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Digital Displays in the Healthcare Environment

Interactive donor walls, digital wayfinding signage and patient-facing digital messaging platforms are all becoming increasingly common in healthcare facilities. This growth is being driven by three important trends, each of which brings with it a unique combination of opportunities and challenges.  Read More …

Ergonomics + Safety

Factoring in ergonomics in today’s facilities to keep workers, patients safe

In 2013, Dr. Alan Hedge from Cornell University presented a fantastic presentation on ergonomics in healthcare. He is a recognized expert on the subject, and provides public access to his research and insights at http://ergo.human.cornell.edu. Read More …

Duke Realty Donates Stained Glass Windows to Mercy Rehab Hospital

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., and INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The chapel of the recently opened Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, now displays stained glass windows donated by the hospital’s developer, Duke Realty. Read More …

The Healing Power of Art

Environments have the power to set our expectations, lift our spirits and inspire hope. Read More …

Today’s ED: Designing Efficient Emergency Departments in the 21st Century

Viewers of the once popular “ER” medical drama series may have never seen a low-acuity or non-urgent patient, but real life emergency departments are seeing them and others in ever-increasing numbers. Read More …

Top 10 Considerations When Renovating Patient Towers

The many benefits of caring for patients within a private room have been proven for decades. Often, the benefits may be clear, but the perceived cost of providing more private patient rooms has prevented the wholesale adoption of this basic principle. Building new bed towers has been an option for systems that could afford to build new facilities.  However, many hospital systems do not have that luxury or are landlocked and cannot expand. Read More …

Popular Home Blog Performs Holiday Makeover Miracle at Children’s Hospital

RICHMOND, Va. — As part of Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU’s  12 Days of Holiday Cheer, they enlisted the help of popular home bloggers and New York Times best-selling authors, Young House Love. Read More …

New Medical Interiors Design Firm Targets Texas Healthcare Building Boom

AUSTIN, Texas — Former Seton Healthcare Family medical interiors expert Patricia Fortenberry, IIDA has officially launched Health Space Design with co-founder Dan Greenfield. The Austin, Texas-based, woman-owned design consultancy will serve the medical community and booming healthcare construction industry across Texas.  Read More …

Art-Filled Spaces for Little Faces

Art galleries and hospitals aren’t usually compared to each other. But when walking the halls of the new expansion of MultiCare Health System’s Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital and Health Center in Tacoma, Wash., it’s easy to forget which one you’re standing in. Read More …

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