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Converting a Medical/Surgery Unit to Suit Behavioral Health Standards

Posted by Jon Sell on Jan 20, 2017

This blog was featured in MC+D's December 2018 E-Newsletter. Read that version here. 

As part of a multi-site Behavioral Health Initiative (BHI) for Mercy Health, Array converted a shuttered.....READ MORE

Topics: Patient Environment, case study, Behavioral Health Design

Home is Where the Art is: Incorporating Art in Healthcare Facilities

Posted by Guest Contributor on Aug 07, 2015

Relaxing. Soothing. Welcoming. These words are more often used to describe an ideal home than they are a hospital. However, when you are tasked with designing a long-term healthcare facility, with...

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Topics: Art and Healthcare, Patient Environment, Healing Environment

Ambulatory Care Centers - Digestive Health

Posted by Lisa Lipschutz on Jun 23, 2015

A result of reform, research and technology, the healthcare industry is rapidly changing, with the common goal to improve population health. While individual choices, corporate behavior and...

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Topics: communication, Ambulatory Care, Pediatrics, Patient Environment, Population Health Management

Top 10 Considerations When Renovating Patient Towers

Posted by Guest Contributor 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...

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Topics: Planning, Architecture, Lean, Healthcare Design, renovation, Patient Environment, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare

ACA Reform: Patients have Higher Expectations for Healthcare Settings

Posted by Guest Contributor on Apr 11, 2013

By Kristin Zeit, Editor-in-Chief Healthcare Design

As more and more patients prefer retail health such as alternative medicine and healing options for their medical treatments, the trend toward.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, Interior Design, Affordable Care Act (ACA), hospitals, healthcare reform, Patient Environment, Continuous Improvement, Healing Environment