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Patient Safety + Support: Infusion Therapy Space Design

Fighting chronic illnesses, like cancer, congestive heart failure, and Crohn’s disease, among others, can be a trying and scary time for a patient and their friends and family. It’s imperative that infusion therapy environments respect these difficult moments, and ensure … Continue reading

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Telemedicine: An Important Part of Healthcare’s Future

Telemedicine, defined as the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration, is quickly becoming a crucial part of the future of healthcare. The market … Continue reading

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Curb Employee Disengagement: Give More Control

I just tried meditation at work for the first time, and I’m not sure if I’m doing it right or if it will make a difference. Especially since I skipped my morning meditation because I was running late for a … Continue reading

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The Power of Place in Healthcare Environments

We’ve posted about the recent facility expansion at Methodist Richardson Medical Center in Richardson, Texas, before, but their project clearly is the gift that keeps on giving. In an article in Becker’s Hospital Review, their CEO Ken Hutchenrider definitively spells … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Strategy, Brand and Culture

I was with a group of business leaders recently and the topic we were discussing was how to lead during a time of instability. You can imagine why this topic was relevant considering the rapid changes in the economic and … Continue reading

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Examining the 4 IT Principles of Competitive Advantage

In 2003 Nicholas Carr wrote an article, “IT Doesn’t Matter.” Things have sure changed since then. Today, IT helps companies – including Steelcase – gain a competitive advantage through advanced tools and data analysis.

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The Challenge of Collaboration

Everyone agrees. Collaboration is more important than ever to help solve complex business problems and drive innovation in today’s globally competitive environment. And collaborate we do. People are working on teams more than ever before, and the ratio of individual … Continue reading

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Time for Change; Positive Disruption to the Medical Cocoon

Every year 187,000 people die from medical errors and hospital-acquired infections in the United States. In fact, it is the third highest cause of death. To make matters worse, among the advanced economies of the world, the U.S. spends the … Continue reading

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Two Wheel Commute

Across all industries, we’re seeing an increased focus on wellbeing. Some believe it’s driven by the increased cost of healthcare. Others point to an increased awareness of health thanks to the ubiquitous amount of information available to consumers. Whatever the … Continue reading

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Delivering The Workplace as a Hospitality Brand

Brands are meant to communicate values and make bold promises.  Great brands proclaim aspirational values that can inspire customers to lifelong loyalty.  At the recent Corenet Global Summit of corporate real estate executives, I presented a strategic framework for delivering … Continue reading

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