Architecture - August 2016

Hospitals designed for faster healing

National Healthcare Design Awards winners show design can have an effect on outcomes

8/29/2016


Healthcare architect gets new perspective when admitted to hospital he helped design

Architect discovers new ways design impacts the patient experience

8/26/2016


Creating mock-us can improve final design

Sixty-three percent of respondents to the 2016 Hospital Construction Survey say they include patients in the design process

8/26/2016


Photo tour of New Delhi fertility clinic

The new Seeds of Innocence fertility clinic in New Delhi, India, has a striking exterior with Marsala wine-colored lacquered panels that reflect the sky, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/25/2016


New pharmacy technologies improve operations

Hospitals must maximize resources to improve outcomes and patient experience

8/18/2016


Smallest details can impact HCAHPS scores

Setting up the room so the patient can have a meaningful conversation with the provider may affect how they rate communication

8/15/2016


Considering geography in behavioral care architecture and design

Behavioral healthcare facility design typically focuses on creating a space that is safe, calm and inviting for patients and their families, according to an article on the Behavioral Health website

8/12/2016


Design trends in sports medicine

Holistic programs must be accommodated within built environments that are varied and complex, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/11/2016


Balancing privacy with safety

Healthcare facilities must meet privacy controls, but still be safe and allow patient observation

8/9/2016


Sports medicine and academic medical centers stress collaboration

Both types of facilities are breaking down the silos between disciplines, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/8/2016


Privacy weak spots in healthcare facilities

The importance of protecting data in its physical or visual state is often overlooked

8/5/2016


Navigating a changing healthcare landscape

The emphasis on population-based preventive care and wellness — and its consequences — have impacted rural health systems especially hard; however, innovators are finding solutions

8/5/2016


Facts crucial in evidence-based design

Healthcare Design blog urges healthcare designers to take the time to check and source research

8/4/2016


Designing homes for health

As healthcare focuses more on whole-body health, designers should start paying more attention to where and how people live, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/3/2016


Looking at the future of healthcare design

Architect has positive outlook for healthcare design

8/2/2016



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