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. […]

Healing Spaces for Kids

Healing Spaces for Kids

Dan Scher, the VP of Planning, Design and Construction at Medxcel recently offered his advice on creating a safe, engaging, healing environment for kids. One of the most important points he makes is about the investment and the budget. Scher offers advice on how to design a space that attends to the needs of young […]

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

Phase III Begins! Hospital de Cancer de Barretos, Children’s Hospital

Phase III Begins! Hospital de Cancer de Barretos, Children’s Hospital

Many of you know that one of my most cherished projects is the children’s hospital – Hospital de Cancer de Barretos located in SP Brazil. Phase I and II completed in 2012 and 2013. I’ve just learned that Phase III for a Bone Marrow Transplant Center is underway and I have been asked back. I’m […]

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 […]