Blogs

What’s Left Behind

November 30, 2016     Debra Levin

Healthcare designers are in a unique position to create professional legacies that are far-reaching  

A New Administration Brings New Uncertainty

November 21, 2016     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Editor-in-Chief

The possibility of President-elect Trump repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act is reigniting the uncertainty that once existed regarding the legislation’s future. How will these unknowns affect capital projects going forward? Some industry leaders weigh in. 

All together Now

November 21, 2016     Tom Clark

Post-occupancy evaluations conducted on four different Patient-Centered Medical Home clinic designs yield insights into what works best.

New Approaches To Planning Emergency Departments

November 18, 2016     Christine Guzzo Vickery

Emergency departments must be designed to handle high-stress situations and run efficiently while answering the challenges that come with a diverse patient population, ranging from safety and security to behavioral health issues. Here are some ideas to get you started. 

HCD Expo Tour: Houston Methodist Hospital Outpatient Center

November 13, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Executive Editor

Lessons learned after the opening of the 1.6 million-square-foot outpatient center drove design improvements on four shell floors, which were on display during one of the facility tours at this year’s Healthcare Design Expo & Conference.

HCD Expo Tour: Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Building

November 13, 2016     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Editor-in-Chief

Collaboration and flexibility are hallmarks of the University of Texas MD Anderson’s Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Building for Personalized Cancer Care in Houston’s Texas Medical Center, one of several tours available to attendees of the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference. 

About Last (Election) Night

November 9, 2016     Manuel Hernandez

What the results of the Nov. 8 presidential election tell us about where healthcare—and healthcare design—is heading.

A Few Favorite Things

November 8, 2016     Joan Suchomel

Healthcare Design blogger shares her personal top 10 list of expo hall highlights (from booth tchotchkes to surprise reunions) ahead of the upcoming Healthcare Design Expo & Conference in Houston.  

Will Life Imitate Art In Ultra-Tech Hospitals?

October 26, 2016     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

The new TV show "Pure Genius"  has ideas about what the future of healthcare environments will look like. But those in the healthcare design field have the inside track.

Keeping Pace With Changes In Healthcare Design

October 20, 2016     Debra Levin
A recent exercise identified the top drivers for change in the healthcare design industry.
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