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Active Learning Classrooms: Incorporating Today’s Educational Trends

Active Learning Classrooms: Incorporating Today’s Educational Trends

Kahler Slater explores how trends in education impact both the classroom model and the overall building design.

POE Measures Success Of New Clinic Operational Models

POE Measures Success Of New Clinic Operational Models

Kahler Slater Architect and Associate, Kate Egan, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C, authored a research article published by Healthcare Design Magazine: "POE Measures Success Of New Clinic Operational Models". 

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Design As A Business Imperative: Our Forbes.com Blog

For nearly two years, Kahler Slater was a regular contributor to the Forbes.com Leadership Forum. Our Kahler Slater authors, along with some great guest contributors, covered an important topic: design as a business imperative. All of our articles can be found here.

It Takes a Village: How Facilities Can Promote Team-Based Care

It Takes a Village: How Facilities Can Promote Team-Based Care

Kahler Slater Associate Principal, Jenni Eschner, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, EDAC, authored an article published by the Advisory Board: "It takes a village: How facilities can promote team-based care". 

Designing a New Ambulatory Care Delivery Model

Designing a New Ambulatory Care Delivery Model

How design can support effective new ambulatory care models including a case study and proven results from a clinic in Southwest Wisconsin.

Building Design Supports New Ambulatory Care Delivery Models

Building Design Supports New Ambulatory Care Delivery Models

Kahler Slater designer, Eric Mayne, AIA, RIBA, authored an article featuring our client, UW Health Yahara Clinic, published in January on HC+O News: "Building Design Supports New Ambulatory Care Delivery Models". 

Focus on Function

Focus on Function

Kahler Slater’s own Senior Principal and Higher Education Team Leader, Larry Schnuck, was featured in the May 2013 edition of College Management & Planning.

Kahler Slater Featured in Brand Building Book

Kahler Slater Featured in Brand Building Book

Kahler Slater is featured in Libby Gill's book Capture the Mindshare and the Market Share Will Follow: The Art and Science of Building Brands, discussing the importance of building a compelling brand based on emotional connection, authentic value and flawless delivery.

Continuum of Care: Geriatric Learning Environments

Continuum of Care: Geriatric Learning Environments

As the nation’s health care becomes more patient-centered and holistic, it is important for nursing schools to effectively train their students for the continuum of care.

A Big-Picture Approach: Making Sustainability a Key Hospital Feature

A Big-Picture Approach: Making Sustainability a Key Hospital Feature

Stringent requirements make sustainable design difficult. However, these challenges did not deter the team at Monroe Clinic in Monroe, Wis., when it began planning a new replacement hospital.

Planetree in Practice: How to Incorporate Patient-Centered Care Practices into Your Facility

Planetree in Practice: How to Incorporate Patient-Centered Care Practices into Your Facility

As a certified member in the Planetree Visionary Design Network, we are always working toward developing better health care experiences. 

Healing Artwork: How an Integrated Art Program Can Transform Your Patient Experience

Healing Artwork: How an Integrated Art Program Can Transform Your Patient Experience

Research has shown that art can play a significant role in promoting health.  This white paper details ways you can successfully integrate art into your hospital to create a better patient experience.

Building Pride Through Storytelling in the Workplace

Building Pride Through Storytelling in the Workplace

Every great company has great stories and many of the Best Companies know how to use those stories to cultivate pride in the workplace.  Kahler Slater presented "Building Pride Through Storytelling in the Workplace" at the Great Place to Work® Institute 2012 Conference.

White Paper: Designing a Sim Lab That’s Right For You

White Paper: Designing a Sim Lab That’s Right For You

When adding to or updating a sim lab, there are many factors to consider in order to ensure a wise investment for the future of your institution. 

The EB-5 Program: Alternative Financing for Development

The EB-5 Program: Alternative Financing for Development

One funding mechanism that is helping to close the gap in hotel financing and development is the EB-5 program. Douglas Nysse discusses this program in a recent HotelExecutive.com article.

What Women Want… In Health Care

What Women Want… In Health Care

Whether you are planning a new women’s health program or already have a seasoned service line, we know you have one big question:  What do women want?  

White Paper: Great Culture. Great Workplace. Lessons from America’s Best Companies

White Paper: Great Culture. Great Workplace. Lessons from America’s Best Companies

Culture is a powerful strategic tool in business today. We have found that Best Companies are leveraging their work environments to reinforce, manifest and celebrate their unique cultures.

White Paper: What Makes a Great Workplace? Learning from Best Place to Work Companies

White Paper: What Makes a Great Workplace? Learning from Best Place to Work Companies

Does a well-designed physical workplace contribute to being a Best Place to Work? Our answer is yes!

The Total Experience: Great Cultures Made Visible

The Total Experience: Great Cultures Made Visible

Kahler Slater’s second workplace research study explores the various ways that Best Companies support and celebrate their award winning cultures.

Employing Rapid Prototyping in Singapore

Employing Rapid Prototyping in Singapore

Rapid prototyping is helping National University Hospital, an academic medical center in Singapore, accelerate the redesign of their medical school curriculum.

Leading the Way in Evidence-Based Design

Leading the Way in Evidence-Based Design

As leaders in evidence-based design practice, Kahler Slater worked with The Center for Health Design to make Evidence-Based Design Accreditation and Certification (EDAC) a reality.

Better Make It Real

Better Make It Real

How companies live out their promises to their stakeholders is what will differentiate them. How do we know? Well, we wrote a book about it…