The cover feature of Healthcare Design showcases innovative design that will allow phased growth while maintaining outstanding patient service and operational efficiency.
New Health-Focused High School Provides Unprecedented Access to Hospitals and Hands-On Medical Education
Located in the heart of the renowned Texas Medical Center, the newly opened Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions provides its students with a medical education unlike any other. The first health-focused high school in the United States, the new 194,000-sf facility includes mock hospital rooms, science and research labs, and teaching spaces for dentistry, rehabilitation, and other medical practices. Close proximity to some of the country’s best doctors and medical centers and regular hospital rotations as part of the school’s curriculum allows its students to engage in on-site, hands-on learning, dramatically expanding educational opportunities.
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.
VCU Allied Health magazine talks to Lead Designer Rob McClure, Health Education Expert Jennifer Amster, and Project Director Eric Kern about the inspiration for and progress on the new Allied Health Building. The facility is designed to support game-changing interprofessional education - and to make a bold architectural statement about the University's commitment to advancing next-generation healthcare delivery.
The New York State chapter of the American Institute of Architects has awarded EYP with a 2016 Excelsior Award for New Construction for the SUNY Maritime’s Academic Center. The design of the Academic Center, which has earned LEED Silver, involved an array of analyses to best optimize its unique location on the Long Island Sound.
Do you actually know what’s happening biologically in your body when you experience stress—and what that means for your ability to make decisions?
Leigh Stringer, LEED AP, EYP's workplace strategy expert, brings her exceptional insight into the subject of the ergonomic workplace - what works and what needs improvement.
An Interview with Teresa Amabile, Professor and Director of Research at Harvard Business School, on a closer look at creativity and the physical environment.