News & Publications: Acute Care

Memorial Hermann Health System’s Susan & Fayez Sarofim Pavilion receives the 2021 Houston Business Journal Landmark Award in the Medical Category.  

Unique architecture and innovative design features - that dramatically enhance the patient experience - are highlighted in the current issue of Medical Design & Construction.

February 8, 2018

Model Approach: Trendsetter

The cover feature of Healthcare Design showcases innovative design that will allow phased growth while maintaining  outstanding patient service and operational efficiency. 

Evidence-Based Design (EBD) measurably impacts the patient experience and clinical delivery of care.

Contract magazine spotlights how personalized spaces are transforming healthcare delivery and the patient experience at the new Stamford Hospital.  

We are watching the ongoing extreme weather events with great concern. Because keeping hospitals and healthcare facilities fully functional is critical to public health and safety, we are making our latest research on improving energy resilience available to help hospitals and their communities respond to today’s challenges and prepare for tomorrow’s.

Just as hospital departments employ systems to stay up to date with technology and medical procedures, they also need to plan for resiliency in the face of natural disasters. Energy management is one of the most critical components of life safety that affects everyone. Our resiliency road map helps hospitals determine how to harden the existing infrastructure and prepare for future infrastructure improvements.

April 11, 2017

Modern Pediatrics

Living in your hospital while rebuilding it is one challenge. Transforming it from adult and pediatric care to a dedicated children’s hospital is another. See how we helped CHOSA accomplish both in Healthcare Design.

The Planetree philosophy filters all design decisions through three focused lenses – Empowerment, Dignity and Compassion. Embracing this human-centered approach helps hospitals reimagine the healing experience and negotiate the challenges of the rapidly changing healthcare arena.

An update on the progress of the nearly $700 million, 1 million square foot Houston Methodist "The Paula and Joseph C. “Rusty” Walter III Tower" expansion in the Texas Medical Center in the Houston Business Journal.