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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...


Jul 26, 2019

In the second part of my conversation with the talented Sara Parsons, Principal at Gallun Snow Interior Design, Sara discusses the importance of artwork, color and furnishings in the behavioral and mental healthcare setting. She says, “The evolution of the design in behavioral and mental health facilities is exciting...


Jul 12, 2019

Today, I’m joined by Debra Levin, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Center for Health Design--a nonprofit organization whose mission it is to transform healthcare environments into a healthier, safer world through design research, education and advocacy, and the creative use of evidence based design. We...