Executive Summary of Key Concepts

April 16, 2014     HERD Volume 7, Issue 3
RESEARCH One Size Does Not Fit All: A Diagnostic Post-Occupancy Evaluation Model for an Emergency Department

Lessons Learned: Clinicians' Post-Occupancy Perspective of Facility Design Involvement

April 8, 2014     Kathy Reno, PhD, MBA, RN, EDAC; Kathy Okland, RN, MPH, NA, EDAC; Nanne Finis, RN, MS; Gina LaMantia, MS, MEd; Roger Call, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP; Kerrie Cardon, RN, AIA, ACHA; Deborah Gerber, RN, MPH, FACHE, EDAC; and Janet Zeigler, RN, MN, MBA, EDAC

Patient Visibility and ICU Mortality: A Conceptual Replication [CEU Available]

March 25, 2014     Yi Lu, PhD; Michelle M. Ossmann, MSN, PhD(c); David E. Leaf, MD; and Philip H. Factor, DO

Rehabilitation Centers in Change: Participatory Methods for Managing Redesign and Renovation

March 10, 2014     Marjaana Lahtinen, PhD; Suvi Nenonen, PhD; Heidi Rasila, PhD; Jouni Lehtelä, MSc; Virpi Ruohomäki, PhD; and Kari Reijula, MD, PhD

Risk Assessment as Standard Work in Design

November 15, 2013     Patricia W. Morrill, PMP, EDAC

Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Engagement 2nd Edition

November 15, 2013     Kurt Hanft, BS ENGR, MBA, ASQ-CSSBB, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Graban, Mark. (2012). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group  

Understanding Evidence-Based Research Methods: Confirmatory and Exploratory Analysis

September 30, 2013     Jason M. Etchegaray, PhD
  SCENARIO: Allan and Gwen have decided to create a new survey to measure patient perceptions of built environment factors because they view existing measures as deficient in some way. Their conversation about how to analyze a new survey follows.

Stressed Spaces: Mental Health and Architecture

September 30, 2013     Kathleen Connellan, PhD; Mads Gaardboe, MA; Damien Riggs, PhD; Clemence Due, PhD; Amanda Reinschmidt; and Lauren Mustillo
Introduction The research question identified for this literature review was: How does the intersection of mental health care and architecture contribute to positive mental health outcomes? We arrived at this research question because it is sufficiently focused but still broad enough to...

The Role of Flooring as a Design Element Affecting Patient and Healthcare Worker Safety [CEU Available]

June 26, 2013     Debra D. Harris, PhD and Laura A. Detke, RID, LEED AP BD+C

The Effect of Garden Designs on Mood and Heart Output in Older Adults Residing in an Assisted Living Facility

March 4, 2013     Seiko Goto, PhD; Bum-Jin Park, PhD; Yuko Tsunetsugu, PhD; Karl Herrup, PhD; and Yoshifumi Miyazaki, PhD

Understanding Evidence-Based Research Methods: Survey Analysis, t-Tests, and Odds Ratios

December 5, 2012     by Jason M. Etchegaray, PhD; Allison J. Ottenbacher, PhD; Dean F. Sittig, PhD; and Allison B. McCoy, PhD
This contribution to the methodology series focuses on two ways to analyze large data sets. The authors welcome comments from all readers who have suggestions about the way information is presented or questions about the content of this column. It is not comprehensive and does not replace...

Sleep as a Moderating Value in Healthcare Facility Design

December 5, 2012     by Maria Regina Clemesha Kennedy, MArch, MRIAI