Western U.S.

Space Planning, Care Integration & Oncology Network Development


WESTERN REGION: ORC was engaged by a national architectural firm to provide best practices in cancer center design and operations at the request of an NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, an academic medical center and a Children’s Hospital. ORC consulting services included: • At the request of the three institutions, ORC was retained by the architect to address patient and staff flow, service locations within the cancer center and to assure that the needs of the patients, family and staff are addressed in the facility plan.  Integration of inpatient services are also included in the ambulatory plan. • The [...]

Community Hospital Cancer Center Expansion


WESTERN REGION: ORC developed a market assessment and facilitated teams to identify space requirements for expansion of community cancer center. ORC consulting services included: • Cancer program assessment with recommendations. • Market assessment to inform clinical service and space planning requirements. • Projection of space requirements, including key adjacencies supporting staff and patient flow. Outcome: Cancer Center expansion completed.

Facility, Operational & Program Planning for Academic Medical Center


WESTERN REGION: 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 [...]