Facility Planning


Hitting The Mark In Sustainable Design

November 24, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Setting aggressive energy goals and efficiency standards is one thing; meeting them is another. Healthcare Design revisits some of the industry’s most notable green healthcare projects to find out what happened on their journey—and where they stand today.


4 Industry Factors Influencing Clinic Planning

November 19, 2015     Christine Guzzo Vickery

New programming needs in clinics are inspiring a modern approach to planning, with these four factors making the biggest bang. 


New Voice At The Design Table

November 18, 2015     Leslie Kipps

Hospitals looking to gain efficiencies through new building projects are adding continuous improvement specialists to their staffs to collaborate with design teams and deliver on that goal.


Short-Stay Recovery: Designing A New Experience At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

November 13, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The freestanding Josie Robertson Surgery Center going up in Manhattan is designed to get patients up and moving and on their way home with private recovery rooms and plenty of places to ambulate.


Breaking Down Silos In Academic Cancer Research

November 12, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

University of Texas MD Anderson brings an interdisciplinary approach to its new Zayed Building for Personalized Cancer Care.


FIRST LOOK: Children’s Hospital Michigan–Troy

November 10, 2015     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

See a sneak peek of Detroit Medical Center’s new Children’s Hospital Michigan–Troy, David K. Page Building, opening in February 2016. 


Lab Partners: Mayo Clinic And Delos Team Up On Well Living Lab

November 9, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The 7,500-square-foot research center in Rochester, Minn., will study the effects of indoor environments on health and well-being.


FIRST LOOK: The Center for BrainHealth’s Brain Performance Institute

November 3, 2015     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

See a sneak peek of The Center for BrainHealth’s Brain Performance Institute at The University of Texas at Dallas, opening in spring 2017. 


Coming Together To Improve Cancer Care

October 26, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

As cancer patient volumes continue to grow, health systems are investing in new or expanded facilities to bring comprehensive care services under one roof while giving patients a better sense of privacy, more choice, and holistic services.


New Orleans Hospitals Adapt And Overcome

October 7, 2015     Craig Guillot

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, two new hospitals are rising, with designs that respond to the inherent threats of the city’s geography.


Clinic Design’s Next Gold Standard

October 1, 2015     Christine Guzzo Vickery

Today’s clinic spaces must answer providers’ needs for care delivery today and provide the ability to turn that model upside down tomorrow.


State Of Mind In Behavioral Healthcare Design

September 25, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Behavioral healthcare design is making strides by incorporating the aesthetics and amenities of modern acute care facilities while maintaining the safety and comfort that patients require.


FIRST LOOK: ReadyMed Plus

September 21, 2015     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

See a sneak peek of ReadyMed Plus, a new walk-in medical facility and infusion suite in Worcester, Mass., opening in March 2016.


How To Engage Stakeholders In OR Design

September 9, 2015     Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Bringing users into the design process early is essential to create successful solutions for surgical spaces.


FIRST LOOK: Clarity Child Guidance Center

September 9, 2015     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

See a sneak peek of a new expansion to the San Antonio-based nonprofit children’s hospital specializing in behavioral health. 

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