Mount Carmel Invests $700 Million in Hospital Projects

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(03/25/2015)
Mount Carmel Health System recently announced it is investing more than $700 million in central Ohio with major projects at three Mount Carmel campuses: Mount Carmel East, Mount Carmel Grove City and Mount Carmel West.

The Benefits of Rubber Flooring

By Tasha Hughes
(03/16/2015)
Facility managers and building owners of health care facilities are tasked with ensuring an environment that is conducive to the health and safety of staff and patients. This means selecting materials and maintaining them in ways that promote a healthy, comfortable and productive environment in which to work and heal.

KU Hospital Begins Constructing Patient Tower

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(03/25/2015)
The University of Kansas (KU) Hospital kicked off construction of its new, 92-bed Cambridge North Patient Tower on March 9. The $280 million building is situated just northeast of the existing hospital buildings.

Shriners Opens New Children’s Hospital


(03/16/2015)
Shriners from Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, Ohio and Indiana joined local Shriners Hospital for Children, as well as Lexington representatives, Shriners patients, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and officials from the University of Kentucky (UK) and UK HealthCare in a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of the new $47 million Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

Beaumont Begins New Proton Therapy Center


(03/13/2015)
Construction has begun on a new Proton Therapy Center at Beaumont Hospital’s Cancer Institute in Royal Oak. Proton therapy is a newer, high-tech alternative to treating certain cancers. The benefits include a scanning beam of proton radiation with online image guidance offers greater precision to destroy cancerous cells, sparing healthy tissue with fewer side effects.