Steve Ward & Associates Blog

How Hospital Headwall Systems Can Help Provide Better Patient Care

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 16, 2017 / by Geoff McElrath posted in headwall

A couple of weeks ago we posted a general overview of hospital headwall systems. If you haven’t checked it out yet, I highly recommend doing so! Today we want to dive in a little further and specifically discuss how hospital headwalls can effectively provide improved patient care. 

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The SWA Way

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 1, 2017 / by Andrew Ward posted in headwall

This morning I purchased a blueberry muffin from a local bakery. My only request when ordering was for the attendee to warm the muffin for me before it was served. Having observed the ovens in the background and with the smell of fresh baked goods in the air, this didn't seem like an unreasonable request at the time. I guess that is why I was somewhat caught off guard when I was directed to a microwave on the other side of the restaurant lobby and told that I was welcome to heat it up myself.

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What is a Hospital Headwall System?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 27, 2017 / by Geoff McElrath posted in headwall

A hospital is a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment that requires efficiency and structure, but also flexibility. I have many friends in the healthcare field who make regular comments about the challenges with which they are confronted to find ways to be better, faster, more cost effective, and more efficient. To accomplish these goals, modular and innovative furniture systems have become instrumental to success. With this in mind, one such item that has become a staple in hospital settings is the pre-fabricated hospital headwall system.

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forWard® Hospital Headwall Website Announcement

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 10, 2017 / by Amanda Martin posted in headwall


We have some great news to share with you! Recently, we launched a new website dedicated to our hospital headwall solution, the forWard® Hospital Headwall System. In order to give this innovative product the attention it deserves, and to give you the inside scoop, we have created

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How to Save Time on Your Next Hospital Construction Project

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 20, 2016 / by Geoff McElrath posted in headwall, healthcare


If there’s anything you need more of during any construction project, it’s time. No matter what type of project you are working on, time is most always against you. Finding a way to decrease production time, without sacrificing quality or safety is sometimes a difficult balance to strike. Yet, we have a solution that will not only decrease construction time, but that is also budget friendly. The solution is using prefabricated hospital headwall systems in all hospital rooms.

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5 Features of the forWard® Headwall System

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 29, 2016 / by Geoff McElrath posted in headwall, healthcare

Hospital Headwall systems are growing in popularity in the healthcare industry, and for good reason. The forWard® Headwall System is incredibly efficient to install and maintain, it aids with consistency and ease of use for hospital staff, and it offers patients a little piece of home through its custom design capabilities. All of this enhances patient care while improving the efficiency of hospital staff.

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Designing Medical Facilities that Improve the Patient Experience

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 9, 2015 / by Andrew Ward posted in headwall, healthcare

When designing and constructing any scientific, medical, or educational establishment, it’s important to achieve a balance between practical layout, streamlined usability, and great aesthetics. If done correctly, these elements will come together to create a truly effective space.

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Prefabricated Headwall Systems Save Time without Sacrificing Quality

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 9, 2015 / by Geoff McElrath posted in headwall, healthcare

For every commercial project, no matter the size, construction and design are guided by a few prevailing watchwords: “on time” and “on budget.” It’s a balancing act that requires the management of not only cost and schedule, but also supplies and quality. While prefabricated options can indeed help to offset the price of materials, they can also reduce the lead times for delivery without compromising on your vision.

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