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Tag Archives: Hospital
Are Patient Rooms Important?
Well-designed patient bedrooms are key to efficient, well-run hospitals that fulfill their missions of healing patients. Although patient rooms are not integral to procedures, and they don’t require specialized, complicated equipment, their importance cannot be downplayed. …read more
Posted in General Tagged facilities, Health Care, healthcare, Hospital, hospital design, hospitals, inpatient, patient care, patients
Hospitals Constructing Luxury Patient Rooms
The latest trend in hospital design, according to The New York Times, is luxury suites intended to lure wealthy patients. Hospitals such as Mount Sinai Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell have added hotel-like rooms to ensure a comfortable hospital visit. …read more
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Is Health Insurance Worth It?
Recently, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear the case against the Obama Health Care Reform. Concerned citizens have brought their complaints to the highest court. In its decision, the Court will determine the constitutionality of the proposed health care laws. …read more
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Improving Existing Healthcare Facilities
We are introducing new and desperately needed facilities to maturing populaces in India, The Middle East, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia. What is being done to improve the existing conditions? …read more
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This Aint Your Daddy’s Healthcare
This morning, I overheard a gentleman sharing a story with a fellow commuter. It was the anniversary of his brother’s death. …read more
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It’s Not Easy Being Green – I THINK NOT!
One of the industry buzzwords for the 21st Century is, “Green.” Want to sound cool, forward-thinking, and ahead of the times? Tell your client you specialize in “green” architecture. …read more
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US Healthcare Reform – The Great Unknown
The much ballyhooed healthcare reform has the potential to affect the way hospitals are built and developed. Hospital administrators want to anticipate healthcare trends and build accordingly, but trends are difficult to anticipate in a changing political climate. …read more
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