Summa Health

Cooper Cancer Center

The 77,000-SF Cooper Cancer Center at Summa Health’s Akron City Hospital campus includes medical office space, research facilities, infusion therapy space, administrative/support space, time-share offices and radiation therapy space. In addition to cancer treatment, the facility also offers services such as support groups, pain management, access to social workers, cancer-care coordinators and psychological counseling.

To improve the overall level of comfort for patients and their families, the Cancer Center provides larger treatment spaces with increased privacy. In line with a patient-focused approach, the infusion therapy area offers private treatment spaces separated by modular dividers to give patients and family as much privacy as they desire. Each infusion bay faces a large expanse of windows to give patients a soothing view of the outdoors during the sometimes lengthy treatment process.

Project Details

Client

Summa Health

Location

Akron, Ohio

Category

Completion

2008

Size

77,000 Square Feet

Awards

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Akron Design Award (2009)

Key Team Members

  • Bob Medziuch
  • Dan Herstine
  • Chirs Betts
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