Interior Design

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PHOTO TOUR: Hatcher Station Health Center

August 28, 2015     posted by Kristin D. Zeit

Take a visual walk through the Hatcher Station Health Center in Dallas, completed in June 2015.

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Teaming Up For Wellness

August 28, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany brings together three organizations under one roof with the mission to improve the health of its Ohio community.

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At Bat: Nurses Step Up To Design Plate

August 27, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

What’s the value of the clinician’s point of view in the planning and design of healthcare facilities? Two industry leaders talk about how nurses’ role has changed in the last decade and how they’re helping them get more involved.

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Driving Performance At Scott & White Clinic Rock Prairie

August 26, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Scott & White Healthcare focused on new departmental synergies and Lean principles to design a clinic that’s able to flex for future needs.

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Tips To Reduce MRI Noise And Vibration In Healthcare Environments

August 24, 2015     Benjamin Davenny

The surfaces surrounding an MRI can contribute to the noise the machine creates, but they can also work to diminish it. Here are some ways to help keep the peace.

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PHOTO TOUR: AIMMC Center for Advanced Care

August 21, 2015     posted by Kristin D. Zeit

Talk a visual walk through Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center’s new Center for Advanced Care in Chicago, opened in April 2015.

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James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute: Project Breakdown

August 17, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Details on The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s comprehensive cancer center in Columbus, Ohio—opened December 2014—including costs, design team, and suppliers.

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Rewriting The Playbook: James Cancer Hospital

August 17, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

After planning and designing the new 19-story James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, leadership decided to add a second-floor radiation oncology unit—and that’s just one of the mid-project game-changers undertaken during this $750 million project.

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Designing Obstetrics Spaces For The 30-something Mom

August 14, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor

More and more women are waiting longer to have children, requiring healthcare providers to up the ante aesthetically in birthing spaces while also supporting more complex services. 

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Does The Decentralized Nursing Model Deliver?

August 6, 2015     Debajyoti Pati and Pamela Redden

After more than a decade of industry adoption, it may be time to look back before navigating ahead.

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PHOTO TOUR: Aiyuhua Hospital for Children and Women

August 3, 2015     posted by Kristin D. Zeit

Take a visual walk through the Aiyuhua Hospital for Children and Women in Beijing, opened in December 2014.

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Little Things: Designing For Labor, Delivery, And Beyond

July 31, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor

Hospitals and health systems around the country are investing capital dollars in the birth experience, from creating standalone birth centers to renovating obstetrics units, all in an effort to get the details right for that special day—and, hopefully, inspire lifelong relationships along the way.

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Room To Grow At Texas Children’s Hospital

July 30, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The updated and expanded Child Life Zone gives patients, families, and therapists more room to play, work, and spend time together.

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What I Learned On My Tour Of Park Nicollet Women’s Center

July 28, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Start with 18 bathrooms, bring 15 services together under one roof, and offer two types of waiting environments—including space for kids—and you’re on the right path to improving the healthcare experience for women.

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NICU Simulation Lab Sees Continuous Improvement

July 24, 2015     Tammy Smith Thompson

The Institute for Patient-Centered Design’s 2013 design competition to improve the NICU environment is reaching the final installment of its resulting simulation lab, with plenty learned along the way from the industry members and other stakeholders who have weighed in on iterations of its design. Here’s some of what was learned along the way.

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