Special Report: Patient Rooms of the Past, the Present and the Future

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Behind the Design
Special Report:  Patient Rooms of the Past, the Present and the Future

Healthcare Design Magazine recently published an article recapping how far we’ve come in improving the design to patients rooms and listing where we need to go in the future.  Below is a recap of some of the top points from the article.  To read it in its entirety, click here.           […]

Holistic Healing: Chambers Center for Well Being

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Holistic Healing:  Chambers Center for Well Being

At the Chambers Center for Well Being in Morristown, N.J., they have managed to convert a 40-year-old office building into a beautiful and calming holistic health and well-being center.  The center is focused on finding and preventing the root causes of illness utilizing techniques from around the world. Construction began in November, 2013 and they […]

Evidence Based Design Moves Into the Dental Field

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Featured Projects

We all know how scary and intimidating a dentist’s office can be.  At the Bloor West Dental Group in Toronto, they have taken a big step in helping alleviate those feelings for their patients by creating “a calm, welcoming, and technologically-advanced dental office”.  Scroll through the pictures below to see some of their new techniques.  […]

Emergency Departments Redesigned to Capture New Patient Volume

Posted by on Jan 12, 2015 in Featured Artists and Inspirations

The article below is a summary of blog article: A New Front Door: Upgrading ERs found on HealthcareDesignMagazine.com. It was originally written by Douglas Banks and Nathan Murray and may be seen in it’s original form here. Photos are of Mountain View Hospital, Payson, Utah and were provided by www.Fairfield-Creative.com. Implementation of the Affordable Care Act means […]

Therapy Pool at the New Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center in NY

The photo above shows the impressive new therapy pool at the new Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center campus in Yonkers, N.Y. The pool is just one part in the overall goal. According to Elizabeth Seton CEO Pat Tursi: “We wanted the children to have the full experience and joys of childhood,” says Tursi. “We have loving and dedicated […]

The Best Waiting Rooms of 2014

Hospital waiting rooms are no longer “just a place to wait”. Today, healthcare designers are working with hospital administrators to turn waiting rooms into much more. Now waiting areas are being used to make a great first impression, put patients and family members at ease, and get a let up on the competition. Below is an excerpt from […]

Video: Interior Design and the Design Process in Healthcare

Posted by on Dec 29, 2014 in Behind the Design

The video below comes from YouTube – Interior Design & Healthcare. This short montage explains the role of interior designers and the healthcare design process. Source: coletterochelle. “Interior Design & Healthcare” YouTube