Health system leadership engaged ORC as a space planning team member to provide best practices in cancer center facility design.
ORC consulting services included:
• ORC staff were imbedded in the client planning and architectural teams with the designated role of providing best practices in cancer center development.
• The De Novo cancer center includes inpatient beds, an adult and pediatric peripheral blood stem cell program, pediatric oncology, a radiation therapy department with academic offices for physicians and physicists and a therapy school, multidisciplinary clinics, a pharmacy supporting inpatients and ambulatory patients, a Phase I research unit, an ambulatory infusion area, take home pharmacy, social work, nutritional staff, clinical research support staff, retail food service and a chapel.
Cancer center opened in 2016.