Project Description


An academic medical center’s vision included achieving NCI designation. ORC provided interim cancer center space planning, clinical, and financial assistance for the proposed cancer center and faculty.

ORC consulting services included:

• An academic medical center engaged ORC to assist with space planning for clinical oncology services in an interim cancer center facility.

• ORC collaborated with architects designing their first health care facility. The space planning project was completed in sixty days.

• Cancer Center clinical and business plans were developed by ORC including medical oncology and associated infusion space, pharmacy and laboratory services, surgical and subspecialty clinics and pain management services.

• Nursing requirements for expanded oncology services were assessed, with best practices provided.

• ORC facilitated clinical and business function working groups supporting space planning requirements.


• Interim space opened while permanent cancer center was developed.

• Client achieved NCI Designation.