Moon Mayoras designed the 50,480-square-foot patient care units to extend Chandler Regional Medical Center’s capacity to provide family-centered inpatient care with two new 28-bed, state-of-the-art medical and surgical inpatient bed units on the upper two floors of medical center’s Ambulatory Surgery and Imaging Center (ASIC). The units were designed to create a non-institutional atmosphere and provide amenities that encourage the family to participate in the patient’s care and overall state of well-being.
Moon Mayoras configured the new patient rooms along the perimeter of the existing ASIC floor shell space, and designed ancillary/support services in a centrally located “support core”. The geometry of the existing ASIC floor plate and the location of the existing elevator bank allowed each unit to be subdivided into distinct sections, each supported by its own central core and primary nurse station. Each unit can be configured to operate/flex from one to three distinct patient care units as needed.