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PHOTO TOUR: Scripps Critical Care Building

January 30, 2015     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas critical care building, completed in September 2014.
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Tech Support At The Hospital? Morristown Medical Center Says “Why Not”

January 29, 2015    
The New Jersey-based facility opened a retail concept called HealtheConnect inside its lobby that's designed to help patients and families get answers about the latest health apps and hardware.
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Designing More Efficient Critical Access Hospitals

January 28, 2015     John W. Andrews and Jeff S. Monzu
Critical access hospitals face a number of financial challenges not seen by larger urban counterparts, calling for creative design solutions that maximize operational efficiencies and rein in costs.
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Renovating An Inpatient Unit One Room At A Time

January 26, 2015     Stephen Devon
Foregoing the traditional approach of shutting down an entire unit to complete patient room renovations, this project team realized that despite complications and increased construction costs, the best solution was to go one by one.
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PHOTO TOUR: Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre, Harrogate District Hospital

January 23, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a visual walk through the new outpatient oncology center in Harrogate, England, opened in October 2014.
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Access Control Systems Can Add Security and Improve Workflow In A Healthcare Setting

January 20, 2015     John Pierson, Carstens, Inc.

Extending the time caregivers can spend at the point-of-care results in better patient satisfaction and outcomes. But how do hospitals achieve that in today’s healthcare setting where security plays a critical role? Advances in technology and well-designed equipment can contribute to a healing environment by streamlining workflows.

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PHOTO TOUR: Chambers Center For Well Being

January 16, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a visual walk through the new holistic health and well-being center in Morristown, N.J., opened in August 2014.
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PHOTO TOUR: Bloor West Dental Group

January 12, 2015     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the Bloor West Dental Group offices in Toronto, opened December 2013.
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Moving Beyond Traditional Staff Workplaces In Healthcare

January 12, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The University of Minnesota Ambulatory Care Center turned to collaboration and touchdown spaces to give staff a variety of work options while fostering interaction and a team approach to care at its new ambulatory center.
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Moving VA Healthcare Forward

December 30, 2014     Jim Bell
West Haven campus, VA Connecticut Healthcare System.
It’s been a tough year for the Department of Veterans Affairs when it comes to healthcare construction projects. And despite bad press for the beleaguered state of VA Connecticut Healthcare System’s West Haven, Conn., campus, progress is being made to provide a better care environment for the state’s veterans.
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