Project News for Healthcare Facilities - August 2015

Boston's Children's Hospital plans for pedestrian bridge

Hospital wants to build a $23 million pedestrian bridge from the visitor parking garage right into the hospital

8/31/2015


Missouri hospital completes patient move to new tower

Cox Medical Center South's opens new $130-million 343,000-square-foot West Tower

8/27/2015


Florida's Space Coast healthcare facility construction booming

Activity is picking up again, with more clarity on the Affordable Care Act

8/21/2015


Grant changes plan for Ohio cancer hospital

James Cancer Hospital in Columbus adds radiation oncology unit to project-in-progress after receiving new funding, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/21/2015


Michigan senior facility built with latest in design, technology and security

New 101,000-square-foot campus has a movie theater, fitness center, raised-bed gardens, bistro and courtyard with a putting green

8/21/2015


Cancer center renovation to include floor-to-ceiling windows

Riverview Medical Center expansion will feature a 29,000-square-foot addition, as well as physical, visual, and technical upgrades

8/20/2015


Missouri hospital plans $135 million expansion

Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City will add a three-story patient tower, a new front entrance and other enhancements

8/19/2015


Longterm master plan selected for California medical center

Olive View-UCLA Medical Center plan a roadmap for campus growth over the next 20-50 years

8/19/2015


$400 million 'destination' medical center planned in Rockford

New 188-bed medical center will include a women's and children's hospital with neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, a pediatric emergency department and a high-risk maternity unit

8/18/2015


Healthcare facility's design inspired by IKEA, Apple and Starbucks

A new outpatient healthcare facility at the University of Minnesota looked to IKEA's philosophy of determining the price tag first, then designing accordingly

8/18/2015


Cheers! Guinness brewery waste may help power children's hospital

Developers are trying to find out if waste heat produced by the Dublin brewery could be used by a new facility

8/17/2015


Aurora VA hospital funding still up in the air

The VA is working with Congress to come to an agreement to fund the project

8/17/2015


Nebraska healthcare facility will include a healing garden

University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine's Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center will add to its healing arts program

8/17/2015


Tucson health facility plans $500 million expansion

Plans include an 11-story tower and an outpatient clinic

8/13/2015


New Orleans hospital finally replaced after Katrina

Charity Hospital staff was working out of tents, an abandoned Lord & Taylor department store and eventually a cramped interim hospital

8/10/2015


Philadelphia children's hospital opens new facility

Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care features two-story climbing wall, outdoor dining terrace and children's discovery garden

8/10/2015


Historic N.Y.C. building becomes freestanding ED

Original Joseph Curran Building transformed into adjunct to Lenox Hill Hospital

8/6/2015


Philadelphia hospital design incorporates playfulness

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) new Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care was designed to make patients' experience convenient

8/6/2015


Virginia hospital tower opens after 10-year journey

Five-story West Tower at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Va., replaced the 38-year-old, 250-bed hospital within its own footprint

8/5/2015


Healthcare facilities harmony with natural surroundings recognized

Vermont Psychiatric Hospital and Mayo Health Clinic recognized by 11th Design & Health World Congress for design excellence

8/4/2015


Indiana hospital opens ICU with massage beds, negative pressure rooms

The new ICU is part of a $40 million renovation to St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart

8/3/2015



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