Meet Corgan’s Two New Healthcare Design Executives

Design firm Corgan has added two leaders to its healthcare practice. Shane Williams will be the Healthcare Design Director, and Chris Grossnicklaus will be a new Vice President. Williams has more than 25 years of experience in the field, and joined Corgan’s Dallas office as a Vice President and the Studio Director of the firm’s healthcare practice. He will focus on overall planning and design direction for the company’s clients. Grossnicklaus has 13 years of experience in healthcare design, and will focus on strategic development, master planning, and aligning mission and vision. He will be Vice President of Corgan’s healthcare… Full Story

Balancing Cost and Quality: Healthcare Design Experts Weigh in

Earlier this month, leading healthcare design professionals joined us at the D CEO offices for a healthcare design discussion as a part of our healthcare breakfast panel series. We discussed some of the factors impacting healthcare design, what systems, providers, and patients are looking for in systems, how technology has impacted healthcare design and how the space can be used to be more efficient for employees. The panel included Tina Larsen the Managing Principal and Healthcare Sector Leader at Corgan, Ian Sinnett a principal and regional healthcare leader at Perkins+Will, Jeff Stouffer the Executive Vice President and Health Group Director at HKS, and Joshua Theodore a Vice… Full Story

Expert Opinion: Designing Healthcare for Every Generation

The physical environment can have a big impact on how an employee feels and can either facilitate their ability to do their job or create frustrating barriers, but these pain points, preferences, and motivators look different for Baby Boomers, post-millennials, and everyone in between. In light of the growth of healthcare’s generationally diverse workforce, understanding the most important drivers of staff satisfaction provides a powerful opportunity to improve quality of care, patient experience, and ultimately, the bottom line. Baby boomers are emotionally invested in patients but report being emotionally exhausted and physically fatigued. Concerned with a work-life balance and their… Full Story

Join Us for D CEO’s Architecture and Design Healthcare Breakfast Panel

In an exponentially changing world, designing facilities that meet all the needs of the modern healthcare industry is a tough challenge. Communication technology is replacing and changing the provider-patient relationship, innovative treatments are reducing the time patients need to spend in a hospital, and generational shifts create new needs. In order to learn more about how the design industry is dealing with changing healthcare needs, D CEO will host its third Healthcare Breakfast Panel this March. As the hospital arms race continues in the DFW suburbs, other systems are scaling down and looking to be more mobile and accessible. Virtual… Full Story