View Finder: MarinHealth Medical Center

Just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, Marin County offers a spectacular natural setting that has long lured city dwellers seeking more space and a direct connection to nature. Marin’s district hospital, MarinHealth Medical Center (formerly Marin General) …

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Healthcare Design Has A Gender Issue

When I was a young professional working in healthcare design, I vividly recall taking conference calls from inside a closet so my clients couldn’t hear my children’s voices from across the room. This was the early 1990s, a time when …

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The Heart Of It All

A lot of boxes need to be ticked when we’re choosing locations for the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference year after year: the right-sized venue, easy travel options, hotel variety, temperate weather, potential for facility tours.

And when you look …

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Natural Connection

One of the many things that has helped keep me sane and grounded this past year has been religiously getting out of the house and spending time in nature. Thankfully, because I live in California, I have the benefit of …

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Online Focus: Cancer Care

Strategies to deliver cancer care are focused on providing more comprehensive services under one roof, inspiring new layouts and approaches to treatment spaces to streamline diagnosis and treatment services. There’s also increased attention being paid to materials selection, biophilic strategies, …

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Face Time: Nicholas Watkins

Healthcare research was front and center throughout Nicholas Watkins’ undergraduate and PhD studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, but it was during his Psychology 101 class that he was first exposed to environmental psychology and Roger Ulrich’s pioneering …

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