With time, the quality and quantoty of medical facilities available to common folks have been getting better and better. Here we have listed some of the most beautiful hospitals in the world based on their willingness to promote health and wellness as well as the architectural beauty of the building that has only added to their first-class medical services.
10. Richard Desmond Children’s Eye Centre London, UK
One of the most eye-catching buildings in London is that of the Richard Desmond Children’s Eye Centre. Founded in 2007, architectural firm Penoyre and Prasad came up with a clever design where a number of folded aluminium panels in the exterior helps shade the building during day time and make it look attractive too. It’s a world-class children’s eye clinic with child-friendly patient environment, research and surgery facilities. In collaboration with the Moorfields Eye Hospital the Eye Centre offers all the facilities expected from one of the top 10 most modern hospitals in the world.
9.Phoenix Children’s Hospital Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Hailed as an amazing child’s hospital, the Phoenix Children’s Hospital opened in 1983. Today it is one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country with, 1000 paediatric specialists and 70 paediatric subspecialties. The hospital has a child-focused design made by the HKS Architects. It has got an uplifting atmosphere with rooftop garden, patients rooms equipped with sleeper sofas for guests etc. The hospital utilises the daylight cleverly while controlling the interior temperature which is extremely necessary for a health clinic located in the Arizona desert.
8. C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital Michigan, USA
Located in Ann Arbour, the hospital is a paediatric hospital through the University of Michigan Health System. Covering nearly 850,000 square feet, it’s a state-of-the-art clinic, research, and education facility. Founded in 1969, C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital has a separate youth and adolescent psychiatric ward. Ranked as one of the top paediatric centres in America, it recently underwent a costing $754 million renovation. The hospital’s extensive art collection includes works by local artists and also houses gift shop, outdoor garden park, place for meditation, family workout room and of course indoor playground for children.
7. Sky Ridge Medical Center Lone Tree Colorado, USA
Founded in 2003, the Sky Ridge Medical Center was designed by Partners of Nashville, Tennessee and Gresham Smith. It has a soothing, healing environment and works by local artists are exhibited that bring a sense of home and aesthetic beauty for the recovery of the patients. A model of care unit for the rest of the country to follow, Sky Ridge has got all the new facilities and latest technologies available today.This hospital is considered to be the one of the best hospitals in the world.
6. Bunrungrad International Hospital Bangkok, Thailand
The word “Bumrungrad” means “to nurture the people” or “to care for the populace”. Founded on 17th September 1980, the Bumrungrad is a multiple-specialty medical centre. With an investment of 90 million Thai baht, the centre was Southeast Asia’s largest private hospital when it opened. It had only 200 beds back then but today it’s a 1000-bed facility. It’s called ‘one-stop’ centre for medical services and has 1,200 doctors and 38 specialty centres. Managed by a brilliant team of experienced administrators from United Kingdom, the United States, Thailand and Australia, is one of the most amazing modern hospitals in the world.
5. Carilion Roanoke Memorial HospitalVirginia, USA
One of the largest and top hospitals in the world, the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital was founded in 1899. In the 1920s and 1930s the hospital grew thanks to the donations of a wealthy railroad executive and contractor named David W. Flickwir who was husband to the hospital’s nursing superintendent. To recognise its “Greatest Benefactor”, the Flickwir Memorial Unit was built in 1925. The unit still stands. In the 21st century the hospital saw large expansion projects. Today it has four care units – women and children’s facility, an outpatient surgery centre, an emergency department, and a cardio-vascular care centre.
4. St. Luke’s Medical Center Global City, Philippines
One of the most technologically advance hospitals of our time, the St. Luke’s Medical Center is a tertiary referral hospital. Founded in 1903 by the Protestant Episcopalian Americans – a group of missionaries it was a charity ward and dispensary hospital. It was in the 1970s, that the place was transformed into an independent, non-profit corporation. The hospital today has 1,500 medical consultants, 644 nurses, and 230 medical residents, 2,000 other paramedical, sporting and administrative staffs. St. Luke’s is affiliated to a number of significant and efficient medical facilities like New York- Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University etc.
3. Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital Vancouver, USA
Located in what is called one of the best cities to live in, Vancouver, the Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital, offers the latest medical technology in a warm, comfortable, family-focused environment. This modern hospital was designed by Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership, an architectural firm from Portland. Besides the regular promotion of health and wellness, the centre offers specialised focus in joint replacement and stroke treatment. The Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital tops the list of world leading hospital designs and even has aerobics centre, gift shop, coffee cart and a healing garden. Its calm environment and natural light helps patients fast recovery.
2. Hospital Punta Pacífica, JOHNS HOPKINS Panama City, Panama
Founded in 2006, Hospital Punta Pacífica has a state-of-the-art facility. When the business heads of companies and local physicians joined hands to raise the standard of health care in Panama City, the Hospital Punta Pacífica was born. With the assistance of Johns Hopkins Medicine International the hospital provides some of the best medical facilities – endoscopy, paediatrics, obstetrics, nephrology, urology, cardiology, physiotherapy, gastroenterology, etc. The centre has 80 beds including 52 private rooms and a sufficient number of experienced doctors to the people of Latin America.
1. St. Rose Dominican Hospitals, Siena Campus Henderson, USA
Located in Henderson, Nevada, the St. Rose Dominican’s Siena Campus owned and run by Dignity Health. In 2000, when the Henderson area was experience incredible growth, the second St. Rose Dominican facility was opened to provide the much-needed healthcare services. Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican is a non-profit faith-based hospital system. One of the America’s five largest health care systems, Dignity Health dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality and affordable medical system especially for the poor. The hospital spawns over 328,078 square feet of land 230 beds with all kinds of service units and programmes.