Cape Coral Hospital: Improving HCAHPS Scores Through Health Care Design (Infographic)

January 11, 2017

Only two of the 32 HCAHPS survey questions focus directly on the health care physical environment, but the patient experience is shaped by a variety of health care design factors that influence all survey questions.


How Health Care Construction Connects with the Triple Aim (Infographic)

January 4, 2017

As health care owners continue to focus their efforts on the Triple Aim, those managing health care construction projects should recognize how their work aligns with this new and important framework.


4 Strategies for Applying a Multidisciplinary Approach to Health Care Interior Design

December 13, 2016

Using a multidisciplinary approach to design is important for creating healing spaces where both staff and patients can benefit. The mindset, “we have always done it this way,” is a philosophy of the past. Now more than ever, it is increasingly important for interdisciplinary health care teams to collaborate on a greater scale. ...


Q&A: Exhibitor and Attendee Insights for Doing Business at a Health Care Planning, Design, and Construction Conference

December 5, 2016

With the new year fast-approaching, you may be looking forward to a fresh start to improve various aspects of your life – including your business strategy. As a first step to boost your strategic efforts, consider building your professional network...


Gathering Evidence to Support Your Health Care Design: Taking Cues from Non-Health Care Industries

November 30, 2016

The health care design field is continuing to find ways to support important design decisions regarding patients’ satisfaction and patient safety. With HCAHPS scores driving the need for informed design decisions…


11 Strategies to Achieve Flexibility in Health Care Design

November 9, 2016

With a blink of an eye, its 2040 – will your health facility withstand the test of time? Designing for flexibility means “future-proofing” hospitals and clinics.