Health Design Innovations Lab (HDIL) is a multidisciplinary community of faculty, students, practitioners, and community members committed to cutting-edge research on healthcare environments. HDIL is part of the Design and Environmental Analysis Department in the College of Human Ecology and is affiliated with CIHF. HDIL members engage in applied research collaborating with industry and community members in national and international projects. Their research projects focus on approaches to the planning, design and management of settings that promote human health and well-being.
Some of the projects HDIL has completed include: Value-based Decision Making about Design; Non-pharmacological Solutions to Enhance Quality of Life for Aging and End of Life; Optimization of Workplace Design to Improve Safety and Efficiency; Design Innovation; Patient Health Outcomes; and Sustainability in Healthcare Design. For more information about HDIL and their research and recommended courses at Cornell University, see their website.