Patient-handling Equipment Market Expected to Grow

The patient-handling equipment market shows a lot of promise for growth over the next five years, according to a research report from Dallas-based MarketsandMarkets.

Comfort Meets Gothic Architecture at New Sanford Hospital

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
At the end of July, Sanford Health gave the public a peek at what patient rooms will look like in the largest hospital project in North Dakota history. The 11-story Sanford Fargo Medical Center is set to open this month and is expected to serve 200,000 people in the Fargo-Moorhead area.

Headwall Wins International Design Award

A headwall designed exclusively for the University of California-San Diego Jacobs Medical Center received first prize in the Industrial and Life Science Design category for the International Design Awards (IDA).

Health Care Providers Choose Top-performing Vendors

KLAS, a research and performance data provider for the health care market, released its 2014 Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment and Infrastructure report on July 29.

Utah Cancer Center Delivers New Radiation Therapy

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
In fall 2015, a new comprehensive cancer center on the Jordan Valley Medical Center campus will be able to provide both inpatient and outpatient cancer services to Salt Lake Valley residents.

Genesis Health System Breaks Ground on Modernization Project

A $138.5 million renovation and expansion will help to improve service time at Iowa’s busiest emergency center, which treats nearly 75,000 patients a year. The new Genesis Medical Center (GMC) – Davenport at the East Rusholme Street campus broke ground in late June and is one of the largest financial investments ever made in the history of the Quad Cities, a group of five cities surrounding the Mississippi River on the Iowa-Illinois border.

Pedestrian Bridge Could Delay Parkland Memorial Hospital Opening

A proposed 870-foot-long sky bridge could delay the opening of a $1.3 billion hospital project slated to open next year.

Soliant Health Reveals Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals for 2014

Soliant Health recently revealed on June 23 its Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S. for 2014.

Nation’s First Virtual Care Center to Open in 2015

The first virtual care center in the U.S. is underway. The four-story, 120,000-square-foot facility, operated by Mercy health care system, will accommodate nearly 300 physicians, nurses, specialists, researchers and support staff when it opens in 2015.

New Dallas Clinic to Revive Community Health Care

By Audrey Arthur
A new 44,300-square-foot outpatient clinic is coming to the Fair Park neighborhood of Dallas in order to provide the community with accessibility to high-quality health care while taking steps to revitalize the community. Dallas-based BOKA Powell designed the $19.8 million Hatcher Station Village, which is operated by the Parkland Health & Hospital System. The facility is set to open in the first quarter of 2015 with a design that will invite the community and expand accessibility to health care.