Magee Rehabilitation Healing Gardens

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has recently completed construction of a new rooftop therapy space in Center City Philadelphia. The Creative Therapy Center and Healing Gardens is a renovation to an existing 15,000 square foot rooftop area. Serving as a retreat for patients, the space needed to serve both as an area of relaxation and enjoyment as…

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CMA Navigates New DOH Processes

Following a growing national trend, the State of New Jersey and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania have recently adopted new electronic plan submission procedures for the review of healthcare projects. As one of the first firms to utilize the new processes, Charles Matsinger Associates has successfully developed a set of procedures to accommodate these new requirements. These in-house methodologies have put CMA…

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Avenue of Rehabilitation and Restorative Healing

Charles Matsinger Associates is excited to be partnering with Magee Rehabilitation Hospital on the design of the Creative Therapy Center and Healing Gardens.  This transformational project augments and updates existing patient therapeutic areas (Segal Street, McSherry Greenhouse and the Segal sponsored Resource Center) on the unique 6th floor rooftop of the hospital. Research shows that…

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Family Style Hospitality – The Connelly Resource Center

Charles Matsinger Associates worked with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to renovate spaces within the Connelly Resource Center for Families.  The facility is located on the 8th floor of the Main Hospital, and provides important hospitality and educational support services to the hospital’s patients and their families. An existing high demand self-serve laundry and break room offered…

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A Welcoming Lobby for Magee Rehabilitation Hospital

CMA recently finished a complete renovation of the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Main Lobby.  A more modern, attractive hospitality environment was created for patients, visitors and workers.  New ceilings and soffits absorb sound while new lighting provides brightness.  New windows allow more daylight into the space and natural stone, wall coverings, and a custom designed wood…

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Careful Programming Cooperation Leads to Successful Medical Space

Cooper Advanced Care Center, Department of Medicine Cooper University Hospital – Camden, NJ Cooper University Hospital approached Charles Matsinger Associates with a challenge for the architectural and engineering team which they faced as well; the hospital was moving toward a new medical program paradigm and there were no precedents for the functional design.  The program,…

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Designing With Care: Inpatient Spaces

Charles Matsinger Associates has been designing Healthcare Facilities for close to three decades. We strive to ensure that our clients, as well as those utilizing their facilities continue to be delighted and supported by their environment long after our involvement. We have designed various types of inpatient care spaces ranging from OR Suites, Emergency Rooms,…

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