Experts Agree – Infection Control Is Critical Now and In the Future of Healthcare Design

Posted by on Mar 17, 2021 in Behind the Design
Experts Agree – Infection Control Is Critical Now and In the Future of Healthcare Design

Earlier this year, Healthcare Design hosted a roundtable discussion bringing together a panel of professionals representing healthcare owners, designers, and product manufacturers. The session was held to discuss the evolution of design and specific products that support the healthcare industry’s infection control initiatives. Attendees Mark Alan, senior vice president, product management and development at Inpro […]

Flex Space is Today’s Demand in Healthcare Design

Posted by on Mar 11, 2021 in Behind the Design
Flex Space is Today’s Demand in Healthcare Design

Flex space is today’s demand in Healthcare Design and for good reason. With the healthcare market needs changing so fast, it only makes sense that the facility can also change and adapt. Have you been in a hospital room as of late? Almost everything is mobile right down to wall partitions. This is because a […]

Lighting In An Intensive Care Unit Patient Room Plays A Role In Quality of Care, Safety, Sustainability, and Patient Comfort

Posted by on Feb 11, 2021 in Behind the Design
Lighting In An Intensive Care Unit Patient Room Plays  A Role In Quality of Care, Safety, Sustainability, and Patient Comfort

Intensive care unit (ICU) patient rooms serve critically ill patients. With requirements for close monitoring and observation, as well as specialized equipment and technology, the physical environment can be frightening for families and requires special considerations to optimize staff efficiency, promote quality care and safety of patients, and support loved ones. Lighting in an ICU […]

Patient Experience Surveys Guide Change, Like Access to Care

Posted by on Jan 28, 2021 in Behind the Design
Patient Experience Surveys Guide Change, Like Access to Care

Patient Experience Surveys guide change in healthcare design. They have become so important that it is now one of the first steps administrators and designers take when beginning a renovation or a new project. Asking patients the question “How can we make this better?” drives change in processes and design in healthcare. The steps taken […]

Community Members Chip In To Help with the Renovations at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northern Nevada

Posted by on Dec 10, 2020 in Behind the Design
Community Members Chip In To Help with the Renovations at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northern Nevada

We’ve all been there… moving new furniture in only to realize its not going to go through the front door. Last week David Knickerbacher, President at Anchor Door & Hardware, United Rentals and Capital Glass came to the rescue. Using their Boom Lift to help lift new headboards through the second-story window of the Ronald […]

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 […]

The Right Lighting Can Brighten A Patient’s Day

Posted by on May 29, 2020 in Behind the Design
The  Right Lighting Can Brighten A Patient’s Day

Lighting is one of the most important aspects of interior design. The light in a space defines much of what that space is. It sets the mood, highlights the important, and adds functionality. Using lighting properly in healthcare design can be tricky, but if done right, can enhance a medical space significantly. Here are four […]