Healthcare Building Ideas


Waiting Rooms: How To Design To Impress

April 15, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
No longer just a place for sitting or watching TV, today's waiting areas are an opportunity to make a good impression, put patients and guests at ease, and get a leg up on the competition.

NHS Names Four Possible Sites For New Hospital In U.K.

April 14, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The proposed $20 million facility in Aviemore, Scotland, would serve as a replacement hospital for two aging facilities.

Eye Physicians of Austin Redesigns Office

April 11, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The updated look features exposed steel, new lobby furnishings and artwork, and a clerestory structure.

Operations Commissioning: Putting New Healthcare Buildings To The Test

April 8, 2014     Kathy Reno and David Grazman
In the same way that commissioning ensures building systems were installed properly and will perform as expected, clinical operations commissioning assesses building workflows created by a new space to ensure staff is ready to accept patients in it.

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital Celebrates Grand Opening

April 3, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The $26 million facility in western Massachusetts has 53 beds and private rooms.

ACHA Honors Two Projects With Legacy Awards

March 21, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Griffin Hospital receive honors for projects that demonstrate superior planning and excellence in design performance over an extended period of time.

Cultural Context: Learning From Healthcare Design In Sweden

March 20, 2014     Mike Apple
Having the opportunity to compare and contrast healthcare planning and design in Sweden to that of the U.S., blogger Mike Apple identifies how the Swedish culture shapes the approaches taken there as well as how U.S. trends are mirrored.

Fundamentals Of Cancer Center Design: The Caregivers

March 19, 2014     Jason Schroer and Carol Kartje
In the second installment of a four-part series on the growing need for cancer treatment facilities and how to create a holistic approach to their planning and design, the roles of various caregivers is defined, providing insight on their work to create the most supportive environment.

Cockermouth Community Hospital Reopens In England

March 14, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The hospital and health center, which was flooded in 2009, has expanded services and a modern, flexible layout.

What Reform Means For Healthcare Construction

March 11, 2014     Jack Darnall
A lot’s been said about the effect that the Affordable Care Act will have on healthcare capital improvement projects. But does it really change the pressures that providers were under before implementation? Brasfield & Gorrie’s Jack Darnall weighs in.
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