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Technology Trials: Futureproofing Low-Voltage Infrastructure in Healthcare Facilities

As technology has advanced rapidly over the last few years, a shift has taken place.

Building owners, designers and builders are now thinking differently about healthcare facility systems, particularly in relation to the technology supported by low-voltage Read More …

4 Trends to Enhance Interactions between Patients, Care Providers

Real-time locating systems drive design of patient-centered environments

Operational efficiency has been a mantra throughout the healthcare delivery environment for years. If you’re a hospital or clinic manager, you’ve been under significant pressure to cut costs and reduce errors while providing Read More …

Fostering the Future of Patient Care, Facility Operations with IoT

“Digital transformation” is taking over multiple industries, and healthcare facilities are using new technologies to keep up with patient needs and combat rising healthcare costs. Hospitals, outpatient clinics, doctors’ offices and other healthcare facilities are finding new ways to use advanced technology and innovative methods to improve their services and change day-to-day operations. Read More …

From Ancillary to Essential: Technology’s New Role in Healthcare Design, Operations

The one certainty with technology is it will change. This is especially true in healthcare design. As architects and technology consultants, we aim to anticipate change, design for flexibility and ensure buildings last far longer than today’s trends in technology. Developing a facility master plan that aligns with the technology master plan Read More …

Experts to Discuss Tech’s Impact on U.S. Healthcare Delivery, Costs

Leading U.S. healthcare experts will discuss how technology can improve healthcare delivery and contain costs in a nation with shifting healthcare demographics and economics. Discussions will take place in the fall 2017 Architecture For Health Lecture Series at the Texas A&M College of Architecture. Read More …

ECRI Institute Preps Hospital Leaders on Top 10 Technology Issues to Watch in 2017

​PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – The new and emerging healthcare innovations of 2017 come with a lot of promises. And, just like every other year, hospital leaders must remain vigilant about what to bring into their hospitals—and what to keep out. However, separating the facts from the hype isn’t easily done alone. ECRI Institute Read More …

Designing a (Cyber) Secure Healthcare Environment

Most everyone would agree that the biggest cybersecurity risk for healthcare is within the digital world of information security, with the storage of patient information and the transmission of patient records. These networks must have security measures in place to detect anomalies and malicious users, and to control the flow of data to keep it safe. Read More …

Advanced ICU Care Launches Tele-ICU Services for Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Advanced ICU Care has launched tele-ICU services at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center in Show Low, Arizona. Advanced ICU Care will provide around-the-clock support in partnership with the hospital’s medical staff and care teams to deliver an extra layer of care in one of the most critical areas Read More …

Using Drones on Projects

Navigating the new drone rules

In recent years, medical construction contractors and subcontractors have taken advantage of small unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly referred to as drones, in the planning, design and construction of projects. By attaching a camera to a small, lightweight drone, construction companies can mitigate the safety risks and costs posed by current methods Read More …

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