PHOTO2VILSECK, Germany — On March 25, 2013, a $34.7 million state-of-the-art Army Medical Home (Patient and Soldier Centered Medical Homes) clinic addition and alteration project was awarded.


This project will quadruple the size of United States Army Health Clinic Vilseck, consolidate offices and scattered health care services from 3 outlying buildings, and move Soldier and civilian treatment services under the same roof to greatly increase the quality and efficiency of health care delivery.


The modernization project scope includes construction, site improvements, 196 parking spaces, utility connections, transition costs, and modern equipment and furniture.


This expansion project will facilitate the delivery of high quality health care utilizing the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of patient care delivery.


The PCMH model focuses on the delivery of patient care by an entire medical team that works together to provide proactive and comprehensive medical care, catering to the specific needs of each patient and their family.


Improved communication and access to quality care will be achieved through the integration of technology that empowers patients and health care providers to freely communicate and collaborate. We will deliver comprehensive care plans by integrating evidence-based primary, specialty, wellness, and preventative care that is customized to the unique needs of each patient.


Accredited by the Joint Commission, the following medical departments are included in the design: Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and Soldier Centered Medical Home (SCMH), Primary Care, Allergy Therapy, Army Wellness, Audiology, Behavioral Health Services, Chiropractic Services, Clinical Pharmacology, Community Health Nursing, Gynecology, Immunizations, Laboratory Services, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Services, Nutrition Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Orthopedic Services, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy, Radiology, Tele-Health, and a myriad of TRICARE Services.


The clinic will be LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certifiable and will include environmentally friendly features such as a green roof, energy efficient HVAC system, photo-voltaic panels, higher thermal insulation, water efficient landscaping, and solar thermal energy technology.


In addition, Evidence-Based Design (EBD) principles will be incorporated to create a healing environment for nearly 10,000 patients in the Rose Barracks community. These features include maximized exposure to natural light, 3 landscaped courtyards, better sound absorption for quieter spaces, a comfortable and ergonomic furniture package, smaller waiting areas, and time-saving self-service kiosks for patients.


The new Vilseck Health Clinic opens Aug. 5, 2015. For more, visit our Facebook page at

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