Presence Center for Advanced Care Holds Topping-Off Ceremony

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(01/21/2015)
Designers, builders and officials celebrated the topping off of the new Presence Center for Advanced Care facility on Jan. 8. The facility is located on the campus of Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago.

New York Methodist Hospital Scales Back Expansion

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(01/14/2015)
After reaching a settlement with opponents of the hospital’s expansion, New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) will shrink the size of its new outpatient care center in Brooklyn.

Pearland Medical Center opens in Texas

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(01/14/2015)
The new Pearland Medical Center in Texas marked its official opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Jan. 9. The $71 million acute-care medical center, the first in Pearland, is located on a 48-acre site, and its 144,000 square feet houses 33patient beds.

Anderson County Hospital Gets Ready to Open


(01/04/2015)
Anderson County Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital in Garnett, is set to open its doors on Jan. 29. The hospital will offer health care services, including primary care, emergency care, laboratory services, imaging services, and inpatient and outpatient surgery.

A Case Study in Construction Cost and Schedule Challenges

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(01/04/2015)
When a shorter construction schedule was implemented for the Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility in Harlem, it forced designers and contractors to re-evaluate their plans to overcome any potential delays.

Nationwide Children’s Projects to Cost $130 Million


(12/31/2014)
Nationwide Children’s Hospital unveiled details last week for two new facilities near its downtown campus in Columbus. The expansion projects are estimated to cost $130 million combined.

Langley Air Force Base Hospital Honored with Project Award

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(12/17/2014)
Doctors and medical staff have recently moved into the renovated Langley Air Force Base hospital. The $62 million expansion project was named best project in a public sector building over $15 million by the Design Build Institute of America – Southeast Region during a ceremony last month.

New St. Jude Tower Completed Ahead of Schedule

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(12/17/2014)
A new $228 million health care facility that opened last month in Fullerton was completed five months early and more than 10 percent under the original construction budget.

Construction Completed for Scripps Prebys Cardiovascular Institute

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(12/04/2014)
Three years after its groundbreaking, construction on the Scripps Prebys Cardiovascular Institute on the Scripps Health La Jolla, Calif., campus is complete.
 

LEDs Reduce Costs, Boost Patient Satisfaction

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(12/04/2014)
The around-the-clock nature of hospitals can make lighting an expensive technology, which is why conserving energy and finding low-cost alternatives is especially important.