The University of Minnesota Health’s new MHealth facility in Minneapolis was purpose-built for facility flexibility and patient convenience, which presented graphic design firm fd2s with a unique wayfinding challenge.
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People are craving experiences with greater value—experiences that offer a wider range of personal benefits and takeaways than were previously available when the purpose of many public places was more narrowly defined. In this blog, Lee H. Skolnick discusses what the emergence of “edutainment” venues means for exhibit design
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22 Miles recently released a whitepaper entitled "The Real Cost of Lost Patients," that discusses the role of digital signage and wayfinding as a counter to lost staff time and the hundreds of thousands of verbal directions given each year at healthcare facilities.
Recently, researcher and author Leslie Wolke of MapWell Studio completed a report entitled "Wayfinding Management: Models & Methods in Healthcare Environments" through a grant from the Sign Research Foundation. The five-member project Advisory Team included SEGD members Teresa Cox of APCO Signs, Anna Crider-Sharp of Two Twelve and Steven Stamper of fd2s.
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