New Orleans VA Hospital Tests Power Plant

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(10/22/2014)
Construction for a veterans’ medical center in New Orleans reached a major milestone in mid-September as its new, central energy plant powered up for the first time.

NUMC Renovates Health Library

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(10/22/2014)
Stalco Construction, based in Islandia, N.Y., and Ehasz Giacalone Architects (EGA), based in Farmingdale, N.Y., have completed a $700,000 renovation and upgrade of the Peter W. Addiego Health Sciences Library at the Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC) in East Meadow.

Denver’s Saint Joseph Hospital to Open Dec. 13

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(10/08/2014)
The new, $623 million Saint Joseph Hospital near downtown Denver is on schedule to open Dec. 13, hospital executives said during a Sept. 16 facility tour. Totaling 831,321 square feet, the new facility is adjacent to the almost 150-year-old current hospital and will have 400 beds.

Memorial Hermann Unveils Plans for New Hospital

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(10/08/2014)
Memorial Hermann Health System is planning to build a $168 million hospital, expanding care to Cypress, Texas. The health system board unveiled plans on Oct. 6 for a new, 80-bed hospital to be built on a 32-acre site located on the northeast side of Highway 290. Construction on Phase I is scheduled to begin in early 2015.

How to Choose the Right Device Mount Company

By James H. Hunter
(10/01/2014)
Computer and medical device mounts help with improving the efficiency of care and functionality in health care settings. To get the most from the investment, mounting solutions must demonstrate reliability, durability and be backed by prompt attention to service requests.

Moore Hospital Begins to Rebuild

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(10/01/2014)
Construction is under way to build a new hospital on the site of the former Moore Medical Center hospital, which was destroyed by an EF5 tornado in May 2013.

Sharp Rehabilitation Center Completes Renovations

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(09/24/2014)
A complete design-build renovation of the Sharp Memorial Hospital rehabilitation center in San Diego has been completed. The facility is a 14,172-square-foot, single-level building in the Kearny Mesa area of San Diego.

HFSE Prepares for Big Show

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(09/24/2014)
The Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo (HFSE) kicks off on Sept. 30. The three-day event will bring together industry leaders from design firms and health care facilities to share best practices, explore new concepts and discover products and solutions.

A New Era for Remote Patient Monitoring

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(09/17/2014)
Apple’s debut of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch on Sept. 9 marks a new era in health care diagnostics. Apple’s updated operating system will allow the devices to integrate with electronic health records.

UConn Health Tops Off Hospital Tower

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(09/17/2014)
The last steel beam for UConn Health’s new hospital tower on its Farmington campus was set in place on Sept. 8 during a topping off ceremony led by Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy.