Healthcare Facilities Management Forum Kicks Off Oct. 19

By Yasmin Parsloe
Up to 70 directors of healthcare facilities will meet in Dallas for the complimentary Healthcare Facilities Management Forum on Oct. 19-20, 2015.

CoxHealth’s New Medical Tower Provides All-Private Rooms

By Jessie Fetterling
CoxHealth’s Cox Medical Center South in Springfield recently completed a new West Tower addition, which houses the new Dee Ann White Women’s and Children’s hospital and the Jared Neuroscience Center.

Parkland Health Opens Updated $1.3 Billion Hospital in Dallas

On Aug. 20, the Parkland Health and Hospital System opened the doors of a new $1.3 billion facility that replaces the old emergency room, which was built in 1954 and beginning to fall apart.

Topping Off Ceremony Marks the Completion of Nebraska Cancer Center

The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center in Omaha had a “topping off” ceremony on August 13.

Mercy Hospital Jefferson Begins Multi-Million Dollar Project

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City recently broke ground on a $135 million expansion. The project will add a three-story patient tower, a new front entrance and a variety of other enhancements to improve the experience for patients, staff and visitors.

Missouri Orthopeadic Institute Begins Expansion

Construction is under way for a four-story expansion of the Missouri Orthopeaedic Institute, according to the University of Missouri Health Care based in Columbia.

CVMC REIT II Acquires Webster Rehabilitation Hospital

Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT II Inc. (CVMC REIT II) announced on June 5 that it acquired the Post Acute Webster Rehabilitation Hospital property (the “Webster Rehabilitation Hospital”) from Medistar Corporation, a medical real estate developer based in Houston.

Designers Complete Work for Hatcher Station Health Center

BOKA Powell a Dallas-based architecture and interiors firm, has completed design work on the $11.2 million Hatcher Station Health Center, developed by Dallas-based Frazier Revitalization Inc. and operated by Parkland Health and Hospital System, also based in Dallas.

Parkland Opens New Community Health Clinic

Parkland Health & Hospital System recently opened its newest Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) clinic in Dallas.

Work Begins on CHI Ambulatory Building

McCarthy Building Companies of St. Louis broke ground on May 7 on the new CHI Ambulatory Building, which is part of the new academic complex for Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha.