Interior Design - August 2014

ACA creates new healthcare design standard

As healthcare tries to be more efficient, facility needs are evolving to reflect the effort by creating an environment that makes patients want to come back

8/29/2014


Imaging room designed to ease 'scanxiety'

Hospitals are beginning to build patient-calming features into their MRI, CT and other scanning suites

8/28/2014


Evaluating your wayfinding system

Shift thinking about wayfinding as being just about signs to being a holistic approach to communications

8/28/2014


Designer gives teen's hospital space a new look

'Dec My Room' project rehabs room at Texas Children's Hospital

8/26/2014


Hospitals rethink the role of art

Interview discusses role of art in a healing environment

8/21/2014


Sanford Fargo Medical Center to get new lobby, patient rooms

The lobby will cover 4,000 square feet and will rise to 44 feet at the highest point

8/21/2014


Omaha medical center sculpture recognizes leader

Abstract floral sculpture is located in the Nebraska Medical Center's Storz Pavilion

8/19/2014


Natural, neutral colors trending for healthcare spaces

Paint colors can help facility managers create a positive patient experience

8/14/2014


Value-driven approach sets priorities in cancer-care design

A value tree map helps organize requests according to basic, target, and aspirational goals, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/6/2014


New Texas hospital focusing on patient experience

Walnut Hill is hoping that ideas borrowed from Ritz Carlton and a warm, natural light-filled building design will draw in patients

8/5/2014



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