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All Is Well: Measuring The Value Of Wellness Efforts

April 29, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

A healthcare design firm is developing a technology that will produce hard metrics for teams to present to clients to answer questions about the real value of wellness initiatives, an attempt to capture effectiveness and measure cost against benefit.

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All Is Well: Hospital Staff Step And Retreat

April 29, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

The Children’s Hospital Colorado South Campus features a glass stair tower for employee use, with striking views and areas for respite that inspire taking steps instead of waiting for the elevator. 

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FIRST LOOK: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

April 28, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

See a sneak peek of a 374,000-square-foot, three-story addition to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Va. 

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All Is Well: Q+A With Mortenson Construction's Larry Arndt

April 28, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

The general manager of healthcare for Mortenson Construction Chicago weighs in how providers' interest in improving the overall health and well-being of patients is being translated to the way healthcare facilities are built. 

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All Is Well: Designed For Living

April 28, 2016     Peter G. Smith and Jennifer Stukenberg, BWBR

The vision for Mayo Clinic’s Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester, Minn., is a destination for personal well-being, reflection, and exploration. 

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All Is Well: Shriners For Children Delivers All Access To Nature

April 27, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

From ground level to the roof top, the new medical center will provide accessible garden space on every level of the 75,000-square-foot-building when it opens this year in Pasadena, Calif.

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All Is Well: Healthcare Design Learning Lab

April 27, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

As the healthcare industry continues to explore what the concept of wellness means in approaches to care delivery, partners in planning, design, and construction will have to do the same. Need help navigating the field? Here are a few resources to guide the way. 

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All Is Well: MetroHealth To Transform Its Campus And Community

April 27, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

Cleveland’s safety-net hospital of 175 years is evolving to support efforts that improve the health of its patients and the community where they live. The move is inspiring a years-long campus transformation project that addresses healthcare as well as economic opportunity, access to nature, public transit, and more.
 

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Project Focus: Resolute Health

April 25, 2016     By Resolute Health

The LEED Silver-certified healthcare facility and campus infrastructure exceed basic medical services to provide holistic, proactive care and community wellness.

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Project Focus: Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak/Karmanos Center for Natural Birth

April 25, 2016     By Harley Ellis Devereaux and JLL at Beaumont Health

The Karmanos Center for Natural Birth, located in Royal Oak, Mich., is a birthing unit that blends the comforts of home with the safety net of a high-tech hospital. 

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