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The San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center (SLVRMC) has been serving communities around the San Luis Valley for more than 90 years. To accomodate the growing needs of patients, SLVRMC retained RTA to design a new 1,600 SF Oncology and Infusion Center addition and 2,550 SF of interior tenant improvement to the existing infusion program area. The addition and renovation will provide expanded patient-centered services that will enhance the patient experience and enable the SLVRMC Oncology Program to better serve the community.
This $2.1 million dollar project will include new finishes, increased daylighting, enhanced patient support, additional examination rooms, shared education and conference spaces, and new landscaping. Site work will include the redefinition of the north entry point to the hospital campus from First Street to improve site circulation, and provide better accessibility. Adjacent to the new Oncology & Infusion Addition, the existing main Emergency Department entry will receive a newly designed covered entry canopy and signage structure to help redefine and visually reinforce Emergency Department access and campus wayfinding.
Following the June groundbreaking General Contractor GH Phipps mobilized on site. Utilizing an accelerated construction schedule, GH Phipps intends to achieve substantial project completion and turn the project over to the hospital just before Thanksgiving 2017.