Trends in Technology


Guest Services: A New Approach

July 3, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
As loved ones take on a larger role in the caregiving process, healthcare facilities are rethinking family and visitor spaces to provide a variety of spaces for them to work, play, or simply get away.

Healthcare Innovators Video Series

April 18, 2014     Adam Armstrong
The Healthcare Innvoators Video Series, brought to you by Steelcase Health, 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.

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.

Designing Healthcare Spaces For IT Systems Integration

March 11, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
Impact Advisors’ Carl Fleming shares how design and information technology must come together to support high-tech healthcare delivery.

How To Design A ‘Smart’ Hospital

March 10, 2014     Evan Weremeychik
To support care delivery today and tomorrow, technology integration must be a major piece of any new facility project. A new endocrinology center in the works offers insight into the art of creating a technologically advanced hospital.

Owner’s POV: Richard Molseed, Avera Health

March 4, 2014     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
The executive vice president of Avera Health in Sioux Falls, S.D., offers his perspective on how the built environment must change in today’s healthcare climate, and how his hospitals and clinics are trying to walk the walk.

4 Healthcare Market Trends To Watch

January 23, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
The unknowns surrounding healthcare reform are becoming clearer in 2014. And of several trends beginning to surface, four particularly impact the healthcare design space.

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.

Take Five With Robin Guenther

January 3, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The principal with Perkins+Will discusses the top five trends and issues getting her attention right now.

Take Five With Andrew Quirk

December 23, 2013     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The senior vice president and national director of Skanska’s Healthcare Center of Excellence discusses the top five trends and issues getting his attention right now.

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.

Sheikh Khalifa Project Brings Specialty Care to UAE

November 13, 2013     Margie Monin Dombrowski
Opening in 2014, Sheikh Khalifa Specialist Hospital will offer residents in the northern United Arab Emirates specialty services within a facility that follows an American model of care and international building standards.

Kaiser Permanente Puts Its Template To The Test In Oregon

November 1, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The owner adapts its template approach to fit a site that's half the size of its normal campus while adding some new design elements at the Westside Medical Center.

Lighting Trends In Healthcare Design

October 21, 2013     Vilma Barr
The fast-expanding use of LEDs in the past decade has posed challenges for lighting design specialists to specify systems for hospitals that are sometimes several years from completion.

Ambulatory Care Centers Make Their Move

October 3, 2013     Sara O. Marberry
Clinics, physician practices, and urgent care centers are filling up the boards of designers across the country as the shift toward ambulatory care begins to take hold.
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