Do corporate interests hurt veterinary hospital design?

June 30, 2019
Vicki Pollard, CVT, AIA

Vicki Pollard is a certified veterinary technician and veterinary architect at Animal Arts in Boulder, Colorado. She also speaks at the Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference.

Skeptics may worry that big hospital chains will stop innovating in veterinary hospital design because it can be price-y. This HospitalDesign360 conference speaker says, No way.

Some veterinarians worry that hospital design is a dying art, because over time corporate chains will employ a low-cost, “cookie-cutter” approach.

Vicki Pollard, CVT, AIA, a HospitalDesign360 conference speaker and architect with Animal Arts in Boulder, Colorado, says the truth could be exactly the opposite.

“Some corporations are setting the bar higher, setting standards and looking for ways to improve design to retain staff, attract staff and create healthy environments for their clients and patients,” she says.

Find out why she thinks this innovative approach to corporate hospital design is a good thing for all hospitals in this video.