Project News for Healthcare Facilities - September 2015

Dignity Health plans $220 million in renovations

California health system plans a multi-phase improvement project across its 39-hospital network


Union Village to be first integrated health village

Henderson, Nev., project will be first to integrate a healthcare center into retail, entertainment, residential and senior living, and culture centers, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Winston-Salem hospital overhauling dining venues

Wake Forest Baptist hospital is renovating its main cafeteria and other branded eatery spots on its main campus


Utah health system opens hospital-based simulation center

LDS Hospital simulation center is designed to increase patient safety and improve clinical outcomes through hands-on scenarios


Connecticut hospital doubles size of emergency department

New Milford Hospital expansion includes a more efficient triage space, a centralized nursing station and private patient rooms


Okla. hospital tripling square footage, adding no beds

St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital expansion designed to meet the changing needs of patients and their families


Salt Lake City hospital opens simulation center

The 10,000 square-foot center is equipped with advanced simulation technology


Mold outbreak at UPMC may have killed two patients

Toilets in UPMC Presbyterian's cardiothoracic intensive care unit may be source of fungal infections


New $23 million healthcare facility planned for Tulsa area

Saint Francis Health System to build 49,000-square-foot Glenpool healthcare complex


Missouri medical tower has private rooms, room for growth

New 43,000-square-foot addition to Cox Medical Center South includes 124 new beds


Florida children's hospital 'topped out' with palm tree

New 128-bed Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida is scheduled to open in 2017


Children's hospital reflects Canadian culture

The colors and attractions of the different regions of Canada were used as inspiration for design elements throughout the the new Shriners Hospitals for Children - Canada, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Orlando emergency center for kids first in region

The 12-bed pediatric emergency department, opening at Florida Hospital's east Orlando campus


San Antonio child guidance center expansion to streamline operations

Clarity Child Guidance Center renovation will also provide additional space for clinicians and enhance the therapeutic recreation program, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Rural Illinois hospital to transition to outpatient care

Hospital Sisters Health System and OSF Healthcare System will transition healthcare services in Streator from HSHS to OSF


San Antonio senior care facility designed to reflect city's heritage

Franklin Park Alamo Heights will mix Spanish and Germanic design elements and focuses on the preferences of baby boomers, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website


Saudi behavioral health facility carefully zoned

The King Abdulaziz Medical City Behavioral Health Facility was developed to be operationally manageable and therapeutic, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Ontario hospital gets LEED Silver

Markham Stouffville Hospital receives the certification for its 385,000-square-foot expansion


Utah building new assisted-care living facility for baby boomers

Project to marry affordable housing with healthcare


Bethesda hospital to get $273 million upgrade

Suburban Hospital to unify campus with new facility and parking structure


Organizations share facility to bring wellness services to community

Ohio's Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany brings together multiple healthcare services under one roof, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


MOB planned with efficiency in mind

Scott & White Healthcare built a medical office building next to its new hospital to reduce travel time for specialists and make care more convenient for patients, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Mass. hospital gets new $25 million emergency department

Morton Hospital in Taunton unveils 41,000-square-foot ED features a 'pod system' to help segregate patients based on the severity of their injury or ailment



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