Architecture

Designing to bring primary, behavioral care together

Healthcare organizations around the country are beginning to integrate behavioral health and primary care services in a single setting, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

7/17/2018


Research, evidence key to building safer, more welcoming hospitals

A recent study of the design of operating rooms reveals how research-informed design can improve safety and performance

7/12/2018


Pre-op and post-op design can affect care

Research offers insight into how these environments can either support or hinder nursing work and care team interactions, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

7/12/2018


Ambulatory care exam room design can support better outcomes

Exam room layouts have evolved into strategic components of the delivery of care, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.

7/11/2018


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


Designing emergency departments to shrink wait times

Healthcare organizations are looking to designers for practical solutions to emergency room inefficiency, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/31/2018


Technological advances are changing healthcare design

Architecture firms are using virtual reality (VR), 3-D modeling and drones, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/30/2018



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