St. Luke’s Breaks Ground on New Hospital


(05/19/2015)
St. Luke’s University Health Network broke ground on the new St. Luke’s Hospital-Monroe Campus in Bartonsville. This will be the first new hospital in Monroe County in 100 years.

Construction Begins for UVA’s Education Resource Center

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(05/19/2015)
Construction is underway for the Education Resource Center (ERC) on the University of Virginia’s (UVA) medical campus in Charlottesville. Designed by Los Angeles-based CO Architects, the $20 million ERC will fill a gap on a tight site between the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center and a hospital parking garage.

Saint Agnes Opens New Health Care Center

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(05/14/2015)
Project planners and officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 30 for Saint Agnes Hospital’s newest health care center 40 West Plaza. Saint Agnes Hospital, based in Baltimore, converted the center, formerly a Room Store, into a 38,000-square-foot patient-centered medical home (PCMH).

Driscoll Children’s Plans Extension

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(05/14/2015)
Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi is planning a facility extension that will add 70,000 square feet to the front of the hospital. The Robert Driscoll and Julia Driscoll and Robert Driscoll, Jr. Foundation Board of Trustees and the Driscoll Children’s Hospital Governing Board of Directors approved an $80 million construction project that will add a two-story, 70,000-square-foot building to the front side of the hospital and will house a new outpatient surgery center and pediatric intensive care Unit (PICU).

Window Film Addresses Hospital Security Concerns

By Jeffrey R. Plummer
(05/01/2015)
For every health care facility, patient safety is of paramount importance. In the event of a disaster (either natural or man-made), medical personnel need to feel confident that both patients and equipment are safe and that the facility is able to provide needed care.

Harmony Cancer Center Heads into Third Phase of Construction

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(05/01/2015)
University of Colorado Health has started Phase III of a three-phase project to construct the expanded outpatient Harmony Cancer Center in Fort Collins. The $10.7 million, 44,390-square-foot project is being built in multiple phases to allow the cancer center to remain operational throughout construction and continue meeting the needs of its patients from northern Colorado and southern Wyoming.

Construction Begins for Delbert Day Cancer Institute

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(05/01/2015)
McCarthy Building Companies, based in St. Louis, broke ground broke ground on a new, $31 million cancer center in Rolla on April 20. The Delbert Day Cancer Institute at Phelps County Regional Medical Center (PCRMC) will be a 37,000-square-foot comprehensive cancer care facility.

Texas Children’s Hospital to Begin Major Expansion

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(05/01/2015)
In collaboration with Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, FKP Architects, also of Houston, announced this month that a major expansion will focus on bringing giving critically ill patients better access to treatment. The hospital is embarking on a $506 million, 19-story patient tower addition, part of a $575 million capital investment at the Texas Children’s Main Campus.

Bryn Mawr Hospital Plans $200 Million Modernization

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(04/22/2015)
Bryn Mawr Hospital (BMH), part of Main Line Health (MLH), approved a sketch plan to move forward with a $200 million modernization project on its campus. It’s the most significant facility improvement in its more than 120-year existence and the second-largest capital investment in MLH history.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Opens Rehab Center

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(04/22/2015)
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) held a grand opening and dedication of the Margie and Robert E. Petersen Foundation Rehabilitation Center on April 16.