Making Spirits Bright 🎄  #keepingfamiliesclose

Posted by on Dec 15, 2017 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Making Spirits Bright 🎄  #keepingfamiliesclose

Family. Smiles. Peace. Joy. Those are the gifts to give this season. Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) across the nation are doing just that with the help and donations of the community. See some extraordinary examples below and remember there is a Ronald McDonald House near you :). New Hope in Witchita RMHC Wichita is building […]

Innovation in Healthcare – Why It’s so Important

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 in Behind the Design
Innovation in Healthcare – Why It’s so Important

New ideas lead to new process that revolutionize daily life and make it better. Innovation in healthcare is very important because it improves quality of care, creates more access, eliminates waste and ultimately lowers costs. As healthcare organizations face unprecedented operational challenges, generating and implementing new ideas and processes is important. But, how do hospitals do it? Texas […]

A Place Built to Serve

A Place Built to Serve

What happens when a vacant office building is reimagined as a community center for the LGBTQ community? The Mazzoni Center – showcased here. The Mazzoni Center was created by Philadelphia’s oldest and largest healthcare provider to serve the LGBTQ community.  Coscia Moos Architecture (Philadelphia) was engaged by developer Alterra Property Group (Philadephia) to transform a former two-story office building […]

Healthcare Design Magazine Names Nightingale Award Winners

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Featured Projects

Each year,  the top healthcare designers are awarded a Nightingale Award. The award recognizes contributions to the healthcare built environment through product design and innovation that contributes to healing. Healthcare Design Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Kovacs Silvis and Contract Editor-in-Chief John Czarnecki presented the winners of this year’s Nightingale Awards Monday at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference in Orlando, […]

Warm, Modern Design Gives This Rehabilitation Center a Park-Like Atmosphere

Posted by on Nov 10, 2017 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Warm, Modern Design Gives This Rehabilitation Center a Park-Like Atmosphere

The exam room shown in this photo belongs to Salem Heath Rehabilitation Center in Salem, Oregon. The rehabilitation center moved to a new location in 2010. The design team at Scott Edwards Architecture worked with the hospital administration to develop a site plan and building that was responsive to concerns expressed during several community outreach sessions. […]

A Community Hospital That Truly Heals

A Community Hospital That Truly Heals

Today, I typed the words “design that heals” into Google’s search engine. I often go searching for articles and inspiration that I like to share and use in my projects as a healthcare designer. Today I was lead to a video by MASS Design Group. MASS Design Group explores how architects and designers can improve the […]

Featured Project: Acibadem Healthcare Group

Posted by on Oct 27, 2017 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Featured Project: Acibadem Healthcare Group

I was reading Healthcare Design Magazine as I often do and I ran across an article that features the latest addition to Acibadem Healthcare Group. It is too beautiful not to share. Below are some of the project photos and some excerpts from the article. Enjoy. Acibadem Healthcare Group The latest addition to Acibadem Healthcare Group, one […]