The $55 million, 12-bed facility replaces the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians' existing building.
The $301 million contract includes construction of a new 17-story patient tower and renovation of existing space at St. Michael's Hospital.
Five projects earned Awards of Merit in the Environments for Aging Design Showcase, an annual review of new projects in the long-term care space produced by Healthcare Design's sister magazine.
The joint venture partnership will launch a chain of urgent care centers in the Portland, Ore., market to complement Legacy Health’s existing medical services with a community-based healthcare model.
The expansion and redevelopment project will allow the facility to accommodate the changing needs of the surrounding communities, as well as to ensure continued access to specialized cardiac services for people in the surrounding community.
The $1.1 billion expansion will offer to 361 beds on-site, as well as private patient rooms, family-friendly amenities, advanced technologies, expanded clinics and an environmentally sensitive design.
Ten out of twelve months saw an increased demand for design services in 2014, and the Architecture Billings Index points to a healthy outlook for the nonresidential construction industry.
The four-phase construction project is expected to be completed in spring 2016.
The 104-bed facility provides acute care mental health services for children and adolescents in Orefield, Pa.
The new standalone facility is expected to open in 2017.
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