Speakers at the Healthcare Design Academy in Washington, D.C., discussed the changing landscape of healthcare delivery and the opportunities for design in that future.
The more healthcare owners spend on preparing for technology integration, the more their facilities have to be ready to adapt. What’s the designer’s role in all this? It’s bigger than you might think.
How design interventions can solve the challenges that continue to stay top-of-mind for healthcare’s c-suite.
This year rings in the latest installment of the Facility Guidelines Institute’s Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities, which includes plenty of updates from the 2010 edition.
Maggie’s Centres marry patient- and family-centered care with thoughtful, high-profile architecture and design—an approach that takes on even greater significance in today’s healthcare environment.
The hospitality industry was rocked by the evolution of customer review websites, and a new survey shows that awareness and use of physician rating sites has skyrocketed since just a few years ago. In this next chapter of patient satisfaction, design stands to play a major role.
Four steps offer owners a plan for action to deliver a better patient experience in 2014.
They provide a vital portal into the ED but many ambulance bays also become dumping grounds for excess supplies and waste. The right layout and design can help overcome these issues but first you’ve got to identify who’s accountable for these areas.
End customers define value. In healthcare, those customers are patients and their families. So when families demanded a feature during the construction of a new children's hospital that exposed the facility to risk, designers had to work to make sure they got it right for everyone.
A panel of green building experts is coming to the Healthcare Design Academy, February 27-March 1 in Washington, D.C.—and they want to know what’s on your mind.