Looking to make a better first impression? Improving patient satisfaction can be as simple as putting some thought into your parking garage. According to a recent article from Building Operating Management (BOM), the parking garage experience often sets a patient’s first impression of the healthcare facility they are patronizing.
On your feet for the majority of the workday? We feel your pain. Luckily, Lifehacker.com has compiled this useful roundup of quick and easy exercises.
When Willamette University officials sought to double the size of the campus fitness center, they turned to sustainable flooring as a building solution. Learn how the university met the challenge of expansion while maintaining LEED certified standards.
For years, design professionals have claimed a direct tie between student performance and classroom design. A new study proves it, performed by researchers at the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford in Manchester, England.
The importance of foot health goes beyond what you may think – and your shoes could be at the root of the problem. Learn ten great tips for a proper shoe fit.
Architects at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital spent a day in wheelchairs to consider the needs of disabled patients at the center of the design experience. The result “…moves beyond compliance with the accommodation requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act,” said Paula Hereau, vice president of operations.
Healthcare leaders know that successful treatment begins from the ground up, literally, beginning with the facilities in which people are seeking care. The focus on a healing environment has entered center stage.
Our lives mirror the pace of our technology: busy, working, connected. And this constant activity goes hand in hand with increased stress. These 16 de-stressing activities will help take the edge off.
When you’re caring for 675 to 700 newborn patients each year, peace and quiet make a world of difference. And Covenant HealthCare’s Regional NICU made noise reduction a top priority in their recent $1 million renovation.