The patient experience is one, if not the main, priority of many healthcare organizations today.
Designing for optimal patient experience is one of the leading trends advancing healthcare operations today.
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.
The Kahler Slater Higher Education Team's Larry Schnuck and Mark Larson wrote the article, “Bringing Interprofessional Education to Life.” Featured in American School & University Magazine, the article discusses strategies and best practices for integrating IPE and features real world examples from a number of Kahler Slater projects.
In a presentation at the national 2016 American Dental Education Association Deans’ Conference, Larry Schnuck AIA – Kahler Slater Vice President and Team Leader for Higher Education – explored the significant impact design trends are having on the “built environments” where health care professionals are educated and later practice.
Back in the seventies, one could wait months for doctor appointments, spend several days in the hospital for a procedure and several weeks out of work recovering.
Kahler Slater shares best practices for integrating the interprofessional education (IPE) paradigm into the design of a new nursing facility or a significant renovation to an existing building.
Imagine the year is 2025. It’s hard to see into a future that seems so far away, isn’t it? Think about the day when big data is no longer a big deal – when it is simply integrated into everything we do.
Kahler Slater shares best practice strategies to improve the patient experience in educational dental clinics.
There is no shortage of articles, studies and blog posts about workplace trends and yet every business leader wants to know “what’s next?”
What will your workplace look like in the future? How will your office integrate big data to create happier, more productive employees? Who will be your next generation of leaders and how will their expectations change the landscape of the physical work environment?
Kahler Slater Principals Jennifer Schlimgen and Kathy Schnuck interviewed Martha Jefferson Hospital’s (MJH) procedural center clinical leaders to understand what it took on their part to successfully operationalize a new concept in procedural care, something MJH executive leadership understood would be the right direction for the future of their new replacement hospital campus.
Design of the workplace really does matter in your quest to become a great workplace. Kahler Slater presented "Design Matters: The Role of the Physical Workplace in Being a Best Company" at the Great Place to Work® Institute 2015 Conference.
Kahler Slater Senior Designer and Associate Principal, Aaron Ebent, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, authored an article published by High-Rise Facilities Magazine: "Use Smart Design to Avoid High-Rise Wayfinding Challenges."
Kahler Slater explores how trends in education impact both the classroom model and the overall building design.
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".
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 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.
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.
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.
As a certified member in the Planetree Visionary Design Network, we are always working toward developing better health care experiences.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Does a well-designed physical workplace contribute to being a Best Place to Work? Our answer is yes!
Kahler Slater’s second workplace research study explores the various ways that Best Companies support and celebrate their award winning cultures.
Rapid prototyping is helping National University Hospital, an academic medical center in Singapore, accelerate the redesign of their medical school curriculum.
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…