Innovations

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Mercy Health Goes Bold And Beautiful

July 16, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Faced with a challenging site, the design team behind the new Mercy Health West hospital in Cincinnati maximized the location to create innovative design solutions—inside and out.
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Reinventing The Simulation Center OR

May 16, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center partners with the Department of Defense to explore design possibilities in trauma care by building a simulation operating room with moving walls and flexible ceiling grids.
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Camp Pendleton Replacement Hospital Mirrors Military Traditions

April 25, 2014     Sara O. Marberry
Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton, completed in November 2013, reflects the ideals of the patients it serves and raises the bar for military healthcare facility design.
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ACHA Honors Two Projects With Legacy Awards

March 21, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Griffin Hospital receive honors for projects that demonstrate superior planning and excellence in design performance over an extended period of time.
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Weighing The Options For Data Center Projects

March 18, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
Healthcare has been transformed by technology, from care delivery to electronic health records, and requires the ability to support the systems in place and store the data captured. With a variety of options available for data center projects, it's important to assess the pros and cons of each.
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Putting Copper-Infused Products To The Test

February 4, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Sentara Healthcare tests the efficacy of antimicrobial surfaces and linens at its new 129-bed tower with the promise to share its findings with the industry.
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The HCD 10: Carlos Gonzalez, Construction/Building Executive

February 3, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
Carlos Gonzalez, project director for Clark/McCarthy, A Joint Venture, is named The HCD 10 Construction/Building Executive for his work in 2013.
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The HCD 10: Sheila Bosch, Researcher

January 31, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Sheila Bosch, director of research for Gresham, Smith and Partners, is named The HCD 10 Researcher for her work in 2013.
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The Next Chapter Of Modular Construction

January 6, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
Upticks in the use of prefabrication and modularization over the past three years didn’t quite meet expectations, but that doesn’t mean the approach is going anywhere, especially as healthcare continues to offer an ideal market for growth.
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Modular Construction Delivers Flexibility To Healthcare

January 6, 2014     Barbara Horwitz-Bennett
Breaking out beyond smaller healthcare projects, modular construction is being sought out for its speed to market, quality control, and efficiency.
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MOBs: From The Ground Up

December 24, 2013     Barbara Horwitz-Bennett
Medical office buildings are filling a major need for healthcare providers—and adding specific challenges for architects and builders.
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Mandating BIM At Northwestern Memorial Hospital

December 13, 2013     By Shrimant Jaruhar
To alleviate challenges often encountered during design and construction of new buildings at Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the organization adopted a BIM initiative to be used for all projects going forward.
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Take Five With Bob McCleskey

December 4, 2013     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The CEO of Sellen Construction discusses the top five trends and issues getting his attention right now.
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Back To Life At Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

November 25, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital extends its healing mission to remediate a brownfield site on Boston's waterfront and build a resilient new hospital
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High-Tech Vs. Passive: How To Choose The Right Design Solution For Your Healthcare Facility

November 25, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital illustrates how the right design choice isn't always the one based on technology. Sometimes it's as easy as opening the windows to hear the "birds and the boats."
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