Miami Valley Hospital combines environmentally sound construction techniques, with the latest developments in cardiac and orthopedic care to create a healing environment. The result is one of the most innovative health care facilities in the country. Every detail was carefully crafted with the health of our patients in mind. Here are some interesting facts about the construction and the new Miami Valley Hospital environment.
- New patient tower was built to help MVH move to a greater percentage of private rooms which will meet patient expectations, promote recovery and help reduce risks of infections
- New patient tower adds 484,000 square feet to MVH
- With this new square footage, MVH is now close to 3 million square feet in size
- When all the renovations that follow in the main building are completed MVH will have an additional 44 beds but MVH will remain below its licensed bed number
- By June 2011, MVH will be close to 98% private rooms
- 44 new positions primarily in Environmental Services and Cardiology Services were added
- 80% of the art work was paid for by donations and 40% of the art was done by local artists
- The first cath lab in the building opened on Monday, Dec. 6, 2010 with the majority of patient care activities moving the last week of December 2010 and 1st two weeks of January 2011
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Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio is proud to be a supporter of local and regional businesses to help strengthen the region’s economy.
- Construction budget for the patient tower was $135m.
- 78% of subcontractors are within a 50-mile radius of Dayton which represents $106m of the total construction budget. These are dollars kept within the Dayton economy.
- 22% of subcontractors are regional (OH,MI, IN, KY)
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Miami Valley Hospital’s commitment to the community is demonstrated through its coordinated effort to build one of the most environmentally friendly and responsible healthcare facilities in the nation.
- 76% of construction waste was diverted from landfills
- Materials used on the project contain 35% recycled content
- 40% of the materials used on the project have been extracted, harvested or recovered as well as manufactured within a 500 mile radius of the project site
- Building exterior is 8% more energy efficient than the required building code.
- This is achieved through highly insulated walls and roofs and high-performance windows
- Heat recovery will be used to extract energy from hot air exhaust saving energy in the winter and summer months
- Daylight harvesting (from extensive windows) will reduce electrical lighting use
- Occupancy sensors will turn off lights when space is unoccupied
- Lighting energy use will be 20% below standard
- Water efficient landscaping has been designed to reduce water use by 50%
Learn more about MVH’s Building Green efforts.
The Heart and Orthopedic Centers contains approximately…
- 1,065 Trash Containers
- 328 Clocks
- 470 Coat Hooks
- 337 Sharps Containers
- 244 Televisions
- 522 Soap Dispensers
- 595 Foam Dispensers
- 205 Thermometers
- 416 Pillows
- 204 Toilet Paper Dispensers
- 514 Paper Towel Dispensers
- 50 Confidentiality Bins