Sparrow Ionia from the inside out

Sparrow Ionia from the inside out

Field report – the inside of the new Sparrow Ionia hospital is coming along nicely with walls going into place and drywall prepped for paint.  Here’s a look from the inside out with views of the snowy countryside beyond. Not too long before the snow melts and the new hospital opens!

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A bird’s eye view of construction at Sparrow Ionia

A bird’s eye view of construction at Sparrow Ionia

Check out these great shots captured on Oct. 5 by a University of Michigan Survival Flight crew as they passed over the new Sparrow Ionia Hospital.

 

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Final beam placed at Sparrow Ionia

Caregivers gathered to watch the final beam placed in the the construction of the new Sparrow Ionia Hospital.  The last beam, covered in signatures from Caregivers, community members, and donors, will support the ambulance entrance to the hospital.

Recycling an integral part of construction at Sparrow Ionia site

Recycling an integral part of construction at Sparrow Ionia site

Recent photos from the Sparrow Ionia Construction site highlight our progress on the first new hospital in the mid-Michigan region in decades.

The new hospital is being built to LEED-certification standards as Sparrow moves to be better stewards of our resources while creating healing environments for our Patients. Construction materials and waste are sorted on site by type for proper disposal and recycling.

Caregivers sign beam for new Sparrow Ionia Hospital

Caregivers sign beam for new Sparrow Ionia Hospital

Caregivers at Sparrow Ionia Hospital gathered for a picnic on Aug. 7 and had the chance to leave their mark on the new Sparrow Ionia Hospital currently under construction.  One of the final beams to be placed is making appearances at several upcoming events giving Caregivers and the community the opportunity to sign their name to a piece of history.

Construction is moving along this summer with exciting changes as we move toward the Spring 2015 opening.  This project is one of many Sparrow renovations that have resulted in more than $250 million reinvested in the region over the last three years.

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Visible construction starts for new Sparrow Ionia Replacement Hospital

After the long winter and lots of ground work, we are finally starting to see some construction progress on the new Sparrow Ionia Hospital. Portions of the concrete foundation and steel support beams started going into place the first week of July.

The all new, state-of-the-art hospital will feature 22 Patient rooms, outpatient services including Chemo and Infusion Lab, X-ray, Nuclear Medicine, Emergency Department with private patient rooms, triage area and two trauma rooms, Surgery Department with 2 ORs, Administrative offices , a cafeteria and education center.

The $25M project broke ground in October 2013 and is expected to be completed in the Spring 2015.