White House Roundtable Discusses Globalization Opportunities for Small to Mid-Size Healthcare Manufacturers

June 10, 2015     John Pierson, Carstens, Inc.

The globalization of healthcare has opened up vast opportunities for small to mid-size companies to prosper on the international stage, while supporting the local economy, community, and workforce.

At a recent roundtable organized by the White House Business Council and Business Forward, senior government officials gathered with business leaders from across the country, including John Pierson of Carstens Inc., to discuss how international trade policy can help American companies prosper in the international marketplace.

Read on to learn about the discussions at this event surrounding trade and growth in the international healthcare market.

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Applying Lean Principles To Infection Prevention

June 9, 2015     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas offered step-by-step design solutions to mitigate the transmission of infections in healthcare settings at a session during the recent Healthcare Design Academy in Houston.

Take Five With Darci Hernandez

June 9, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The principal at Boulder Associates Architects discusses the top five trends and issues getting her attention right now.

Good Taste: Designing Healthcare Dining Spaces

June 8, 2015     Barbara Horwitz-Bennett
To answer providers’ needs to bolster family and staff satisfaction, designers are stepping up dining areas by enhancing efficiencies, workflow, and choice, complemented by hospitality-inspired touches.

PHOTO TOUR: University of Colorado Health Poudre Valley Outpatient Cancer Center

June 5, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a visual walk through the first two completed phases of this renovated and expanded cancer center in Fort Collins, Colo.

Pathway To Better Bariatric Care

June 2, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
During the 2015 HCD Conference & Expo, Christopher Upton will make the case for a new classification system for bariatric patients that can lead to improved care and better facility design. In this preview, he explains why it's important and the steps to change.

An “Ahhh”-Inspiring Dental Clinic

June 1, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
San Francisco’s Studio Dental Mobile Unit brings teeth cleanings and more to the office in a trailer complete with skylights, detailed millwork, and technology touches.

PHOTO TOUR: Providence Medical Park

May 29, 2015     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the Providence Medical Park in Spokane Valley, Wash., opened in April 2014.

Raising The Bar On MOB Design

May 26, 2015     Sharon Schnall
The design of the new Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley Medical Offices is inspired—inside and out—by the beauty and challenges of its California desert locale, responding to that climate with LEED Platinum-level solutions.

In Her Own Words: The HCD 10’s Jennie Evans

May 22, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
This is the final installment of our HCD 10 podcast series, featuring an interview with HKS's Jennie Evans, this year’s association/foundation executive winner.
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