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October 26, 1946

The Modern Small Hospital and Community Health Center: A Selection of Plans for Small Hospitals and Community Health Centers Submitted in the 1944 Competition Conducted by the Modern Hospital Together with Discussions of the Problems Involved in Financing, Planning, Building and Operation by Leading Hospital Authorities

JAMA. 1946;132(8):482. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870430062028

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This book contains a selection of forty-one plans for small hospitals and community health centers submitted in the 1944 competition conducted by the Modern Hospital. In connection with each plan are comments by the architects and designers as well as by the committee on awards. Twelve prize winning plans are included, representing six hospitals and six community health centers. Additional articles by leading hospital authorities give valuable information on administrative and professional organization, hospital planning, construction, operation and finance. Check lists are likewise included showing the type of equipment required in various hospital departments. The book contains excellent illustrations of floor plans and exterior views and can be recommended highly as a source of information for all who are interested in hospital construction and organization.

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