Healthcare Design Expo + Conference 2018 Review

The annual Healthcare Design (HCD) Expo + Conference is known as the industry’s premier design show, highlighting best practices and top healthcare products across the country. More than 3,600 industry professionals and 250 exhibitors gathered at the Phoenix Convention Center Expo Hall in Arizona from November 10-13 this year, taking the opportunity to earn continuing…

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Kimball Wilder™ | Versatile Comfort Across Multiple Platforms

The final weeks of summer saw the launch of Kimball’s newest seating collection, Wilder™. Designed by David Dahl, the versatile collection features lounge, guest and benching solutions for multiple industry platforms. Simple clean-out design and an optional moisture barrier give Wilder the ability to meet the rigorous needs of healthcare facilities, while its soft shapes…

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Medical Spas | Engaging the Senses for a Restorative Healing Experience

More often than not, a trip to the spa is spurred on by the need for relaxation. Visitors anticipate a therapeutic experience that remedies small ailments and a frenzied mind, leaving with both body and spirit rejuvenated. In a world that constantly bombards our senses with unsolicited and often destructive stimuli, the sensory design of…

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Physical Therapy Clinic Design | Creating a Positive and Profitable Rehabilitation Space

Today’s healthcare arena is composed of countless providers and the offering of physical therapy clinics follows suit. Due to the overwhelming availability of specialized treatment facilities, patients must do their research in order to pinpoint a therapist that best fits their unique needs. While recovery focus, which can vary from occupational therapy to sports-related injury…

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Kimball Health Alterna™ | Response to Ever-Changing Patient Care

A continuing evolution of strategies for patient care and associated medical treatments has created the need for durable and adaptable furniture solutions in our healthcare environments. The design team at Kimball has recognized that need and responded with a forward-thinking product application – Alterna™.Also shown; Kimball | Pep Although there are a handful of similar…

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Furniture Solutions Influencing Today’s Seniors

Older generations are having conversations about the next phase of life and are trying to determine the best place to call their future home (or a loved one’s next home). The Silent Generation [ages 92-72] and Baby Boomers [ages 71-53] comprise the mass majority of people currently looking to live in senior communities and although…

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Meadow | The Healing Destination for Patients

Kimball Health has been strategic with their product launches since its infancy.  Phase one of the product unveiling focused on providing staple furniture pieces needed for patient rooms and public waiting areas. While innovative concepts and exciting product launches are scheduled for the near future, let’s pause to take a closer look at how the…

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Patient Satisfaction through Enhanced Finishes

Evidence shows that cleaner surfaces have the potential to reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), so it is critical that appropriate, easily-cleanable furniture solutions are being specified to promote successful patient recovery. Although patient rooms are known as the primary culprit, any surface within a healthcare facility can harbor dangerous bacteria. Taking note of what materials and…

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NeoCon 2017 | The Future of Healthcare & Industry Trends

NeoCon 2017 Recap The largest office furniture trade show in North America is a global platform for commercial interiors. Located at the Mart in Chicago, this year’s 49th annual event was held from June 12-14 and hosted 50,000 design professionals from around the world.  The event, known for its display of innovation, caters to vertical…

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Keys to Achieving Healing Healthcare Environments

Creating a satisfying healthcare environment requires holistically combining the needs of the patient, caregivers and loved ones to build the most effective design. Through our years of experience, we’ve seen first-hand that workplace design improves the overall health of employees and we are excited to be taking this next step in the healthcare industry by…

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