An Ear for Design

When we think about design, whether in architecture or in other disciplines, we often speak of a designer “having a good eye.” What may be even more important, is having a good EAR…being a good listener. The Importance of Listening. …

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Judging Innovation

Healthcare architects like to talk about evidence-based design, and we like to talk about innovation. Sometimes we link the two concepts as mutually supporting, and at other times we contrast them. But are they quantified and judged in the same …

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1-2-3 Future-proofing

Healthcare delivery systems in the US continue to face an uncertain future. This is the result of rapidly evolving technology used in the practice of medicine, continued exploration of new organizational structures to provide care and manage health, as well …

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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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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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