Originating from the most human of needs: wellness. Our approach to Healthcare is driven by the desire to support the holistic process of healing and wellness for the mind, body and spirit.

The future of healthcare is about understanding this changing landscape, with a focus on creating innovative solutions that enhance the patient experience. Healthcare spaces need to foster an environment that is both people-centric as well as supporting cutting-edge technology expressed through an efficient design.

Montage Health, Outpatient Surgery Center Renovation

This project provided a much-needed renovation of the entire Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP) Outpatient Surgery Center, including new supporting administrative space on the floor below, new rooftop HVAC units, and seismic upgrades to the building. Our design approach began with an intensive Discovery phase to evaluate the space needs, functional requirements, staff […]

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UC Davis Health, Parking Structure 4

Parking Structure 4 at UC Davis Health’s Sacramento campus is a successful example of a human-centered design solution for an urban medical center. Designed for flow and a safe user experience, the entry and exits to the south side of the structure were relocated from the original plan so vehicular traffic is segregated from the […]

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Sutter Health SeniorCare PACE Facility

Sutter SeniorCare Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) was designed exclusively for the aging and frail adult community. The focus of PACE is providing high-quality care and services to participants, to maintain their health and independence, preventing premature nursing home placement. This project merges two existing PACE centers into one comprehensive facility, reducing […]

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UC Davis Health, Parking Structure 5

On UC Davis Health’s Sacramento campus, Parking Structure 5 provides exceptional space for patients, visitors, and staff to feel safe, clearly find their way, and efficiently park their vehicle in a very open and day-lit space. With all vehicles entering and exiting the structure through a subterranean entrance off the adjacent mid-block intersection, the cross-campus flow of pedestrians and bicycles is uninterrupted.

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St. Helena Hospital Project Transform

Built in 1947, St. Helena Hospital in the Napa Valley boasts a spectacular setting. Dreyfuss + Blackford set about creating an architectural vision for this unique facility centered on the patient experience, from admission and care through discharge. A multi-year, multi-phase renovation and expansion has transformed the patient and family experience, providing state-of-the-art care facilities that […]

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UC Davis Health System Parking Structure III

For the past ten years the University of California, Davis Health System’s medical center in Sacramento has been transforming itself from a sprawling suburban-like campus to a compact and efficient urban medical center. A key support element in that transformation is structured parking. Dreyfuss + Blackford was selected along with International Parking Design, Inc., to […]

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San Joaquin County, Public Health Services & Biosafety Lab

For over 50 years, San Joaquin County’s Public Health Services (PHS) has been providing various health-related programs and testing for its residents in the same 60-year-old building. In dire need of a modern replacement, we designed a new facility for PHS with a modern work environment, improving customer service and operational efficiencies. The new building […]

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UOP, Chan Family Health Sciences Learning Center + Clinics Renovation

We completed design and construction administration services to repurpose former dental hygiene instruction spaces in the Chan Family Health Sciences Learning Center and Clinics building on the University of the Pacific campus. The main goal of the project was expansion of instructional spaces and providing comfortable student study and lounge areas for better learning, patient care […]

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Sutter Health, Women & Children’s Center, Chapel & Spiritual Center

Thirteen years in the making, a much anticipated Chapel & Spiritual Center, has been realized for Sutter Health Women & Children’s Center in Sacramento. Serving the needs of patients, families, and hospital staff from diverse religious, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds, the Chapel & Spiritual Center offers an environment promoting renewal of the spirit. Envisioned as […]

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UC Davis Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Spanning two floors of the occupied East Tower hospital building, the new home for the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department offers patient-centered care in contemporary patient rooms (17 M/S beds) and nurturing therapeutic spaces. Soothing color, resilient surfaces, and natural light combine to support patient return to active living. The therapy floor features a 10,000 […]

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Kaiser Tracy Medical Office Building

As the first medical office building for Kaiser Permanente in the City of Tracy, this clinic provides a broad range of healthcare services. The project was fast-tracked in 17 months, to meet the demand of this burgeoning Central Valley community. Facilities include Pharmacy, Radiology Imaging, Primary Care, Pediatrics, OB/GYN and Medical Records, as well as […]

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Kaiser Stockton Medical Office Building

As Kaiser Permanente expands to serve the growing population of the Central Valley, we have been tapped for design of new hospitals,  Medical Office Buildings (MOBs) and clinics. The Stockton MOB presented special design challenges, as the building had to nestle between two existing structures and provide for a new site circulation plan. We created […]

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