How-To Incorporate Art into Healthcare Spaces

Posted by on Jan 19, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
How-To Incorporate Art into Healthcare Spaces

Incorporating art into healthcare spaces promotes positive outcomes for patients, families, and staff. Recently, Healthcare Design Magazine shared these experts tips on incorporating art into healthcare spaces. The Center for Health Design recently presented the webinar “How to Commission Art in Your Healthcare Environment.” Speaker Stefanie O’Keefe, RFP specialist at CODAworx, an online global network that connects […]

Finding Space to Care for Kids of All Ages

Posted by on Jan 12, 2018 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Finding Space to Care for Kids of All Ages

Interior designer’s are always dealing with space issues. In Pediatrics, the challenges are even greater simply because kids come with more stuff. Katie Fricke, AIA, ACHA, NCARB, LEED AP, is a healthcare planning principal for HDR (Charlotte, N.C.). She recently submitted an great article to Healthcare Design Magazine on how to solve pediatric storage challenges.  […]

Birth Activists Win Transformation and Innovation Award for Cutting Edge Healthcare Design

Birth Activists Win Transformation and Innovation Award for Cutting Edge Healthcare Design

New ideas revolutionize our 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. Each year Healthcare Design Magazine honors designers that have shown exemplary design and innovation and this year’s award is no exception! Check out these two […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]