Architecture - February 2015

Joplin rebuilds after the storm

Replacement hospital build with lessons learned after tornado destroyed St. John's Regional Medical Center

2/27/2015


'Risky' ED layout pays off

Wisconsin hospital emergency department features 44 exam rooms designed on a pass-through (or open core) model, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/25/2015


$30 million health campus in the works near Phoenix

West Healthcare is developing this 20-acre Westgate Healthcare Campus in Glendale

2/20/2015


Survey shows hospitals focusing on repurposing units

Health Facilities Management magazine and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association surveyed 3,414 hospital and health system executives about trends in hospital construction

2/19/2015


North Texas spending billions in hospital building boom

Region is extreme example of national building trend

2/18/2015


Designing for the human experience

Understanding the human experience in healthcare planning and design is essential to creating spaces that meet the needs of users, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/18/2015


London ambulatory care center designed for changing healthcare landscape

The Whittington Health Trust build a new ambulatory care center adjacent to its existing hospital that would expand its same-day treatment capabilities, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/17/2015


Designing for Millennial caregivers

Many experienced 'helicopter parenting' and may plan to return the favor or apply the same practices to their own children, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/13/2015


It's time to right-size healthcare projects

A number of factors are converging to increase the probability that a focus on needs instead of wants will be embraced, according to a blog on the Heathcare Design website

2/12/2015


Holistic, longitudinal design thinking optimizes healthcare construction value

The initial investment in a facility has a tremendous influence on operational costs over its lifetime

2/12/2015


Hospital takes cues from home design

New $300 million hospital tower at Orlando Regional Medical Center created as a home for 245 patients

2/11/2015


Psychiatric healthcare design challenges

A psychiatric unit is one of the most difficult space types to which one can attempt to apply thoughtful design

2/10/2015


Healthcare Design recognizes healthcare design professionals

The third annual HCD 10 winners are announced in an article on the magazine's website

2/10/2015


Architecture students create isolation unit designs

Texas A&M University professor challenges students to tackle some issues surrounding Ebola outbreak, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/6/2015


New Joplin hospital to open four years after tornado

New 875,000-square-foot, $335 million Mercy Joplin is storm-resistant

2/5/2015


Winning senior care design projects announced

Environments For Aging Design Showcase recognizes six designs, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.

2/4/2015


New outpatient oncology center takes the form of two 'pebbles'

Healthcare Design website offers photo tour of the Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre, Harrogate District Hospital

2/3/2015


Designing efficient critical access hospitals

Because of their tough economic realities, it's crucial that CAHs improve their efficiency, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/2/2015



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