Art in Design


Waiting Rooms: How To Design To Impress

April 15, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
No longer just a place for sitting or watching TV, today's waiting areas are an opportunity to make a good impression, put patients and guests at ease, and get a leg up on the competition.

5 Design Ideas For Healthcare Waiting Rooms

March 24, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Improved lighting, new layouts, and pleasing furnishings go a long way in setting facilities apart and creating a positive brand impression.

PHOTO TOUR: Lawrence G. Kolb Research Building

March 7, 2014     By Henry Meltzer
Take a visual walk through the renovation of the third floor of New York State Psychiatric Institute’s Lawrence G. Kolb Research Building, completed in June 2013.

Owner’s POV: Richard Molseed, Avera Health

March 4, 2014     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
The executive vice president of Avera Health in Sioux Falls, S.D., offers his perspective on how the built environment must change in today’s healthcare climate, and how his hospitals and clinics are trying to walk the walk.

The Year Of The Environmental Audit

February 20, 2014     Rosalyn Cama
Four steps offer owners a plan for action to deliver a better patient experience in 2014.

Supportive Design For Caregivers

February 6, 2014     Amy Griffin
Listening to caregivers offers insights into how smart facility design can fight staff burnout.

The Built-In Benefits Of Retail Conversions For Healthcare

January 17, 2014     Christine Guzzo Vickery
Thanks to their location within communities, urban infrastructure, and flexible floor plates, the nation's empty big-box stores offer plenty of reasons to rethink clinic design.

Designing Beyond Facility Walls

December 17, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Outdoor spaces can serve a vital role in the healing process and there’s lots of room for creative thinking. Spaulding Rehabilitation made the most of its three-acre site, including turning the service area into a multipurpose setting for recreation and therapy.

HCD Conference 2013: Live Feed

November 17, 2013     Megan Rozsa
Follow along with what's happening at the Healthcare Design Conference in Orlando by following our live social media feed.

Art Plays Starring Role At Kaiser Permanente’s New Oregon Hospital

November 5, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The healthcare organization reaps the benefits of early planning to deliver an integrated, regionally rich, and diverse art program at Westside Medical Center.
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