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KC Business Journal: Label-defying company's latest target: health care

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By James Dornbrook

Widely known for its interactive exhibits at sports stadiums across the nation, Overland Park-based Dimensional Innovations sees a huge opportunity to use that same expertise at children's hospitals.

The company already has a lot of experience in the health care industry, completing several projects at Children's Mercy during the past 15 years. The company built the clock tower that greets patients and families in the circle drive. They also put together a 1950s diner theme for the cafeteria and helped renovate the gift shop.

DI also has been on the cutting edge of hospital design, recently installing interactive experiences at the new $360 million University of Iowa Stead Family Chidren's Hospital. The exhibit lets patients "fly" like a bird over virtual reality terrain or learn more about constellations..

"It's not that we're new to this space. ... We're (just) seeing more and more opportunity to take what we've done with experience design and apply that to the health care space," CEO Tucker Trotter told the Kansas City Business Journal.

 

Read the full article via the Kansas City Business Journal.

Learn more about inspiring works of heART at Children's Mercy.