Unifying and Improving a Health System – Protect the Client

Posted by Guest Contributor on Sep 12, 2016

In an effort to provide a full spectrum of health services to each of its communities, Mercy Health System identified Behavioral Health as a priority service line for improvement. As mentioned in...


Topics: behavioral health, cost reduction strategies, bulk purchasing

Unifying and Improving a Health System – Bulk Purchasing

Posted by Guest Contributor on Mar 11, 2015

In September 2013, Mercy Health contracted Danis Building Construction Company to provide construction management for five behavioral health projects. Array Architects served as the design team,...


Topics: behavioral health, bulk purchasing

Revisions to the 2014 Guidelines for Psychiatric Hospitals

Posted by Joe Doherty on Dec 08, 2014

Several changes to the 2014 FGI Guidelines affect the physical space for behavior health spaces in stand-alone centers and in-hospital behavioral health units.

Section 2.5–2.2 General Psychiatric...


Topics: behavioral health, facilities guidelines institute, guidelines

Simple and Elegant Solutions for Behavioral Healthcare

Posted by Joe Doherty on Sep 09, 2014

Featured in Behavioral Healthcare, July 2014.

The design solutions for behavioral health facilities often requires unique innovations for common problems faced by caregivers on a daily basis. The.....READ MORE

Topics: behavioral health, antiligature

Northwell Health Zucker Hillside Behavioral Health Video Series

Posted by Jon Sell on Jan 10, 2014

Array collaborated closely with clinicians on the design of the new Zucker Hillside Hospital, opened in January 2013. The spatial organization supports each patient’s clinical, emotional and.....READ MORE

Topics: zucker, architecture, ebd, evidence based design, behavioral health, healthcare design, interior design, behavioral healthcare, architects, interior architecture, continuous improvement, healthcare, hospital design

Creating flexibility and Durability for Behavioral Health

Posted by Jon Sell on Dec 13, 2013

Published in Behavioral Healthcare, December 2013

For healthcare facility designers, flexibility has become a driving demand.Healthcare leaders find it hard to predict, with the coming changes in.....READ MORE

Topics: architecture, behavioral health, interior design, continuous improvement, healthcare, hospital design, Healing Environment

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