Hospital Design Can Reduce Risks

Hospital Design Can Reduce Risks

The greatest risks for patients during a hospital stay are hospital-acquired infections, medical errors and falls. This is where a hospital’s physical design becomes a crucial element of patient health, comfort and well-being. Good hospital design can reduce these risks. Models Built to Test Efficiency Last year, the Sacramento VA Medical Center asked healthcare design […]

Sierra Nevada ENT Project Complete

Posted by on Mar 15, 2019 in About Marie Wikoff, Featured Projects
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 […]

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 […]

Furniture That Checks All the Boxes

Posted by on Nov 10, 2018 in Featured Projects
Furniture That Checks All the Boxes

In Healthcare, seating is mostly used in waiting areas. The expectations of waiting room furniture for a healthcare environment have grown and manufacturers are doing a great job producing options that check all the boxes. Today, healthcare designers look to furniture to define a space, create comfortable environments for many types of visitors and stand up harsh […]

Two Is Better Than One – Just Ask the Patients and Staff at Carson Dermatology

Posted by on Aug 24, 2018 in Behind the Design, Featured Projects
Two Is Better Than One – Just Ask the Patients and Staff at Carson Dermatology

When two people get together, sometimes it just clicks. That is true with Marie Wikoff and Dewitt Jones. Their professional collaboration over the past few years has proved to be a win-win for all. For the last 3 years, Marie Wikoff of Wikoff Design Studio and Dewitt Jones of Healing Images have formed a two-way […]

Building a Better Patient Experience

Posted by on Jul 27, 2018 in Featured Projects
Building a Better Patient Experience

When Marie Wikoff designed a new space for Reno Oncology Consultants, the goal was to create a spa-like atmosphere to ultimately help create a better experience for patients. When Reno Oncology Consultants moved to a new location near Bartley Ranch Regional Park in Reno, Nevada, they saw the move as an opportunity to revamp their […]

Healthcare Designers, Hilliard Architects, and Wikoff Design Studio, Improve Operational Efficiency

Posted by on Jan 25, 2018 in Featured Projects
Healthcare Designers, Hilliard Architects, and Wikoff Design Studio, Improve Operational Efficiency

Healthcare facilities face critical issues that often require a design eye to address infection control, patient and staff safety and operational efficiency. What is Operational Efficiency In Healthcare? Operational efficiency is the capability of an enterprise to deliver products or services to its customers in the most cost-effective manner possible while still ensuring the high quality […]