Interior Design


PHOTO TOUR: Stamford Hospital MOB

February 12, 2016     posted by Kristin D. Zeit

Take a visual walk through Stamford Hospital’s new outpatient medical building in Stamford, Conn., completed in October 2015.


Risk Management: Preparing Your Facility To Handle Infectious Disease Patients

February 11, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Healthcare facilities should be thinking about and designing to handle infectious disease patients—for today’s cases as well as those in the future.


Travel Companion For Kids

February 9, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Juliana Children’s Hospital uses graphics, projections, and hands-on objects to create an interactive experience throughout its facility that’s designed to delight young patients.


Five Ways Design Can Make Doctors' Visits Shorter

February 4, 2016     Delia Caldwell and David Martin

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. 


Examining The Exam Room: 3 Trends To Watch

February 2, 2016     Christine Guzzo Vickery

The once standardized exam room is evolving to support a lot more than just the patient exam, with three trends influencing the design of this space the most. 


Alder Hey Children’s Hospital: Project Breakdown

January 26, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Details on Alder Hey’s new facility in England—opened October 2015—including costs, design team, and suppliers.


Alder Hey's Park Place

January 26, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The children’s hospital in Liverpool, England, integrates a trio of buildings into its scenic setting to maximize clinic space and bring patients and staff as close to nature as possible.


PHOTO TOUR: CAMC Cancer Center

January 20, 2016     posted by Kristin D. Zeit

Take a visual walk through Charleston Area Medical Center’s (CAMC) new cancer center in Charleston, W.V., opened in May 2015.


PHOTO TOUR: SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital

January 8, 2016     posted by Kristin D. Zeit

Take a visual walk through SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Jefferson City, completed in November 2014.


Urgent Care: Right Here, Right Now

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. 


Promoting Wellness On Campus

January 5, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

California State University Northridge's new Oasis Wellness Center is designed to give students a break from the hustle and bustle of campus life with a relaxing setting for university-based therapy services, peer counseling, massage therapy, nutrition and wellness counseling, and outdoor meditation.


Take 5 With Jeff Nicholas

January 4, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The director of healthcare at Tocci Building Companies discusses the top five trends and issues getting his attention right now.


PHOTO TOUR: Jimmy Fund Clinic

December 22, 2015     posted by Kristin D. Zeit

Take a visual walk through the renovated Jimmy Fund Clinic (Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Center), completed in January 2015.  


Top Glass Manufacturing Executive Discusses Latest Trends for Architectural and Specialty Glass

December 22, 2015     Adam Armstrong

Dynamic glass installations and architectural wall placements in healthcare have lent designers greater flexibility to creatively use light, and create visually stunning environments conducive to healing.  Listen to President of McGrory Glass, Chris McGrory, as he discusses top trends in glass installations for a variety of spaces, sustainability within healthcare, and why McGrory Glass is commonly specified on projects.


The Inside Story: Lessons From IIDA's Healthcare Interior Winners

December 21, 2015     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

From practical concerns such as wayfinding to more transcendent ideas like connecting to the community served, every healthcare design interior has a unique narrative behind it—but some common themes emerge in a review of the 2015 IIDA Healthcare Interior Design Competition winners.

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