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UTHSC Set To Open New Training Facility

The Daily News - April 25, 2018

In less than three weeks, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will launch its new $39.7 million, 45,000-square-foot building packed with high-tech tools and a cutting-edge training environment. It is the kind of facility that represents a big leap forward for the school and shows how it’s literally “changing the face of health care […]

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After almost 200 years, the Memphis Riverfront is poised to get the makeover it deserves

High Ground News - April 5, 2018

When in 1541 Hernando De Soto stumbled upon the Great River, as the conquistador and his coterie referred to the mighty Mississippi, the Spaniard who had helped Pizarro vanquish the Incans was more peeved than impressed. It was to him just another obstacle — albeit the largest one — between his expedition and the treasures […]

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Sneak peek: Simulated patients take center stage at new $40 million facility

Memphis Business Journal - April 2, 2018

Before local medical students can train with actual patients, they have to log time on a simulator. A very human-like simulator. Think a blinking, breathing, crying, baby-birthing simulator. Next month, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will officially open its latest project, the $39.7 million Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS). At […]

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2 quiet heroes show perseverance can pay off in an engineering career

The Commercial Appeal - March 17, 2018

She had dreams, big dreams. She was a teen and longed to pilot a U.S. Air Force jet. Of course, life happened. There she was, an unmarried mom coming out of West Memphis High School. Her own father had just died. Tension roiled the family. You probably think here’s a story about a teenager raising her […]

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Allen & Hoshall Hires Civil Engineer For Its Chattanooga Office

The Chattanoogan - February 8, 2018

Architecture, engineering and surveying firm Allen & Hoshall announced the hiring of Daniel Muhs as a civil engineer and project manager in its Chattanooga office. In his role at Allen & Hoshall, Mr. Muhs will be responsible for conducting feasibility studies, developing cost estimates, obtaining necessary permits and overseeing the production and design of construction […]

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Le Bonheur opens new $10M outpatient center

Memphis Business Journal - February 7, 2018

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital’s new $9.5 million outpatient center in Jackson is now open. The 30,000-square-foot, 20-exam-room facility is located in the northwest part of the city, at 1535 Vann Drive. The center provides diagnostic services such as X-rays, ultrasounds, EKGs and pulmonary function testing. Subspecialty clinics will include cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general surgery, genetics, […]

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Strickland: ‘All other Fairgrounds choices better than Coliseum’

Memphis Business Journal - November 1, 2017

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland has decided the city should invest in building a new indoor youth sports complex rather than renovating the Mid-South Coliseum. As the speaker at a Pinnacle Bank client luncheon Tuesday, Oct. 31, Strickland addressed a question about the Mid-South Fairgrounds Tourism Development Zone (TDZ) application. In his response, Strickland also addressed a burning […]

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Big River Crossing marking one year with light show

WREG News Channel 3 - October 17, 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Big River Crossing will celebrate its one-year anniversary Sunday, and the unique attraction is drawing big crowds to the river in its first year. Nearly 250,000 people have made the one-mile crossing across the Mississippi River over the old Harahan Bridge’s new pedestrian walkway, project leaders say. About 15 percent of those […]

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Methodist marks halfway point in $275 million expansion project

The Commercial Appeal - October 12, 2017

Touting what they call one of the most transformative projects the Medical District has ever seen, Methodist University Hospital officials say they’ve reached the halfway point in constructing a $275 million tower that will consolidate services and increase capacity while accommodating technological upgrades. The hospital, part of the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system, hosted a topping-out celebration this week as the […]

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Methodist holds ‘topping out’ ceremony for tower, names it after prominent Memphian

Memphis Business Journal - October 10, 2017

Construction on Methodist University Hospital’s $275 million tower is officially halfway done, and the tower now has a new name. On Tuesday, Oct. 10, hospital leaders, employees, and members of the project team gathered for a “beam signing.” “This is not just a building; this is an economic impact in this community,” said Michael Ugwueke, […]

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