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OSU Announces Second Medical Center Tower

Walker Evans Walker Evans OSU Announces Second Medical Center Tower

The Ohio State University made a major announcement late this afternoon about a hospital expansion that would continue to transform the growing Wexner Medical Center. A request for qualifications (RFQ) was released earlier this month for the construction of a new inpatient tower and outpatient care facility. “The Wexner Medical Center has unprecedented opportunity for transformative […]

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Ohio’s Prescription Drug Issue: What You Need to Know

Ohioans Against the Deceptive Rx Ballot Issue Ohioans Against the Deceptive Rx Ballot Issue Ohio’s Prescription Drug Issue: What You Need to Know

In November, Ohio voters will go to the polls to vote on Issue 2. Issue 2 is a deceptive and vaguely-worded ballot issue that would impose unworkable contracting requirements for state prescription drug purchases based on prices paid by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. It’s important to understand how Issue 2 would affect medical […]

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Grant Hospital Continues to Expand Downtown Campus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Grant Hospital Continues to Expand Downtown Campus

Like most hospitals, Grant Medical Center is continuing to grow its campus with continued expansion projects. The latest is the proposed addition of a third floor to the existing main hospital building at the corner of Grant Avenue and State Street. The additional space would accommodate a nursing unit expansion for the facility. Currently, construction is well […]

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Ohio Guidelines for Medical Marijuana Handling and Use

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Guidelines for Medical Marijuana Handling and Use

With a month left before medical marijuana is officially legal, much of the process – from growing the drug to getting it in the hands of patients – is still pending. The timeline established by the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (OMMCP), the group overseeing the implementation of the law (House Bill 523), requires the […]

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Children’s Hospital Plans Seven More Buildings for Main Campus Expansion

Walker Evans Walker Evans Children’s Hospital Plans Seven More Buildings for Main Campus Expansion

Representatives from Nationwide Children’s Hospital today unveiled Phase II of their Master Facilities Plan, which features the addition of seven more buildings to their rapidly expanding main campus located just southeast of Downtown Columbus. “We have met the promises we made ten years ago to the community to build upon the tremendous success Nationwide Children’s […]

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Grant Hospital Plans Downtown Expansion

Walker Evans Walker Evans Grant Hospital Plans Downtown Expansion

Grant Hospital and OhioHealth will go before the Downtown Commission this month to present an $11 million expansion to the healthcare provider’s Discovery District facilities. An application for a certificate of appropriateness was submitted to the commission, which calls for the demolition of an existing building at 303 East Town Street and the construction of […]

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NEXT: Biology Will be the Next Tech Revolution

David Staley David Staley NEXT: Biology Will be the Next Tech Revolution

Layla Richards had an incurable form of leukemia, and doctors informed her parents on her first birthday that she would soon be dead. With nothing else to lose, her parents agreed to an aggressive form of gene therapy used previously only on mice. Layla was given a vial of genetically-engineered immune cells that targeted her […]

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