Scripps Prebys

Cardiovascular Institute
Scripps Prebys Cardiovascular Institute - Exterior Image from HOK



The Prebys Cardiovascular Institute in La Jolla, CA is the region’s largest and most advanced center dedicated to cardiovascular care. Opened in 2015, the $456 million Prebys Cardiovascular Institute includes 108 private acute-care rooms and 59 intensive-care rooms, as well as two state-of-the-art hybrid surgical suites and as many as six catheter labs for interventional cardiology, diagnostic testing and digital imaging.

By combining the best of innovation and technology, the Prebys Cardiovascular Institute includes:

  • Nearly 100,000 square feet devoted to technology to help heart care physicians provide effective treatment
  • Four state-of-the-art cardiovascular operating rooms
  • Hybrid operating suites that will accommodate both open heart surgery and catheter-based procedures, minimizing the need to move patients for separate treatments
  • Clinical research on potential wireless technologies to offer improved patient care
  • Diagnostic and interventional procedures that will be captured digitally and made available for physician follow up at the patient’s bedside, allowing for increased confidentiality
  • Genomic medicine to provide patients individualized care plans as identified by genomic testing and counseling.
  • Centralized cardiovascular research labs
  • A Center for Graduate Medical Education for physicians
Scripps Prebys Cardiovascular Institute - Patient Room


  • Incorporated the latest technologies to guarantee timely diagnoses
  • Included patient-centered care in a healing environment featuring a medical grade wireless network for improved access to patient records
  • Designed room environments with advanced medical equipment to deliver a full range of advanced heart care


  • Facilitated Workshops and Visioning Sessions
  • System Design and Documentation
  • Implementation Oversight
  • Infrastructure Planning
  • Architectural/Engineering Design Support


  • Structured Cabling
  • Wireless Access
  • Audio and Video Presentation System
  • Public Address System
  • Nurse Call and Patient Monitoring
  • Distributed Antenna System (DAS)
  • Client: Scripps Memorial Hospital
  • Location: La Jolla, CA
  • Project Type: Healthcare
  • Facility: Cardiovascular Care Facility
  • Architect: HOK