Setting aggressive energy goals and efficiency standards is one thing; meeting them is another. Healthcare Design revisits some of the industry’s most notable green healthcare projects to find out what happened on their journey—and where they stand today.
As hospitals continue to look for more efficient and sustainable ways to operate their buildings, new strategies are required. Speakers at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference review some of the active, passive, and renewable systems worth considering and how they can impact building design and bottom lines.
November 16, 2015 Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
By identifying the unspoken or latent needs of patients, a healthcare organization and its built environment can be designed to best answer the human side of healthcare—even in an organization as big as the Mayo Clinic. Some lessons from the provider’s innovation center were shared during the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference.
During a facility tour at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference, the project team discussed its efforts to create a new campus experience using a modern materials palette, flexible design solutions, and time-saving modular building components.
Whether reduced cost, speed to market, risk mitigation, or ownership control is the objective, there’s a delivery method out there that’s right for your next healthcare construction project. Find the pros and cons of all the options detailed here.
Answering the needs of an underserved community that’s grown exponentially in size in recent decades, Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton is also the first new hospital to turn its lights on in the state in 20 years.
As cancer patient volumes continue to grow, health systems are investing in new or expanded facilities to bring comprehensive care services under one roof while giving patients a better sense of privacy, more choice, and holistic services.
As the latest breakthrough in delivering radiation for cancer treatment, carbon-ion therapy is gaining popularity worldwide and inching toward more adoption in the U.S., calling for designs that support the highly complex—and expensive—technology
October 22, 2015 By Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
With a culture of Lean already adopted, Akron Children’s Hospital leaders decided to mesh the approach with integrated project delivery to reap the rewards of both in the construction of the provider’s new Kay Jewelers Pavilion.