Jul 30, 2021
On Part 1 of today’s episode, Cheryl interviews Michael Lied, Principal & Director of Healthcare at GBBN. Cheryl and Michael had an honest and meaningful conversation about the challenges in healthcare today and what designers and architects in the industry can do to innovate. Cheryl asks Michael the question, “It’s been a long year and a half since COVID first came on the scene in this country. What have been some of the most profound changes in GBBN’s work of designing healthcare facilities that you have seen?” Michael shares, “One of the biggest changes has been the impact to our healthcare workforce and our care providers. Seeing that 25% of our care providers, in a recent survey, are considering leaving the profession is really tough.” This, and so much more on the changing face of healthcare design and architecture post COVID with Michael Lied, Principal & Director of Healthcare at GBBN, on today’s episode.
Learn more about Michael Lied and GBBN by visiting https://www.gbbn.com/.
In Cheryl’s conversation with Michael Lied, they discuss:
The world is changing quickly. The Center for Health Design is committed to providing the healthcare design and senior living design industries with the latest research, best practices and innovations. The Center can help you solve today’s biggest healthcare challenges and make a difference in care, safety, medical outcomes, and the bottom line. Find out more at healthdesign.org.
Additional support for this podcast comes from our industry partners:
Learn more about how to become a Certified Healthcare Interior Designer® by visiting the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers at: https://aahid.org/.
Connect to a community interested in supporting clinician involvement in design and construction of the built environment by visiting The Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design at https://www.nursingihd.com/
Inspired by the properties of photocatalytic materials, Porcelanosa has evolved their KRION® Solid Surface material called K-LIFE. When K-LIFE comes into contact with light, it will be able to purify the air, expel harmful bacteria, and more. K-LIFE can easily be integrated into many applications – from wall coverings and claddings for ceilings, to custom tables, bars, sinks, shelving units and furniture. The application of K-LIFE in areas with high daily traffic, such as waiting rooms or reception areas, can assure a gradual decontamination of germs and lead to ongoing ecological benefits. Some research performed with KRION® K-LIFE, which has photocatalytic properties, proved that the material can significantly reduce the presence of bacteria. This revolutionary process has led to a patent pending, innovative, and exclusive product that will have a direct effect on our quality of life. Watch the video on KRION Natural Infection Prevention.