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What's Making The Medical Travel Bug Catch On?

April 23, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Going beyond elective surgeries, a growing number of patients are seeking tertiary care abroad. What factors are driving this trend and what opportunities does it bring to design?
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Construction Underway On Cambridge, England, Replacement Hospital

April 23, 2014     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis
The new site for Nuffield Health is expected to open in 2015.
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Congressional Hearing Digs Into Delays On Colorado VA Hospital Project

April 23, 2014     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis
The project is reported to be $500 million over budget and one year behind schedule.
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Take Five With Sheila Bosch

April 22, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The director of healthcare research at Gresham, Smith and Partners and The HCD 10 Researcher of the Year discusses the top five trends and issues getting her attention right now.
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University College London Hospital To Build Proton Beam Therapy Center

April 22, 2014     Posted by Shandi Matambanadzo, Associate Editor
Tenders for the $252 million cancer treatment hospital, which is expected to be completed in 2018, will be invited from four shortlisted firms in June and work will start next Spring.
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Grady Health System Selects Construction Manager

April 22, 2014     Posted by Shandi Matambanadzo, Associate Editor
To accommodate projected growth, the new five-story tower will  include additional treatment areas, 10 exam rooms for imaging and procedures, 12 exam rooms, and clinical support for behavioral health plus two floors for physician support and administration.
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University Of Texas At Austin To Build Dell Medical School

April 22, 2014     Posted by Shandi Matambanadzo, Associate Editor
The school will include research, educational, and administrative facilities, as well as a medical office building and parking garage totaling 515,000 square feet.
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Starting Point: First Steps To Supporting Wellness By Design

April 21, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
Stepping away from traditional approaches, healthcare planners and designers offer some solutions to begin thinking about how new and existing campuses can be designed to encourage wellness in the communities they serve.
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Lankenau Medical Center Earns LEED Silver Certification

April 21, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The Master Facility Project and Heart Pavilion feature water and energy saving features and a 16,000-square foot green roof.
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Designing For Wellness: The Healthcare Campus Of The Future

April 21, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
Healthcare providers have plenty of incentives to keep patients well—and they’re turning to design partners to re-evaluate campus planning of old in favor of new models that support healthy lifestyles rather than treating illness.
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