Leadership Strategies

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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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At Bat: Nurses Step Up To Design Plate

August 27, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

What’s the value of the clinician’s point of view in the planning and design of healthcare facilities? Two industry leaders talk about how nurses’ role has changed in the last decade and how they’re helping them get more involved.

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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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The IPD Contract: What It Covers And Why It Matters

August 4, 2015     Andrew Quirk

Tenets of integrated project delivery (IPD) have been applied to healthcare construction projects large and small for years, but using a formal IPD contract isn’t nearly as common. Tying firms to the project in a shared-risk model stands to improve teamwork and provides a framework for carrying out a project successfully.

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Little Things: Designing For Labor, Delivery, And Beyond

July 31, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor

Hospitals and health systems around the country are investing capital dollars in the birth experience, from creating standalone birth centers to renovating obstetrics units, all in an effort to get the details right for that special day—and, hopefully, inspire lifelong relationships along the way.

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Scale And Scope: New Parkland Hospital

July 23, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor

The original program for the New Parkland Hospital was based on a projection a bit smaller than the 2.1 million square feet the hospital ended up with, requiring the project team to make nips and tucks where it could to reel in the budget and deliver what was promised to Dallas County voters—a new hospital. 

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Healthcare Form Meets Healthcare Function

July 10, 2015     Debra Levin

Too often healthcare facilities are built to answer a specific need, but more longevity can be achieved if buildings respond to strategic initiatives instead.

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Collaboration Is Key In Swedish NICU Design

June 23, 2015     Gloria Cornell

On the third and final leg of my journey, I visited Stockholm—the heart of some of the most extensive NICU research in the world.

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PHOTO TOUR: Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

June 19, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a visual walk through a new research institute opened in Farmington, Conn., opened in October 2014.
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New Mercy Hospital Joplin Is Built "Just In Time"

May 12, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
With 39 months to build an unplanned, 890,000-square-foot replacement hospital, the project team behind the new Mercy Hospital Joplin brought the tornado-ravaged community of Joplin, Mo., a new facility that’s ready to weather the storm.
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In His Own Words: The HCD 10’s David Grandy

April 16, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
This is the fourth installment of our HCD 10 podcast series, featuring an interview with HDR’s David Grandy, this year’s rising star winner. Check back each week for more installments.
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In Her Own Words: The HCD 10’s Upali Nanda

April 3, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
This is the third installment of our HCD 10 podcast series, featuring an interview with HKS’ Upali Nanda, this year’s researcher winner. Check back each week for more installments.
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Survey: Healthcare Sector Slow To Embrace Senior Care

March 26, 2015     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

A recent survey of senior living communities points to the inevitability of increased partnerships with healthcare providers. While both sides stand to benefit, healthcare has been slow to act. Here's one explanation for why--and one way to get started before it's too late.

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Take 5 With Anthony J. Haas

March 25, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The president of the American College of Healthcare Architects and senior principal at WHR Architects discusses the top five trends and issues getting his attention right now.
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Healthcare Design Innovation Requires Leap Of Faith

March 23, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
The state of healthcare today calls for new built environment solutions, but adoption can be slow in an industry that’s more comfortable relying on tried-and-true approaches. Healthcare Design’s Innovation Survey sheds light on the state of innovation in healthcare design today and what challenges must be overcome to move us all forward.
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