Bariatric design for healthcare facilities has been evolving over the past five years and new statistics indicating rising obesity rates in the U.S. have further enhanced a need for incorporation of these design considerations. Craig Pickerel, Architect in SSOE’s facilities department is featured in the article “Room For All: Trends in Bariatric Healthcare Design” in the May/June 2013 issue of Healthcare Design Magazine. Pickerel discusses looking at bariatric care with a holistic viewpoint – which can mean rethinking the entire deign of a healthcare facility.
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