As the population of children has grown and the demand for pediatric specialty services has increased within the last few years, Children’s Mercy Hospital saw the need to establish a more substantial and permanent presence. This new Junction City Clinic, at Geary Community Hospital, provides a convenient location to better serve patients and expand services in Geary County and the surrounding communities.
Children’s Mercy and BSA focused the design of this facility on the end goal of expanding specialty and urgent care pediatric services as well as creating easy access to the clinic. Standardized rooms allow for staff to immediately integrate into the workflow, creating an efficient work environment for care providers.
Specialty rooms were a focus of these clinics, allowing for dedicated telemed rooms, making it easier for parents in this region who need services from CMH to receive them. The Clinic, located at the rear of the hospital, with no current door, made accessibility a defining design factor. A new entrance and canopy that conveys the Children’s Mercy style ,while respecting the existing Geary Community Hospital, were carved out creating ease of accessibility during drop-off and pick-up.