Folio casegoods deliver progressive, modular storage designed around the changing needs of healthcare places.
Healthcare is evolving at a rapid pace, changing on almost every imaginable front, as patients and caregivers seek improved experiences, outcomes and value. Engaging patients in healthcare has become a new clinical paradigm. We at Red Thread support your commitment to patient-centered care by designing for the human factor and optimizing healthcare experiences to connect people, place and technology.
EDAC stands for “evidence-based design accreditation and certification”. EDAC-certified individuals are a global community of forward-thinking professionals helping achieve EDAC’s vision of a world where all healthcare environments are created using an evidence-based design process. Several members of Red Thread’s healthcare team hold this certification.
As healthcare organizations face today’s complex challenges, improving performance and delivering greater value throughout the enterprise is fundamental for attaining competitive advantage.
INSIGHTS & APPLICATIONS GUIDE
The Healthcare: Time for Change Insights & Applications Guide combines insights and practical solutions yielded from 18 studies and 15,000 hours of research.
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For most people, the exam room is at the center of the healthcare experience. No longer just a place for medical exams and treatments, it’s also a space where consulting, learning and person-to-person sharing happen.
As the healthcare industry undergoes rapid change, clinican’s work is becoming even more demanding and varied. Caregivers need environments focused on their needs for collaboration, efficiency, adaptability, and ergonomics.
More than ever, patient rooms are more than just a place for a bed and medical equipment. They are intimate environments where patients, families and clinicians come together around care. At their best, they are environments that aid a patient’s recovery, improve how clinicians do their jobs and welcome family members as active participants in care.
Instead of a “one room fits all” approach, oncology treatment centers are designed as an ecosystem of spaces to serve a wide range of people with different needs and preferences. High customer satisfaction differentiation are rewards for organizations that focus on personalizing the treatment experience by offering choice and control to participants, helping to humanize this demanding segment of the healthcare journey.
When designed around people’s needs, waiting spaces can help create a better experience by fostering more meaningful uses of time and increasing patient’s confidence that they are receiving high-value care.
Designed to support clinicians in action, Sync workstations facilitate collaboration between colleagues, connection to patients and access to technology and information.
The Montage panel system is a refined, architectural culmination of we have learned about work and the workplace. It offers a breadth of surface material options, is highly customizable and features a superior fit and finish.
Answer modular workstations offer a range of applications, aesthetics, technology supports and ownership adaptability to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.
Privacy Wall and Privacy Wall GS are high-performance, moveable walls that give you the flexibility and variety to accommodate not just today’s needs, but also the continually changing needs.
The Regard modular lounge system supports times of transition to make every moment more meaningful.
Most of us using today’s healthcare system would be interested to know the initiatives that are taking place across the country to encourage healthcare organizations to shift to a more sustainable business model and address environmental impacts. Healthier Hospitals Initiatives (HHI) is a national campaign organized to lead change in the healthcare sector with a call…
What is Evidence Based Design? Defined as the process of basing design/build decisions on credible research in an effort to achieve optimal outcomes, evidenced based design for healthcare facilities is becoming increasingly popular. The goal is simple: To improve patient and staff wellbeing, patient healing, stress reduction and safety. Even as far back as the late 1800’s Florence Nightingale…
According to our friends at Wikipedia biophilia literally means “love of life or living systems.” So biophilic design centers around establishing naturally based habitats for humans to live and work. Designers and Architects who practice biophilic design create spaces in which humans can achieve maximum wellbeing and productivity by incorporating elements derived from nature. First used by Erich Fromm, the noted German social psychologist,…