two hospital campuses, autonomous emergency rooms and its complete network of ambulatory care centers. SMH-Venice is a 110-bed acute care hospital that opened in November 2021 to serve the growing region of southern Sarasota County. It offers a full range of medical and surgical care and seamless integration with the resources and expertise of the entire Sarasota Memorial healthcare system.
For the original version on PRWeb, visit: https://www.prweb.com/releases/gilbane_building_company_announces_completion_of_sarasota_memorial_hospital_venice/prweb18364042.htm