9 recent hospital, health system capital projects

Ayla Ellison, Kelly Gooch and Tamara Rosin - Print  | 

Here are nine capital projects at hospitals and health systems that were recently announced or completed.

1. Pittsburgh-based UPMC is challenging a zoning code in an attempt to build a 300,000-square-foot hospital less than one mile from Allegheny Health Network's Jefferson Hospital in Pittsburgh.

2. The city of Custer, S.D., and Rapid City, S.D.-based Regional Health signed a merger that will include the construction of a 42,000 square-foot, $18.43 million hospital to replace Custer's existing 54-year-old hospital.

3. Kansas City-based University of Kansas Hospital plans to begin construction on a $320 million patient tower in 2017.

4. A zoning appeals board approved South Weymouth, Mass.-based South Shore Hospital's expansion plan, which will add 42,287 square feet of new space to its Messina Building and cost $60 million.

5. Pontiac, Mich.-based McLaren Oakland health system plans to open a freestanding 24/7 emergency center in Clarkston, Mich. The center will include 14 private exam rooms, a cardiac monitoring room and a clinical isolation room.

6. Coldwater, Ohio-based Mercer Health plans to begin a $24 million expansion project in 2017.

7. Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Erlanger Health System commenced its public fundraising drive to fund a new $35 million outpatient center for its Children's Hospital. The center represents the first phase of a $300 million three-part expansion plan Erlanger hopes to execute.

8. Bellevue, Wash.-based Overlake Medical Center plans to build a $20 million cancer center as the first phase of a $242 million expansion plan.

9. Savannah, Ga.-based St. Joseph's/Candler officials unveiled a $19 million expansion and renovation as part of the second phase of a systemwide expansion.

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