Category: Healthcare News

Children in Crisis Need More Than Emergency Departments Can Offer

In June of 2021, 33 children and adolescents experiencing a mental health crisis were boarding in NH emergency departments (ED).* The state of their condition has created safety concerns within their own homes and transferring to an available child-focused inpatient psychiatric bed can take weeks or longer. A child whose world is out of proportion […]

The Race to Support Mental Health Awareness

13 team members representing Lavallee Brensinger Architects were among the 302 people who participated in the annual Harvard Pilgrim Health Care 5K run/walk in support of the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester on Thursday, June 17th. The first wave of runners, decked out in their finest neon colors, left the gate at 6:30pm for […]

Recognizing Staff Excellence

Both Danielle Santos and Jeff Galvin recently achieved American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) certification. This is a prestigious certification recognized by The American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association (AHA), and is the only specialty board certification that is recognized by The American Institute of Architects (AIA). ​​​​The certification process […]

BSA’s Make/Shift: a database for healthcare institutions looking for additional space in the face of COVID-19

With an urgent sense of responsibility The Boston Society for Architecture’s rallied more than 150 individuals, from a variety of professional sectors and varied levels of expertise and experience, to work on Make/Shift – an inventory of adaptable spaces and sites for healthcare institutions looking for additional space in the face of COVID-19. Thanks largely […]

Case Study: Operational Planning in Ambulatory Care

The 4th edition of Planning, Design, and Construction of Health Care Facilities, a publication of Joint Commission and the American Institute of Architects Academy of Architecture for Health, features a case study on Reliant Medical Group’s strategically planned project to offer a centralized, standardized system of patient-centered care. Lavallee Brensinger was involved ahead of site […]