Construction and Design - September 2018

'Hospital room in a box' could cut healthcare building costs

Modular hospital room features antimicrobial surfaces


Designing tomorrow's operating room

Technology is changing faster than facilities can be adjusted


Making the case for energy efficiency

A communication gap between the CFO and facility managers can result in missing out on good efficiency projects


Honored senior facilities push boundaries

Environments for Aging Design Showcase recognizes fresh approaches to senior living, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website


Healthcare spending on energy efficiency expected to hit $6.4 billion by 2027

Energy is an area where relatively painless cost savings can be found


Intelligent energy management can cut costs for senior living communities

Facilities are looking for solutions to control costs and maintain budgets


Brigham and Women’s Hospital uses temporary wall containment during renovation

Temporary wall containment needed for infection control requirements


Designing for LTC patients under 65

According to the 2015 data, in 2014 15.5 percent of long-term care patients were under 65, up from 10 percent in 1998


Ergonomic flooring installation offers comfort, function to new pediatric mental health facility

The specification of the design materials required additional attention to safety


Facility design adjusting to Dallas area's shifting healthcare landscape

Empathetic facility designs address current market priorities


D.C. sister clinics use color to brand shared space

Designers saved space and maximize efficiencies by designing the two clinics with a shared reception and waiting area, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


LEDs can light the way significant savings

LED upgrades benefit occupants and the bottom line


Honored rehab facility gave translational medicine a whole new approach

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is designed so that clinicians, researchers and scientists work together to shorten the time it takes to discover new treatments, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


University of Iowa ordered to pay $21.5 million+ to hospital contractor

University has been fighting with Stead Family Children’s Hospital contractor for a year


Texas 'neighborhood hospital' designed for efficiency

CapRock Health's support areas are positioned for easy access by staff, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website



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