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.
January 28, 2016 Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
A once-dead hospital construction project is revived 12 years later with a new owner and new name—Grandview Medical Center—bringing almost a million square feet of healthcare services to a prime location in Birmingham, Ala.