Construction and Design - May 2019

Children’s hospital using input, mock rooms to design mental-health facility

Mock rooms built to mimic nine-story behavioral health pavilion


Saskatchewan children's hospital designed with 'home-like environment'

The new Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital is bursting with color


'Boutique care’ facility opens in Louisiana

The imaging center was designed to create a private, relaxing and efficient one-stop shop for women


100-year-old Pa. healthcare campus gets $31 million renovation

St. Luke's Sacred Heart expanding services at Allentown campus


Design contest helps fill research void for behavioral facilities

The Institute for Patient-Centered Design held design competition focusing on the behavioral healthcare inpatient bedroom and bathroom, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Earthquake regulations could affect California hospitals' S&P ratings

State law requires hospitals to upgrade facilities to be earthquake resilient


Creating more comfortable healthcare facilities

Incorporating hospitality, spa and more wellness design elements fights 'sterile' stereotype


Healthcare facilities turning to ER cubicles to save space

Move designed to free up space for more critical patients


How to create collaborative patient-centered design

The goal should be to provide spaces that offer the patient a voice, contribute to collaboration and facilitate healing


Care New England Health System evolves clinic engineering to a holistic strategy

System needed to revise its current policies and practices to align with the new standards


Sunlight, nature soothing in a healthcare setting

Hospital rooms designed with healing in mind result in a shorter hospital stay


Seismic safety rules expensive for Sonoma County hospitals

Requirements could cost hospitals across the state more than $100 billion


Healthcare design today focusing on patient experience

Facilities are trying to attract healthy patients as well as the sick



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