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Architecture & Design Round Up

Architecture & Design Round Up

A lot is going on around our state in healthcare architecture and design. We look at some of the major renovations, expansions and new constructions since our May 2016 issue. Progress made on Norton Audubon Hospital expansion Things are moving along for the expansion and major renovation of Norton Audubon Hospital, which started in May

Shriners Hospital for Children–Lexington: Driving force behind construction of joint-use facility

  It’s official. Shriners Hospitals for Children — Lexington has moved. The new facility, designed by SRG Partnership in Portland, Oregon, cost approximately $47 million and is located on the UK HealthCare Campus across from the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital. The new facility, owned and operated by Shriners Hospitals for Children, occupies

Physician Spotlight: Meet Chad Harston, MD, with Lexington Clinic Center for Breast Care.

  FAST FACTS Hometown: Born in Texas. Also, lived in Guam, Finland and Utah. Family: Wife and four children. Hobbies: Mountain climbing and travel. Motto: “Eat like there IS a tomorrow.” Recommended Books: “Eat to Live” by Joel Fuhrman MD (Little, Brown and Company, January 2011) Education: Undergraduate at Brigham Young University; graduated summa Cum

Intelligent growth is not arbitrary growth

  By R. Wayne Estopinal In 2017, your medical center or health system should have a documented healthcare facility growth plan that is strategic, within your financial capacity, allows implementation that is minimally disruptive, produces optimal workplaces, allows incredible square footage efficiency and creates a competitive advantage for your organization. If facilities are to be

Senate Bill 18: Kentucky’s legal liability climate impacts access to care

  Most people traveling into the Commonwealth take the “Welcome to Kentucky” sign for granted. But physicians should pay close attention because crossing the border can mean a big difference in terms of legal liability. Kentuckians want access to quality care from highly skilled medical professionals, and rightly so. Unfortunately, our current legal liability system