Prof-designed hospital voted 8th most beautiful in United States

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Featured Artists and Inspirations | No Comments
Prof-designed hospital voted 8th most beautiful in United States

The photos and information below came from Arch One – College of Architecture. The original post may be seen here. A patient-centered design at Christus St. Michael Hospital in Texarkana, Texas earned the 20-year old hospital the 8th slot in a ranking of the most beautiful hospitals in the United States. The hospital was designed […]

Article Highlight: Think Global, Design Mobile

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Featured Artists and Inspirations | No Comments
Article Highlight: Think Global, Design Mobile

The featured article below was first published in Healthcare Design Magazine. It was edited by Anne, DiNardo. It may be seen here. Summary: A winning clinic design inspires ideas on how to deliver healthcare, education, and community to the globe’s hardest-to-reach populations. Last summer, Building Trust International, a Brighton, England-based nonprofit that uses design to address global […]

A Work of Art: Harlem Hospital – New York, New York

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
A Work of Art: Harlem Hospital – New York, New York

Hospital designers take on new objectives when the hospital owner’s goal is to be the gateway to the community. When designers and architects approach new projects with a holistic mentality, they know that the environment plays a considerable role in the healing process.  Environments filled with natural light, meaningful art and warm decor have proved to […]

Case Study: Design-build Saves Hospital Owners Time and Money

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Featured Artists and Inspirations | No Comments
Case Study: Design-build Saves Hospital Owners Time and Money

The information below is an excerpt from a case study published by HealthcareDesignMagazine.com. It was written by Paul Taylor. All known credits are provided. To see the post in its entirety and it’s original form, click here. Design–build is defined as a method in which the design and construction services are contracted by a single […]

New Replacement Hospital Strives to Advance Patient Safety and Outcomes

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Featured Artists and Inspirations | No Comments
New Replacement Hospital Strives to Advance Patient Safety and Outcomes

The article below comes from BSALifeStructors.com. The design blog is by: BSA LifeStructures in the News.  All photos and links came from the original source and may be seen here.  Southern Illinois has a brand new full-service hospital that will offer advanced care and improved patient safety to the region. The 382,000 square foot Good Samaritan […]

First Impressions and Patient Experience

First Impressions and Patient Experience

Studies have shown that a patience first impression will affect their overall healthcare experience. What does a patient see when they first walk in to the hospital? Arnold Melnick, DO, who has written on many aspects of medical communication states the following about waiting rooms: “Patients often form their first impression of a medical practice […]

Designed to Control Infection

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Designed to Control Infection

There is growing concern about building materials and hazardous chemicals, and their effect on hospital occupants and workers. Because of that,  new products and materials have been brought to the marketplace that help hospitals control infection. Healthcare Designers are using these products and materials as part of their LEED for Healthcare (LEED-HC) designs.  A recent […]