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Healthcare Workplace Violence

Ensuring Healthcare Worker Safety

Healthcare workers have a higher risk of experiencing workplace violence than workers in many other industries. Why should healthcare worker safety be different than employee safety in other industries? It’s an exposure issue: Healthcare workplace violence is most often perpetrated by patients. Family members, other visitors, coworkers and others can also become involved in workplace violence.

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Open Offices Lead to Open Communication

If your business requires open communication between staff, then your physical environment must respond to their communication needs.  We work in teams on the design of all of our architectural projects.  There may be five or more architects working on one project.  It is extremely important that they can easily communicate with each other, and keep in touch with other project teams.

Three years ago, we moved from an individual cubicle environment with five-foot partitions to an open environment with fewer lower partitions. 

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What Can You Learn from 150 Years of Experience?

Learning about past experiences in design and construction is key in order to keep creating quality healthcare environments. The Healthcare in the Built Environment Conference is a chance for Owners, representatives, designers, architects, contractors, and Authorities Having Jurisdiction to continue that education. Healthcare environments are complex systems best accomplished through collaboration and teamwork. This conference is structured to facilitate the communication required to achieve optimal outcomes.

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Architects Are Problem Solvers First

Most people think the main job of an Architect is to create beautiful buildings. But that’s only partly correct. At PRA, we’re problem solvers first. Clients hire us when they have a facilities issue they don’t have the ability to solve by themselves. Our clients either need additional physical space, want to improve operational efficiency, or need to improve their image or facility brand. In many cases, the client needs or wants all three.

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Welcome 2017

It’s been a great year for Plunkett Raysich Architects, LLP. We are excited about what 2017 brings and we are working hard to deliver quality design and help solve our clients’ problems of space, efficiency and image. Check out what some of our clients are saying about Why they selected PRA. Also take a look at just a few of the projects we are currently designing.

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PRA is a Top Workplace

At Plunkett Raysich Architects we know we are a great place to work, but based on a recent employee survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics we are officially a Top Workplace as listed in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The staff is engaged, challenged and effective.

The flexible work environment allows you to have a life outside the office while also contributing to our clients’ success.

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