Trending News - November 2018

Tennessee children's hospital designed for homey feel

Le Bonheur Children’s Outpatient Clinic was designed with forms and materials that suggest a 'home away from home,' according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Healthcare facility professionals weigh in on impending pharmacy regulations

On December 1, 2019, sweeping changes to hazardous drug handling in hospitals’ pharmacies will be enforced as the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapter 800 rules go into effect


BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre designed to be 'wood first'

The design reflects Vancouver's wood-first initiative that mandates timber use in buildings, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Hospital projects can strengthen neighborhoods

Limited influence blamed on outdated planning strategies and tax laws


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Exit enclosure antenna

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for an exit exclosure antenna


Some fear Congo Ebola outbreak could get much worse

Expert says in many ways it's as if they're stuck at square one


Georgia senior facility build with indoor and outdoor spaces for entertaining and socializing

The Arbor at BridgeMill in Canton includes an expansive terrace, gardens, a fire pit and barbecue area, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Exiting from hospital into medical building

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for exiting from hospital into medical building


Where are Leapfrog's 'F' hospitals?

The Leapfrog Group recently gave 17 hospitals failing grades


Temporary mobile health clinic for the poor opens in Vatican City

Facility built to serve city's homeless and poor


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



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