For every health care facility, patient safety is of paramount importance. In the event of a disaster (either natural or man-made), medical personnel need to feel confident that both patients and equipment are safe and that the facility is able to provide needed care.
In collaboration with Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, FKP Architects, also of Houston, announced this month that a major expansion will focus on bringing giving critically ill patients better access to treatment. The hospital is embarking on a $506 million, 19-story patient tower addition, part of a $575 million capital investment at the Texas Children’s Main Campus.
McCarthy Building Companies, based in St. Louis, broke ground broke ground on a new, $31 million cancer center in Rolla on April 20.
The Delbert Day Cancer Institute at Phelps County Regional Medical Center (PCRMC) will be a 37,000-square-foot comprehensive cancer care facility.
Bryn Mawr Hospital (BMH), part of Main Line Health (MLH), approved a sketch plan to move forward with a $200 million modernization project on its campus. It’s the most significant facility improvement in its more than 120-year existence and the second-largest capital investment in MLH history.