Evidence-based Design (EBD) is the process of basing decisions about the built environment on credible research to achieve the best possible outcomes. Edac Champion and Advocate Firms take an additional step, ensuring their healthcare teams become EDAC certified and actively incorporate EBD in their healthcare projects. –The Center for Health Design
Driven by the deadline of the their expiring lease, the timing of the available property, and the schedule of time needed to explore potential project partners, the decision was made to use an integrated project delivery method for the project. The budget also had to absorb the purchase of the building, design, construction, furniture, fixtures and equipment, in addition to including the move from their existing facilities into the new building.
Using an Evidence-based design approach, ERDMAN’s goal was to create a best-in-class patient-centered medical home model, while overcoming the challenges of rebranding and relocating the organization into a new location in renovated space.