Hitting The Mark In Sustainable Design

November 24, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Setting aggressive energy goals and efficiency standards is one thing; meeting them is another. Healthcare Design revisits some of the industry’s most notable green healthcare projects to find out what happened on their journey—and where they stand today.


PHOTO TOUR: St. Louis Children’s Hospital Specialty Care Center

November 20, 2015     posted by Kristin D. Zeit

Take a visual walk through the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Specialty Care Center, opened in June 2015.


FIRST LOOK: University of Kentucky Collaborative Research Center

November 19, 2015     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

See a sneak peek of the University of Kentucky’s new $265 million Research Center Two, scheduled for completion in summer 2018. 


New Voice At The Design Table

November 18, 2015     Leslie Kipps

Hospitals looking to gain efficiencies through new building projects are adding continuous improvement specialists to their staffs to collaborate with design teams and deliver on that goal.


Getting To Net Zero

November 17, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

As hospitals continue to look for more efficient and sustainable ways to operate their buildings, new strategies are required. Speakers at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference review some of the active, passive, and renewable systems worth considering and how they can impact building design and bottom lines.


Expanding The Conversation On Population-Based Care

November 16, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Searching for a way to better serve vulnerable patients, speakers at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference share the idea of a population-based patient unit and how it can improve outcomes and continuums of care.


Using Service Design To Understand, Improve Patient Experience

November 16, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor

By identifying the unspoken or latent needs of patients, a healthcare organization and its built environment can be designed to best answer the human side of healthcare—even in an organization as big as the Mayo Clinic. Some lessons from the provider’s innovation center were shared during the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference. 


Roger Ulrich: “It’s Past Time” For New EBD Literature Review

November 16, 2015     Kristin D. Zeit

The Center for Health Design’s Changemaker Award winner Roger Ulrich addresses the crowd during the 2015 Healthcare Design Expo & Conference.


Avoiding Common Pitfalls In Leased Healthcare Spaces

November 16, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor

As hospitals and health systems continue to add community-based locations within office buildings and shopping centers, figuring out exactly how to make the leasing process work despite the complexities of healthcare requires keeping some tactics in mind. 


Emerging Outpatient Concepts You Should Know About

November 15, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

A speaker at that Healthcare Design Expo & Conference discusses the need for post-discharge clinics and adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer centers, the appropriate design strategies, and how each can help operators reduce readmission rates.

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