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Reuse, Reduce, Recycle: Designing Products and Processes for Sustainability

Environmental responsibility is one of the foundations Herman Miller is built on...

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Where There's Splash, There Could Be Infection

A sink is a common fixture for sanitation. However, in the healthcare setting, a sink that's poorly-designed can have unhealthy--and sometimes critical--consequences...

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Pass the Earplugs, Please

Did you know that the noise levels during a shift change can equal those of a jack hammer?...

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Safety and Comfort for Behavioral Facilities

In a given year, one out of four adult Americans will experience some form of diagnosable behavioral or mental illness...

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The Sink's Role in Infection Control

People go to hospitals to get better, yet in one study 13 percent of high-risk adult patients got something else...

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Patient Rooms: Thinking Big by Noticing Small

New hospitals can cost $1.5 to $2 million per bed, and renovations can be just as costly when modernization and downtime...

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Predicting Mileage for Nurses: A Step in the Right Direction

Nurses walk a lot--an estimated four miles per 12-hour shift--and they'd rather spend that time caring for patients.

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The 80/20 Rule Healthcare Systems Obsess Over

Eighty percent of healthcare spending pays for the care of 20 percent of Americans with a chronic condition. In spite of that, chronic conditions account for 70 percent of...

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