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Virtua, Voorhees, NJ

When faced with the need to replace an aging hospital four miles down the road, Virtua engaged Hammes Company to provide facility planning and project management services for a new hospital on the Voorhees campus. The new campus is divided into two main components - a hospital and a comprehensive ambulatory care center located on 40 acres of preserved wetlands. The main complex has 370 beds across 680,000 SF and is designed to LEED standards, with an emphasis on energy efficiency. Playing a key role from the start, Hammes Company confirmed all market assumptions, created the master plan vision and site development plan and prepared the preliminary budget and schedule.

Virtua was committed to a major work process engineering effort to review and redefine over 180 of their processes and workflows through the application of LEAN methodologies and Six Sigma. Hammes Company collaborated with the entire project team to assist Virtua achieve their goals and produce a thorough analysis of all planning options to maximize efficiency. The result is a flexible and resourceful healing campus for patients, physicians and staff.

Due to Hammes Company's detailed budget tracking, vendor negotiations and proven construction techniques, Virtua realized in excess of $14 million in savings off their original development budget.

Project Snapshot
Project Type: New Hospital Campus
Project Size: 370 Beds
680,000 SF
Project Services:
  • Project and Development Management
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