As 2023 wraps up, Healthcare Design is taking a look at some of the most-read articles this year that caught the attention of the design community.

Among this list of popular reads are impressive and award-winning facility projects, discussions on advancements in technology and construction methods, and deep dives into decarbonization and energy efficiency.

Enjoy this recap of popular articles in 2023 from Healthcare Design

Mass General Brigham Adopts Templated Clinic Design

The healthcare system’s new outpatient facility concept can flex to fit different community needs while improving the patient and staff experience. By Brooke Bilyj

Bon Secours Mercy Health Takes Prefabrication To The Next Level

The healthcare organization and Danis construction built a temporary prefabrication facility on the new Kings Mills Hospital construction site in Greater Cincinnati, resulting in a faster schedule and cost savings. By Anne DiNardo

Healthcare Takes Aim At Decarbonization

Healthcare organizations are targeting climate change and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by adopting new technologies and emerging strategies. By Anne DiNardo

Glick Center Transforms Care In Cleveland

In this in-depth case study, Healthcare Design profiles the MetroHealth Glick Center in Cleveland, a new hospital that anchors a $1 billion investment in the urban healthcare campus and community it serves. By Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

3 Key Principles Of Successful Wayfinding In Healthcare Facilities

Finding the best approach to helping patients and visitors find their way around unfamiliar healthcare settings requires early planning and a tailored mix of lighting, signage, colors, textures, and architectural cues. By Kristin D. Zeit

4 Design Strategies For Treatment Spaces For Persons With Eating Disorders

Treatment spaces for persons with eating disorders require specialized strategies on layout, daylighting, and circulation. By Meredith Banasiak

Valley Children’s Healthcare To Install Microgrid On California Hospital Campus

The project team, including Mazzetti, sought the renewable energy solution of a microgrid to help reduce costs and improve resiliency on the campus of Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera, Calif. By Anne DiNardo

5 Steps For Hospitals To Improve Energy Efficiency

A strategic approach to energy savings can balance healthcare facilities’ sustainability goals and operational realities. By Rob Fleming

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center, Ohio: 2023 Design Showcase Award Of Merit

The new clinic offers an efficient, hospitality-inspired design that establishes the facility as a national destination for orthopedic care. By Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

Should Healthcare Say Goodbye To Waiting Rooms?

The self-rooming model can help ease friction points within the clinic environment and meet patients‘ growing demand for seamless healthcare experiences. By Jordan Gill