Construction and Design - January 2016

Design turns medical scans into adventures

An MRI system at the University of California San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital features a cable car theme


Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children expansion built for families

The hospital gathered patient and family input and relied on this input for every decision


Consolidating healthcare facility services creates economies of scale

Large medical centers will continue even with an increase in outpatient facilites


Hospitals join global climate change efforts

Health systems announce a series of commitments to reduce carbon emissions and exert leadership to combat climate change


Students challenged with complex healthcare design project

Interior design students worked with architects on Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital project


Connecting new and existing systems in a central utility plant

Inova Women’s Hospital and Inova Children’s Hospital project included a new $35 million, 17,000-square-foot CUP


New models of ambulatory care

Changes in healthcare industry mean outpatient facilities come in many forms


Urgent care spaces evolving with growing demand

Operational efficiency, patient expectations and creating a branded and adaptable environment, are key to today's urgent care design, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Lessons from winning interior designs

Winners of the 2015 IIDA Healthcare Interior Design Competition showed a great attention to detail yet with a clear and powerful approach, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


1912 healthcare facility had cold, elegant holiday look

Throwback holiday images offer look at Boston City Hospital in the last century


U.S. healthcare systems participate in global climate change conference

Healthcare systems around the world urge government action


Designing hospitals for children

Facilities needs to provide high level of care in a nonthreatening environment


Designer sees growth in integrating nature into design

In a Q&A with Robin Guenther, principal and global sustainable healthcare leader, Perkins+Will (New York), Healthcare Design discusses one of the biggest changes in healthcare design since she was a 'Most Influential People in Healthcare Design' award winner


Designing a hospital that puts patients first

Patient input helped designers to create an innovative facility



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