UW Health Heart & Vascular Center at ProHealth Care

Location Waukesha, WI
Size 42,500 Sq. Ft
Owner ProHealth Care
Architect Eppstein Uhen Architects

Patients visit this 42,500 square-foot, freestanding center for cardiac and vascular diagnostics, provider office visits and consultations, and cardiac rehabilitation. The new center includes 28 patient exam rooms, large consultation rooms for family conferences, ProHealth atrial fibrillation and arrhythmia programs, and a demonstration kitchen with a classroom.

Diagnostic and monitoring services in the building include: Stress testing with nuclear scanning capability. ProHealth’s new system has faster scan times and a reduced nuclear dose. Cardiac and vascular ultrasound. Electronic medical device monitoring. The single-story building is connected to the hospital by an underground walkway and an adjoining parking structure.

A centerpiece of the new center is a cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation gym. It includes: A two-lane walking track and 37 pieces of exercise and therapy equipment, a lateral stability trainer and parallel bars for strengthening hips and knees, stations for patients to self-check blood pressure, space for yoga and strength-training classes, and patient locker rooms with showers.