Morris Hyman Critical Care Pavilion
The Morris Hyman Critical Care Pavilion is a 224,800 square-foot medical
facility that is home to Washington Hospital’s Emergency Department,
Critical Care, Telemetry, Intermediate Care and Oncology/Medical-Surgical
units. The state-of-the-art, three-story facility is built on the most
sophisticated base isolation system, making it one of the most seismically
safe structures in the southeast Bay Area.
The Pavilion is the largest public works project in the history of Washington
Township Health Care District, and represents a pivotal moment for the
Hospital. The building dramatically expands the Hospital’s ability
to meet the community’s health care needs. Its patient-focused design
creates a comfortable and calming atmosphere for patients, visitors, employees,
physicians and volunteers. All rooms in the Pavilion are private and large,
which enhances patient comfort, safety and privacy. Inpatient rooms have
floor-to-ceiling windows for maximum natural light, which encourages healing.
Beds can even be wheeled into outdoor spaces for patients to enjoy fresh
air and peaceful gardens. The Emergency Department (ED) is four times
the size of the previous department. The ED’s expansion and wide
array of advanced equipment allows the Hospital to apply to be a designated
The Pavilion is proudly named after Morris Hyman, community leader and
advocate, visionary, philanthropist and Fremont Bank founder. The Pavilion’s
Main Lobby is home to a life-size statue of Morris Hyman, which sits below
a beautiful three-story glass atrium.
For a quick glance of the
Main Lobby’s atrium, see this
short video, courtesy of Bennett Hall.