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8/24:  It was a great opportunity to hear Julia Jones speak today.  Her experience and insight into hospital design exposed me to many design elements I would like to further research and incorporate into our project.  I am especially interested in "room messaging" and the impact of information on the patient/family experience, their outcome, and their level of understanding/education.  Other key take-aways from her presentation are; the integration of efficiency, philanthropy, and patient focus into design, and how consideration of payer/service mix is an essential criterion for successful design.
 
8/24:  It was a great opportunity to hear Julia Jones speak today.  Her experience and insight into hospital design exposed me to many design elements I would like to further research and incorporate into our project.  I am especially interested in "room messaging" and the impact of information on the patient/family experience, their outcome, and their level of understanding/education.  Other key take-aways from her presentation are; the integration of efficiency, philanthropy, and patient focus into design, and how consideration of payer/service mix is an essential criterion for successful design.
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Below is an interesting link to "A Pediatric Hospital Bedside Patient Entertainment & Education System" that has been piloted at ACH Arkansas Children's Hospital. 
  
 
[http://on10.net/Blogs/bcrounse/a-pediatric-hospital-bedside-patient-entertainment--education-system-microsoft-media-center--xbox-36/]
 
[http://on10.net/Blogs/bcrounse/a-pediatric-hospital-bedside-patient-entertainment--education-system-microsoft-media-center--xbox-36/]

Revision as of 20:57, 26 August 2007

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8/22: I am excited about working with everyone in the class and the opportunity to collaborate with different disciplines.

8/24: It was a great opportunity to hear Julia Jones speak today. Her experience and insight into hospital design exposed me to many design elements I would like to further research and incorporate into our project. I am especially interested in "room messaging" and the impact of information on the patient/family experience, their outcome, and their level of understanding/education. Other key take-aways from her presentation are; the integration of efficiency, philanthropy, and patient focus into design, and how consideration of payer/service mix is an essential criterion for successful design.

Below is an interesting link to "A Pediatric Hospital Bedside Patient Entertainment & Education System" that has been piloted at ACH Arkansas Children's Hospital.

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