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Achieving Sustainable Hospital Designs

sustainable building design

Read more | Apr 19, 2019

 
How Well-Designed Hospital Lighting Makes for a Better Patient Experience

natural light in a hospital

Read more | Apr 10, 2019

 
Medical Research Reveals the Benefits of Patient Whiteboards

Is there a lot of medical research pertaining to patient room whiteboards? Does placing a whiteboard in a patient room make a difference in their health and the satisfaction with their care? These are both great questions. Every device placed within a medical facility needs to prove its worth either to patients or providers, and custom whiteboards do both.

 
Simple Tips to Increase the Effectiveness of Hospital Whiteboards

While every hospital's needs are different, there are a few common issues that should be avoided when designing and using your whiteboards.

 
Communication is at the Heart of Patient-Centered Care

patient mri

Patient-centered care encourages patients to take an active role in their healthcare, but in order to be more informed and ready for action, a solid base of communication must be established between care providers and their patients.…

 
Making Optimal Use of Space in Patient Rooms

room blueprints

In today’s healthcare climate, hospitals are required to do more with less. The number of patients is increasing, reimbursements are shrinking, and patient-centered care is surging to the forefront of how providers treat. This has placed a great strain…

 
How Facility Design Impacts Behavioral Health Treatment

behavioral health whiteboards

About 44 million American adults suffer from some type of mental health condition, studies show, and many people are not receiving the treatment they need.…

 
Patient Wellness Begins with Well Designed Medical Facilities

hospital design blueprints

Patient safety and comfort during inpatient stays are challenges every facility faces. Every year, doctors and hospital staff fight a never-ending battle against patient falls, infections and other hazards in the hospital, making this issue a

 
The Fascinating Way Patients Interact with Art in Hospitals

lanscape art

When searching for art to place in a healthcare facility, particularly a hospital, one of the biggest mistakes management teams and designers can make is taking the “easy route.” They source budget prints to hang on walls, often lumping the pieces in with…

 
2018: A Year in Healthcare Design

hospital design planning

Healthcare facility design is an ever-evolving process. Trends come and go, new evidence-based practices are brought into the spotlight, and facilities are constantly pursuing new ways to stand out from the competition. A lot can change in a year, which is why we are…