The Columbus Dispatch recently reported on the opening of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Central Sterile Supply facility. As reported, the first freestanding facility in Ohio dedicated to cleaning surgical equipment opened in February 2021.
The 62,000-square-foot building on Kenny Road has the capacity to support care for more than 48,000 surgical patients per year, the medical center told the news outlet.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center opened the first freestanding sterile processing facility in Ohio. The new Central Sterile Supply facility will reprocess and sterilize surgical instrumentation and allocate sterile supplies for Ohio State Wexner Medical Center hospitals and outpatient care centers throughout central Ohio.
Located at 2814 Kenny Road with convenient access to the highway system, the 62,000 square foot facility has the capacity to support the care for more than 48,000 surgical patients per year. This facility will enable best-in-class inventory management and surgical instrumentation reprocessing to support the ongoing growth of surgical...
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Central Sterile Supply (CSS) building remains on track to open in February 2021. CSS will help support the processing and sterilization of surgical instruments and supplies for Wexner Medical Center hospitals and outpatient care centers around Columbus. The building includes areas for disinfection, sterilization, preparation and packing and storage of supplies and instruments. In addition to these areas, there are administration offices, conference rooms and locker rooms at the front of the building. The construction manager is Walsh/Turner (joint venture). To browse the slideshow, click the above images.
Columbus Business First reports that Ohio State has approved a $2.37 billion 5-year capital plan to support Framework 2.0 and the university's strategic plan. It is an historic number for Ohio State as the university delivers on major projects identified in the campus master plan.
As reported by the outlet, classroom and laboratory buildings make up 47% of the new projects, and 39% are for OSU Wexner Medical Center.
“That’s really a healthy balance,” said Jay Kasey, Ohio State's senior vice president in the Office of Administration and Planning.