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Our Best Practices and Lessons Learned Ensure Reliable & Compliant Patient Care

We will enhance the commissioning process at your hospital by evaluating the specifics and adapting our process to meet the unique needs of each project. Our approach is simple: we evaluate what is working, what is not working, the reason of non-conformance and provide a clear path to resolution. All of our efforts are focused on how we can add value to the team, rather than standing on the sidelines and recording events.

We work with the operations staff and contractors to identify and resolve issues that are critical success factors to the operators, including maintainability; infection control; system flexibility; and quality; rather than reporting construction status and minor issues. We use a Fishbone Diagram to help the team identify the underlying root causes of an undesired condition, rather than chasing symptoms and "fixing" the problem until it happens again.

Lean Construction Techniques

We use our in-house construction experience and knowledge of Lean Construction techniques to work with the team and identify the optimal times to integrate commissioning into the construction process, rather than waiting until the end of the project where schedule and budgets are greatly impacted with changes.

For more information regarding these services please email: Tony Martin

Services Include:

  • Design Intent
  • Commissioning
  • Building Forensics
  • Risk Assessments
  • Systems Optimization Response
  • Fault Analysis
  • Train O+M Staff
  • Transitional Operations
  • SOP Development & Training
  • USP <797> Compliance
  • USP <800> Compliance
  • JCAHO Inspection Support
  • Infection Control Support

Project Examples

Northside Cherokee

Northside Hospital Pharmacies Multi-Site

Northside Hospital engaged WorkingBuildings to provide commissioning services, design reviews, root-cause analysis, and remedial design solutions for USP <797> compliant oncology compounding pharmacies at 26 clinical sites. The sites consisted of existing facilities and new construction.

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Emory University Hospital J-wing

Emory University J-Wing Hospital Tower

Emory University Hospital’s new J-Wing tower is a nine-story facility that features 210 inpatient beds. The tower also features operating rooms, airborne isolation spaces, and a USP <797> compliant pharmacy.

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Health Shands Hospital

UF Health Shands Hospital

The new 512,000 SF facility will feature 204 private beds; an operating suite of 20 procedure rooms; a diagnostic imaging suite; clinics to support neurology, neurosurgery, cardiovascular, and heart station; central energy plant expansion; campus infrastructure; parking garage; and a cafeteria.

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