At any given time we should be conscious of our habits to be sure that we do not get sick. This means practicing good hygiene habits by washing your hands regularly, especially after being in public.
All areas of a hospital are incredibly important; however, one area that should take a bit more time and care when designing is a surgical department.
Emergency rooms are a staple for every hospital. If you are a fully functioning hospital facility, you definitely have an emergency room, but often times they are not equipped or designed properly to productively and efficiently handle the volume or diversity of cases it sees on a daily basis.
Most inpatient rooms are the same and you know what to expect before going in; however, many people aren’t totally sure what an outpatient room entails. They are used for different things and chances are you have already been to one without even knowing it.
If you have been stuck in a hospital for long periods of time or even if you have just visited a friend or family member briefly, you know how gloomy and intimidating the hospital design interior can be. Is there a way to promote efficiency and production while also changing the current hospital design standard we are so used to?
Lockers are a form of storage that many people may not give much thought to. What are the best uses for locker storage?
Patient care is so important because it shows the patients, family and other healthcare providers that you care. This encourages a positive relationship between the patient and nurse, which in turn makes patients easier to care for. This will lead to a more positive experience for the patient, as well as a happier nursing team and department.
The healthcare industry is constantly changing and being innovated with new technology, facilities and ideas. Another way healthcare is shifting is the opening of more and more outpatient facilities and clinics. With a human-centered design in mind, these facilities are opening to serve a certain audience of people.
Hospitals work hard each and every day of the year to heal vulnerable patients. With many patients comes many medical supplies, but medical supplies must be reused and cleaned after each patient to ensure proper sanitation. However, this is not always the case, as hospital acquired infections (HAI’s) account for 99,000 deaths in United States hospitals each yea
A nurse’s work day can become very stressful and chaotic from time to time. They work to the demand of their patients, are often understaffed, and have to work hours outside of the common nine to five time frame. This is why making sure their job is getting done efficiently and effectively is of great importance.