The completion of this new state-of-the-art tower, combined with world-class talent and research capabilities, ushers in a new era at CHOC--one that will result in innovation and discovery, ultimately improving care for all children.
Seven stories tall and tripling the size of our existing patient care facility in Orange, this tower is the physical manifestation of our vision to become a nationally recognized premier children’s hospital.
Within this innovative and healing space – specially designed to accommodate the unique needs of children and their families – our team will employ the most advanced technology along with standardized, integrated processes to improve care and safety for children.
New Services in the Bill Holmes Tower:
- The Julia and George Argyros Emergency Department
The only pediatric emergency department in Orange County
- Tidwell Procedure Center
Offering one of the most technologically advanced and compassionate pediatric surgical experiences in California
- Radiology / Imaging
The only imaging facility in Orange County just for children
- Laboratory Services
One of the only dedicated pediatric labs in Southern California
- The CHOC Children's Heart Institute
The only pediatric dedicated facility in Southern California offering the latest in advanced cardiac care.
Enhanced Family Amenities
Click here for a closer look at the enhanced family amenities offered on the 2nd floor of the Bill Holmes tower.
Seacrest Studios Grand Opening - CHOC Children's
CHOC was recently joined by Ryan Seacrest, the Ryan Seacreat Foundation, 102.7 KIIS-FM & a host of celebrities to commemorate the opening of Seacrest Studios in our new Bill Holmes Tower. The multimedia broadcast center - the only one of its kind on the West Coast - lets our patients explore the creative realms of radio, TV and new media, further enhancing our services.
New Tower Technology - Dr. Feaster and Mark Headland
Dr. William Feaster and Mark Headland speak to us about the up-to-date technology in the Holmes Tower at CHOC Children's.
KTLA Tech Report - CHOC: Inside the High Tech Hospital
In this segment from the KTLA Tech Report which first aired on May 1, 2013, KTLA reporter Rich DeMuro talks about the newly connected Bill Holmes Tower at CHOC Children's and what that technology means to patients and their families.
Tower - Web Cam Time Lapse
The new CHOC Children's tower will bring an additional 28 patient beds to the hospital by 2013 and provide space for further growth in later phases. This time lapse video shows construction from November 2009 to May 2012.
Critical to the Community
Learn about the new patient care tower at CHOC Children's and how it is an integral part of pediatric healthcare in Southern California.
News and Announcements
Home Of The Brave
April 03, 2013
OC Children with special needs benefit as the Children’s Hospital of Orange County expands
CHOC Children's opens Orange County's first fully pediatric-dedicated emergency department
March 26, 2013
The Julia and George Argyros Emergency Department opened to the public March 26, leaving parents in the region with no doubts about where to seek emergency care for their children.
My Touching Tour of the New CHOC Children's Hospital Tower.
February 20, 2013
The Bill Holmes Tower at CHOC Children’s Hospital is designed to be one of the most advanced and safest children’s hospitals in the world
New CHOC Tower Made Just For Kids
January 29, 2013
A new $560 million expansion has tripled the size of CHOC with construction of a seven-story tower.
CHOC Children's Clinical Lab Passes State Survey
December 03, 2012
CHOC Children’s is pleased to announce that its state-of-the-art clinical laboratory successfully passed the State of California survey for Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments (CLIA) certification and licensure.
Articles From the Blog
CHOC Children’s Heart Institute, Center Provides Latest Tech Innovations
Tue, 26 Feb 2013 21:17:14 GMT
With exciting technology at every turn, The Bill Holmes Tower at CHOC Children’s is filled with the latest equipment and innovations – and the CHOC Heart Institute is no exception. Set to open in the new space next month, the Heart Institute and its Heart Center boasts advanced technology that will help physicians ensure successful
Fully Wired for Patient Safety
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 20:34:24 GMT
All hospitals must take proactive steps to reduce the risk for possible human errors that lead to medical mistakes. But at CHOC Children’s, early investment in health information technology has undoubtedly improved patient care and saved lives. The opening of our new South Tower next spring will further demonstrate the possibilities of health information technology.
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