Construction and Design - May 2021

Case Study: Updated Hospital for Children Targets Comfort, Functionality

Hospital’s hematology and oncology unit has new look and benefit of architecture and engineering updates

5/28/2021


Facility Designs Respond to Changing Times

Pandemic and other changes have prompted new approaches to design

5/27/2021


$300 Million Medical Center Set To Open

Acute care hospital has 108 private inpatient beds, an emergency department, and imaging and lab services

5/25/2021


Surgical Pavilion, Delayed by COVID-19, Moves Ahead

Project broke ground in April 2020 and it is slated to be complete by end of 2023

5/25/2021


Construction, Upgrades Aim to Transform System’s Facilities, Services

2014 bond measure in 2014 has funded multiple construction and renovation projects

5/24/2021


Roadmaps on the Search for Energy Efficiency

Evidence-based design with strategic energy management might reduce costs associated with energy use

5/24/2021


Future Facilities: Focus on Flexibility

Pandemic has driven home how necessary it is for facilities to be flexible

5/21/2021


UCSF Announces New Research and Training Facility

Initial phase of 30-year vision aims to strengthen UCSF’s status as a top academic medical centers

5/20/2021


Resilient Healthcare Facilities in a Post-COVID World

Core design strategies to help hospitals provide flexible, easily adaptable care centers

5/19/2021


Behavioral Health and Memory Care Design Best Practices

When considering varying patient populations, designing for behavioral health creates challenges and opportunities

5/18/2021


Georgia Health Systems Joining, Spending $1 Billion on Facilities

Investment over 10 years aims to enhance and expand facilities, information technology, clinical infrastructure and operational capabilities

5/17/2021


New Jersey Eyes New $1 Billion Hospital

Existing 42-year-old facility suffers from flooding and emergency room overcrowding

5/14/2021


Indianapolis Hospital Plans $325 Million Expansion

Project will include updated women’s hospital, new neurosurgical hospital and larger neonatal intensive care unit

5/14/2021


Michigan Medicine To Restart $920 Million Hospital Project

Citing financial loss and COVID-19 pandemic, system delayed project in May 2020

5/13/2021


White Paper Explores Pandemic’s Impact on Future Facilities

Group looked at requirements and recommendations on emergency preparedness and offers new standard

5/12/2021


Houston Methodist Announces Plans for 400-Bed Hospital

New facility could open in 2024 and will employ more than 500 people

5/12/2021


Queens Medical Center-Hotel To Open in 2021

104,000-square-foot Eastern Mirage Medical Center is co-located with Eastern Mirage hotel

5/11/2021


Pushing Through Pandemic, Atlanta MOB Opens

After breaking ground in September 2019, construction was completed in December 2020

5/11/2021


Seeking Efficiency, Hospitals Rethink Operating Rooms

Even older hospitals with limited budgets are getting creative, since surgeries are important revenue sources

5/10/2021


Delayed by Pandemic, Hospital Expansion Ready To Open

12-story, $480 million expansion includes 292 new inpatient beds, bringing hospital’s total to 752

5/10/2021


Crisitunity: Design Opportunities from COVID-19 Crisis

Problems have made it essential to reevaluate and reimagine clinical environments

5/10/2021


UT Health San Antonio Announces $430 Million Hospital

Eight-story, 144-bed hospital will offer specialty care in cancer, orthopedics and urology

5/7/2021


Outpatient Centers Addressing Community Needs

Facilities integrated with hospitals in retail settings meet time and convenience factors for patient treatment

5/7/2021


Micro-Hospital Brings Needed Services to Area

12-bed facility will include emergency department and operating rooms

5/7/2021


New Tools Support Design for Behavioral Health

Resources connect built environment to better health outcomes and reduced cost of care

5/6/2021


Capital Planning and the Role of Risk

Incorporating risk helps managers create a capital plan that allows for effective allocation of capital

5/6/2021


Case Study: Nature Inspires Healing from Outside In

Facility provides mental health services in underserved region of North Carolina

5/6/2021


4 Lighting Examples That Improve Visitor Experience

See how the Center for Health & Wellbeing uses lighting to create inviting and healthy spaces.

5/6/2021


Group Opposes $2 Billion Hospital Expansion Plan

System seeks approval from state regulators to build three ambulatory care centers

5/5/2021


4 MEP Design Considerations To Improve Patient Experience

Focusing on mechanical, electrical and plumbing features at cancer centers can make treatment sessions more comfortable for patients

5/4/2021


Field Hospitals: Lessons From the Pandemic

Planning team should be multidisciplinary, with physicians, nurses, facilities managers, and logistics and procurement specialists working together

5/4/2021


Cleveland Clinic Restarts Hospital Project

Project was paused because of pandemic and need to preserve resources

5/4/2021


Case Study: Simulating Natural Light in Neonatal Wards

Lighting system helps premature children adapt to light

5/3/2021



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