Construction

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


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

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


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


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


$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


$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


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


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


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


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


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


Capital Planning and the Role of Risk

Incorporating risk helps managers create a capital plan that allows for effective allocation of capital

5/6/2021


Group Opposes $2 Billion Hospital Expansion Plan

System seeks approval from state regulators to build three ambulatory care centers

5/5/2021


Field Hospitals: Lessons From the Pandemic

Planning team should be multidisciplinary, with physicians, nurses, facilities managers, and logistics and procurement specialists working together

5/4/2021


Cleveland Clinic Restarts Hospital Project

Project was paused because of pandemic and need to preserve resources

5/4/2021


Mayo Clinic Announces New Research Facility

Eleven-story facility initially announced in 2019 as four-story building

4/30/2021


St. Jude’s Launches $11.5 Billion Expansion

Hospital plans to spend at least $1.9 billion on new construction and add 1,400 jobs

4/29/2021


Pandemic Delayed Most Hospital Construction Projects: Survey

76 percent of respondents delayed one or more construction projects due to COVID-19

4/27/2021


Penn Medicine Opens Sterilization Facility

Facility is nation’s largest instrument processing and surgical supply preparation operation

4/27/2021


Pandemic Prompts Reliance on VR in Construction

Experience had to be real enough that hospital staff could recommend changes just from seeing VR mock-ups

4/26/2021


New 136-Bed Hospital Coming to Washington, D.C.

Facility will include maternal health and newborn nursery and obstetric services

4/19/2021


Texas Children’s Hospital Debuts Plans for New Facility

Groundbreaking is anticipated this spring for $485 million hospital

4/16/2021


Demolished Hospital Clears Way for New Facility

New hospital will have more than 200 beds and focus primarily on mental health

4/13/2021


Center for Breast Health Completes Construction

Design features improvements for environmental performance, and project is expected to receive LEED Silver rating

4/12/2021


COVID-19: The Impact on Emergency Preparedness

Health system rethinks number of negative pressure rooms and space needed to expand capacity

4/9/2021


Gas-Powered Tools Sicken 12 on Construction Site

Crews were using gas-powered tools in a building without ventilation system

4/9/2021


Arizona Medical Center Starts Major Expansion

Project includes a second five-story patient tower that brings 109 new patient beds

4/6/2021


Preparing Facilities for Vaccination Programs

After assessing data, one hospital determined it would locate its vaccine pod in its auditorium

4/1/2021


Construction and Maintenance: Connectivity and Cyber Security Considerations

It’s crucial that organizations address security with construction and design firms and electronic-product vendors

3/31/2021


Health System Begins Its Largest Construction Project

$251 million includes new emergency department and surgical building

3/31/2021


New VA Hospital Moves Closer to Reality

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit asking to stop plans for new hospital in eastern Louisville

3/29/2021



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