Project News for Healthcare Facilities - January 2016

Alder Hey project builds a park into a hospital

Plans for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, England, included 270 beds and a view of the park from every room, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


New cancer center design stresses the need for human and natural connections

Charleston Area Medical Center’s (CAMC) new cancer center offers southern West Virginia cancer diagnosis and treatment services in one location, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Boston Medical Center's 208,000-pound bridge installed in one day

The bridge will be used to transport patients directly from hospital’s existing helipad to the redesigned Emergency Department


Healthcare facility’s LEED Silver design reflects Cherokee history

The concept for the Vinita Center started with the idea that architecture should be familiar to the local population


Indiana hospital opens $83 million surgery center expansion

Elkhart General Hospital's double the number of surgery and endoscopy suites


Designing facilities for the international patient

Successful programs have developed special staff and facilities to ease the way for global patients


Healthcare facility expands before construction ends

Wisconsin project adds four floors and meets original deadline


Mayo Clinic plans $92.7 million in facility and equipment upgrades

The investment supports Mayo's Destination Medical Center initiative by positioning the provider as a global healthcare destination, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


San Diego healthcare facility completes modernization with minimal disruption

East Tower Nursing Unit at Sharp Grossmont Hospital gets an overhaul


Arkansas health facility launches $130 million master plan

The plan calls for changes and additions to the medical center’s Ben E. Owens Cancer Treatment Center and the Heartcare Center


California hospital honored for forward-thinking design

Frank R. Howard Memorial Hospital in Willits recognized one of the Top Projects in the North Bay


'First-of-its-kind' medical campus planned in Houston

Guiding principles of project to exceed current healthcare industry standards


Missouri hospital designed for a culture of innovation

A core team of representatives of SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital - Jefferson City led the visioning process to transform the physical environment of the replacement hospital, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


California medical centers designed for efficiency

$1.5 billion University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center at Mission Bay is LEED-Gold certified


California university creates wellness oasis

California State University Northridge renovates a two-story classroom and office building into the Oasis Wellness Center, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Conn. healthcare facility enhances care by design

Stamford Integrated Care Pavilion will be an ambulatory and specialty care facility that offers patients access to coordinated services


Expansions boost Ohio region's hospital competition

Three area hospital systems realigned services to stay competitive in north central Ohio


Orthopedic facility design reflects 'life in motion'

The Harford Hospital Bone & Joint Institute was designed with sinuous lines and sculptural forms. Curved white metal panels with extensive ribbon windows wrap the exterior, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website



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