How do you keep up with a workforce that’s always on their feet? Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare reveals a study that tracked the impact long hours and working on foot has on nurses. Of note, 60% of nurses worry that their job is negatively impacting their overall health.
As technology and the way students learn advances, so do learning environments. Today, it’s more important than ever to create spaces that encourage real-time collaboration and socialization among students.
Encouraging patients to stay active during healing is a hallmark of a wellness-driven care model. But is your facility designed to promote activity? Healthcare Design Magazine explores an often-overlooked design opportunity in healthcare buildings: the stairwell. Learn how an inviting, light-filled stairwell can benefit patients in ways that go beyond functional.
Mountain States Health Alliance DBA Johnson City Medical found that rubber flooring helped mitigate many of the concerns of choosing building materials for OR environments. Learn how the facility sustains the daily rigors of the operating room: high traffic, heavy tables, microscopes and high-stain chemicals such as methylene blue and betadine.
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.