Debra Levin's blog

What’s Left Behind

November 30, 2016     Debra Levin

Healthcare designers are in a unique position to create professional legacies that are far-reaching  

Keeping Pace With Changes In Healthcare Design

October 20, 2016     Debra Levin
A recent exercise identified the top drivers for change in the healthcare design industry.

The Concept Of Placemaking

October 13, 2016     Debra Levin
The healthcare design community already knows a thing or two about “placemaking,” but the time may be right to take the concept even further.
 

Asking The Right Questions

October 11, 2016     Debra Levin

As the healthcare industry turns a corner, designers and providers have new challenges to face and new issues to consider.  

A Forecast For Change

June 1, 2016     Debra Levin

New methods of care delivery are creating opportunities for the architecture and design community. 

6 Evidence-Based Design Strategies For Med/Surg Rooms

May 19, 2016     Debra Levin

The Center for Health Design studied patient rooms in medical/surgical units to identify the top design considerations that should be introduced for improved patient and staff safety. Here’s a look at the top six. 

Is It Time To Reinvent Healthcare Design?

April 15, 2016     Debra Levin

For any industry, being at a critical junction can often mean re-examining and reimagining core offerings—and now may just be that time for those charged with creating healthcare environments. 

Where Healthcare Design Inspiration Blooms

March 4, 2016     Debra Levin

With spring comes an instinctive drive for new life, especially in the realm of professional inspiration. Here are some ideas worth pursuing to help get the creative juices flowing again.

Teaching To The Test

February 16, 2016     Debra Levin

The unintended negative consequences of teaching primary school students to perform well on tests may serve as a warning to designers creating spaces to achieve high HCAHPS scores.

What Keeps You Up At Night?

January 21, 2016     Debra Levin

Attendees of the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference weighed in on the topics top of mind for them right now, shedding light on shifting priorities compared to the previous year.

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