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Product News Roundup: Week Of 9.15.14

September 18, 2014     Posted by Shandi Matambanadzo, Associate Editor
A weekly roundup of new products and vendor news in the healthcare industry.
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Industry And Product News: Week of 9.15.14

September 18, 2014     Posted by Shandi Matambanadzo, Associate Editor
Personnel change announcements and industry updates from RTKL, Studio+, Perkins Eastman, and more.
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Q&A With Avein Saaty-Tafoy, Adelante Healthcare

September 18, 2014     Linda Plunkett Franklin
Responding to a new healthcare environment that gives patients choice in where they seek care, Adelante Healthcare strives to create accessible environments that promote a sense of brand loyalty. CEO Avein Saaty-Tafoya, named The Center for Health Design’s 2014 Changemaker, shares her vision for the organization’s future.
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Using Psychiatric Facility Design To Inspire Integrated Care Spaces

September 18, 2014     James M. Hunt
In order to answer the industry push to treat both general and psychiatric patients in one location, the proper physical environment to support integrated care is essential. In order to make these spaces safe—and attractive—for all, there’s plenty to learn from design solutions already being applied in psychiatric care settings.
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Riverside Community Hospital Awards Contract For Renovation, Expansion

September 18, 2014     Posted by Shandi Matambanadzo, Associate Editor
Construction has started and will be completed in February 2016.
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Valley General Hospital To Add Mental Health Facility

September 18, 2014     Posted by Shandi Matambanadzo, Associate Editor
Through a partnership with the hospital, Fairfax Behavioral Health will lease 1,500 square feet of space and serve adult patients.
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Advocate, NorthShore To Combine As One System

September 18, 2014     Posted by Shandi Matambanadzo, Associate Editor
The Advocate and NorthShore names will continue to be used under the new structure known as Advocate NorthShore Health Partners.
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Renovation Tips For Converting To Private Rooms

September 17, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
There’s more to turning double patient rooms to private than just removing a bed. Speakers at the 2014 Healthcare Design Conference will share their top 10 considerations when making the transition.
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Site Purchased For Marquette General Hospital Replacement

September 17, 2014     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
The property will be home to a $280 million project that includes a 279-bed acute care hospital and a medical office building.
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Signs Of Life In A “Comatose” Industry

September 17, 2014     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
After decades of operating as an industrial system that “contributes to problems it’s there to solve,” the U.S. healthcare industry is starting to wake up, said Robin Guenther of Perkins+Will, speaking at TEDMED. An important step in the process: Buildings that do no harm.
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