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Bethesda Memorial Hospital, a community nonprofit hospital in Palm Beach County, Fla., cared for more than 250,000 members of its community last year. This included 19,611 hospital admissions, 2,864 deliveries, 9,467 surgeries, 187,804 outpatient visits and 58,591 patients cared for in its emergency department. As a comprehensive center of healthcare ñ Bethesda offers 40 specialties and centers of excellence in cardiology, oncology, women and children’s services and rehabilitation. The hospital is proud of what it offers its community, but as the community grows, Bethesda continues to expand its services.

With its expertise in higher education, Howard S. Wright was a good fit for work at Peninsula College in Port Angeles, Wash., Project Manager Paul Cronin says. “We do pretty darn good work,” he declares.

From the specialists pushing the envelope of new research to the nurses who check in on patients every night, it takes a team of dedicated professionals working as one to heal people. Likewise, it takes a team of highly skilled and motivated professionals to successfully complete a project with the scope of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Rising 23 stories above the city’s Streeterville neighborhood, this $915 million project will replace the existing Children’s Memorial Hospital, which is a nationally recognized leader in pediatric care and has been an icon in the Chicago community for more than 125 years.

As one of the oldest and largest general contractors, construction managers and design/builders in the Southwest, Bradbury Stamm has significant expertise in a variety of construction sectors including residential, commercial, industrial and institutional. “Whether the project is big or small, we do what it takes to do it right the first time, with value to the client constantly in mind,” it says.

The first few moments between a mother and her newborn child can prove critical – especially in the overall health of an infant whose arrival came too soon. The new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital in Tampa, Fla., has been designed to make sure the infants who need the most care receive the help they need and stay close to their mother’s natural nurturing ways.

Government contracting has long been a positive revenue opportunity for small businesses eager to grow, and the construction industry continues to be one of the federal government’s top five spending categories.

Special ops is not just a video game – it is a component of each of the military forces that is trained for unconventional warfare. “Special Operations Command – SOCOM – conducts numerous special operations missions that are very important in the Global War on Terrorism,” Major Casey Barnes, Marine Special Operations Center (MARSOC) engineer, explains. “They do some direct-action unconventional warfare and some foreign internal defense; especially key village stability operations that provide coherence and legitimacy to the local governments. But don’t get me wrong, we can kick the door down if we need to.”

The madness is not just in March at Purdue University’s Mackey Arena while a renovation and addition are being constructed. “The greatest challenge is just the sequencing to keep the building occupied with our sports teams, maintain our home competitions and get the work done,” concedes Steve Simmerman, associate athletics director – facilities manager. “It’s very difficult.

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