Global Response: Students Tackle Real-World Issues With Isolution Unit Designs

February 2, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Last summer, Texas A&M University students devoted class time to designing solutions for a rapidly deployable, sustainable, modular isolation unit for Ebola and other communicable diseases.

The HCD 10: Paul Strohm, Architect

February 2, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
Paul Strohm, senior vice president and director of healthcare for HOK, is named The HCD 10 Architect for his work in 2014.

The 3rd Annual HCD 10 Winners Are...

February 2, 2015     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
Now in its third year, The HCD 10 awards for outstanding individual contributions to the healthcare design industry honor some well-known names and behind-the-scenes giants.

PHOTO TOUR: Scripps Critical Care Building

January 30, 2015     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas critical care building, completed in September 2014.

Tech Support At The Hospital? Morristown Medical Center Says “Why Not”

January 29, 2015    
The New Jersey-based facility opened a retail concept called HealtheConnect inside its lobby that's designed to help patients and families get answers about the latest health apps and hardware.

Designing More Efficient Critical Access Hospitals

January 28, 2015     John W. Andrews and Jeff S. Monzu
Critical access hospitals face a number of financial challenges not seen by larger urban counterparts, calling for creative design solutions that maximize operational efficiencies and rein in costs.

Renovating An Inpatient Unit One Room At A Time

January 26, 2015     Stephen Devon
Foregoing the traditional approach of shutting down an entire unit to complete patient room renovations, this project team realized that despite complications and increased construction costs, the best solution was to go one by one.

PHOTO TOUR: Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre, Harrogate District Hospital

January 23, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a visual walk through the new outpatient oncology center in Harrogate, England, opened in October 2014.

Access Control Systems Can Add Security and Improve Workflow In A Healthcare Setting

January 20, 2015     John Pierson, Carstens, Inc.

Extending the time caregivers can spend at the point-of-care results in better patient satisfaction and outcomes. But how do hospitals achieve that in today’s healthcare setting where security plays a critical role? Advances in technology and well-designed equipment can contribute to a healing environment by streamlining workflows.

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PHOTO TOUR: Chambers Center For Well Being

January 16, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a visual walk through the new holistic health and well-being center in Morristown, N.J., opened in August 2014.
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