Construction and Design - October 2014
Southdown Institute was designed as a healing retreat that takes advantage of the tranquility of the surrounding landscape. The building is situated around a central courtyard featuring a stand of mature white pines, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.
In addition to its advanced treatment program, Lifehouse has a modern and open design, which sets a new benchmark for patient comfort
New Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital rebranded with humane and welcoming design
The facility won't have physicians'offices or waiting areas. Patients will check in at kiosks and go directly to an exam room, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website
Comprehensive Care Center within Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., has a space for contemplation
Providence Hospital's expanded emergency department will register and triage patients in private rooms
New York health facility takes over ground floor of the 1964 headquarters of the National Maritime Union
In a Q&A on the Environments for Aging website, Lorraine G. Hiatt talks about new ideas for environments and design
A new $29 million hospital is being constructed to replace a Moore facility destroyed by a tornado
Facility has a boutique-like, inviting atmosphere defying preconceptions
Aldersgate CCRC in Charlotte played to its strengths, recognizing land as its greatest asset, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website
Cardiac cath lab, electrophysiology lab and endoscopy services are located near each other on one floor
Northwest Georgia Medical Center in Gainsville wins gold award in the landscaping competition, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.
Health Facilities Management and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association surveyed healthcare architecture, facilities and construction professionals about trends in healthcare design
One project challenge was reusing a portion of the original assembly plant, according to an article and photo tour on the Healthcare Design website
New owner will decide if any part of the hospital is salvageable and develop plans for opening a free-standing emergency department
Designers asked to consider frequent, long hospital stays; parental presence and a space appropriate for infants to teenagers, according to Healthcare Design website
Nevada senior development to offer healthcare services and lifestyle perks
Holy Cross Germantown Hospital is open on the Montgomery College campus in Germantown, Md.
On-site clinics can help control employee healthcare costs and attract and retain talent, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website
Activity linked to shift from inpatient to outpatient care
The right facility design can be instrumental in healthcare economics
Preston Robert Tisch Center For Men's Health created an environment where men would feel comfortable in both sickness and in health, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.
Men's clinic designs' role in preventative care discussed in a blog on the Healthcare Design website
Today's patients want a waiting room that is inviting and that makes them feel valued
Department has private negative air flow treatment rooms, in which cancer patients can be placed in isolation to reduce exposure to infectious diseases
While it seems counterintuitive, an ED staff can be more efficient in fewer treatment spaces
Spectrum Health's replacement facility designed to have a more homelike setting
Recliners with an 'open design' let fluids slip and fall to the floor. Swing-away arms and removable seats allow easy cleaning access to all chair parts.
Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wilkes Barre, Pa., added several patient-focused improvements to campus
Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington to add 128 single-occupancy rooms
University of Arizona Medical Center facility has received a citation in Modern Healthcare's 2014 Design Awards
Take a photo tour of the Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center on the Healthcare Design website
Healthcare facilities focus on physical spaces to aid healing, satisfaction
Facility in Grants Pass uses natural materials to emphasize both beauty and durability and has a water feature that uses reclaimed roof water in one of the gardens, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.
The massive Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas has a sense of appropriateness instead of excess, according to a blog on the Healthcare Design website by Executive Editor Jennifer Kovacs
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans East Hospital opened on the site of the former Pendleton Methodist Hospital
Designers of new $12 million facility in rural Saskatchewan gathered input with the help of Lego
Providing treatment for both medical and psychiatric illnesses in one location can be beneficial to the patient as long as the space is designed for safety, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website
Charging stations for electric cars among facilities' newest amenities, according to an article on the Long-Term Care website
Norman Regional Health System will build a $29 million medical facility to replace the Moore Medical Center
Q&A on the Healthcare Design website explores explores industry challenges and plans for the future