Evidence-based Design

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The Next 5 Years Of Healthcare Design

December 10, 2013     Debra Levin
As The Center for Health Design readies for its new five-year strategic plan, three business opportunities for healthcare designers emerge.
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Designing The Med-Surg Room

December 2, 2013     Upali Nanda, Anjali Joseph, and Melissa Piatkowski
An evidence-based tool to help designers identify ways to improve patient and worker safety, quality of care, and organizational health.
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Can Lighting Make A Difference In Patient Room Design?

November 26, 2013     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
Research shows that lighting provides a number of benefits, from improving mood to decreasing pain, calling for the need to re-evaluate the approach to lighting that’s taken in patient rooms.
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New Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center Supports Holistic Health

November 14, 2013     Sid L. Scott
A new location for the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center creates a wellness campus that provides an integrated approach to care, inside and out.
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Kaiser Permanente Puts Its Template To The Test In Oregon

November 1, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The owner adapts its template approach to fit a site that's half the size of its normal campus while adding some new design elements at the Westside Medical Center.
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3 Design Tips For Healthcare Art Programs

October 29, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
From sculptures to photographs of nature, artwork plays an important role in the healthcare setting. But the pieces you use and how you integrate those in meaningful ways can be as varied as the artwork itself.
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Ty Cobb Regional Displays New Look Of Rural Healthcare

October 28, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The medical center combines a new ownership model and evidence-based design to create a modern facility that honors its baseball legend namesake.
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A New Feature To Highlight The Latest Research

October 25, 2013     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
Drawing attention to the most recent research happening in the healthcare design industry, the Healthcare Design website introduces a new recurring feature called "Research Briefs."
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Research Brief: How ICU Room Design Affects Family Involvement In Patient Care

October 25, 2013     Adapted from The HERD Journal, Summer 2013 issue
New research shows that patient-centered unit designs encourage families to be more present at the patient’s bedside.
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Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center Hits A Homerun With Residents

October 9, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Incorporating regional artwork into a facility is challenging enough without the pressure of honoring one of baseball’s biggest legends. See how designers created a meaningful solution for a community hospital in Lavonia, Ga.
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