Project Description

University Medical Center

Opened in August 2015, University Medical Center New Orleans is the academic medical center of LCMC Health, a Louisiana-based, not-for-profit health system. This new $1.1B Level I Trauma Center and 400-inpatient bed hospital includes 18 operating rooms (two of them hybrid) and 6 interventional labs, plus 8 labor and delivery rooms, a 120-bed treatment room emergency department with more than 150 ambulatory clinic exam rooms, and an adult Level I trauma center.

Imaging facilities include 7 CTs, 4 MRI’s, Intraoperative MRI suite, 6 Digital Mammography Suites, 4 R/F suites, 2 Chest Rooms, 4 Radiology Rooms, PET Scanner, 2 Linear Accelerators, 4 Nuclear Medicine Cameras, 1 SPECT / CT. Systems include nurse call, telemetry transport, IT/Telecom, building security, CATV/MATV, patient entertainment and education, AV, other low-voltage technology systems.

The Sextant Group (i-SCIENCE) delivered the $200M, 50,000-item medical devise and equipment planning for all healthcare technology systems throughout the facility. As Owners Rep, the firm guided and oversaw the program verification, procurement, installation, implementation, integration, testing and staff training of the various healthcare technology systems within the complex. This assured all common and client-required points of integration were designed into the project and that installation contractors were properly managing the points of integration.

The UMC New Orleans serves as a key partner of LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, Tulane University School of Medicine and other academic institutions.

Project Details

  • Location: New Orleans LA
  • Size: 2,000,000 GSF
  • Budget: $1.1B
  • Scope of Work: Medical Device and Equipment Planning, Owners Representative for Healthcare Technology
  • Year Completed: 2015

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