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Webinar
March 2018 Webinar
This webinar will focus on an exploratory approach to the role of Evidence-Based Design in the rural healthcare setting.  Haddox will present the observations, conversations, participatory research methods, and thought processes that led him to explore how the delivery of healthcare in his largely rural native West Virginia might be improved through a focus on the physical facilities.  He will describe research projects that examine the barriers to care in these rural areas, including his approach to engaging stakeholders to gather data, some upcoming projects in the works with special healthcare needs populations, and a larger framework for interdisciplinary research in the rural health care setting. 
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Webinar
April 2017 Webinar
With support from the Kresge Foundation, The Center for Health Design developed a standardized healthcare facility evaluation tool that aids ambulatory design to support population health. The tool is intended to guide both design and post-occupancy evaluation of outpatient projects with respect to population health goals including: healthy behaviors; socioeconomic factors; the physical environment; and Clinical Care. This webinar provides an overview of population health and the relationship to design, provide case study examples, and demonstrate the functionality of this new resource.
Project Brief
March 2017 Project Brief
Learn about: how talking rooms can complement consultation-based care, how workstation design can help balance a team-based care approach and staff retention efforts, and how design can maximize the accessibility to transportation and community amenities.
Tool
March 2017 Tool

Built environment strategies can help healthcare organizations and communities promote healthy living, reduce obesity, and prevent chronic disease. Given the increasing focus on community health and preventive medicine, it is important that healthcare organizations and the communities they serve incorporate built environment strategies that result in healthy behavior. With support from the Kresge Foundation, The Center for Health Design has developed a standardized Community Health Center Facility Evaluation tool that supports design for population health. The tool is intended to support both design and post-occupancy evaluation of built projects with respect to population health goals.

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Tool
March 2017 Tool

Built environment strategies can help healthcare organizations and communities promote healthy living, reduce obesity, and prevent chronic disease. Given the increasing focus on community health and preventive medicine, it is important that healthcare organizations and the communities they serve incorporate built environment strategies that result in healthy behavior. With support from the Kresge Foundation, The Center for Health Design has developed a standardized Community Health Center Facility Evaluation tool that supports design for population health. The tool is intended to support both design and post-occupancy evaluation of built projects with respect to population health goals.

Project Brief
March 2017 Project Brief
Learn about: how innovative design can be achieved at the same or similar cost, how design can result in a well-regarded community landmark, and how community-based care improves patient use and compliance with regimens.
Project Brief
March 2017 Project Brief
Learn about: how facility design facilitates population health goals for a community health clinic, how pod-based layout promotes staff interaction, collaboration, and efficiency, and how the ‘group visit’ room supports patient engagement, education, and continuity of care.
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Lessons Learned
October 2016 Lessons Learned
The following are compiled from research literature, case studies, interviews, and other materials to provide an overview on the topic of population health.  
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Project Brief
October 2016 Project Brief
Learn about: how to smoothly incorporate the latest design approaches into hospital operations, hospital design and sustainability features that can improve community health beyond campus borders, and how a facility can accommodate more patients in less space.
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Project Brief
October 2016 Project Brief
Learn about: how a medical home model enables providers representing different disciplines to work together to support the multi-faceted needs of Alaska Native and American Indian residents, which design features help foster a mutually respectful environment for customers and clinical staff, and why the healthcare system decided to create a fitness center on site as part of its commitment to protecting the health of the people it serves.