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Reform Update: Fewer inpatients means design changes for hospitals
Andis Robeznieks | October 06, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Declining hospital admissions, brought on by the increasing prevalence of high-deductible plans as well as other reform-linked factors, are leading to changes in the design and construction of healthcare facilities.
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Citation: University of Arizona Medical Center, Behavioral Health Pavilion and Crisis Response Center
Andis Robeznieks | September 06, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Awards judge James Bicak cited the University of Arizona Medical Center's new facilities as an example of a design that fits aesthetically into its desert environment with its look and use of materials.
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Award of Excellence: Chris O'Brien Lifehouse
Andis Robeznieks | September 06, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Dr. Chris O'Brien was the founder of the Sydney Head and Neck Cancer Institute. He died in June 2009 from a brain tumor, but not before using his experience to develop a 96-bed integrated cancer-treatment center, where outpatient care, clinical trials, research, education, complementary therapies...
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Honorable Mention: Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
Andis Robeznieks | September 06, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The nearby Ohio River was used as a pattern and organizing element for the flowing design of the Owensboro (Ky.) Health Regional Hospital, which Design Awards judge James Bicak described as an “iconic experience.”
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Citation: Bridgepoint Active Healthcare
Andis Robeznieks | September 06, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Patients treated at the 10-story Bridgepoint Active Healthcare facility in Toronto typically stay for about three months.
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Award of Excellence: Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Andis Robeznieks | September 06, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Just after it opened in April 2013, the new Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital was put to the test when 32 survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing received treatment there.
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Citation: Nueva Expansión Hospital Observatorio
Andis Robeznieks | September 06, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Nueva Expansión Hospital Observatorio is an extension of the 200-bed American British Cowdray Hospital and ABC Cancer Center on the organization's Observatorio campus in Mexico City.
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Let evidence drive healthcare design
Mark Haney | August 09, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
For more than 50 years, we provided excellent care for our patients at a 34-bed hospital in Paulding County, Ga., 25 miles outside Atlanta, but the facility was not designed for today's technology.
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Ill. hospital plans $53 million upgrade for operating rooms
Andrew L. Wang, Crain's Chicago Business | July 22, 2014
Rush-Copley Medical Center plans to expand and modernize its operating rooms, a move the Aurora hospital says is needed to stay ahead of the area's growing population.
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Loma Linda University Health unveils $1.2B capital plan
Bob Herman | July 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Loma Linda (Calif.) University Health has launched a $1.2 billion capital plan, which by the year 2020 will rebuild two facilities, and create a new research center and a new wellness facility.
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