MEP Design


WellStar Paulding Hospital Readies For April Opening In Georgia

March 21, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The fast-track construction project included a 295,700-square-foot hospital, MOB and parking deck.

Army Corps Of Engineers Comes To The Rescue At VA Medical Center

March 11, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The 249th Engineer Battalion steps in to provide temporary power during an electrical system upgrade at New York’s James J. Peters VA Medical Center.

Design Ideas For Hospital Ambulance Bays

March 6, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Using Lean thinking, one paramedic suggests solving the inherent design challenges of ambulance bays by assigning accountability to key stakeholders and following design and operational guidelines that will make these clean and functional work areas for all.

Minding The Ambulance Bay

February 13, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
They provide a vital portal into the ED but many ambulance bays also become dumping grounds for excess supplies and waste. The right layout and design can help overcome these issues but first you’ve got to identify who’s accountable for these areas.

Patients Determine The Value Of Healthcare Design

February 10, 2014     Bernita Beikmann
End customers define value. In healthcare, those customers are patients and their families. So when families demanded a feature during the construction of a new children's hospital that exposed the facility to risk, designers had to work to make sure they got it right for everyone.

Got Questions About LEED For Healthcare?

February 7, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
A panel of green building experts is coming to the Healthcare Design Academy, February 27-March 1 in Washington, D.C.—and they want to know what’s on your mind.

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.

CAMC-Teays Valley Welcomes New ICU

January 24, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The 10-bed ICU in Hurricane, W.Va., features private rooms, a nutrition-services station, isolation room, and two specially equipped dialysis rooms.

SickKids Research Institute’s Urban Experiment

January 23, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The Hospital for Sick Children overcomes the constraints of a high-rise tower and the siloed nature of research to create a flexible laboratory setting.

Take Five With Michael Lied

January 21, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The principal and director of healthcare with GBBN Architects discusses the top five trends and issues getting his attention right now.
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