Kristin D. Zeit's blog

Style And Substance: The New Healthcare Design Magazine

September 7, 2016     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

We’ve enlisted a new design that will help us serve our audience better while also improving our operations. Sound familiar?

Healthcare Designers Go For The Gold

August 15, 2016     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

Opportunities abound for healthcare providers to capitalize on our country’s athletic obsessions; meanwhile, designers of healthcare spaces engage in a little healthy competition of their own.

Questioning The Trends

June 2, 2016     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

While we love to consider the forest—the big-picture trends in healthcare design—it doesn’t tell the whole story. 

What Does It Really Mean To Design For Wellness?

April 26, 2016     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

The effort to promote and support population health and wellness has few rivals in its influence on healthcare today, inspiring the planning, design, and construction community to create environments that help providers deliver on that mission. Healthcare Design asked industry members how wellness is being defined in their work—and they showed us. 

Who's Your Design Team MVP?

March 17, 2016     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

Every design team has an unsung hero who deserves a public pat on the back. Tell us about yours.

Making Healthcare Visits A Ride In The Park

February 18, 2016     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

A visit to a doctor's office, treatment center, or hospital is no trip to Disneyland. But could it be? 

It's Time To Take Another Look at Sustainable Design

January 14, 2016     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

“Green design” may not be the buzzword it used to be, but with solutions implemented years ago now bearing measurable results, it may be poised for a new day in the sun.

Putting The "You" In "Team"

December 1, 2015     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

While there may be no “i” in “team,” Healthcare Design believes in celebrating individuals anyway. Here’s why.

The Next Ebola Is Coming: Are Facilities Prepared?

October 23, 2015     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

Infectious disease control was top of mind a year ago, but today, complacency is a threat. Understanding proper protocols and designing spaces to contain and treat highly communicative diseases require a pipeline of funding—and vigilance.

Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are

September 23, 2015     Kristin D. Zeit

Can today’s research efforts move the needle on designing healthcare environments? Sure—if you can find them.

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