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Facility design can have small impacts - like reducing a child's pain by 10%. It can also have sweeping effects like improving community health by reducing emissions and serving as a shelter during natural disasters. Find out which US hospitals have made a large positive change in recent years.
The most successful strategies to eradicate the high cost of new projects are usually found in improving operations and creating highly efficient and adaptable shared facilities. This is easier said than done. Bob Gesing, the Principal/Healthcare Planner at Trinity Health Group, spoke about keeping operations lean at last year's event.
Past speaker Mark Henderson, AIA, EVP, Healthcare at Gresham, Smith & Partners, examines the innovative floorplans of three hospitals in Shanghai, Dubai, and Seoul, and delves into 10 global health trends in his past presentation.
Ever wonder what the biggest construction projects in the US are and how much the project is worth? Construction IQ and Reed Construction Data has compiled all stats for 2014. Download the PDF to see the biggest project on the board and in production.
Two obstacles to great design exist in today's hopsitals, according to Barry S. Rabner, MPHA and President, CEO & Trustee of Princeton HealthCare System. The first is a lack of appreciation for how design decisions impact economic and clinical drivers. The second obstacle is that CEOs often delegate oversight to others who may not understand the organization's long-term values and strategies.
In 2003, Princeton HealthCare System completed a strategic plan that called for the replacement of its 220-bed acute care hospital, University Medical Center at Princeton. The New Jersey banking community has been a key partner to its success in the intervening years.
Past speakers James Vermeulen, Co-CEO, and Melissa Chabot, LEED AP, Project Manager, both of Vermeulens, discuss the Macro Economic impacts on Construction Volume and Cost, present trends in median trade costs from January 2009 – Current, and forecast future costs & provide recommendations on project procurement in this past presentation.
In a dream world, the ideal healthcare facility would not stand as a dominant icon in the community; it would be felt more than seen. Mark Henderson, Executive Vice President, Healthcare at Gresham, Smith & Partners, says facilities should be integrated into the community through other buildings and spaces yet be a highly intelligent space through interaction and intuition, immediately embracing and engaging the inhabitants through a variety of experiences providing functional, emotional and healing support.
What are the most effective strategies to take a facility to the next level? Joe Powell, Executive Director at Academy for Healthcare Infrastructure - National Institute of Building Sciences, says all healthcare systems contain a complex admixture of critical performance improvement strategies, but can be reduced into three 1.) Improvement of the care delivery model, 2.) Improvement of usiness and financial performance, and 3.) Improvement of the physical assets required to properly support the other two camps.
Past speakers from the 3rd Next Generation Healthcare Summit East developed this in-depth presentation on lighting covering sustainability, resilience, safety, financial implications, case studies, and more! Contributors: David S. Burson, AIA, NCARB Sr. Project Manager at Partners HealthCare Karen Lee, LC, LEED AP BD C Head of Applications Marketing at OSRAM Sylvania Paul Mustone President/Committee Chairman and Founder of Reflex Lighting Group/Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Health Care Facilities Susannah Zweighaft, IALD, IES, LEED® AP, CLEP, LC Partner at AKF Lighting Design
It was a model room - meant for one patient only with a foldout sofa, outdoor views and a novel drug dispensary. What happened when patients stayed here? They required 30 percent less pain medication and had a hastened recovery and rehabilitation.
Download Construction IQ's Nationwide Hospital Construction Cost that compares cost for facilities across the United States. Get all of the facts in one download, information provided by Reed Construction Data.
The biggest firms and projects on the board for 2014 all compiled in one place. Download the full PDF for the top projects and firms handling those accounts. Facts provided by Reed Construction Data.
Designing for pediatric facilities takes special thought and consideration. Quentin Elliot, Director of Healthcare Design at Moody Nolan, shares his thoughts on key elements for pediatric ambulatory care spaces, including designing positive distractions to improve the experience and using color and images to appeal to kids from newborn to their twenties.
Q&As with AECOM's Sheila Cahnman and WHR Architects' Kyle Basilius, two industry experts who spoke at a past Next Generation Healthcare Facilities Summit.
Henry Chao provides a perspective of history and new disruptions, an outline for upgrades to new operating systems and a vision of what a broader and deeper healthcare landscape in this past presentation. He also touches on how this relates to a new and more meaningful role for healthcare architecture and architects.
Henry Chao, Design Principal of the Global Healthcare Practice at HOK, shares his insights on building modern, flexible healthcare facilities. He also touches on the impressive New James Cancer Center at Ohio State University and how to limit costs without sacrificing patient experience. After the interview, we've also included articles and videos that Henry has contributed to.
Quentin Elliot, Director of Healthcare Design at Moody Nolan, shares his thoughts on key elements for pediatric ambulatory care spaces...
Ron Rendina and Hamilton Espinosa shared the results of DPR Construction's "Future of Healthcare Study." The study results highlight potential emerging changes in the healthcare construction market. Th presentation also includes a discussion of DPR's UHS Temecula Valley Hospital project.
The pure intention of a lean approach to anything is to improve processes by eliminating waste and that expending resources for any goal that does not add value to the end customer is waste. In this interview, Construction IQ speaks to Bernita Beikmann, AIA, Associate Principal, HKS and Jennie Evans, RN,BS. LEED AP, HKS about how lean management can be used to reach maximum efficiency in health facility design and construction.
Christine Chadwick, Global Strategy Officer and National Healthcare Lead, AECOM, Canada, was co-author of this article that appeared in Issue 2 of Arab Health Magazine. The story highlights the role of medical equipment in patient experience and features some great projects that AECOM is working on.
Scott Reed, Principal & Healthcare Market Leader, NBBJ, shared this highly visual presentation focused on projects in AK, AZ, MA and WA and how design can help keep patients happy, while delivering great service in a beautiful setting.
In this exclusive interview with Ken Schwarz, Principal, and Geography Market Sector Leader at AECOM, Ken touches on why flexibility is so important as well as how he managed to transform a 100-year-old hospital into a modern healthcare campus.
Shanghai is a showcase for China's emergence onto the world stage as a thriving, modern economic power. With a landmark-quality design that thoughtfully blends Chinese and Western concepts without healthcare, the city's newest medical facility, Huashan Hospital, will be a symbol of the country's advancements.
This presentation was the background for a panel discussion that included experts from Baylor Scott & White, Duke Realty and Vanderbilt University Hospital. The presentation focuses on the various changes impacted the industry including regulations, demographics and expectations.
The latest developments and advancements in BIM and retrofitting for hospitals are discussed in these interviews.
Featuring Hank Adams, Vice President / Healthcare Principal, HDR Architecture - This article explores various trends and innovations being utilized within health facilities to meet the demands of the future. From and architectural perspective we learn what it means to be innovative with regards to health facilities.
Sheila Cahnman, Vice President of the Healthcare Market Sector at AECOM shares some valuable insight at Next Generation Healthcare Facilities Summit. IQPC sat with our expert speaker to talk about what factors to consider when enhancing patient satisfaction.
Other articles can be found on her blog: http://www.patient-experience.org/Home.aspx
Other articles can be found on her blog: http://www.patient-experience.org/Home.aspx