Long before healthcare reform ever pressed the need to rethink the way patient rooms are designed, NXT Health and executive director Salley Whitman recognized that the complexity of healthcare had resulted in a lack of innovation in our care environments. Read more about her thoughts in the latest issue of Healthcare Design Magazine.
Dave Ruthven shares his thoughts with Healthcare Design Magazine on five technology trends that could shape and influence the future of healthcare delivery and design in the years to come.
NXT Health traveled with partners from Tarkett, Planetree and the Center for Health Design to attend Tarkett’s International Healthcare Event. Great to see the innovation occurring across the pond!
David Ruthven presented to a multi-disciplinary audience at the H2T conference co-sponsored by Mission Health and Rock Health in Asheville, NC. The Twitter feed was lighting up again with great responses to the talk!
Salley Whitman spoke to an audience at Clean Med on a panel with two partners from Planetree and the Center for Health Design. NXT’s Founding Sponsor, Tarkett, brought the group together to discuss collaboration, innovation, and patient-centered care.
NXT welcomed its Board of Directors to NYC for the annual in-person meeting and a tour of the Patient Room 2020 prototype. The Board also had a chance to mingle with our Founding Sponsors at a dinner last night.
David Ruthven returns to his alma mater, Clemson University, for a design review of projects from graduate students in the Healthcare + Architecture Program. Great to see the creativity and excitement of the students!
David Ruthven speaks to a room full of medical students regarding the importance of facility design in healthcare. The students were quite engaged and tweeted many responses to the presentation.
What was the impetus for starting NXT? How can designers learn more about getting involved in healthcare? What are the key problems that Patient Room 2020 addresses? Answers to these questions and more in the interview with Salley Whitman.
A group of nurses and administrators from Memorial Sloan Kettering attended an innovation workshop at the NXT Innovation Center today. They used design thinking tools to tackle real pain points in their organization and created opportunity spaces for innovation.