A healthcare project’s conditions of satisfaction set the ultimate goal for work by defining success. The UHS Henderson Hospital project, part of the in-progress Union Village health village in Henderson, Nev., provides an example of the conditions that were identified for the new hospital as well as how team members will measure them.
The healthcare practice leader at Perkins+Will’s San Francisco office discusses the evolution of wellness and sustainable healthcare design, the need for outcome-based codes, and why we need to start think beyond buildings to create healthcare districts.
As the IPD team behind the massive, in-progress Union Village health village in Henderson, Nev., proceeds with the project, one of its architects sheds light on ways the local community is being involved in the design and construction process and the rewards that come from making the effort.
Freestanding emergency departments are growing in popularity as providers find opportunity in a less costly and more convenient care option that expands reach and helps drive hospital volume. Planning and design considerations for this new project type are explored in an article from the AIA-AAH.