The building of the MetroHealth Cleveland Heights Behavioral Health Hospital has been completed. It is not only important to design healthcare facilities that are beneficial for the patient but also medical facilities that are designed to help future healthcare professionals learn their trade.
Cleveland Heights Behavioral Health Hospital
The Metro Health system in Cleveland set out to consolidate behavioral health services on its Cleveland Heights, Ohio campus. The team designed and built a 79,200-square-foot behavioral health hospital that accommodates five patient units and 100 patient beds. (Source)
The new hospital includes adult, geriatric, and adolescent units for behavioral health and addiction care with appropriate on-unit treatment and program space. This includes a shared recreational room and secure exterior courtyard with a half basketball court. (Source)
The facility helps to fill a critical community need for psychiatric health services in surrounding areas. (Source)
To read the exact designs that they have used in this new build go to the original article which you can access here.
Architecture firm: Hasenstab Architects Inc.
Interior design: Hasenstab Architects Inc.
Construction Manager: The Albert M. Higley Co.
Engineering: Karpinski Engineering (MEP), Thorson Baker + Associates (structural), Wohlwend Engineering (Civil)
Developer: Anchor Health Properties
Completed: October 2022
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Source: Walker, Tracey. “MetroHealth Cleveland Heights Behavioral Health Hospital: Photo Tour – HCD Magazine.” HCD Magazine – Architecture & Interior Design Trends for Healthcare Facilities, 17 Feb. 2023, https://healthcaredesignmagazine.com/projects/metrohealth-cleveland-heights-behavioral-health-hospital-photo-tour/.