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Master Planning Wellness Into Healthcare Campuses

May 18, 2015     Tatiana Guimaraes

A new era of healthcare with an intense focus on population health is calling for hospital campuses that are outward focused rather than inward. This blog from AIA AAH discusses how a shift is taking place in master planning approaches to support providers’ community-based wellness initiatives.

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New Mercy Hospital Joplin Is Built "Just In Time"

May 12, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
With 39 months to build an unplanned, 890,000-square-foot replacement hospital, the project team behind the new Mercy Hospital Joplin brought the tornado-ravaged community of Joplin, Mo., a new facility that’s ready to weather the storm.
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3 Reasons To Embark On A Master Plan

May 12, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The master planning process is more complex than ever, but investing the time and effort can lead to a more efficient, well-focused organization.

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PHOTO TOUR: Prebys Cardiovascular Institute

May 8, 2015     Alicia Wachtel
Take a visual walk through the new heart care center on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, Calif., opened in March 2015.
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In His Own Words: The HCD 10’s Paul Strohm

May 7, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
This is the fifth installment of our HCD 10 podcast series, featuring an interview with HOK’s Paul Strohm, this year’s architect. Check back each week for more installments.
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Finding The Way With Master Planning

May 1, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
A tale of two healthcare campuses and the master plans identified to position the owners to achieve their short-term and long-range goals provide a glimpse into the challenges—and solutions—of master planning in the 21st century.
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In His Own Words: The HCD 10’s David Grandy

April 16, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
This is the fourth installment of our HCD 10 podcast series, featuring an interview with HDR’s David Grandy, this year’s rising star winner. Check back each week for more installments.
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Good-Natured Design

April 9, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital shows how to use evidence-based design and integrated landscape elements to stand out in the healing-design crowd.

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Lady Cilento Branches Out In Australia

April 9, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The new children’s hospital is lush with fresh solutions for hospital campus design, including approaches that bring the outside in and help establish deep roots within the local community.
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In Her Own Words: The HCD 10’s Upali Nanda

April 3, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
This is the third installment of our HCD 10 podcast series, featuring an interview with HKS’ Upali Nanda, this year’s researcher winner. Check back each week for more installments.
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Survey: Healthcare Sector Slow To Embrace Senior Care

March 26, 2015     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

A recent survey of senior living communities points to the inevitability of increased partnerships with healthcare providers. While both sides stand to benefit, healthcare has been slow to act. Here's one explanation for why--and one way to get started before it's too late.

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Take 5 With Anthony J. Haas

March 25, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The president of the American College of Healthcare Architects and senior principal at WHR Architects discusses the top five trends and issues getting his attention right now.
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In His Own Words: The HCD 10’s Sean Gouvin

March 24, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
This is the second installment of our HCD 10 podcast series, featuring an interview with Baystate Health’s Sean Gouvin, this year’s facility manager winner. Check back each week for more installments.
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Healthcare Design Innovation Requires Leap Of Faith

March 23, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
The state of healthcare today calls for new built environment solutions, but adoption can be slow in an industry that’s more comfortable relying on tried-and-true approaches. Healthcare Design’s Innovation Survey sheds light on the state of innovation in healthcare design today and what challenges must be overcome to move us all forward.
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What Issues Keep Healthcare Providers And Designers Up At Night?

March 19, 2015     Debra Levin

When attendees at the 2014 Healthcare Design Conference were asked to choose the top issues that keep them up at night, the results revealed differences between providers’ and designers’ perspectives.

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