Construction and Design

Designing tomorrow's pediatric spaces

Criteria are: People, technology and safety and infection control

2/22/2018


Many pediatric hospitals are including behavioral health services

Designers on behavioral healthcare projects are creating soothing environments with features a younger patient will like, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/20/2018


Patience experience research informs healthcare design

Architects collected and analyzed demographic data, researched medical symptoms and identified personal preferences associated with various mental and behavioral health conditions

2/14/2018


How to keep a facility running during expansion and / or renovation

By mixing creative choreography with ground rules, goals and expectations, owners and construction firms can make these hard jobs a little easier

2/13/2018


Contractor cleared of causing dust contamination at hospital

Hospital had to postpone surgeries due to dust contamination

2/9/2018


Hospital flooring options: Creating a safe and durable care setting

With its large surface area and high amounts of foot traffic, a healthcare facility needs the right type of flooring and flooring materials

2/9/2018


Ohio healthcare facility gets lighting upgrade

OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital switches to LED fixtures as part of conservation efforts

2/8/2018


Study looks at impact of noise-reducing curtain in healthcare facilities

Research also examined the practical implications of adopting the enhanced curtains, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/26/2018


Cleveland health system expands green space to create a 'hospital in a park'

MetroHealth's 52-acre campus will have 25 acres of green space

1/22/2018


Builder says virtual and augmented reality transforming construction industry

Healthcare Design series asks leading healthcare design professionals, firms and owners what gets their attention

1/19/2018


Commissioning art for healthcare facilities

The first step is to identify your project and determine where you want to display art, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/18/2018


Designing a sense of community within a senior living community

Interior design can be used to help develop a sense of community that goes far beyond just the physical space, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

1/15/2018


Singapore hospitals designed to heal with nature

The rainforest-like landscaping at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital infuses the atmosphere with natural sights, sounds and scents

1/10/2018


Art exhibits at N.C. VA healthcare facility comfort visitors

Fayetteville VA Health Care Center has a new, rotating art exhibit in the lobby

1/10/2018


Pediatric storage needs create different design challenges

How much storage is needed and the appropriate location to store that equipment and supplies must be considered, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/5/2018


Building energy modeling can help build an HVAC plan

Modeling systems can help facilities reach optimal efficiency

1/5/2018


Virginia VA facility construction 'more than a facelift'

$136 million worth of construction is going on at the McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center

12/29/2017


Senior living trends reflect industry changes

Several developments represent a new direction that will impact the industry, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

12/27/2017



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