These design touches won’t just get you points on your AAHA accreditation score. They’re industry standards that Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference educator Heather Lewis, AIA, hopes to see in every veterinary hospital, every time.
... or it will be if this dvm360 reader gets the electric radiant flooring she wants. Veterinary architect and Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference educator Heather Lewis, AIA, tells her whether it's a good idea.
Cat-friendly exam rooms and low-noise dog kennels are one thing. This veterinary architect goes beyond the cats and the dogs and offers a trio of ideas to pay special attention to birds, lizards, snakes and smaller mammals.
Before you show up to talk to your accountant, your architect, your builder or your engineer at the Hospital Design Conference or your own town, you need these. Nothing’s worse than an, “oh, that’s at home!” conversation to start off your big hospital build.
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From the hotel-like lobby to the cat and dog alcoves, find out how this emergency and referral hospital renovated its space into a stress-free environment for clients, staff and, most importantly, pets.
This area is often a forgotten space in your hospital, but highly-trained team members spend a lot of time working in this space. Putting thought into its’ design will foster better patient care and staff efficiency.