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Kent Doss

I’m a firm Principal with over 20 years of professional experience and am responsible for all phases of project delivery, from preliminary project planning through design and construction. I completed Stanford University’s Center for Integrated Facility Engineering (CIFE) program for virtual design and construction and completed projects using fast-track scenarios, Design-Build method, Design-Assist and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) using BIM and 3D Modeling.
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Simulation Centers Can Lead the Way to Improved Efficiency, Part 1 of 3

Posted by Kent Doss on Mar 27, 2013

As healthcare providers continue to identify the adjustments required to succeed in the new reality created by healthcare reform, one universal constant has been the need to increase operational.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, modeling, simulation, simulation centers, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare

NYC Building Code Updates Have Big Impact on Common Hospital Finishes

Posted by Kent Doss on Jan 18, 2013

3/7/13 Edit: We are extremely appreciative of the conversations that we've had with our clients about the information in this article, as there is very little published data that focuses...

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Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, Interior Design, firecode, Architects, Continuous Improvement

IMMERSIVE DESIGN: Enhancing the Emotional Content of Lean Design

Posted by Kent Doss on Sep 28, 2012

 

The text below is a condensed version of Kent Doss’s White Paper, “IMMERSIVE DESIGN: Enhancing the Emotional Content of Lean Design.”

The operational (and associated long-term fiscal) benefits.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Lean, Healthcare Design, Interior Design, hospitals, Architects, Sustainability, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Lean Design

Designing the Building Envelope for an Accelerated IPD Process

Posted by Kent Doss on Sep 04, 2012

This article was co-written by Kent Doss, AIA, NCARB, LEED BD+C, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Jon Sell, a Designer and Planner at Array Architects.

On the heels of our presentation on the.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, Interior Design, hospitals, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Advisory Services, Integrated Project Design/Delivery (IPD)

Incorporating ROI in Ambulatory Care Design

Posted by Kent Doss on Jun 14, 2012

Before EHRs and patient-focused healthcare delivery, there were two arenas of outpatient care: what physicians provided in their office and what hospitals offered as an “add-on” to already.....READ MORE

Topics: Planning, Architecture, Ambulatory Care, Healthcare Design, renovation, hospitals, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare