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The delivery of healthcare facilities originally started in Spain has expanded to other countries including USA, Chile, Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, West Indies, Czech Republic, Portugal and Ireland. In every project OHL applies construction methodologies aligned with the digitalization of construction process such as BIM (Building Information Modeling) and follows sustainability criteria recognized by prestigious international standards including LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) and Passivhaus.

Since starting, OHL has delivered several new hospitals in Spain including the 135,584 m2 800-bed capacity Ciudad Real Hospital, and the 94,138 m2, 302-bed capacity Rey Juan Carlos I Hospital in Mostoles. Other ongoing projects include the Cuenca Hospital with an estimated area of 189,218 m2 and a 519-bed capacity and the new 61,175 mAlcañiz Hospital located in Teruel.

Similarly, utilizing Public Private Partnerships (PPP), the firm has delivered the 744-bed capacity, 264,403  m2 Burgos Universitary Hospital, the 52,583 m2 148-bed capacity Southeast Arganda Hospital in Madrid, and the new 246,964 m2 1,142-bed capacity University of Toledo Hospital with all of these projects located in Spain.

A remarkable aspect of OHL’s healthcare facilities construction practices is the deep expertise and proven capacity for the delivery of infrastructures capable of supporting state-of-the-art health technology and electromedicine, including facilities for hemodynamics, PET/TAC, radiotherapy, Da Vinci robotic surgery, and nuclear medicine; as well as the procurement and installation of equipment utilized for these advanced technologies.

Europe

Remarkable projects in the region include the National Forensic Mental Health Hospital, a 24,000 m170-bed capacity building located in Portrane, Ireland; and the construction of the General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Building for the Olomouc University Hospital, the sixth largest healthcare facility in the Czech Republic.

USA

In USA, OHL has delivered several healthcare facility projects through specialized subsidiary OHL-Arellano including the 21,875 m2 229-bed capacity Healthy Living Institute and the 6,968 m2 120-bed capacity St. Catherine’s West Hospital, both located in the State of Florida. Currently the firm is responsible for the construction of the UHealth Medical Center in the University of Miami Campus in Coral Gables in Florida, and several other projects in the region.

Other remarkable project is the Miami Children’s Hospital also located in Florida.

Chile

In Chile, OHL built the Curico Hospital to replace the former facility destroyed in the 2010 earthquake. The new building boasts an area of 109,152 m2 and has a 400-bed capacity and incorporates a seismic isolation system consisting of 298 seismic isolators and 76 seismic sliders. Other remarkable projects include the 86,350 m2 Queen’s Military Hospital located in Santiago de Chile with a seismic protection system consisting of 164 elastomeric isolators; and the Gustavo Fricke Hospital - in Viña del Mar, Valparaiso – consisting of a new building, replacing the original facility built in 1954, with 193 elastomeric isolators.