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    EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    January 2014 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    The goal of this project was to obtain user feedback by conducting a survey using art typically selected for pediatric spaces and second, to use the findings in designing the art program for the newly renovated 35,000 sq. ft., children’s floor at MD Anderson (MDA), which consists of 46 new inpatient rooms and classrooms, playroom, and Ronald McDonald suite.
    EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    January 2014 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    To reduce noise levels, decrease fall risks and improve overall patient perceptions of privacy and quality of care, designers and hospital staff studied the impact of two different patient room configurations at Florida Hospital Waterman.
    EBD Journal Club
    January 2018 EBD Journal Club
    Freihoefer, K., Kaiser, L., Vonasek, D., & Bayramzadeh, S. (2017). Setting the Stage: A Comparative Analysis of an Onstage/Offstage and a Linear Clinic Modules. HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 1937586717729348.
    EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    January 2014 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    The goal of this project was to achieve the client’s four key performance goals by using evidence-based strategies: Achieve operational excellence Be the provider of choice Be the employer of choice Create and maintain a sustainable long-term business model that promotes the general health of the community
    EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    January 2014 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    The goal of this project was to design a patient-centered emergency department that achieves improved throughput and increased patient, family and staff satisfaction.
    EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    January 2014 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    The goal of this project was to answer the often-asked question “what flooring performs best in which healthcare environments”, and determining specifically what the preferred flooring would be for healthcare exam and treatment rooms. The material would be selected from a review of performance measures. In addition, the goal was to create a new prototype concept for the exam rooms with a face-to-face consultation desk that supported the integration of the EMR.
    EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    January 2014 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    The goal of this project was to understand the amount of walking and energy expended by nurses in their daily work, in addition to nurses’ work environment preferences, and job satisfaction, may aid architects and engineers in designing hospitals that best meet the needs of these workers.
    EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    January 2014 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
    The goal of this project was to increase caregiver efficiency through the implementation of evidence-based design strategies in the design of a new patient bed tower at Central Washington Hospital.
    Webinar
    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.  
    EBD Journal Club
    October 2017 EBD Journal Club
    Toward a Framework for Designing Person-Centered Mental Health Interiors for Veterans, Journal of Interior Design, DOI: 10.1111/joid.12095