Healthcare Design Alert

02 Nov Healthcare Design Alert

The Next Wave In Cancer Center Design

Healthcare Design

A newer approach, carbon-ion therapy enables treatment of deeper and more sensitively located cancer cells with even higher precision.

 

ISU Students Win National Healthcare Environment Design Award

Iowa State University News Service

AMES, Iowa — A project by Iowa State University design students has won the student category of the 2015 Healthcare Environment Awards.

 

5 Ways To Fuel Patient Engagement

Healthcare IT News

Those were the overarching themes at the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Patient Engagement … Design matters but senses are the real opportunity.

 

Tune Up Your Lighting Choices

www.behavioral.net (blog)

My colleague Eve Edelstein, PhD, is a neuroscientist working with Perkins+Will to research evidence based design in behavioral healthcare. She has …

 

Answering Boomers’ Wants With Knowledge-Based Design

Healthcare Design (blog)

Surely, you’ve heard of many of these and have some type of planning and design experience with several. But make no mistake, the market as it …

 

What Can Healthcare Learn From Harley-Davidson?

Healthcare Design

At the 2015 Healthcare Design Expo & Conference (Nov. 14-17, Washington, D.C.), Ken Schmidt, brand visionary and former director of …

 

Hospital Design And Wellbeing Go Hand In Hand

BDlive

Poorly designed hospitals can increase stress in already anxious patients, whereas good design can reduce recovery times. File picture: SUNDAY …

 

Better Healing From Better Hospital Design

blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Innovative new hospital designs have changed patients’ experiences and expectations of what a hospital should be. These sleek buildings have …

 

Children’s Hospital To Tap Sustainable Water Practices

Stanford Medical Center Report

The Emerald Garden will feature an open lawn, a children’s play area, stone … The hospital also plans to install water-conserving dishwashers and …

 

Healthcare Master Planning: An Evolving Specialty

Healthcare Design (blog)

To understand this shift is to gain insight into what a hospital’s board of directors and C-suite team are thinking about when it comes to their facilities.

 

Involving The Community In Hospital Planning

Hamilton Spectator

In an op-ed in the Spec on October 1, MacIsaac described how the hospital went out into the community and challenged people to describe what they …

 

Healthcare Master Planning: An Evolving Specialty

Healthcare Design (blog)

With the rapid changes within the industry, healthcare organizations must be more agile and flexible in their design and facility-related discussions.

 

The True Cost Of The Medication Mistake: Creating An Environment That Limits Errors

Healthcare Design

On a grander scale, medical errors cost up to $1 trillion annually according to a report in the Journal of Health Care Finance. More importantly …