Interior Design - March 2013
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.
Rather than designed as afterthoughts, the public spaces in healthcare facilities should be identified and designed to function according to their specific typology.
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.
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.
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.