Imagine your last hospital experience – either as a patient, visitor or maybe as an employee. Whatever the reason — being in a hospital can be a stressful experience. Most likely you were anxious or bored and dreamt of being somewhere else rather than in a bland room or hallway. At the very least, you… Read More
I am excited to pass along information on NOAH, National Association for Arts in Healthcare (their website will go live at the end of Jan) will hold its first annual conference on September 18-21, 2017 in Austin, TX. The conference will be held in conjunction with the 30th Healthcare Facilities Design Symposium and Expo (HFSE). If… Read More
Through their experience as patients and survivors, a focus group of 20 offered their ideas about the design of the new Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute. The Patient Advisory Board was able to offer a unique perspective to the process allowing for collaboration with evidence-based design. The end result – a comfortable and more inviting space. Involving patients… Read More
If you design healthcare spaces, then you will want “Modern Clinic Design” on your bookshelf. This 336 page hardback from Wiley is an essential and practical guide.Ambulatory care is one of the most rapidly growing parts of healthcare. This book is a comprehensive review of contemporary design practices. Given the rapidly changing nature of healthcare delivery the book wisely looks into… Read More
Ever wonder how interior designers find their niche in healthcare? Interior Design Magazine recently published an interview with Alyssa Scholz, principal and director of interior design at HGA in Los Angeles. Her interview provides insight into her experience within the healthcare sector and how design influences how patients heal. Click here to read the article by Jesse Dorris.