White Papers for Healthcare Facility Planning and Design Providers

  • Senior Living Design TrendsBy

    The traditional drab nursing home is no longer acceptable. A high level of care in a setting with the comforts of a home are now the benchmark.
  • Environmental Benefits of LEDBy

    Have you noticed that LED technology is now incorporated into every element of lighting application? The spread of Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology correlates with a growing consumer desire to be for energy-efficient. Are you still using traditional light bulbs at home? Consider the...
  • PARADISE FOUND: SPECTACULAR BEAUTY AT FLORIDA’S THIRTY-ONE ON 30ABy

    One of the year’s most exciting reveals was Thirty-One on 30A, a remarkable beachside residence in pretty-as-a-postcard Seagrove, Florida. Rena Anderson, an interior designer at Barbara J Gordon Designs, takes us behind the design of this desirable coastal destination.
  • National Hospital Group InstallationBy

    In late October of 2018, a well-known, National Hospital Group approached us with a request to create a 36 foot Board Table and incorporate commercial construction criteria into it. By early December of 2019, we had we collaborated with their Board, the designer and the AV people to fine-tune...
  • Boomers in Transition: What's Next In Unit Design?By

    AG Architecture has spearheaded an information gathering initiative via a 2018-2019 survey series in order to support the design of innovative senior living communities across the country. The focus is understanding the question everyone is asking right now — What do Boomers want? We know this...
  • Flooring & AcousticsBy

    Dispelling the Myths of the Role Flooring Plays in Room Acoustics:Acoustics has become an ever increasing factor in modern construction. Whether in healthcare, education, residential housing, or any other industry, acoustics plays an important role in nearly every sector of the market. For...
  • Benefits of System-Wide Strategic PlanningBy

    Overview of system-wide strategic planning in HGA's e-newsletter Health Matters.
  • Better Care, Less Cost and More Value-Getting in Tune with Healthcare RealitiesBy

    ACA-based adjustments have ramped up over the last few years amid sometimes complex regulatory guidelines. But, in essence, the changes unfolding have two main drivers: performance and value. Health organizations no longer get paid for just the quantity of healthcare they provide, but also for...
  • The What, Where, Why & How of Sound MaskingBy

    Sound masking is the addition of a familiar sounding, air conditioning-like background sound to an environment. Masking covers up or “masks” human speech and helps mitigate the distraction of other sounds, making an environment more comfortable, workers more productive and creating speech...
  • Choosing Flooring for Healthcare EnvironmentsBy

    Choosing a health care floor... As long as the floor is clean and looks good, it’s OK for the patient…right? WRONG…this couldn’t be further from the truth.