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Behind the design: Patient rooms – from floor plans to fantastic!

When we started the process of designing the new hospital (it seems like forever ago!!), we engaged over 450 patients, families and staff in helping us make our new hospital GREAT.

We put a particularly large amount of thought and planning into how the new patient rooms should be designed. Just sketching out floor plans and showing them around to people wasn’t enough for us though. Continue reading

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Welcome to Voices of Mott

A new blog to share some of the exciting things that go into building a new children’s hospital

Welcome to our blog! We created this new blog to share some of the exciting things that go into building a new children’s hospital. And what a children’s hospital this will be! The new C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital – opening November 2011 – is the largest construction project in the State of Michigan! Every wall, every play room, every outlet and restroom has been carefully planned with our patients and families in mind. Thousands of hours of consideration and planning have gone into all of these details – and the results are going to be remarkable! Continue reading