North Dakota

Sanford Health announced that construction will begin in 2013 on the $360 million Sanford Medical Center, Fargo. It will have 371 private rooms, encompass 704,000 square feet and include 30 operating rooms, 10 cath labs/interventional labs, 40 emergency treatment rooms and 300 clinic exam rooms. Architect is AECOM, formerly Ellerbe and Beckett. Construction is expected to be finished by 2016.


Reading Hospital and Medical Center announced plans for a new $189 million, 250,000-square-foot surgical building. The expanded space will include 24 state-of-the-art surgical suites that will be designed and built to streamline operations and improve patient experiences. Architectural firm Ballinger is working with surgeons and operating room staff to finalize designs.


Danbury Hospital began construction on a $150 million project that will add approximately 300,000 square feet of new space to the hospital's existing campus. The new building will include a 40,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art emergency department able to service 88,000 visits per year, and new critical care and neonatal intensive care units.


St. Francis Health System recently broke ground on a new $200 million trauma emergency center and patient tower to be built at its main campus in Tulsa. The facility will include an eight-story, 500,000-square-foot patient tower and an 85-bed trauma emergency center. Construction is projected for completion in the summer of 2014.