Construction and Design

Next generation of healthcare designers will need deep expertise

Knowledge across a range of topics and the ability to collaborate across multiple disciplines are also key

4/24/2017


Behavioral health spaces beginning to get needed attention

New research includes design guidelines, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/19/2017


Nurse’s plastic collection transformed into mural at Toronto hospital

She collected the plastic bits during her 28 years as a nurse in the intensive care unit

4/18/2017


Healthcare engineering: One millennial’s experience

We millennials are just as (if not more) driven by why we are doing something as we are by what the specific is that task we are assigned

4/17/2017


Three key insights on optimizing IPD, Lean and BIM

Traditional ways of delivering projects do not function to support the continually evolving trends and needs in healthcare

4/12/2017


Promote healing and create energy-efficient environments with modern lighting design and controls

Healthcare facilities can employ advanced lighting design strategies to improve patient and visitor comfort

4/10/2017


Healthcare facility lobbies create first impression

Lobbies are becoming spaces for education, engagement and solace, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/10/2017


Photographer supports healing through art

Aaron Chang captures Rancho Bernardo’s natural beauty for healthcare facility

4/5/2017


New children's hospital planned in Atlanta

New facility is being built to answer need for care

4/4/2017


Behavioral health design white paper available

Healthcare Design magazine is offering a free white paper on design considerations for behavioral health, including patient dignity, safety and durable interior products

3/31/2017


Designing for an aging population

Every environment needs to be a senior environment, including healthcare facilities, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/30/2017


Healthcare projects demand design and practicality

Construction for healthcare tenants can be one of the most expensive project types

3/28/2017


How a Houston homeless healthcare facility designed a space for comfort and durability

The challenge from the outset was to completely transform the outdated downtown building into a welcoming and comfortable place

3/28/2017


Finding the right information

The Center for Health Design offers resources that will help separate the noise from the signals, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/27/2017


Centralized team areas need to be designed for efficiency and collaboration

The idea is to gather information, services and resources

3/23/2017


Pediatric facility architect relies on family input

Giving parents plentiful outlets in a waiting room to keep their phones charged, can transform a hospital experience, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/23/2017


Healthcare facilities cut expenses with sustainability programs

Hospitals are also concerned with their environmental footprint

3/23/2017


Baltimore wellness center designed to reduce stigma of mental illness

Simon Life and Wellness wants clients to see it as a cool and welcoming place

3/22/2017


Michigan healthcare facility design aces test of time

ACHA 2017 Legacy Project Award winner still groundbreaking

3/22/2017


Creating a wholesome healthcare environment

Textiles and wall coverings present a unique opportunity to make an important design impact for design professionals

3/21/2017


Healthcare facilities make nature part of healing process

The beneficial impact of nature as a healing element is well-documented

3/17/2017


Good design can future-proof healthcare facilities

Design can reduce distractions, standardize equipment and supply location and provide adequate space for documentation and work areas

3/17/2017


Healthcare built environments being created in convenient retail locations

Adapting buildings in former retail spaces requires significant infrastructure upgrades and collaboration with property managers, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/16/2017


Cancer center designed to improve patient experience

Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute was designed to allow natural light throughout the building

3/15/2017


Hospital displays repurposed 'industrial junk'

University of Kentucky creates art from construction barrier images

3/13/2017


Outpatient healthcare design looking to retail and hospitality

Facilities getting a fresh look that caters to the new lifestyle design trend

3/9/2017


Bad hospital design can be unhealthy

Doctor says he is struck daily by how much better hospitals could be designed

3/7/2017


Johns Hopkins Hospital provides prescription for healthcare surfacing

JHH conducted a system wide multi-disciplinary research flooring testing study

3/7/2017


Your healthcare facility's LED retrofit checklist

How do you begin to coordinate and come up with funds to replace lighting systems across thousands of square feet?

3/6/2017


Best practices for hospital floors

Hospitals face a unique set of challenges with flooring

3/2/2017


NOAH plans first conference

National Organization for Arts in Health plans event with the 30th Healthcare Facilities and Design Symposium and Exposition

3/2/2017


Healthcare designers take a holistic approach

New research suggests many clinical design norms are hard on patients

2/28/2017


Facility design can support autism treatment

Environments should be respectful, flexible and soothing. They should balance safety and regulatory concerns, according to an article on the Behavioral Healthcare Executive website

2/27/2017



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