Washington Hospital Breaks Ground on Critical Care Pavilion

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(03/04/2015)
Washington Hospital in Fremont broke ground Feb. 24 on its $339 million Morris Hyman Critical Care Pavilion, a new emergency and critical care facility.

CSU Moves Forward with New Medical Center

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(03/04/2015)
Colorado State University (CSU) will move forward with plans to build a $59 million on-campus medical center. The 113,000-square-foot building will house the CSU Health Network, which provides medical, mental health, and health education and prevention services to students.

Passive Optical LAN Helps Hospitals with Network Performance


(02/22/2015)
Hospital networks around the world are becoming progressively choked by the integration of bandwidth-hungry Internet-based applications. The growing usage of streaming video content, integration of digital voice services into the LAN, video conferencing and other online activities not only contribute to the hospital bandwidth dilemma, but also can create significant security issues to conventional copper-based networks.

St. Jude Opens Research and Care Center

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(02/22/2015)
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital officially opened the Kay Research and Care Center on the St. Jude campus in Memphis. The new $198 million center houses the Eric Trump Foundation Surgery and ICU Center, the Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration and the St. Jude Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center, which will open this fall.

Wesley Medical Plans New Children’s Hospital

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(02/11/2015)
A new $28 million dedicated children’s hospital will help Wesley Medical Center in Wichita expand its children’s services and inpatient pediatric areas. The hospital announced Feb. 5 it will completely renovate its pediatric areas to provide a safe, welcoming environment for children and parents.

Winthrop University Hospital Opens Research Center

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(02/11/2015)
Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola recently celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of its new research and academic center. The ceremony was held on Feb. 5.

Top 5 Hospital Marketing Trends of 2015

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(02/04/2015)
In 2014, marketing trends in the hospital and health care markets centered on responsive web design and video consumption. In 2015, according to experts from New York-based Smith & Jones, a health care marketing firm, new players will enter the arena that will steer marketing dollars at hospitals and health care organizations.

St. Joseph Hospital-South Welcomes Florida Patients

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(02/04/2015)
Southern Hillsborough County’s first nonprofit hospital opened its doors on Feb. 2 and will be bringing 500 new jobs to the Riverview community. The new, $225 million St. Joseph Hospital-South is located on 72 acres of land and is the latest addition to 12 nonprofit hospitals operated by BayCare, a health care provider based in Clearwater, Fla.

University of Florida Health Breaks Ground on Hospitals

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(01/28/2015)
The University of Florida Health broke ground on Jan. 23 for the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital. The $415 million project will make room for a facility to care for patients with heart, vascular and neurological illnesses.

Stanford Hospital Expansion Tops Out

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(01/28/2015)
The $1 billion Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford expansion recently celebrated the completion of its structural steel. DPR Construction of Redwood City, Calif., worked closely with Chicago-based Perkins+Will and Minneapolis-based HGA Architects to expand the facility.