In addition to creating aesthetically pleasing and playful environments, designers should look to inspire hope, creativity, and interaction for pediatric patients. To accomplish this, it will be necessary as these forthcoming generations grow to combine medical care with technology for patient engagement.
Leveraging new and current technology to improve our design methodology is at the core of what we strive for. One tool we use improves design team coordination and thereby our deliverable documents and building information modeling.
By Ron Maddox, Senior Plumbing Designer My job is designing the plumbing and medical gas systems for healthcare facilities, but my story here is not one of technical expertise in healthcare. Instead I want to talk about my personal experience [...]
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.