Project News for Healthcare Facilities - February 2013
New Illinois health center features holistic design
Good Samaritan Regional Health Center, a 134-bed replacement facility for St. Mary's Good Samaritan hospital, opened to the public Jan. 27 in Mt. Vernon, Ill.
Chicago hospital designs detailed plan for transferring patients to new facility
The staff at the University of Chicago Medicine has a detailed plan to transfer patients when the new Center for Care and Discovery opens Feb. 23.
Torrance medical center builds new $450M patient-focused tower
A new $450 million patient tower is being constructed at the Torrance Memorial Medical Center in Torrance, Calif. A patent-focused design concept was used for the 398,350-square-foot tower.
Joplin hospital rebuilds, aiming to withstand monster tornados
After an EF5 tornado ripped apart St. John's Regional Medical Center on May 22, 2011, the Joplin, Mo., hospital is making every effort to rebuild with a new hardened facility designed to stand up to devastating wind forces.
Mayo Clinic's plan for growth depends on taxpayer support
In a bid to attract patients and employees from around the world, Mayo Clinic has announced a $5 billion initiative to develop its Rochester headquarters into a Destination Medical Center (DMC).