by Don Glitsis Ronald McDonald and Mary Virginia Terry cutting the ceremonial ribbon. Image Source: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville, Inc. Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Jacksonville celebrated the grand opening of it’s newly renovated and expanded Ronald McDonald House on September 21st, 2016. Many families, friends and supporters attended the ribbon cutting ceremonies, and […]
Healthcare Architects and Interior Designers, Stanley Beaman & Sears’ Robin Kirkman shares her favorite product from NeoCon 2013. The Hexagon was big in both textiles and flooring- it’s looking like the hexagon is the new circle! Colorful felt was huge in a majority of the bigger showrooms such as Steelcase and Herman Miller. It makes me wish we could use felt in healthcare as it has such a nice hand and looks wonderful, adding a richness to the space that many fabrics cannot achieve.
We are so very honored to have just completed three top pediatric hospitals in Florida- each with their own approach and philosophy but with the same mission of delivering the best possible care to their young patients. You may have heard the saying before ”children are not small adults”. Nothing could be more true than […]
Nadia’s Room at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta represents a significant step in pediatric hospital design beyond the well-established trend to provide accommodation for inpatients’ families. Nadia’s Room is designed to ease patients’ transitions out of hospital care. In the room, visual indicators of “hospital” have been masked by a relaxed, home-like environment where family members […]
In short, very. Florence Nightingale, in 1863, first wrote about the benefits of daylight to patients in her Notes on Hospitals. She stated that “the axis of a ward should be as nearly as possible north and south; the windows on both sides, so that the sun shall shine in (from the time he rises […]