Sunday, February 12, 2017

Pharmacy Compounding Facility Design

Pharmacy Compounding Facility Design is a specialty of pharmacy architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects.

These services have been offered by the firm for over 25 years to both hospital pharmacies and private compounding facilities.

For further information about Pharmacy Compounding Facility Design, http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy-compounding-facility-design/

Below is a standard suite of Pharmacy Compounding Facility Design Services commonly provided by our firm. The list can be expanded or reduced, depending on client/project requirements.

Pharmacy Compounding Facility Development

Pharmacy architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects recommends that at the outset of each project, that we sit down with the client and identify project goals, including clinical priorities, budget, schedule and phasing (if any). Equipment planning services offered in this phase include:
Initial Strategy and Program Meeting
Develop Equipment Master Plan. Addressing Clinical Priorities, Budget, Schedule and Phasing
Technology Assessment
Develop Overall Equipment Plan

Assess Existing Pharmacy Compounding Equipment

A common requirement in the development of an Equipment Plan is to evaluate the current equipment. Pharmacy architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects audits existing equipment systems, to evaluate what should be kept in service (and for how long) vs. what should be replaced. Existing equipment assessment services include the following:
Identify Master List of Existing Equipment
On Site Evaluation of Each Equipment Item
Evaluate Condition/Functionality of Equipment
Make Recommendation for Maintain or Replace Existing Equipment

Development of Pharmacy Compounding Facility Plans

During this phase Bernstein & Associates, Architects develops the design of the pharmacy compounding facility. Once the initial design concept is approved, construction documents are developed which allow the project to be: submitted to client for approval, submitted to landlord for approval, and submitted to building department for approval

Pharmacy Compounding Facility Services During Construction

During this phase, pharmacy architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects monitors the job for conformance to the drawings and specs, reviews and responds to Requests for Information (RFI's), submittals and shop drawings, and attends job site meetings and does walk throughs of the construction site.

Pharmacy Compounding Facility Project Close Out

Bernstein & Associates, Architects oversees the successful close out of the project including:
a.) warranties
b.) as-built drawings
c.) final release of lien
d.) maintenance and operations manuals
e.) all close outs from DOB and other agencies
f.)  all overages
g.) completion of all punchlist items

About Bernstein & Associates, Architects (www.bernarch.com):

Bernstein & Associates, Architects has specialized in healthcare and lab design, equipment planning and construction since the firm's founding in 1990. This architecture firm is well-known for pharmacy compounding facility planning, pharmacy compounding facility design and pharmacy construction, and has designed over (35) pharmacy compounding facilities in the last 10 years, which have included USP 797 compliant pharmacy design and construction. The firm's principal --- William N. Bernstein, AIA --- is a well-known architect of pharmacies. He has written extensively on pharmacy design and construction including USP 797 compliant pharmacies.

USP 800 compliant pharmacy design is also a specialty of Bernstein & Associates, Architects. The firm currently has (11) projects in the design and construction phase designed to comply with USP 800.

A new article on the architectural design of USP 800 compliant pharmacies was published in Health Facilities Management. The article can be found here:

http://www.hfmmagazine.com/articles/2526-handling-hazardous-drugs-in-health-care

Pharmacy design projects by Bernstein & Associates, Architects  are featured on:
www.bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/ (Pharmacy Design by Bernstein & Assoc., Architects)
www.twitter.com/pharmacydesign (Pharmacy Design on Twitter)
www.pharmacydesign.org (the Pharmacy Design website)
https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacy-design (Pharmacy Design on LinkedIn)
https://www.facebook.com/pharmacydesigns/ (Pharmacy Design on Facebook)
www.usp797.org (USP 797 news, USP 797 education, and USP 797 vendors)
www.usp800.guru (USP 800 news, USP 800 education, and USP 800 vendors)

For more information about healthcare and hospital design and construction, including pharmacy design and pharmacy construction, contact Bernstein & Associates, Architects at:

New York (Headquarters)
Bernstein & Associates, Architects
122 E 42nd Street - 17th Floor
New York, NY 10168
T: 212-463-8200
F: 888-214-0670
Email: info@bernarch.com
Also in Hartford, Princeton, Charlottesville, and Los Angeles

Additional ways to follow Bernstein & Associates, Architects, include:

Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bernsteinarch
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Blogger: http://bernarch.blogspot.com/
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bernstein-&-associates-architects
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bernsteinarchitects/

Pharmacy Equipment Planning Services

Pharmacy Equipment Planning Services are offered by Bernstein & Associates, Architects for hospital pharmacies and compounding facilities. Services include Pharmacy Automation Equipment Planning.

These services have been offered by the firm for over 25 years.

Pharmacy Equipment Planning Services Offered by Bernstein & Associates, Architects

Below is a standard suite of Equipment Planning Services commonly provided by our firm. The list can be expanded or reduced, depending on client/project requirements.

Pharmacy Equipment Program Development

Bernstein & Associates, Architects recommends that at the outset of each project, that we sit down with the client and identify project goals, including clinical priorities, budget, schedule and phasing (if any). Equipment planning services offered in this phase include:
Initial Strategy and Program Meeting
Develop Equipment Master Plan. Addressing Clinical Priorities, Budget, Schedule and Phasing
Technology Assessment
Develop Overall Equipment Plan

Assess Existing Pharmacy Equipment

A common requirement in the development of an Equipment Plan is to evaluate the current equipment. Bernstein & Associates, Architects audits existing equipment systems, to evaluate what should be kept in service (and for how long) vs. what should be replaced. Existing equipment assessment services include the following:
Identify Master List of Existing Equipment
On Site Evaluation of Each Equipment Item
Evaluate Condition/Functionality of Equipment
Make Recommendation for Maintain or Replace Existing Equipment

Development of Pharmacy Equipment Plan

During this phase pharmacy architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects develops a detailed room-by-room list of required equipment, distinguishing between new and existing equipment. Alternate specifications are developed in conjunction with the client, to obtain competitive bidding on all equipment where possible. We then create a preliminary budget based on these needs. We also understand the new and evolving interconnectivity issues in the healthcare environment, including PACS, HIS, RIS, billing and other Clinical Information Systems. New equipment planning services offered include:
Meetings with Client to Develop New Equipment Needs
Develop Preliminary Budget
Develop Alternate Specifications to Obtain Competitive Bidding on Equipment
Make Recommendation for New Equipment Specifications
Obtain Utility Requirements for All Existing and New Equipment
Provide Cut Sheets and Technical Data to Engineers

Pharmacy Equipment Purchasing and Procurement

The goals of Bernstein & Associates, Architects, during this phase of the work, are to obtain competitive bidding on all new equipment, and to make sure that the equipment purchase orders guarantee a match between client needs and the equipment being provided. The most costly part of the equipment planning process is often the purchase of the equipment itself. Equipment purchasing and procurement services include:
Create Equipment Requests for Proposal (RFPs) to Obtain Competitive and Accurate Pricing on New or Used Equipment
Manage Equipment Bid Process
Receive and Analyze Equipment Bids
Prepare Equipment Bid Analysis and Recommendations to Client on Equipment Purchase
Draft Equipment Planning Purchase Requisitions
Manage Contracts and Purchase Orders with Equipment Vendors

Pharmacy Equipment Planning Services During Construction

Bernstein & Associates, Architects provides required services during construction, as they relate to the equipment procurement, delivery and installation. Equipment planning services offered for the construction phase include:
Monitor Equipment Vendor Lead Times and Critical Path
Coordinate Delivery and Final Delivery Schedule of Equipment
Work with Client Purchasing department
Monitor the Budget
Develop a Receiving Strategy
Manage Move In Process
Job-Site Reviews of the Medical Equipment Pre-Installation Requirements
Attendance Of All OAC Meetings
Coordinate Vendor/Sub-Contractor Informational Exchange Meetings
Attend All Relevant Client Leadership Meetings
Coordination Of Medical Equipment Manufacturers' Installation Time-Lines
Process for Communicating Changes to the Design and Build Teams
Process for RFI Communication
Coordination of Receiving and Installation of All Medical Equipment
Coordination of All Clinical Training
Coordination of Asset Tagging and Bio-Medical Inspections
Coordinate Delivery Schedule
Coordinate Vendor Demonstrations and Mock Up
Coordinate Installation
Coordinate Training
Change Order Risk Management

Pharmacy Equipment Planning Services Post Construction

Post Construction Equipment Planning Services Include:
Identify Critical Path for all Vendor Installations
Identify Critical Path for Clinical Training
Prepare Any Damage and Warranty Reports
Consultations with Contractors and Movers
Implement Staff Equipment Training Modules
Plan for Incremental Installation to Keep The Facility Running Without Significant Disruptions

Pharmacy Equipment Planning Project Close Out

Once the project is complete Bernstein & Associates, Architects will meet with all relevant staff and vendors to close out the project. We will do a walk through and create a punch list and plan of action. Equipment planning close out services include:
Room by Room Inventory Report
Warranty Documentation
CD of all Collected Data
Training Schedule

About Bernstein & Associates, Architects (www.bernarch.com):

Bernstein & Associates, Architects has specialized in healthcare and lab design, equipment planning and construction since the firm's founding in 1990. This architecture firm is well-known for pharmacy planning, pharmacy design and pharmacy construction, and has designed over (35) hospital pharmacies in the last 10 years, which have included USP 797 compliant pharmacy design and construction. The firm's principal --- William N. Bernstein, AIA --- is a well-known architect of pharmacies. He has written extensively on pharmacy design and construction including USP 797 compliant pharmacies.

USP 800 compliant pharmacy design is also a specialty of Bernstein & Associates, Architects. The firm currently has (11) projects in the design and construction phase designed to comply with USP 800.

A new article on the architectural design of USP 800 compliant pharmacies was published in Health Facilities Management. The article can be found here:

http://www.hfmmagazine.com/articles/2526-handling-hazardous-drugs-in-health-care

Pharmacy design projects by Bernstein & Associates, Architects  are featured on:
www.bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/ (Pharmacy Design by Bernstein & Assoc., Architects)
www.twitter.com/pharmacydesign (Pharmacy Design on Twitter)
www.pharmacydesign.org (the Pharmacy Design website)
https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacy-design (Pharmacy Design on LinkedIn)
https://www.facebook.com/pharmacydesigns/ (Pharmacy Design on Facebook)
www.usp797.org (USP 797 news, USP 797 education, and USP 797 vendors)
www.usp800.guru (USP 800 news, USP 800 education, and USP 800 vendors)

For more information about healthcare and hospital design and construction, including pharmacy design and pharmacy construction, contact Bernstein & Associates, Architects at:

New York (Headquarters)
Bernstein & Associates, Architects
122 E 42nd Street - 17th Floor
New York, NY 10168
T: 212-463-8200
F: 888-214-0670
Email: info@bernarch.com
Also in Hartford, Princeton, Charlottesville, and Los Angeles

Additional ways to follow Bernstein & Associates, Architects, include:

Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bernsteinarch
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Blogger: http://bernarch.blogspot.com/
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bernstein-&-associates-architects
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bernsteinarchitects/

Equipment Planning Services

Equipment Planning Services are offered by Bernstein & Associates, Architects for hospital pharmacies and compounding facilities.

These services have been offered by the firm for over 25 years.

Equipment Planning Services Offered by Bernstein & Associates, Architects
Below is a standard suite of Equipment Planning Services commonly provided by our firm. The list can be expanded or reduced, depending on client/project requirements.

Equipment Program Development

Bernstein & Associates, Architects recommends that at the outset of each project, that we sit down with the client and identify project goals, including clinical priorities, budget, schedule and phasing (if any). Equipment planning services offered in this phase include:
Initial Strategy and Program Meeting
Develop Equipment Master Plan. Addressing Clinical Priorities, Budget, Schedule and Phasing
Technology Assessment
Develop Overall Equipment Plan

Assess Existing Equipment

A common requirement in the development of an Equipment Plan is to evaluate the current equipment. Bernstein & Associates, Architects audits existing equipment systems, to evaluate what should be kept in service (and for how long) vs. what should be replaced. Existing equipment assessment services include the following:
Identify Master List of Existing Equipment
On Site Evaluation of Each Equipment Item
Evaluate Condition/Functionality of Equipment
Make Recommendation for Maintain or Replace Existing Equipment

Development of Equipment Plan

During this phase Bernstein & Associates, Architects develops a detailed room-by-room list of required equipment, distinguishing between new and existing equipment. Alternate specifications are developed in conjunction with the client, to obtain competitive bidding on all equipment where possible. We then create a preliminary budget based on these needs. We also understand the new and evolving interconnectivity issues in the healthcare environment, including PACS, HIS, RIS, billing and other Clinical Information Systems. New equipment planning services offered include:
Meetings with Client to Develop New Equipment Needs
Develop Preliminary Budget
Develop Alternate Specifications to Obtain Competitive Bidding on Equipment
Make Recommendation for New Equipment Specifications
Obtain Utility Requirements for All Existing and New Equipment
Provide Cut Sheets and Technical Data to Engineers

Equipment Purchasing and Procurement

The goals of Bernstein & Associates, Architects, during this phase of the work, are to obtain competitive bidding on all new equipment, and to make sure that the equipment purchase orders guarantee a match between client needs and the equipment being provided. The most costly part of the equipment planning process is often the purchase of the equipment itself. Equipment purchasing and procurement services include:
Create Equipment Requests for Proposal (RFPs) to Obtain Competitive and Accurate Pricing on New or Used Equipment
Manage Equipment Bid Process
Receive and Analyze Equipment Bids
Prepare Equipment Bid Analysis and Recommendations to Client on Equipment Purchase
Draft Equipment Planning Purchase Requisitions
Manage Contracts and Purchase Orders with Equipment Vendors

Equipment Planning Services During Construction

Bernstein & Associates, Architects provides required services during construction, as they relate to the equipment procurement, delivery and installation. Equipment planning services offered for the construction phase include:
Monitor Equipment Vendor Lead Times and Critical Path
Coordinate Delivery and Final Delivery Schedule of Equipment
Work with Client Purchasing department
Monitor the Budget
Develop a Receiving Strategy
Manage Move In Process
Job-Site Reviews of the Medical Equipment Pre-Installation Requirements
Attendance Of All OAC Meetings
Coordinate Vendor/Sub-Contractor Informational Exchange Meetings
Attend All Relevant Client Leadership Meetings
Coordination Of Medical Equipment Manufacturers' Installation Time-Lines
Process for Communicating Changes to the Design and Build Teams
Process for RFI Communication
Coordination of Receiving and Installation of All Medical Equipment
Coordination of All Clinical Training
Coordination of Asset Tagging and Bio-Medical Inspections
Coordinate Delivery Schedule
Coordinate Vendor Demonstrations and Mock Up
Coordinate Installation
Coordinate Training
Change Order Risk Management

Equipment Planning Services Post Construction

Post Construction Equipment Planning Services Include:
Identify Critical Path for all Vendor Installations
Identify Critical Path for Clinical Training
Prepare Any Damage and Warranty Reports
Consultations with Contractors and Movers
Implement Staff Equipment Training Modules
Plan for Incremental Installation to Keep The Facility Running Without Significant Disruptions

Equipment Planning Project Close Out

Once the project is complete Bernstein & Associates, Architects will meet with all relevant staff and vendors to close out the project. We will do a walk through and create a punch list and plan of action. Equipment planning close out services include:
Room by Room Inventory Report
Warranty Documentation
CD of all Collected Data
Training Schedule

About Bernstein & Associates, Architects (www.bernarch.com):

Bernstein & Associates, Architects has specialized in healthcare and lab design, equipment planning and construction since the firm's founding in 1990. This architecture firm is well-known for pharmacy planning, pharmacy design and pharmacy construction, and has designed over (35) hospital pharmacies in the last 10 years, which have included USP 797 compliant pharmacy design and construction. The firm's principal --- William N. Bernstein, AIA --- is a well-known architect of pharmacies. He has written extensively on pharmacy design and construction including USP 797 compliant pharmacies.

USP 800 compliant pharmacy design is also a specialty of Bernstein & Associates, Architects. The firm currently has (11) projects in the design and construction phase designed to comply with USP 800.

A new article on the architectural design of USP 800 compliant pharmacies was published in Health Facilities Management. The article can be found here:

http://www.hfmmagazine.com/articles/2526-handling-hazardous-drugs-in-health-care

Pharmacy design projects by Bernstein & Associates, Architects  are featured on:
www.bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/ (Pharmacy Design by Bernstein & Assoc., Architects)
www.twitter.com/pharmacydesign (Pharmacy Design on Twitter)
www.pharmacydesign.org (the Pharmacy Design website)
https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacy-design (Pharmacy Design on LinkedIn)
https://www.facebook.com/pharmacydesigns/ (Pharmacy Design on Facebook)
www.usp797.org (USP 797 news, USP 797 education, and USP 797 vendors)
www.usp800.guru (USP 800 news, USP 800 education, and USP 800 vendors)

For more information about healthcare and hospital design and construction, including pharmacy design and pharmacy construction, contact Bernstein & Associates, Architects at:

New York (Headquarters)
Bernstein & Associates, Architects
122 E 42nd Street - 17th Floor
New York, NY 10168
T: 212-463-8200
F: 888-214-0670
Email: info@bernarch.com
Also in Hartford, Princeton, Charlottesville, and Los Angeles

Additional ways to follow Bernstein & Associates, Architects, include:

Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bernsteinarch
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Blogger: http://bernarch.blogspot.com/
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bernstein-&-associates-architects
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bernsteinarchitects/

New Hospital Pharmacy Design Projects in New York

Pharmacy design architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects (http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/) is pleased that it has been awarded six new pharmacy design projects in the state of New York.

All six of the pharmacy projects will involve redesign and/or expansion of existing hospital pharmacies to address compliance with USP 797 and USP 800. Additionally some of the projects will involve addition of pharmacy automation equipment and additional pharmacy program requirements.

The pharmacy design projects will center around state-of-the-art ISO 7 compounding suites, with both hazardous compounding and non-hazardous compounding.

Pharmacy design services for these projects will include: pharmacy programming, pharmacy planning, pharmacy design, and pharmacy equipment planning.

About Bernstein & Associates, Architects (www.bernarch.com):

Bernstein & Associates, Architects has specialized in healthcare and lab design and construction since the firm's founding in 1990. This architecture firm is well-known for pharmacy planning, pharmacy design and pharmacy construction, and has designed over (35) hospital pharmacies in the last 10 years, which have included USP 797 compliant pharmacy design and construction. The firm's principal --- William N. Bernstein, AIA --- is a well-known architect of pharmacies. He has written extensively on pharmacy design and construction including USP 797 compliant pharmacies.

USP 800 compliant pharmacy design is also a specialty of Bernstein & Associates, Architects. The firm currently has (11) projects in the design and construction phase designed to comply with USP 800.

A new article on the architectural design of USP 800 compliant pharmacies was published in Health Facilities Management. The article can be found here:

http://www.hfmmagazine.com/articles/2526-handling-hazardous-drugs-in-health-care

Pharmacy design projects by Bernstein & Associates, Architects  are featured on:
www.bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/ (Pharmacy Design by Bernstein & Assoc., Architects)
www.twitter.com/pharmacydesign (Pharmacy Design on Twitter)
www.pharmacydesign.org (the Pharmacy Design website)
https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacy-design (Pharmacy Design on LinkedIn)
https://www.facebook.com/pharmacydesigns/ (Pharmacy Design on Facebook)
www.usp797.org (USP 797 news, USP 797 education, and USP 797 vendors)
www.usp800.guru (USP 800 news, USP 800 education, and USP 800 vendors)

For more information about healthcare and hospital design and construction, including pharmacy design and pharmacy construction, contact Bernstein & Associates, Architects at:

New York (Headquarters)
Bernstein & Associates, Architects
122 E 42nd Street - 17th Floor
New York, NY 10168
T: 212-463-8200
F: 888-214-0670
Email: info@bernarch.com
Also in Hartford, Princeton, Charlottesville, and Los Angeles

Additional ways to follow Bernstein & Associates, Architects, include:

Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bernsteinarch
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Blogger: http://bernarch.blogspot.com/
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bernstein-&-associates-architects
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bernsteinarchitects/

Friday, February 10, 2017

Compounding Pharmacy Design in Maryland

Pharmacy design architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects (http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/) is pleased to announce that it has been hired to provide compounding pharmacy architectural design services for a private compounding facility in Maryland.

Bernstein & Associates, Architects will be providing compounding pharmacy design services for this project including: compounding pharmacy programming, compounding pharmacy planning, compounding pharmacy design, and compounding pharmacy equipment planning.

The compounding pharmacy design is for a new, compounding suite for a privately owned company. It will include a state-of-the-art, ISO 7 compounding suite, with both hazardous compounding and non-hazardous compounding, designed to comply with USP 797 and USP 800 regulations.

About Bernstein & Associates, Architects (www.bernarch.com):

Bernstein & Associates, Architects has specialized in healthcare and lab design and construction since the firm's founding in 1990. This architecture firm is well-known for pharmacy planning, pharmacy design and pharmacy construction, and has designed over (35) hospital pharmacies in the last 10 years, which have included USP 797 compliant pharmacy design and construction. The firm's principal --- William N. Bernstein, AIA --- is a well-known architect of pharmacies. He has written extensively on pharmacy design and construction including USP 797 compliant pharmacies.

USP 800 compliant design is also a specialty of Bernstein & Associates, Architects. The firm currently has (11) projects in the design and construction phase which have been designed to comply with USP 800.

A new article on the architectural design of USP 800 compliant pharmacies was published in Health Facilities Management. The article can be found here:

http://www.hfmmagazine.com/articles/2526-handling-hazardous-drugs-in-health-care

Pharmacy design projects by Bernstein & Associates, Architects  are featured on:
www.bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/ (Pharmacy Design by Bernstein & Assoc., Architects)
www.twitter.com/pharmacydesign (Pharmacy Design on Twitter)
www.pharmacydesign.org (the Pharmacy Design website)
https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacy-design (Pharmacy Design on LinkedIn)
https://www.facebook.com/pharmacydesigns/ (Pharmacy Design on Facebook)
www.usp797.org (USP 797 news, USP 797 education, and USP 797 vendors)
www.usp800.guru (USP 800 news, USP 800 education, and USP 800 vendors)

For more information about healthcare and hospital design and construction, including pharmacy design and pharmacy construction, contact Bernstein & Associates, Architects at:

New York (Headquarters)
Bernstein & Associates, Architects
122 E 42nd Street - 17th Floor
New York, NY 10168
T: 212-463-8200
F: 888-214-0670
Email: info@bernarch.com
Also in Hartford, Charlottesville, and Los Angeles

Additional ways to follow Bernstein & Associates, Architects, include:

Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bernsteinarch
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Blogger: http://bernarch.blogspot.com/
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bernstein-&-associates-architects
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bernsteinarchitects/

Behavioral Healthcare Design Consulting

Bernstein & Associates, Architects recently completed a behavioral healthcare consulting assignment for a large new behavioral healthcare facility on the Eastern Seaboard.

The behavioral healthcare facilities consisted of several units including several adult behavioral healthcare units, adolescent behavioral healthcare unit, geriatric behavioral healthcare unit, and a behavioral healthcare unit for patients also requiring more acute care services.

The consulting was done in conjunction with the Behavioral Healthcare Architecture Group (www.bharchgroup.com).

The consulting work was well received by our hospital client.

Design of behavioral healthcare space is a specialty of both Bernstein & Associates Architects (http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-behavioral-health/) and the Behavioral Healthcare Architecture Group (http://bharchgroup.com/). Recent behavioral healthcare design publications featuring these two firms include:

An article in Health Facilities Management entitled "Behavioral health design regulations - Codes, Guidelines and Resources that Promote Best Practices"
(http://www.hfmmagazine.com/display/HFM-news-article.dhtmldcrPath=/templatedata/HF_Common/NewsArticle/data/HFM/Magazine/2015/Jan/compliance-design-guidelines-behavioral-health)

A cover article in Health Facilities Management entitled "Building Better Behavioral Health Care Facilities - New Designs for Behavioral Health Care Facilities have Become an Integral Part of the Patient Experience"
(http://www.hfmmagazine.com/display/HFM-news-article.dhtml?dcrPath=/templatedata/HF_Common/NewsArticle/data/HFM/Magazine/2015/Jun/behavioral-health-care-open-design)

About Healthcare Architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects:

Healthcare architecture firm Bernstein & Associates, Architects (www.bernarch.com) is known for innovative healthcare planning, healthcare design, healthcare architecture, and healthcare interior design.

Additional ways to follow the firm's Healthcare design philosophy and healthcare design news, is through the firm’s healthcare design blog at www.bernarch.blogspot.com, as well as the firm’s healthcare design Twitter account at www.twitter.com/Hospitals,
https://www.facebook.com/bernsteinarchitects/, and https://www.linkedin.com/company/bernstein-&-associates-architects.

For more information about healthcare planning, healthcare architecture, healthcare equipment planning, and healthcare interior design, please contact:

Bernstein & Associates, Architects
122 E 42nd St, - 17th Floor,  New York, NY 10168
Tel: 212-463-8200
Email: info@bernarch.com
www.bernarch.com
New York – Hartford – Charlottesville - Los Angeles

Pharmacy Design Project in Connecticut

Pharmacy design architect Bernstein & Associates, Architects (http://bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/) is pleased to announce that architectural and engineering construction documents for a new pharmacy project in Connecticut have been completed.

Bernstein & Associates, Architects provided pharmacy design services for this project including: pharmacy programming, pharmacy planning, pharmacy design, and pharmacy equipment planning.

The pharmacy design project is for a new, compounding suite for an inpatient, hospital pharmacy. It includes a state-of-the-art, ISO 7 compounding suite, with both hazardous compounding and non-hazardous compounding, designed to comply with USP 797 and USP 800 regulations.

About Bernstein & Associates, Architects (www.bernarch.com):

Bernstein & Associates, Architects has specialized in healthcare and lab design and construction since the firm's founding in 1990. This architecture firm is well-known for pharmacy planning, pharmacy design and pharmacy construction, and has designed over (35) hospital pharmacies in the last 10 years, which have included USP 797 compliant pharmacy design and construction. The firm's principal --- William N. Bernstein, AIA --- is a well-known architect of pharmacies. He has written extensively on pharmacy design and construction including USP 797 compliant pharmacies.

USP 800 compliant design is also a specialty of Bernstein & Associates, Architects. The firm currently has (11) projects in the design and construction phase which have been designed to comply with USP 800.

A new article on the architectural design of USP 800 compliant pharmacies was published in Health Facilities Management. The article can be found here:

http://www.hfmmagazine.com/articles/2526-handling-hazardous-drugs-in-health-care

Pharmacy design projects by Bernstein & Associates, Architects  are featured on:
www.bernarch.com/healthcare-design-pharmacy/ (Pharmacy Design by Bernstein & Assoc., Architects)
www.twitter.com/pharmacydesign (Pharmacy Design on Twitter)
www.pharmacydesign.org (the Pharmacy Design website)
https://www.linkedin.com/company/pharmacy-design (Pharmacy Design on LinkedIn)
https://www.facebook.com/pharmacydesigns/ (Pharmacy Design on Facebook)
www.usp797.org (USP 797 news, USP 797 education, and USP 797 vendors)
www.usp800.guru (USP 800 news, USP 800 education, and USP 800 vendors)

For more information about healthcare and hospital design and construction, including pharmacy design and pharmacy construction, contact Bernstein & Associates, Architects at:

New York (Headquarters)
Bernstein & Associates, Architects
122 E 42nd Street - 17th Floor
New York, NY 10168
T: 212-463-8200
F: 888-214-0670
Email: info@bernarch.com
Also in Hartford, Princeton, Charlottesville, and Los Angeles

Additional ways to follow Bernstein & Associates, Architects, include:

Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bernsteinarch
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Blogger: http://bernarch.blogspot.com/
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bernstein-&-associates-architects
Bernstein & Associates, Architects on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bernsteinarchitects/