Construction and Design - May 2017

Cancer patient looks at healthcare facility design

Architecture firm marketer gains new perspective after going through cancer treatment

5/26/2017


Healthcare facilities' energy efficiency improves air quality

Salt Lake City Op-Ed says healthcare facilities' energy efficiency efforts can impact community health

5/26/2017


Slideshow highlights Texas hospital makeover

San Antonio's Methodist Children’s Hospital's gets multimillion-dollar makeover expansion

5/25/2017


Video offered on facility's role in recruiting physicians

Healthcare facilities are becoming differentiators

5/25/2017


Hazelden Betty Ford facilities designed for homey, healing feel

Behavioral outpatient clinics and residential facilities need more welcoming, respectful interiors

5/24/2017


Designing for children beyond cartoons

Children's hospital created a lobby that was welcoming and playful without cartoon characters or primary colors, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/24/2017


Renovating underused healthcare real estate

It’s important to be open to different models of real estate delivery and operation

5/23/2017


Architect discusses healthcare design talent acquisition

Hank Adams discusses attracting and nurturing creative talent in a healthcare design practice in an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/23/2017


Architect discusses efficient healthcare project delivery

Rudy Santacroce discusses efforts to tackle efficient project delivery in an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/22/2017


Architect discusses healthcare client expectations

Diane Osan discusses efforts to tackle client expectations for availability and responsiveness in an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/19/2017


Healthcare design can support community connection

The role of healthcare facilities offers opportunities to master plan, design and develop for the next generation

5/16/2017


Build the right visualization system into the OR

Cameras and monitors must be compatible

5/16/2017


Designing ORs for efficiency

Technologies should be supported by functional design

5/15/2017


Texas healthcare facility recognized for energy saving

Baylor Scott & White Health-Carrollton won a statewide 'Energy Roundup' competition

5/10/2017


Boston hospitals facing rising building costs during boom

Healthcare construction nationwide is expected to double in 2017 from the $19.6B in costs seen in 2016

5/9/2017


Healthcare facility cuts power consumption with energy optimization system

System at Robina Hospital is on track to save enough electricity in its first 12 months to run light towers for a year

5/9/2017


Supporting quiet in healthcare facilities

A hospital’s walls may be the first line of defense in acoustic design, but the floor and ceiling can also control noise

5/8/2017


Royal University Hospital invests $13.6 million for longterm savings

Lighting, water use, building envelope, steam pipes and traps, hot water pumps, speed drives and ventilation systems get upgrades

5/8/2017


Outpatient facility rehabs second location instead of starting from scratch

Rehabbed project cost a fraction of new construction

5/8/2017


Best flooring options for stairwells in healthcare facilities

With most of the focus directed toward lobby areas, well-trafficked hallways, and treatment rooms, the stairwells are often overlooked

5/8/2017


Survey shows increased profitability in A/E industry

Survey found net service revenue per employee reached a 10-year high this year, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/5/2017


Design issues for ligature attachment concerns

The Joint Commission announced an added emphasis will be placed on the assessment of ligature attachment in psychiatric facilities, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/3/2017


Thinking small: Designing microhospitals

The architecture and design usually follows interiors standards established by a health system to reinforce its brand, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/2/2017



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