Seattle Children’s held a design event in November to provide valuable input into design of the new Emergency Department (ED).
For this event, a full-scale mock-up of the proposed ED was set up on the construction site in the actual space that will become the ED. Then, representatives including ED physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, techs, parents, social workers, Child Life specialists, pharmacists and staff from Security Services, Patient and Family Relations, Environmental Service, Information Services, Facilities and hospital leadership, came together to “test” four different exam room designs as well as the overall flow and layout. The team provided feedback on things that worked well, and elements that needed revising. Read full post »