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Hospital, Trauma Center Project Set To Begin In Philippines

November 11, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The prototype Ospital Pacifica de Juan and Juana Angara will be prefabricated and repeatable for other rural regions with similar health and trauma care needs.

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Kaiser Permanente Takes Another Step Toward Carbon Net Positive Goal

November 11, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The healthcare organization will purchase 110 megawatts of green energy from the newly opened Blythe Solar Energy Center.

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Designing For The Next Wave

November 2, 2016     Susan Kreimer

As metro Orlando’s population swells, Florida Hospital has debuted a new tertiary facility offering services for women of all ages, from general wellness to maternity and specialty care.

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FGI Opens Up Public Comment Period For 2018 Draft Guidelines

October 3, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The deadline to comment on the proposed revisions and updates is December 12.

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Building A Better Inpatient Unit

September 14, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

These units have to do a lot of heavy lifting in today’s hospital environment, calling for designers to rethink existing models to better facilitate team-based care, streamline operations, and provide future flexibility.

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Union Village: Applying BIM/3-D Integrated Workflow

August 31, 2016     Danny Boh

In order to balance both time spent on design and construction, the team behind the new UHS Henderson Hospital, part of the in-progress Union Village health village project in Henderson, Nev., decided to overlap the two thanks to the use of technology. 

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FIRST LOOK: University of Vermont Medical Center’s Robert E. and Holly D. Miller Building

August 18, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

See a sneak peek of the medical center’s new inpatient bed building scheduled for completion in 2019.

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Showcase 2016: Josie Robertson Surgery Center, MSK Cancer Center, New York

August 4, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The ambulatory surgery center goes vertical on a tight urban site and employs a neutral color palette to create a sophisticated healthcare setting for New Yorkers.

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Showcase 2016: University Medical Center New Orleans, New Orleans

August 2, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

This new community hospital is at home in The Big Easy with resiliency features and custom touches, including graphics and artwork, designed to honor its New Orleans heritage.

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Class Act: University of California San Diego Health System Outpatient Pavilion

July 26, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The new 154,000-square-foot building will be a hub for outpatient services, including ambulatory surgery, radiology, and specialty clinics.

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Union Village: Conditions Of Satisfaction

July 13, 2016     Matt Carroll

A healthcare project’s conditions of satisfaction set the ultimate goal for work by defining success. The UHS Henderson Hospital project, part of the in-progress Union Village health village in Henderson, Nev., provides an example of the conditions that were identified for the new hospital as well as how team members will measure them. 

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Healthcare’s Water Conversation Efforts Have Ripple Effect

July 13, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

In light of rising water and sewage rates, changing regulations, and the increasing occurrence of extreme weather conditions, healthcare facilities are exploring new ways to reduce their water consumption.

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Class Act: University Of Minnesota Health Clinics And Surgery Center

July 12, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

This academic medical center, opened February 2016, in Minneapolis, features a host of new approaches to operations and layout that were inspired by other markets, including retail and airports.

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Trend Report: Academic Medical Centers

June 23, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

These forward-thinking organizations are expanding into new markets, exploring new clinical layouts, and adapting to new teaching methods to stay poised for innovation and future success.

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PHOTO TOUR: Western Digital DRIVE Wellness Center

June 15, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Take a visual walk through the wellness facility in Irvine, Calif., opened in July 2015.

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