Architecture - June 2018

Patient room design can affect stress

A 2017 article by Andrade and colleagues offers findings that suggest how design elements may reduce patient stress, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/28/2018


Design and technology can improve ED patient flow

Technologies include patient tracking boards, registration kiosks and real-time patient locating systems

6/26/2018


Where design meets delivery of individualized, compassionate children’s mental healthcare

Women veterans in the healthcare system are the largest growing demographic

6/26/2018


Texas healthcare facility builds senior-oriented ER

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville designs ER to address mobility challenges

6/26/2018


How to design and build what’s needed to meet organizational goals and strategies

It’s all about scoping the right concept before getting too far down the facility planning phase

6/19/2018


Justifying designing for the patient experience

Designing unique patient experiences has become a top strategic priority for many healthcare institutions, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/18/2018


N.Y.C. hospital stresses technology in new facility

New York City’s NYU Langone Health designed from the ground up to integrate the latest in healthcare information technology

6/18/2018


Healthcare aesthetics getting bolder

Healthcare facility aesthetics are evolving as owners work to differentiate themselves in the competitive landscape, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/15/2018


Beyond thermal: Insulation considerations for healthcare facilities

Beyond energy efficiency, insulation in the healthcare facility enclosure can support acoustic, moisture management and safety objectives

6/12/2018


California hospital designed to move up and down during an earthquake

The Loma Linda University Medical Center will be the first in the country engineered to move vertically

6/7/2018


Exit, Ebola: Infection control and the hospital exit room

Exit room concept eliminates dangerous backtracking of contamination within a medical facility.

6/1/2018


The future of healthcare design and construction? It’s factory made.

Technological advancements make it possible to manufacture many healthcare building components — think complete patient and treatment rooms — offsite, to be assembled onsite for higher quality, yet more-efficient construction

6/1/2018



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