Doug Spies Discusses Design Strategies to Enhance Emergency Department Safety

Advisory Services Program Director Authors Article for Becker’s Hospital Review

With violence in the emergency department on the rise, it’s more important than ever to create safer care environments. In his recent article for Becker’s Hospital Review, Gresham Smith Healthcare Advisory Services Program Director Doug Spies, AIA, MHA, LEED AP, explores five key design solutions, as well as operational improvements, aimed transforming emergency departments into what they were intended to be—safe havens for healthcare professionals and those seeking urgent medical attention.

Read the article, entitled “Needed Stat! Violence in the ED: Five Key Design Solutions for Enhanced Safety,” online here.