Presence Center for Advanced Care Holds Topping-Off Ceremony

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(01/21/2015)
Designers, builders and officials celebrated the topping off of the new Presence Center for Advanced Care facility on Jan. 8. The facility is located on the campus of Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago.

Pearland Medical Center opens in Texas

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(01/14/2015)
The new Pearland Medical Center in Texas marked its official opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Jan. 9. The $71 million acute-care medical center, the first in Pearland, is located on a 48-acre site, and its 144,000 square feet houses 33patient beds.

Penn State Hershey Opens Research Center

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(01/21/2015)
Officials from Penn State Hershey held a groundbreaking on Jan. 14 for a new $54 million data center on the Medical Center and College of Medicine campus.

New York Methodist Hospital Scales Back Expansion

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(01/14/2015)
After reaching a settlement with opponents of the hospital’s expansion, New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) will shrink the size of its new outpatient care center in Brooklyn.

A Case Study in Construction Cost and Schedule Challenges

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(01/04/2015)
When a shorter construction schedule was implemented for the Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility in Harlem, it forced designers and contractors to re-evaluate their plans to overcome any potential delays.