Interior Design - March 2013

Elderly-focused design a growing consideration in acute-care facilities

Due to an aging population and the influence of the Affordable Care Act, acute-care facilities have to accommodate elder patients in their design decisions. Experts highlight some of the design considerations.

3/27/2013


Public spaces in healthcare can have a big impact if properly designed

Rather than designed as afterthoughts, the public spaces in healthcare facilities should be identified and designed to function according to their specific typology.

3/25/2013


Center for Health Design presents master webinar series

The Center for Health Design presents the ICONS and Innovators master webinar series through September with trending design topics covered by thought leaders in healthcare design.

3/14/2013


Ten steps for designing beyond minimum ADA compliance standards in hospitals

During construction or significant renovation, healthcare facility managers can play a role in ensuring the facility will not only meet minimum ADA design requirements but also will meet the practical usage needs of patients and staff.

3/8/2013


Evidence-based design helps hospital achieve world-class standard

The Department of Defense's Military Health System (MHS) mandates its healthcare facilities be built to world-class standards. Fort Belvoir Community Hospital is the first MHS facility to consciously incorporate new EBD ideas to help achieve the standard.

3/4/2013



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