by Nashville Health Care Council | Oct 16, 2014


100-Bed Facility to Support Expansion of High Quality OB/GYN/Pediatric Services Meeting Chinese and International Standards

Shanghai, China – October 14, 2014 – Gresham, Smith and Partners, a leading multi-disciplinary design and consulting firm for the built environment, is pleased to announce it has been selected to provide architectural, interior design and engineering services for a new 269,000 square-foot, 100-bed hospital in Ningbo, China. The new facility will provide high-quality OB/GYN and Pediatric services for private patients, meeting both Chinese and international standards. GS&P’s competition-winning design carefully applies a modern aesthetic that will contribute to and enhance the community while supporting the hospital as a landmark building.

“We are proud to have been selected to work together with American-Sino Hospital as they continue to expand their presence in China,” commented Kevin KS. Kim, AIA, Gresham, Smith and Partners. “Our design seeks to further their efforts of providing high quality care and will incorporate evidence-based and LEAN design strategies that are proven to support patient, family and staff satisfaction while improving health outcomes and operational efficiencies. Our goal is to create a facility-of-choice among women in the region by incorporating advances in western design with elements to support Chinese culture.”

With the goal of delivering the highest quality of care and fostering long-term patient relationships, the new facility will contain 32,000 square-feet of outpatient emergency space, 16 LDRP executive suites and 4 LDRP presidential suites. To respect privacy and deliver the utmost personalized service, the LDRP presidential suites provide their own check-in, delivery and recovery spaces. The new hospital will also include 2 C-section suites, 4 operating rooms, 4 NICU beds, 2 ICU beds, 64 inpatient beds, a patient and staff cafeteria, grand lobby, a VIP lounge on the top floor and a 250-car underground parking area.

In addition to design services for this new facility, GS&P is currently working on several facilities in China including the Shanghai New Hongqiao International Medical Center Shared FacilityHuashan Hospital, Tianjin Taishan Cancer Hospital and Columbia Asia Wuxi hospital.  Cilin Hospital, designed by GS&P for CHC, has recently entered into full operation in Zhejiang province, China.

With more than 47 years of experience in healthcare design and consulting, Gresham, Smith and Partners has the foundation and expertise needed to develop evidence-based innovative solutions. The firm’s team of healthcare planners, architects, interior designers and engineers has led projects for top providers in the United States and around the world, including South America, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Caribbean and Africa. GS&P’s unique multidisciplinary LEAN process approach provides the engagement necessary to succeed at every level. GS&P is committed to partnering with healthcare providers to help them thrive as they navigate this transformational time and seek to provide the best possible experience for patients, staff and patient families.

About Gresham, Smith and Partners:
Gresham, Smith and Partners provides design and consulting solutions for the built environment that contribute to the success of national and international clients. For more than 47 years, GS&P has focused on enhancing quality of life and sustainability within communities. GS&P consists of industry-leading professionals practicing architecture and engineering design as well as scientists and highly specialized planning and strategic consultants in Aviation, Corporate and Urban Design, Environmental Services, Federal, Healthcare, Industrial, Land Planning, Transportation and Water Resources. GS&P consistently ranks among the top architecture and engineering firms in the United States. For more information regarding GS&P, visit www.greshamsmith.com.

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