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Charting My Path Toward Health Systems Engineering

Posted by Laura Silvoy on Jul 18, 2019

When I began my academic career at Lehigh University, I had an idea of what I wanted to achieve, but did not realize how my path would change and evolve. I started out in the five-year Arts &.....READ MORE

Topics: health systems engineering, simulation modeling, career path

Considerations When Designing a Mammography Suite

Posted by Guest Contributor on Jul 09, 2019

Millions of women are screened for breast cancer each year. For many, it can cause fear and anxiety. Many women choose not to schedule their screening due to the fear of having cancer, the exam.....READ MORE

Topics: mammography suites, mammography suite design

MedSpas: Outstanding Patient Experiences Brought to Life

Posted by Pat Malick on Jun 10, 2019

As our healthcare clients look for avenues to enhance their presence in a saturated marketplace, MedSpas have emerged as one way to achieve that goal. In the US alone, MedSpas are a $3.5-4B.....READ MORE

Topics: patient experience, medspa, Tower Health

Connecting Experience, Behavior and Strategy: Part 2

Posted by Kent Doss on Jun 04, 2019

In my previous post, I described the importance of Experience Mapping and my realization that if we would have filled the behavior and resource gaps, we could have achieved an even more robust...

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Topics: Evidence Based Design (EBD), patient experience, Behavioral Health Design

Using an Overbuild Approach to Increase Capacity and Capability

Posted by Guest Contributor on May 14, 2019

Overcrowding and constrained capacity are common problems facing our healthcare clients. When we're engaged to overcome these hurdles, Array's Lean, process-led approach helps us find the most.....READ MORE

Topics: overbuild, Healthcare Architecture, robert wood johnson

How Value Stream Mapping and PDSA Ignited my Onboarding Process Improvement Journey

Posted by Nancy Erb on May 01, 2019

When I joined Array in 2013, our accounting team handled new hire paperwork and general orientation during each employee’s first day. Within my first three months, hiring began to pick up as the.....READ MORE

Topics: Lean, Operational transformation

Benefits of Designing with a Topographically-Accurate Site Model

Posted by Darren Conlen on Apr 11, 2019

Originally published in Healthcare Construction + Operations, May 2018

Over the past decade, new software has enabled architects to integrate the processes of building design and documentation...

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Topics: Built Environment, site

Why Junior Architects Should Participate in Construction Administration

Posted by Guest Contributor on Apr 04, 2019

Array’s Mind the Gap event, which provides an opportunity for students to explore healthcare design, is days away. The event has influenced me to reflect on my formative experience as an architect.....READ MORE

Topics: Mind the Gap, construction administration, tips for junior architects

Innovations in Ambulatory Care Design and Delivery

Posted by Jeffrey Drucker on Mar 17, 2019

With so many moving parts, designing an ambulatory care center requires an innovative approach. Balancing elements such as specialty physician practices, same-day surgery and physical therapy make.....READ MORE

Topics: Ambulatory Care, Repurposing Building for Ambulatory Care Center

The Role of Design in a Changing Healthcare Environment

Posted by Jonathan Wilch on Mar 11, 2019

For anyone who is involved with the healthcare industry, the feeling of uncertainty is evident. What is the future of the Affordable Care Act? How can quality care be provided in an age where.....READ MORE

Topics: Process-Led Design, Operational transformation, changing healthcare environment