Interior Design

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Understanding Aging To Create Senior-Friendly Healthcare Spaces

April 1, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
There’s little evidence-based design research that sheds lights on what environments will promote positive outcomes for senior patients, specifically. Yet there’s plenty of information available on the physical effects of aging that can shape successful care spaces to support those 65 and older during their hospital stays.
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Take 5 With Laura Poltronieri

March 31, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The principal with Poltronieri Tang & Associates discusses the top five trends and issues getting her attention right now.
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Design's Place In The Retail Clinic Evolution

March 31, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor

The role that convenient care locations, or retail clinics, play in the overall continuum of care is expanding, especially as health systems embrace the complement to their own delivery practices, calling for a rethinking of environments to support growing services and popularity. 

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PHOTO TOUR: Halton McMaster Family Health Clinic

March 27, 2015     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the Halton McMaster Family Health Clinic in Burlington, Ontario, opened November 2014.
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PHOTO TOUR: Forest Park Medical Center San Antonio

March 20, 2015    
Take a visual walk through Forest Park Medical Center San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas, opened in October 2014.
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Getting Up Close And Personal With The HCD 10

March 18, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Healthcare Design wanted to know what inspires this year’s HCD 10 honorees and what they’d like to change most in healthcare design. So we turned on the tape recorder and asked them a few questions. Hear their stories in our new podcast series.

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In Her Own Words: The HCD 10’s Christine Hester Devens

March 18, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Installment 1 of The HCD 10 podcast series features AECOM’s Christine Hester Devens, who talks about her first love, why facilities should make room for a “Genius Bar,” and the keys to designing timeless healthcare environments.
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PHOTO TOUR: The Angie Fowler Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Institute

March 13, 2015     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the renovated Angie Fowler Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer, located within Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, which opened in March 2014.
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Take 5 With Jennifer Aliber

March 13, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The principal at Shepley Bulfinch discusses the top five trends and issues getting her attention right now.
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Artwork Lifts Spirits At OU Children's Hospital

March 12, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The hospital welcomes patients and families to its campus with a 140-foot-long sculpture piece that features 12 stainless-steel kite structures and 5,000 LEDs.

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Designing For The Generational Shift

Center for Addiction and Mental Health designed by Stantec and C4 Architects
March 10, 2015     Barbara Horwitz-Bennett
Older patients have always been among the most frequent users of healthcare services. But as baby boomers continue to age, the number of seniors entering acute care facilities is skyrocketing, pushing providers and designers to create spaces that support their outcomes and satisfaction.
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Keeping Up With Change In Healthcare

March 6, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Speakers at the latest Healthcare Design Academy in Bethesda, Md., delivered ideas on a range of topics from the evolution of ambulatory care centers and how to meet patient's ever-changing needs to using retail strategies to identify the best facility location.

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100+ Examples of Why Design Matters For Patients

March 6, 2015     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

Program team members traveled through snow, ice, and subzero temperatures to convene in Washington, D.C., in February to select the Healthcare Design Conference educational sessions for 2015. It’s a solid lineup that demonstrates the power and practical necessity of good design.

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PHOTO TOUR: ORMC North Tower

March 6, 2015     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the new North Tower at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Florida, opened in January 2015.
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Royal London Children’s Elevates The Mood With Art

March 2, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Vital Arts, the hospital's arts organization, spent two years working with artists and designers to commission artwork, textiles, signage, and furniture for five wards in the hospital. See a slideshow of the works here.
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