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IN FOCUS

A SOUND PLAN

Proactively addressing a top complaint in hospitals,
designers are tasked with keeping decibel levels down
in order to keep patient outcomes and satisfaction up.
By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

D e p a rt m e n t S
07  E D I T O R I A L The nation and industry

ANTON GRASSL (PHOTO TOUR); PAUL THURLBY/HANDS OME FRANK (IN FOCUS)

prepare for a new president, while we here at
Healthcare Design share our own shift in leadership. BY JENNIFER KOVACS SILVIS

08 S H O W TA L K A year of preparation came to
a close with a successful HCD Expo in Houston.
BY KEVIN GAFFNEY

10 P H O T O T O U R Boston Children's Hospital

Simulation Center, Boston, opened May 2016.

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SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT

37 Remodel/Renovation Competition

MONITOR
15 B I G I D E A S The 2016 Healthcare Design

Expo & Conference brought thousands together this past November in Houston. We've
gathered some of this year's highlights here.

BY ANNE DINARDO

31 P R O C E S S I M P R O V E M E N T D ATA T R A N S -

M I S S I O N The availability and use of big data
isn't influencing just care delivery, but the design
process used to create productive healthcare spaces.
BY MILLY BAKER

33  P R O D U C T S P O T L I G H T A C O U S T I C S

Healthcare facilities are a hive of activity thanks
to a continuous flow of traffic, voices, and machines. Acoustical products can help keep the
peace and support a more healing environment.
35 T H E C E N T E R The past 12 months brought

us a new healthcare building type, growing industry resources, and a space flower.

BY DEBRA LEVIN

48 F A C E T I M E Melinda Lin, Senior medical
planner, DGA. BY ANNE DINARDO

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Healthcare Design - December 2016

HEALTHCARE DESIGN - DECEMBER 2016
CONTENTS
EDITORIAL
SHOW TALK
PHOTO TOUR
BIG IDEAS
A SOUND PLAN
PROCESS IMPROVEMENT DATA TRANSMISSON
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT ACOUSTICS
THE CENTER
SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT
FACE TIME
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - HEALTHCARE DESIGN - DECEMBER 2016
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - Cover2
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 1
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 2
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - CONTENTS
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 4
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 5
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 6
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - EDITORIAL
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - SHOW TALK
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 9
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - PHOTO TOUR
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 11
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 12
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 13
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 14
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - BIG IDEAS
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Healthcare Design - December 2016 - A SOUND PLAN
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Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 29
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 30
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - PROCESS IMPROVEMENT DATA TRANSMISSON
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 32
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT ACOUSTICS
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 34
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - THE CENTER
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - 36
Healthcare Design - December 2016 - SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT
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