Hospital Design and Build Resource

I found some interesting articles at – India’s Exclusive Hospital Infrastructure Business Portal  – and thought I’d share them with you. You can read them on their “Hospital Design and Build” page. Of particular interest, I found the summary article “Top 10 Evidence-Based Design Features that Improve Healthcare Outcomes” engaging, as it was co-written […]

Course: The Social Context of Mental Health and Illness

I’m taking a 6-week online course through Coursera on The Social Context of Mental Health and Illness. Coursera is a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. We envision a future where the top universities are educating not only thousands […]

Day-lit Operating Rooms, Commitment Rules and a Case Study

A few articles on healthcare caught my attention this week.Two are about architecture and one is about the policies surrounding commitment for mental illnesses. Sunny Disposition by Green Health Magazine  In one of my LinkedIn groups, someone asked whether or not having naturally lit Operation Rooms was beneficial. It sparked a whole series of comments […]


Thank you to those reading my blog. I’ve heard that “we can have it all, just not all at once” and I’m learning how true that is. My dreams are in competition, and the blogs are 1 item I can let go of while I try to re-balance my life. Because work is transitioning to […]