The Orlando VA Medical Center in Orlando, Fla., one of the facility tours at Healthcare Design Conference 2013, incorporates the words "For Those Who Served" into the design. The center aims to serve as a "working medical monument."
A recent online collaborative game gathered input from around the world, hoping to find and extract the best new ideas for improving healthcare design in the future.
There is a quiet optimism in the healthcare design industry about the future, but what are some of the challenges and questions still hovering on the sidelines?
The design industry is in a unique position to have a significant and positive impact on adverse events in the pre-design phase of a healthcare building project by ensuring that safety concerns are addressed.
The message of using the built environment as a tool for social progress to improve the health and lives of everyone in the community continues to develop.
St. Elizabeth’s flexible “no-wait” emergency and surgery departments were developed by focusing on important metrics and emphasizing patient-centered care.
The Adelante Healthcare Community Center is seeking to transform the way healthcare is delivered to an often ignored, low income population.
More and more hospitals are responding to a population that’s increasingly tech savvy and an industry that has advanced by leaps and bounds.
A new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate will provide funds to allow nonprofits to retrofit their buildings to be more energy efficient. It still has a long way to go but it would be a welcome helping hand for cash-strapped hospitals.
The old Prentice Women’s Hospital in Chicago has been marked for demolition to make way for biomedical research, but a groundswell of voices, including leading architects, is calling for the building to be preserved for future generations.