12 hospitals planning facility upgrades, expansions

The following hospitals announced or completed plans in the last week to expand, upgrade or renovate their facilities.

1. ER physicians open 4th urgent care clinic in Nashville
A group of emergency room physicians is opening its fourth urgent care clinic, this time in West Nashville, Tenn.

2. Tennessee hospital receives state OK for $47M expansion
Murfreesboro, Tenn.-based St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital received state approval for its $47 million expansion project.

3. Halifax Health to build $105M hospital after board approval
Daytona Beach, Fla.-based Halifax Health is planning to build a $105 million, 95-bed hospital after the health system's board of commissioners agreed to fund the construction, despite an ongoing court battle over the site.

4. New Orleans children's hospital on track with $300M revamp
The Children's Hospital of New Orleans is on track with its $300 million expansion and renovation project.

5. Cleveland Clinic Children's to open first freestanding outpatient center
Cleveland Clinic Children's will build its first freestanding outpatient facility — a $20 million, 120,000-square-foot children's center.

6. Altru Health System announces $250M expansion
Grand Forks, N.D.-based Altru Health System is planning a $250 million expansion.

7. 3 things to know about Kaleida Health's new $270M children's hospital
Buffalo, N.Y.-based Kaleida Health will open its John R. Oishei Children's Hospital this week.

8. New Era Partners to build $25M medical complex in Texas
New Era Partners, a medical real-estate company, will construct a $25 million medical complex in Garland.

9. Scripps Health to launch $2.6B expansion
San Diego-based Scripps Health is planning a $2.6 billion expansion — the largest construction project in the organization's 125-year history.

10. University of Florida Health neuromedicine, heart and vascular hospitals to open in December
University of Florida Health in Gainesville will open the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital next month.

11. Illinois hospital to relocate Nov. 4
St. Elizabeth's Hospital, currently located in Belleville, Ill., will relocate Nov. 4 to a $330 million facility in O'Fallon, Ill.

12. Mercy breaks ground on $40M clinic in Arkansas
Springfield, Mo.-based Mercy broke ground on a $40 million multispecialty facility in Springdale, Ark., Oct. 26.

More articles on facilities management:
Halifax Health to build $105M hospital after board approval
New Orleans children's hospital on track with $300M revamp
Cleveland Clinic Children's to open first freestanding outpatient center

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