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Insights & Solutions

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    July 2018 Webinar

    This webinar will amply the importance of local, meaningful and indigenous artwork that contributes to the quality of life for residents and their care-giving staff.  Using a case study from rural Nebraska, this dialogue will capture the perspectives of the photographer, the architect and the provider as they share the impact that local art is having on residents and their engagement. 

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    January 2018 Webinar

    This webinar introduces the new, easier to use, online interface for The Center’s Safety Risk Assessment (SRA) toolkit, a proactive and systematic approach to designing and renovating healthcare facilities for safety. Originally developed through research and consensus to support the requirements of the FGI Guidelines, The Center's research team will walk you through the why, what, and how of each part of the online SRA toolkit illustrating features with vignettes gathered from the testing process.  

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    December 2017 Webinar

    This webinar focuses on methods, tools, and inspiration for commissioning art in healthcare environments. The presenter discusses how to determine your art requirements, finding the right artist, managing RFPs for artwork, and using digital tools to streamline the commission workflow process.

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    June 2017 Webinar

    This webinar explores how a vast majority of the design community embraces Universal Design as a concept – especially those in health and wellness industries – but true universal design implementation is challenging. In this presentation, two key thought leaders in the universal design arena share expertise and insight around true and tangible universal design: what it means, what it looks like, and how to achieve it. This webinar is the second presentation in a three-part series on universal design. Part 1: “To Age is Human: Universal Design Research and Trends” and is available On Demand. Part 3 will be presented in late 2017/early 2018 and will be presented by a panel of Universal Design futurists.

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    May 2017 Webinar

    This webinar explores how in late 2016, a multidisciplinary group of healthcare and design experts met to answer these questions. The group came together to conceive a healthcare facility for an established community in Brooklyn, NY that is projected to undergo unprecedented growth. This unique community is comprised of three distinct groups, each with their own healthcare needs. 

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    March 2017 Webinar

    This webinar covers pioneering models for healthy living and healthcare, including examples from the village movement, healthcare at home, and multigenerational day care. As people live longer, managing the needs of the aging population is more important than ever. But the needs of the aging population – love, safety, health and wellness, the pursuit of happiness – are the same for any person at any age. 

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    March 2017 Webinar

    This webinar reveals a systematic approach to address the basic human needs of both the patient and the practitioner in order to achieve wellness, optimal human accomplishment, ultimately leading to an improved patient experience with an engaged workforce. Hospitalization requires that a patient’s basic needs are met in order to realize a safe and prompt discharge. 

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    September 2016 Webinar

    In this webinar explore how the Green Road Project creates a half-mile long green corridor and wheelchair path and a 1.7-acre central woodland healing garden through the campus of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. The goal is to bring the healing benefits of nature to U.S. service members and their families, particularly those with brain injury and PTSD. 

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    September 2016 Webinar

    In this webinar explore how an interdisciplinary team of designers, clinicians and data analysts was tasked by Westchester Medical Center to conduct a feasibility study on a local hospital in order to assess the effectiveness of their current facilities and understand existing community perceptions, with the goal of creating a roadmap for future development after a potential merger. 

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    October 2014 Webinar

    This course covers the process of implementing an evidence-based art program from start to finish using M.D. Anderson as a case study. It includes the developed goals of the art program, types of art used, and provides results from a post-occupancy evaluation. The course also provides suggestions for improving art programs and identifies other resources to enhance one's understanding of evidence-based art.