COLLEGE STATION, Texas (March 30, 2011) —Today marks the official groundbreaking for a new acute care hospital in College Station, Texas built by Phoenix-based Kitchell (www.kitchell.com) for Scott & White Healthcare (sw.org). The hospital, built on 98 acres of undeveloped land, will be completed in the summer of 2013. Jacobs Architects and Engineers, a leading healthcare design firm, is the Architect/Engineer of Record and Adams Management is the Program Manager.
The five story structure will open initially with 119 beds and can be expanded to accommodate another 24 beds when the need arises.
Scott & White Hospital-College Station will house an emergency department, cardiac services including cath labs, neonatal intensive care unit, comprehensive cancer services, operating rooms, maternity services suites, endoscopic procedure suites, interoperative robotics and other specialty services, all supported by a pharmacy, comprehensive state-of-the-art imaging technology and other diagnostic capabilities.
“Healthcare construction now accounts for close to 60 percent of Kitchell’s business,” said Kitchell Senior Vice President Dan Pierce. “With each new project pushing us ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving complexities of healthcare construction, we are delighted to share our expertise with the newest addition to Scott & White.” A fully integrated health system, Scott & White Healthcare is the largest multi-specialty practice in Texas and one of the nation’s largest multi-specialty group practice systems.
Kitchell applies its innovative approaches to quality assurance, safety, value engineering and environmental protection–among other industry-leading practices–to a wide range of construction and program management projects in the hospitality, healthcare, corrections, utility, renewable energy, retail, performing arts and academic communities. Its specialized divisions and subsidiaries include Commercial, Healthcare, Native American, Custom Homes, Facilities Development Inc., Environmental Services and American Refrigeration Supplies. Learn more at www.kitchell.com.
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