The Healing Mission
This paper discusses the creative means of balancing functional needs with patient-focused design amenities used at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Ohio. Through a comprehensive look at the renovated Pediatrics Unit and the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, the authors will demonstrate how effective design that addresses the whole patient can aid the healing process.
The Academy Journal is published by the AIA Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH). The Journal is the official publication of the AAH and explores subjects of interest to AIA-AAH members and to others involved in the fields of healthcare architecture, planning, design and construction.