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Reducing Waiting In Healthcare

December 1, 2016     Joan Suchomel
As the patient experience becomes more important than ever, it’s time to remedy one of healthcare’s biggest pain points—
the waiting room. 
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Searching For The Perfect Nursing Station Design

November 14, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Executive Editor

New research shared at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference shows the debate over centralized and decentralized nursing stations is far from over.

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HCD Expo Tour: Houston Methodist Hospital Outpatient Center

November 13, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Executive Editor

Lessons learned after the opening of the 1.6 million-square-foot outpatient center drove design improvements on four shell floors, which were on display during one of the facility tours at this year’s Healthcare Design Expo & Conference.

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Lessons In Inpatient Unit Design

September 21, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Cooper University Hospital reviewed the workings of its existing medical/surgical units to fuel new ideas and approaches to nursing stations, in-room computer stations, and collaboration spaces for two new floors at the Roberts Pavilion.

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Building A Better Inpatient Unit

September 14, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

These units have to do a lot of heavy lifting in today’s hospital environment, calling for designers to rethink existing models to better facilitate team-based care, streamline operations, and provide future flexibility.

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Suite Makeover For Moms At Mount Sinai Hospital

September 13, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The hospital transformed part of its antenatal unit into four self-care hospitality suites for high-risk pregnancies, then gave the rooms an IKEA makeover to make expectant moms feel at home.

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Take 5 With Dan Morris

July 25, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

One of the founding partners of E4H, a new firm formed this past spring by the merger of MorrisSwitzer Environments for Health, Ascension Group Architects, and DaSilva Architects, discusses the top five trends and issues getting his attention right now.

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Crafting A Better Waiting Room Experience

July 15, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital undertakes a renovation of its pediatric waiting room using graphics, colors, and custom wood furnishings that are designed to appeal to young patients and their families.

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Healthcare’s Water Conversation Efforts Have Ripple Effect

July 13, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

In light of rising water and sewage rates, changing regulations, and the increasing occurrence of extreme weather conditions, healthcare facilities are exploring new ways to reduce their water consumption.

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PHOTO TOUR: Optegra Eye Hospital

July 8, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Take a visual walk through a new private ophthalmic hospital in London, opened in January 2016.

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Showcase 2016: Today's Healthcare Designs Are Making A Statement

July 8, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Community-inspired aesthetics and indoor/outdoor connections were on display in this year’s Healthcare Design Showcase, but jurors are still looking for more solutions on staff spaces and places where families and care teams can collaborate.

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Class Act: University of Connecticut Dempsey Tower

July 7, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The academic medical center updates its Farmington, Conn., campus with a new inpatient tower that embraces the latest design practices to meet today's patient expectations.

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Trend Report: Academic Medical Centers

June 23, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

These forward-thinking organizations are expanding into new markets, exploring new clinical layouts, and adapting to new teaching methods to stay poised for innovation and future success.

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Take 5 With Mary Frazier

June 21, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The principal and architect at EwingCole discusses the top five trends and issues getting her attention right now.

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PHOTO TOUR: Southern Jersey Family Medical Center

June 3, 2016     posted by Kristin D. Zeit

Take a visual walk through Southern Jersey Family Medical Center in Burlington, N.J., which was completed in December 2015.

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