Smart, Sustainable Solutions at Any Scale

Smart, Sustainable Solutions at Any Scale

When it comes to sustainable design, the bigger the building, the bolder the goal in its scale. The larger the scale, the more important and influential it becomes when it’s achieved. LEED Design is now the healthcare norm and for good reason. Green practices can make a huge impact on the hospital’s efficiency and environmental footprint. […]

Building a Better Patient Experience

Posted by on Jul 27, 2018 in Featured Projects
Building a Better Patient Experience

When Marie Wikoff designed a new space for Reno Oncology Consultants, the goal was to create a spa-like atmosphere to ultimately help create a better experience for patients. When Reno Oncology Consultants moved to a new location near Bartley Ranch Regional Park in Reno, Nevada, they saw the move as an opportunity to revamp their […]

Kaiser Permanente Santa Monica’s Design Is Indicative of the Growing Market

Posted by on Jul 20, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Kaiser Permanente Santa Monica’s Design Is Indicative of the Growing Market

Kaiser Permanente’s Santa Monica Medical Office Building (Santa Monica, Calif.) is a seven-provider facility that features the “NextGeneration” (NextGen) design. This is Kaiser Permanente’s first clinic to open in Santa Monica and is indicative of the growing healthcare market. This clinic was identified to meet the needs of city residents and the community, giving them access […]

Patient Experience Steers Hospital Design Trends

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Patient Experience Steers Hospital Design Trends

Everything from private rooms down to motorized shades and acoustic panels are elements of design that cater to patient comfort and recovery. When it comes to designing hospitals, the majority of the focus is understandably on the clinical side. Rebecca Donner, the founder, and owner of Inner Design Studio, a healthcare interior design firm, has […]

Ground Breaks On New Women’s Specialty Center In King Of Prussia, Pa.

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Ground Breaks On New Women’s Specialty Center In King Of Prussia, Pa.

Main Line Health, in collaboration with Axia Women’s Health, has broken ground on a new Women’s Specialty Center in King of Prussia, Pa. The project, slated to open in fall 2019, will include a seven-story health center and a four-story parking garage. The $32 million, 94,000-square-foot facility will offer services such as breast health, digestive health, […]

Another Option for Private Practice Caregivers

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Another Option for Private Practice Caregivers

Opening a private practice can come with high-costs, especially in real estate. The up-and-coming model allows caregivers to rent medical co-working space that is flexible and affordable. It’s an ideal solution for solo or part-time practitioners because it cuts what would be an enormous real estate leasing investment. A great example of this type of […]

Value-Based Care Continues to Reshape Healthcare Design

Posted by on Jun 15, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Value-Based Care Continues to Reshape Healthcare Design

Value-based care continues to reshape healthcare design principles and trends. Value-based care places more on outcomes and patient/caregiver experiences. That being said, it is even more vital to ensure an effective, patient-centered clinical environment that is conducive to the delivery of high-quality care. In a recent article published by HealthcareDesignMagazine.com, Kurt Forsthoefel made the following points […]