KI's Healthcare Furniture Partners & Resources

Scroll through the healthcare market directory below for links and information about our partners, business organizations, publications and web sites.

  • Institute for Family-Centered Care

    Institute for Family-Centered Care

    The Institute for Family-Centered Care provides leadership to advance the understanding and practice of patient- and family-centered care in hospitals and other health care settings. Organizations dedicated to advancing the understanding and practice of patient-and family-centered care show their commitment by becoming Pinwheel Sponsors. KI is currently a 2009 Pinwheel Sponsor.

  • Premier Inc.

    Premier Inc.

    Serving more than 2,100 U.S. hospitals and 53,000-plus other healthcare sites, the Premier healthcare alliance and its members are transforming healthcare together. Owned by not-for-profit hospitals, Premier operates one of the leading healthcare purchasing networks and the nation's most comprehensive repository of hospital clinical and financial information.

  • Center for Health Design

    The Center for Health Design

    The Center for Health Design is a leading research and advocacy organization of forward-thinking healthcare and design professionals who are leading the quest to improve the quality of healthcare through building architecture and design.


    American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers

    The American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers (AAHID) is a non-profit organization that addresses certification for the interior designer who has a specialized focus in healthcare interior design. The vision of AAHID is to be recognized by the healthcare industry as the certification board of choice in assessing and qualifying the knowledge, skills and abilities of healthcare interior designers.

  • American College of Healthcare Executives - ACHE

    American College of Healthcare Executives

    The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) is an international professional society of 30,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations.

  • AIA

    American Institute of Architects

    Since 1857, the American Institute of Architects has represented the professional interests of America's architects. As AIA members, more than 74,000 licensed architects, emerging professionals and allied partners express their commitment to excellence in design and livability in our nation's buildings & communities.

  • American Society for Healthcare Engineering

    American Society for Healthcare Engineering

    The American Society for Healthcare Engineering targets healthcare facility management personnel, including, but not limited to, professionals in the fields of facilities management, engineering, safety & security, biomed, architechture, construction, and design.

  • ASID


    The American Society of Interior Designers is a community of people-designers, industry representatives, educators and students-committed to interior design. Founded in 1975 with the consolidation of the American Institute of Decorators (AID) and the National Society of Interior Designers (NSID), ASID is the oldest, largest and leading professional organization for interior designers.

  • IIDA

    The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is a professional networking and educational association committed to enhancing the quality of life through excellence in interior design and advancing interior design through knowledge.

  • U.S. Green Building Council

    U.S. Green Building Council

    The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is the nation's foremost coalition of leaders from every sector of the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work. Our more than 7,200 member organizations and our network of more than 80 regional chapters are united to advance our mission of transforming the building industry to sustainability.

  • Asociation for Contract Textiles - ACT

    Association for Contract Textiles

    ACT is a professional trade group consisting primarily of companies that design, develop, produce and promote textiles for commercial interiors united for support, strength, credibility and common interests.

  • Crypton Super Fabrics

    Crypton Fabrics

    Crypton Super Fabrics is an engineered fabric. With its patented process, Crypton is leading the performance textile industry, being the only textile that is stain, water, and bacteria resistant.

  • GORE Seating Protection

    GORE Seating Protection

    The inventor of GORE-TEX® Fabric introduces a revolutionary new technology for upholstery textiles. GORE™ Seating Protection brings superior, breathable moisture barrier technology and proven performance to today's fabrics.

  • American School & Hospital Maintenance Magazine

    American School and Hospital Maintenance Magazine

    American School & Hospital Facility magazine exclusively serves 37,000 facility managers and members of the building team in U.S. schools, colleges, hospitals and large nursing homes.

  • Architecture Magazine

    Architecture Magazine

    As the independent voice of the industry, Architecture is the power broker of architects and architecture, capturing their effect on the quality of life. Connecting directly to the passions of its readers, it empowers members of the profession to stretch, creatively and technically.

  • Contract Magazine

    Contract Magazine

    Contract is dedicated to the timely documentation of the commercial design industry, with a special focus on how interior design and architecture can positively impact the corporate, retail, educational, hospitality, health care, entertainment, government, institutional, and performing arts markets.

  • FacilityCare Magazine

    FacilityCare Magazine

    FacilityCare offers a shared community of healthcare facility management experts who explore and analyze issues that affect your facility and its environment of care. Issues include fire safety, indoor air quality, security, ADA requirements, design and energy deregulation.



    HEALTHCARE DESIGN magazine intends specifically to fulfill the informational needs of healthcare architects, healthcare interior designers, hospital administrators, health facility managers, consultants, and key members of the healthcare design / hospital construction community.

  • Health Facilities Management

    Health Facilities Management

    Consistently ranked as the #1 publication by health facility managers, HFM delivers insights on ways health facilities can operate more efficiently and profitably while serving community needs.

  • Interiors & Sources

    Interiors & Sources

    Reporting on the people, projects, trends, and products influencing the commercial design market.

  • Managed Healthcare Executive

    Managed Healthcare Executive

    Managed Healthcare Executive provides the solutions that healthcare professionals need to provide high-quality care and contain costs. Its timely analysis of industry trends and emerging business strategies make it the leading source of insight and guidance for managers and providers of healthcare services.

  • MMQB

    Monday Morning Quarterback

    Unmatched in its personality and predictive power, provides news analysis and opinion on today's top stories, ideas and investments, explaining what's new in the business of commercial furnishing and why it matters to the business leaders and investors who are shaping the future of the workplace.

  • Modern Healthcare

    Modern Healthcare

    Modern Healthcare, is the industry's leading source of healthcare business news. As a weekly news-driven publication, we report on important healthcare events and trends as they happen.

  • Today's Facility Manager

    Today's Facility Manager

    Today's Facility Manager is a specialized trade publication written and edited for corporate facility executives in all industry and service sectors whose responsibilities include purchasing, planning and approving products, services and materials for facility operations.

  • Trustee Magazine

    Trustee Magazine

    Trustee is written specifically for the directors of hospitals and health care systems. The magazine aims to help its readers adapt to the changes in the health care environment by showing them new trends in health care delivery and provides direction in the art of governance.

  • Amerinet GPO

    Amerinet GPO

    Amerinet is the most innovative and effective health care group purchasing organization in the United States. We are focused on helping members improve their operating margins.

  • Managed Healthcare Associates

    Managed Healthcare Associates

    Welcome to Managed Health Care Associates Inc. (MHA), the GPO with purchasing power. At MHA we believe in value beyond price, and we offer our members not only a comprehensive portfolio of products and services but also the tools necessary to maximize profitability.

  • Magnet


    MAGNET serves approximately 12,000 providers, including hospitals, alternate care facilities, and physician practices and clinics with a contract portfolio that includes equipment, services, commodities and the newly emerging area of niche/boutique (innovative and cost-reducing) products.

  • MedAssets


    MedAssets takes providers into the new frontier of margin management by providing a total supply chain and revenue cycle solution from one strategic business partner.

  • Novation


    Novation is the supply services company that sets the standard for lowering total supply cost. As the leading supply chain management company in the health care industry, we are proud to serve the more than 2,400 members of VHA Inc. and the University HealthSystem Consortium.

  • Coalition for Health Environments Research

    Coalition for Health Environments Research

    The Coalition for Health Environments Research (CHER) is an organization dedicated to "promote, fund, and disseminate research into humane, effective and efficient environments through multidisciplinary collaboration dedicated to quality healthcare for all."

  • Healthcare Facilities Symposium

    Healthcare Facilities Symposium

    The Healthcare Facilities Symposium is the longest-running conference and exhibition dedicated to the improvement of the overall health and welfare of patients and successful business outcomes through the design element.

  • AHAnews

    AHA News is an illuminating read for senior executives in AHA-member hospitals and health systems. It reports on the latest regulatory and legislative developments, as well as the quality-improvement and leadership trends that are shaping and influencing the hospital and health system field.

  • American College of Healthcare Architects

    American College of Healthcare Architects

    Individuals certified by the American College of Healthcare Architects are dedicated to creating better facilities to enhance patient care.

  • Healthcare Industry Weekly Watch

    Healthcare Industry Weekly Watch

    HRP serves its clients' needs with highly focused and unique management newsletters on a range of topics, including grants for healthcare, fund raising, hospice and palliative care, adult day services, health services for seniors, long-term care and marketing.

  • Healthcare Intelligence Network

    Healthcare Intelligence Network

    The Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN) is the premier advisory service for executives seeking high-quality strategic information on the business of healthcare.

  • Healthcare Without Harm

    Healthcare Without Harm

    Health Care Without Harm is an international coalition of hospitals and health care systems, medical professionals, community groups, health-affected constituencies, labor unions, environmental and environmental health organizations and religious groups.


    Health Grades, Inc. is a healthcare ratings, information, and advisory services company. Health Grades provides clients with targeted solutions that enable them to measure, assess, enhance, and market healthcare quality.

  • HealthLeaders


    HealthLeaders-InterStudy is a healthcare business information company that analyze health plans, specific geographic healthcare markets, and the managed Medicare and Medicaid markets and produce databases and reports that give healthcare businesses ready access to the data and analysis.


    Where health care leaders meet, learn, and grow. HospitalConnectTM links together the Internet sites for dozens of organizations serving health care providers.

  • Hospitals & Health Networks

    Hospitals & Health Networks

    Hospitals & Health Networks is the flagship magazine of the American Hospital Association (AHA) and is the leading publication for hospital executives and clinical managers. H&HN delivers strategic reporting and analysis on the trends and issues that interest senior management and emerging leaders.

  • Managed Care Information Center

    Managed Care Information Center

    The Managed Care Information Center (MCIC) gathers, collects, compiles, analyzes, studies, interprets and distributes business news and information on the managed care industry. The MCIC delivers this strategic business information to its clients via executive newsletters, yearbooks, leading industry databases and directories, management reports, and client research studies.


    MedScape, From WebMD Medscape offers free, continuously updated continuing education activities for physicians and other health professionals.

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

    As the nation's largest philanthropy devoted to improving health and health care, RWJF supports training, education, research and projects that demonstrate effective ways to deliver health services, especially for the most vulnerable among us.