Healthcare Reform


Expanding The Conversation On Population-Based Care

November 16, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Searching for a way to better serve vulnerable patients, speakers at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference share the idea of a population-based patient unit and how it can improve outcomes and continuums of care.


Emerging Outpatient Concepts You Should Know About

November 15, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

A speaker at that Healthcare Design Expo & Conference discusses the need for post-discharge clinics and adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer centers, the appropriate design strategies, and how each can help operators reduce readmission rates.


3 Lessons In Designing For Autism

November 15, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Speakers at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference discussed some of the specific spatial design considerations for this patient population and how they addressed them in the design of The Center for Autism and the Developing Brain at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.


The Retailing Of Healthcare

November 10, 2015     Robin Donovan

Smaller, branded healthcare facilities and the explosion of retail on healthcare campuses are revolutionizing modern healthcare design—in ways you may not have considered yet.


What Can Healthcare Learn From Harley-Davidson?

October 15, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The opening keynote speaker for the 2015 Healthcare Design Expo & Conference in November shares how the lessons he learned turning around the motor company can apply to healthcare and why industry leaders must employ new approaches and design tools to stay competitive and attract new customers.


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.


Teaming Up For Wellness

August 28, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany brings together three organizations under one roof with the mission to improve the health of its Ohio community.


Take 5 With Erica Steenstra

August 26, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The director of environments with Taylor Design discusses the top five trends and issues getting her attention right now.


Driving Performance At Scott & White Clinic Rock Prairie

August 26, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Scott & White Healthcare focused on new departmental synergies and Lean principles to design a clinic that’s able to flex for future needs.


Four Generations Of Master Planning On The James

August 20, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The new 1 million-square-foot James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute underwent scope, site, and planning direction changes on its way to becoming one of the largest comprehensive cancer centers in the nation.


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.


In His Own Words: The HCD 10’s Paul Strohm

May 7, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
This is the fifth installment of our HCD 10 podcast series, featuring an interview with HOK’s Paul Strohm, this year’s architect. Check back each week for more installments.

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.

Survey: Healthcare Sector Slow To Embrace Senior Care

March 26, 2015     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

A recent survey of senior living communities points to the inevitability of increased partnerships with healthcare providers. While both sides stand to benefit, healthcare has been slow to act. Here's one explanation for why--and one way to get started before it's too late.


Healthcare Design Innovation Requires Leap Of Faith

March 23, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
The state of healthcare today calls for new built environment solutions, but adoption can be slow in an industry that’s more comfortable relying on tried-and-true approaches. Healthcare Design’s Innovation Survey sheds light on the state of innovation in healthcare design today and what challenges must be overcome to move us all forward.
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