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UF Health to open three practices at Oaks Mall
June 7, 2018, — UF Health has announced they are opening three practices at the Sears location in The Oaks Mall.
WCJB
UF Health: Expanding for world-class medicine
June 6, 2018 — Blending art and modern science in new facility
The Gainesville Sun
UF opens new Aging Studies Center
May 11, 2018 — The center will conduct studies on the impact of aging, particularly on poor and minority seniors who are often underrepresented in clinical research, said Tina Bottini, an assistant dean at the UF College of Medicine — Jacksonville
The Gainesville Sun
UF Health’s two new hospitals may bring more businesses to southwest Gainesville
Dec. 10, 2017 — With the UF Health Heart & Vascular and UF Health Neuromedicine hospitals now open for business, people from across the country will visit the hospitals
The Gainesville Sun
Medical Spotlight: Two new hospitals to be unveiled
Nov. 8, 2017 — TV20’s Alexis Cruz sat down with the President of UF Health to talk about two new hospitals
WCJB
Sneak peek at new hospitals Wednesday evening
Nov. 7, 2017 — The hospitals, set to open in December, are offering public tours Wednesday and Thursday, but the only one with openings left happens from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
The Gainesville Sun
UF Health opens new Neuro-Medicine and Heart and Vascular Hospital with ribbon-cutting ceremony

The Independent Florida Alligator

WCJB

New UF hospitals focus on advanced medicine
Nov. 2, 2017 — The new UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine hospitals have hybrid operating rooms that allow for better patient care.
The Gainesville Sun
University of Florida Health Continues Expansion into Northeast Florida
June 22, 2017 — UF Health North nearly doubled the size of its campus with the opening of its new 168,000-square-foot bed tower last May.
The Florida Trend
UF Health North in Jacksonville opened the doors to new inpatient tower and admits first patients

The Independent Florida Alligator

The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville

Jacksonville Business Journal

New UF Health Hospital Buildings Bring Specialization, Rooms
April 21, 2017 — Construction of two new UF Health Shands hospital buildings is ahead of schedule.
WUFT
UF Health’s newest hospitals take pains with details
Apr. 20, 2017 — From bathroom floors that slope ever so slightly to operating rooms that have adjoining imaging machines, the building that will house two new UF Health hospitals is a model of attention-to-detail design.
The Gainesville Sun
UF Health opens new Emergency Center
Sep. 26, 2016 — The grand opening for the new 10,881-square-foot freestanding emergency department at 7405 SW Archer Road was held Monday morning.
The Gainesville Sun
UF Health unveils children’s surgical center
Apr. 27, 2016 — UF Health officials cut the ribbon on their latest construction project to upgrade pediatric facilities Friday, an $11 million, 17,500 square-foot outpatient children’s surgical center.
The Gainesville Sun
UF Health Shands expansion to house two hospitals
Mar. 8, 2016 — Two new UF Health Shands Hospital buildings will be completed in 2018
The Independent Florida Alligator
Dec. 1, 2015 — In the last few weeks, construction crews have begun site work on UF Health Shands’ second freestanding emergency room in the west Gainesville area.
  The Gainesville Sun
Nov. 1, 2015 — UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital NICU expansion
 The Village Journal
Nov. 16, 2015 — UF Health Jacksonville broke ground Monday on a new 92-bed hospital at the medical provider’s north campus, on Max Leggett Parkway.
 WJCT
July 28, 2015 — The University of Florida College of Medicine class of 2019 starts school today in a new, high-tech $46 million facility.
 The Gainesville Sun
July 21, 2015 — Slated for completion in spring 2017, the project will be the latest in a series of changes to improve facilities, equipment and rooms as the patient load at the children’s hospital continues to grow and UF Health Shands officials work to improve the hospital’s national ranking.
The Gainesville Sun
Feb. 12, 2015 — People on the Northside now have a place to go for medical care. The UF Health North complex opened Monday and will provide over 20 specialty services including a 24/7 emergency room.
 Action News Jacksonville
Jan. 12, 2015 — UF Health North has all the bells and whistles you might expect of the newest medical facility in the Jacksonville area.
Jacksonville Business Journal
Caring for hearts and minds: UF Health breaks ground for new hospitals.

The Gainesville Sun

The Independent Florida Alligator

UF Health Shands Hospital’s planned expansion moved a significant step closer to reality.

The Gainesville Sun

The Independent Florida Alligator

Sept. 4, 2014 — UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital revealed a new entrance along with the Sebastian Ferrero Atrium on Wednesday as part of its ongoing renovation projects.
The Independent Florida Alligator
Sept. 3, 2014 — Tall flags and colorful ribbons fluttered in the breeze against the backdrop of newly installed aqua glass panels, and hundreds of people pressed toward the doors of the building.
North Central Florida Business Report
Sept. 3, 2014 — In a room named for their late son, Horst and Luisa Ferrero stood before a crowd of UF Health Shands Hospital staff, community leaders and media and recalled a day seven years ago.
The Gainesville Sun
July 29, 2014 — After decades of sharing areas with the rest of the hospital, this nearly finished, $11 million construction and renovation project will give the children’s hospital its own stand-alone entrance, lobby, reception desk and elevators.
 The Gainesville Sun
June 1, 2014 — The University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine has added a new equine sports performance complex to examine horses with subtle injuries.
The Gainesville Sun, Ocala Star-Banner
May 14, 2014 — The University of Florida (UF) College of Veterinary Medicine will dedicate a new equine sports performance complex during a grand opening ceremony on June 6 at 4:30 p.m.
thehorse.com
April 8, 2014 — The schematic design phase is finished and the design development phase is underway.
 The Gainesville Sun, Ocala Star-Banner
April 8, 2014 — Skanska has signed a contract to build an expansion of the UF Shands Cardiovascular/Neuroscience Hospital in Gainesville, Fla.
 mcdmag.com
April 7, 2014 — With the help of Flad Architects, UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital made the International Top 30 Green Hospitals Revealed by Healthcare-Administration-Degree.net
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