An open-source tool to linking inpatient care environments and the nurses’ experience
Nature in wayfinding, validating virtual reality tools for the built environment
Linking social interaction, physical activity and the built environment
ED flow split by a physician with 2 sub-waits shows optimal results
Defining & measuring design’s impact on staff, patients and families
Designing & simulating team rooms is central to fostering collaboration
A Blueprint for saving $33Million
Demonstrating design’s impact and where to maximize the investment.
Identifies specific design elements with measurable impact on patient experience and stress
How American hospitals can learn from others to achieve aggressive energy and interior environmental quality (IEQ) goals
Larger toilet rooms with 2-fold grab bars are strongly preferred for assisting
16 domains of design that influence safety and efficiency
A standard method for measuring benchmarks consistently
Identifies factors linked to safety for medication room, patient room, charting
Same-handed environments may not contribute to process and workflow standardization
FCC unit patients spent significantly more time with their family members in patient rooms than in the traditional unit.
Key findings and recommendations to design to support patient sleep
More time holding babies, 2x time interacting with family, no difference in family-staff interactions
Providing net-to-gross comparisons across firms and nation and uncovering variation in measurement
Information systems that extract detailed data about the influence of architectural elements on human responses
Shared knowledge for practitioners and academics to elevate design
The Foundation for Health Environments Research awards research grants to enhance environments for health and healthcare.