When discussing healthcare design, the vernacular among architects and designers must revolve around the patient experience, healing environments, and promoting healthier local communities. This familiar verse among healthcare professionals has positioned architects and design firms to create the next best healthcare facility using Evidence-Based Design. Then came COVID-19 and the necessity for healthcare facilities to reinvent themselves throughout the pandemic.

The world has not been the same, and neither has the healthcare workforce, which has been exhausted and burned out from COVID-19 since early 2020. As a result, the healthcare workforce crisis threatens organizations, while hospital employment continues to decline.

What does this ultimately mean for healthcare designers?

HMC Senior Project Designer Julian Lopez and Healthcare Practice Leader Kirk Rose offer key insights on catering designs to attract healthcare staff in their recent article published in Medical Construction & Design magazine.

We invite you to read the full article HERE.