Project News for Healthcare Facilities - August 2015

Boston's Children's Hospital plans for pedestrian bridge

Hospital wants to build a $23 million pedestrian bridge from the visitor parking garage right into the hospital


Missouri hospital completes patient move to new tower

Cox Medical Center South's opens new $130-million 343,000-square-foot West Tower


Florida's Space Coast healthcare facility construction booming

Activity is picking up again, with more clarity on the Affordable Care Act


Grant changes plan for Ohio cancer hospital

James Cancer Hospital in Columbus adds radiation oncology unit to project-in-progress after receiving new funding, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Michigan senior facility built with latest in design, technology and security

New 101,000-square-foot campus has a movie theater, fitness center, raised-bed gardens, bistro and courtyard with a putting green


Cancer center renovation to include floor-to-ceiling windows

Riverview Medical Center expansion will feature a 29,000-square-foot addition, as well as physical, visual, and technical upgrades


Missouri hospital plans $135 million expansion

Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City will add a three-story patient tower, a new front entrance and other enhancements


Longterm master plan selected for California medical center

Olive View-UCLA Medical Center plan a roadmap for campus growth over the next 20-50 years


$400 million 'destination' medical center planned in Rockford

New 188-bed medical center will include a women's and children's hospital with neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, a pediatric emergency department and a high-risk maternity unit


Healthcare facility's design inspired by IKEA, Apple and Starbucks

A new outpatient healthcare facility at the University of Minnesota looked to IKEA's philosophy of determining the price tag first, then designing accordingly


Cheers! Guinness brewery waste may help power children's hospital

Developers are trying to find out if waste heat produced by the Dublin brewery could be used by a new facility


Aurora VA hospital funding still up in the air

The VA is working with Congress to come to an agreement to fund the project


Nebraska healthcare facility will include a healing garden

University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine's Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center will add to its healing arts program


Tucson health facility plans $500 million expansion

Plans include an 11-story tower and an outpatient clinic


New Orleans hospital finally replaced after Katrina

Charity Hospital staff was working out of tents, an abandoned Lord & Taylor department store and eventually a cramped interim hospital


Philadelphia children's hospital opens new facility

Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care features two-story climbing wall, outdoor dining terrace and children's discovery garden


Historic N.Y.C. building becomes freestanding ED

Original Joseph Curran Building transformed into adjunct to Lenox Hill Hospital


Philadelphia hospital design incorporates playfulness

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) new Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care was designed to make patients' experience convenient


Virginia hospital tower opens after 10-year journey

Five-story West Tower at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Va., replaced the 38-year-old, 250-bed hospital within its own footprint


Healthcare facilities harmony with natural surroundings recognized

Vermont Psychiatric Hospital and Mayo Health Clinic recognized by 11th Design & Health World Congress for design excellence


Indiana hospital opens ICU with massage beds, negative pressure rooms

The new ICU is part of a $40 million renovation to St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart



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