Construction Management


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.


Delivering Results: A Breakdown Of Healthcare Construction Delivery Methods

November 9, 2015     Charles H. Griffin

Whether reduced cost, speed to market, risk mitigation, or ownership control is the objective, there’s a delivery method out there that’s right for your next healthcare construction project. Find the pros and cons of all the options detailed here. 


Take 5 With Patrick E. Duke

October 9, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The managing director at CBRE | Healthcare discusses the top five trends and issues getting his attention right now.


Union Village: Introducing A First

September 22, 2015     Ed Miller and Danny Boh

The team behind the in-progress Union Village in Nevada kicks off a series of blogs providing insight on challenges encountered and lessons learned while planning this first-of-its-kind health village, starting with how the IPD team was selected. 


Bright Ideas At Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children

September 2, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

A new patient tower at the children’s hospital stands out for its colorful façade, almond-shaped buildings, and cost-saving solutions, earning it an Award of Merit in the 2015 Healthcare Design Showcase.


At Bat: Nurses Step Up To Design Plate

August 27, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

What’s the value of the clinician’s point of view in the planning and design of healthcare facilities? Two industry leaders talk about how nurses’ role has changed in the last decade and how they’re helping them get more involved.


Rewriting The Playbook: James Cancer Hospital

August 17, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

After planning and designing the new 19-story James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, leadership decided to add a second-floor radiation oncology unit—and that’s just one of the mid-project game-changers undertaken during this $750 million project.


The IPD Contract: What It Covers And Why It Matters

August 4, 2015     Andrew Quirk

Tenets of integrated project delivery (IPD) have been applied to healthcare construction projects large and small for years, but using a formal IPD contract isn’t nearly as common. Tying firms to the project in a shared-risk model stands to improve teamwork and provides a framework for carrying out a project successfully.


From The Ground Up: New Parkland Hospital

July 22, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor

Construction of the New Parkland Hospital in Dallas was a feat unto itself, with a four-party joint venture behind it. From early integration of project team members to prefabrication of building components to figuring out how exactly to build a 60-foot cantilever—and then build on top of it—team leaders share how they brought the project's 2.1 million square feet to life. 


Houston Methodist Begins Construction On 378-Bed Tower

July 13, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The project in the Texas Medical Center includes ICU beds, new heart and neurosurgery operating rooms, and a dedicated cardiology floor.


Finding The Way With Master Planning

May 1, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
A tale of two healthcare campuses and the master plans identified to position the owners to achieve their short-term and long-range goals provide a glimpse into the challenges—and solutions—of master planning in the 21st century.

Building Smart In Healthcare

April 7, 2015     Jason Seaburg
New technologies are optimizing healthcare construction sites, helping teams rein in costs and speed up schedules.

In His Own Words: The HCD 10’s Sean Gouvin

March 24, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
This is the second installment of our HCD 10 podcast series, featuring an interview with Baystate Health’s Sean Gouvin, this year’s facility manager winner. Check back each week for more installments.

Take 5 With Paul Braun

March 3, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The principal at Gresham, Smith and Partners discusses the top five trends and issues getting his attention right now.

The HCD 10: Sam Moses, Building Professional

February 11, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
Sam Moses, a superintendent at Balfour Beatty Construction, is named The HCD 10 Building Professional for his work in 2014.
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