Day-lit Operating Rooms, Commitment Rules and a Case Study

A few articles on healthcare caught my attention this week.Two are about architecture and one is about the policies surrounding commitment for mental illnesses. Sunny Disposition by Green Health Magazine  In one of my LinkedIn groups, someone asked whether or not having naturally lit Operation Rooms was beneficial. It sparked a whole series of comments … Continue reading Day-lit Operating Rooms, Commitment Rules and a Case Study

Environmental Design and Construction: May 2012 Highlights

I signed up for Environmental Design and Construction (EDC) and received the May Issue the other day. Two articles stuck out to me in this 113 page magazine. 1. The Shape of Healthcare, by Derrick Teal The Upper Cumberland Regional Health Facility (UCRHF) is: Owned by the State of Tennessee, the new construction of this 50,000-square-foot facility building … Continue reading Environmental Design and Construction: May 2012 Highlights