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The Business Case for Building Better Hospitals Through Evidence-Based Design

Author(s): Sadler, B. L., Dubose, J., Zimring, C.

Organizational Transformation: A Model for Joint Optimization of Culture Change and Evidence-Based Design

Author(s): Hamilton, D. K., Orr, R. D., Raboin, W. E.

The Business Case for Building Better Hospitals Through Evidence-Based Design

Author(s): Sadler, B. L., DuBose, J. R., Malone, E. B., Zimring, C. M.

Culture Change and Facility Design: A Model for Joint Optimization

Author(s): Hamilton, D. K., Orr, R. D., Raboin, W. E.

Leading Change During an Inpatient Critical Care Unit Expansion

Author(s): Braungardt, T. & Fought, S. G.
Acute care hospitals are changing rapidly to address economic and technologic advancements and meet community needs. The authors describe one medical center’s use of Kotter’s work on leading change to expand the neuroscience intensive care unit from 10 to 30 beds to meet community needs, improve hospital efficiencies, and increase bed capacity. 
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Environmental evaluation for workplace violence in healthcare and social services

Author(s): McPhaul, K.M. , Murrett, K., Flannery, K. , Rosen, J., Lipscomb, J., London, M.
The purpose of this project was to contribute specific, evidence–based guidance to the healthcare and social services employer communities regarding the use of environmental design to prevent violence.
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Culture Change and Facility Design: A Model for Joint Optimization

Author(s): Hamilton, D.K.F., FACHA, Orr, R.D.M., Raboin, W.E.M., MSOD, MAHOS

Building the evidence base for evidence-based design: Editors' introduction

Author(s): Zimring, C., Bosch, S.

Life-cycle cost-benefit analysis of extensive vegetated roof systems

Author(s): Carter, T., AKeeler, A.

Calculating the cost of a healthcare project

Author(s): Stichler, J.F.