Monday, 9 August 2010
In his article in the August issue of Health Facilities Management, Bill Mead discusses the financial, physical, and operational factors to be considered when making decisions regarding the renovation/expansion or replacement of a hospital facility.
By way of example Bill presents the cases of the replacement campus for Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Illinois, and the bed tower expansion for Childrenís Hospital of Wisconsin.
Health Facilities Management article
Friday, 29 August 2003
by William Mead
Building Places for Children
Bill Mead discusses aspects of designing healing environments for young patients and their families, part of Shepley’s long-standing leadership in the delivery of patient-centered care.
Tuesday, 10 July 2007
An article by Shepley Bulfinch principal William Mead discussed communication and the role design of the Main South expansion at Children’s Hospital Boston in the July 2007 issue of Healthcare Design magazine.
The 11-story, 250,000 s.f. expansion was designed to foster communications among hospital staff, as well as with patients, and families, an aspect of particular importance in the pediatric acute care environment.
The facility, which opened in 2005, received the 2006 Modern Healthcare Award of Excellence. It incorporates sophisticated medical technology, including the innovative MROR, which bring magnetic resonance imaging technology into the surgical suite.
Monday, 25 September 2006
Shepley Bulfinch’s expansion project for Children’s Hospital Boston was named one of 12 winners of Modern Healthcare’s Award of Excellence in its 21st Annual Design Awards. The 240,000 s.f. project laterally expanded the functions of the hospital’s main building, which the firm designed in 1985, to contiguous space in the new building.
Saturday, 29 March 2003
by Deborah Johansen
Children’s Hospital Boston: From the Mock-up Room to Reality
As part of the design of the Berthiaume Family South building, Shepley created a full-scale mock-up of an operating room and an ICU as a design conceptualization tool. This article first appeared in the March 2003 issue of Healthcare Design.