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Tool
December 2022 Tool

This tool is meant to assist in planning and design to mitigate clinician burnout.

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Design Strategies
December 2022 Design Strategies

Several evidence-based design strategies have been identified to help reduce clinician stress and foster resilience.

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Issue Brief
December 2022 Issue Brief

Learn about: the current state of burnout in healthcare; the impact of burnout on clinicians, patients and organizations; and the role of the built environment in mitigating burnout.

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Executive Summary
December 2022 Executive Summary

Learn about: the current state of burnout in healthcare; the impact of burnout on clinicians, patients and organizations; and the role of the built environment in mitigating burnout.

Product / Project Innovation Highlights
November 2021 Product / Project Innovation Highlights

Vernacare’s single-use disposal systems incorporate bio-degradable bedpans, bowls and urinals that use touchless disposal technology and create a more hygienic, safe, and efficient solution for infection prevention and reduced staff exposure risks.

EBD Journal Club
January 2021 EBD Journal Club

Lim, L., Kanfer, R., Stroebel R.J., Zimring, C. (2020). Health Environments Research & Design Journal. DOI: 10.1177/1937586719888903

EBD Journal Club
April 2019 EBD Journal Club

Evidence-Based Design Journal Clubs are one-hour sessions that provide opportunities to interact with authors who recently published EBD papers or articles in peer-reviewed journals such as HERD. Learn as they share ways to put their research into practice.

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Interview
April 2019 Interview

Learn about: how Human Factors Ergonomics considers the interactions among staff members, patients, and equipment to support strategic design decisions, the importance of creating design mock-ups and developing case studies to test designs in various use cases, and the value of cognitive walkthroughs with staff, patients, and family members to explore operations in new or renovated spaces and identify areas for improvement.

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Interview
April 2019 Interview

Learn about: how incorporating continuous improvement in the design process can benefit healthcare organizations, which Lean elements can serve as a framework for designers to approach a project, why design should be adaptive over time to accommodate changing needs, and how the evidence-based design process and Lean elements can complement each other.

Webinar
March 2019 Webinar

This webinar will present an overview of the Legacy Emanuel Medical Center garden research project. For this project, The Center for Health Design awarded Legacy Health and Quatrefoil, Inc. its 2018 Evidence-Based Design Touchstone Award at the highest Platinum Level. Attendees will gain an understanding of the impact of an evidence-based design (EBD) process to create a hospital garden to reduce stress in three different user groups, learn the positive effects of a garden on different hospital populations, and see how the garden is used in daily programming to serve all hospital populations.