Rapid Deployment of Medical Facility Resources

COVID-19 virus presents a unique series of challenges that must be addressed in order to provide critical services needed in our communities. We at the Broaddus Companies have pooled our resources, including veterans, public safety/ emergency management officials, and experts in the construction field to do our part to help combat the impact of COVID-19. Our experience in responding to natural and man-made disasters dates back to Hurricane Katrina and has been a core part of our business for the last 15 years. The capability of our respective firms is summarized below, with detail for specific services during this time.

Broaddus & Associates provides owners professional program and project management through all phases of design and construction to ensure effective project delivery. A majority of our $12B project portfolio is comprised of healthcare and laboratory programs, and our professional staff offers specific experience that is unmatched in our industry. We have served 21 hospital systems, detail for which is included in the last section of this document.  As a part of this work, our team has managed several projects that may be relevant during this crisis, including the quick deployment of mobile hospital complexes and modular clinics.
In addition, our firm has provided project management and coordinated emergency disaster recovery funding sources for over $600M of insurance, FEMA and other federally-funded projects. Our experience with navigating these complex funding sources can be leveraged to support the costs of battling the virus. The following services can be engaged in this effort:
  • Facility Programming & Analysis
  • Site Selection & Preperation
  • Prepare FEMA Description/Justification
  • Project & Construction Management
  • Project Delivery Analysis
  • Sourcing of Modular Trailers
  • Design & Contract Procurement
  • Design Review
  • Constructionability Review
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Bid Scope & RFP Production
  • Bid Analysis, General Contractor Selection, & Award
  • Mobilization Planning
  • Conduct Kick Off Meetings/Pre-Bid Conferences
  • Conduct Project Site Walks
  • Cost Database and Pricing
  • Cost Estimating & Project Budgeting
  • Scheduling Support Services
  • Total Project Scheduling
  • Indices Consulting
  • Quality Assurance
  • Pay Application & Invoice Review
  • Commissioning & Start-up
  • FF&E/Turnover/Move Management
  • Post-Project Audits
Broaddus Planning is recognized as for its ability to produce a range of planning deliverables from master plans to detailed facility programs and scopes complete with reliable cost estimates, budgets, and schedules. Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on local communities requires rapid facility planning that is comprehensive, scalable, and flexible effort to determine how existing facilities can be adapted or supplemented to best respond to this crisis. These services may include:
•    Feasibility Studies 
•    Needs Assessments 
•    Facility Programming 
•    Space Efficiency Studies
•    Phasing & Backfill Planning 
•    Space Utilization Assessments
•    Strategic Contingency Planning
Broaddus Construction has developed the knowledge and personnel necessary to provide a range of construction management services to our clients in the healthcare industry. Our team has specific experience in healthcare projects similar to those that may be required in response to the virus, including retrofits, renovations and expansions of existing acute care hospitals, clinics, outpatient surgery centers, and modular field hospitals.We have experienced project managers and field superintendents that are well versed in Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) requirements for work in occupied healthcare environments. 
We have successfully completed over 450 healthcare projects including new surgical suites, PACU, surgical patient rooms, emergency rooms and diagnostic facilities that are critical components for treatment of patients. Our services include assistance as follows:
•    General Contracting 
•    Job Order Contracting 
•    Design-Build 
•    Design Assistance 
•    Estimating (Conceptual to Detailed)
•    CMAR 
•    Quality Control / Assurance 
•    Scheduling 
•    Buyout & Purchasing
Broaddus Defense provides security and defense-oriented consulting, assessments, training and life-saving medical supplies (including Personal Protective Equipment) to public safety agencies, educational institutions and a variety of clients in the private sector. The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted gaps for many organizations in emergency operations planning, crisis management, and continuity of operations during challenging circumstances. Our team of subject matter experts has decades of experience in these disciplines, using an all-hazards approach to detecting and mitigating risks to safety and institutional operations. These services include:
•      Continuity of Operations (COOP) Consulting 
•      Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) Review & Assessment 
•      Incident Command/Crisis Management Consulting 
•      Critical Incident Response Training 
•      Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT)
•      Provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)/Medical Supplies
Specialized Healthcare Experience 
Our firm has a $6B project portfolio comprised of healthcare and laboratory programs since our founding in 2000. We have experience in the clinical environment where facilities systems and operational protocols must support infection control, allow for isolated areas, and prevent contamination and exposure. Given the nature of the COVID-19 virus, our team can manage the procurement and deployment of resources when temporary medical facilities are needed quickly. Our team has provided services for the following hospital systems and health providers:
  • Baylor Scott & White Hospital
  • Houston Methodist
  • McCamey County Hospital District
  • Medical Center of the Americas | El Paso, TX
  • Memorial Hermann Health System | Houston, TX
  • Methodist Healthcare Ministries | San Antonio, TX
  • Parkland Health & Hospital System
  • Seton Medical Center | Austin, TX
  • Texas A&M Health Science Center
  • Texas Children’s Hospital | Houston, TX
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center | El Paso, TX
  • Texas Woman’s University Institute of Health Science 
  • The Gila Regional Medical Center
  • The University Medical Center of El Paso
  • The University of Texas Health Houston
  • The University of Texas Health San Antonio
  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Titus Regional Medical Center
  • University Health System | San Antonio, TX
  • University of New Mexico Hospitals
Thank you for your consideration of the Broaddus Companies. We stand ready to serve our communities.