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Photos of the Week

Courtesy of DPR Construction We've made a great deal of progress on the construction of the new hospital and the interior finishing. Here's a closer look at some of the progress this past week. [caption id="attachment_2519" align="alignnone" width="251" caption="The interior detail is coming to life. This first floor nurses station showcases the casework, trim and lighting."][/caption]   [caption id="attachment_2520" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="The Imaging Department will feature a new Bi-Plane imaging system, now being installed."][/caption]   [caption id="attachment_2521" align="alignnone" width="193" caption="A built-in inant scale in the Labor/Delivery/Recorvery/Post-Partum ...
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Photos of the Week

Images courtesy of DPR Construction, general contractor While the new hospital building looks virtually complete from the exterior, the steel erection for the medical office building continues. This week, the crew will hold their "topping off" ceremony, when they complete the highest point in the steel frame. This is an exciting milestone and shows how far the project has come along in a short time. The building will be home to many of the hospital's administrative services, as well as an ...
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Building Information Modeling

How BIM is changing construction An interview with Michael Pearson, BIM Manager for DPR Construction, from our YouTube channel.
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A Look at Our Progress

While we haven't been able to post for a while, we've still been working on construction of the new hospital. The progress has been amazing, both inside and outside of the new facility. This past month, we broke ground on the medical office building that will connect to the hospital and be home to many hospital administrative services, physicians and an Urgent Care Center. Interior work is progressing at a rapid pace. In some areas of the hospital, such as Women's ...
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A Fresh Update

With the new building looking impressive and nearly complete from the outside, we often are asked what is happening on the inside. So, over the next several months, we will post new videos showing various aspects of the project: a behind-the-scenes look at building the hospital all the way to a sneak peak in surgery and the Emergency Department. Until there, here are a few photos of the latest progress. We still have hundreds of workers on site each week day, ...
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Photos of the Week

Courtesy of our neighbor and friend Joe Connell [singlepic id=215 w=320 h=240 float=none] [singlepic id=216 w=320 h=240 float=none]
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Focus on Preparedness

Guest blog from Ken Hinck Eden's Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Disaster Preparedness Coordinator [singlepic id=214 w=320 h=240 float=none] We’re all aware of the devastating events happening in Japan.  News updates are available around the clock, and we can’t help but focus on the dramatic images of destruction, heroics, despair and hope. The events in Japan remind us again of the immense power of our planet. And we’re witnesses to the ability of the people of Japan, arguably the most earthquake-prepared people ...
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Looking Ahead to A Smoke-Free Campus

Cassandra Clark, Project Communications Director We recently held an Open House for employees to learn more about the new hospital construction and explore the layout of the new facility and campus. It was at this event that many staff members learned for the first time that, when the new hospital opens in 2013, the campus will be smoke free. A smoke-free campus means that smoking will not be allowed anywhere on the hospital property, including the grounds, gardens and parking areas, by ...
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It’s Never Too Early To Plan

Planning Is Underway for Transition to New Hospital by George Bischalaney, President & CEO, Eden Medical Center [singlepic id=183 w=320 h=240 float=none] Although we are still nearly two years away from moving into the new hospital, teams of employees and physicians have already started planning for the transition to the new building. We call the move a "transition" rather than a move, because it's a process that involves bringing with us good practices, good people and good programs, while entering a new era ...
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New Hospital Project Earns Global Award

Tekla International  Recognizes Work of Sutter Team! [singlepic id=177 w=320 h=240 float=left] Tekla International -- a global software solution company dedicated to improving the building and construction industry by offering solutions to improve quality, cost-efficiency, and sustainability -- has named its 2010 Global BIM (Building Information Modeling) Award recipients. Congratulations to the Sutter Medical Center team for earning both the BIM project category and the public vote. “The winner of the BIM category, Sutter Medical Center, has been carried through on stringent ...
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