By Sam Pruitt, Healthcare Designer I believe in the resiliency of the human mind and spirit. More importantly, I believe in the power of the brain to do the impossible. In the moments, days, weeks, and years following a brain [...]
By Franklin Brooks, Client Executive According to a new study by Avalere Health and Physicians Advisory Institute (PAI), the number of physician medical practices and physicians employed directly by healthcare systems continues to increase nationwide. The number of hospital-acquired practices [...]
By Steven Curtis, Operations Manager “The following information and design information enclosed in this package is intended to establish a constant level of quality for the design, construction, and delivery of a Class-A Medical Office Building.” As healthcare architects, designers, [...]
The Sliding Game of Orthopedic Design: Three Biggest Influencers of Interdependent Design in Orthopedic Surgery
The design process for standard operating rooms is a lot like a sliding puzzle. However, the pieces are design considerations such as square footage, clearances, sterile zones, equipment, and support spaces.
By Dorota Tomaszewska Wood, Interior Designer When designing for healthcare, we often talk about patient experience. Several design features directly affect patient experience: the apparent ones, such as aesthetics, but also nontangible components integrated within the space that affect comfort, [...]
Behavioral health, more than any other environment of care, presents the designer with the most difficult challenges to provide a nurturing and safe physical environment to enhance the care provided for these patients.
Healthcare designers and builders have very different deliverables related to a project, but they share the same common goal: to design and build things that matter and that may contribute to a positive experience when circumstances suggest otherwise.