If designed properly, a healthcare interior environment can foster healing, efficient task-performance and productivity, effective actions, and safe behavior. Written by an expert practitioner, Rosalyn Cama, FASID, this is the key book for interior designers and architects to learn the methodology for evidence-based design for healthcare facilities. Endorsed by the American Society of Interior Designers, the guide clearly presents a four-step methodology that will achieve the desired outcome and showcases the best examples of evidence-based healthcare interiors. With worksheets that guide you through such practical tasks as completing an internal analysis of a client's facility and collecting data, this book will inspire a transformation in healthcare design practice.
About the Author
ROSALYN CAMA, FASID, is the president and principal designer of the evidence-based planning and interior design firm CAMA Incorporated in New Haven, Connecticut. CAMA Inc. was founded in 1983 and has completed many award-winning projects nationwide, including Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut; and American Cancer Center Headquarters and Hope Lodge in New York City. A frequent writer and speaker on the topic of evidence-based healthcare design, Ms.Cama was the 1998 national president of The American Society of Interior Designers and currently serves as chair of the board for The Center for Health Design.