HTC was among the thousands who turned out this past Sunday morning to Genesee Valley Park, located just outside the University of Rochester campus, to participate in Walk MS: Rochester 2015. It was a picture perfect day for people of all ages to come together and show their support. Walkers could choose from a 1.5, 3.5 or […]
Folks from all over Upstate NY turned out to show their support this past Saturday as CURE Childhood Cancer Association hosted its 6th Annual CURE 5k & Fun Walk at Rochester’s Seneca Park Zoo. The event was established to help raise funds as well as, awareness for childhood cancers and chronic blood disorders. Proceeds from […]
Incorporating Pre-engineered and Pre-fabricated components into construction design is gaining momentum in the building industry. Read the study below to learn more about this growing trend. Construction of the new $623-million, 831,000-square-foot Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, CO is scheduled to be completed this month–2.5 months earlier than normal—thanks in part to the construction technology […]
Healthcare Design Magazine has listed their 2014 HCD Corporate Rankings for top Architecture/Engineering Firms and Construction Firms. This year 106 Architecture/Engineering and Construction Firms took part in the survey. Rankings are based on 2013 data supplied including gross healthcare billings, completed projects, RFP’s received and contracts signed.
Healthcare Technology Corporation put their paddles up and participated in the 2014 One Square Mile of Hope fundraising event held on 4th Lake in Inlet, NY. The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks partnered with the 2014 One Square Mile of Hope committee to help raise funds and awareness for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Healthcare Technology Corporation Meets the Challenge for Mounting Boom and Lighting Equipment in a Tight Space.
Located in Phoenix, Arizona, the John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital – a recognized Magnet hospital – provides a comprehensive range of specialty surgical services. In June, 2014, the hospital underwent two operating room renovations to further enhance their surgical capabilities.
HGA’s Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Wins National ACEC Engineering Excellence Award MILWAUKEE, Wis. — HGA Architect and Engineers has won a National Recognition Award in the American Council of Engineering Companies 2014 Engineering Excellence Awards competition for Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Owensboro, KY.
In healthcare, “patient-centered” lean design is the holy grail of lean design. While the traditional lean approach is about trying to make every process efficient, patient-centered lean design is about making only those processes that are important to the patient efficient.
Reconsidering Traditional Methods of Installing Ceiling-Mounted OR Equipment in an Award Winning Hospital Construction Project
In 2005, Henry Ford Health Systems hired Albert Kahn Associates and Turner Construction to build a new 300-bed hospital in suburban West Bloomfield, Michigan. The three-story, 730,000 square-foot hospital design featured ten operating rooms with identical layouts, all fitted with green-tinted lighting to help surgeons see tiny objects during operations.
We sat down with Robb Sharrow, AIA, Vice President, Director of Healthcare Planning at award-winning architecture and engineering group, Albert Kahn Associates, Inc., to talk about lean design and how it applies to hospital construction projects. Healthcare Technology Corporation (HTC): How did the hospital industry come to adopt the concept of lean design?