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Need CEUs?  Join Us for the Next ICONS and Innovators Webinar

Thursday, January 30, 2014
11:00 am PST, 2:00 pm EST

The Design Impact of the New Bed Tower on Patients and Staff at Central Washington Hospital

In a follow-up to last October's webinar* two members of the HDR design team along with Tracey Kasnic, Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer at Central Washington Hospital, will provide further details on how they integrated all eight steps of the evidence-based design and the LEAN process into the design of a new patient bed tower at Central Washington Hospital.  Tracey will share perspective and insight as to how the design features are impacting both patients and staff members today.


Tracey Kasnic, RN, MBA, CENP

Cyndi McCullough, EDAC, RN, MSN

Bethany Friedlow, EDAC, MS

TUITION PER WEBINAR (CHD Affiliate Members receive 20% discount)

  •  Individual View:  $90.00
  •  Group View:  $180.00

* Did you miss the original webinar in this series, titled "Implementing LEAN Strategy and the Eight Steps of Evidence-Based Design at Central Washington Hospital"? 
You can view it here.

You Are Invited to a Networking Reception & Educational Session for Healthcare Facility Design Professionals

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Steelcase Showroom
475 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Come, meet and connect with CHD Affiliate members and the regional healthcare design community at the Healthcare Facility Design Professional Networking event in San Francisco.  An educational session, worth one EDAC/AIA CEU will be presented
at 4:30 p.m.
by architect and doctor of medicine,
George R.
Tingwald, MD, AIA, ACHA, Director of Medical Planning, Stanford University Medical Center.
Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
will follow. 

This event is FREE to CHD Affiliate Members and CHD volunteers - please RSVP by February 11, 2014, here.

Other professionals can attend for a small donation of $40.

Questions?  Contact Callie Unruh, Membership & Development Manager, at, or 925.521.9404, ext 121.

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Time is Running Out - Submit Today to The Call for Presentations for Healthcare Design 2014

With over 3,500 participants, representing an array of countries, backgrounds and industries, Healthcare Design's attendees can earn continuing education credits, network with peers, and influence the direction of the industry as it advances into the future. Be a part of a growing team of experts who are recognized as thought leaders in the industry!

Submission Deadline is Tomorrow,
January 24, 2014


EDAC Exam Risk-Free Offer Ends Jan 31
There's no better time to become EDAC certified - but hurry! The EDAC Exam Risk Free runs through January 31, 2014. More information here.

Environments for Aging
Make sure to get the Early Bird Rate - get registered by Janurary 31, 2014 for the Environments for Aging Conference in Anaheim, CA on May 3 - 6, 2014 at the Disneyland Hotel.  More information.


Healthcare Design Academy
The next regional Healthcare Design Academy providing educational sessions and resource connections for architects and facility administrators, is February 27 - March 1, 2014 in Washington DC.  More info here.


Improving Healthcare with Better Building Design
This book includes stories that will educate and inspire you not only to build a new structure, but to create the optimal healing environment for patients, staff, and visitors. Read more here.

CHD Affiliate Members Now Automatically Subscribed to RDC
Affiliate members have a frontline position for access to educaitonal programs and discounts on CHD products.  And now they also receive a FREE annual Research Design Connections subscription.  Learn more here.

On-Demand ICONS and Innovators Webinars
Need CEUs? Watch any or all on-demand ICONS and Innovators webinars at your convenience, here.

About Us:
The Center for Health Design is a nonprofit 501c(3) whose mission is to transform healthcare environments for a healthier, safer world through design research, education and advocacy.

Looking for ways to support our work?
Become EDAC Certified, Join our Community of Affiliates; Become a Pebble Partner; Add to our Knowledge RepositoryDonations make a difference; Watch our on demand webinars; Ask us about volunteer opportunities. Contact us.


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