News Category: Healthcare

  • “ReMed” has Arrived
    01.24.2023Anne Holden

    “ReMed” has Arrived

    By Jim Henry, AIA, EDAC | November/December 2022 Issue of MCD Magazine In the November/December 2022 issue of MCD Magazine, author Jim Henry discusses “ReMed” facilities (blending of medical and retail) and why this growing outpatient market is so popular, …

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  • A Deep Dive into Fabric Performance in Healthcare
    12.20.2022Anne Holden

    A Deep Dive into Fabric Performance in Healthcare

    December 13, 2022 | Barbara Dellinger, Jane Rohde, Linda Gabel and Teri Lura Bennett | Interiors + Sources Magazine In part 2 of this three-part series, two case studies reveal important insights into durable coated fabric failures in healthcare environments and …

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  • The Time for Upholstered Fabric Performance in Healthcare Is Now
    12.14.2022Anne Holden

    The Time for Upholstered Fabric Performance in Healthcare Is Now

    August 8, 2022 | Barbara Dellinger, Jane Rohde, Linda Gabel and Teri Lura Bennett | Interiors + Sources Magazine Durable coated fabric failures in healthcare environments are costly and unsustainable. Here’s how the industry is tackling the problem. [Editor’s Note: This is …

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  • Spanning the Divide
    11.15.2022Anne Holden

    Spanning the Divide

    By Debra Levin, President & CEO of The Center for Health Design, Healthcare Design (HCD) Magazine | October 10, 2022 In the October 2022 issue of HCD Magazine, author Debra Levin discusses her perspective on the blending of two healthcare …

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  • Impacting Staff Wellness, Retention Through Design: 2022 HCD Conference Preview
    10.04.2022Anne Holden

    Impacting Staff Wellness, Retention Through Design: 2022 HCD Conference Preview

    By Anne DiNardo, Executive Editor, Healthcare Design (HCD) Magazine | September 30, 2022 As IDO Incorporated prepares to attend the 2022 Healthcare Design Conference + Expo in Texas next week, we are excited to lean in and learn from various …

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  • Sustainability: How Healthcare Design Can Impact Climate Change
    09.13.2022Anne Holden

    Sustainability: How Healthcare Design Can Impact Climate Change

    By: Steven Guttman, Kim Shinn, and Walt Vernon, HCD Magazine Temperatures are rising worldwide due to greenhouse gases trapping more heat in the atmosphere. Droughts are becoming longer and more extreme around the world. Wildfires are increasing due to those …

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  • Tech + Design: Fostering strong partnerships for better patient care
    08.09.2022Anne Holden

    Tech + Design: Fostering strong partnerships for better patient care

    By Tim Casey, Lindsey Evenson & Donovan Nelson, Medical Construction & Design The July/August 2022 issue of Medical Construction & Design (MCD) magazine shines a spotlight on innovations in healthcare technology and how facilities, designers, architects, and engineers are planning …

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  • Color Theory in Behavioral Health Settings
    04.19.2022Sara Kotarski

    Color Theory in Behavioral Health Settings

    It is estimated that around 26%, or 1 in 4 American adults, suffer from a diagnosable mental illness each year. This number has increased by more than double over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. As new mental health treatment …

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  • Can Seniors Really “Age in Place” with Dementia?
    03.11.2022Anne Holden

    Can Seniors Really “Age in Place” with Dementia?

    To those who know me, you may know this topic is very near and dear to my heart. This is a hard topic to write about. It’s personal. It’s real. It’s an excruciating reminder that life is way too short …

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  • How Telehealth, Telemedicine and Telecare are Relative to Healthcare Design
    02.01.2022Amanda Medlen

    How Telehealth, Telemedicine and Telecare are Relative to Healthcare Design

    During the height of the pandemic, everyone was surrounded by terms like ‘Telehealth’, ‘Telemedicine’ and ‘Telecare’,  but are these truly new concepts in healthcare design? The short answer is no. The truth is that each of these terms refers to …

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