Construction and Design - June 2020

Behavioral health facility design sends a message

The design of a psychiatric unit is about more than safety

6/26/2020


Healthy design choices can support patients' wellbeing

Even small changes in design elements such as room layouts, wall color and flooring choices improved both patient and staff moods

6/24/2020


The impact of blue light on patients at night

Light is critical to our health because it helps synchronize the biological clock that maintains our circadian rhythms

6/23/2020


Keeping patients safe in major hospital renovations and expansions

Insight on best practices learned from Houston Methodist project

6/18/2020



How healthcare facility design can improve patient well-being

Exposure to daylight and acoustical and thermal comfort are key

6/16/2020


COVID-19 challenges us to rethink clinical workflow

Changes in the healthcare industry are placing greater importance on the point-of-care ecosystem

6/15/2020


Top healthcare facility renovation pain points

The project timeline must be carefully managed to avoid disruptions in patient care

6/11/2020


Healthcare design after COVID-19

Experts see a number of areas where they see change coming, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/8/2020


Coronavirus emergency could change hospital design

Facility design changes have become necessary

6/8/2020


Financial office design inspires healthcare facility

New amenities for financial services office lead to ideas for medical settings, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/5/2020


Flooring: a low-touch surface with high stakes infection consequences

Experts say it’s important to view flooring as part of the chain of infection

6/4/2020


Purposeful design can help fight a pandemic

Healthcare environments can assist in the prevention, containment and treatment of infectious disease

6/3/2020


Hurricane Florence repairs nearly complete at North Carolina hospital

Another hurricane season is approaching as the work is finished

6/2/2020



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