The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center's $800 million William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital is set to open Dec. 6, sporting a flexible approach to design that provides space for research, education and, of course, patient care while incorporating new technology as well.
Designers of new hospitals want to make them look more like luxury hotels. But that can be a challenge as heightened concerns about protecting staff and patients from physical violence force designers to build in more security features.
HealthSouth Corp., a Birmingham, Ala.-based operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, reported a 7.6% decrease in net income in the third quarter as it incurred startup costs associated with new facilities.
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.
Citation: University of Arizona Medical Center, Behavioral Health Pavilion and Crisis Response Center
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.
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...
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.”
Patients treated at the 10-story Bridgepoint Active Healthcare facility in Toronto typically stay for about three months.
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.
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.
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.
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.