Leadership Strategies


Owner’s POV: Gary Constantino, Catholic Health System

March 13, 2014     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
The corporate director for Catholic Health System’s office of facility planning, design, construction, and property management (Buffalo, N.Y.) expands on how Catholic Health designs its facilities to best address the system’s biggest service priorities.

HCD Academy: “Exciting Time For Healthcare”

March 7, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Speakers at the Healthcare Design Academy in Washington, D.C., discussed the changing landscape of healthcare delivery and the opportunities for design in that future.

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.

Helping Hospital CEOs Sleep At Night

March 5, 2014     Debra Levin
How design interventions can solve the challenges that continue to stay top-of-mind for healthcare’s c-suite.

Healthcare Innovators Video Series

February 28, 2014     Adam Armstrong
The Healthcare Innvoators Video Series, brought to you by Nurture, is a three-part video series bringing together healthcare leaders to discuss their thoughts on the future of the industry, care practices, technologies, and how collaboration in each of these areas will ultimately drive better outcomes. In part one of the Healthcare Innovators Video Series, healthcare leaders discuss what an emphasis on outcomes, versus pay-for-service, means to them.

The New Guidelines Are (Almost) Here

February 28, 2014     Sara O. Marberry
This year rings in the latest installment of the Facility Guidelines Institute’s Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities, which includes plenty of updates from the 2010 edition.

PHOTO TOUR: Fontana Medical Center

February 28, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through Kaiser Permanente’s Fontana Medical Center in Fontana, Calif., opened in May 2013.

Facility Owners Share Top Concerns In Serving Patients, Staff

February 27, 2014     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
As patient, industry, and regulatory demands heat up, hospital administrators are juggling increasingly urgent priorities. What role does the built environment play? A panel of owners weighs in.

Take Five With Lance Carlson

February 26, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The principal and director of strategies with Taylor discusses the top five trends and issues getting his attention right now.

Take Five With Charles Griffin

February 11, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
WHR’s senior principal and studio leader and the 2014 president of the Academy of Architecture for Health of the American Institute of Architects discusses the top five trends and issues getting his attention right now.
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