One of the Best Biophilic Hospitals

Posted by on Oct 21, 2020 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
One of the Best Biophilic Hospitals

Design Curial, took a look at the best architecture and design projects that bring nature into man-made spaces. In an article published last year, they rated 10 of the best biophilic buildings in the world. Even though they all were amazing and caught my eye, I want to highlight the healthcare contender because Biophilic Design […]

What Does Award Winning Healthcare Look Like in 2020? Just Ask the Project Team Who Built MSK Nassau

Posted by on Oct 15, 2020 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
What Does Award Winning Healthcare Look Like in 2020? Just Ask the Project Team Who Built MSK Nassau

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Nassau has received an award for best in design by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH). The annual competition rewards the best of healthcare building design, healthcare planning, and healthcare design-oriented research. In particular, the award recognizes cutting-edge designs that help solve aesthetic, civic, urban, […]

A Well-Built Environment Attracts Patients & Builds Loyalty

Posted by on Oct 9, 2020 in Behind the Design
A Well-Built Environment Attracts Patients & Builds Loyalty

When it comes to medical facilities, quality of care isn’t the only consideration for patient experience.  Well-designed, aesthetically pleasing facilities are essential. A well-built environment attracts top talent/caregivers, patients, and builds loyalty. The design can play a key role in both the physical and emotional health of patients and staff. With urgent care centers and satellite hospitals are on […]

Vacant Kmart Converted Into A Primary Care Clinic

Posted by on Oct 1, 2020 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Vacant Kmart Converted Into A Primary Care Clinic

A former Kmart, vacant since 2014 underwent a 86,000-square-foot renovation to become a new primary care clinic. Gundersen Health System’s Winona Campus, Minnesota, is fully open! Facility Offerings The new primary care facility offers: Infusion Services Urgent Care Lab Family and Internal Medicine Pediatrics Women’s Health Imaging Services Physical and Occupational Therapy Eye Clinic Project […]

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northern Nevada Is Hosting a Putt Putt Tournament and You’re Invited

Posted by on Sep 24, 2020 in About Marie Wikoff
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northern Nevada Is Hosting a Putt Putt Tournament and You’re Invited

Ready to get out and enjoy some family fun? I know I am! Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Northern Nevada is hosting a family fun fundraiser on Friday, October 9th at Wild Island Family Adventure in Sparks, Nevada. Proceeds from the event will help raise money for sick kids. It is open to the […]

Renown Caregivers Make a Wedding Dream Come True

Posted by on Sep 17, 2020 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Renown Caregivers Make a Wedding Dream Come True

Each week, I spend time scrolling healthcare design related news, mostly for research and inspiration. This week, I came across the most touching article, and to think it happened in my very own community, I had to share. What’s more is the event took place at Fianna’s Healing Garden, which we featured on the WDS […]

Healthcare Design Magazine Offers A Series of Post COVID-19 Webinars Discussing Lessons Learned

Posted by on Sep 10, 2020 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Healthcare Design Magazine Offers A Series of Post COVID-19 Webinars Discussing Lessons Learned

In response to the COVID-19 Crisis, healthcare designers come together in a series of webinars to discuss various topics relating to the built environment and how the lessons learned from COVID-19 will change the future landscape of design. The webinars are free to the public after registration. Below is the list of topics discussed. (source) […]