Medical Construction & Design

MAY-JUN 2018

Medical Construction & Design (MCD) is the industry's leading source for news and information and reaches all disciplines involved in the healthcare construction and design process.

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28 Medical Construction & Design | M AY/ J U N E 2018 | MCDM AG.COM In an increasingly competitive industry, a facility's patient experience is becoming a diff erentiator among the competition. Moving away from the sterile clinical envi- ronment that's often cold and uninviting, more health systems are acknowledging the impact a positive patient and family experience has on clinical outcomes. The infl uence of hospitality and residential design in the healthcare market, from material selection to lighting installa- tion, creates a warm and inviting space that helps ease anxiety and is outliving its "trend" status, becoming the new standard in healthcare facilities. Alongside the appealing visual aesthet- ic, this new standard of design impacts the FURNITURE TRENDS INFLUENCING & MODERNIZING HEALTHCARE Exploration into healthcare furniture and how it's enhancing the patient experience $15.8B Market for offi ce, education and healthcare furniture — bifma.org $12.5B Dollar amount of contract furniture specifi ed annually (includes workplace, hospitality, healthcare, education) — ASID 2018 Interior Design Outlook and State of the Industry Report BY THE NUMBERS Interiors ISSUE FOCUS BY DORI MOMMERS & TAMRA GREEN

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