The Sebastian Ferrero Atrium features interactive video displays, nature-themed art, a reception desk, and elevators that travel solely to floors housing pediatric units.
The University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital plans to work on a $150 million project to build out and complete 125,000 square feet on the ninth and 10th floors of the existing patient care facility.
The project team for the hospital has been named and construction is expected to start at the end of 2015.
The integrated planning process will include the development of market health service delivery plans and facility master plans, as well as Veterans Integrated Service Network, Veterans Benefits Administration, and National Cemetery Administration planning reports.
The proposed treatment center in Florida would provide inpatient psychiatric care and outpatient services and house five substance abuse treatment beds.
Plans call for removing the buildings to make way for a 128-bed building on the hospital's Burlington, Vt., campus.
Services at Spradling Birthing Center will move to Mercy Joplin hospital in an effort to house the birthing center and a new NICU in one place.
The facility will fill a former ED space and is expected to open in 2015.
The outpatient services building, which is nearly a third the size of the main hospital, is expected to open its doors in October.
The new 465,560-square-foot hospital will become the largest hospital in the country to date.