Medical Construction & Design

MAR-APR 2018

Medical Construction & Design (MCD) is the industry's leading source for news and information and reaches all disciplines involved in the healthcare construction and design process.

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44 4 Medical Construction & Design | M A RCH /A PR IL 2018 | MCDM AG.COM – PRODUCTS – Florida Hospital for Children NICU Expansion Family centered design advances care for the tiniest patients. 52 IN EVERY ISSUE 6 Projects Contents – SPOTLIGHT – Lighting Gets a Refresh Four ways LED lights enhance the patient experience. 16 March/April 2018 > Volume 14, Issue 2 > DEPARTMENTS 16 18 52 Spotlight Products: Lighting 18 11 Project Pipeline 12 Industry 50 People 56 Industry Events 56 Advertiser Index 20 Designing for Resilience Shifting beyond redundancy to a broader concept of resilience — a facility's ability to operate, in whole or in part, during a disruptive event and its ability to quickly recover afterward — is taking hold as a legitimate alternative or companion strategy. 24 Redefi ning Community The new ProMedica Health and Wellness Center in Ohio enhances user experience and better serves its surrounding neighborhoods. 28 Sound Advice Sound has a profound impact on patient well-being, hospital funding and construction budgets. And speech privacy and acoustic comfort are key drivers of eff ective overall design. One strategy worth exploring is the use of controlled minimum background sound. 30 Community Connections Family focused care design strategies begin at the street level, continue in the corridors and are present in every room. How a facility engages within the community, and how the community understands and accesses the facility, can shift trends in health for generations. 32 Serving Good Design Infrastructure and innovations in the design of kitchens and cafés evolve as health systems transform their food service strategies to providing healthier eating options and reducing environmental impact. FEATURES New Products 54

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