Dilemma Designing a New Hospital on the Outskirt of Copenhagen

Health outcome driving new hospital design - Part 3

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Thoughtful, intelligent and sometimes surprisingly simple evidence-based design is a source of growing attention when it comes to health innovation. A panel of designers and planners speaks about what dilemmas they face and why all details matter in designing future hospitals.

John Bendix, Project Director at Herlev University Hospital in the Danish Capital Region, is in charge of planning a new hospital on the outskirt of Copenhagen. The task comes with contradictory directives and uncertainties of the future, and he needs to make a choice between staying safe and taking chances.

(Recorded during "The Future of Health Innovation: Bridging Danish and US Innovation in Healthcare" on October 27, 2010 at Stanford University.)

Tags: Future of Health Innovation, Innovation Center of Denmark, SD Forum, hospital design, evidence-based design, John Bendix

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