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Luckett & Farley is a leader in the design of healthcare facilities nationwide. Our Healthcare Design Team provides master planning and design services for renovations, expansions, additions and new construction of Hospitals, Emergency Departments, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Medical Office Buildings, Health Centers and other medical facilities.
Our team is experienced working with doctors and administrators on every level throughout a healthcare organization. We stay informed of new breakthroughs in healthcare delivery methods, and design facilities that will meet current and future needs. We understand the LEAN process of design for healthcare, maximizing patient satisfaction and eliminating inefficiency in the patient care process. We also provide Evidence-Based Design for healthcare facilities, utilizing strategies proven effective.
Luckett & Farley provided master planning and design services for a 48,664sf surgical center addition to the Taylor Regional Hospital. The building is designed to appear as a separate facility from the hospital to help with the easing of patient anxiety. This hospitality focus on the patient allows for individual pre- and post-op rooms that [more...]
Luckett & Farley developed a comprehensive program for the School of Dentistry Renewal Master Plan. This program is a $43 million renovation of the 34-year-old, 200,000sf teaching, clinical and research facility, located on the Health Sciences Campus. The newly modernized facility educates and trains dental students on the latest clinical procedures. Some of the operational [more...]
Luckett & Farley provided full-service architectural, engineering and interior design services for the development of construction documents and for construction administration for an entirely new campus for Home of the Innocents. The conceptual design was provided by another consultant. This project is an entirely new campus for the Home. Phase I of this project included [more...]
1st Floor The first floor serves as the main point of entry to the Brown Cancer Center. The renovation of the first floor includes the following program areas: Breast Care Screening & Diagnostic Services Mint Jubilee Cancer Awareness Dental Oncology Prior to the beginning of the design process, patients were consulted to understand their idea [more...]
While there is still considerable uncertainty surrounding the overall impact of healthcare reform on the future of the industry, controlling cost and enhancing the patient experience are top of mind for the leadership of many organizations. Planning ahead and evaluating future capital expenditures present unique opportunities to rein in costs while improving the overall quality [more...]
In 2010, a federal law amended “the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938 (29 U.S. Code 207) to require an employer to provide reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child for one year after the child’s birth. The employer is not required to compensate an employee receiving [more...]
When a person goes to receive medical care, they typically enter with a level of anxiety. One thing that’s usually not on their mind at the time is, “Will I become a victime to a patient fall or trauma? Will a foreign object be left inside my body if i need surgery?” or “Will I get a [more...]
Hospitals are the subject of much study in the architecture and design world of late. Evidence strongly suggests that there is a direct connection between the hospital environment and patients’ perception of the quality of care received. That connection is also true for hospital staff, who report that the physical environment of the hospital directly [more...]
Up to 50% of patients today are admitted to a hospital via the Emergency Department (ED). This new front door to the hospital requires Administrators to rethink the relationship the ED has to the rest of the hospital, and as a result, are struggling to find the right solution. From the growing needs and expectations of the baby [more...]
Thursday night was a big one for Materialuscious. It was our first in-house event featuring special invited guests, food, drinks and lots of new product innovations. The interior design staff of Luckett & Farley demonstrated how science and style are coming together in practical and sometimes unexpected ways to help keep facility maintenance to a [more...]
In 2002, the Joint Commission adopted AIA Healthcare Guidelines as the required means to document Infection Control compliance during construction. To help make sense of the terms and acronyms, below are a few key terms you should know. If you’re still eager for more, visit the Center for Disease Control. ICRA (Infection Control Risk Assessment): [more...]
In an industry where the latest and greatest are always top of mind for clients, experience is still one of the most valued commodities to clients and employers. I recently had the opportunity to talk with Jackie Saffel, KYCID, Senior Interior Designer at Luckett & Farley. Jackie is not only one of Luckett & Farley’s [more...]
When researching the Joint Commission, there was a reoccurring question I noticed on the discussion pages: What are the requirements for securing sharps containers? This is obviously an important issue that occurs in multiple patient treatment locations in a hospital, physician office and outpatient treatment areas. The following is a list of specific container locations [more...]
Luckett & Farley provides design for healthcare renovation projects that often require a fair amount of medical equipment renovation. Each of these projects requires a physicist report from a service such as Daves & Kelly Inc. The report calculates safe placement of medical equipment in a room through analysis of a shielding diagram. In order to create an accurate [more...]
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