New Stanford Hospital

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The 368-bed hospital building, which celebrates its one-year anniversary on Nov. 17, features technology and design features that have made handling COVID-19 cases easier.
November 17, 2020

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The hospital complex at 300 Pasteur Drive in Palo Alto will remain open for patient care during a six-year renovation and rebuilding project.
October 2, 2020

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May 21, 2020

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More Than 1,600 Staff Members and Faculty Help Support Transition of Around 200 Patients into New 824,000-Square-Foot Hospital in Three and a Half Hours
November 17, 2019

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"KTVU's Sara Zendehnam reports on the opening of the long-awaited, new Stanford Hospital. The first patients is transferred from the old building into the new facility."
November 17, 2019

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"Innovations such as a robotic pharmacy and less noise are aimed at making it easier to be a patient"
November 16, 2019

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Beginning at 7 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, Stanford Hospital will have two emergency departments: one for adults and trauma patients of all ages at 1199 Welch Road in the new hospital and one for children up to 20 years old at 900 Quarry Road Extension in the original building.
November 15, 2019

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Stanford Health Care marked a milestone today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the new Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto, which will officially open its doors to patients on November 17. Attendees included Stanford leadership and medical staff, community members, patients, public officials and members of the donor community.
October 30, 2019

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"Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly has designed iconic structures around the world that have earned him international recognition: including the Jazz at Lincoln Center in Manhattan, the sweeping Tokyo International Forum in Japan and the 38-story "Walkie Talkie" building in London. These monumental structures might dwarf the new Stanford Hospital, but the $2 billion facility is arguably one of his most ambitious hospital projects..."
October 23, 2019

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October 23, 2019

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to dedicate the new Stanford Hospital, with less than four weeks to go before patient move-in day. David Entwistle, CEO and president, and Lloyd Minor, Dean of the School of Medicine, are quoted in the article.
October 23, 2019

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As plans took shape for the new Stanford Hospital, attention turned to the soaring atrium, where thousands of patients, family members and staff would pass through each day. The space needed a focal point -- something that would make the atrium a peaceful yet energizing space, where family members could gather or simply spend a contemplative moment.
October 14, 2019

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After the Loma Prieta earthquake, the tech industry began taking on the challenge of making Bay Area workplaces, hospitals and houses more earthquake safe. Bert Hurlbut, Vice President of New Stanford Hospital Construction, shows how the new hospital is built on base isolators to withstand an 8.0 earthquake.
October 13, 2019

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In a pair of dress rehearsals, Stanford Medicine faculty and staff prepared for opening day at the new Stanford Hospital by caring for “patients” in the new environment.
October 7, 2019

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The article takes a look at the coordination and planning behind the new Stanford Hospital slated to open in the fall. Helen Wilmot, Vice President, Facilities Services & Planning, is profiled for the story.
October 1, 2019

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The story provides a behind-the-scenes look at the new Stanford Hospital which opens its doors to patients in November. CEO and President David Entwistle is profiled in the piece.
September 30, 2019

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Seismic safety requirements are in place at the new hospital. Courtney Lodato, director of Renewal Communications, is quoted in the story.
September 30, 2019

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"The new Stanford Hospital features seismic upgrades and the latest in tech."
September 23, 2019

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The article looks at the earthquake preparedness measures in place at the new Stanford Hospital. The facility sits atop base isolators that allow the hospital to withstand a major temblor, by moving as much as six feet laterally.
September 19, 2019

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Visitors touring the new Stanford Hospital during a weekend open house said they were thrilled to see it and were grateful to know it’s there should they need it.
September 16, 2019

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September 16, 2019

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Thousands of people turn out for the Community Open House at the new Stanford Hospital. Visitors were able to tour parts of the hospital, including patient rooms and the emergency department, and take part in a street fair featuring demonstrations of the latest tools for patient care.
September 15, 2019

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Stanford Health Care is inviting the community to experience a behind the scenes multimedia tour of the new Stanford Hospital, an 824,000 square foot facility that will transform the way that patient care is delivered at Stanford.
September 14, 2019

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Dr. George Tingwald, director of medical planning, provides an overview of what it took to design and build the new Stanford Hospital.
September 13, 2019

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A community open house will be held at the new Stanford Hospital this weekend. Visitors can get a sneak peak inside the 824,000-square-foot facility which opens to patients in the late fall. Interviewed for the cover story are David Entwistle- president and CEO, Samuel Snell- emergency department assistant patient care manager, Patrice Callagy- executive director of emergency services, Chad Reeder- controls manager, Courtney Lodato- director or Renewal Communications and Jennifer Winder- manager of public relations.
September 13, 2019

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After a patient was rushed into the emergency department, dozens of Stanford Health Care staff were ready to jump into action and provide immediate care. Only this wasn't a real trauma situation -- the patient on the gurney was one of the 850 doctors, nurses, ancillary staff, planning staff and more who participated in a recent dress rehearsal as part of the final preparations for the opening of the new Stanford Hospital this fall.
September 13, 2019

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September 13, 2019

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Two Stanford undergraduates, both minoring in art practice, have helped paint a mural based on the drawings of the artist Sol LeWitt. The process provided the students with insight into how the visual environment can influence health.
September 12, 2019

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September 12, 2019

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Helen Wilmot, Vice President of Facilities, Services and Planning, is profiled as she oversees the building and opening of the new Stanford Hospital.
September 11, 2019

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Preparations are well underway for the opening of the new Stanford Hospital with medical staff going through dress rehearsals for patient care. Helen Wilmot, Vice President of Facilities Services and Planning, Dr. Ann Weinacker, associate Chief Medical Officer-Patient Care Services and Dr. Ruth Fanning, clinical professor of anesthesiology, are interviewed for the story.
September 6, 2019

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August 24, 2019

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CEO David Entwistle provides a glimpse of the new Stanford Hospital before it opens to patients in the fall. The state-of-the art hospital will accommodate the latest advances in technology and treat rare and complex diseases.
July 18, 2019

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Vice President of New Hospital Construction Bert Hurlbut guides a tour of the new, state-of-the-art Stanford Hospital as it enters its final leg of construction.
July 17, 2019

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July 9, 2019

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From the patient rooms to the dog park to the paintings on the walls, designers of the new Stanford Hospital worked to create a soothing atmosphere for patients and families.
June 24, 2019

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Vice President of New Stanford Hospital Construction Bert Hurlbut discusses how the new Stanford Hospital will raise the bar on patient care and comfort using innovative technology.
June 17, 2019

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Teams at Stanford are keeping this in mind as they design and build the new Stanford Hospital, which is slated to open later this year. Along with constructing walls and decorating the interior, workers also are developing digital tools for patients and clinicians.
March 1, 2019

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A peek inside Stanford's new digitally driven hospital
January 1, 2019

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The new Stanford Hospital gets its first commissioned piece of art.
November 16, 2018

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Construction workers at the new Stanford Hospital practice yoga together twice a week.
November 12, 2018

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Thousands of drawings are being collected and will be assembled into a digital mosaic depicting the new hospital that will open in 2019.
October 2, 2018

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Large windows with sweeping views. In-room sleeping areas for families. Bathrooms that meet the specific needs of hospital patients. The private rooms in the recently opened Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford expansion and the new Stanford Hospital have been designed to improve patient safety, promote healing, and enhance the patient and family experience.
September 1, 2018

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Both hospitals on the expanding Stanford Medicine campus have reinvented their surgical suites to support the techniques of today and the innovations of the future.
July 1, 2018

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"With the opening of the new Stanford Hospital and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford surgical and imaging centers, Stanford Medicine will be reimagining its surgical space. According to a recent Inside Stanford Medicine article, the redesign of the new operating suites will include collaborative and integrated space to maximize use of advanced technology and optimize patient outcomes."
June 28, 2018

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"At Packard Children’s, new surgical and imaging suites will open at the end of June, and the entire second floor of Stanford Hospital, set to open in late 2019, will be devoted to surgery."
June 21, 2018

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"Toss out a few words to describe emergency rooms visits and you might come up with harried, waiting, scary, frustrating, cramped. Creators of the new Stanford Hospital know that emergency rooms have a bad reputation. That's why they're working to employ the best practices in hospital design, with a special Stanford touch, to ensure the new emergency room is as functional, and as pleasant, as possible."
August 18, 2017

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"Dennis Olson is used to dealing with large health care projects with multiple scopes of work, but the new Stanford Hospital project he's currently working on might be the most challenging job he's ever faced..."
May 13, 2017

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"The new Stanford Hospital is currently little more than a giant hole in the ground, but planning for the massive build stretches back years."
January 17, 2017

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"The new Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto is now 80 percent complete, with plans to open sometime in 2018..."
December 14, 2016

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"The 824,000-square-foot new Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto was designed by internationally-recognized firm Rafael Viñoly Architects in association with Lee, Burkhart, Liu, Inc. and will bring advanced technologies and more streamlined services to patient care. The hospital was designed around the unique physical and emotional needs of each patient, providing a model of coordinated care unlike any other."
December 6, 2016

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"The $5-billion renewal of the Stanford University Medical Center in highly seismic Palo Alto is rich with the demands of all health care facility expansions. There are staging limitations, logistics issues, scheduling challenges and safety concerns."
November 18, 2016

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"Don’t throw stones: Stanford Hospital to feature a glass-domed atrium"
September 29, 2016

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September 13, 2016

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About a month ago, Stanford Health Care posted new drone footage highlighting the exterior glass characterizing the hospital design. The 92-second video takes the viewer over the crane that sits atop the construction and all around the new building.
August 10, 2016

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"We’ve introduced a garden floor on Level 3 of the new building. When families visit their loved ones at Stanford Health Care, being in a garden setting can provide people with a sense of peace and tranquility. Having nature in the middle of the building gives a get away from the clinical environment..."
August 1, 2016

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"Construction of the $2 billion expansion of Stanford Hospital is three-quarters complete..."
July 20, 2016

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"Stanford Health Care’s builders have completed 75 percent of the construction on its new Stanford Hospital facility in Palo Alto, which it plans to open in 2018..."
July 19, 2016

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"Stanford Health Care is two-thirds of the way to the construction finish line on its $2 billion expansion and rebuild project at Stanford Hospital."
May 19, 2016

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May 13, 2016

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"Construction of the new Stanford Hospital part of the extensive Stanford University Medical Center Renewal project will bring the campus a new 824,000-square foot replacement hospital designed to accommodate advances in medical technology, increase capacity, and meet new seismic safety standards."
December 15, 2015

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November 30, 2015

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"It’s the San Francisco Bay Area hospital version of one of those popular real estate or home improvement shows on HGTV."
November 20, 2015

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"Construction of the new Stanford Hospital has reached the halfway point, marking another milestone for the $2 billion project."
September 16, 2015

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"A renewal project under way at Stanford Hospital & Clinics includes a brand-new, earthquake-protected, finely designed and landscaped addition to the main hospital..."
June 15, 2015

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"A two-ton steel beam was hoisted into place atop the framework of the new Stanford Hospital on March 23, marking the symbolic completion of the structural phase of its construction."
March 27, 2015

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"Patients, construction workers, employees, physicians, community members, elected officials and donors gathered at the new Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto Monday, March 23, for a "Topping Off" ceremony to celebrate a milestone in the construction of the new facility..."
March 23, 2015

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"Multi-story steel frames, the skeletons of Stanford Health Care’s modern medical facilities, are gradually taking shape after years of planning—both on campus and 25 miles to the south—to address the increasing health care needs of the surrounding communities."
October 13, 2014

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The new Stanford Hospital is being constructed to withstand the most severe tremors. When completed, in 2017, the building will be able to continue operations after an 8.0, or “great,” earthquake.
August 1, 2014

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"Construction of the new 824,000-square-foot, 600-bed Stanford Hospital on the Stanford University Medical Center (SUMC) campus in Palo Alto is well underway..."
June 4, 2014

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"When a large earthquake hits the Bay Area, the new seven-story Stanford Hospital, currently under construction, is expected to literally skate right through it, according to hospital officials..."
May 28, 2014

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"Construction on the new Stanford Hospital is progressing, with crews installing 206 base isolators, according to a project spokeswoman..."
May 27, 2014

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"Stanford Hospital & Clinics finally broke ground on its huge seismic rebuild and expansion project May 1, the latest milestone in a $5 billion makeover of Stanford University’s health care infrastructure."
May 10, 2013

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"Gesturing toward the hole that will become Stanford Hospital and Clinics' new hospital, Board of Directors Chair Mariann Byerwalter said it holds the promise of medical care and discovery to come."
May 2, 2013

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Yesterday marked a big day for Stanford and the local community: Ground was broken for the new Stanford Hospital & Clinics.
May 2, 2013

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"Anyone navigating around Stanford University Medical Center can see the extensive construction going on around the hospitals and medical school..."
June 21, 2012