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West Park Healthcare Centre Expanding On Ontario Campus

September 19, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The center and Infrastructure Ontario have issued a RFQ for the 720,000-square-foot building.

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FIRST LOOK: University of Vermont Medical Center’s Robert E. and Holly D. Miller Building

August 18, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

See a sneak peek of the medical center’s new inpatient bed building scheduled for completion in 2019.

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Healthcare’s Water Conversation Efforts Have Ripple Effect

July 13, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

In light of rising water and sewage rates, changing regulations, and the increasing occurrence of extreme weather conditions, healthcare facilities are exploring new ways to reduce their water consumption.

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Lasting Impression: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

June 9, 2016     Angela Mazzi

The 2016 Legacy Project Award winner illustrates design principles that have helped the facility adapt as needs have changed while becoming a good neighbor to the community.

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PHOTO TOUR: Queen Elizabeth University Hospital And Royal Hospital For Children

May 20, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Take a visual walk through two new facilities and a healthcare campus in Glasgow, Scotland, opened in July 2015.

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All Is Well: Q+A With Perkins+Will’s Sharon Woodworth

May 2, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

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.

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All Is Well: Healthcare Design Learning Lab

April 27, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

As the healthcare industry continues to explore what the concept of wellness means in approaches to care delivery, partners in planning, design, and construction will have to do the same. Need help navigating the field? Here are a few resources to guide the way. 

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MUHC’s Glen Hospital Earns LEED Gold Certification

February 26, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

As part of the Canada Green Building Council’s new construction certification program, the project focused on strategic procurement of materials with recycled content and energy- and water-saving design features.

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Reducing Visual Overload In The ED

February 25, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Cleveland Clinic takes a disciplined approach to materials selection and room organization to create an uncluttered setting for its emergency department in northeast Ohio.

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Alder Hey's Park Place

January 26, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The children’s hospital in Liverpool, England, integrates a trio of buildings into its scenic setting to maximize clinic space and bring patients and staff as close to nature as possible.

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Top Glass Manufacturing Executive Discusses Latest Trends for Architectural and Specialty Glass

December 22, 2015     Adam Armstrong

Dynamic glass installations and architectural wall placements in healthcare have lent designers greater flexibility to creatively use light, and create visually stunning environments conducive to healing.  Listen to President of McGrory Glass, Chris McGrory, as he discusses top trends in glass installations for a variety of spaces, sustainability within healthcare, and why McGrory Glass is commonly specified on projects.

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Master Class: Gail Vittori

December 11, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

This is the final installment in our interview series with past recipients of Healthcare Design’s professional awards programs, featuring a Q+A with Gail Vittori, the co-director at the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems.

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Master Class: Blair L. Sadler

December 10, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

This is the 11th installment in our interview series with past recipients of Healthcare Design’s professional awards programs, featuring a Q+A with architect Blair L. Sadler, senior fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Check back daily for more installments.

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Master Class: Robin Guenther

December 7, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

This is the sixth installment in our interview series with past recipients of Healthcare Design’s professional awards programs, featuring a Q+A with Robin Guenther, a principal and global sustainable healthcare leader at Perkins+Will. Check back daily for more installments.

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Master Class: Lyn Geboy

December 4, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

This is the fifth installment in our interview series with past recipients of Healthcare Design’s professional awards programs, featuring a Q+A with Lyn Geboy, a principal at Cygnet Innovations Group. Check back daily for more installments.

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