Outpatient Care West Campus is 25% complete. The new facility, on the southwest corner of the Kenny and Carmack roads intersection, will include outpatient operating rooms, interventional radiology rooms, extended recovery unit, pre-anesthesia center, a diagnostic imaging center, retail pharmacy, hematology clinic, genitourinary (GU) clinic, infusion and medical office and support spaces. The project will be home to central Ohio’s first proton therapy treatment facility .
Crews continue to work on the building’s framework Concrete is being poured on site, then cured and molded Steel erection is almost complete on most of the floors
Kristin Poldemann has been named one of the most influential leaders in Columbus as part of the Columbus Business First Power 100 list . Poldemann serves as senior director of projects for Ohio State's Facilities Design and Construction. In her role, she leads a $3.5 billion portfolio of “Time and Change” projects to build the campus of the future, catalyzing the achievement of Ohio State’s strategic plan and Framework 2.0 through state-of-the-art facilities for teaching, learning and research.
Poldemann oversees the Time and Change construction projects, including:
Concrete work continues, and steel arrivals are scheduled for the Outpatient Care West Campus construction site, located in the Innovation District.
Construction began in summer 2020, and recent progress highlights include:
Concrete pours for the facility core towers and the first level proton vault are complete. Crews are pouring concrete on the final, 5th level of the 640-space parking garage and the second level of the proton vault. Underground plumbing and electrical installation have begun. Facility foundation work throughout the site continues. Steel erection on the north core tower is anticipated to begin late April.
The Ohio State University’s research and innovation enterprise is getting a major financial boost from Governor Mike DeWine and JobsOhio.
The Innovation District will receive a major share of a $100 million investment from JobsOhio, the state’s economic development group, into the central Ohio region, advancing the area’s health sciences and research space. Nationwide Children’s Hospital will also receive funding.
At a press conference on Wednesday, Feb. 17, state and university leaders said the funding will strengthen initiatives that are already underway and allow the university to forge new paths.
Signs of progress are visible on the construction site for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Outpatient Care West Campus. Located within the Innovation District, south of the Kenny and Carmack roads intersection, the 385,000 square foot cancer-focused facility will include central Ohio’s first proton therapy treatment facility in partnership with Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Construction began in July 2020 and below is a summary of current progress:
Crews placed rebar on the 640-space parking garage and columns are forming as the garage rises out of the ground, with three of the five floors now visible...
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center continues to expand its care with a new, large outpatient care facility planned for Hamilton Road and SR 161 in northeast Columbus. The site joins outpatient care expansion plans in Dublin and Powell. The comprehensive facilities are part of a new suburban outpatient care program that supports growth in the region and excellence in academic health care. At approximately 250,000 square feet, the $137.9 million project will include ambulatory surgery, endoscopy, primary care, specialty medical and surgical clinics and related support space.
Columbus Business First recently wrote about a pair of projects set to seek full or partial construction approval from The Ohio State University Board of Trustees.
The outlet wrote that planners are seeking trustee approval this week to start work on the $161.2 million Dublin outpatient center and $132.3 million for the first phase of the larger west campus complex, which joins an also advancing interdisciplinary lab in the new Innovation District laid out in the unviersity's latest master plan.
The university will also seek full construction approval on a $237.5 million Interdisciplinary Research...
“Our patients want the best and most convenient care,” said Dr. Hal Paz, executive vice president and chancellor for Health Affairs at Ohio State and CEO of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. “These outpatient care locations, with state-of-the-art health services, fulfill that need in our communities.”
The $161.2 million Wexner Medical Center Outpatient Care...
Columbus Business First reports that Ohio State has approved a $2.37 billion 5-year capital plan to support Framework 2.0 and the university's strategic plan. It is an historic number for Ohio State as the university delivers on major projects identified in the campus master plan.
As reported by the outlet, classroom and laboratory buildings make up 47% of the new projects, and 39% are for OSU Wexner Medical Center.
“That’s really a healthy balance,” said Jay Kasey, Ohio State's senior vice president in the Office of Administration and Planning.