Genesis Health System Breaks Ground on Modernization Project


(07/09/2014)
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


(07/09/2014)
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


(07/01/2014)
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


(06/25/2014)
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
(05/28/2014)
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.

Moore Remembers Loss, Celebrates Beginnings


(05/28/2014)
One year after an EF-5 tornado devastated the city of Moore, Okla., hundreds gathered to remember the 25 people lost May 20, 2013 and celebrate the continued resilience of the city.

Kaiser Permanente Opens New Advanced Care Center


(05/28/2014)
Following a 10-month renovation, the Kaiser Permanente Southwood Comprehensive Center has doubled health care space for patients.

Texas Health Resources to Build New $95 Million Hospital


(05/21/2014)
Texas Health Resources, a non-profit company that operates a network of hospitals and health facilities in the North Texas region, has announced plans to construct a new $95 million hospital to serve Tarrant County residents. To be located just west of the current facility, the new six-story Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South hospital will be 228,300 square feet and feature a glass curtain exterior. The Beck Group, headquartered in Dallas, is the architect on the project.

Satellite Healthcare Recognized for Green Efforts


(05/21/2014)
Satellite Healthcare, a not-for-profit provider of kidney dialysis and related services, has received an Austin Energy Green Building (AEGB) 4-Star Rating for its new location in Austin.

Wesley Medical Center Completes Women’s Care Unit Renovation

By Audrey Arthur
(05/09/2014)
The first phase of the $36 million women’s care unit renovation at the Wesley Medical Center is now complete. Designed by Nashville, Tenn.-based Gould Turner Group and constructed by JE Dunn, headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., the women’s care unit renovation required a quick timeline and sensitivity to the specialized unit, which delivers approximately 6,000 babies each year.