Breaking Down the Design Differences for Outpatient Surgery Facilities

Outpatient surgical procedures are typically provided at office-based surgery suites (OBSs), ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), and hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs). Although all three facilities specialize in outpatient surgeries, they each offer unique settings in hand with a combination of different healthcare services that fall under different regulatory requirements. As a result, they each have unique…

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Cost-Saving Construction Techniques for Modern Healthcare Facilities

If you’re considering or are in the process of building a healthcare facility, you know too well that the design, construction and build process requires a major investment. In an industry where cutting corners and compromising quality and compliance are not options, you have to find safer, more effective ways to save money. Access to…

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Designing for Flexibility

Adaptable Spaces in Healthcare Facilities Adaptability has always been an essential consideration in healthcare facility design. However, today’s adaptable spaces must integrate key elements of operational excellence such as advanced technology, efficiency and compliance with flexible designs easily reconfigured for expansion and emerging patient care trends. Let’s look at the importance of fostering forward-thinking, flexible…

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Balancing Aesthetics and Functionality in Healthcare Development

Aesthetics and functionality in healthcare development is essential for facilities focused on superior patient and staff experiences. Beautiful spaces welcome patients making them feel safe and relaxed, while functional environments provide staff everything they need to work efficiently. The result is superior care with less friction in facility processes and increased satisfaction for both patients…

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Design Considerations for Specialty Clinics

Whether your specialty clinic focuses on day surgery and treatments or diagnostics and mental healthcare, your clinic design contributes to patient experience and outcomes. Through thoughtful design you can cater to the specific needs of both patients and medical professionals with a focus on efficiency and industry innovation to foster an environment for healing. However,…

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Principles of Sustainable Design in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Sustainable principles in ambulatory surgery center design can help improve patient experiences, foster better health outcomes, and realize cost savings for healthcare facilities. Sustainable design also helps mitigate environmental impact, promotes long-term sustainability, and provides an avenue to fulfill your corporate social responsibility goals. As a result, stakeholders in healthcare facility construction should apply the…

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Design and Build Best Practices to Optimize Office-Based Surgery Facilities

Whether you are tired of striving to succeed in the hospital system or feel you are being held back operating in the confines of a small corporation, building your own office-based surgery facility overcomes the limitations of shared medical spaces. However, how do you ensure your facility optimizes operational efficiency, improves patient experience, and sets…

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The Impacts of Medical Patient Room Design on Recovery

When a patient is confined to a room due to illness, injury, or surgery, the medical patient room design can drastically impact the healing process. Thankfully for the patient population, medical facility design firms are making strides in considering these impacts and incorporating patient health into medical patient room design. Intelligent room design is a…

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Creating a Therapeutic Environment

For a doctor or dentist, patient care should be at the center of every decision, and that means creating a therapeutic environment. Your office is more than a simple chair and routine medical equipment. It’s a place where patients can initiate the healing process. A patient may be anxious before or during their appointment. A…

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Plastic Surgery Interior Office Design Tips

Our forte, at Apex Design Build, is to design and build the best medical and dental offices around. In fact, we have worked on a staggering array of healthcare office buildouts and renovations across our decades-long stay on the job. We began as a small family business, based on the values and passions of our…

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