With over $500M in healthcare construction experience, we have the expertise to be your healthcare construction partner with experience ranging from dental clinics, to long-term care, to multi-level hospitals. Maintaining a safe and comfortable environment for your patients and staff is very important to us, so Scherrer will ensure that construction has a minimal impact.
KEYS TO SUCCESS IN HEALTHCARE CONSTRUCTION
Scherrer Construction meets the unique needs and guidelines of healthcare construction with a fine-point, precise nature. We respect the standards of healthcare construction and the standards of care within your healthcare organization.
SUPPORTING CORE CARE FUNCTIONS
Healthcare construction is particular and every design must be deliberate, thought out, and justified with a functional purpose. Design must be seamless to ensure every component of the project is built to support treatment functions, care efficiencies, and to create a comfortable experience for all.
ENVIRONMENT BASED DESIGN & PLANNING
Scherrer Construction incorporates environment-minded design that contributes to the overall patient care and staff experience. We are committed to developing solutions for every healthcare facility’s evolving life cycle. We review each facility’s ability to accommodate change, expansion, tenant movements, and redevelopment.
INNOVATION, COLLABORATION, & VALUE ENGINEERING
Our team includes key stakeholders, specialty contractors, engineers, and construction and architectural professionals who join forces to identify value-added solutions and evaluate a thorough Life Cycle Cost Analysis. We build our team specific to your project needs.
We strategize to guarantee project sustainability, long-term value, energy efficiency, and facility operations and productivity. Our LEED certified project managers focus on reducing waste, optimizing water and energy use, and improving indoor air quality. We work to achieve Energy Star® ratings and ongoing energy efficiency cost savings.
PATIENT AND WORKER SAFETY
Patient care and safety is our top concern on every healthcare project. From occupied renovations of small medical offices, to new construction of full-scope medical campuses, we follow rigorous standards in environmental infection control, dust and moisture control, interim life safety measures, vibration mitigation, shut-down and evacuation coordination, and HIPAA compliant privacy considerations. During occupied renovations, we work closely with healthcare personnel to ensure construction does not interfere or compromise the patient care setting. Our healthcare team is certified in Healthcare Construction and Infection Control by the Wisconsin Healthcare Engineering Association (WHEA).
ENVIRONMENTAL INFECTION CONTROL
Scherrer Construction maintains a safe, clean environment throughout construction. We continuously monitor water damage prevention, HEPA ventilation management, dust containment and removal, moisture control, barrier management, portable containment, air pressure control, and emergency planning.
Our project managers schedule heavily audible construction activity around core operating hours to decrease client and patient distraction and inconvenience.
Our team is required to review and sign off on the facility owner’s privacy practices prior to project commencement. We maintain the privacy and integrity of patients, visitors, and staff at all times.