Project News for Healthcare Facilities - June 2015

$10M stand-alone emergency center planned in Las Cruces

MountainView Regional Medical Center has announced plans to build a 10-bed standalone emergency care center


Miami Jewish Health Systems expansion will serve dementia patients

Miami Jewish Health Systems will add a 'village' to its campus in the next two to three years


Rebuilt Kansas hospital stresses sustainability

After a 2007 tornado, rebuilt Kiowa County Memorial Hospital is a LEED Platinum facility


Medical center is three hospitals in one

UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay is the nation's first project of its size - a 289-bed, 878,000-square-foot complex is home to women's, children's and cancer specialty hospitals, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Einstein Medical Center completes two renovation projects

The fluid design accommodates the needs of growing Pennsylvania community


Texas Children's Hospital building pediatric Ebola treatment center

The unit will care for isolation patients with measles, influenza, or tuberculosis as well as highly contagious infectious diseases, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


N.Y. health system plans new inpatient facility

Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie will build a seven-story inpatient pavilion


Houston-area growth drives $850 million healthcare building boom

Healthcare providers are racing to keep up with the rising demand for services in the Houston/Montgomery County region of Texas


University of Colorado Health System expands outpatient cancer center

The Poudre Valley Outpatient Cancer Center project is being done in three phases to allow the cancer center to remain operational, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Cleveland clinic plans woodsy walking trail

Ohio facility's 1.4-mile trail will be open to patients, employees and the public


Louisiana hospital expands, renovated emergency department

University Hospital and Clinics in Lafayette will triple the size of its emergency room by the end of 2016


New children's hospital planned in Wichita

Wesley Medical Center is building a new $28 million facility


Spending cuts or project delays urged to finish Denver hospital

VA calls for spending cuts of nearly 1 percent, or shifting funds from dozens of construction and maintenance projects planned in other states


Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children included challenging geometry and wall transitions

An entirely custom three dimensional glazing panel comprising 400 triangular and diamond shaped 6' x 6' panels was installed


Updating outdated military healthcare facilities

The healthcare facility at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is undergoing a $60-million makeover


Illinois healthcare facility opens expanded ER

UnityPoint Health-Trinity opened an expansion of its Heart Center and Emergency Department in Rock Island


Spokane medical park designed as comprehensive outpatient center

Providence Medical Park allows a patient to visit a primary care doctor, have diagnostic tests, pick up a prescription, and follow up with a specialist all in the same day under one roof, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Extreme weather and LEED goals affect MOB design

The windy, high-desert region of Antelope Valley, Calif., made the design and construction of new medical offices a challenge, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Waste, safety concerns cited at Aurora VA hospital project

Ambulances cannot access all of the site, and new materials re being thrown away, according to a worker


Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital's design based on village concept

Research, patient care and a range of oncology services are blended under one roof in an environment unique to London, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.


Camera documents construction of hospital

Camera installed at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. Ill., is documenting, almost in real time, the construction of a 96-room, three-story addition at the hospital



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