King's Mill Hospital, Sutton in Ashfield, UK. Rendering by GMJ.
Established: 1906

Staff: 350

Locations: New York; London; Paris; Moscow; Istanbul; Sheffield, U.K.; Miami; Washington, D.C.

Healthcare Markets: Acute Care, Alternative Medicine, Ambulatory Surgery, Behavioral/Mental Health, Education/Research, Long-Term Care, Outpatient Facilities, Sports Medicine

Services: Architecture, Conservation, Consulting, Green/Sustainable Design, Historic Preservation, Interior Design, Strategic Planning

Three Projects of Note:

New York-Presbyterian Hospital—Allen Pavilion, New Emergency Department [New York, NY] June 2005

North Shore/LIJ Center for Advanced Medicine [Lake Success, NY] December 2006

King's Mill Hospital [Sutton in Ashfield, UK] December 2010

Contact Information:

James F. Case, AIA

295 Lafayette St.

New York, NY 10012

Ph. (212) 343-5399 Fax: (212) 219-0488

E-mail: case.j@shca.com

Web: http://www.shca.com

Swanke Hayden Connell Architects has a dedicated healthcare design practice comprised of more than 65 healthcare design professionals. Our team has more than 50 years of experience with more than 100 healthcare facilities. With more than 450 repeat commissions, our work includes multicampus master planning, building modernizations, and design of new facilities. Projects range from 8,000-sq.-ft. renovations to entire medical center campuses totaling 8,000,000 square feet.

A unique strength is our ability to bring world-class interior and architectural design talent and expertise from our multidiscipline design firm to bear on our healthcare projects.

What do you think is a pressing issue/controversy today with healthcare design?

There are many important issues impacting the healthcare design field today. Changing technology, changing reimbursement and insurance profiles, improvements in infection control, new marketing strategies, evolving delivery methods, and changing demographics are just a few. The financing of how we meet these changing needs is the most pressing issue.