Long serving as an innovator in the healthcare space, the Department of Veterans Affairs is now facing scrutiny for what’s being called “dysfunctional” hospital construction project oversight. In a closer look of reports on what went wrong, some lessons emerge on what the public sector might learn from the private healthcare design industry.
With more than 80 million individuals who will be in need of aging housing and services in the coming years, it's time to take a closer look at expectations for senior care facilities and recognize industry professionals who are already creating successful environments.
When it comes to wayfinding, thinking beyond the basics will take you far, and take patients and visitors to the right destination.
Five healthcare design professionals weigh in on what the "must-haves" are when designing modern children's facilities that can compete in the growing market.
Philanthropy fuels children's hospitals, and one outdoor art installation proves that design can play a successful part in the fundraising process.
Sometimes what makes an integrated project delivery project successful isn’t necessarily spelled out in the contract.
For all the benefits private patient rooms bring to the table, one doctor questions the effects they have on companionship and patient interaction.
Cancer care delivery has changed drastically from what it was just a few decades ago, which means the physical space where that care is delivered needs to be updated to support this new environment, and a few major trends are leading the pack.
The healthcare industry is focused on what’s to come, shifting business models and answering those moves with creative design solutions. But it’s important to learn from past challenges and recognize successes.
How can research play a role in identifying design approaches that will create successful patient-centered environments in the wake of healthcare reform?