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Healthcare Innovators Video Series

April 18, 2014     Adam Armstrong
The Healthcare Innvoators Video Series, brought to you by Nurture, is a three-part video series bringing together healthcare leaders to discuss their thoughts on the future of the industry, care practices, technologies, and how collaboration in each of these areas will ultimately drive better outcomes.
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Retail Healthcare Throws Down The Gauntlet

April 16, 2014     Rosalyn Cama
CVS’s new tobacco-free stance raises more questions about how the retailing of healthcare might affect the strategy and design of other healthcare environments.
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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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Take Five With Alicia Wachtel

April 8, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The vice president and regional healthcare practice leader with HOK discusses the top five trends and issues getting her attention right now.
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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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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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PHOTO TOUR: Marlborough Hospital Cancer Pavilion

March 28, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the new Cancer Pavilion for UMass Memorial Cancer Center at Marlborough Hospital in Marlborough, Mass., completed in fall 2013.
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Full Immersion: Learning The Impact Of Design Firsthand

March 25, 2014     Christine Guzzo Vickery
A healthcare designer shares the pros and cons that he noted after becoming a patient in a bed tower he designed a decade ago.
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