Shared Risk, Shared Reward: Protecting the Akron Children’s Hospital Expansion [OSWALD CASE STUDY]

CLEVELAND – Oct. 13, 2014 – Oswald Companies, a recognized leader in construction, architects, and engineers insurance and risk management, designed and delivered a breakthrough program for “Building on the Promise,” Akron Children’s Hospital largest expansion in history.

Akron Children’s broke ground on the project’s $200 million first phase in the spring of 2013, calling on the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) method for the planning, development and execution in all aspects of the initiative.

Download the full case study to view details on this distinctive project and risk management program:

  • Project Overview: Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)
  • Insuring Success: Owner-Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) & Special Requirements
  • Positive Outcomes: Early, Often & Projected
  • Focus Forward: Next Steps
  • An update will be provided upon project completion, scheduled for spring of 2015


To learn more about “Building on the Promise,” visit

Oswald extends a special thanks to Akron Children’s Hospital for the opportunity to showcase this project.

About Oswald Companies

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