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Urgent Care: Right Here, Right Now

January 7, 2016     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor

Urgent care is an old standby seeing new life thanks to the care delivery model’s ability to answer multiple industry challenges, including providing the care patients need, when and where they want it. 

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Promoting Wellness On Campus

January 5, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

California State University Northridge's new Oasis Wellness Center is designed to give students a break from the hustle and bustle of campus life with a relaxing setting for university-based therapy services, peer counseling, massage therapy, nutrition and wellness counseling, and outdoor meditation.

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Time for Change: Top Insights From the 2015 Healthcare Design Conference

December 17, 2015     Adam Armstrong

Imagine looking at an exam room from 20 years ago, and compare it to contemporary exam rooms.  Overwhelmingly, there is little to no difference between the two.   In the world of healthcare design, it is time for change.

Watch this video as the Steelcase Health team shares their insights from the 2015 Healthcare Design Conference in Washington D.C. .  Listen to key thought leaders detail how they shared over 10,000 hours of evidence-based behavioral field data and analysis, illustrated key applications and design concepts in a booth that were driven by these findings, and the true impact space can have on patient outcomes.

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Master Class: Derek Parker

December 9, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

This is the ninth installment in our interview series with past recipients of Healthcare Design’s professional awards programs, featuring a Q+A with Derek Parker, the founder and chairman of PCI. Check back daily for more installments.

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Master Class: Lyn Geboy

December 4, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

This is the fifth installment in our interview series with past recipients of Healthcare Design’s professional awards programs, featuring a Q+A with Lyn Geboy, a principal at Cygnet Innovations Group. Check back daily for more installments.

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3 Lessons From Going To The Gemba

December 4, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Designer Deborah Adler shared how going to the places where the work is done has helped her solve problems and discover new ideas for healthcare design, branding, and packaging, during her closing keynote at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference in Washington, D.C.

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Balancing Act In Behavioral Healthcare Design

December 1, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Safety and patient empowerment star in new takes on patient room design for mental health facilities, as part of the Institute for Patient-Centered Design Inc.'s annual design competition.

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Expanding The Conversation On Population-Based Care

November 16, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Searching for a way to better serve vulnerable patients, speakers at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference share the idea of a population-based patient unit and how it can improve outcomes and continuums of care.

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Emerging Outpatient Concepts You Should Know About

November 15, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

A speaker at that Healthcare Design Expo & Conference discusses the need for post-discharge clinics and adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer centers, the appropriate design strategies, and how each can help operators reduce readmission rates.

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3 Lessons In Designing For Autism

November 15, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Speakers at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference discussed some of the specific spatial design considerations for this patient population and how they addressed them in the design of The Center for Autism and the Developing Brain at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

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The Retailing Of Healthcare

November 10, 2015     Robin Donovan

Smaller, branded healthcare facilities and the explosion of retail on healthcare campuses are revolutionizing modern healthcare design—in ways you may not have considered yet.

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What Can Healthcare Learn From Harley-Davidson?

October 15, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The opening keynote speaker for the 2015 Healthcare Design Expo & Conference in November shares how the lessons he learned turning around the motor company can apply to healthcare and why industry leaders must employ new approaches and design tools to stay competitive and attract new customers.

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State Of Mind In Behavioral Healthcare Design

September 25, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Behavioral healthcare design is making strides by incorporating the aesthetics and amenities of modern acute care facilities while maintaining the safety and comfort that patients require.

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Teaming Up For Wellness

August 28, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany brings together three organizations under one roof with the mission to improve the health of its Ohio community.

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Take 5 With Erica Steenstra

August 26, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The director of environments with Taylor Design discusses the top five trends and issues getting her attention right now.

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