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EBD Journal Club
April 2014 EBD Journal Club
Zimring, C., Denham, M. E., Jacob, J. T., Kamerow, D.B., Lenfesty, N., Hall, K. K., Steinberg, J. P. (2013). The role of facility design in preventing healthcare-associated infection: Interventions, conclusion, and research needs. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 7(Suppl), pp. 127-139.
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Interview
August 2015 Interview
Learn about: how communication plays a vital role in nurses’ daily responsibilities, which evidence-based design features support effective communication efforts and why improving communication can lead to best outcomes and impact a facility’s bottom line. 
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
September 2012 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to improve patients’ overall outpatient surgery experience by reducing wait times, reducing the number of transfers/handoffs for each patient, and increasing on-time starts for surgical procedures.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
September 2012 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal for this project was to establish the first separately licensed children’s hospital in the community of El Paso, Texas with an interior environment that is patient-centered, family focused, community accessible, culturally compatible and a magnet for the recruitment of pediatric medical staff.  
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
September 2012 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal for this project was to create a patient-centered healthcare facility, using EBD, objectives include: wayfinding integrated into the architecture, zoned circulation - separation of on-stage and off-stage flow, and clear access to patient care areas with minimal travel distances. 
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
September 2012 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal for this project was to set a new standard and image of healthcare delivery, using EBD to achieve positive patient outcomes within the expanding hospital system.  
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
September 2012 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal for this project was to create a warm, inviting, calm and patient-centered environment for patients and staff.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
September 2012 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal for this project was to provide the infrastructure /platform for flexible, acuity adaptable inpatient accommodation that actively integrates patient rehabilitation with a patient and family-centered model of care -- all designed to improve healthcare outcomes and expedite the patient’s return to his or her community.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
September 2012 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal for this project was to rebuild an old nursing home creating a high-end, cutting-edge innovative rehabilitation center to help those with disabilities. Additionally, the center had an imperative to integrate the development and testing of new healthcare technologies and processes.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
September 2012 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal for this project was to design the new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay for health -- for the individuals who will use the new Medical Center, the Mission Bay community, and the greater global environment.