Shaping the Future of Healthcare Environments

Be part of the only organization designed to include and encourage clinical and inter-professional expertise in the design process. Our members are dedicated to educating and inspiring the design community and nurses about their roles in healthcare design and construction. Professionals on both the design and clinical side of the discussion are joining to network, collaborate and join industry partners as we shape the future of healthcare design.


Member Benefits 

Members-Only Discussion Forum

  • Participate in discussions with colleagues on a variety of topics, including design projects, research, project management, operations and design, engaging clinicians, leading practices, and other hot topics in the healthcare design industry.
  • Obtain assistance with problem solving a project issue or get ideas for engaging clinicians in projects.
  • The Forum allows members to exchange information and engage experienced professionals in on-line discussions.

Educational Events

  • Webinars and conference events often include continuing education contact hours for RN licensure. NIHD events are focused on providing useful information to nurses and other clinicians about healthcare design projects, research, building and design guidelines, and the role of nurses.
  • Access to our Webinar Archive

Networking: Connect and Collaborate

  • Connect to a community of clinicians and others interested in supporting clinician involvement in design and construction of the built environment. Collaborate via seminars, workshops, research reviews, educational events, regional networks, discussion forums, and conferences.

Connect with Industry Partners

  • Those who offer products and services to the healthcare design industry are especially interested in connecting with clinicians. Various opportunities to discuss innovations are offered via our connection with industry professionals.

Best Practices/Leading Practices

  • Find out what works and what doesn't in design and healthcare. Gain access to publications and research which will help you support successful healthcare facility projects 

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