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What Products Should Be In a Networked Lighting Control System?

Lighting control systems continue to advance, giving facility managers many options to consider

9/21/2021


$60 Million Gift To Fund New Cancer Center

Donation will support construction of modern, state-of-the-art cancer hospital at the Mount Sinai Hospital campus in New York City

9/21/2021


How Do Light Levels Affect Patient Health and Recovery?

Hospitalized patients often suffer from sleep deprivation due to environmental noise and interruptions from staff

9/21/2021


As New Colorado Hospital Opens, Current Facility Shifts Focus

New $26 million hospital began construction in 2019 but encountered building delays due to COVID-19

9/20/2021


Florida Hospital Campus Prepares for Fall Opening

65-acre campus will include a 365,000-square-foot, five-story hospital with 110 private patient suites, a 28-bed emergency department

9/17/2021


Case Study: Canopy Skylight Welcomes Visitors To Cancer Center

anodized aluminum canopy is expected to last 40 years

9/15/2021


What Are the Benefits of Installing Lighting Controls?

If hospitals are going to implement lighting controls, there is an ideal time to do it

9/13/2021


New York’s First Children’s Specialty Hospital Breaks Ground

Hospital will provide diagnosis, clinical assessment, crisis evaluation, and evidence-based treatment for issues related to complex conditions

9/9/2021


Florida Hospital Begins $10 Million Renovation

When complete in summer, 2022, emergency department will expand number of patient care areas to 18

9/9/2021


San Francisco Hospital Incorporates Health and Wellness into New Design

Facility used flexibility, lighting and contemporary design techniques to achieve goals

9/7/2021


Baltimore Medical Center Begins Construction on Towson Campus

The estimated cost of the project is $166 million

9/7/2021


University of Iowa Gets Approval for New Hospital

Facility in North Liberty slated to cost $230 million

9/3/2021


Cherokee Tribal Council Investing $110 Million in Health Centers

Two new facilities to be located on Qualla Boundary in Cherokee County

9/3/2021


New York Hospital System Receives $17 Million for Upgrades

Renovations on NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island will begin in summer 2022

9/2/2021


New VA Center Is One of World’s Most Expensive

$2 billion, 11-building, 1.2 million-square-foot, 31-acre health center is most expensive VA hospital

8/31/2021


Materials Problems Delay Construction on Wyoming Hospital

While a solid date on acquiring steel is being worked out, subcontractors will prepare utilities and build a playground

8/26/2021


Pandemic, Growing Patient Needs Fuel Hospital’s Expansion

$85 million, four-story addition will open in early 2024 and double size of existing hospital

8/25/2021


New HCA Healthcare Texas Hospital Opening

Two-story building will be outfitted with new technology and increase education and simulation tools

8/23/2021


New Kentucky VA Hospital Slated To Open in 2025

Local officials have been discussing a replacement for the 59-acre Robley Rex center that has been around since 1952

8/23/2021


Construction Restarts on $1.79 Billion Hospital at Ohio State

Restart event comes 10 months after construction started because COVID-19 pandemic prevented groundbreaking ceremony

8/20/2021


Hospital Design with Patient Sleep in Mind

Patient-care areas use noise-reducing materials, such as ceiling tiles that help with sound absorption

8/17/2021


Wisconsin Community Health Center Announces $15 Million Expansion

Center will construct a 58,000-square-foot addition to Milwaukee

8/17/2021


$300 Million New Orleans Hospital Expansion Nears Completion

Redevelopment is coming to a close after more than 1,300 days of construction

8/16/2021


Ontario Invests $15 Million in Hospital Redevelopment

Collingwood General and Marine Hospital receives funding to ensure patients in growing community have access to high-quality care

8/13/2021


Nebraska Health Center Receives $23.4 Million for New Hospital

Kimball Health Services’ loan covers 75 percent of the new $32 million facility

8/12/2021


Psychiatric Care Unit Opens in Minnesota

St. Cloud Hospital opened a psychiatric unit to give adult patients up to 24 hours of care

8/12/2021


New Florida Hospital Designed with Hurricanes in Mind

Facility sits at higher elevation and features an impact-resistant design, with a strong core of durable tilt-wall concrete

8/11/2021


Heale Medical Opens New Facility in Virginia

1,684-square-foot facility was designed by architecture firm //3877 with patient comfort in mind

8/9/2021


BIM and the Benefits for Healthcare Construction

Building information modelling can help managers overcome traditional challenges with communication and collaboration

8/5/2021


Texas Projects Target Children’s Facilities in Austin, Houston

Total cost of two projects is $686 million, and both set to open by 2024

7/30/2021


Getting Creative with Hospital Design

Hospitals seek design strategies that promote wellbeing of providers and patients

7/27/2021


$3.8 Billion Chicago Hospital Project Moves Ahead

Bronzeville Lakefront project would include nearly 6,800 units of new housing, 8 million square feet of mixed-use space

7/27/2021


California Mulls Delay in Seismic Requirements for Hospitals

Proposal might give hospitals until 2037 to ensure they remain operable after major earthquake

7/26/2021


Altru Health Restarting Construction on $380 Million Project

North Dakota Hospital paused construction due to pandemic to focus on patients and employees

7/26/2021


$43.7 Million Dollar Project to Rebuild Florida Hospital Complete

The previous hospital was destroyed by a 2017 hurricane.

7/22/2021


Penn Medicine’s New Pavilion Focuses on HVAC Efficiency and Sustainability

New 1.5 million-square-foot Philadelphia hospital set to open in fall of 2021

7/22/2021


Rehab Hospital To Expand System’s Florida Presence

System’s hospitals are predesigned with option to add 17 additional private rooms

7/21/2021


Former Alexandra Mall to Become Trauma Center

Repurposing vacant spaces into usable facilities is becoming trend since pandemic-induced closure of many retail stores nationwide

7/19/2021


Hospital Applies Lessons From Hurricane Irma to New Facility

$43.7 million project rebuilds Florida hospital destroyed by 2017 hurricane

7/15/2021


How the Pandemic Influenced Healthcare Design

Learn how healthcare design is changing to improve better patient experience

7/14/2021


Tulsa Hospital Announces $250 Million Expansion

Project includes 51,000-square-foot renovation of imaging spaces and four operating rooms, as well as 232,600-square-foot expansion

7/14/2021


Massive Project To Transform Mall Into Hospital, Urban Village

$2 billion project to renovate all-but-abandoned mall, create 2,000 new healthcare jobs

7/14/2021


Lighting That Aims To Improve Human Health

Luminaire level lighting controls technology has potential to revolutionize lighting in healthcare facilities

7/13/2021


$250 Million Renovation Expands Flurry of Projects

232,600-square-foot expansion includes four operating rooms, new six-story tower with 124 patient rooms, and six-story 600-space parking garage

7/12/2021


Expansion Elevates the Patient and Visitor Experience

See how Jefferson Health uses natural light, inviting spaces and a green roof in its design

7/9/2021


Hospital Construction Wave Comes to Boston

Hospital officials want to construct new outpatient surgery center spanning 224,000 square feet and five floors

7/9/2021


4 Post-Pandemic Healthcare Construction Trends

Rethinking hospital design to make spaces safer

7/8/2021


Arkansas Hospital Expansion Targets ER, ICU Needs

Project will expand an ER seeing 55,000 patients per year — 37 percent more than designed to handle

7/8/2021


UC Davis Launches $60 Million Rehab Hospital

Hospital will start with 40 private rooms but will be licensed to accommodate 52

7/7/2021


Cancer Center Expansion Puts Greater Focus on Patients

Design features include abundant natural light, views of green space, natural elements and specially selected artwork

7/7/2021



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