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All Is Well: Q+A With Tsoi/Kobus & Associates' Jocelyn Frederick

May 3, 2016     posted by Kristin D. Zeit

Tsoi/Kobus & Associates Principal Jocelyn Frederick discusses what "designing for wellness" means to her and how today's projects are embracing the concept.

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All Is Well: Making The Connection

May 3, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

Columbus Regional Health in Columbus, Ind., sought to bring its patients and local community offerings well beyond traditional medical care. The result is WellConnect, a facility that houses a number of services aimed at keeping people well, from yoga classes to primary care referrals. 

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All Is Well: Q+A With Perkins+Will’s Sharon Woodworth

May 2, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The healthcare practice leader at Perkins+Will’s San Francisco office discusses the evolution of wellness and sustainable healthcare design, the need for outcome-based codes, and why we need to start think beyond buildings to create healthcare districts.

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All Is Well: Hospital Staff Step And Retreat

April 29, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

The Children’s Hospital Colorado South Campus features a glass stair tower for employee use, with striking views and areas for respite that inspire taking steps instead of waiting for the elevator. 

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FIRST LOOK: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

April 28, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

See a sneak peek of a 374,000-square-foot, three-story addition to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Va. 

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All Is Well: Designed For Living

April 28, 2016     Peter G. Smith and Jennifer Stukenberg, BWBR

The vision for Mayo Clinic’s Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center in Rochester, Minn., is a destination for personal well-being, reflection, and exploration. 

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All Is Well: Shriners For Children Delivers All Access To Nature

April 27, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

From ground level to the roof top, the new medical center will provide accessible garden space on every level of the 75,000-square-foot-building when it opens this year in Pasadena, Calif.

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All Is Well: Healthcare Design Learning Lab

April 27, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

As the healthcare industry continues to explore what the concept of wellness means in approaches to care delivery, partners in planning, design, and construction will have to do the same. Need help navigating the field? Here are a few resources to guide the way. 

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All Is Well: MetroHealth To Transform Its Campus And Community

April 27, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

Cleveland’s safety-net hospital of 175 years is evolving to support efforts that improve the health of its patients and the community where they live. The move is inspiring a years-long campus transformation project that addresses healthcare as well as economic opportunity, access to nature, public transit, and more.
 

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Designing Healthcare Spaces To Support Healthy Lifestyles

April 21, 2016     Deborah Smith

The healthcare built environment is evolving from a place where sickness is treated to a place where health is promoted and wellness is maintained. The solutions being brought to the table by the design community to support that initiative are plentiful, and this latest blog from the AIA-AAH outlines a few worth considering.  

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FIRST LOOK: Foshan Women’s and Children’s Hospital

April 21, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

See a sneak peek of the new Foshan Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Guangdong, China. 

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Design That Meets Ebola At The Door

April 19, 2016     Gerard Georges

A facilities assessment project in West Africa to identify deficiencies and opportunities for treating Ebola patients yielded a triage prototype that can be used anywhere.

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A Different Approach To ED Design

April 13, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Neighbors Health System takes cues from the hospitality and restaurant sectors to design a transparent and inviting freestanding emergency facility prototype.

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A Rural Healthcare Roadmap

April 12, 2016     Kirsten Staloch

Critical access hospitals and other remote healthcare sites face unique challenges and provider goals, calling for healthcare spaces that support those needs. A recent research study identifies some proven paths for design.

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FIRST LOOK: Washington Adventist Hospital

April 7, 2016     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

See a sneak peek of the new Washington Adventist Hospital opening in Silver Spring, Md., in summer 2019. 

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