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Connecticut Children's Medical Center Infusion Room

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It almost feels like a playground or cool resort hotel...

and it's definitely something to take your mind off the infusion part."

Patient (Name Removed for Privacy), Infusion Center

With hospitals putting an increased focus on facilitating welcoming and engaging experiences for patients and their families, incorporating technology beyond the procedure room and into the healing process has become an important focus for healthcare professionals. DI was challenged by the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to help bring their Infusion Room to life, and create a digital experience to complement the renovated space. DI worked in partnership with Tecton Architects on this project.

3,400

infusions are administered each year in the doors of Connecticut Children's.

30

pediatric specialties and subspecialties exist throughout the hospital's space.

 

Surrounded by a breathtaking, outdoor-themed space, infusion patients are able to participate in the “Wilderverse”—an interactive game that allows users to access a website on a phone or tablet to create a custom avatar that explores a virtual outdoor world visible on multiple, curved digital OLED displays in the center of the treatment area.

 

The design incorporates nature settings, including a campfire, castle, waterfall, large flower pods, and a ship scene. Patients choose from three different custom-created avatars (a gerbit, fantasy horse, or treebot) and customize its features. Depending on how the patient is feeling, they can keep their curtain open to see the large displays in the center of the facility, or if they need more privacy, they can still view the experience on the monitor within their room.

 

Since opening, the center's uplifting and empowering activation has proven to be a huge success with patients, their families, and the medical staff who facilitate recovery.

 
Healthcare With the patient as our priority, we reimagine physical and digital experiences that deliver positive long-term outcomes. Our empathetic and proven approach combines the power of imagination with an uplifting environment to encourage patient healing while delivering a better experience for patients, families, and caregivers.
 

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Alex Divine

Alex Divine

Account Director

Alex is focused on listening and understanding the needs of his clients in order to build teams that solve problems and create remarkable experiences. Alex has 8 years of client leadership experience and brings a strong understanding of... more about Alex Divine Alex Divine Alex Divine Account Director

Alex is focused on listening and understanding the needs of his clients in order to build teams that solve problems and create remarkable experiences. Alex has 8 years of client leadership experience and brings a strong understanding of client service and account management to each project, and makes sure his clients' goals stay center-focus. He has a unique ability to anticipate problems and develop solutions quickly, while building trust with his clients and project partners.

 

Outside of the office, Alex enjoys spending his time exploring the mountains of Colorado with his wife and two dogs. Additionally, Alex is a CrossFit Level 1 trainer and coaches classes several nights per week. 

Drew Berst

Drew Berst

Practice Director - Collegiate Sports

Drew Berst is the Practice Director for Collegiate Sports at Dimensional Innovations and is incredibly proud to lead a team that has achieved over 400% revenue growth while also tripling their market share since 2015. Success had been... more about Drew Berst Drew Berst Drew Berst Practice Director - Collegiate Sports

Drew Berst is the Practice Director for Collegiate Sports at Dimensional Innovations and is incredibly proud to lead a team that has achieved over 400% revenue growth while also tripling their market share since 2015. Success had been driven by DI’s unique, design-build approach to project delivery, master brand planning partnerships, and interactive technology experiences in addition to their traditional work in facility graphics and branding.

At DI, Berst is the single point of accountability for all collegiate sports clients and his main focus is to live and breathe college sports, in other words, keep doing what he has been doing his entire life. Professionally, Berst has been working in the sports facility industry for over 12 years and has been involved in over $2 billion worth of athletic facility projects.

Berst was born and raised in Kansas City and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas, as well as an MBA from the University of North Carolina – Wilmington. He’s steadfast in his belief that there is no such thing as a family vacation, unless a sporting event is involved.

Most importantly, Berst is a husband to Betsy and a parent to three girls – Edie, Nora and Margot.

 
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