Posts Tagged ‘architect for ambulatory surgery center’

Working Virtually with Our Clients

Architect for Retail Center

While we continue to practice social distancing, we have started working with our clients almost exclusively electronically. Like many of you, we were reliant on face-to-face meetings, but the effects of the coronavirus have changed the way we do business. Now, we are successfully navigating client meetings via Zoom, email and phone calls. Because we…

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Thriving in Our New Normal

TMA CHA Office

On March 16th, at the urging of Project Architect John Reeser, our office made the decision to have our employees work from home. This meant that Sophie (my sweet dog and office mail retriever) and I were the only two at the office each day. It was a drastic change, and it was very strange.…

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Triangular-Shaped ASC? We Can Do That

ASC design

The owner of Cardiovascular Labs of America requested a design for a state-licensed Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC). At TMA-CHA, we specialize in creating ASC’s, but this was an unusual request because their office is shaped like a triangle. Physicians and physician groups looking to add an ASC know there are a number of guidelines set…

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Converting to an Ambulatory Surgery Center

Ambulatory Surgery Center

The process of converting a space to an Ambulatory Surgery Center, or building a new ASC, has become a particular area of interest and expertise for our firm. There are many factors to consider – whether it’s an existing treatment facility or an existing layout that allows for more flexibility. There are several driving factors:…

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Fort Worth Heart & ASC Now Complete

Operating Room

The Fort Worth Heart Clinic and Ambulatory Surgery Center is now complete, and fully operational.  Their ASC meets the Texas Health Department guidelines and is now licensed. As an architectural firm that specializes in healthcare design, we know many factors are at play when creating an ASC.  Patient flow, comfort, size, equipment, and special MEP…

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Dr. Tillman’s New Location Now Open

Dental Office in Near Southside

Congratulations to Dr. Tillman, and his staff, on their new location. His dental practice has moved to a new mixed-use building located at 1100 S. Lake Street in the Near Southside neighborhood of Fort Worth. TMA-CHA designed the building and space to reflect the quality of care Dr. Tillman provides for his patients. Karen Kroh,…

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Nueces Surgery Center Coming to Plano

We are developing a two-story building that will be home to The Nueces Clinic and Surgery Center. The building will total 26,600 SF with an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) that includes four operating rooms, offices and treatment areas. The second floor will have a medical office with exam rooms, and a separate diagnostic area with…

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Our Design Philosophy for Ambulatory Surgery Centers

At tma-cha architects, we have been developing Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) for quite some time. As of today, we have completed 18 ASC’s and have three more “on the boards.” ASC’s started popping up in 1998. They were such a new and novel project that the State of Texas did not have a full grasp…

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