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Designing Emergency Departments to Provide Efficient, Patient-Centered Care: An Analysis of Split Flow and Sub-Waiting Area Models

Author(s): Wiler, J., Lennon, J., Vincent, D., Houshiarian, N., Easter, B., Pati, D.

The University of Arizona Cancer Center (Phoeniz, AZ) Case Study

Author(s): AIA AAH Research Initiatives Committee, ZGF Architects, University of Arizona and Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center

Planned Parenthood Queens: Diane L. Max Health Center (Queens, NY) Case Study

Author(s): AIA AAH Research Initiatives Committee, Stephen Yablon Architecture, Planned Parenthood of New York City

Kaiser Permanente Kraemer Radiation Oncology Center (Anaheim, CA) Case Study

Author(s): AIA AAH Research Initiatives Committee, Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design, Kaiser Permanente

Seattle Children’s South Clinic (Federal Way, WA) Case Study

Author(s): AIA AAH Research Initiatives Committee, ZGF Architects LLP, Seattle Children's Hospital

The Christ Hospital Joint and Spine Center (Cincinnati, OH) Case Study

Author(s): AIA AAH Research Initiatives Committee, ZGF Architects LLP, The Christ Hospital

Mental and Behavioral Health Environments: Measurement of Building Performance

Author(s): Shepley, M. M., Watson, A., Pitts, F., Garrity, A., Spelman, E., Fronsman, A., Kelkar, J.

Designing Team Rooms for Collaboration In The Outpatient Clinics

Author(s): DuBose, J., Lim, L., Westlake, R.
Healthcare systems in the U.S. are gradually shifting from “episodic” care delivered in silos to more team-oriented and coordinated approaches. Ambulatory care environments in particular are adopting the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model, which is an integrated, team-based model designed to optimize treatment and management of patients.
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Hospital Rooms and Patients’ Well-being: Exploring Modeling Variables

Author(s): Devlin, A. S., Andrade, C.

The Value Analysis of Lean Processes in Target Value Design and Integrated Project Delivery

Author(s): Nanda, U., Rybkowski, Z., Pati, S., Ai, D., Kalyanaraman, N., Nejati, A.
Integrated project delivery (IPD) is a project delivery method that integrates systems, people, business models, and practices in order to optimize project results and maximize efficiency. IPD is also characterized by early involvement of key participants, collaborative decision-making, and liability waivers.
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