Construction and Design

UC Irvine Gets OK for $1 Billion Hospital Campus

Campus will house 144-bed acute care facility, ambulatory care center and cancer center

6/23/2021


UC-Davis Construction Addresses Seismic Demands

Square footage of new hospital will be nearly double to accomodate more private rooms

6/22/2021


Nationwide Children’s To Spend $3.3 Billion on Construction, Expansion

Spending will come over next five years to build 12-story inpatient tower, three other facilities

6/22/2021


Hospital's Renovation, Expansion Focus on Patients and Families

New facility will feature behavioral health design

6/21/2021


Case Study: Revamped Hospital Meets Space Needs

Solution involved relocating and enlarging main entrance, reconfiguring hospital’s interior and adding a parking garage

6/21/2021


Twice as Nice: Hospital To Double Bed Count

Expansion will add 200,000 square feet, more than double number of beds, and renovate and expand surgical and other facilities

6/18/2021


Ronald McDonald House in Hotel Links to Hospital

First-ever Ronald McDonald House designed and built for hotel has opened

6/18/2021


Health-Housing Project Targets Community Needs

3.7-acre complex is designed to increase access to healthcare and affordable housing for area’s most vulnerable

6/17/2021


Seismic Shift: System Opts To Build New, Not Retrofit

Retrofitting existing facility would cost about as much as building new hospital

6/17/2021


COVID-19 Influences Hospitals’ Upgrades

Lessons learned during pandemic applied to building overhauls, including need for patient privacy and expanded digital capabilities

6/17/2021


New Hospital’s Design Process Embraces Real Life

Architects, nurses and physicians collaborate to refine design of critical rooms at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

6/16/2021


Hospital’s Construction Delayed Over COVID-19

Plans for new $240 million facility have been delayed again

6/15/2021


Which State Just Opened Its First New Hospital in 30 Years?

$543 million hospital has been more than a decade in planning

6/14/2021


Hospital Upgrades Reflect Impact of COVID-19

Facility to offer more single-occupancy rooms to decrease potential for spread of disease

6/11/2021


Training for Savings: Technicians as Energy Troubleshooters

HVAC mechanics familiar with troubleshooting faulty equipment were taught how to spot energy inefficiencies in system operations

6/11/2021


Expanded Medical Center Tackles Seismic Requirements

Building sits on 126 base isolators, which allow it to accommodate movement during a seismic event

6/9/2021


COVID-19 Fallout: Facilities That Can Flex

Planning for adaptability is one solution to future emergency situations

6/9/2021


Flexible Design for Hospitals of the Future — Today

Challenges from COVID-19 provide roadmap to help hospitals prepare for when — not if — next pandemic occurs

6/8/2021


Location, Location, Location: The Impact on Patient Care

Researchers used tracking chips to investigate the way facility layout affects patient care

6/8/2021


Hurricanes Influence New Hospital’s Construction

New structure replaces original Fishermen’s Community Hospital, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Irma in 2017

6/7/2021


Infection Control and Interior Design: Making a Connection

Rethinking facility design to limit transmission of infections

6/7/2021


$2 Billion Hospital Expansion Resumes for UPMC

Plans include heart and transplant hospital and cancer hospital

6/3/2021


Cutting the Construction-Infection Connection

Construction firms paying more attention to control and mitigation of potential airborne contaminants

6/3/2021


Lean Design: Preventing Infection During Construction

Strategy helps protect workers and materials from potential interaction with pathogens

6/2/2021


Mastering the Art (and Science) of Site Selection

Environments in which patients receive care are evolving, and process of developing new healthcare facilities must change

6/2/2021


Las Vegas Hospital Launches $82 Million Expansion

Expansion will include five-story patient tower and include additional emergency department space

6/1/2021


Case Study: Updated Hospital for Children Targets Comfort, Functionality

Hospital’s hematology and oncology unit has new look and benefit of architecture and engineering updates

5/28/2021


Facility Designs Respond to Changing Times

Pandemic and other changes have prompted new approaches to design

5/27/2021


$300 Million Medical Center Set To Open

Acute care hospital has 108 private inpatient beds, an emergency department, and imaging and lab services

5/25/2021


Surgical Pavilion, Delayed by COVID-19, Moves Ahead

Project broke ground in April 2020 and it is slated to be complete by end of 2023

5/25/2021


Construction, Upgrades Aim to Transform System’s Facilities, Services

2014 bond measure in 2014 has funded multiple construction and renovation projects

5/24/2021


Roadmaps on the Search for Energy Efficiency

Evidence-based design with strategic energy management might reduce costs associated with energy use

5/24/2021


Future Facilities: Focus on Flexibility

Pandemic has driven home how necessary it is for facilities to be flexible

5/21/2021


UCSF Announces New Research and Training Facility

Initial phase of 30-year vision aims to strengthen UCSF’s status as a top academic medical centers

5/20/2021


Resilient Healthcare Facilities in a Post-COVID World

Core design strategies to help hospitals provide flexible, easily adaptable care centers

5/19/2021


Behavioral Health and Memory Care Design Best Practices

When considering varying patient populations, designing for behavioral health creates challenges and opportunities

5/18/2021


Georgia Health Systems Joining, Spending $1 Billion on Facilities

Investment over 10 years aims to enhance and expand facilities, information technology, clinical infrastructure and operational capabilities

5/17/2021


New Jersey Eyes New $1 Billion Hospital

Existing 42-year-old facility suffers from flooding and emergency room overcrowding

5/14/2021


Indianapolis Hospital Plans $325 Million Expansion

Project will include updated women’s hospital, new neurosurgical hospital and larger neonatal intensive care unit

5/14/2021


Michigan Medicine To Restart $920 Million Hospital Project

Citing financial loss and COVID-19 pandemic, system delayed project in May 2020

5/13/2021


White Paper Explores Pandemic’s Impact on Future Facilities

Group looked at requirements and recommendations on emergency preparedness and offers new standard

5/12/2021


Houston Methodist Announces Plans for 400-Bed Hospital

New facility could open in 2024 and will employ more than 500 people

5/12/2021


Queens Medical Center-Hotel To Open in 2021

104,000-square-foot Eastern Mirage Medical Center is co-located with Eastern Mirage hotel

5/11/2021


Pushing Through Pandemic, Atlanta MOB Opens

After breaking ground in September 2019, construction was completed in December 2020

5/11/2021


Seeking Efficiency, Hospitals Rethink Operating Rooms

Even older hospitals with limited budgets are getting creative, since surgeries are important revenue sources

5/10/2021


Delayed by Pandemic, Hospital Expansion Ready To Open

12-story, $480 million expansion includes 292 new inpatient beds, bringing hospital’s total to 752

5/10/2021


Crisitunity: Design Opportunities from COVID-19 Crisis

Problems have made it essential to reevaluate and reimagine clinical environments

5/10/2021


UT Health San Antonio Announces $430 Million Hospital

Eight-story, 144-bed hospital will offer specialty care in cancer, orthopedics and urology

5/7/2021


Outpatient Centers Addressing Community Needs

Facilities integrated with hospitals in retail settings meet time and convenience factors for patient treatment

5/7/2021


Micro-Hospital Brings Needed Services to Area

12-bed facility will include emergency department and operating rooms

5/7/2021



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