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12/17/2014 - 13:38
Your patients are dealing with long wait times. Regular staff tasks are taking longer then they should. And when you consider the role of office floor plans, the root of your troubles might be right under your nose. Instead of maximizing workflow, it's very possible that your current floor plan is contributing to delays and lost efficiency. This is important because your floor plan forms the...
12/10/2014 - 14:20
Dental office designhas its own set of specific requirementsand objectives to create a truly functional space. Not only must an office provide an efficient and functional use of space, but it must also ensure the best possible workflow and patient satisfaction. For this reason, design trends for the next year are likely to focus on a few key principles — namely, patient-centric spaces,...
12/02/2014 - 16:19
The season of wreaths, snowmen, and holiday healthcare design is upon is — and what a wonderful time it is! Many hospitals and healthcare offices show off their holiday cheer with decorations that embody the spirit of the holidays, especially because this time of year is characterized by beautifully vibrant, cheery colors like green, red, and white. And as exciting as it is to walk into an...
11/25/2014 - 15:29
Healthcare interior design is changing — which means your practice needs to change with it, too. Take the Comprehensive Care Center in Duke University, for instance: local architects designed the Quiet Room, "a space for contemplation that provides an oasis amidst the Center’s otherwise more institutional atmosphere," as reported in Contract. Radical? Yes, a little bit, and...
11/18/2014 - 14:45
According to the National Institute of Building Sciences, "Hospital patients are often fearful and confused and these feelings may impede recovery. Every effort should be made to make the hospital stay as unthreatening, comfortable, and stress-free as possible." While this may seem easier said than done, medical interior design can dramatically change the way your patients feel about...
11/06/2014 - 13:04
Healthcare interiors require attention to the needs of your staff and the comfort of your patients — but when it comes to veterinary offices, our animal friends add an extra layer of care to office design. Current medical interior design incorporates trends and cues from the design principles used in the home — warm colors, natural lighting, varied textures — and the same is...
10/15/2014 - 12:49
People say that first impressions are vital, and this is doubly true for medical space planning. When a new patient arrives at your medical office, he or she wants to feel comfortable, welcomed, and reassured. This means that your practice's space needs to meet the needs of your patients while also ensuring quality work flow for your staff. Why is this important? Well — let us list the...
10/09/2014 - 13:55
If you're considering redesigning your medical office, the first question you should ask is this: How do my patients perceive my space? You can get this answer a few different ways — asking staff, asking patients during intake, sending surveys — but all answers essentially boil down to the fact that patients want to feel secure. They want to feel like they can trust their medical...
10/02/2014 - 13:27
Healthcare designis not a stagnant field; it is constantly adapting to current progressions in healthcare and the needs of patients today. Over the past few decades, design has shifted toward a patient-centric environment that encourages comfort, security, and healing. Curious about the 5 trends in contemporary healthcare design? Keep reading! 1. Private rooms. Communal areas are great for...
09/25/2014 - 13:52
Environmentally friendly practices have quickly become a hallmark of modern health care design. In medical offices, "going green" might mean minimizing waste, improving efficiency, and taking the extra step to ensure the bits and pieces of your medical office are all working together to make a positive impact on your environment. Here's what we mean: Minimizing Waste A simple and...

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