Focus: New construction

Arkansas healthcare project optimizes tech

September 11, 2019

The $47 million Mercy healthcare facility in Springdale, Ark., utilized virtual design and construction (VDC) as part of the buildout, according to an article on the Healthcare Construction + Operations website.

The construction tool makes use of drone technology, virtual reality modeling, 360-degree video and laser scanning. 

The 360-degree cameras allowed the project managers to create high-resolution images of each room and area within the Mercy clinic as they worked. 

This also allowed for a better sense of where future expansion might be possible, the article said.

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