Healthcare Facility Design to Enable Better Patient Care

Healthcare Facility Design to Enable Better Patient Care

Recently, I completed my Fisher Global Service Fellowship as an American Red Cross volunteer placed within the Central Ohio VA Ambulatory Care Center. Based on the growing challenges mental/behavioral healthcare poses for the VA, the VA has started a new focus on team oriented care. This model, the Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Program (BHIP), brings together a team of Psychiatrists...

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My “Zero-Waste” Wedding

As we get further into 2015, people with upcoming weddings can likely feel their date of choice closing in rapidly. Keeping sustainability in mind while planning an event with family, friends, and a ceremony can be difficult but on average in the US, each wedding incurs between 400-600 lbs of waste (source) and even if you find you typically recycle at home, bringing those practices into a...

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Whose responsibility is sustainability?

When thinking about applying sustainable concepts across industries, I find myself wondering who is responsible for implementing changes to make sustainability the “new norm.” Is it the individual, the corporation or the government that should drive changes to our fundamental operations so that more than economics are considered when making decisions?…

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Is sustainability for me?

Being passionate about sustainability comes with a lot of baggage.  There is a lot of misinformation and opinions out there to cloud what is important.  Those that are skeptical or uninformed constantly expect you to back up what you support and why you support it with evidence (more so even than politics!).…

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