Hospital Design Trends
At UC San Diego Medical Center, CallisonRTKL designed a teaching facility that offers medical simulation training. It includes several design elements that combat infection control, such rounded corners, stepped ceilings, and encased light fixtures for easier cleaning, as well as solid surfaces with chemically bonded seams to remove gaps and cracks. Photo: Brian Henniker
Caught off guard by COVID-19, healthcare systems take stock of the capacity and preparedness....
As soon as visitors step out of their car in the parking garage, the mobile wayfinding platform provides turn-by-turn, Blue Dot navigation through the entire campus. Photos: Gozio Health
Gozio Health uses a robot to roam hospital campuses to capture data and create detailed maps of...read more
A look at milieu based on desired level of activation and socialization.
It’s time to take a closer look at the collection of therapeutic settings known as milieu.
Heart failure clinics, like the one that just opened at Beaumont Hospital in Michigan, are helping to reduce fatalities causes by heart disease. Images: HED
An example of this building trend recently opened at Beaumont Hospital near Ann Arbor, Mich.
The Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital, built by Robins & Morton for Navicent Health. The five-story addition to The Medical Center of Macon, Ga., includes a new emergency center, imaging suites, a new pediatric unit, and a new 66-bed NICU and CCU. Photo: Tom Harris
These buildings perform functions like a medical practitioner. This and more healthcare sector tr...read more
For our design for an ErinoakKids treatment center, we needed to include a staircase that incorporated a large landing, since kids with mobility issues require a space to rest. So, we came up with a treehouse concept, which can be seen at the top left of this image. Photo courtesy Stantec
Standard building requirements don’t have to be boring. Here’s how you can inject whimsical touch...read more
Merely pursuing a high “visit per room per day” metric may drive up other resource needs and, in...read more
Efficient supply chains enable companies to be more competitive in the marketplace.
While we have not fully turned the corner on healthcare reform and in particular healthcare payme...read more
Don Knabe Wellness Center and Plaza at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, Calif. The integrated team of McCarthy, Taylor Design, and SmithGroupJJR led the 12,000-sf wellness center construction project. Photo courtesy McCarthy
Turner, McCarthy, and Skanska top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest healthcare sect...read more
King Khalid Medical City, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. AECOM is providing a range of services for this $1.2 billion development, including master planning, architecture, interior design, MEP/civil and structural engineering, cost consultancy, and medical equipment planning. Rendering courtesy AECOM
WSP, AECOM, and KJWW top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest healthcare sector engine...read more
Baptist Health Cancer Institute, designed by ZGF Architects. Photo: Halkin Mason Photography
HDR, HKS, and Perkins+Will top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest healthcare sector...read more
The new East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville. A glass-enclosed “light court” with steel replicas of fauna and butterflies provides a colorful distraction for patients and families visiting the hospital. Photo: Denise Retallack
A recently published report by Shepley Bulfinch presents pediatric healthcare environments as “in...read more
Our current political drama has made our healthcare clients view the future of their business env...read more
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The Pavilion broke ground on May 3.
As UF Health North demonstrates, developer-driven projects can achieve the same high quality healing environments and design aesthetics as provider-driven projects.
When entering a new market, the financial risk can be magnified to the point that the investment...read more
While it’s been building a new 4,500-sf emergency department, Grove Hill (Ala.) Memorial Hospital has continued to offer emergency medical services via MED-1, a mobile hospital unit provided by Carolina HealthCare Systems. The seven-month installation is the longest a MED-1 has been deployed in the field and one of the first where its infrastructure—water, electricity, etc.—has been set up as if the mobile unit were a permanent structure. Photo: Brian Hale courtesy of Robins & Morton.
The MED-1 Mobile Hospital Unit serves as a lower-cost solution during construction of new ED....
Clinical staff at the Mercy Virtual Care Center, Chesterfield, Mo., check in with a remote patient. As of May, the center was serving 80 patients. Photo courtesy of Mercy.
Mercy’s new high-tech medical center equips its medical professionals to deliver care at the beds...read more
A roll-up emergency department, next-gen telemedicine center, and biophilic cooling pods are amon...read more
Advanced technology provides insight into the actions necessary to cut costs, but it's the people...read more
Hybrid operating room. Photo: Pfree2014/Wikimedia Commons
"Surgical Suites: Emerging Approaches to Planning and Design" offers solutions for collaboration...read more
Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center. Photo: Christopher Lance/Creative Commons.
Efficient ED operations result in shorter wait times, quicker diagnosis and care plans, maximum u...read more
Marc Berson, Vice Chairman of RWJ Barnabas Health, addresses the audience at a recent symposium on how healthcare systems can manage excess assets at a time of industry consolidation and higher demand for providing services closer to communities. Image: Rutgers Business|Center for Real Estate
As service providers position themselves closer to their communities, they are looking for ways t...read more
Entrance to the Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Photo: Jeff Dahl/Wikimedia Commons
The century-old, Beaux Arts architecture-inspired hospital will transform into a mixed-use develo...read more
Image courtesy OUE Skyspace LA
The glass slide, part of a $50 million renovation project, will stretch 45 feet along the exterio...read more
Christ Hospital's Mt. Auburn, Ohio, campus brings orthopedic and spine care under one roof in a building whose design emphasizes daylighting and wellness. The Building Team on this Center, which opened last fall, included Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (architect, interior designer, SE and CE, enviromental graphics, and LEED consultant), Fosdick & Hilmer (MEP), Champlin Architecture (local architect), THP (local SE), Kleingers (Local CE), Office of James Burnett (landscape), Messer Construction (construction management). Image: @Tom Rossiter/Courtesy SOM
The opening coincides with agreements that make this center a preferred provider for several empl...read more
Model: Centerbrook Architects & Planners
Mayo teams up with Delos to bring hard science to EBD research.
Photos and plans courtesy Copley Wolff Design Group
A Boston-area hospital takes the healing garden to the next level.
Floor plan: Shepley Bulfinch
ED scheme allows staff to isolate unruly patients and visitors in a secure area.