Health care facilities are primarily healing places. Regardless of whether these facilities are small clinics or sprawling research hospitals, they require a different level of space planning suitable to a high energy, fast-paced environment involving health providers, patients and auxiliary personnel. Read More..
Healthcare facilities are multipurpose hubs for various levels of medical care. Aesthetics aside, these places should be highly functional, facilitating communications, day to day processes and traffic flow while ensuring privacy when needed. A design that is easy to maintain will reduce operating costs and promote safe practices. Read More..
Radical shifts in health policies, changes in best practices and the incorporation of advanced technologies will demand more of a limited facility footprint. To minimize early obsolescence guaranteed to strain capital resources further, the facility and all of its rooms should be flexible to incorporate these changes with a minimum of fuss. Multitasking fixtures and expandable partitions may provide some of the answers provided designers have the foresight to include these features at the outset. Read More..
Seeking medical care is understandably a stressful experience. Health care facilities can reduce environmental stressors on patients by designing waiting areas, treatment rooms and hospital rooms with more warmth through the use of color, artwork and an aesthetically appealing layout. Read More..