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Patients Transition to New Dell Seton Medical Center

AUSTIN, Texas – CallisonRTKL’s transition planning team recently helped facilitate a successful move of 115 patients from the University Medical Center Brackenridge to Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas. After 133 years of operation, University Medical Center Brackenridge closed its doors. Read More …

Navigate Growth and Change with Effective Space Programming

The way medical facilities operate must change exponentially as new technologies develop and new legislation is introduced. Effective space programming is key for optimal decision making while continually navigating growth and change. Read More …

CannonDesign Launches REALIZE Life Safety Solutions

In response to changes to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Life Safety Code, CannonDesign has launched REALIZE Life Safety Solutions — a suite of services and software solutions focused on helping healthcare facilities teams assess their compliance with life safety code standards related to CFR 482.41 Read More …

Resource Fills Void on Using BIM Data to Improve Healthcare Operations

The Health Care Institute, in partnership with BIM for Healthcare Owners, has published the first in a new series of white papers addressing the unique challenges facility managers face in applying building information modeling technology to healthcare operations and maintenance. Read More …

Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Selects HDR for Strategic Facilities Master Planning

CHICAGO, Ill. – HDR has been selected to do strategic facilities master planning for the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Illinois. With its new hospital opening four years ago, Lurie Children’s has been successful growing into the facility, nearly exceeding its capacity. The hospital’s administration has proactively decided to get in front of their next phase of growth Read More …

Security Systems: Real Risks, Effective Solutions

Safety, protection from theft and potential litigation costs are primary factors driving the design of security systems for healthcare facilities. Remediation technologies span a range of functionalities from perimeter surveillance and intrusion detection to employee card readers, and from strategically located panic buttons to RFID wrist tags for patients. Read More …

CallisonRTKL Selected by El Camino Hospital for Operational Excellence Services

DALLAS, Texas – CallisonRTKL’s  Operational Excellence team was recently selected by El Camino Hospital to provide services to its Mountain View Hospital campus in Mountain View, California. Read More …

Last Call for 2016 Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo Speakers

HFSE is the only industry conference supported by an extensive advisory board representing design, construction, healthcare and manufacturing organizations. The deadline to submit a proposal is midnight PST on Feb. 5. Read More …

Innovative Funding Sources Provide Upgrades to Healthcare Facilities’ Infrastructures

U.S. hospitals spend nearly $5 billion annually on energy and related costs. Most main hospital buildings in the U.S. are more than 20 years old so it’s not too hard to realize that a significant portion of that spending could be curbed through improvements in energy use.1 Read More …

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