Have You Heard About Minute Clinics and CVS’s Deal with Aetna?

Have You Heard About Minute Clinics and CVS’s Deal with Aetna?

As a healthcare designer, one of my jobs is to assist in the implementation of new concepts and innovative ideas that improve the healthcare environment. That is why I’m excited about the Minute Clinics and the new programs that are already in healthcare industry pipeline. Minute Clinics Minute Clinics are the walk-in clinics from CVS. […]

Season’s Greetings from Wikoff Design Studio!

Posted by on Dec 21, 2018 in About Marie Wikoff | No Comments
Season’s Greetings from Wikoff Design Studio!

Wishing you and yours the best this holiday season. We at WDS, are ever so thankful for the blessings this last year brought.  Thank you to all of our readers and to those that participate in our projects and support what we do. We look forward to continued collaboration in 2019!  – Marie Wikoff

Award-Winning Pediatric Center Now Open

Award-Winning Pediatric Center Now Open

Happy to announce that the award-winning pediatric center, Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has wrapped up a $27.5 million renovation and expansion project. The multiphased project, which began in 2015, renovated inpatient and outpatient areas in various pediatric units across the hospital, including the addition of 30 new private rooms in the […]

Thoughtful Design Impacts a Patient’s Outcome

Posted by on Nov 30, 2018 in Behind the Design | No Comments
Thoughtful Design Impacts a Patient’s Outcome

Understanding how design can impact a patient’s outcome is the first step in achieving a thoughtful design approach that serves all stakeholders. Saturated with information and new ideas, Healthcare Professionals, Architects, and Designers are changing how we build for Mental Health. The Center for Health Design (CHD) Behavior Health Design held a conference last year where […]

Another Fabulous and Educational Conference Under My Belt :)

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in About Marie Wikoff | No Comments
Another Fabulous and Educational Conference Under My Belt :)

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference in Phoenix, Az. Over three thousand industry professionals attended the event. It was the ultimate networking, education, and product-sourcing experience. I was able to browse the Expo checking out hundreds of exhibitors showing the latest and greatest products. As a designer, I look […]

Furniture That Checks All the Boxes

Posted by on Nov 10, 2018 in Featured Projects | No Comments
Furniture That Checks All the Boxes

In Healthcare, seating is mostly used in waiting areas. The expectations of waiting room furniture for a healthcare environment have grown and manufacturers are doing a great job producing options that check all the boxes. Today, healthcare designers look to furniture to define a space, create comfortable environments for many types of visitors and stand up harsh […]

Bringing Joy to Healthcare Spaces

Bringing Joy to Healthcare Spaces

In this Q+A, Healthcare Design talks with Ingrid Fetell Lee, designer and founder of The Aesthetics of Joy, on how to bring joy to healthcare spaces. I loved reading this interview and encourage all designers to do so. We often think of joy as something intangible but research proves that the built environment can have a direct effect on our […]