Construction and Design - September 2019

Helping patients find their way only part of the potential of signage

Proper wayfinding and good signage is a crucial part of healthcare interiors design


Healthcare provider waiting areas need to convey that visitors are entering a top-notch facility

Regardless of the size or type of facility, the patient experience typically begins in the waiting room


Patient expectations are redefining facilities

U.S. patients have begun expecting more from their healthcare facilities


Hospital design allows connection while maintaining USP 800 compliance

Required air pressure demands can isolate staff, but Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare maintains connections with large windows coupled with an intercom system, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Ascension Wisconsin to build new health center in former car dealership

The first floor of the building will house a 16,500-square-foot small-scale hospital


Maximizing safety in healthcare facility construction

Contractors also need to be vigilant about infection control


Sustainable design can support health and recovery of patients

Sustainable design elements can also benefit staff and visitors


New hospital near Washington opening soon within ‘Science Gateway’

The area includes the new headquarters for the Food & Drug Administration, mixed-use projects, new public amenities and the first bus rapid transit system in the state


Designing healthcare facilities for flexibility

Healthcare designers must address what’s necessary today while anticipating tomorrow's changes, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.



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