Interior Design - July 2016

Research focuses on impact of reorienting patient beds

When bed headwalls were not visible from the hallway, patients reporting less noise and increased privacy

7/29/2016


Art initiative makes children's healthcare facilities less scary

RxArt commissions artists to create artworks on walls, ceilings, floors - even medical equipment

7/28/2016


Designing a better waiting room experience

New waiting area for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital's pediatric department will include features to provide a relaxing space for patients and families, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

7/25/2016


The right surface materials can help to prevent infections

Environmental services professionals are playing a greater role in selecting the surfaces for healthcare interiors

7/20/2016


Patient visibility study focuses on bed placement

Giving patients greater privacy results in fewer patient complaints

7/20/2016


Tunable white light for healthcare facilities

New technologies may improve patient satisfaction

7/18/2016


Homey furnishings more popular in healthcare facilities

Studies show positive waiting room experience can affect entire visit

7/13/2016


Healthcare design can learn from airlines

Airlines can offer lessons in the use of LED lighting and smart detailing of restrooms and storage areas

7/1/2016



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