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    EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    June 2018 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    The Family Care Pavilion on the Muhlenberg Campus is a 163,000 square-foot addition to the Lehigh Valley Hospital. The four-story pavilion includes an inpatient rehabilitation unit on the first floor; obstetrics (labor and delivery) on the second floor; and both postpartum services and a level II NICU on the third floor. The project also made obstetrics and rehabilitation care available to a community that previously had none.
    EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    June 2018 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    A patient, over the course of treatment, will visit a cancer center more than 100 times. Given the emotions and stress that come with this schedule, ProHealth Care wanted to improve the patient experience by creating positive distractions through design. 
    EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    June 2018 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    In addition to the glazing, specific final product details will be reviewed for safety purposes. These include finishes, door hardware, bathroom fixtures, and accessories used in high-acuity areas where patients may be unsupervised. After occupancy, data on patient critical incidents will be analyzed to compare frequency, duration, and intensity between the existing and new facilities.
    EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    June 2018 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    The 230,000 square-foot ProMedica Health and Wellness Center brings together 11 system physician practices into a one-stop center for patients, enhancing clinical collaboration and creating a holistic approach to healthcare. Connectivity, flexibility, and sense of place make this building the catalyst for a change-ready wellness network.
    Member Project
    June 2018 Member Project
    Page has a long-standing relationship with Houston Methodist and has worked on numerous projects including the master plan for their west campus, a 474,000 SF hospital and several medical office buildings. Recent renovation projects include their 12,000 SF outpatient imaging department in the Houston Methodist West Hospital that supports numerous modalities including MRI, CT, Pet/CT, Nuclear Medicine, Bone Density testing and interventional radiology.
    Member Project
    June 2018 Member Project
    Forest Park Medical Center of Austin was designed to deliver state-of-the-art, quality healthcare through a five-star hospitality experience that is integrated into the landscape of the Texas Hill Country. The project has been owned and occupied by St. Davids in Austin since 2016.
    EBD Journal Club
    April 2018 EBD Journal Club
    Nanda, U., Rybkowski, Z., Pati, S., Nejati, A. (2017). A Value Analysis of Lean Processes in Target Value Design and Integrated Project Delivery.  HERD Health Environments Research & Design Journal, ​doi/full/10.1177/1937586716670148. 
    Webinar
    April 2018 Webinar
    In this webinar learn how a design team utilized research, Lean processes, and innovation to solve the challenges of this unique patient population for the 27-bed Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit in Tacoma, Wash. Find out how design can support a seclusion- and restraint-free care model and how pushing beyond the conventions of behavioral healthcare design was achieved.
    EBD Journal Club
    February 2018 EBD Journal Club
    Patterson, E., Sanders, E., Sommerich, C. Lavender, S. Li, Jing, Evans, K. (2017).  Meeting Patient Expectations During Hospitalization: A Grounded Theoretical Analysis of Patient-Centered Room Elements. HERD Health Environments Research & Design Journal, doi/10.1177/1937586717696700.
    Interview
    February 2018 Interview
    Learn about how the design of a new psychiatric facility strives to normalize mental illness through carefully chosen materials with the goal of creating a “homey,” non-institutional setting, why private patient rooms will be included in the new final building as an important part of the design concept, and how research helped shape the architects’ beliefs that the built environment should support patients’ dignity and independence as part of the recovery process.