December 17, 2014 Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
Healthcare Design’s Top 10 most-clicked articles in 2014 capture the industry's growing interest in creating healthcare spaces that not only enhance outcomes but that leave patients walking away from a healthcare experience with a favorable opinion of it. See the full list here.
Healthcare designers must demonstrate the financial and operational value of their planning and design recommendations to clients, with data-driven design tools able to provide insight on how even the coolest-looking design will also perform to expectations.
December 4, 2014 Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
Healthcare organizations across the country are turning to their facility planning partners to create a roadmap to success in the shift to ambulatory care. But how is that translated to identifying space needs? And what bumps in the road are likely to be encountered, even with the best-laid plans in place?
After two tumultuous years of operation, Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, Calif., still offers positive lessons in patient-centered and staff-supportive design, as seen in a facility tour during the 2014 Healthcare Design Conference.
What design features are improving results and leading to better patient and staff satisfaction at one of the country’s largest public safety-net hospitals? During the Healthcare Design Conference, members of the design team took time to share what they’ve learned over the past 12 months.
Designing healthcare spaces for the Millennial generation as patients calls for innovation—in particular, taking a page out of Apple’s book in how to design an authentic, transparent, and personal experience.
November 16, 2014 Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
The new hospital in San Diego is being built to the Kaiser Permanente template but with some twists, thanks to concepts presented through the organization's Small Hospital, Big Idea Competition. Attendees of the 2014 Healthcare Design Conference had a chance to visit the site and see mock-ups of those new ideas in practice.