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All Is Well: Health Transformation Building, Austin, Texas

May 4, 2016     Pamela Redden, UT Dell Medical School

Coming soon: UT Dell Medical School will open a new outpatient facility within Austin’s burgeoning medical district in 2017, a key part of its mission to rethink how people get and stay healthy.

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Sacred Heart Builds New Children's Hospital In Florida

May 4, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

A goundbreaking was held for the new Studer Family Children’s Hospital, which will be built on the existing campus of Sacred Heart Health System's Children's Hospital. 

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HERD Editors Named 2016 Changemakers

May 4, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

The Center for Health Design's annual award to recognize individuals or organizations that have changed the way healthcare facilities are designed and built this year goes to the cofounders and co-editors of the Health Environments Research & Design Journal. They'll be honored at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference in November. 

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All Is Well: Q+A With Tsoi/Kobus & Associates' Jocelyn Frederick

May 3, 2016     posted by Kristin D. Zeit

Tsoi/Kobus & Associates Principal Jocelyn Frederick discusses what "designing for wellness" means to her and how today's projects are embracing the concept.

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All Is Well: Making The Connection

May 3, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

Columbus Regional Health in Columbus, Ind., sought to bring its patients and local community offerings well beyond traditional medical care. The result is WellConnect, a facility that houses a number of services aimed at keeping people well, from yoga classes to primary care referrals. 

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Construction Now Complete At Guy's Cancer Centre

May 3, 2016     Posted by Shandi Matambanadzo, Associate Editor

The $233 million facility will now be fitted out in the final phase of the project to prepare for the official opening in fall. 

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McLaren Health Care Starts Expansion, Renovation Project At Port Huron Campus

May 3, 2016     Posted by Shandi Matambanadzo, Associate Editor
The project includes a new, 35,000-square-foot cancer center and a 165,000-square-foot, multistory patient tower, as well as renovations to the current hospital.
 
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Kaiser Permanente To Begin Construction On New Murrieta Medical Offices

May 3, 2016     Posted by Shandi Matambanadzo, Associate Editor

The new facility will provide increased access to services for the surrounding community and will bring things such as Thrive Path, a community garden, community meeting spaces, and room for a possible future farmers market.

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All Is Well: Q+A With Perkins+Will’s Sharon Woodworth

May 2, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The healthcare practice leader at Perkins+Will’s San Francisco office discusses the evolution of wellness and sustainable healthcare design, the need for outcome-based codes, and why we need to start think beyond buildings to create healthcare districts.

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Bulgaria’s Tokuda Hospital To Get New Owner

May 2, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

IHH Healthcare Berhad subsidiary to purchase the facility to boost its medical tourism business.

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Winston Medical Center Starts Rebuilding

May 2, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

A new 165,000-square-foot facility will replace the original medical center that was destroyed in a tornado in 2014.

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All Is Well: Measuring The Value Of Wellness Efforts

April 29, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

A healthcare design firm is developing a technology that will produce hard metrics for teams to present to clients to answer questions about the real value of wellness initiatives, an attempt to capture effectiveness and measure cost against benefit.

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All Is Well: Hospital Staff Step And Retreat

April 29, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

The Children’s Hospital Colorado South Campus features a glass stair tower for employee use, with striking views and areas for respite that inspire taking steps instead of waiting for the elevator.