Despite efforts to reduce—or eliminate—waiting in healthcare facilities, many patients still need a place to sit. Research shared at the Healthcare Design Expo in Houston illustrated how and where people are sitting in specific waiting rooms and some important design considerations to improve the experience.
More innovative spaces dedicated to employees’ work and respite are increasingly finding their way into building programs across healthcare for a variety of reasons, requiring solutions that are effective but won’t break the bank.
October 31, 2016 Bryan Langlands and Byron Burlingame
The public comment period for the latest draft of the FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction is open. Here’s a summary of changes being considered, what they mean for the industry, and how to share your opinions on them.
The Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids, and Carol Van Andel Healthy Living Center are colocating at a 117,000-square-foot Y to provide health activities and programs, a musculoskeletal clinic, and wellness center.