Report: New U-M children's and women's hospitals among top 10 healthcare projects in the world
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The report focuses on infrastructure innovations that make cities places that people want to live and do business.
The C.S. Mott and Von Voigtlander hospitals were listed among the top 10 most innovative healthcare projects in the world.
The 1.1 million square-foot hospitals in the U-M Health System opened in December 2011.
The hospitals, which include 348 beds in a 12-story inpatient wing and a nine-story outpatient wing, garnered LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council in April 2012.
In Michigan, the Detroit Works Project in Detroit is the only other project to be ranked globally as a leader in infrastructure by the KPMG report.
In the U.S., KPMG also ranked the following projects in ots top 100 list:
- Chicago: Exelon City Solar
- Chicago: Rush University Medical Center Transformation Project
- Honolulu, Hawaii: Kokua Wireless
- Los Angeles to San Francisco High-Speed Rail
- Miami, Fla.: Port of Miami Tunnel
- Monterey Peninsula, Calif.: People's Moss Desalination
- New York, N.Y.: World Trade Center Redevelopment
- New York, N.Y.: +Pool
- New York, N.Y.: East Side Access
- Tennessee: Cisco HealthPresence
- Tysons Corner, Va.,: Tysons Corner
- Yonkers, N.Y.: Yonkers Schools PPP
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