Interior Design - March 2015

Hospitals say better design means better care

Poor design can make it easier for infections to spread or create irritating noise

3/19/2015


Designing for an aging population

Many acute care environments are inadequately designed to support seniors, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/18/2015


Case Study: Bluewater Health renovation

Bluewater opted for reconfigurable furniture solutions rather than fixed built-ins in more than 80 percent of their new facility

3/16/2015


Children's hospital used art to lift spirits

Royal London Children's Hospital partnered with arts organizations to turn the hospital's walls into bright, positive distractions for its patients, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/12/2015


Research shows facility design does affect patient satisfaction

Media missed point of recent study that explored what role the physical environment played in improving inpatient hospital scores, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/11/2015


Designing for patients' support systems

Designers need to identify features that would facilitate the support process and make everyone feel at ease, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/4/2015


Healthcare flooring best practices

Flooring should be durable, easy to maintain and should last more than 10 years

3/2/2015


Veteran designer looks at future of medical and dental space planning

Jain Malkin is one of the most respected experts in evidence-based design, says the Affordable Care Act has led to a rethinking of clinic space planning to achieve quality outcomes, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/2/2015



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