Healthcare Development Magazine Articles
Our goal should be to create a simple message around the returns of sustainable
All players in the medical tourism industry are searching for ways to attract more
Sustainable healthcare development works not only for fighting global warming,
Health information technology (HIT) manages the information surrounding patient
Culture is an embedded mindset. To change a culture, it must be developed
Recently, the City of Chicago launched a program to help the city prepare for
Hospitals face growing operational challenges as they balance the delivery of
Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s (NMH) commitment to sustainability has
In today’s market, healthcare providers are struggling to find reliable, low-cost
Hospital international programs are developed for one basic reason: to increase
The costs of healthcare are rising, so how do hospitals, businesses and medical
Canada has plans in the works to build a hospital aimed mainly at medical
During the spring of 2006, residents of Rice Lake, Minnesota noticed computer
Greening Technology and Medical Equipment: Research for a Greener Future
Each country in the world is struggling with their own initiatives and learning
Ratcliff, the architecture, interiors and planning firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is engaged in a pro-bono effort to bring medical planning and construction to hard hit Haiti.
Roofing is a hot topic in the world of hospital design and management – quite literally.
Healthcare’s Dual Demands Fiscal Responsibility and Quality Care
The United States has been a leader in Sustainable Healthcare and Green Healthcare.
When Dr. Olajire Idowu, a pediatric surgeon at Children’s Hospital of Oakland, California,
As an investment into continual sustainability in VA hospitals,
We have all heard about the challenges facing the healthcare world going forward. Labor shortages for doctors,
As the primary healthcare provider in San Diego County, Sharp Healthcare is not only setting
New Rady Children’s Hospital Acute Care Pavilion Becomes First Critical Care Hospital in California to Blend Both Mandates
San Diego County parents with children who require critical care now have available to them a pediatric hospital facility unlike any other in the country
These three famous words from the Hippocratic Oath are among the most powerful tenets of modern medicine.
The Military Health System (MHS) within the Department of Defense is producing large scale hospitals that serve as industry precedents for sustainability.
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is an established leader in promoting sustainability in the built environment.
Therapeutic gardens have been in use for thousands of years to help restore the health of those suffering from various ailments.
Building designers are faced with a multitude of design trends and functions that change very rapidly
2010 was a very tough year for healthcare development and sustainability. With the global economic recession being felt around the world,
The industry of medical equipment was founded with the goal of developing efficient products to human health,
It’s a great day when the message comes back, “You passed the board exam!” It’s even greater if it says your score is 99 percent and you are the highest in the state.
Kaiser Permanente's Los Angeles Medical Center campus, which spans five city blocks along Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood,
Two local healthcare organizations dedicated to serving a vast constituency in the Baltimore area, including indigent and low income communities,
This article compares three established technologies used for over 20 years in the healthcare environment,
Advanced medical technologies and best-in-class care partners are integral to any healthcare facility’s success;
Zero waste concepts have become more common now, than ever. Zero waste commercial kitchen’s challenge our everyday thought of what sustainability is and how we achieve it.
Ayurveda, originated in India, is a holistic healthcare approach that primarily uses medicinal herbs for preparation of medicines and various other therapeutic
How do you choose between environmentally friendly construction, economically friendly construction,
With healthcare costs on the rise, hospital sustainability is more important than ever. While the term “sustainability” can be interpreted in many ways, we define it as anything of, relating to,
The healthcare industry may not have initially been on the “cutting edge” of sustainable design.
October 14, 2010 West Palm Beach, FL: Developments in the burgeoning field of healthcare development and sustainable healthcare
As we slowly emerge from what some have called the Great Recession, most forms of medical real estate have weathered the storm in relatively good shape.
Biopolymer Development: Plastics Derived from Plant Sources Offer New Alternatives in Interior Protection Products
For decades, the use of rigid vinyl has been one of the primary material choices for healthcare facilities looking to protect and maintain the walls,
Al Mafraq Hospital is a state-of-the-art healthcare facility that promotes sustainability and wellness as an integral part of the healing environment.
Healthcare developers and facility owners worldwide are leading the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) movement in the design and
Patients first” is a frequently heard mantra these days. People working in healthcare are expected to demonstrate compassionate
Building designers are faced with a multitude of design trends and functions that change very rapidly, especially in the world of healthcare facilities.
Designing facilities with an aesthetic continuity not only creates a unified appearance, but also a branding identity for the owner
Due to the increasing age in the amount of baby boomers, the healthcare construction industry is expanding.
The team of Swinerton Builders, HMC Architects and Stahl Companies is on track to deliver to their client a 136 bed LEED certified bed tower.
A replacement facility by definition is just that. If one expects to execute a flawless transition,
People do not live their lives to maximize the length. They live to enjoy quality time even at the expense of longevity.
It shouldn't be much of a surprise that leaders at your hospital may be thinking about going green. First, there's all of that au courant media coverage.
Healthcare as an industry has a significant environmental footprint. In the United States, healthcare accounts for roughly 18 percent of the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) and hospitals spend $6.
The argument over the existence of global warming is endless and the division between the opposing opinions is extreme,
The Wellesley Central Place, a division of the Drs. Paul and John Rekai Centre, is unlike any other long-term care home in Toronto.
I think this picture says a lot. What do you see? The glass half full, or half empty? Some of you see an empty room, I see only lost opportunity.
With every new building development there is an opportunity to make it better than developments in the past; to make it more cost effective, more efficient and more sustainable.
Creating a Triple Bottom Line in Your Medical Group for Social, Economic, and Environmental Sustainability
“First, Do No Harm” is the Hippocratic Oath embraced by physicians. As a core value of health care, this oath serves as a solid foundation for physicians to pursue excellent service, evidence based medicine, and quality outcomes.
“Relaxing” and “approachable” are not usually the first words to describe a hospital, but Methodist West Hospital looks nothing like a hospital.
The sustainable operation of hospitals and other health care buildings requires as a priority assuring that the HVAC system is working as intended in the areas of ventilation and moisture management performance.
The nature of hospital design is one of constant change and many of these revolutionary modern hospitals in the Asia Pacific have been extensively altered or demolished to make way for new ideas and practices within hospitals.
Sustainability may be the holy grail of healthcare design, but many interiors fall well short of green objectives when built conventionally.
Here are some ideas as to what you, as a healthcare administrator, doctor, nurse, technician, pharmacist, nutritionist, physiotherapist, cleaner can do in your clinic / hospital, to make it sustainable.
The Sustainable Healthcare & Hospital Development Conference is the first international healthcare conference focused on healthcare executives,
Mention a local and sustainable food program to most chefs and food service operators and you might see a glazed look in their eyes.
While in the waiting room at a clinic, hospital, or dental center, children and parents may experience stress, anxiety,
What is important in creating artwork for healthcare institutions? What kinds of glass art work is best in hospitals and why?
Of the myriad of issues and concerns involved in the design, construction, and operation of hospitals and healthcare facilities,
So your organization hasn’t begun its sustainable journey? Improved community health, patient care outcomes,
As manufacturers, construction managers, even software companies move toward “cutting the fat” and overall streamlining their respective processes;
Faced with aging populations, rising incidence of chronic pathologies, and shrinking budgets, national healthcare systems
Chemicals in our environment have been a concern for many years. Images of leaking drums, oil spills, and smoke stacks,
Human health and environmental health are deeply and inextricably linked where Human health requires environmental health.
It is hard to believe a program that started just over ten years ago could expand as rapidly as the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and
Sustainable Healthcare, Green Healthcare, Healthcare Development and Hospital Development is one of the fastest growing industries