Interior Design - May 2013
As demographics shift, hospitals are faced with having to provide for multiple patient populations in the same space.
Whenever a redesign or new installation will include nurse stations, improving the function of the nurse station should be the primary design consideration.
Hospitals have come to realize that good wayfinding not only reduces patient and visitor frustration, but also helps build the institution's brand.
Textile products in healthcare environments need to be durable and cleanable while still remaining attractive to users. Over the last two decades, the textile industry has developed several fabric coatings and finishes that achieve these goals while being friendlier to the environment than previous options.