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Sep 6, 2019

Whitney Hendrickson, former Pediatric RN and current Healthcare Interior Designer at Perkins+Will shares her thoughts on what hospitals might look like in the year 2040. “I’m sure there will be smart footwalls, maybe an Alexa-style nurse call system, a way to take peoples’ weights through the floor and their blood...


Aug 23, 2019

Teri Lura-Bennett, Lead Interior Designer at Johns Hopkins Health System and a registered nurse on how to reduce those incessant beeping noises in the hospital space. “I have an Apple Watch and when I’m driving it will tap me when it’s time to turn, and it would be as simple as that. A little tap and a visual code...


Aug 9, 2019

My guest today is Amy Mays, Interior Design Practice Leader at HDR’s New York, New York architecture studio. “There are kiosk check-ins and wait time calculators so members are constantly informed,” says Amy about the changing face of waiting rooms at Kaiser Permanente. She draws an analogy between a patient...


Aug 9, 2019

In the second part of my conversation with Amy Mays, Interior Design Practice Leader at HDR’s New York, New York architecture studio, Amy shares what it was like to walk into the operating room to have 20 strangers staring at her right before her serious brain surgery, and how that experience changed her approach to...


Jul 26, 2019

Today I’m joined by the wicked smart, funny and talented Sara Parsons, Principal at Gallun Snow - a nationally recognized interior design firm that specializes in healing, learning and community environments. She says, “As convenience junkies here in the States, I’d bet that by the year 2040, we’re going to...