Smart, Sustainable Solutions at Any Scale

Smart, Sustainable Solutions at Any Scale

When it comes to sustainable design, the bigger the building, the bolder the goal in its scale. The larger the scale, the more important and influential it becomes when it’s achieved. LEED Design is now the healthcare norm and for good reason. Green practices can make a huge impact on the hospital’s efficiency and environmental footprint. […]

Kaiser Permanente Santa Monica’s Design Is Indicative of the Growing Market

Kaiser Permanente Santa Monica’s Design Is Indicative of the Growing Market

Kaiser Permanente’s Santa Monica Medical Office Building (Santa Monica, Calif.) is a seven-provider facility that features the “NextGeneration” (NextGen) design. This is Kaiser Permanente’s first clinic to open in Santa Monica and is indicative of the growing healthcare market. This clinic was identified to meet the needs of city residents and the community, giving them access […]

Patient Experience Steers Hospital Design Trends

Patient Experience Steers Hospital Design Trends

Everything from private rooms down to motorized shades and acoustic panels are elements of design that cater to patient comfort and recovery. When it comes to designing hospitals, the majority of the focus is understandably on the clinical side. Rebecca Donner, the founder, and owner of Inner Design Studio, a healthcare interior design firm, has […]

Ground Breaks On New Women’s Specialty Center In King Of Prussia, Pa.

Ground Breaks On New Women’s Specialty Center In King Of Prussia, Pa.

Main Line Health, in collaboration with Axia Women’s Health, has broken ground on a new Women’s Specialty Center in King of Prussia, Pa. The project, slated to open in fall 2019, will include a seven-story health center and a four-story parking garage. The $32 million, 94,000-square-foot facility will offer services such as breast health, digestive health, […]

Another Option for Private Practice Caregivers

Another Option for Private Practice Caregivers

Opening a private practice can come with high-costs, especially in real estate. The up-and-coming model allows caregivers to rent medical co-working space that is flexible and affordable. It’s an ideal solution for solo or part-time practitioners because it cuts what would be an enormous real estate leasing investment. A great example of this type of […]

Value-Based Care Continues to Reshape Healthcare Design

Value-Based Care Continues to Reshape Healthcare Design

Value-based care continues to reshape healthcare design principles and trends. Value-based care places more on outcomes and patient/caregiver experiences. That being said, it is even more vital to ensure an effective, patient-centered clinical environment that is conducive to the delivery of high-quality care. In a recent article published by HealthcareDesignMagazine.com, Kurt Forsthoefel made the following points […]

Milton District Hospital Expands to Accommodate Growing Population

Milton District Hospital Expands to Accommodate Growing Population

The town of Milton, Ontario, Canada, with a population of more than 100,000 people, experienced a period of rapid growth, including an influx of young and old with diverse religious and cultural backgrounds. The increase and changing diversity of its residents were important catalysts for the redevelopment and expansion of the Milton District Hospital. The project, […]