PVC-free wall protection

New PVC-free Acrovyn® 3000 from C/S Group performs as well as traditional Acrovyn Wall Protection. It has the same impact resistance and a Class I fire rating without the use of halogens. Acrovyn 3000 is available in 55 corner guard, handrail, and crashrail profiles, as well as wallcovering. Acrovyn 3000 is 100% recyclable and currently available in 25 colors.

Vinyl sheet material

InPro’s Sansparrel™ Expressions create a design incorporating cutouts of the artwork elements in rigid vinyl sheet material. These cutouts are designed and cut at the factory, which limits the work for those installing the product. InPro also provides a complete blueprint for the Expressions design so that the installer knows exactly where each piece of the puzzle goes, limiting material-installation mistakes.

Over-bed table

Hill-Rom announces the release of a new line of over-bed tables. Designed to be highly configurable, this product can be used throughout the facility—from med/surg to ICU. This table complements the bed and is very easy for patients, caregivers, and staff to use.

Durable, modern case goods

Krug Healthcare Solutions is expanding the Jordan line, with the new collection of Juno patient room case goods. Juno has a clean, modern design. It features a highly durable, dry-fit construction to provide long product life, and an ability to extend that product life through replacement of damaged or degraded components.

Maneuverable recliner

The Multi Recliner by KT Humancare features an independent footrest and a separate gas-operated back allowing the user to effortlessly adjust to countless positions. Double wheel, locking casters, and a push bar make the chair extremely maneuverable. All the components on the chair are replaceable and it is designed to hold 350 lbs as standard.

Outdoor-inspired carpeting

Lees’ Modern Organics Collection accents healthcare facilities through its three tip-sheared, contemporary patterns, including Braided Stream, River Rush, and On the Surface. The collection captures movement through texture and color, boasting floral and leaf designs. Products are available in a palette of 12 running line colors derived from nature’s elements.

Laminate-finished case goods

Stance Healthcare introduces the Gibraltar Series of healthcare specific case goods. Elliptical steel legs protect the corners from damage while maintaining a six-inch clear space below for ease of cleaning. Gibraltar cabinets are offered in 15 popular laminate finishes and two powder coat colors for the legs.

Recycled polyester fabrics

cf stinson introduces Raquette, part of the new Adirondack Collection of Crypton® Green Performance Fabrics. Raquette features a traditional motif in a fresh, forward color palette. Raquette is available in nine colors and is made of 100% recycled polyester. Protected using the Crypton Green chemistry, Raquette is an option if you are looking for a Performance Fabric with a Reduced Environmental Impact benefit.

Terrazzo-like flooring

Stonblend GSI-G flooring by Stonhard has recycled glass chips that are blended with color-coated aggregate to create a terrazzo-like appearance. Stonblend GSI-G has a low-gloss finish and is easy to maintain. It’s offered in six standard colors, and custom variations are also available.

Healthcare accessories

Thematics™ products are specifically developed for the healthcare industry. Unifying elements including, chartholders, magazine racks, room numbers, directories, ShadowFrames for display, and GateFrames for art and photos are among the products that promote meaningful interior environments. Moulded elements can be fabricated to designers specifications or created in our design studio.

Linoleum tile

Marmoleum Composition Tile (MCT) from Forbo is a sustainable alternative to VCT. Made from natural ingredients, MCT features a low cost of ownership and is occupancy ready, requiring no initial maintenance. MCT’s inherent antimicrobial and antistatic properties offer improved indoor air quality and combat MRSA and other strains of bacteria.

Vinyl upholstry

MorCare™ from Morbern is the first healthcare performance vinyl upholstery, introduced nearly 10 million yards ago. MorCare is put through the rigorous tests for scrape and scuffing resistance, chemical resistance, and flame resistance. MorCare’s antimicrobial and antibacterial resistance are useful for environments where infection control is important. MorCare is also stain resistant.

Hurricane-rated door

The new HD-Storm™ door series by Horton Automatics carries the industry’s highest rating for an automatic sliding door system. It has a narrow stile design for optimal architectural appeal. It features a heavy-duty, 6″ x 8″ header with steel reinforced tubes in the lead rails for severe weather conditions, and a 3-point locking system for security. All systems meet Miami-Dade County and State of Florida impact and pressure requirements.

Kiln-cast glass

Meltdown Glass Art & Design introduces kiln-cast textures, MD-213 Rigo. They are available in any glass thicknesses with limitless color and finish options. Rigo can be fabricated as certified safety glass (tempered and/or laminated). This glass is created from 30% postindustrial materials and is not only held to some of the highest standards in the glass industry, but also eco-friendly.

Flooring design

Centiva presents a new stone flooring design. Quartzite is a popular stone type with an upscale monolithic appearance. Metallic elements in the design emphasize the sparkle of real quartzite. Quartzite is available in four colorations ranging from cool gray to warm gold. This product is available with a frost surface and slight bevel in the Event Series.

Divided-cylinder washer

Pellerin Milnor’s Staph-Guard® washer-extractors have a cylinder design and a space-saving size. The Staph-Guard machines have fewer doors to load and unload the machines, compared to a divided cylinder. Goods are loaded on the soiled side through a single inner door and unloaded through one door on the clean side. The minimal footprint conserves valuable floor space, making them ideal where space is limited.

Multi-seat collection

The Ambient guest and tandem seating collection from Arcadia is available in one-, two-, three-, or four-seat configurations, and are offered with several back and arm choices, as well as accompanying intermediate, corner, and end tables. A full family of occasional tables completes the collection.

Electronic lockset

The Harmony™ Series lockset from SARGENT integrates into existing Wiegand access control systems, offering reader and monitoring capabilities. Harmony offers complete door status monitoring and is lockdown capable. All electronics are located on the secure side of the door for additional security. The lock is HID 125 kHz, 26-39 bit compatible.

Finished seating and tables

Healthscapes’ INSPIRE from Studio Q Furniture is a collection of seating solutions for healthcare environments. INSPIRE is comprised of guest, lounge, tandem, and bariatric seating, plus gliders and recliners. Complementary occasional tables are also available. There are 13 standard wood finishes with custom wood finish matching available on all products. INSPIRE products have a highly durable, chemical-, UV-, and moisture-resistant, antimicrobial Q Guard finish on the exposed wood.

Wood pattern flooring

Acczent Wood for Johnsonite is a rich new collection of wood patterns, textures, and colors. Acczent offers the rich look and feel of wood flooring with the high performance and low maintenance of heterogeneous sheet vinyl. Acczent has a PUR finish that allows for low maintenance for the installation life of the product.

Wall-mounted work station

The wall-mounted, patient room Guest Center from Peter Pepper Products provides an adaptable environment for family, caregivers, and visitors. It combines a work surface with storage, task light, and power receptacle. Its modular panels accommodate options including specialty materials, tack panels, writing surfaces, and areas for mounting a flat-panel monitors, artwork or accessories.

Kinetic Sculpture

The Fortune Cookies, part of Studio Lilica’s line of sculptures, is a kinetic sculpture constructed of flame-resistant fabric over a lightweight frame. Studio Lilica’s custom architectural lighting and fabric sculptures channel light, line, and motion to transform conventional spaces into extraordinary environments.

Vinyl surfacing

Lonseal, Inc. presents Heiko, a collection of vinyl surfacing designed specifically for healthcare interiors. The Heiko Collection provides sure footing for specification in any healthcare setting—from patient rooms and nursing stations to assisted living and rehabilitation centers. Heiko’s color palette incorporates inviting neutrals, soothing greens, happy blues, crisp beiges, impressive deep hues, and rich warm woods to cultivate energy and health where it matters most.

Textured ceiling tile

Sand Micro™ from CertainTeed Ceilings is a finely textured, durable surface. This tile provides light reflectance and sound absorption. Sand Micro is an option for healthcare applications such as waiting rooms and corridors.

Flexible furniture

Legacy Furniture Group presents Transformer with frame durability and design flexibility, as well as infectious disease control. Arms, leg fronts, and side rails of wood, poly, or aluminum are tightly secured, but can be removed and replaced in seconds, as can backs and seats. The rigid extruded frame of 80% aluminum is guaranteed for life.

Circle-pattern textiles

KnollTextiles presents Kaleidoscope and Compass, two Crypton Green upholstery fabrics. The aesthetic theme is tied to variations on a classic circle. The two Crypton Green upholstery fabrics are sustainable and highly durable options for healthcare. Compass, the larger pattern, links circles filled in with various textures on a contrasting ground They are Greenguard certified and may contribute to LEED certification.

Ceiling mount system

Accu-Mount Support Systems by Healthcare Technology Corporation are universal systems for attaching ceiling-mounted equipment to any type of building structure. Accu-Mounts are pre-engineered, prefabricated structures for attaching booms, lights, c-arms, microscopes, and other ceiling mounted equipment in surgery, radiology, intensive care and exam rooms.

Healthcare Design 2008 October;8(10):60-63