IOA and CAMA collaborate to design the first family bed chair. Designed around the healing power of touch, a pull-up, hydraulic lift chair that promotes family/patient interactions at the bedside during a time for hopeful healing. Click here to learn more.
A collection of photographs by artist Linda Cummings exploring the beauty of the Farm River are now on display in the Healing Arts Gallery at Smilow Cancer Hospital. For a complete collection of works and audio guide to the exhibit, visit www.lindacummings.com/touching. Click here to download the press packet.
Rosalyn Cama spoke at the National Council of Acoustical Consultants‘ 2014 Annual Conference exploring how the sense of sound impacts healing. Review the presentation to learn more about the evidence-based design process, patient and staff outcomes impacted by noise, and design interventions to create quieter environments.
Rosalyn Cama and Richard N. Foster have recently participated in the 2014 Yale Healthcare Conference – The Changing Landscape of Healthcare: Creating Value in Uncertain Time. Their breakout session, Building a Better Delivery System: Creative Design and Innovation In Health, explores how creative destruction and disruptive innovation is necessary to improve health outcomes, utilizing examples such as the current emphasis on patient-centered care and its implications on the built environment.
Learn more about the art and science of lighting healthcare environments in Rosalyn Cama’s recent keynote presentation for a Healthcare Symposium sponsored by Acuity Brands Lighting.
Rosalyn Cama is the keynote speaker for Yale New Haven Health System’s annual Service Excellence Conference, which celebrates the strides made to enhance and improve the patient experience. New models of reimbursement tied to patient reporting are motivating healthcare systems to stage the right experience for consumers. In 10 Steps, Rosalyn explains how interior design elements such as wayfinding (Direction and Diversion), clean (Clutter vs Grunge) and acoustics (Shh! Quiet Please) contribute to creating a Place of Wellbeing.
Is the 24/7 workplace making you sick? As a featured speaker at the Health, Workplace, and Environment: Cultivating Connections Conference, Rosalyn Cama offers insight into the evolving work environment and how it impacts health and wellbeing.
Roz Cama, Elizabeth Oshana, and Erin Peavey recently presented to a group of emerging professionals at ASID’s GoPRO/NYC event. The session focused on how research informs the creative process. Project examples demonstrated the influence the built environment has on behavior, specifically health outcomes, and how building your knowledge base is a powerful way to springboard your interior design career.
Congratulations to the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro (UMCPP) and the entire design team for receiving a merit award from The Art Commission’s first-annual CoD+A (Collaboration of Design+Art) Awards.
UMCPP’s Art for Healing program was selected as one of the Top 100 among 433 entries from all over the world. Click here to review the submission.