Operating Rooms Designed to Benefit Patients and the Environment

Posted by on Apr 8, 2022 in Behind the Design
Operating Rooms Designed to Benefit Patients and the Environment

Operating Rooms are one of the most important aspects of a hospital. They are places where lives are saved, complicated surgeries are done, and where medical staff spends hours on their feet. With this in mind, healthcare designers need to pay extra attention to the interior decor, the room layout, and the materials used when […]

A Children’s Hospital that Invokes Healing

Posted by on Apr 1, 2022 in Behind the Design, In the Media
A Children’s Hospital that Invokes Healing

Children are the road to our future, so we need to do everything we can to help them survive and prosper. The example shared below is about a children’s hospital that invokes healing by creating access, and providing a welcoming environment that eases fear. The article highlights below were originally published by Healthcare Design Magazine […]

Peaceful Healing Environment

Posted by on Mar 25, 2022 in Behind the Design
Peaceful Healing Environment

Research has shown how important sleep is to mental and physical health, and that a peaceful environment is important to the healing process. Patients struggle with disturbances in hospitals every day, from overhead announcements, hallway conversations, and infuser pump alarms to squeaking wheels on rolling trays.  Noise not only disrupts patient healing but is also a common source of […]

Healthcare Design Award Nominations for 2022

Posted by on Mar 18, 2022 in In the Media
Healthcare Design Award Nominations for 2022

The Healthcare Design Magazine announces its 2022 professional recognition programs, healthcare design award, for industrial members making a difference in the Healthcare design field. If you know someone who has made tremendous additions to the Healthcare design field then click on the links below. To access the HCD 10 nomination form, go here. To access the […]

Healthcare Design Trends to Watch

Posted by on Mar 11, 2022 in Behind the Design
Healthcare Design Trends to Watch

Healthcare Design can bring a community together and create a space where patients and their families feel welcome. Below are some of the major trends to watch in healthcare design and the reasons why these healthcare design trends are important. The things listed below are important aspects of healthcare design as they are the reasons, […]

Bringing EBD Research Alive to Get the Best Healthcare Design

Posted by on Mar 4, 2022 in Behind the Design
Bringing EBD Research Alive to Get the Best Healthcare Design

Evidence-Based Research has led the way to Evidence-Based Design (EBD). It is the process of basing decisions about the built environment on credible research to achieve the best possible outcomes. Basically, it’s taking research that proves certain elements of design will affect the ultimate outcome or experience of those in the environment and incorporating it […]

Interior Designs With Health Care Workers in Mind

Posted by on Feb 25, 2022 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Interior Designs With Health Care Workers in Mind

The Covid-19 pandemic has shined a light on the mental and physical stress that health care workers undergo daily. To help with this issue the UCI Medical Center in Irvine, California has created what they are calling Lavender Rooms. The highlights from the original article published in Healthcare Design Magazine are below. (source) Lavender Rooms […]