Let’s Talk EBD

Evidence-based design (EBD) is the process of basing decisions about the built environment on credible research to achieve the best possible outcomes. Originally derived from evidence-based medicine, the term is applied to healthcare facility design to describe the foundations by …

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After the Cure

Our healthcare system is filled with caring, committed professionals. If we are honest, however, we all must realize that there are shortcomings…places we could have done or could do better, whether that is in how care is delivered, how spaces …

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Are You Ready for Virtual Healthcare?

Geri Aston has written a fascinating cover story in the March 2015 issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine entitled “Telehealth Promises to Reshape Healthcare” (click to access it). In this well researched article, she is describing how some healthcare …

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What’s a Medical Home?

There has been a lot of discussion about the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of healthcare as a way of transforming how care is delivered. In this model, a personal physician leads a team of caregivers that has the necessary …

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Community Access

Ellis Medicine is a 438-bed community and teaching healthcare system serving New York’s Capital Region. With four campuses – Ellis Hospital, Ellis Health Center, Bellevue Woman’s Center and Medical Center of Clifton Park – and five additional service locations, Ellis offers an …

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