Integrating Project Planning to Benefit Every Endeavor

Posted by Noah Tolson on Dec 02, 2015

We’ve all heard it: "Failing to plan is planning to fail." It becomes difficult when we’re not sure what to plan for, but we can’t allow the fear of the unknown to prevent us from heeding Mr...


Topics: planning

Implementing Continuous Improvement on a daily basis at Array

Posted by Jonathan Bykowski on Apr 24, 2014

In an effort to improve communication and efficiency amongst our designers, and to ensure that our team is happy with the work they are doing, a daily “huddle” has been implemented.The design.....READ MORE

Topics: planning, architecture, team, communication, design, lean, healthcare design, CI, Jonathan Bykowski, teamwork, continuous improvement

pro•gram•ming noun \-miŋ\

Posted by Noah Tolson on Apr 03, 2014

The thorough and systematic evaluation of the interrelated values, goals, facts and needs of a client’s organization, facility users and the surrounding community. A well-conceived program leads..


Topics: planning, future state mapping, architecture, visioning, healthcare design, ACA, mock-ups, building information modeling, programming software, continuous improvement, advisory services, hospital design, Noah Tolson, array architects

How to Navigate the Changing Healthcare Real Estate Market

Posted by Noah Tolson on Mar 04, 2014

Featured in Healthcare Global, October 2014

While the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has garnered a lot of attention, there are significant trends associated with its implementation.....READ MORE

Topics: developer, planning, real estate, medical office building, architecture, healthcare design, ACA, Affordable care act, architects, continuous improvement, healthcare, hospital design, Noah Tolson

When a Chair Becomes a Toilet: Why the People Are More Important Than the Mock-up

Posted by Jonathan Bykowski on Feb 10, 2014

Published by Healthcare Construction + Operations, January 15, 2014

Mock-ups can provide an undeniable value to teams designing new health care spaces.Repetitive project elements are excellent.....READ MORE

Topics: planning, architecture, design, healthcare design, mock-ups, Jonathan Bykowski, continuous improvement, advisory services, hospital design

Top 10 Considerations When Renovating Patient Towers

Posted by Adrian Hagerty on Jan 17, 2014

Published in Medical Construction & Design, January 2014

The many benefits of caring for patients within a private room have been proven for decades.

Often, the benefits may be clear, but the...


Topics: planning, architecture, lean, healthcare design, renovation, patient environment, continuous improvement, healthcare, hospital design

Ambulatory Healthcare Real Estate Strategies

Posted by Adrian Hagerty on Sep 25, 2013

By Adrian Hagerty, AIA, LEED AP (printed in Medical Construction & Design, September 2013)

“Location, Location, Location.” For years, real estate moguls have uttered this phrase to express the most.....READ MORE

Topics: planning, MOB, architecture, ambulatory care, healthcare design, ACA, hagerty, location, continuous improvement, hospital design

A Salutogenic Approach to Designing Behavioral Health Facilities

Posted by Jon Sell on Sep 23, 2013

Salutogenesis is a term coined by Aaron Antonovsky, a professor of medical sociology and is derived from a mix of Greek and Latin that roughly translates to “health origins” and describes an.....READ MORE

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

Client-focused Design

Posted by Jennifer O'Donnell on Jun 27, 2013

As healthcare architects, we work closely with providers to help support their mission of delivering excellent, patient-centered care. With HCAHPS scores impacting reimbursement, hospitals are...


Topics: planning, approach, healthcare design, continuous improvement, client, healthcare, advisory services, hospital design

Trends in Development of Medical Office Buildings

Posted by Guest Contributor on Jun 04, 2013

Published by Healthcare Global, December 2013. The delivery of healthcare is evolving due to healthcare reform initiatives based on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Nowhere is that more apparent.....READ MORE

Topics: design trends, planning, MOB, medical office building, architecture, healthcare design, ACA, Affordable care act, continuous improvement, healthcare, advisory services, hospital design, Shane Williams, array architects

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