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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.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2014 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to design a layout for the new family medicine clinic at The University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation that supports patient self-rooming (an innovation in their clinic setting). The self-rooming concept helps reduce wait times for patients, improves infection control, increases privacy and maximizes staff efficiency.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2014 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to bring the benefit of the natural calming powers of nature to clients and their families through visual and direct access to nature provided throughout the interior and exterior of the Stanley Tippett hospice. To allow clients that are able, and their families to enjoy direct access to outdoor spaces that include visual interest, color and shade including a variety of spaces for small and large groups.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2014 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to design a behavioral health setting within the emergency department (ED) that is non-institutional and calming for patients. To provide solutions that will meet the needs of a diverse behavioral health patient mix.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2014 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to tie the existing facilities together with several new buildings to create a uniform healing experience for patients, staff and visitors and improve workflow and operational costs. 
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2014 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to serve the diverse healthcare needs of women through the cycle of life, to advance care, through excellence in research and education, to be welcoming, respectful, calming and peaceful, to improve patient and staff comfort and experiences, as well as their safety and outcomes and their general attitude towards the care environment.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2014 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to maintain and improve staff camaraderie and communication; provide easy access to information; create a collaborative work space; balance staff visibility with family privacy and include families in decision making.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2014 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of this project was to update its community hospital lobby and sub-brand it as a connection to its newly affiliated Yale New Haven Health System network.