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Cost of medihotel challenged

West Australian minister demands business case for the viability and sustainability of the project


Life Safety Q&A: Un-sprinklered high-rise hospitals

Brad Keyes discusses un-sprinklered high-rise hospitals


Honored healthcare facility designed with future in mind

The UC San Diego Health Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla, Calif., was honored with an Award of Merit in the 2017 Healthcare Design Showcase, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Banner Health opens healthcare clinics at Safeway stores

Arizona's largest healthcare provider is partnering with grocery stores


Wisconsin healthcare facility honored for monotony-fighting design

The University of Wisconsin Cancer Center at ProHealth Care earned an Honorable Mention in the 2017 Healthcare Design Showcase, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Wyoming hospital remodeling for shift in treatment

The new plans will consolidate the hospital’s campus of about 30 buildings to a single main building and a couple of auxiliary buildings


Hospitals focus on increase in baby boomers and elderly

Emergency rooms are a front-row seat to a dramatic shift in America’s demographics


Madison healthcare facility expanding mother-baby space

Meriter Hospital adapts to an increase in patients


Billion-dollar children's hospital rising quickly on Georgia horizon

Children’s Healthcare facility will be the most expensive ever built in state


Life Safety Q&A: Medical equipment contractor

Brad Keyes discusses medical equipment contractors


Senior living developers preparing for 'silver tsunami'

Senior living facilities ramping up expansion efforts as the oldest baby boomers are beginning to need their services


Life Safety Q&A: Four-inch corridor projection

Brad Keyes continues the discussion on regulations for med-room corridor doors


Georgia dementia care facility designed for emotion-based treatment

Stone Mountain health services facility is state’s first-ever, built-to-suit household model


Lucile Packard Children's expansion will more than double the size of facility

The new facility is built with a family-centered design


CBO says new repeal-and-delay bill would increase uninsured by 32 million people

Individual market premiums would double by 2026


Lake Forest Hospital reopens after floods

Healthcare facility in Chicago northern suburb was closed for nearly a week


Video walk-through offers peek at 'super hospital'

A state-of-the-art healthcare facility in Wales will offer complex and acute emergency care


Emerging trends in healthcare

Competitive marketplace and globalization is resulting in an increasing number of discerning patients and providers


Work temporarily stops on West Maui hospital

Project needs construction permits and $83 million in federal, tax-free bonds


Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia developing research campus

The research campus is directly across the Schuylkill River from the hospital’s main campus, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Miami children's hospital design stress social interaction

The design of the $75 million Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion also focused on access to daylight and nature, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Life Safety Q&A: Operating room exit doors

Brad Keyes continues the discussion on operating room exit doors


Vanderbilt Rehab Hospital continues renovations

The project will include corrections to ADA deficiencies


Three more 'neighborhood' hospitals planned for Las Vegas

Current facility has eight emergency beds and eight in-patient beds


Senate bill called ‘death sentence’ for rural hospitals

Much of the concern is centered on potential Medicaid cuts


Life Safety Q&A: More on med-room corridor doors

Brad Keyes continues the discussion on regulations for med-room corridor doors


Freestanding ERs and urgent care centers having identity crisis

Distinction may be costing patients money


Maine names 2017 Healthcare Engineer of the Year

Franklin Community Health Network director of facilities management has been recognized for promoting better patient care through design, maintenance and operations


Report says ‘pope’s hospital’ has poor hygiene, other issues

Bambino Gesu accused of putting profits ahead of patients


Life Safety Q&A: Med-room corridor door

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for med-room corridor doors


Cherokee Indian Hospital designed to reflect locale, support patient comfort

The hospital’s Great Smoky Mountains locale was brought indoors with a tree form element as the theme for the building’s central spine, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Outpatient clinics finding homes in shopping malls

More providers are moving closer to potential patients


Magazine names healthcare design industry contest winners

Healthcare Design editors have selected this year’s winners of The HCD 10, an annual awards program that honors professionals across 10 categories


New CMS survey guidance expected soon

Interpretive guidance for the new survey process incorporating Phase 2 regulations could be released over the next weeks


Omaha outpatient center designed to untangle services maze

Nebraska Medicine’s ambulatory services were once an odyssey for patients, with services scattered in different locations, according to an article on the HealthcareDesign website


Regulations can spur healthcare design innovation

Working with regulators to review and revise critical governing criteria could open the door to new models and methods of care, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Life Safety Q&A: Fire-rated frames

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire-rated frames


2017 has seen at least $500 million in hospital expansions, renovations so far

Nine hospitals and health systems have facility plans


Children’s hospital to consolidate four sites into new clinic

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin to build clinic in Kenosha


Children’s hospital partners lighthearted design with advanced technology

Facility has murals of rainbows and baby animals as well as a lab with pressure-sensitive floor plates to analyze how patients walk


NFPA casts final votes on healthcare, life safety code changes

Changes that would have stopped efforts to expand maximum compartment size to 40,000 square feet failed


Size not enough for healthcare facilities in uncertain times

Houston hospital sector mostly weathered the storms but future is seen in smaller regional centers


Healthcare can see its future, and it's hi-tech

Automation can do some jobs more cheaply, safely and efficiently


Microhospitals can offer emergency care access

Houston hospital adopts two microhospitals to supplement emergency access


Healthcare bill could cost 924,000 jobs — most of them in health sector

The research said that the healthcare bill would start off by adding 864,000 jobs and growing state economies


Life Safety Q&A: Fire-rated frames

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire-rated frames


Spokane teaching healthcare facility supports new model of healthcare

Spokane Teaching Health Center was designed for all healthcare specialties to be trained together


Rx for noise control at Virginia Hospital: Large dose of acoustical ceiling systems

Myriad of ceilings meets needs of different spaces at new Inova Health System Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital



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