Better Care Through Better Design

The Healthcare Design Conference is the premier event devoted to how the design of responsibly built environments directly impacts the safety, operation, clinical outcomes, and financial success of healthcare facilities now and into the future. With roughly 4000 participants at the Healthcare Design Conference, this is the industry’s best-attended conference where attendees can earn up to 22 continuing education credits, network with peers, and influence the direction of the industry as it advances into the future.


2013 Session Presentations

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2013 Conference Coverage


Facility Owners Share Top Concerns In Serving Patients, Staff

February 27, 2014     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
As patient, industry, and regulatory demands heat up, hospital administrators are juggling increasingly urgent priorities. What role does the built environment play? A panel of owners weighs in.

The HCD 10: Dr. David Schuller, Owner

January 27, 2014     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
Dr. David Schuller of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center—Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute is named The HCD 10 Owner for his work in 2013.

The HCD 10: Meet The 2nd Annual Winners

January 27, 2014     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
Our second annual list of 10 outstanding industry pros offers a snapshot of what can be accomplished—individually, and as an industry—in one year’s time.

VIDEO: Founder Of Cradle To Cradle Design Brings His Message To Healthcare Designers

December 11, 2013     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
With Cradle to Cradle certification now in the public domain, co-founder William McDonough explains what healthcare buildings can do to go beyond being “less bad” for both human health and the environment.

What Owners Want: Top Design Issues Facing Hospital Administrators Today

December 2, 2013     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
Asked to prioritize their facility concerns during an “innovators” meeting at the Healthcare Design Conference, hospital representatives focused on three key areas.

New Logo, New Avenues To Connect Healthcare Design Community

November 21, 2013     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
Notice something new at the top of this page? Healthcare Design's new logo ushers in our energized, expanded approach to serving the healthcare design community.
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