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Elder Patient Needs Begin with the Brain

August 19, 2014


For some time, I have been struggling with hospital wayfinding: how to make it better for our clients, and thus for hospital visitors. What I have found is wayfinding, like other big design problems in healthcare, traces its roots to understanding cognitive functions and how people process information, universally.  Wayfinding will be solved when we […]

When One Size Does Not Fit All

July 21, 2012


Hospitals walk a fine line today between differentiating themselves from competitors, and unnecessarily running up expenses. The Emergency Department is one place these two ideologies clash. On one hand, we see EDs catering toward a particular population.  Senior EDs have been discussed for a couple of years.  Children’s EDs are also coming into vogue in some […]