Healthcare Facilities | Mar 22, 2015

New Joplin, Mo., hospital built to tornado-resistant standards

The new hospital features a window and frame system that can protect patients from winds of up to 250 mph. 

Healthcare Facilities | SmithGroup Feb 17, 2015

10 healthcare trends worth sharing

The rise of the medical home model of care and ongoing Lean value stream improvement are among the top healthcare industry trends.

Healthcare Facilities | Feb 11, 2015

Primer: Using 'parallel estimating' to pinpoint costs on healthcare construction projects

As pressure increases to understand capital cost prior to the first spade touching dirt, more healthcare owners are turning to advanced estimating processes, like parallel estimating, to improve understanding of exposure, writes CBRE Healthcare's Andrew Sumner.

Healthcare Facilities | Feb 1, 2015

7 new factors shaping hospital emergency departments

A new generation of highly efficient emergency care facilities is upping the ante on patient care and convenience while helping to reposition hospital systems within their local markets.

Healthcare Facilities | Jan 30, 2015

Mega medical complex opens in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood

The new UCSF Medical Center is actually three hospitals in one.

| Jeff Alexander Jan 8, 2015

Healthcare facilities promoting wellness from the inside out

The healthcare industry is in the midst of a shift to a wellness model of care, and the built environment plays an important role in that. This is driving new design elements in healthcare facilities—from the inside out. 

| Dec 30, 2014

The future of healthcare facilities: new products, changing delivery models, and strategic relationships

Healthcare continues to shift toward Madison Avenue and Silicon Valley as it revamps business practices to focus on consumerism and efficiency, writes CBRE Healthcare's Patrick Duke.

| Dec 29, 2014

HDR and Hill International to turn three floors of a jail into a modern, secure healthcare center [BD+C's 2014 Great Solutions Report]

By bringing healthcare services in house, Dallas County Jail will greatly minimize the security risk and added cost of transferring ill or injured prisoners to a nearby hospital. The project was named a 2014 Great Solution by the editors of Building Design+Construction.

| Dec 29, 2014

New mobile unit takes the worry out of equipment sterilization during healthcare construction [BD+C's 2014 Great Solutions Report]

Infection control, a constant worry for hospital administrators and clinical staffs, is heightened when the hospital is undergoing a major construction project. Mobile Sterilization Solutions, a mobile sterile-processing department, is designed to simplify the task. The technology was named a 2014 Great Solution by the editors of Building Design+Construction.

| Dec 29, 2014

HealthSpot station merges personalized healthcare with videoconferencing [BD+C's 2014 Great Solutions Report]

The HealthSpot station is an 8x5-foot, ADA-compliant mobile kiosk that lets patients access a network of board-certified physicians through interactive videoconferencing and medical devices. It was named a 2014 Great Solution by the editors of Building Design+Construction.


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