New York

The University Hospital of the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse will build a 95,000-square-foot, three-story cancer center. The facility will include 22 infusion stations and three linear accelerator vaults. Exam rooms will be provided for multidisciplinary programs including surgical oncology, women's oncology, pediatric hematology oncology, palliative care, prevention and outreach, and alternative therapies. Ewing Cole, Philadelphia, will design the center.

New Jersey

St. Joseph's Healthcare System
broke ground on a $100 million, 230,000-square-foot critical care building, part of a 655,000-square-foot construction and renovation project in Paterson, N.J. Architecture firm Francis Cauffman designed the project. When completed in 2012, it will house an expanded ED, a 50,000-square-foot addition to the Level 2 regional trauma center, 12 operating rooms and two levels of cardiac, surgical, and critical and intensive care units.

New York

Construction began in November on the $72 million Syracuse VA Medical Center Spinal Cord Injury/Disease Center in upstate New York. The project team includes Clark Construction Group LLC; architects QPK Design; John P. Stopen Engineering Partnership, structural engineer; RAM-TECH Engineers PC, MEP engineer; and Nadaskay and Kopelson Architects, hospital consultant. Completion is slated for June 2012.

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
, Hollywood, Fla., broke ground on a $130 million expansion that will add 48 private patient rooms, for a total of 204. The project is slated for completion in late 2011.