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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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Process Redesign: Now and for our Future Hospital

A look at how Operational Process Redesign is changing how we work and is improving the hospital experience by Cassandra Clark, Project Communications Director With only 13 months remaining before our anticipated move-in date, Eden Medical Center is intensively planning every aspect of the transition. But moving into a new hospital doesn't mean taking with us all of our old systems and ways of doing work. Our employees, physicians and hospital leaders are taking a whole new look at our work processes ...
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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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Photos of the Week

Courtesy of DPR Construction The land for the new medical office building has been cleared and the pad is being graded to make room for the construction to begin in September. [singlepic id=236 w=320 h=240 float=none] The kitchen is taking shape as the heavy equipment arrives. The bread and pizza oven is set into place: [singlepic id=238 w=320 h=240 float=none] The kitchen hoods are set: [singlepic id=237 w=320 h=240 float=none] The large walk-in freezers are also set into place: [singlepic id=235 w=320 h=240 float=none]
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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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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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Photo of the Week

Courtesy of DPR Construction An aerial view of the hospital under construction. [singlepic id=182 w=320 h=240 float=none]
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Photo of the Week

Photo courtesy of DPR Construction Happy New Year! The year begins with the installation of the curtainwall (windows) on the south elevation. The break in the winter storms gives the crews a good jump on the progress. [singlepic id=181 w=320 h=240 float=center]
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