Media tour
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New patient tower at CHOC Children’s Hospital

Media tour
Doctors and staff take the media on a tour of the patient rooms in the Emergency Department of the new $558-million seven-story Bill Holmes patient tower at CHOC Children’s Hospital Of Orange County. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
The Bear
Every aspect of the Bill Holmes patient tower at CHOC Children’s Hospital was designed with young patients and their families in mind.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
A place for serenity
The Prayer and Meditation Center on the second floor of the Bill Holmes patient tower.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
For the small fry
The new Bill Holmes patient tower has soothing artwork on the walls and mosaics on the floor. This addition triples the size of the hospital. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
A place to work wonders
Dr. James Cappon, medical director at CHOC Children’s Hospital of Orange County, checks on one of the new operating rooms in the Bill Holmes patient tower. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Assistance from robotics
A staffer shows some of the new equipment in the robotic surgery suite in Bill Holmes patient tower. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Staging some fun
The Turtle Talk Theater is just one of the many aspects of the Bill Holmes patient tower. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
A welcome new addition
The front of the Bill Holmes patient tower at CHOC Children’s Hospital.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Seacrest Studios
Soothing light and shapes combine with the architecture in the Seacrest Studios area, where teenage patients can have a little fun on the second floor of the Bill Holmes patient tower. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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