SM&W win Dubai hospital design contract

AUTHOR: Inavate

Shen Milsom & Wilke, working with architectural and engineering firm Ellerbe Becket, will provide integrated technology services to the new University Hospital in Dubai Healthcare City.

Partners Harvard Medical International, a subsidiary of Harvard Medical School that provides planning services to healthcare entities worldwide, is responsible for defining the requirements for the 400-bed teaching hospital. The facility will be linked to Harvard Medical School Dubai Centre.

Shen Milsom & Wilke’s services include technology master planning and design of information technology, multimedia and security systems. This encompasses the design of the hospital’s technology infrastructure, including cabling and voice data systems. New innovations at the hospital include operating room recording systems, RFID for security, dynamic digital signage and acoustic / LF design essential for the protection of sensitive medical equipment.