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Healthcare Think Tank
Our healthcare market sector is large and widespread across the firm. If there was a way to quantify the experience and expertise we have between our offices, it would be a very significant and...
A Simple Model for Comparing Healthcare Staff Walking Efficiencies Across Different Hospital Floor Plan Designs
With healthcare facility design trending toward increasing patient space in new construction, there can be concomitant increases in healthcare staff workloads. This study used simple pedometry step counts to compare staff walking effort in double-loaded and racetrack corridor floor plan designs. It was demonstrated that the racetrack floor plan outperformed the double-loaded corridor in human energy efficiency regardless of staff position or work shift.
Join Perkins+Will at Events in November 2015
November is a busy month, with plenty of opportunities to connect with our thought leaders around the world. Tuesday, November 3 Joe Connell will present "The Future of Work" at the Advertising...
Justin Parscale is a senior member of the Dallas healthcare planning team and an Associate Principal of the firm. Versed in a wide range of project types from conceptual master planning through...
Perkins+Will Expands Its Healthcare Practice
Architecture and design firm Perkins+Will has added eleven team members to its healthcare practice. These leading experts will help to expand the firm’s presence and further service clients...
Join Perkins+Will at Events in March 2015
Every month, our thought leaders share knowledge at events around the globe. Connect with us in March in places as diverse as London, Brooklyn, and Portland, Oregon. Tuesday, March 10 Martina...
Mercy Health System of Northwest Arkansas
Mercy Health System of Northwest Arkansas sought our help in leveraging their opportunity to "do it right." We provided services including operational redefinition, planning, programming and design of a 200-bed replacement campus capable of long-term expansion. The strategic decision to replace the existing facility enabled the health system to define new processes with a focus on operational efficiency and patient safety without defaulting to processes dictated by an existing structure.
Carolyn BaRoss Appointed Firmwide Healthcare Interior Design Director
Carolyn BaRoss , ASID, IIDA, LEED AP, has taken on a new firmwide role as Perkins+Will’s Healthcare Interior Design Director. In this position, Carolyn will oversee one of the firm’s largest...
Robin Guenther is a Principal of Perkins+Will and Senior Advisor to Health Care Without Harm. An expert in sustainable healthcare design, Robin is a long-time advocate for healthier healing environments and recently spoke on the topic at TEDMED 2014. Notable projects include leading the major expansion of the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, and ongoing work with preeminent institutions such as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Robin also led one of the two winning teams in the Kaiser Permanente “Small Hospital, Big Idea” Competition.
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