Orlando Health Horizon West Hospital
This six-story, $100 million state-of-the-art tower expands the Horizon West Emergency Department/Medical Office Building campus into a full-service hospital to serve west Orange County. This hospital tower transforms the current location into a destination medical campus and brings much-needed healthcare services directly to the Horizon West community. Originally designed for 103 beds, including a birth care floor with OB and GYN services, the tower is constructed with six levels, plus a mechanical penthouse, vertical architectural element, and a strong tie to the Orlando Health brand. Through organizational strategic changes, the tower will now have the capacity for 120 acute-care beds.
One of the challenges on this project was to connect a new full-service hospital tower to the existing two-story Emergency Department and Medical Office Building without disrupting the campus access and existing 24-hour Emergency Department operations. Through phasing of the site plan and the interior connections, the team was able to allow construction and operations to co-exist on the same site.
Intensive Care Unit
Central Energy Plant
A future tower can eventually double or triple the total bed capacity of the expansive campus.
The hospital was designed with added diagnostic services, CT, fluoroscopy, MRI, PAT, 5 ORs (one shelled), endoscopy, two cath-labs (one shelled), 30-bed ICU, and 30-bed medical/surgical unit. It will also be equipped with air transport services to transport patients needing a higher level of care to nearby hospitals.