The team includes Rees Associates, Inc., OMMA Healthcare, LLC and Medical Equipment Solutions International. This team will be strongly supported by OMMA's Middle East division, OMMA Projects-Middle East, and the Iraqi construction firm of Qimmat Al Nidhal Construction. The Governorate of Baghdad selected the team based on initial design concepts. Iraqi Hospital, Al Nahrein Hospital, previously Al Rasheed Military Hospital, is planned to be a 1,000 bed acute care hospital encompassing over 1.4 million square feet (131,000 sq.m.) located in Baghdad, Iraq.
(PRWEB) May 22, 2009 -- In partnership with OMMA Healthcare, acting as the developmental entity, REES was able to plan, program, and design a highly efficient and functional U.S. standard hospital that simultaneously addresses the immediate healthcare needs of the working class people of Baghdad while allowing for future growth.
REES Vice President and Healthcare Leader Stephen Lawson, AIA, LEED AP says "Our team is looking forward to applying our 34 years of healthcare planning to provide the people of Iraq with the first new state of the art hospital to be built in the last 25 years. We are proud to be given such an important opportunity that will increase the level of healthcare delivered in the region."
"We are delighted to bring together this highly experienced team of healthcare professionals to develop a modern, state-of-the-art hospital for the people of Iraq. This project helps to further strengthen the positive working relationship between Iraq and the United States, while at the same time taking a major step forward in bringing high quality medical care to Iraqi families," says OMMA President Lynn Brown
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