Architecture

Empathetic design is gaining prominence

Empathetic design is a way for designers to truly see and experience the healthcare environment as patients see and experience it, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/8/2018


Center for Health Design offers database on building environment outcomes

The Knowledge Repository includes almost 4,000 citations that connect the built environment to outcomes in healthcare and related spaces, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/3/2018


Florida children's hospital named 'Most Beautiful'

Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida was recently recognized for its design

7/27/2018


Mississippi hospital transitions from historic to modern

Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi features ribbon windows with metallic finishes married with the traditional colors of brick and stone, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

7/20/2018


Brooklyn Health Center designed to be service-oriented

Trades Council facility design supports care that mirrors commercial healthcare facilities, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

7/18/2018


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



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