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EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2015 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to create a non-traditional model of an ambulatory-focused care environment that incorporates evidence-based design concepts and supports Centura Health’s ability to deliver human-centered care services across the full continuum of need. 
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2015 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to enhance the interior environments along the the Pike. They should harness the healing power of nature, improve way finding, provide places of respite and positive distractions for patients and visitors and include nutritious food offerings.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2015 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to work with Filadelfia Epilepsy Hospital was to ensure optimal physical settings that enter into a positive and productive synergy with those processes and clinical pathways, taking place within them. 
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2015 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to create a care environment that gives patients control over their environment, and reduce stress levels. By providing patient choice of infusion room layouts, the goals of the project are, increasing satisfaction and enhancing hope, and encouraging social interaction.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2018 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to implement all-private patient room units (with the exception of enlarged rooms for twins/multiples); provide clear visibility and direct line of sight to all patients; increase privacy and offer greater support for mothers to nurse and have “kangaroo care” time with their newborns; improve family and nurse / physician communication; and reduce overall noise levels on the units.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2015 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal for this project was to design the Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care was to challenge the aesthetic typically associated with that of a forensic detention facility, while focusing on supporting the client’s healing process. 
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2015 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to maximize direct patient care activities and increase caregiver efficiency while incorporating the use of evidence-base design principles in the delivery of a two-floor, 52,000-square-foot children’s hospital expansion including both general pediatric beds and a pediatric intensive care unit. 
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2015 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to create an assisted living environment that offers an exceptional resident experience through a design that emulates a home-like environment; and supports operational efficiencies to allow staff to better-manage and care for a resident population with diverse and increasing acuity levels, so they may age in place.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2015 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to address issues of satisfaction and comfort for patients who are predominantly sight impaired and have comprised mobility through intentional EBD lighting solutions. Additionally, evidence on color and layout informed the space planning in the design, facilitating improved wayfinding and safe navigation. 
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2015 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to create a quieter experience in the Cardiac Care Unit. Kahler Slater completed a two-phased Sound Study to help identify ways to decrease noise.