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.
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.
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.
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.