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Design Lessons From The Global South

November 18, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Speakers from MASS Design Group shared lessons and design ideas learned on the ground in some of the globe's most remote regions and how they can be applied to projects closer to home.

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Changemaker Award: Let's Reset Healthcare Expectations

November 18, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Adelante Healthcare's Avein Saaty-Tafoya received The 2014 Changemaker Award at the Healthcare Design Conference and talked about creating a patient-centric experience that gives patients more confidence and better outcomes and makes them want to come back.
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What Would Pediatric Patients Spend Their Design Dollars On?

November 17, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
When the design team behind the new Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children expansion in Delaware asked children what mattered to them in the design of the new inpatient space, what they heard surprised them. The results were shared during a session at the Healthcare Design Conference in San Diego.
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New Seattle Children's Behavioral Health Unit Restores Normalcy, Patient Dignity

November 17, 2014     Megan Combs

Three panelists discuss the design process behind Seattle Children's Hospital's new behavioral healthcare unit at the Healthcare Design Conference in San Diego.

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Healthcare Design Honors The Year’s Top Projects, Individuals At Awards Ceremony

November 17, 2014     HCD editors
The HCD 10.
See the full list of winners for the Healthcare Design Showcase, Remodel/Renovation Competition, Landscape Architecture for Healthcare Communities, and The HCD 10.
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Graffiti Artist Erik Wahl Dazzles Healthcare Design Conference with Performance Art

November 17, 2014     Megan Combs

The opening plenary speaker for the 2014 Healthcare Design Conference in San Diego, Wahl performed much of his show by painting and interacting with the audience.

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Setting Expectations To Succeed With Lean Design

November 17, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Lean can help improve processes, patient satisfaction, and staff morale, but you've got to make sure you've got the right programs in place to begin with. A panel at the 2014 Healthcare Design Conference shared their experience and lessons learned in modernizing a hospital campus in New York.

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Designing Healthcare Buildings That Support Patient Wellness

November 17, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
Design can bridge the gap between what a building needs to achieve and the operations required to achieve it, in a new world that requires a deep focus on patient wellness. Read on for more from this Healthcare Design Conference session offering insight from both an architect and owner.
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Eskenazi Health Creates A Feast For The Senses

November 16, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
A 5,000-square-foot rooftop garden, ample green spaces, and calming courtyards are just some of the design features that bring nature and healing together on its new healthcare campus.
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Healthcare Design Conference 2014 Social Feed

November 15, 2014     Megan Combs
The 2014 Healthcare Design Conference in San Diego is in full swing. Stay up-to-date with what's going on by following our social feed
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