Not only do patients appreciate doctors’ visits that get them in and out, but shorter appointments mean providers can see more patients in a day. Design is key to success. Here are a few ideas on how to create spaces that make the average outpatient visit a whole lot faster.
January 7, 2016 Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
Urgent care is an old standby seeing new life thanks to the care delivery model’s ability to answer multiple industry challenges, including providing the care patients need, when and where they want it.
December 8, 2015 Nicholas Watkins and Zishan Siddiqui
From some perspectives, a recent study from Johns Hopkins threw a monkey wrench into the industry when it found no relationship between building design and patient satisfaction with care delivery. In this exclusive report, one of the study’s authors and a healthcare design researcher weigh in why that’s not quite the end of the story.
As more and more boomers reach age 65, the healthcare planning and design community continues to search for clarity on how to design facilities for this significant cohort. With much still to learn about the generation’s unique requirements, universal design may serve as an ideal solution.
As the latest breakthrough in delivering radiation for cancer treatment, carbon-ion therapy is gaining popularity worldwide and inching toward more adoption in the U.S., calling for designs that support the highly complex—and expensive—technology
Just as the delivery of behavioral healthcare care has transformed over the years, the spaces where treatment is provided is taking new shape to support these modern solutions, from private patient rooms to behavioral health spaces within EDs.
Surgical environments are a great challenge for healthcare designers, due to rapid evolution of medical procedures and technology. So what’s the key? This blog from the AIA AAH says it’s all about flexibility.