Architecture - May 2014

Dallas hospital project includes VoiP phone system with screens

$1.3 billion public hospital will have 865 private rooms, 27 operating rooms and 96 neonatal intensive care rooms and 12 intensive care beds in its burn center


System adopts consistant room standards for large projects

Standard design for patient, exam and operating rooms thought to encourage consistent practices


Medical tourism a growth opportunity

Today's medical tourism industry is largely composed of patients traveling to receive tertiary care, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Prefab truck and shipping container win healthcare facility design contest

Moved To Care competition sought design solutions for providing healthcare to rural and isolated areas in Asia


Rethinking an operating room simulation center

When a medical center partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense on an operating room simulation center, the team replaced traditional walls and ceilings with movable pieces, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Small-house senior living personalizes care delivery

Care delivery in 7,000-square-foot homes is person-centered; residents determine their own schedules, and their preferences are honored, according to an article on Long-Term Living website


Take a photo tour of health simulation center

The Health Simulation and Technology Center at Fox Valley Technical College integrates human simulators to help students better prepare for real-world situations, according to a Healthcare Design article


Houston hospital plans $650 million expansion, renovation

The Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center project designed to accommodate advanced technology and meet the needs of a growing region


Functional programming design process takes effort aids person-centered care

Functional programming is an ideal approach to take to make design changes toward a more person-centered approach to resident living, according to an article on the Long-Term Living website


Designing for intimacy

Some nursing homes are addressing the lack of spaces for privacy and intimacy, according to an article on the Long-Term Living website


Breast health center to combine care and research

South Dakota facility will also include a boutique for cancer patients, a conference center and a survivorship clinic


Take a photo tour of Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital

Recent renovations at Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville, Ohio, updated the environment to reflect the local culture, according to a Healthcare Design article


Architecture of Fortius Sport & Health reflects spirit of athletic motion

Article on the Healthcare Design website includes a virtual photo tour of the facility


Camp Pendleton hospital reflects military tradition

Healthcare Design article describes how facility design reflects the values of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps while using the latest evidence-based design practices


Oklahoma hospital's addition will include 'hoteling stations'

St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital's new rooms to include nursing pods that bring nursing staff closer to patients



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