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Designing for cognitive well-being

By Monica Fleck Imagine you’re a third-year college student in an interior design program and you’ve just completed six weeks...

Inspecting every single element of a nearly 400,000 square-foot new hospital

Are all systems go? That’s the question that needs to be answered during the commissioning of the new HSC Winnipeg Women’s Hospital. “Throughout the construction...

Collaborative and patient-centred design

By Mariela Castro Embracing innovation has always been one of the fundamental pillars of West Park Healthcare Centre. At its recent “turning of the soil”...

Building community ownership: A new way for hospitals to engage the public

By Sarah Hartwick Building a new, modern health and research centre in the heart of Ottawa is about health care – and it’s about the...

Designing for cognitive well-being in long-term care

By Monica Fleck Imagine you’re a third-year college student in an interior design program and you’ve just completed six weeks of observing how long-term care...

Food production in long-term care

By Dale Mayerson and Karen Thompson Ultimately, the goal in meal service in LTC is to ensure that the food and nutrition team achieves a...

Runnymede Healthcare Centre establishes itself as community healthcare hub

By Carla Wintersgill Runnymede Healthcare Centre is embarking on a groundbreaking initiative to build a 200-bed long-term care (LTC) home adjacent to the existing hospital. On...

The healing power of philanthropy

By Suzette Strong It is said that extraordinary patient care is both an art and a science. At Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) we see...

2017 – A healthy year for hospital infrastructure renewal

By Michaela MacPherson This past year was significant for Infrastructure Ontario and the healthcare sector. We brought our hundredth project to market, and more than...

Design: The secret sauce

By Kate Sellen Well recognized are the challenges to our healthcare system. Not so well recognized is the role of design in finding solutions. Design sits...

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