Architecture

Patient room design can affect stress

A 2017 article by Andrade and colleagues offers findings that suggest how design elements may reduce patient stress, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/12/2017


Urban medical center designed to be part of community

Urban healthcare centers are integrating with their neighbors by becoming a civic hub, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/7/2017


Rwanda healthcare design challenges offer lessons to architects

The inconsistency of Rwanda’s power grid dictated how designers thought about everything from lighting design to backup power, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/27/2017


Neonatal intensive care units are being reborn

Neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) are evolving from compact, multipatient-room environments to expansive, all-private-room settings, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/16/2017


Healthcare redesigns focusing on tech

Patient-experience focus informing redesign strategies

11/16/2017


Study suggests alternative placement for toilet room grab bars

When designing for accessibility, one of the first considerations that comes to mind is the grab bar, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/9/2017


Remote healthcare locations lead to a new design strategy

As healthcare services moving outward, design considerations are evolving

10/27/2017


Gov. says Buffalo children's hospital reflects new mentality

New facility incorporates modern features that reflect advances in healthcare design

10/26/2017


Addressing fall risk with patient room design

A 2017 study uses a simulation-based approach to evaluate the biomechanics of falls to identify risk associated with physical design strategies, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/25/2017


Hospitals to improve access for persons with disabilities

N.Y. facillites to make changes as part of lawsuit settlement

10/23/2017


Today's medical office design emphasizes efficiency and aesthetics

New facilities offer patients a tranquil, relaxing and beautiful environment

10/20/2017


St. Barnabas Medical Center stresses safety, privacy in design

CEO discusses the strategy behind hospital's new family pavilion

10/19/2017


Adapting to changes in healthcare design

Strategies can guard hospitals against obsolescence

10/19/2017


Healthcare design issues can particularly affect the elderly

Much research on environments for the aging can be applied to hospital design, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/16/2017



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