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Psychiatric care for children designed to be 'pavilion in the park'

Virginia Treatment Center for Children in Richmond uses warm, bright colors and natural light, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Blanket warmers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for blanket and towel warmers


Assisted living facility closed due to bed bugs, deaths and theft

The facility has been operating without a licensed administrator since the former administrator had her license suspended


Healthcare facilities planning upgrades

Seven facilities announced or finished projects in the last weeks of October


California facility design inspired by coastal landscape

Ventura County Medical Center’s replacement wing adds to a cohesive aesthetic, blending with the existing campus, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Employer-paid healthcare provider opens first San Francisco location

Crossover Health contracts with employers to provide on-site or local healthcare services for employees


Walmart parking lot 'town centers' to include health clinics

The centers will also include restaurants, bowling alleys, food trucks, fuel stations and more


Amazon, Apple opening on-site employee clinics

Some large companies are opening clinics to control their healthcare spending


Duke University Student Wellness Center gets upgrade

New facility has a more central location and inviting environment, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


N.Y. facility's technology designed to decrease patient stress

Design team looked for ways to create a calming experience


Does the cost of hospital accreditation boost patient outcomes?

Study says hospital accreditation is not associated with lower mortality


How to navigate the federal rule-making process

You can help shape healthcare regulations


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Portable fire extinguishers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for portable fire extinguishers


HealthPartners Neuroscience Center designed to bring light indoors

Part of HealthPartners 'intentional design' was to allow for natural sunlight throughout the four-story, 130,000–square-foot building


Tariffs may slow healthcare construction

On Sept. 24, the Trump administration placed a 10 percent tariff, amounting to $200 billion, on 5,745 items from China, including concrete and lumber


Exhibit looks at more than 100 years of design and wellness

New show at London’s healthcare-focused gallery, the Wellcome Collection, chronicles the history of the built environment and wellbeing


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Clinical needs locks

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for clinical needs locks


Colorado State University Health and Medical Center Medical Services Building

This project includes Vista stainless and glass railing on spiral staircase and overlooks, and Point-supported glass smoke baffle


Colorado hospital building boom leads to empty beds and higher profits

State's hospitals raised prices by 76 percent over a seven-year period


Healthcare facility certification can help career advancement

The Certified Health Care Physical Environment Worker program doesn’t require years of experience or in-depth expertise


Kaiser Permanente, union reaches tentative agreement

The negotiations were among the largest private-sector contract talks in the United States this year


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Sprinkler obstructions

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for vertical clear space


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Delayed egress locks

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for delayed egress locks


University of Utah Hospital campus getting renovation

New Ambulatory Care Complex will be a 305,000-square-foot facility that will serve more than 100,000 new patients each year


California hospital plans new L.A. tower

Tower will replace an aging facility that will be turned into an outpatient building to avoid a costly seismic retrofit


Frozen embryos accidentally destroyed at Washington healthcare facility

The mistake was not known publicly until one of the couples filed a complaint for damages


Three Boston hospitals fined for letting TV shows film on site

Each organization is required to re-train its workforce


Mayo Clinic expansion to include hotel

Mayo is partnering with a Singapore-based real estate developer to own and operate the hotel


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Magnetic locks

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for magnetic locks


N.Y. clinic informed by hospitality design to create 'human' feeling

David H. Koch Center includes patient-centered design choices


South Carolina hospitals will take financial hit after hurricane

Hospitals transferred nearly 400 patients out of evacuation zone


Mayo plans $792 million facility investment in Florida, Arizona

The $648 million Arizona project will double the size of the existing Phoenix complex


Study offers first data-driven estimate of number of suicides in U.S. hospitals

Findings based on these data showed that approximately 49 to 65 hospital inpatient suicides occur each year in the United States, far fewer than the widely cited estimate of 1,500 per year.


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Portable space heaters

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for portable space heaters



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