Green Healthcare Facilities: An Overview of Initial Capital Costs and Operational Benefits

Green Healthcare Facilities: An Overview of Initial Capital Costs and Operational Benefits This article will take an overview of the relationship between initial capital costs and the operational benefits that accrue from the additional costs of “going green”, the data being taken from healthcare facilities in the United States of America. In 2011, an American […]


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Design of a Surgical Suite 2

THE SURGICAL SUITE                                                                                         Introduction Planning for the surgical suite, one of the […]


HISTORY OF HOSPITAL PLANNING 1

HISTORY OF HOSPITAL PLANNING  The hospital as an institution offering care to those who need it is of great antiquity. The modern word is derived from the Latin hospes (“host”), which is also the root for the words ‘hotel’, ‘hospice’, and ‘hospitality’. The earliest examples approximating the institutions we call hospitals, however, were the Egyptian […]