Presented by Dr. Diana Anderson, MD, M. Arch, Healthcare Architect

Healthcare design’s recent revolution towards improved patient well-being and care delivery has remained similar for several decades. Can we disrupt our current design thinking by combining medicine and architecture in order to reinvent some best practice design trends for an aging community? By combining the knowledge of geriatric medicine and physical environmental design, the focus on prevention, rehabilitation, and independent living can allow for the building itself to become the fourth healer in addition to the patient, their family members and the clinical care team.