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We have created this searchable website to house all our lessons learned. We believe this tool is an extraordinary step in creating an environment of sharing best practices and lessons learned. Often, lessons learned are published and filed never to be visited again. We have attempted to build a user-friendly website intended to make searching for answers to questions easier, quicker, and more enjoyable.

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Recently Posted Lessons Learned

  • Improvements in Third Party Owned Buildings

    Facility name: Ogden Regional Medical Center Project name: OGDNMC-012020M-New Rehab UnitLocation: OGDEN, UTProject classification: Hospital - Shell BuildoutProject type: MOBProject number: 3441500009Lesson Learned number: 182Impact: Cost, Schedule, Quality, Scope Cost impact: $65,000 Schedule impact: 10 days Lesson Learned/Best Practice For HCA Tenant Improvement...
  • Motorized Dampers at Louvers

    Facility name: East Florida Division Office Project name: DAVHOS-102018M-New Hospital (NOVAMC)Location: Davie, FLProject classification: Hospital - NewProject type: Acute CareProject number: 3597900001Lesson Learned number: 181Impact: Cost Cost impact: $49,705 Lesson Learned/Best Practice CEP mechanical drawing required a quick opening motorized damper at the louvers on...
  • OR Ceiling Height

    Facility name: P-SL Medical Center Project name: PRSTLK-022017P1-Surgery RenovationLocation: DENVER, COProject classification: Hospital - RenovationProject type: Acute CareProject number: 2720000020Lesson Learned number: 180Impact: Cost, Scope Lesson Learned/Best Practice Renovations involving OR hard lid ceiling prevent the ability to review above ceiling...
  • Minor Renovations

    Facility name: P-SL Medical Center Project name: PRSTLK-022017P1-Surgery RenovationLocation: DENVER, COProject classification: Hospital - RenovationProject type: Acute CareProject number: 2720000020Lesson Learned number: 179Impact: Cost, Schedule, Scope Lesson Learned/Best Practice "Minor Renovation" OR rooms become full demo rooms if more than cosmetic...
  • Long Lead Items on Accelerated Schedule

    Facility name: Ogden Regional Medical Center Project name: OGDNMC-012020M-New Rehab UnitLocation: OGDEN, UTProject classification: Hospital - Shell BuildoutProject type: MOBProject number: 3441500009Lesson Learned number: 178Impact: Schedule Schedule impact: 25 days Lesson Learned/Best Practice For Projects with Accelerated Schedules and no time for Early...
  • Shipping and Storage Fees

    Facility name: CJW Medical Center Project name: CJWJWC-122018M-ORTHO/NICU Expansion (Johnston Willis)Location: RICHMOND, VAProject classification: Hospital - RenovationProject type: Acute CareProject number: 3463200010Lesson Learned number: 177Impact: Cost Cost impact: $4,100 Lesson Learned/Best Practice It is critical for the General Contractor to do a better...
  • Neopod Shut Off Valve Access

    Facility name: Menorah Medical Center Project name: MENORA-092018M-Bed Tower ExpansionLocation: OVERLAND PARK, KSProject classification: Hospital - Horizontal ExpansionProject type: Acute CareProject number: 0972300007Lesson Learned number: 176Impact: Lesson Learned/Best Practice It was identified during the installation of the Neopod Staff Toilet Rooms,...
  • In Dapt Needs from Steris for Rough In

    Facility name: Menorah Medical Center Project name: MENORA-092018M-Bed Tower ExpansionLocation: OVERLAND PARK, KSProject classification: Hospital - Horizontal ExpansionProject type: Acute CareProject number: 0972300007Lesson Learned number: 175Impact: Schedule Lesson Learned/Best Practice Prior to In-Dapt starting their initial prefab install for the OR ceilings the...
  • Sound Testing Renovation Space

    Facility name: P-SL Medical Center Project name: PRSTLK-022017M-Pre-Op & RecoveryLocation: DENVER, COProject classification: Hospital - RenovationProject type: Acute CareProject number: 2720000019Lesson Learned number: 174Impact: Cost, Schedule, Quality Lesson Learned/Best Practice When renovating existing space, recommend walking area before starting and if there...
  • ITS Equipment List

    Facility name: Angel Medical Center Project name: ANGLMC-032019AR-25 Bed Replacement HospLocation: FRANKLIN, NCProject classification: Hospital - NewProject type: PlanningProject number: 2762500001Lesson Learned number: 173Impact: Quality, Scope Lesson Learned/Best Practice The IT&S Manager provided an equipment list in schedule/matrix format that was generated...
  • Collaboration between TV Installaer and Hill Rom

    Facility name: Brigham City Community Hospital Project name: BRIGHA-112016P1-ED RenovationLocation: BRIGHAM CITY, UTProject classification: Hospital - RenovationProject type: Acute CareProject number: 3441000003Lesson Learned number: 172Impact: Lesson Learned/Best Practice I was told the Hill Rom  Pillow Speaker was not working correctly with the TV. Hill...
  • Smoke Control Inspector and Coordination

    Facility name: Mountainview Hospital Project name: MTVLAS-102018M-Rehab ExpansionLocation: LAS VEGAS, NVProject classification: Hospital - ShellProject type: RehabProject number: 3281900024Lesson Learned number: 171Impact: Cost, Schedule, Quality Cost impact: $59,802 Schedule impact: 15 days Lesson Learned/Best Practice  Early Owner Buyout of 3rd Party Smoke Control Inspector...
  • Keying and Coring

    Facility name: Woman's Hospital Of Texas Project name: WMHOTX-122018M-LDR, C-Section & Support Space RenovationsLocation: HOUSTON, TXProject classification: Hospital - RenovationProject type: Acute CareProject number: 3431900019Lesson Learned number: 169Impact: Cost, Schedule, Scope Lesson Learned/Best Practice Existing facilities keying/coring system did not match the...
  • Nurse Call Discrepencies

    Facility name: Woman's Hospital Of Texas Project name: WMHOTX-122018M-LDR, C-Section & Support Space RenovationsLocation: HOUSTON, TXProject classification: Hospital - RenovationProject type: Acute CareProject number: 3431900019Lesson Learned number: 168Impact: Cost, Schedule, Scope Lesson Learned/Best Practice Facility and Division Nurse Call standards differed...
  • Finish Upgrades Scope of Work

    Facility name: Woman's Hospital Of Texas Project name: WMHOTX-122018P1-5th Floor Ante-Partum Buildout & RenovationLocation: HOUSTON, TXProject classification: Hospital - RenovationProject type: Acute CareProject number: 3431900010Lesson Learned number: 167Impact: Cost, Schedule, Scope Lesson Learned/Best Practice Scope not clearly defined on plans but...
  • Oxygen Park Vendor Coordination

    Facility name: Orange Park Medical Center Project name: ORPKMC-102018M-Kitchen Expansion & RenovationLocation: ORANGE PARK, FLProject classification: Hospital - RenovationProject type: Acute CareProject number: 3091300034Lesson Learned number: 166Impact: Quality Lesson Learned/Best Practice Design team is typically asked to work with the O2 vendor...