Interior Design

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PHOTO TOUR: Southdown Institute

October 17, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the Southdown Institute, providing mental health care for clergy members, opened February 2014 in Ontario, Canada.
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Walk This Way

October 16, 2014     Derk Pronger, Lindsay Dewey, Steve Tongue, and Mark VanderKlipp
Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Mich., set out to solve its wayfinding problems by using multiple Kaizen events to fine-tune prototypes until the ideal solutions were found.
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Building A More Resilient Emergency Department

October 14, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
NYU Langone Medical Center turned a storm-damaged ED into a modern and resilient facility to protect it from future disasters while meeting the needs for service in its community.
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Infection Prevention: What Design Can Do

October 14, 2014     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
The Ebola threat underscores the need for all players in the healthcare arena—designers, engineers, and architects included—to do everything they can to stop the spread of infection within facilities.
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On-Site Corporate Clinics Provide Business Class Care

October 13, 2014     Barbara Horwitz-Bennett
With an eye on reducing employee healthcare costs and promoting wellness, employers are building on-site clinics at their campuses, creating a new niche for healthcare designers.
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Caring For Cancer Kids: Innovative Designs

October 10, 2014     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
The Family-Centered Cancer Care Design Competition from the Institute for Patient-Centered Design names its top three finalists; see their designs here.
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PHOTO TOUR: Queen of the Valley New Herman Family Pavilion

October 10, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a visual walk through a new diagnostic and surgical pavilion in Napa, Calif., opening in November 2014.
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What Do Healthcare Leaders Have To Say About The Future?

October 7, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
During the Healthcare Design Conference in November, a keynote panel will discuss the state of the industry and how the built environment will need to adapt. Here's a preview.
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PHOTO TOUR: University of Delaware's Health Sciences Complex

October 3, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a visual walk through the wellness facility in Newark, Del., completed in January 2014.
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Fine Tailoring At The Preston Robert Tisch Center For Men’s Health

October 2, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
NYU Langone Medical Center combines masculine details and rich textures to create a distinctive outpatient center for men, earning it Best of Competition honors in the 2014 IIDA Healthcare Interior Design Competition.
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Designing For Men

October 2, 2014     Posted By Anne DiNardo
Most men are known for being reluctant to seek care until the last minute. But as the push toward preventative care catches on, can facility design entice men to be comfortable seeking care in sickness and in health?
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Designing To Keep Doctors In The House

September 30, 2014     Sheila Cahnman
Physicians have expressed growing professional discontent in recent years, a trend that could affect outcomes and patient satisfaction. Have design decisions played a part in lowering morale? If so, how can it be repaired?
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PHOTO TOUR: The Women’s Center

September 26, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through The Women’s Center in Grants Pass, Ore., opened in February 2013.
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Community Health: It’s Not Just A Numbers Game

September 25, 2014     Abbie Clary
To truly measure a community’s need for healthcare services, it’s important to look beyond quantitative and even qualitative data to define what health and wellness means to residents, and how that can be supported by the built environment.
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PHOTO TOUR: Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center

September 19, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a visual walk through the new hospital, in Oakland, Calif., opened in July 2014.
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