Sierra Nevada ENT Project Complete

Sierra Nevada ENT Project Complete

Last summer, Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell broke ground with Sierra Nevada ENT for their new location on the Carson Tahoe Hospital medical campus. The new SN ENT main office location will be open mid-April 19 after their move-in. The new building, located at 1493 Medical Parkway allows Sierra Nevada ENT to expand their services […]

Disasters Will happen. Is Your Facility Ready?

Posted by on Mar 7, 2019 in Behind the Design | No Comments
Disasters Will happen. Is Your Facility Ready?

It seems every day, there is a new disaster. Whether it is a devastating storm or a terrorist attack, hospitals are on the front line when disaster strikes communities. Is your healthcare facility ready to withstand any unpredictable scenario? The first line of defense is an emergency preparedness plan. Complexity of the Unknown The hardest […]

Strategic Use of Color and Layout Merge Two Clinics

Strategic Use of Color and Layout Merge Two Clinics

A strategic use of color and layout bring two sister clinics together. In the photo shown here, the Capital Aesthetic and Laser Center becomes one with the Comprehensive Woundcare Services. Together, under one roof, the office in Washington, D.C. can share overhead, and collaborative work areas. Clinics are accounting for more and more of the […]

Three Steps to Create a Space That Is Efficient and Appealing

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Three Steps to Create a Space That Is Efficient and Appealing

Form & Function in Interior Design It is a well-known belief that in design, form should always follow function. That means the room needs to function first before it’s pretty. It’s human nature to be drawn to beautiful things but unless they serve a purpose you may not want to incorporate random, beautiful things into […]

Hello Care – Personalized Healthcare Delivery from AECOM

Hello Care – Personalized Healthcare Delivery from AECOM

Hello Care is a conceptual design that was unveiled at the Healthcare Design’s Breaking Through Conceptual Design Competition. It is a system of autonomous vehicles that brings care to patients, eliminating the need for a clinic or hospital visit. Inside the vehicle, a caregiver is virtually located next to the patient via a larger interactive […]

Design Can Reduce Staff Burnout

Design Can Reduce Staff Burnout

Thomas Knittel, a design principal at HDR’s  Seattle’s office shares his thoughts on the ability of design to reduce staff burnout. His perspective is thoughtful and I agree with him. Healthcare designers have a real opportunity to improve health outcomes for staff and other healthcare providers. Burnout, It’s an Epidemic Medscape’s “Lifestyle Report 2017” found […]

Singapore Hospital Wins Sustainable Design Excellence Award

Singapore Hospital Wins Sustainable Design Excellence Award

Each year, ten innovative projects earn the prize for setting the standard in design and sustainability. The COTE American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment awards the Top Ten annually. It is the industry’s best-known awards program for sustainable design excellence. In 2017, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Jurong Community Hospital received the coveted […]