Trends in Technology


What Issues Keep Healthcare Providers And Designers Up At Night?

March 19, 2015     Debra Levin

When attendees at the 2014 Healthcare Design Conference were asked to choose the top issues that keep them up at night, the results revealed differences between providers’ and designers’ perspectives.


FIRST LOOK: Memorial Sloan Kettering Josie Robertson Surgery Center

February 16, 2015     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis
Take a sneak peek of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s latest project in New York, a 15-story, 175,000-square-foot surgery center.

An App A Day Can Keep The Doctor Away

January 15, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Morristown Medical Center isn’t just accepting the fact that more patients and family members are using online resources to get health information. It’s actively engaging in that conversation with a new retail concept that helps connect patients and staff with the latest apps and devices.


Best Of 2014: How To Design A ‘Smart’ Hospital

December 17, 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.


Here Come The Millennials: Engaging A Generation By Design

November 25, 2014     Christine Devens

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.


What's Next For Patient Room Design?

November 12, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
NXT Health’s Patient Room 2020 prototype made waves through the healthcare design industry when launched last year. In this installment of Healthcare Design's special report on the patient room, NXT Health executive director Salley Whitman talks about the model and how the concepts proposed continue to evolve and push patient room design forward.

Take Five With David Ruthven

September 15, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The creative director at NXT Health discusses the top five tech-fueled trends and issues getting his attention right now.

Guest Services: A New Approach

July 3, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
As loved ones take on a larger role in the caregiving process, healthcare facilities are rethinking family and visitor spaces to provide a variety of spaces for them to work, play, or simply get away.

Healthcare Innovators Video Series

April 18, 2014     Adam Armstrong
The Healthcare Innvoators Video Series, brought to you by Steelcase Health, is a three-part video series bringing together healthcare leaders to discuss their thoughts on the future of the industry, care practices, technologies, and how collaboration in each of these areas will ultimately drive better outcomes.

Weighing The Options For Data Center Projects

March 18, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
Healthcare has been transformed by technology, from care delivery to electronic health records, and requires the ability to support the systems in place and store the data captured. With a variety of options available for data center projects, it's important to assess the pros and cons of each.

Designing Healthcare Spaces For IT Systems Integration

March 11, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
Impact Advisors’ Carl Fleming shares how design and information technology must come together to support high-tech healthcare delivery.

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.

4 Healthcare Market Trends To Watch

January 23, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
The unknowns surrounding healthcare reform are becoming clearer in 2014. And of several trends beginning to surface, four particularly impact the healthcare design space.

Take Five With Michael Lied

January 21, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The principal and director of healthcare with GBBN Architects discusses the top five trends and issues getting his attention right now.

Take Five With Robin Guenther

January 3, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The principal with Perkins+Will discusses the top five trends and issues getting her attention right now.
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