During the Healthcare Design Virtual Symposium, speakers from Perkins+Will shared how Lean processes can help improve efficiency of design and client operations.
Designing for the new baby boomer patient population starts at the beginning. Designers should rethink the healthcare facility parking lot to account for elderly drivers' diminished sight, reaction times, and coordination.
Asked to prioritize their facility concerns during an “innovators” meeting at the Healthcare Design Conference, hospital representatives focused on three key areas.
Research shows that lighting provides a number of benefits, from improving mood to decreasing pain, calling for the need to re-evaluate the approach to lighting that’s taken in patient rooms.
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital illustrates how the right design choice isn't always the one based on technology. Sometimes it's as easy as opening the windows to hear the "birds and the boats."
When approaching a new project, whether on domestic or international ground, culture, tradition, and values often aren't easily discernible. Designers need to dig deep to truly understand the culture of their clients and the communities they serve.
Notice something new at the top of this page? Healthcare Design's new logo ushers in our energized, expanded approach to serving the healthcare design community.
The Orlando VA Medical Center in Orlando, Fla., one of the facility tours at Healthcare Design Conference 2013, incorporates the words "For Those Who Served" into the design. The center aims to serve as a "working medical monument."
James Hunt, practicing architect and facility management professional, explains the Ten Things You Know That Just Ain't So.
Online Masters in Public Health recently listed its choices for the 30 most architecturally impressive hospitals in the world. Which ones did they miss? Here are my picks.