Construction Management of Healthcare Projects

Construction Management of Healthcare Projects

By: Sanjiv Gokhale (author), Thomas Gormley (author)Hardback

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A complete, practical guide to managing healthcare facility construction projects Filled with best practices and the latest industry trends, Construction Management of Healthcare Projects describes the unique construction requirements of hospitals, including building components, specialized functions, codes, and regulations. Detailed case studies offer invaluable insight into the real-world application of the concepts presented. This authoritative resource provides in-depth information on how to safely and successfully deliver high-quality healthcare construction projects on time and within budget. Coverage includes: Regulations and codes impacting hospitals Planning and predesign Project budgeting Business planning and pro formas Healthcare project financing Traditional delivery methods for healthcare projects Modern project delivery methods and alternate approaches The challenges of additions and renovations Mechanical and electrical systems in hospitals Medical technology and information systems Safety and infection control Commissioning of healthcare projects Occupying the project The future of healthcare construction

About Author

Sanjiv Gokhale, Ph.D., P.E., F. ASCE,, Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University, has taught construction project management courses to undergraduate and graduate students since 2001. He is the recipient of the 2009 Distinguished Professor award by the Construction Industry Institute (CII) and received the Teaching Excellence award from the School of Engineering, Vanderbilt University, in 2005. Dr. Gokhale is coauthor of Trenchless Technology: Pipeline and Utility Design, Construction, and Renewal (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005). Thomas C. Gormley, LEED-AP, Associate Professor and Director of the Commercial Construction Management program at Middle Tennessee State University, recently started teaching after nearly 40 years in hospital construction. He has worked as a contractor, an owner, and a program manager in the US, Europe and the Middle East. He is working on his dissertation for his PhD in Environmental Engineering at Vanderbilt University. For over 10 years, Mr. Gormley has served on the committee that writes the Guidelines for the Design and Construction of Healthcare Facilities-the nationally recognized standard for hospitals. He is a Board member of the American Hospital Association's Certification Center and served on the committee that wrote the test for Certification of Health Care Constructors, which is a nationally recognized certification for builders.


Ch. 1. What is Different About Healthcare Construction Ch. 2. Regulations Affecting Healthcare Construction Ch. 3. Traditional Delivery Methods for Healthcare Construction Ch. 4. New Delivery Methods Ch. 5. Challenges Associated with Renovation of Existing Facilities Ch. 6. Specialized Mechanical, Electrical, and IT Systems for Hospitals Ch. 7. Unique Aspects of Construction of Healthcare Facilities-OR, MRI, CT Ch. 8. Safety and Infection Control Ch. 9. Best Practices in Healthcare Construction Management Ch. 10 Risk Management Ch. 11. Healthcare Project Financing

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780071781916
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780071781916
  • weight: 927
  • ISBN10: 0071781919

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