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Mock-ups of St. Mary's new hospital rooms guide planning

Mock-ups of St. Mary's new hospital rooms guide planning

Faux hospital made with foam

June 27th, 2011 in News

Chief operations officer and project manager Cathy Abrams explains several polystyrene foam mock-ups of room designs for St. Mary's planned new hospital in Jefferson City.

Photo by Kelley McCall

How do you think St. Mary's administrators, staff and architects are working to develop a model for the hospital rooms at its planned new facility? With Styrofoam?

Inside an area warehouse sits St. Mary's current vision for the 167 private patient rooms, obstetrical rooms, emergency department exam rooms and patients' intake areas, mainly made of Styrofoam.

Cathy Abrams, chief operating officer and internal project manager, said in September 2008, the hospital began hosting committees of ....