Meridian Health is First System in NJ to Earn National Accreditation as Integrated Network Cancer Program (New Jersey)
June 10, 2015
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted three-year accreditation to the cancer program at Meridian Health, making it the first health system in New Jersey to be recognized as an Integrated Network Cancer Program. This elite recognition acknowledges the high-quality cancer care provided at Meridian’s five hospitals.
Learn more at http://www.meridianhealth.com/
McLaren to Build Cancer Center This Summer (Michigan)
The Times Herald
May 26, 2015
Construction of the 35,000-square-foot, two-story Karmanos Cancer Institute will begin this summer, with a spring opening planned, according to a statement from the hospital. The cancer center will offer infusion therapy and imaging technology, including a new Elekta Versa HD linear accelerator.
Learn more at http://www.thetimesherald.com/
Major Expansions Announced for Olathe Medical Center (Kansas)
Medica Construction & Design
February 16, 2015
Olathe Medical Center will be undergoing the largest expansion in its history. Four significant construction projects will be underway this year across OMC’s 250-acre campus: a new four-story obstetrics wing with a Level II neonatal intensive care unit that will transform the face of OMC; a freestanding cancer center; the addition of a memory care neighborhood at Cedar Lake Village and an expanded cardiovascular center.
Learn more at http://www.mcdmag.com/
Inova Plans Medical Research Complex in Fairfax (Virginia)
February 9, 2015
Northern Virginia’s largest hospital system will announce Monday that it plans to acquire Exxon Mobil’s 117-acre campus in Merrifield to create a complex dedicated to what many view as a potential remedy for Northern Virginia’s sagging economy: genomics and personalized medicine.
Learn more at http://www.washingtonpost.com/
The New James: Ohio State Creates a Model for Cancer Hospitals to Come (Ohio)
Medical Construction and Design
November 12, 2014
When The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute was dedicated on Nov. 9, the new 1.1-million-square-foot, 21-floor freestanding cancer hospital in Columbus, Ohio, became the third-largest cancer hospital in the country, and the most innovative cancer hospital to date.
Learn more at http://www.mcdmag.com
St. Joseph's/Candler Completes $10M Exterior Renovation (Georgia)
July 14, 2014
The new exterior of St. Joseph's Hospital is complete and it stands as a modern icon for Savannah's Southside.
Learn more at http://www.sjchs.org/
Conquer Cancer Foundation Honors Eight Oncology Practices for their Commitment to Quality Clinical Trials Programs
June 17, 2014
The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) announced today that it will honor eight community-based oncology practices with 2014 Clinical Trials Participation Awards (CTPA). The CTPA was established to recognize clinical research sites across the United States for their excellence in implementing high-quality clinical trials programs in their communities.
Learn more at http://www.conquercancerfoundation.org/
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Somerset Medical Center Finalize Merger (New Jersey)
Becker's Hospital Review
June 2, 2014
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) and Somerset Medical Center officially completed their merger, creating a 965-bed hospital with campuses in New Brunswick and Somerville. As of today, Somerset Medical Center will operate as Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset.
Learn more at http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/
Oncology Service Line: A Change in Focus (Virginia)
March 21, 2014
From genetic testing to advanced chemotherapy procedures, hospitals and health systems are changing the focus of oncology from merely ensuring survival to, in many cases, providing comprehensive long-term care and even cures. At Inova Health System, a seven-hospital system based in Falls Church, Va., researchers are trailblazing ways to treat cancer more efficiently and detect it sooner via enhanced personalized medicine.
Learn more at http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/
Meridian to Become First Health Network in New Jersey to Plan Systemwide Deployment of TrueBeam(TM) Technology for Advanced Radiotherapy Treatments (New Jersey)
March 11, 2014
Meridian Health of New Jersey is initiating a program to deploy TrueBeam(TM) technology from Varian Medical Systems across its network of cancer treatment clinics.
Learn more at http://online.wsj.com/
New Miami Cancer Institute to Open in 2016 (Florida)
January 29, 2014
Baptist Health South Florida announced it is building the new $400 million Miami Cancer Institute scheduled to break ground in July.
Learn more at http://www.marketwatch.com/