Safe Environments

Safe Environments

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NAPHS Recognizes Authors Hunt and Sine with Leadership Award for Quality

During its annual meeting, the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems recognized the contributions of James Hunt, AIA, NCARB, and David Sine, ARM, CSP, CPHRM, with a 2013 Leadership Award for Quality. The award acknowledges the positive impact of their publication, the Design Guide for the Built Environment of Behavioral Health Facilities, now celebrating 10

Norix Group Introduces Protege™ Next-Gen Steel Dorm Beds

Norix Group, a leading provider of heavy-duty commercial furniture, has developed a new model of steel bed to expand its Protégé line of steel dorm furniture. The Protégé ™ NextGen steel bed is ideal for fire stations, camps and shelters because of its robust steel construction, tool-less assembly, long service life and stylish design. Available

Featured Installation: Broward Health Medical Center

The Client:     Broward Health Medical Center (BHMC), Fort Lauderdale, Florida Furniture Dealer:     Empire Office Furniture Manufacturer:     Norix Group, Inc. Product Solution:     Norix Attenda® Series, Hondo® Series and Ultra-Max® Seating Broward Health is one of the ten largest public healthcare systems in the United States – operating over 30 healthcare facilities in south Florida. The Broward

Healthcare Buzzwords and Acronyms – What They Mean

Members of the healthcare profession, the media, the technology industry and countless government agencies have created a growing list of healthcare buzzwords, acronyms and abbreviations that have come into use of late. Understanding what these terms mean and the key concepts they represent are important to patients and professionals alike. To explain these industry terms,

Creating Healing Spaces that Summon Nature

A recent article in the New York Times describes how the qualities of healing gardens in healthcare settings can alleviate stress and restore a sense of humanity in what are most often tightly-controlled clinical environments. When Norix commissioned designer Tara Hill of Little Fish Think Tank to develop the Naturals Color Palette for our collection