In my capacity as the Chairman of the Hospital Building Safety Board I have occasion to interact with code changes and their implications. Of particular interest right now is not so much a code change, but rather a potential implication created by the adoption of the 2016 California Building Code (CBC).
With healthcare in flux, the challenges and scarcity of receiving reimbursements have become a horrendous effort for healthcare providers. However burdensome, this issue has created opportunities for the healthcare industry to look at new ways of generating income.
PDA provided full architectural services for this 10,000 square foot renovation to accommodate the new Ophthalmology Specialty Surgical Center slated for OSHPD 3 certification. Designed to comply with OSHPD 3 requirements, the Surgical Center includes
We are thrilled to announce Michelle Ferial Asadies' completion of her registration exams and new status as a licensed architect in the State of California. Michelle joined the PDA team in 2011 and has played an integral role designing and managing a variety of projects...
PDA is proud to announce the election of our very own Bruce Macpherson to Chairman of the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) Hospital Building Safety Board (HBSB).
PDA is thrilled to congratulate Peggy Pailian on the completion of her registration exams and new status as a licensed architect in the State of California. Peggy brings over 18 years of professional experience and talent to PDA’s clients. As a key member of the team, she recently completed the remodel of the inpatient rehabilitation unit at Methodist Hospital of Southern California’s...
Opening this week is the new $6 Million, 30-bed inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Methodist Hospital in Arcadia, CA. Located on the third-floor of the six-story Berger Tower, the newly renovated unit will provide needed rehabilitation services to the greater San Gabriel Valley community for patients recovering from debilitating injuries and illnesses.
Puchlik Design Associates was honored to be a part of Providence Holy Cross Medical Center’s new Comfort Care Suite. The room dedication ceremony on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, unveiled the new 1,200 square foot palliative care space for the hospital. Designed to help improve the quality of life of patients who have a serious or life-threatening diseases, the new suite seamlessly integrates an area for patient, family gathering and essential caregiver support.
The Esperanza International "Building Community" Annual Fundraiser will be held at the PDA office in Pasadena (859 S. Raymond Ave) this year. Tickets and a variety of ways to support Esperanza International can be found at their Eventbrite page HERE.
Slated to open May 2016, Vibra Healthcare’s Kentfield Hospital San Francisco Campus at St. Mary’s Medical Center (SMMC) is the first “hospital within hospital” (HwH) prototype in California and the only Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LATCH) specializing in rehabilitation services in the greater San Francisco metropolis.