This medical office building, on the campus of Adventist’s Tillamook County General Hospital, accommodates 12 providers. The building was designed to accommodate a variety of visiting and resident practitioners – exam rooms are “generic” and uncluttered, with ample storage and space for equipment. A centralized work center is the focus of workflow in the building, The building is designed to be patient friendly, too, with short walking distances from the entry, check-in and exam room.
The building is situated on campus to be expandable by 100%, and extensive use of modular furniture and partitions in the staff core provides functional flexibility inside. Technology is a key feature of the facility, and future technology changes are accommodated, including informational monitors, flexibility / adaptability for computers in exam rooms, and adjustable workstations to accommodate correct ergonomic practices.
Outside, simple materials were selected for ease of maintenance and durability in the harsh coastal climate. Bold use of color and building forms provide strong street presence within an economical budget.