Barnabas Health, RWJ Health System to Merge

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(07/29/2015)
Barnabas Health and Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Health System, two leading health systems in New Jersey, have agreed to merge, creating the state’s largest health system and one of the largest in the nation. The new organization will be known as RWJ Barnabas Health and could bring in revenues of more than $4.5 billion.

AIA Names Winners of National Healthcare Design Awards

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(07/24/2015)
The Washington, D.C.-based American Institute of Architects Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) has selected the recipients of the AIA National Healthcare Design Awards program.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Opens Buerger Center

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(07/29/2015)
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) opened the doors at the new Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care on July 27. Located on Civic Center Boulevard, just across from the Main Hospital, the Buerger Center is a major part of the newly named Raymond G. Perelman Campus, Houston-based FKP Architects designed the new facility, while New York-based Turner Construction Company provided construction management.

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital Will Expand

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(07/24/2015)
University of Florida (UF) Health Shands Children’s Hospital in Gainesville confirmed it will be undergoing an expansion to grow the number of beds that can accommodate the hospital’s tiniest, most vulnerable patients.

Christ Hospital Reveals Major Medical Center Plans

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(07/08/2015)
Officials at The Christ Hospital Health Network, based in Cincinnati, revealed plans on July 7 to build a comprehensive medical center in Butler County, Ohio.