The Middle for Well being Design, in partnership with Healthcare Design journal, produces the annual Healthcare Setting Awards. This system celebrates designs that enhance security and outcomes, improve experiences, and enhance organizational effectivity.
Entries are submitted in a spread of facility classes together with acute care, ambulatory care, long-term/assisted residing, conceptual design, various setting, and scholar design work.
For 2022, 4 initiatives have been named winners and three obtained honorable point out. These initiatives have been honored on the Healthcare Design Convention + Expo in San Antonio in October 2022.
Right here’s a snapshot of the successful initiatives. For extra data on all of the winners, go to healthdesign.org.
Acute (Inpatient) Care Services: Sabanera Well being Middle
Submitted by Prisa Group, V Structure, and Perkins&Will
Set on the north shore of Puerto Rico, the 188,000-square-foot Sabanera Well being Middle mission offers high-quality care in a tranquil setting. Panorama and constructing parts are designed to offer an interconnected expertise with nature that enhances wellness and the therapeutic course of.
The seven-story, 107-bed constructing contains a normal hospital and multidisciplinary clinic. Using evidence-based design, the mission workforce designed a courtyard to function a pure wayfinding driver and to assist occupants navigate the constructing.
The area additionally offers respite and reduction to employees, clinicians, households, and sufferers with recent air and views to nature.
Various Settings: Aastrika Midwifery Centre
Submitted by Perkins Eastman Architects
The 5,300-square-foot birthing heart offers each outpatient and inpatient care in India. Using enter from midwives, the purpose was to design a birthing heart that revolves round evidence-based birthing ideas to advertise well-being and affected person satisfaction.
Non-public labor and supply rooms on the Aastrika Midwifery Centre are designed to scale back stress, with homelike fittings and furnishings in addition to acceptable train gear and area to help pure births.
Pupil Design Work: Synergy/College Middle for Well being & Wellness
Submitted by Molly Knake and Isabella Smith, College of Kansas
This scholar submission addresses psychological well being care on a college campus by bringing collectively all bodily and psychological well being companies underneath one roof. The purpose is to offer college students with better entry to and consciousness of what’s provided to them in addition to enhance workers collaboration to higher assess and assist sufferers.
This synergy is achieved by a set of guiding ideas of fairness, accessibility, and collaboration. Defining options embody a big atrium that connects all ranges, intently associated departments, and shared areas to extend collaboration. A brand new clinic mannequin would mix bodily and psychological well being companies.
Pupil Design Work: Solar Diego Drive-through Pressing Care Middle
Submitted by Parsa Aghaei, Kent State College
Impressed by means of drive-throughs to briefly ship healthcare companies reminiscent of vaccinations and blood attracts throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, this scholar mission sought to discover how drive-throughs can develop into everlasting attachments to healthcare services.
A literature assessment to determine current information on drive-through healthcare and interviews with healthcare design professionals together with affected person surveys helped to tell the idea. Collectively, the info was translated right into a proposed facility that enables sufferers to decide on a drive-through factor or a standard clinic setting, with a fast and straightforward workflow between the totally different choices for employees to ship care.
Honorable Point out winners:
- Various Settings: Sheltering Arms Institute, submitted by HDR
- Ambulatory (Outpatient) Care Services: Educational medical hub within the coronary heart of a big city heart: The final part of the brand new CHUM hospital advanced, submitted by CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s and Jodoin Lamarre Pratte, Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux Architectes in consortium
- Pupil Design Work: Cleveland Most cancers Care Middle, submitted by Hossein Mirzajani, Kent State College
Anne DiNardo is government editor of Healthcare Design journal. She will be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.