Health Design Topics

Nursing Education

Nursing Education

Healthcare is in a period of great change and innovation abounds in ways never imagined. Healthcare reform is unfolding...
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Nursing Education

The Facility Response to Health Reform

The Facility Response to Health Reform

As healthcare reform legislation extends medical insurance coverage to more Americans, the nation's healthcare syst...
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The Facility Response to Health Reform

Optimizing Healthcare with Templating

Optimizing Healthcare with Templating

What if, every time you had to build a hospital, ambulatory care center or medical office building (MOB), you didn'...
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Optimizing Healthcare with Templating

Creating AMC Linkages

Creating AMC Linkages

Academic medical centers are meeting the demand for enhanced interdisciplinary collaboration by employing strategies to...
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Creating AMC Linkages

Designing for the Continuum of Care in Rehabilitation

Designing for the Continuum of Care in Rehabilitation

The continuum of care is critical in rehabilitation. Recovery after a catastrophic injury or illness does not end when ...
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Designing for the Continuum of Care in Rehabilitation

Simulation Design

Simulation Design

Simulation has proven to be an effective teaching method, and one well suited to inter-professional education.  Stude...
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Simulation Design

Integrated Campus Planning

Integrated Campus Planning

As higher education confronts unprecedented change, campus planners are taking on the critical role of synthesizing an ins...
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Integrated Campus Planning

Planning in a Time of Uncertainty

Planning in a Time of Uncertainty

Healthcare planners and designers are trained to solve problems: we seek the opportunities and challenges of any given cli...
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Planning in a Time of Uncertainty

Interprofessional Education: Beyond the Classroom

Interprofessional Education: Beyond the Classroom

The necessity for providers from all health professions to work together in coordinated care teams has become a critical c...
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Interprofessional Education: Beyond the Classroom

An Immersion in Biophilic Design

An Immersion in Biophilic Design

Biophilic design is based on the theory of ‘biophilia,’ defined by Edward O. Wilson as “the innately emo...
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An Immersion in Biophilic Design

Exploring the ADA’s Influence on Design

Exploring the ADA’s Influence on Design

2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Since the act was first signed into law, what prog...
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Exploring the ADA’s Influence on Design

Interprofessional Innovations in Allied Health

Interprofessional Innovations in Allied Health

Increasingly, leadership in higher education and industry are working closely together to focus on better preparing studen...
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Interprofessional Innovations in Allied Health

A New Class of Patients

A New Class of Patients

Rapidly changing diagnostic & treatment modalities—predicated on emerging technology, an increasingly chronic pa...
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A New Class of Patients

Relational Sustainability: Environments for Long-term Critical Care Patients

Relational Sustainability: Environments for Long-term Critical Care Patients

In recent years, a new type of critical care patient has emerged who requires both intense care and long-term care in the ...
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Relational Sustainability: Environments for Long-term Critical Care Patients

American Senior Living Models in China

American Senior Living Models in China

The Continuing Care Retirement Community has long been the preeminent model of senior care in the United States. Its domin...
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American Senior Living Models in China