News Release: Hammes Company to collaborate with MetroHealth System

Hammes to collaborate on $1 billion healthcare campus transformation project

The MetroHealth System in Cleveland issued $946 million in revenue bonds in May 2017 to pay for construction of a new 12-story hospital and upgrade its main campus on West 25th Street. (Concept rendering courtesy of MetroHealth)

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin. and CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 5, 2017 – Hammes Company (hammesco.com), the nation’s leading healthcare developer, has been engaged by The MetroHealth System to collaborate on the $1 billion campus transformation in Cleveland, Ohio.

The cornerstone of the campus transformation will be a new 12-story hospital tower with 270 private rooms offering advantageous views north to downtown and south to green space. The tower also will house an extensive range of departments, including Medical/Surgery, Burn, Labor/Delivery/Recovery, Anti-Partum, Post-Partum, NICU, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Cardiopulmonary, Interventional Radiology, Imaging, Linear Accelerator, Endoscopy, Neurology, Administration, Kitchen, Lobby, Support Services and other areas tied to general hospital operations.

Other essential projects in the campus transformation include a connector building to the existing Critical Care Pavilion, parking garage, new loading dock, central utility plant and helipads.

The project will apply Lean Delivery Principles designed to eliminate waste, maximize every dollar, improve workflow, reduce patient wait times, improve safety, and enhance the overall delivery of care.

For the duration of the six-year project, subject matter experts from Hammes Company, Moody and Signet will work in a collaborative environment.

“Hammes Company is honored to be part of MetroHealth’s campus transformation that will shape the future of healthcare in Cuyahoga County,” said Chris Kay, president and CEO at Hammes Company. “The rigorous Lean process-driven approach will be key in charting the project’s strategic course and ensuring a transformation that accommodates MetroHealth’s extensive range of current and future needs.”

Hammes Company has managed more than 57 million square feet of complex expansion, renovation, replacement and greenfield campus development projects valued at over $23 billion.

About Hammes Company

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Hammes Company has been ranked by Modern Healthcare as the No. 1 healthcare facility developer for 16 years. Hammes Company has managed in excess of 57 million square feet of complex new, expansion, renovation, replacement, ambulatory care, and acute care projects with a value of over $23 billion for hospitals and health systems nationwide. Hammes Company represents extensive experience managing the planning, financing, development, construction, leasing, and management of non-acute and acute healthcare facilities.

Hammes Company has helped many of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations plan, implement, and manage facility strategies and solutions for more than a quarter of a century. The company delivers measurable results that help healthcare providers grow while meeting the unique health and wellness needs of their communities. Hammes Company is headquartered in greater Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and provides services through a network of regional offices strategically located across the country.

About The MetroHealth System

metrohealth.org

The MetroHealth System is an essential health system committed to providing health care to everyone in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and improving the health of the community overall. Its 7,300 employees deliver care to everyone at its main campus, just west of downtown Cleveland, and at more than 20 other MetroHealth locations. It also provides health care at more than 40 additional sites in Cuyahoga County through community partnerships such as the School Health Program. MetroHealth is home to Cuyahoga County’s most experienced Level I Adult Trauma Center, verified since 1992 by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons, and one of two adult and pediatric burn centers in the state of Ohio verified by the American Burn Association. MetroHealth also is home to a verified Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. In the past year, MetroHealth provided more than one million patient visits in its hospital and health centers. MetroHealth also is an academic medical center committed to teaching and research; each of its active physicians holds a faculty appointment at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. MetroHealth has earned Magnet status, which places it in the top six percent of all hospitals nationwide for nursing excellence. MetroHealth’s mission is, “Leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, teaching, discovery and teamwork.”

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