Construction and Design - November 2018

Former newspaper offices transformed to ‘spa-like’ women’s health center

Rather than a traditional registration desk, the center offers a concierge desk


Closed Chicago hospital gets $145 million facelift

The old Cook County Hospital closed 16 years ago


Design can support mental healthcare delivery

Behavioral-health architects must consider how to design facilities that foster productive interaction


Building proton therapy center creates big challenges

The cyclotron at the Texas Center for Proton Therapy weighs as much as a fully loaded Boeing 757, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


New South Wales hospitals turning into mini power plants

Hospitals and schools are using solar panels and batteries to cut energy costs


Improving arc flash safety in healthcare

The dangers of events are made worse by the possibility of downtime


Men’s health facility design more 'club' than 'clinic'

These male-centric facilities are not the typical doctor’s office


Green hospital design redefining healthcare

Hospitals are exploring efficient ways to reduce the toxins and contaminants in the air throughout the facility as well as save energy and water


Collaborative healthcare construction urged by panel

Stakeholders need to be involved early when planning healthcare facilities


Kentucky children's hospital plans renovation

Norton Children’s Hospital plans new cardiac intensive care unit and renovated critical care center, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


USP introduces new rules for compounded sterile products

It’s incumbent on facility managers to assess their operations to determine what compliance issues might arise if USP <797> is implemented as currently written


Pa. hospital's sloping landscape inspires green roof

New patient rooms have views of a healing garden, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website



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