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Aesthetics Of A Successful Waiting Room

April 16, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Furniture, lighting, and artwork are some of the elements designers are using to up the ante in healthcare facilities.
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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.
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PHOTO TOUR: St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital

April 11, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a virtual walk through this replacement community hospital in Greensboro, Ga., opened in November 2013.
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Can I Help You With That Door?

April 3, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
A trip to an orthopedic office illustrates the importance of remembering the patients you’re designing for and how their needs should be considered with every design choice you make—starting with the front door.
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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.
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Fundamentals Of Cancer Center Design: The Caregivers

March 19, 2014     Jason Schroer and Carol Kartje
In the second installment of a four-part series on the growing need for cancer treatment facilities and how to create a holistic approach to their planning and design, the roles of various caregivers is defined, providing insight on their work to create the most supportive environment.
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How To Design A ‘Smart’ Hospital

March 10, 2014     Evan Weremeychik
To support care delivery today and tomorrow, technology integration must be a major piece of any new facility project. A new endocrinology center in the works offers insight into the art of creating a technologically advanced hospital.
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PHOTO TOUR: Fontana Medical Center

February 28, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through Kaiser Permanente’s Fontana Medical Center in Fontana, Calif., opened in May 2013.
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PHOTO TOUR: Stanford Children’s Health Specialty Services

February 14, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a virtual walk through the pediatric orthopedic and cardiology clinic in Emeryville, Calif., opened in September 2013.
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Designing To Reduce Workplace Injuries

February 5, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
A Nurture study looks at staff injuries related to patient transfers and how design might help reduce risky behaviors.
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