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Why the Opioid Crisis Affects Us All – And 5 Ways DSGW Is Working to Fight It


By Ryan Turner, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, LEED AP Principal, Healthcare In 2016, over 65,000 people died from opioids. In April of 2018, the U.S. Surgeon General released a general advisory to the public — the first of its kind since…

The Hidden Design Behind Observational Care

Registration and lobby at North Shore Health in Grand Marais, MN

By Rebecca J. Lewis, FAIA, FACHA, CID Principal, Director of Healthcare Design We’ve all done the small-talk shuffle. That walk from waiting area to exam room at our local clinic where we chat with the nurse about the weather, the…