Architecture - November 2014

Patient Room 2020 looks at future of design

A year after it was created to foster creativity in healthcare, 'Patient Room 2020' is still inspiring a range of reactions, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/26/2014


New Wyoming facility concept addresses future growth, needs

Powell Valley Healthcare unveils concept for renovating and expanding the hospital, medical offices and care center facilities

11/21/2014


The healthcare workspace is evolving

Clinic space planning and design are changing to support an enhanced, outcome-focused patient experience, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/21/2014


Nature influences design of Florida cancer center

White paper discusses the ecotherapy influences on the Scully-Welsh Cancer Center

11/19/2014


Designing for elderly patients

Creating environments that positively consider changes in the mind and body of the elderly patient is critical, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

11/18/2014


Despite outpatient push, patient room design still crucial

Healthcare trends are inspiring the reinvention of the patient room, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.

11/17/2014


UT Southwestern builds new hospital in Dallas

The new facility replaces the 50-year-old St. Paul University Hospital

11/14/2014


Successful patient room effectiveness depends on unit design

The efficiency of unit, availability of equipment, travel distance and sight lines to patients should be considered, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/14/2014


Tampa ER designed for comfort

Florida Hospital Tampa ER also makes 'maximum efficiency' a top priorities

11/11/2014


Private rooms for infants gains support

The movement toward private rooms for NICU babies has recently gained momentum, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/11/2014


Case study: maximizing surgery center flow

The Okyanos Heart Institute in Freeport, Bahamas, was designed to accommodate clinical requirements and patient comfort

11/6/2014


Nashville facility integrates behavioral, primary care

Centerstone of Tennessee was deigned to to decrease any discomfort patients might feel in seeking behavioral care, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.

11/5/2014


Consolidating health services boon to medical office market

Health systems are increasingly consolidating services into large, new medical office buildings near population centers

11/4/2014


Dallas experiencing hospital-building boom

New hospitals are replacing aging facilities and meeting the demands of a growing population

11/4/2014


Evaluating design research tools

Secondary data, photo journaling, questionnaires among tools a healthcare designer can use to evaluate a project, according to a blog on the Healthcare Design website

11/4/2014


Georgia facility project based on evidence-based design

WellStar Paulding Hospital built replacement hospital using the best available evidence to make decisions that would lead to the desired outcomes, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/3/2014



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