Hospitals

Hospitals September 17, 2019

Phase Two of Tata Medical Center Kolkata Now Open

Behind India’s high cancer morbidity rate is a lack of education around the disease and limited medical services and insurance coverage.

By Erinn Connor
Hospitals September 5, 2019

A commitment to community: Modernizing the Saint Francis Hospital Vinita

Despite diligent efforts through the years to maintain and upgrade the facility to stay current with modern healthcare trends and technology, the hospital struggled with funding.

By Cassey Franco
Hospitals September 3, 2019

UC San Diego Health Expands Regional Access With New Encinitas Clinic

The facility will act as a one-stop shop for community members seeking a variety of healthcare needs, from primary care for all ages, sports physicals, and even treatment for an off-hour ankle sprain, with a seven-days-a-week clinic schedule.

By CannonDesign
Hospitals August 26, 2019

USP Pharmacy 797/800 Standard Compliance: How Should Hospitals Revise Facilities in Face of Shifting Regulations?

The updated USP 797 and new USP 800 standards may require both design and process changes.

By David P. Blouin, LEED AP
Hospitals August 22, 2019

Case study: Hospital electrical system design allows for expansion

A new hospital is in need of a state-of-the-art, safe electrical distribution system built to last 50 years.

By Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Certus, Carrollton, Texas
Hospitals August 19, 2019

Using Prototype Standards to Accelerate Hospital from Concept to Grand Opening

For health systems looking to get their new community hospital to market faster than conventional methods and develop a facility that has a high degree of operational economy and futureproofing, we’ve come up with best-practice standards that can save time and the headaches that can accompany designing a new hospital.

By Michael Pukszta
Hospitals August 9, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 2-August 8

Read the best articles from the past week. HVAC and fire suppression piping, Standard 189.1, technologies to watch in fire and life safety, codes and standards in health care facilities and nuanced design strategies for senior living facilities.

By McKenzie Burns
Hospitals August 9, 2019

B.E. Smith Family Center: A nest for specialized care

From the project’s inception, the design team collaborated with educators, therapists, and hospital staff to understand the unique needs of the children who would use this space as well as enhancements they wanted to see in their new space.

By Carl Holden
Tom Divine, PE
Hospitals August 1, 2019

Tom Divine joins the Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board

Tom Divine, PE, has joined the editorial advisory board in his new role as a senior electrical engineer at Johnston, LLC

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Hospitals July 31, 2019

Your questions answered: HVAC: Hospitals and health care facilities

Responses to several questions about hospital HVAC systems are answered here

By Jeremy Jones and Cory Duggin