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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.
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Webinar
June 2018 Webinar
This webinar will feature disruptive telemedicine technologies and explore their potential to launch a virtual medical care delivery model that challenges the heart of our healthcare system—the patient-doctor relationship. These virtual care technologies are having significant influence on healthcare design because they demand very different kinds of facilities, and in some cases no facilities at all. 
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Webinar
May 2018 Webinar
In this webinar, you will learn about an innovative clinic design and care-delivery model, as well as the real-time locating system (RTLS) technology that supports it. Yet how do you design a clinic and its workflow without a waiting room, where exam rooms are always free for the next patient, where patients make their own way through the halls, and where providers and staff easily know where to go next?
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Project Brief
May 2018 Project Brief
Learn about the capacity of a virtual nature experience to significantly reduce stress, reduce anxiety, and increase pleasure, and treatment strategies that provide hope of reducing pharmacologic interventions and of improving quality of life for individuals with dementia and the staff who care for them.
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Webinar
May 2018 Webinar
 In this webinar, presenters will explore how the Internet of Things and clinical systems can work together to positively impact clinical operations and patient experiences. The “smart” building, one that uses a building management system to monitor and adjust HVAC and other systems to make the building more energy-efficient, has become a well-recognized and expected part of new healthcare construction. But can the smart building become even smarter? Can it be integrated with other technologically driven systems to be not just a smart building but a clinically smart building?
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Webinar
April 2018 Webinar
This webinar will share experiences in planning microhospitals, discuss key operational areas, and illustrate clinical innovations that would support this model. Microhospitals have become popular in many areas as a solution to help health systems grow market share and deliver greater value. Microhospitals require a clear strategy, a sound operational model, and a clinical support plan in order to be successful. 
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.
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Webinar
May 2013 Webinar
In this webinar, Jim and Lari look back over the past 50 years and describe the chemistry between them and their accomplishments. Among the icons of healthcare planning and design, the odyssey of Jim and Lari Diaz of KMD Architects coincides with 50 years of “radical transformation.” Their careers have been nurtured by a culture of inquiry that fostered innovation and creative approaches to meet ever-evolving industry needs resulting from social changes, cultural revolutions and advances in medicine and technology.