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PHOTO TOUR: Embryo Clinic IVF Unit In Greece

April 18, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the Embryo Clinic Assisted Reproduction unit in Thessaloniki, Greece, completed in September 2013.
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Aesthetics Of A Successful Waiting Room

April 16, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Furniture, lighting, and artwork are some of the elements designers are using to up the ante in healthcare facilities.
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Waiting Rooms: How To Design To Impress

April 15, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
No longer just a place for sitting or watching TV, today's waiting areas are an opportunity to make a good impression, put patients and guests at ease, and get a leg up on the competition.
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Proving ROI On Healthcare Design

April 15, 2014     Ellen Taylor
Presenting a business case to justify proposed design interventions in healthcare facilities can be challenging, but there are plenty of approaches to take to support an investment.
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Look Outside: Supporting Wellness Through Healthcare Campus Planning

April 11, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
There are a number of forces at play that will influence providers to think about what’s happening on the outside of their facilities just as much as what's happening inside, as healthcare organizations take a larger stake in their communities and how campus planning can play a pivotal role in keeping people well.
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PHOTO TOUR: St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital

April 11, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a virtual walk through this replacement community hospital in Greensboro, Ga., opened in November 2013.
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Boomer Nation: Improving Building Entrances For Seniors

April 10, 2014     Gary Vance
Often unfamiliar with the path of travel when entering a healthcare facility, seniors are at risk for falls, requiring thoughtful design of the entry sequence.
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Operations Commissioning: Putting New Healthcare Buildings To The Test

April 8, 2014     Kathy Reno and David Grazman
In the same way that commissioning ensures building systems were installed properly and will perform as expected, clinical operations commissioning assesses building workflows created by a new space to ensure staff is ready to accept patients in it.
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PHOTO TOUR: School of Osteopathic Medicine at Campbell University

April 4, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the simulation and lab spaces at the School of Osteopathic Medicine at Campbell University in North Carolina, completed in August 2013.
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Research Brief: Patient Visibility And ICU Mortality

April 3, 2014     Adapted from The HERD Journal, Winter 2014 issue
A recent study confirms that patient outcomes are affected by patient room visibility for caregivers in the ICU environment.
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