AN EVIDENCE-BASED DESIGN APPROACH

SSM St. Mary’s Hospital and Dean Clinic – Janesville

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

The facility planning and construction occurred during a time of acute economic hardship for the community. The closing of a large local automobile assembly plant, in tandem with pressures from the national recession, caused the Janesville metropolitan area to have the highest unemployment rate in the state. With patient and staff satisfaction goals in mind, the project team was challenged to create a facility that met the highest standards for design and quality – while at the same time reflected the local culture, identity, and landscape.

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SSM ST. MARY’S HOSPITAL AND DEAN CLINIC – JANESVILLE

Two health systems, successfully creating a new choice in healthcare by keeping the community in mind every step of the way.

AN EVIDENCE-BASED DESIGN APPROACH

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