Posts Tagged ‘Healthcare’

Taking Buffalo by Storm

Posted in Case Study, City Wayfinding, Civic, College Wayfinding, Education, Healthcare, Healthcare Wayfinding on December 19th, 2014 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Buff_BNMCWith a nod to the impressive winter weather this upstate New York region experiences, Corbin Design has recently completed two comprehensive exterior wayfinding projects: Buffalo State, a SUNY college, and the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC).

Located roughly three miles apart, each project presented similar challenges, but for very different audiences:

  • They are integrated within the dense

“Do we need an app?”

Posted in Education, Social Media and Technology, Wayfinding Return on Investment, White Paper on December 10th, 2012 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Increasingly we are asked this question by many of our institutional clients. While much has been written about the capability and potential of a number of interactive tools, we’d like you to consider the appropriateness of technology for your institution with stories from organizations whose priority is doing it right rather than doing it quickly. With regard to technology, remember this maxim: ‘just because you can, doesn’t mean you should’… More...

Corbin President Achieves EDAC Certification

Posted in Behavioral Science, Healthcare, research on October 8th, 2012 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

On Friday, October 5, 2012, Mark VanderKlipp passed the exam for accreditation in Evidence-Based Design. This certification brings Corbin Design into a community of healthcare administrators, practitioners, planners, architects, interior designers and others committed to achieving real-world results in the design of healthcare environments.

The heart of the Evidence-Based Design curriculum centers on the use of research to demonstrate that design interventions are making a difference in the environments… More...

Demonstrating Return on Investment: Gundersen Health’s Wayfinding System

Posted in Healthcare, Wayfinding Concept on August 30th, 2011 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

“The methodology put in place is delivering a qualitative value far in excess of what we ever spent on signage.” Kari Houser, Director of Construction and Facility Planning, Gundersen Lutheran More...

Oregon Health & Science University selects Corbin Design

Posted in Corbin Client News, Healthcare on July 15th, 2011 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Corbin Design’s recommendations will include creative wayfinding solutions across media, including signage, print and digital communications. More...

Framing the Challenges at Buffalo Niagara Medical Center

Posted in Civic, Government, Healthcare on July 14th, 2011 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Corbin Design is delighted to welcome a new client in Buffalo, NY. More...

Health Facilities Management Article Released

Posted in Healthcare, White Paper on June 22nd, 2011 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

Now more than ever, the tools that will allow users to create their own journey to a healthcare facility are in the hands of consumers. More...

Signs and Digital Graphics Article

Posted in Wayfinding Concept on April 6th, 2011 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

“If you’re going to be solving a problem, you first have to frame the question. Once we’ve done that, we can go back and say ‘these are the tools we’ll need in order to resolve those issues …'” More...

Hablamos Juntos In The News

Posted in Behavioral Science, Healthcare, Wayfinding Concept on June 17th, 2010 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

We led the project to develop baseline research around the existing conditions for those with limited English proficiency, whether they speak another language or have physical limitations, then improve the experience using icons in wayfinding signage. More...

Managing Patient Information: Public vs. Private Space

Posted in Healthcare, Wayfinding Concept, White Paper on December 11th, 2009 by Mark VanderKlipp – Be the first to comment

In our healthcare work, we often face the critical question of how to manage competing interests in patient room signage. With so much potential information that could be displayed, what should be? What specific functionality does staff need to effectively do their jobs? How much precautionary information should be shared with visitors? Finally, what about the patient’s privacy concerns?

We’d like to explore the issue a bit further, starting… More...