Construction Management


PHOTO TOUR: Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center

September 19, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a visual walk through the new hospital, in Oakland, Calif., opened in July 2014.

Building Reincarnation: Parkview Noble Creates A Place For Healing In A Former Funeral Home

August 6, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The physical rehabilitation center overcame community perception and an outdated layout to provide a modern and inviting medical facility.

Take Five With David Surette

July 8, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The director of healthcare and life sciences at Shawmut Design and Construction discusses the top five trends and issues getting his attention right now.

2014 HCD Corporate Rankings: Top Construction Firms

July 3, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
See how healthcare construction firms stacked up against each other in 2013. Healthcare Design's latest Corporate Rankings Survey breaks down results based on gross healthcare billings, completed projects, RFPs received, and contracts signed.

Room To Upgrade With Technology

July 2, 2014     Jaques Black
Implementing new technologies into existing spaces has become a major factor in construction planning, bringing new challenges and complexities to projects.

4 Things Owners Should Watch For On New Healthcare Projects

June 10, 2014     C. Bradley Cronk
A healthcare construction adviser says there are four realities of construction projects that organizations might not be aware of—and they could be costing them millions.

Northwestern Medicine Receives State Board Approval For New Lake Forest Hospital

June 6, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Construction on the facility is set to begin this fall and will include 114 private inpatient beds and eight operating rooms.

Healthcare Megaprojects: Challenges and Opportunities

June 3, 2014     Sheila F. Cahnman
In the second part of a two-part series on healthcare megaprojects, blogger Sheila Cahnman explores the inherent challenges of working overseas that are exacerbated by the scale of these projects. But with thoughtful planning and project management, plenty of opportunities still exist.

Houston Methodist Announces Two Projects

May 30, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The owner plans to add a 193-bed hospital in The Woodlands and a 390-bed inpatient tower to the Houston Methodist Hospital campus over the next few years.

McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center Starts $80M Expansion

May 30, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The project includes a new patient tower, private patient rooms, and 56,000 square feet of renovations.

How To Keep Healthcare Construction Costs In Check

May 22, 2014     C. Bradley Cronk and Glenn A. Grube
Healthcare construction projects can run rampant with cost overruns, but there are plenty of solutions available to keep teams on schedule and on budget.

Using Technology To Aid Environmental Monitoring

May 22, 2014     Brian Yarborough
A mobile app helps Skanska monitor tolerances for pressure, noise levels, and air particulates during a NICU project for Tampa General Hospital.

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute Names Project Team

May 12, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The orthopedic specialist is renovating a former auto dealership into a new 15,000-square foot medical clinic.

One Step At A Time: Phasing Pays Off In Healthcare Renovations

May 5, 2014     Jim Bell
A phased renovation carried out through integrated project delivery streamlined the rooftop expansion of a certified joint center at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London, Conn.

Camp Pendleton Replacement Hospital Mirrors Military Traditions

April 25, 2014     Sara O. Marberry
Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton, completed in November 2013, reflects the ideals of the patients it serves and raises the bar for military healthcare facility design.
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