Healthcare

Healthcare

November 10, 2020

Congratulations to Shannon McGee for becoming a WELL Accredited Professional™ (WELL AP™) through the International Well Being Institute. The WELL AP credential signifies an extensive knowledge of human health and wellness in the built environment and the WELL Building Standard™. WELL is an evidence and performance-based system for …

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October 27, 2020

With a focus on end-user needs, INVISION worked closely with the Waterloo Community School District and UnityPoint Health Des Moines to design these unique spaces for kids to become their best selves. INVISION was recently awarded AIA Iowa Excellence in Design Awards for the Waterloo Career Center and …

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January 15, 2020

The demand for an alternative primary care delivery model – different from expensive emergency rooms, expansive hospital campuses, and crowded community clinics – is an opportunity for healthcare systems to focus on delivering care with upscale hospitality. An urgent care clinic model was needed that concentrated on patient experience in a …

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October 15, 2018

INVISION, joined by Phillip Boothby and Luke Leyden from Capital Management for the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics (UIHC), recently gave a presentation at the Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo in Austin, Texas. Our team presented a UIHC Outpatient Specialty Clinic as a successful example of how emerging trends …

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August 20, 2018

INVISION is honored to have been awarded a 2018 National Healthcare Design Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) for the design of Story County Medical Center’s Outpatient Expansion. We appreciate the significance of the award being given to …

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October 31, 2016

The Triple Aim is an important focus that many hospitals and health systems began to utilize post-healthcare reform. The concept is from the Institute for Health Improvement (IHI) and offers health care administrators and executives a framework for optimizing performance that focuses on three areas. Improving the health …

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June 30, 2016

To support an improved patient experience, consider these clinic models that each offer different opportunities for care. The outpatient clinic is evolving to provide a patient-centric focus, team-based care and value-based reimbursements. These changes are impacting expectations and the way patients choose to receive care. In turn, they affect …

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April 23, 2016

Do you or someone you know suffer from a mental illness? During National Public Health Week recently, we were reminded that most Americans do. Architects are rethinking how their building designs influence the health and well-being of people and are developing designs for mental health as well as …

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February 22, 2016

Evidence-based design is a powerful and important tool for building or renovation investments of any scale. Along with a great process, it helps you design spaces that work. Understanding Evidence-Based Design Evidence-based design (EBD) is about creating better buildings through the knowledge and application of proven best practices. …

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