Healthcare Design Alert

03 Aug Healthcare Design Alert

Little Things: Designing For Labor, Delivery, And Beyond

Healthcare Design

Expectant mothers brought something unexpected to healthcare providers last year: more bundles of joy. It was the first time since the onset of the …

 

Designing A Water-Wise Hospital

Healthier, Happy Lives Blog – Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

Our new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford expansion … gallons of water per staffed bed per day, according to Healthcare Design magazine.

 

David Adjaye Designs Rwandan Children’s Cancer Hospital

Building Design

The Gahanga International Children’s Cancer Hospital will be built on a 4ha plot just south of the capital, Kigali, but will serve the wider Great Lakes …

 

Hospital’s Cancer Center Fosters Optimism In Patients

Greenfield Daily Reporter

The doors at Hancock Regional Hospital’s new cancer center opened to the public last … State-of-the-art equipment coupled with a brighter, more open design help cancer patients feel more optimistic about their diagnosis, no matter …

 

Accelerating The Design Process For Cancer Treatment Centers

PR Newswire (press release)

MANCHESTER, N.H., July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Linear accelerators used to treat patients with cancer are incredibly intricate machines, requiring ..

 

New Surgery Center Expands Northfield Hospital & Clinics’ Possibilities

Southernminn.com

Ehn said planning for the new Surgery Center has been ongoing for more than a year. Therefore, he said, dollars have been put aside for the time …

 

5 Gorgeous Hospitals That Show How Good Design Can Improve Patients’ Lives

Co.Exist

“In the past, the design of healthcare facilities was focused more on supporting the patient care team than the actual patient,” says Scott Habjan, …

 

NICU Simulation Lab Sees Continuous Improvement – Healthcare Design Magazine

Healthcare Design

The Institute for Patient-Centered Design’s 2013 design competition set out to advance neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) environments, and results …

 

The Way We Design Health Care Projects Is Changing In A Big Way

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)

Many of us who have designed health care facilities for a long time have incorporated user group design sessions as a basis for receiving input and …

 

Colossus Of Care: New Parkland Hospital

Healthcare Design

… and you design the building within that framework,” says Hank Adams, design manager for the project and director of healthcare for HDR (Dallas).

 

DIY Surgery: The Future Of Medicine? | Co.Design | Business + Design

Co.Design

“America has the most advanced healthcare industry in the world, but there is this growing group of middle-class U.S. citizens who have no access to it …

 

Ambulatory Center Construction Soars – Hospitals & Health Networks

Hospitals & Health Networks

When Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, began … L. Heeley, executive director of design and construction at the cancer center.

 

Hospitals Tap Patients And Families To Help Plan Facilities – USA Today

USA TODAY

NASHVILLE — Amy Buesing spent much of her career as a hospital … to pull fresh, possibly critical, voices into the planning of its hospitals — both in …

 

Charity Care Requirements Scrutinized As Part Of Hospital Deregulation Talks

Richmond Times-Dispatch

When the state more than a decade ago started looking at hospital deregulation, the health-planning agencies were scaled back and state funding …

 

10 Questions With… Jason Harper

Interior Design

JH: When I started in healthcare design, I needed to learn so much. There really is a body of knowledge unique to this type of design. My first boss …

 

Medical Association Questions Government Decisions On Healthcare …

MaltaToday

It also calls into question the sustainability of medical tourism in Malta, saying that only centres offering the most cutting-edge technology and …

 

Children’s Hospital Constructs ‘Cardboard City’ To Design New Clinical Building – Business – The …

Boston Globe

Children’s Hospital constructs ‘cardboard city’ to design new clinical building. Mock-ups of key facilities are helping hospital see the plans for an …

 

A Fresh Look At Pediatric Oncology, Behavioral Health Spaces

Healthcare Design

Each year the Institute for Patient-Centered Design challenges designers, … A 2013 research paper published by The Center for Health Design …