Posts Tagged ‘Healthcare-Facilities’

Healthcare Project Receives IFMA Boston Award Of Excellence 2013

Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, a member of Steward Health Care, has been recognized by IFMA for Best Practice in... ...Read More...

The Louis & Peaches Owen Heart Hospital (LPOHH), located on the campus of Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, TX, opened for patient care in December 2012. (Photos: courtesy of WHR Architects; ©Aker Imaging, Houston, TX)

Hospital Case Study: Healthy Focus

The design of a new heart hospital in Tyler, TX zeroes in on operations that support patient care. From the May 2013 issue.... ...Read More...

The largest and most recently completed facility on the Department of Veterans Affairs campus in Biloxi, MS, the clinical addition was designed with the architectural character of existing buildings in mind.

Government Case Study: Stand Firm

In Biloxi, MS, a consolidation project for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs nears completion. From the April 2013... ...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: TPS Bed Detection from CEDES

Visitors and employees in healthcare facilities often wait for elevators only to see that a patient bed is occupying the space. Bedbound patients need something else too —... ...Read More...

Advanced Energy Design Guidance Offered For Large Hospitals

The book was developed by a committee representing a diverse group of energy professionals drawn from ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the United States Green Building Council... ...Read More...

New Report Examines How Environmental Design Impacts Falls In Patient Rooms

Report provides additional evidence-based design resource tool; fills knowledge gap and helps to inform facility professionals in the healthcare... ...Read More...

With proper planning and knowledge of existing facility infrastructure, facility managers can maximize the reach and effectiveness of a security system. (Photo: Jupiterimages)

Services & Maintenance: Integrating Security Needs

When specifying this facility system, managers can leverage existing... ...Read More...

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New Report Finds Identifying Key Facility Design Requirements For Patient Safety

A three-year grant received has been awarded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for further development of patient safety research and... ...Read More...

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Hospital Case Study: Comfort Level

The design of the new Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital supports its healthcare mission by soothing patients and their families in a new freestanding... ...Read More...

Survey Points To Efficiency Hurdles In Healthcare Facilities

Three primary issues are linked in the minds of facilities professionals, and a change in behavior and more education are needed in order to change these perceptions.... ...Read More...