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 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 [...]
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.
By Scott Cathey, Senior Plumbing Designer Reliable medical gas and vacuum systems are at the pinnacle of patient care. They provide life-supporting gases that are crucial for the proper treatment of patients in critical care areas. The ongoing operation and [...]
By Chris Richardson, Client Executive The number of ambulatory surgical centers (ASC) is increasing exponentially as providers and payers work to reduce the costs of healthcare. According to a recent report, more than half of outpatient procedures were performed in [...]