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Journal of The Korea Institute of Healthcare Architecture
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Volume 18, Issue 4 - Nov 2012
Volume 18, Issue 3 - Aug 2012
Volume 18, Issue 2 - May 2012
Volume 18, Issue 1 - Feb 2012
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A Study on the status of Healthcare Market and Healthcare Facilities Infrastructure in Emerging Countries
Nam Gung, Jin ; Lee, Sang-Ho ;
Journal of The Korea Institute of Healthcare Architecture, volume 18, issue 1, 2012, Pages 7~14
In this study, the status of healthcare infrastructure in foreign countries was investigated for a Korean healthcare business planning to expand its business to these countries. Countries selected and surveyed are China, India, Indonesia, and the Middle East. When the surveyors visited the hospitals, the hospital facilities were investigated and medical professionals were interviewed to scrutinize the healthcare conditions in the hospitals. Also studied are healthcare related laws, trend of healthcare policies, hospital operations, medical staffing, and global healthcare service providers. Korea has expanded their overseas healthcare market only to small-sized hospitals and clinics. In order to keep up with global market expansion in the healthcare domain, strategic marketing is required. Especially, the most important key for overseas marketing is to make a synergizing system among hospitals, construction companies, medical equipment providers and IT solution providers. For the next step, the in-depth study will be conducted through real projects in the target countries per type of business.
Actual Use and Characteristics of Clues for Blind Person's Independent Walking - Case Study of Kansai Region in JAPAN -
Cho, Minjung ; Chie, Murosaki ;
Journal of The Korea Institute of Healthcare Architecture, volume 18, issue 1, 2012, Pages 15~23
The purpose of this research is support blind person's daily walking. In order to achieve the purpose, we investigate how the environmental information is used for their daily walking both in residential and commercial areas considering the characteristics of walking. In the investigation, interview to the persons concerned is carried out and all the conversation with them is recorded with a voice recorder. Moreover, the environmental information that may become clues is plotted on a map together with photos. The results are as follows; (1) Environmental information which the blind persons use is different depending on the role of its own of place, such as place confirmation, direction decision, distance understanding. (2) It is demonstrated that the information acquisition from sound is effective when they especially understand place and location.
Residence Consciousness of The Elderly Residing in Apartments
Lee, Ho Sung ;
Journal of The Korea Institute of Healthcare Architecture, volume 18, issue 1, 2012, Pages 25~33
As of November 1st 2010, 59% of overall residences in Korea are apartments with 8,185,000 households and when including the multi-unit houses, 71.0% of the overall residences are multifamily houses. The apartments have become the most universal form of residence in Korea and its' relative weight will continuously increase in the future. Meanwhile, Korea has turned into aging society in 2000 and will turn into the super-aged society by 2026 to display the world's fastest speed for aging. Majority of the elderly will spend their declining years in apartments. To understand the residence consciousness and its' properties for unit housing of the elderly residing in apartments, the present study obtained the following results through surveying the 541 nationwide samples. First, the elderly most prefer the mid and high levels(6-9th floors, or 10-15th floors) of apartments. Second, the elderly couples most prefer areas of
while single elderly most prefer
. Third, the elderly feel the most inconveniences in bathrooms and showers. Fourth, safety accidents in dwelling of the elderly have no significant correlation with age, gender or their possessed diseases. Fifth, the elderly displayed high satisfaction for their bedrooms. Sixth, there were less tendencies for elderly to feel lack of storage spaces or conduct remodeling. As a result of the analysis, all apartment houses of Korea must support the physical aging of residents and prevent safety accidents in houses to enable Korean aging in place.
A study on the planning of the composition and the area of the neuroscience center in general hospital
Yun, Wooyong ; Chai, Choulgyun ;
Journal of The Korea Institute of Healthcare Architecture, volume 18, issue 1, 2012, Pages 35~43
Diseases of cranial nerves are one of the most difficult illnesses to be treated because of the fact that diseases are hardly detected in early stage. As the nation is becoming an aging society, there is an increasing number of the patient who has diseases of cranial nerves. So a lot of healthcare facilities is in the middle of having a preparation for medical center providing adequate medical service to the patient suffering from diseases of cranial nerves. However, it is extremely difficult to define what the specialized medical center is. It is necessary to give an architectural suggestion of the specialized medical center in response to the proposal of healthcare system for successful operation. Therefore this study aims to suggest the composition and the area of the medical center on neuroscience.
A Study on Correlation between Therapeutic outdoor environments and Health outcomes in Geriatric Hospital
Tak, YoungRan ; An, JiYeon ; Jung, SoYoung ;
Journal of The Korea Institute of Healthcare Architecture, volume 18, issue 1, 2012, Pages 45~52
This study aims to examine the outdoor environment of a geriatric hospital and explore its stress-relief impact upon those who utilize it. Post Occupancy Evaluation is employed to assess the effectiveness of a healthcare setting. This study is based on survey questionnaire including the users' perception of outdoor environment, their perceived restorativeness, and quality of life. A total of one hundred and sixty individuals including patients, families and visitors, and healthcare staffs. As a result, it turns out that the therapeutic outdoor environment and its users' health outcomes, such as reststroativeness and quality of life are significantly correlated. In conclusion, the finding of this research seems to demonstrate the potential that the therapeutic outdoor environment has for the improvement of its users' health by enhancing.
A Study on the Prerequisite of the Net and Gross Area in General Hospital
Seong, Joon-Ho ; Kim, Khil-Chae ;
Journal of The Korea Institute of Healthcare Architecture, volume 18, issue 1, 2012, Pages 53~60
Spatial configuration of the building quality relationships and reasonable distribution of space by utilizing the Net and Gross area. Therefore this study prerequisite for to investigate of Net and Gross area calculation in general hospital. For this study method as follow. First, a case study internal and external of net and gross area composition. Further more study on the other architect type. Second, a case study measuring area method for general hospital in internal and external. Finally, base on the analysis results of the drawn a net and gross area composition in general hospital.
Sustainable Healthcare Facility Standard and Prerequisites
Lee, Byungyun ;
Journal of The Korea Institute of Healthcare Architecture, volume 18, issue 1, 2012, Pages 63~67