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Architecture December 2014 - Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Benefits Of BIM in healthcare design


The use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in gaining popularity as healthcare projects continue to grow in size and complexity, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/29/2014 2:00:00 PM

Replacement hospital planned for N.C. region


The new McDowell Hospital will be constructed on the same campus where the existing one stands

12/29/2014 12:00:00 PM

Building information modeling can promote safety and green design


BIM has emerged as a popular tool for design, development and efficient construction of complex buildings

12/23/2014 2:00:00 PM

$1.5 billion hospital complex built in San Francisco


New facilities include a 289-bed hospital complex on the UCSF Medical Center's Mission Bay Campus

12/23/2014 8:00:00 AM

Computer simulation modeling can match space to strategy in healthcare


Designs that support efficient processes allow providers to treat more patients in less space

12/22/2014 12:00:00 PM

Children of baby boomers expected to changes aged-care standards


Many have substantial financial and electoral power

12/22/2014 11:00:00 AM

White House report tells hospitals how to prepare for climate change


The report calls for hospitals to use 'predictive climate models' in construction

12/19/2014 3:00:00 PM

UCHealth plans Fort Collins emergency center


Freestanding emergency center would be located near competitor Banner Health's hospital and emergency room

12/19/2014 2:00:00 PM

New Mexico hospital to remodel patient rooms


Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe will also be constructing 36 new patient rooms

12/18/2014 11:00:00 AM

Design decisions paying off for Indianapolis hospital


A year after Eskenazi Hospital opened, designers say most of the project's design features are are paying off, according to a blog on the Healthcare Design website

12/18/2014 10:00:00 AM

UTSW's Clements Hospital honored as Dallas' Real Estate Project Of The Year


Project includes 35,000 square feet of dedicated educational space

12/17/2014 12:00:00 PM

Designing a men's health facility


Care providers have started offering men healthcare options in outpatient settings

12/17/2014 10:00:00 AM

Louisiana facility ICU design honored


Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge has been honored with the 2015 ICU Design Citation Award

12/16/2014 11:00:00 AM

Designing safer restrooms


Take into account spatial considerations and maintenance strategies to minimize falls and transmission of infections

12/15/2014 3:00:00 PM

China's Fifth XiangYa Hospital concept to embrace region's landscape


Design will allow users of the hospital and the entire community visual and physical access to a planned park, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/15/2014 11:00:00 AM

Designers challenged to do more research


Health facilities could easily serve as laboratories for healthcare design research, but so far, nothing's been done, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/12/2014 8:00:00 AM

Aged-care workers at high risk for injury, report says


In 2012, more than three-quarters of aged-care facilities reported a work-related injury or illness in the previous three months

12/11/2014 10:00:00 AM

Designing for the millennial patient


Successfully marketing to millennial patients will require creating an experience that aligns with their lifestyle, according to a blog on the Healthcare Design website

12/11/2014 8:00:00 AM

Outdated rural Oregon hospital replaced


New St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton has a smaller footprint to save on energy costs and footsteps, and a holistic, Lean design approach, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/10/2014 9:00:00 AM

Is evidence-based design research too hypothesis driven?


Beginning with a null hypothesis provides a neutral starting point that takes into account all possible explanations for improved outcomes, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/9/2014 11:00:00 AM

New Fort Benning hospital doubles size of predecessor


Facility includes walking trails and healing gardens, natural palettes and lighting and a noise-reduction focus

12/9/2014 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare Design honors top projects of 2014


Winners of the Healthcare Design Showcase, Remodel/Renovation Competition, Landscape Architecture for Healthcare Communities, and The HCD 10 were recognized at a recent awards lunch, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/5/2014 9:00:00 AM

Geriatric psychiatric unit design balances safety, humanity


Mercy Health's Saint Mary's psychiatric unit redesign created a therapeutic, enriching environment with a quiet place for patients that was more helpful for staff, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/4/2014 2:00:00 PM

San Diego hospital shows off results of design competition


Kaiser Permanente asked designers to look into their crystal ball for its 'Small Hospital, Big Idea Competition,' according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/2/2014 8:00:00 AM

Designing to support patient wellness


The healthcare industry is shifting to a wellness-focused model and the built environment plays a key role, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/1/2014 8:00:00 AM



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