White Papers for Healthcare Facility Planning and Design Providers

  • Developments with a Sense of Place: Exploring Mixed Use Complexes & Pocket Neighborhoods By

    Today’s seniors have a desire to age differently and are evaluating housing options with a new set of criteria. Providers, developers and designers understand these changing expectations and are exploring unique housing alternatives to redefine senior living—marketable options to entice a...
  • Guidance for Disinfection of ATI Door Skins By

    The EPA published a list of disinfectants that meet its criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. OMNOVA* has tested disinfectants that are approved for use against SARS-CoV-2 on its Door Skin. Those approved for use against SARS-CoV-2 are in blue,...
  • Advantages of Modular Acoustic Flooring By

    Learn more about the advantages of 5mm flooring options.
  • Senior Living Design Trends By

    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 LED By

    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 30A By

    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 Installation By

    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...
  • Flooring & Acoustics By

    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 Planning By

    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 Realities By

    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 Masking By

    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 Environments By

    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.