D. Kirk Hamilton, FAIA, FACHA, EDAC
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Designing and building a new hospital or a major renovation represents a rare opportunity in the professional life of a chief executive officer (CEO). Within the organizational change and leadership literature, the CEO is often cited as vitally important to achieve significant change (Bass, 1985,...
Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals: How One Doctor's Checklists Can Help Us Change Health Care From the Inside Out. (2010). Peter Pronovost & Eric Vohr. New York, NY: Plume. Paperback, 304 pages. ISBN 978-0452296862.
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Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-Being. (2009). Esther Sternberg, MD. Cam-bridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. Hardcover, 352 pages. ISBN-13: 978-0-674-03336-8. Paperback: $12.53; hardcover: $34.34.
The central feature of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is the infant incubator, a piece of medical equipment that has remained relatively unchanged in its basic design since the 1940s. Infant incubators are designed by manufacturers whose product lines range from sophisticated diagnostic...
Efficient Healthcare: Overcoming Broken Paradigms (2009), David Chambers. Houston, TX: Rice University Building Institute. 104 pages. ISBN 978-0-9842221-0-0