IKM Incorporated, celebrating 100 years providing architecture, planning and interior design services, is committed to utilizing their knowledge-base of expertise, awareness of current industry trends, and substantial portfolio of relevant experience to advance healthcare design. IKM’s managing principal, John Schrott, AIA, ACHA, was recently interviewed by a major trade journal, “Becker’s Orthopedic & Spine Review,” about the trends in one subspecialty of hospital design — the Orthopedic service line.
With nearly 30 years of experience as a healthcare architect and accreditation from the American College of Healthcare Architects, Mr. Schrott brings a thorough knowledge and understanding of the complex business of healthcare to the work of IKM. Having completed the Orthopedic Center at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, PA, and currently working on the Summa Health System Orthopedic Center of Excellence, Akron, OH, Mr. Schrott has firsthand knowledge of the trends in Orthopedic Center design. Schrott spoke with reporter, Laura Miller about the trends in hospital orthopedic department design. (Read full article here…)
The “Becker’s,” publication is one of three produced by ASC Communications the leading source of cutting edge business and legal information for orthopedic and spine practice physicians and administrations, hospital leaders and owners and operators of ambulatory surgery centers. Each issue of the publication reaches more than 15,000 key decision makers including orthopedic and sports medicine physicians, surgeons, and spine practice administrators.
IKM is a knowledge-based architecture, planning and interior design practice founded in 1911. The firm’s portfolio exemplifies the reputation of excellence in executing high profile, high design commissions including the University of Pittsburgh’s LEED® Gold McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and the award winning projects the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and Lancaster General Hospital Orthopedic Center. Visit www.ikminc.com for more information about IKM and to view a select portfolio of our work.
URL to the full article here: http://www.beckersorthopedicandspine.com/news-analysis/3312-5-trends-in-hospital-orthopedic-department-design