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Architecture October 2014 - Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Take a photo tour of Canadian mental health facility


Southdown Institute was designed as a healing retreat that takes advantage of the tranquility of the surrounding landscape. The building is situated around a central courtyard featuring a stand of mature white pines, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.

10/31/2014 9:00:00 AM

Chris O'Brien Lifehouse is Australia's first comprehensive cancer care facility


In addition to its advanced treatment program, Lifehouse has a modern and open design, which sets a new benchmark for patient comfort

10/31/2014 8:00:00 AM

Blighted Los Angeles hospital rebuilt after challenging history


New Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital rebranded with humane and welcoming design

10/30/2014 11:00:00 AM

Health center planned for Brooklyn cultural district


The facility won't have physicians'offices or waiting areas. Patients will check in at kiosks and go directly to an exam room, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/29/2014 12:00:00 PM

New emergency department designed with smaller waiting rooms


Providence Hospital's expanded emergency department will register and triage patients in private rooms

10/28/2014 2:00:00 PM

Lenox Hill HealthPlex opened in former maritime building


New York health facility takes over ground floor of the 1964 headquarters of the National Maritime Union

10/28/2014 1:00:00 PM

Expert on designing for elderly talks about long-term facility innovation


In a Q&A on the Environments for Aging website, Lorraine G. Hiatt talks about new ideas for environments and design

10/28/2014 12:00:00 PM

Oklahoma hospital begins to rebuild after tornado


A new $29 million hospital is being constructed to replace a Moore facility destroyed by a tornado

10/28/2014 10:00:00 AM

N.C. continuing care retirement community tackles expansion


Aldersgate CCRC in Charlotte played to its strengths, recognizing land as its greatest asset, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

10/27/2014 12:00:00 PM

Denver's Saint Joseph Hospital includes interventional platform floor


Cardiac cath lab, electrophysiology lab and endoscopy services are located near each other on one floor

10/27/2014 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare design survey stresses efficiency


Health Facilities Management and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association surveyed healthcare architecture, facilities and construction professionals about trends in healthcare design

10/24/2014 11:00:00 AM

Delaware's health facility built on military tank assembly site


One project challenge was reusing a portion of the original assembly plant, according to an article and photo tour on the Healthcare Design website

10/23/2014 10:00:00 AM

Competition encourages design innovation for cancer patients


Designers asked to consider frequent, long hospital stays; parental presence and a space appropriate for infants to teenagers, according to Healthcare Design website

10/22/2014 8:00:00 AM

Healthcare community focuses on healthy lifestyle


Nevada senior development to offer healthcare services and lifestyle perks

10/21/2014 1:00:00 PM

First U.S. hospital built on a community college campus


Holy Cross Germantown Hospital is open on the Montgomery College campus in Germantown, Md.

10/21/2014 11:00:00 AM

Making the most of a multi-tenant outpatient facility design


The right facility design can be instrumental in healthcare economics

10/20/2014 8:00:00 AM

Ohio State University opens cancer emergency department


Department has private negative air flow treatment rooms, in which cancer patients can be placed in isolation to reduce exposure to infectious diseases

10/14/2014 9:00:00 AM

Less (space) can be more with emergency department efficiency


While it seems counterintuitive, an ED staff can be more efficient in fewer treatment spaces

10/10/2014 8:00:00 AM

New $25 million rehab center planned for Grand Rapids


Spectrum Health's replacement facility designed to have a more homelike setting

10/9/2014 11:00:00 AM

Vermont facility designed for privacy


Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington to add 128 single-occupancy rooms

10/8/2014 1:00:00 PM

Behavioral health facility wins design award


University of Arizona Medical Center facility has received a citation in Modern Healthcare's 2014 Design Awards

10/8/2014 12:00:00 PM

Kaiser Permanente renovation celebrates Oakland location and relationship with city


Take a photo tour of the Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center on the Healthcare Design website

10/8/2014 9:00:00 AM

Take a photo tour of new Oregon women's health center


Facility in Grants Pass uses natural materials to emphasize both beauty and durability and has a water feature that uses reclaimed roof water in one of the gardens, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.

10/7/2014 11:00:00 AM

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Parkland offers lessons in practical design


The massive Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas has a sense of appropriateness instead of excess, according to a blog on the Healthcare Design website by Executive Editor Jennifer Kovacs

10/6/2014 1:00:00 PM

Lego blocks used to help design Canadian healthcare center


Designers of new $12 million facility in rural Saskatchewan gathered input with the help of Lego

10/3/2014 9:00:00 AM

Replacement hospital planned after tornado


Norman Regional Health System will build a $29 million medical facility to replace the Moore Medical Center

10/1/2014 10:00:00 AM

Adelante Healthcare CEO talks about the future of community healthcare


Q&A on the Healthcare Design website explores explores industry challenges and plans for the future

10/1/2014 8:00:00 AM



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