Project News for Healthcare Facilities - March 2016

Survey shows outpatient construction doubled

Construction projects to address population health doubled across most categories


Hospitals seeing need to improve their physical environment

There has been a growing emphasis on creating environments that enhance staff experience


New emergency facility planned for downtown Toledo

New 29,000-square-foot facility will expand surgical services


Improving the patient discharge process

The University Health System in San Antonio opened a transitional care center that serves those who’ve been discharged but aren’t able to immediately walk out the door, as well as patients waiting for a bed, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Florida outpatient center designed with Lean principles

Lee Memorial Health System builds its first Lean-designed facility


Nevada healthcare project worked to engage surrounding city

The Union Village project in Henderson, Nev., built relationships with its local community while building its facilities, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Dominican Republic cardiovascular center designed around tree theme

Each floor abstracted the colors of the trees in different seasons. The palette goes from earthly tones to bright and vivid with a distinctive color as part of the wayfinding system, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.


Charlotte VA Health Care Center designed for one-stop care

New facility is a $104 million, five-story brick-and-glass structure


Renovated space in Connecticut designed for streamlined care

Stamford Hospital's new outpatient medical building includes several new concepts to increase efficiency


Rain blamed as cost of Austin hospital rises

Price tag for new teaching hospital hits $310 million


'Five-star' hospital planned in Dubai

Luxury services offered by the hospital will include fine dining and spa treatments


2016 Vista Award winners announced

ASHE honors new construction, renovation and infrastructure projects


Facility renovation focuses on healthy living

Watertown Regional Medical Center's 36,000-square-foot addition includes a renovated kitchen and dining area called Harvest Market Kitchen and Bistro


NICU adds parent resource library

Connecticut Children's Medical Center's NICU library is located next to the department and provides books and other informational materials to patients' families, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


New prototype to address ER overcrowding

Neighbors Emergency Center rethinking traditional layouts and processes


Joint and spine center boasts comforts of home

Christ Hospital facility's patient rooms feature entertainment systems


StoneSprings Hospital Center pared down to maximize efficiency

The project team looked for opportunities to maximize efficiency, improve departmental adjacencies and enhance internal circulation, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Lessening ED stress with design

The Cleveland Clinic has been working to create a unified identity for its facilities with environments that help to lessen stress and anxiety, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Medical school uses renovated space in Cleveland Clinic hospital

$14.4 million project included classrooms, laboratories, a learning resources center, a clinical training and assessment center and simulated exam rooms



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