BEVERLY HILLS—Resident may have noticed the now 820,000 foot building on the corner of San Vicente and Gracie Allen since construction start, but after weeks of work, the Cedars-Sinai Advanced Health Science Pavilion will open summer 2013.
“While representing a significant leap forward,” says Thomas M. Priselac, president and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Health System to Cedars-Sinai. “The pavilion will carry on a tradition that has long defined Cedars-Sinai our leadership in meeting the community’s health needs and providing the best quality patient care.”
Lobby Level including a cafe, pharmacy and light filled exam rooms.
This 11-story pavilion, including three underground parking levels and a two-story lobby on the plaza level, is built to be a home away from home. The lobby level includes access to a café, an education center, an imaging pre-procedure center and an outpatient pharmacy. Along with the side-by-side clinical research and physician care that Cedars provides, the Advanced Health Science Pavilion is architecturally designed to present green living with its solar paneled roof, will house the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and the neurosciences program and provide comfortable and efficient outpatient care.
Efficient outpatient care is the main goal of the Advanced Health Care Pavilion. This pavilion’s purpose is to provide a holding and care place for patients who have just undergone a procedure. The new pavilion will assist 500 to 600 patients during their day stay. Laying aside the comfortable and efficient accommodations that is provided; the pavilion is located next to the medical center The pavilion is connected by two pedestrian bridges, including the fifth floor, which holds the Bill and Sue Gross Skywalk.
Bill and Sue Gross donated $20 million towards making it happen. The fifth floor is dedicated in their name.
“We wanted to make a gift to support a worthy Los Angeles–based healthcare institution. Cedars-Sinai’s mission resonated with us,” says Sue Gross to Cedars-Sinai. “We, too, share Cedars-Sinai’s passion for quality patient care, research, teaching, education and service to the community. The new Pavilion will be a place that harmonizes all of those things, and we wanted to be a part of it.”
The Advanced Health Care Pavilion has received a grade of an A in eco-efficiency by the U.S. Green Building Council. This pavilion will be open, adding 500 to 600 patients per day and delivering “the most advanced care for you and your loved ones.”