Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital
New hospital structure chosen as more cost effective than phased renovation
Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital is currently housed in a Hill-Burton Act-era structure from the 1950’s and badly in need of improvements and expansion. The healthcare facility design team at Davis Partnership Architects produced a detailed assessment of physical and clinical operations components of the hospital, along with the competitive market share, and presented reasonable options. [Read More]
Renovation of the current facility was possible, but would be difficult due to physical constraints of the existing building and the expense of phased construction. Expansion was another choice, but the limitations of the existing hospital still remained. Ultimately, the hospital chose the third option; the design of a new, single story, 59,650 square-foot, sixteen-bed replacement facility in a post and beam, contemporary style conducive to the rural western culture and topography. The details of this option gave the institution the clear direction for fundraising so that vision could become reality.