While goals to expand ambulatory networks and bring care closer to communities is at the top of the to-do list for most providers, there’s no shortage of hospital construction, either. Thanks to an aging building stock and desires for modern medical environments, acute care projects continue to be delivered across the country. Below, find recent coverage of hospital projects and acute care planning and design strategies. For more, explore under the Acute Care section of the HCDmagazine.com website.

Golden Opportunity At California Pacific Medical Center Van Ness

Sutter Health turned an entire city block in San Francisco into its new 1 million-square-foot California Pacific Medical Center Van Ness campus hospital.

2019 Design Showcase Honorable Mention: Thinking Big

The design of NYU Langone Health, Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Pavilion responds to a challenging site as it delivers a highly efficient, flexible solution.

In Control

Hospital command centers are changing how providers care for patients and coordinate logistics.

PHOTO TOUR: Royal Papworth Hospital

The specialist heart and lung hospital’s new location at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus in England includes a scenic park setting and unique elliptical building design.

USP 800 Special Report: Safety And Beyond

Renovating a pharmacy to meet USP 800 standards provides an opportunity to also improve work spaces and operational flow.

PHOTO TOUR: Erasmus Medical Centre

Daylight, orientation, views and patient autonomy play an important role in this new academic hospital in The Netherlands.

Critical Decisions: OR Design

Selecting the right materials for operating rooms can impact safety, efficiency, and the bottom line.

Vision Realized at NewYork-Presbyterian David H. Koch Center

The new 734,000-square-foot center answers goals to transform ambulatory care and challenge conventional design approaches to large, urban facilities.

FIRST LOOK: Norton Brownsboro Hospital

The Louisville, Ky., facility is adding a new bed tower and renovating its existing facility to expand surgery and ED services.