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.
 

North Shore-LIJ Launch Helicopter Emergency Service

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(12/03/2014)
The North Shore-LIJ Health System has launched the New York area’s first hospital-to-hospital helicopter emergency medical service, a program called SkyHealth.
 

Military’s Largest Outpatient Ambulatory Center Continues Construction

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(12/03/2014)
San Antonio will soon be home to the largest outpatient ambulatory care center for the Department of Defense. Phase I of the four-phase Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center project at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas is now complete.
 

Top 10 Health Technology Hazards


(11/26/2014)
Hazards caused by medical technology are far too common in hospitals, according to ECRI Institute, a 45-year-old nonprofit organization based in Plymouth Meeting that applies scientific, evidence-based research to analyze the health care industry.

UCSF Medical Center Set to Open in February 2015

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(11/26/2014)
The University of California San Francisco (UC San Francisco) has announced that after more than 10 years of planning and construction, UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay will open on Feb. 1, 2015.
 

Santa Fe Hospital Will Remodel Patient Rooms

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(11/19/2014)
Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center is on its way to unveiling remodeled patient rooms. The medical center announced earlier this month that it would begin construction and remodeling to convert all adult patient rooms to private rooms.

NY Hospitals Get $1.6 Billion from FEMA

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(11/19/2014)
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is committing at least $1.6 billion to repair and upgrade damaged New York City public hospitals after Hurricane Sandy. The allocation is the second largest FEMA award ever.