HGA’s Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Wins National ACEC Engineering Excellence Award MILWAUKEE, Wis. — HGA Architect and Engineers has won a National Recognition Award in the American Council of Engineering Companies 2014 Engineering Excellence Awards competition for Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Owensboro, KY.
In healthcare, “patient-centered” lean design is the holy grail of lean design. While the traditional lean approach is about trying to make every process efficient, patient-centered lean design is about making only those processes that are important to the patient efficient.
Reconsidering Traditional Methods of Installing Ceiling-Mounted OR Equipment in an Award Winning Hospital Construction Project
In 2005, Henry Ford Health Systems hired Albert Kahn Associates and Turner Construction to build a new 300-bed hospital in suburban West Bloomfield, Michigan. The three-story, 730,000 square-foot hospital design featured ten operating rooms with identical layouts, all fitted with green-tinted lighting to help surgeons see tiny objects during operations.