Healthcare Programming 2.0

Posted by Dan Russell on Oct 04, 2017

Whenever a new project starts, the client is excited about the prospect of a new unit or building designed for them. So much so that I sometimes think the clinicians might show up to the first.....READ MORE

Topics: programming software, design approach, visual programming, component-driven programming

Zoning for Ambulatory Care Center Optimization

Posted by Julia Savastinuk on Feb 22, 2016

Featured in Medical Construction & Design's December 2015 Newsletter

A busy block in Brooklyn is the site of an Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) under construction. When a neighborhood such as this..


Topics: ambulatory care, design approach, zoning

Benefits of a Long-Term Client Relationship

Posted by Lesley Yocum on Nov 26, 2015

When the firm is awarded its first 'win' with a new client, the excitement is palpable. It is rewarding to be recognized by the client as worthy of their time to start a new relationship and..


Topics: pediatrics, design approach, Client standards

Top 10 Considerations for Designing a Pediatric Waiting Room

Posted by Lisa Lipschutz on Nov 18, 2015

Featured in FacilityCare, October 2015

The design of pediatric healthcare facilities presents a myriad of design considerations and opportunities beyond those addressed in the adult realm...


Topics: pediatrics, design approach, waiting rooms

Accommodating Community & Hospital Needs System-Wide, Part 2

Posted by Jason Lee on Nov 04, 2015

Large healthcare organizations that are actively merging with and/or acquiring facilities, as well as building new ground-up facilities for better healthcare offerings, need to consider overall..


Topics: facility planning, healthcare design, master planning, adaptability, design approach

The Importance of Creating Team Focus

Posted by James Britt on Jul 27, 2015

Designing a new building is an undertaking that demands time, expertise and vision from all involved. Many on the owner’s team find themselves taking on important new roles and tasks in addition..


Topics: teamwork, design approach, collaboration

Getting Specific About Door Hardware Specifications

Posted by Mike Ryley on Jun 08, 2015

Authored by Mike Ryley and Joe Garrity

Featured on FacilityCare in April 2015

Utilizing KaiNexus – a cloud-based platform that allows cross-office access to improvement projects – to identify..


Topics: process improvement, continuous improvement, design approach

Environmental Graphic Design: Transforming a Space into an Experience

Posted by Guest Contributor on Jan 06, 2015

Environmental Graphic Design (EGD): What is it exactly?

Wikipedia defines EGD as a design profession embracing many design disciplines including graphic design, architecture, industrial design and...


Topics: design approach, environmental graphic design

Design Creativity in Lean and  Six Sigma Methodologies

Posted by Guest Contributor on Oct 17, 2014

On the surface, the notion of design creativity seems diametrically opposed to the systematic rigor in Lean and Six Sigma. However, a deeper look at design creativity or the creation of design,.....READ MORE

Topics: continuous improvement, Healing Environment, lean design, design approach, lean six sigma

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