End customers define value. In healthcare, those customers are patients and their families. So when families demanded a feature during the construction of a new children's hospital that exposed the facility to risk, designers had to work to make sure they got it right for everyone.
As the new director of healthcare at HKS Inc., Jeff Stouffer shares his perspective on the future of architecture.
A look inside three healthcare systems that are making sustainability work, both for themselves and the community, and how design plays a role in the process.
The demands on healthcare facilities are always changing, but as institutions prepare for the coming years, they'll face tremendous challenges.
Lean design isn’t simply a new trend; it’s a new way of thinking—one that involves rethinking everything you do as an organization, in order to create better outcomes for patients, staff, and your hospital’s bottom line.
Projects at Children's Medical Center Dallas and Children's of Alabama yielded plenty of lessons on what to do, and not do, when it comes to Lean facility planning.