Animated Wayfinding Software – A Resource that Keeps Patients and Visitors from Getting Lost in Hospitals

Endless corridors that seem to lead nowhere…. Poorly marked entrances…. Multiple elevator banks and incomprehensible signs…. Sound familiar? Hospitals are realizing they have a design problem as patients and visitors struggle to navigate the maze of modern medical complexes. Confusing layouts and signage add to patients’ anxiety at a time when many are feeling ill […]

2017 Design Showcase Award of Merit: Going Places

2017 Design Showcase Award of Merit: Going Places

Every year, Healthcare Design Magazine showcases the best hospital designs. This design recently caught my eye because of it’s whimsical approach to the architecture and it’s use of color and space on the inside. The information below was originally posted on healthcaredesignmagazine.com. It was written on July 31st, 2017 by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, editor-in-chief. Enjoy! The Buerger Center […]

Healthcare Design Magazine Reveals Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Healthcare Design Magazine Reveals Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

The article below highlights an Ohio Cancer Center that was remodeled. Every new part of the hospital is designed to optimize the adolescent experience. Patients can now feel more empowered about their treatment, connect socially, and have the ability to get out of the room whenever possible.  The information below comes from Donna Paglia. Project and Photos by […]

A Look at the Erlanger East Expansion – The Region’s First Lifestyle Hospital

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
A Look at the Erlanger East Expansion – The Region’s First Lifestyle Hospital

Erlanger East – A Hospital Like No Other Erlanger East Hospital is located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. With the completion of a $50 million expansion, Erlanger has opened the doors to the new Erlanger East Hospital. The region’s first lifestyle hospital is now referred to as “A hospital like to other.” Erlanger East Hospital is focused […]

UF Health North’s New Private Patient Rooms Promote Healing and Patient Experience

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
UF Health North’s New Private Patient Rooms Promote Healing and Patient Experience

On May 23, UF Health North’s inpatient hospital, located in Jackson, Fla., opened to the public. The hospital is home to 92 private patient suites. Each suit promotes healing and improves patient experience. Using the latest technology and evidence based design techniques, the new UR Health North will provide high-quality healthcare to patients across Northeast […]

Featured Project: The New Stamford Hospital

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Featured Project: The New Stamford Hospital

The featured project shown here is of the new Stamford Hospital – designed by EYP Health.  In 2002, Stamford Hospital in Stamford, Conn., was challenged on a couple fronts: Neighborhoods to the south of the campus were in socioeconomic deterioration, and patient satisfaction ratings had room for improvement. That set the stage for planning a new […]

Product Feature: Small Touches that Create Engaging Environments

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in Featured Artists and Inspirations

Small touches can make all the difference in any environment. Small touches like the ones shown here help create a more engaging, non-threatening environment for kids. Hospital environments are especially cold, unfamiliar and scary to youngsters. As a designer, incorporating a custom wall mount for the diagnostic station is a great way to soften the experience […]