Medical Construction & Design

MAR-APR 2018

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14 Medical Construction & Design | M A RCH /A PR IL 2018 | MCDM AG.COM Industry news, awards, etc. ASSOCIATION NEWS The Health Care Institute Orlando Chapter Seeks Volunteers The Health Care Institute's new Orlando, Florida chapter seeks additional volunteers with a passion for providing education and professional development opportunities. Members help shape the future of the industry by par- ticipating in HCI's research initiatives and a wide variety of education sessions. Members include hospital administra- tors, facility managers, design and construction profession- als, consultants, vendors and students who serve academic medical centers and com- munity hospitals, retirement facilities, specialty hospitals and clinics. For more de- tails, visit hciorlando.info. STANDARDS New FGI Guidelines Address Evolving Outpatient Facilities, Telemedicine The Facility Guidelines Institute has released the 2018 Guidelines for Design and Construction documents. This edition introduces the new Outpa- tient Guidelines document, which addresses a wide variety of outpatient facility projects. It was conceived to meet the needs of the U.S. healthcare industry and address the evolving nature of outpatient facilities. Changes to the Hospital Guidelines clarify require- ments and allow fl exibility in some designs to support development of facilities that will be functional over the long term. Key changes affect clinical telemedicine spaces, accommodations for patients of size, mobile/ transportable units, sterile processing and examina- tion, procedure, operating and imaging rooms. The documents are available for purchase as single-user and site licenses on MADCAD. Print copies and print/site license bundles will be available. Visit fgi.MADCAD. com for full details. Gilbane, Design Partners Win Two 2017 U.S. Air Force Design Awards Gilbane, together with its design partners, were the winners of two 2017 United States Air Force design awards for recently completed projects. Along with Sherlock Smith and Adams, the fi rm received the Honor Award for Facility Design of the Medical Clinic at Holloman AFB in New Mexico. Gilbane, along with Leo A. Daly, received the Merit Award for Facility Renovations & Additions design of the San Antonio Military Medical Center Hyperbaric Facility in Texas. The Medical Clinic at Holloman AFB is a new 100,000-square-foot outpatient facility. The clinic embraces the S outhwest desert landscape and channels abundant natural light into the two-story public spaces where patient waiting and reception is located. The public spaces are further defi ned with integrated interior design components creating a serene, calming atmo- sphere. The project was designed to achieve energy savings and sustainability requirements. The San Antonio Military Medical Center Hyperbaric Facility addition brings together the patient care, teaching and research func- tions of a new clinical service to the medical center campus. It features extensive use of natural daylight that enhances the waiting area. The addition is built around a large multi-place chamber and a single mono-place chamber with clinical, administrative and technical space to support this modality of care. The facility was designed around the patient, providing abundant natural light and views to the outside for positive distractions while waiting and preparing for long hyperbaric dives. Medical Clinic at Holloman AFB in New Mexico

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