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It’s a new world. What happens now in the healthcare and hospital space when infectious disease control is on the minds of billions of people? How will hospitals, senior living communities and their designers respond? What new protocols in the built environment will be implemented to help patients, their families, caretakers and clinical staff stay safe? With compassion and curiosity, host Cheryl Janis, interviews the world’s top wellness leaders and healthcare design professionals who answer these questions and more. Tune in and stay current on best practices, protocols and innovations. #knowledgeispower💪🏽

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It’s a new world. What happens now in the healthcare and hospital space when infectious disease control is on the minds of billions of people? How will hospitals, senior living communities and their designers respond? What new protocols in the built environment will be implemented to help patients, their families, caretakers and clinical staff stay safe? With compassion and curiosity, host Cheryl Janis, interviews the world’s top wellness leaders and healthcare design professionals who answer these questions and more. Tune in and stay current on best practices, protocols and innovations. #knowledgeispower💪🏽

    Episode 55, Part 1; Sandy Goodman, IIDA, CHID, EDAC, LEED AP, LSSBB, President, CRGA Design

    Episode 55, Part 1; Sandy Goodman, IIDA, CHID, EDAC, LEED AP, LSSBB, President, CRGA Design

    Cheryl’s special guest today on the podcast is Sandy Goodman,IIDA, CHID, EDAC, LEED AP, LSSBB, and President of CRGA Design. CRGA provides comprehensive architectural, interior design and planning services utilizing an experienced in-house team of architects and interior designers specializing in healthcare design. Sandy shares in detail how the pandemic influenced the way she and her team work with their healthcare clients and partners on projects, and what lessons she has taken away from the experience. Lean in and listen to part 1 of today’s podcast with this Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt, Sandy Goodman, who generously shares what it means to maximize efficiency and eliminate waste in the healthcare environment.
    Learn more about Sandy Goodman and CRGA Design by visiting https://crgadesign.com/.
    In Cheryl’s conversation with Sandy Goodman, they discuss:
    How did CRGA experience COVID in 2020? How has the pandemic influenced the way Sandy and her team work with their healthcare clients and partners on projects? What does Sandy mean when she says that she and her team are “very innovative, pushing the envelope a little bit” on projects? Sandy is a Lean Six-Sigma black belt. What does this mean for Sandy’s projects at CRGA? How does Sandy utilize her unique expertise to maximize efficiency and eliminate waste in the healthcare environment? Sandy has said that she and her team are architects and interior designers working seamlessly together and that all CRGA’s designers are planners. How does this benefit projects? Coming up on part 2 of today’s episode, Cheryl continues her rich conversation with Sandy Goodman. Sandy generously shares what it means to put the patient in the middle, and the importance of the AAHID (The American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers), what they offer, and how having Certified Healthcare Interior Designers on your teams makes a unique difference in what their team offers their healthcare partners. Part 2 of today’s episode is available now.
    The world is changing quickly. The Center for Health Design is committed to providing the healthcare design and senior living design industries with the latest research, best practices and innovations. The Center can help you solve today’s biggest healthcare challenges and make a difference in care, safety, medical outcomes, and the bottom line.  Find out more at healthdesign.org.
    Additional support for this podcast comes from our industry partners:
    The American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers The Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design Learn more about how to become a Certified Healthcare Interior Designer®  by visiting the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers at: https://aahid.org/.
    Connect to a community interested in supporting clinician involvement in design and construction of the built environment by visiting The Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design at https://www.nursingihd.com/

    • 24 min
    Episode 55, Part 2; Sandy Goodman, IIDA, CHID, EDAC, LEED AP, LSSBB, President, CRGA Design

    Episode 55, Part 2; Sandy Goodman, IIDA, CHID, EDAC, LEED AP, LSSBB, President, CRGA Design

    On Part 2 of today’s episode, Cheryl continues her fascinating conversation with Sandy Goodman, IIDA, CHID, EDAC, LEED AP, LSSBB, and President of CRGA Design. CRGA provides comprehensive architectural, interior design and planning services utilizing an experienced in-house team of architects and interior designers specializing in healthcare design.
    Sandy generously shares what it means to put the patient in the middle, and the importance of the AAHID (The American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers), what they offer, and how having Certified Healthcare Interior Designers on your teams makes a unique difference in what their team offers their healthcare partners.
    Learn more about Sandy Goodman and CRGA Design by visiting https://crgadesign.com/.
    In Cheryl’s conversation with Sandy Goodman, they discuss:
    What Sandy means when she says, “We really focus on putting the patient in the middle.” Sandy shares more about the AAHID, what they offer, and how having Certified Healthcare Interior Designers on your teams makes a unique difference in what their team offers their healthcare partners. Sandy’s journey that led to her career in healthcare What inspires Sandy today? What is the future of healthcare and how can interior designers and architects become more prepared? What advice does Sandy have for interior design and architecture students who are considering healthcare as their specialty, and also have some reservations about it? The world is changing quickly. The Center for Health Design is committed to providing the healthcare design and senior living design industries with the latest research, best practices and innovations. The Center can help you solve today’s biggest healthcare challenges and make a difference in care, safety, medical outcomes, and the bottom line.  Find out more at healthdesign.org.
    Additional support for this podcast comes from our industry partners:
    The American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers The Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design Learn more about how to become a Certified Healthcare Interior Designer®  by visiting the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers at: https://aahid.org/.
    Connect to a community interested in supporting clinician involvement in design and construction of the built environment by visiting The Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design at https://www.nursingihd.com/

    • 26 min
    Episode 54, Part 1; Trisha Fong, Assoc. AIA, Senior Associate e4h, Environments for Health Architecture

    Episode 54, Part 1; Trisha Fong, Assoc. AIA, Senior Associate e4h, Environments for Health Architecture

    On Part 1 of today’s episode, Cheryl interviews Trisha Fong, Assoc. AIA, Senior Associate at e4h, Environments for Health Architecture. Trisha generously shines the spotlight on e4h’s 4wrd; Diversity, Equity, Inclusion initiative. What is 4wrd and why was it created? How can 4wrd help change the healthcare design community and the world for the better? This and so much more on the changing face of healthcare design on part 1 of today’s episode with Trisha Fong.
    Learn more about Trisha Fong and e4h architecture by visiting https://e4harchitecture.com/
    In Cheryl’s conversation with Trisha Fong, they discuss:
    What is 4wrd, and how did it get started? How can 4wrd help change the healthcare design community and the world for the better? What are the meeting sessions that are offered through the 4wrd initiative and who else can participate in the sessions? Who are the Oneida Nation and how has e4h worked with Oneida to provide better healthcare for their communities? How can other healthcare architects, designers, students, nurses and stakeholders support DEI initiatives within their fields? Coming up on part 2 of today’s episode we look at e4h’s 4wrd initiative in action! Cheryl’s interviews Bill Repichowskyj, Partner at e4h, Environments for Health Architecture. Bill takes us on the journey of e4h’s design project for the Oneida Nation; a federally recognized tribe of Oneida people in the United States. Part 2 is available now.
    The world is changing quickly. The Center for Health Design is committed to providing the healthcare design and senior living design industries with the latest research, best practices and innovations. The Center can help you solve today’s biggest healthcare challenges and make a difference in care, safety, medical outcomes, and the bottom line.  Find out more at healthdesign.org.
    Additional support for this podcast comes from our industry partners:
    The American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers The Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design Learn more about how to become a Certified Healthcare Interior Designer®  by visiting the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers at: https://aahid.org/.
    Connect to a community interested in supporting clinician involvement in design and construction of the built environment by visiting The Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design at https://www.nursingihd.com/

    • 22 min
    Episode 54, Part 2; Bill Repichowskyj, AIA, Partner e4h, Environments for Health Architecture

    Episode 54, Part 2; Bill Repichowskyj, AIA, Partner e4h, Environments for Health Architecture

    On Part 2 of today’s episode, Cheryl interviews Bill Repichowskyj, AIA, Partner e4h, Environments for Health Architecture. Bill gives us a closer look at e4h’s 4wrd initiative in action by generously walking us through the firm's design project for Oneida Nation; two new outpatient clinics in The Dreamcatcher Plaza in Oneida, New York—the Oneida Nation Health Services building and the Bassett Oneida Health Center. How did Bill and his team win the project? What was unique about designing healthcare facilities for the Oneida Nation–a federally recognized tribe of Oneida people in the United States? Learn the answers to these questions and more on the changing face of healthcare design on part 2 of today’s episode with Bill Repichowskyj.
    Learn more about Bill Repichowskyj and e4h architecture by visiting https://e4harchitecture.com/.
    In Cheryl’s conversation with Bill Repichowskyj, they discuss:
    How did e4h win the healthcare projects at The Dreamcatcher Plaza in Oneida, New York; the Oneida Nation Health Services building and the Bassett Oneida Health Center? How was the Oneida Nation Healthcare Services project unique and how does it align with e4h’s 4wrd initiative? How was this project different from others that Bill has worked on at e4h? What was it like working with the Oneida Nation? What did Bill and his team learn from spending time with representatives at Oneida Nation prior to beginning the project? The story of Bill’s journey into healthcare. Bill’s thoughts on the importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in healthcare architecture and design, and where it is headed, moving forward. The world is changing quickly. The Center for Health Design is committed to providing the healthcare design and senior living design industries with the latest research, best practices and innovations. The Center can help you solve today’s biggest healthcare challenges and make a difference in care, safety, medical outcomes, and the bottom line.  Find out more at healthdesign.org.
    Additional support for this podcast comes from our industry partners:
    The American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers The Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design Learn more about how to become a Certified Healthcare Interior Designer®  by visiting the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers at: https://aahid.org/.
    Connect to a community interested in supporting clinician involvement in design and construction of the built environment by visiting The Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design at https://www.nursingihd.com/.

    • 27 min
    53, Part 1; Barbara Dellinger, MA, FIIDA, CHID, CID, EDAC, NCIDQ, Director of Design and Research, Adventist HealthCare

    53, Part 1; Barbara Dellinger, MA, FIIDA, CHID, CID, EDAC, NCIDQ, Director of Design and Research, Adventist HealthCare

    What is the “new reality” in healthcare that has arisen due to the pandemic and how has it affected the healthcare design and architecture professions? Cheryl’s special guest on part 1 of today’s episode is Barbara Dellinger, Director of Design and Research at Adventist HealthCare.
    Barbara sheds light on the complex topic of current furniture and fabric specification around COVID. What is the CFFA 201 Healthcare Testing for Durable Coated Fabrics (DCF) and where does a healthcare designer begin to find best practices and current, reputable information on the subject? Barbara generously answers these questions and so much more on the changing face of healthcare design on today’s episode of the Healthcare Interior Design 2.0 podcast!
    Learn more about Barbara Dellinger by visiting: https://www.linkedin.com/in/barbara-dellinger-9697b613/
    Learn more about Adventist Healthcare by visiting: https://www.adventisthealthcare.com/.
    Read the presentation from the 2021 HCD (Healthcare Design Conference) - The More You Know: Reduce Failures by Understanding Performance Requirements for Healthcare Durable Coated Fabrics and Surface Materials:
    https://aahid.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/durable-coated-fabrics-ppt-2021-hcd.pdf
    In Part 1 of Cheryl’s conversation with Barbara Dellinger, they discuss:
    How has Barbara seen the patient experience change over the years? The importance of evidence-based design (EBD) as seen through the eyes of an interior designer. What makes a healing environment and what are some of Barbara’s favorite healing spaces? What is the “new reality” and how does it relate to furniture and fabric specification around COVID? What is the CFFA 201 healthcare testing for durable coated fabrics (DCF) and what does this mean for healthcare? What is the Durable Coated Fabrics Task Group and what is Barbara’s involvement with this group? Barbara discusses her work with the AAHID or The American Association of Healthcare Interior Designers. What is EDAC and Barbara’s relationship with The Center for Health Design who offer the EDAC Certification? On Part 2 of today’s episode, “What Would Barbara Do?” Lauren Banas, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Krug, a multi award winning furniture manufacturer of innovative commercial and healthcare solutions, is in the host seat!  Lauren continues Cheryl's conversation with Barbara Dellinger by asking her several specific questions about current furniture and fabric specification requirements.
    The “What Would Barbara Do” segment of the podcast is a light hearted discussion about a very complex topic. Barbara answers questions that have been on the minds of healthcare design professionals continuously since the pandemic began in the US in 2020. Part 2 of today’s episode “What Would Barbara Do?” is available now.
    The world is changing quickly. The Center for Health Design is committed to providing the healthcare design and senior living design industries with the latest research, best practices and innovations. The Center can help you solve today’s biggest healthcare challenges and make a difference in care, safety, medical outcomes, and the bottom line.  Find out more at healthdesign.org.
    Additional support for this podcast comes from our industry partners:
    The American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers The Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design Learn more about how to become a Certified Healthcare Interior Designer®  by visiting the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers at: https://aahid.org/.
    Connect to a community interested in supporting clinician involvement in design and construction of the built environment by visiting The Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design at https://www.nursingihd.com/

    • 26 min
    53, Part 2; What Would Barbara Do? Lauren Banas, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Krug interviews Barbara Dellinger, MA, FIIDA, CHID, CID, EDAC, NCIDQ, Director of Design and Research, Adventist HealthCare

    53, Part 2; What Would Barbara Do? Lauren Banas, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Krug interviews Barbara Dellinger, MA, FIIDA, CHID, CID, EDAC, NCIDQ, Director of Design and Research, Adventist HealthCare

    On Part 2 of today’s episode, “What Would Barbara Do?” Lauren Banas, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Krug, a multi award winning furniture manufacturer of innovative commercial and healthcare solutions, is in the host seat!  Lauren continues Cheryl’s conversation with Barbara Dellinger in part 1 of today’s episode by asking her several specific questions about current furniture and fabric specification requirements.
    “What Would Barbara Do?” is a light hearted discussion about a very complex topic and answers questions that have been on the minds of healthcare design professionals continuously since the pandemic began in the United States in 2020. 
    Learn more about the Chemical Fabrics and Film Association by visiting:  https://www.chemicalfabricsandfilm.com/.
    Learn more about Evidence Based Design and The Knowledge Repository by visiting The Center for Health Design at https://www.healthdesign.org/.
    Read the presentation from the 2021 HCD (Healthcare Design Conference) - The More You Know: Reduce Failures by Understanding Performance Requirements for Healthcare Durable Coated Fabrics and Surface Materials:
    https://aahid.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/durable-coated-fabrics-ppt-2021-hcd.pdf
    In Part 2 of Lauren’s conversation with Barbara Dellinger, they discuss:
    Why is Barbara Dellinger Lauren’s favorite “go to person” when faced with a concern about fabrics for healthcare environments? Vinyl in the past has been abandoned by manufacturers. Is it back?  Is durability more important than sustainability? What happens when fabrics puddle and wrinkle? Is there any way for designers to know which fabrics will succeed and which ones will fail? Are woven fabrics ever acceptable? Why is chair construction so important? What are the current trends – solid surface vs. laminate, wood vs. metal? What does Barbara consider to be the minimal rate rating acceptable when specifying lounge seating in healthcare environments? Who are the Chemical Fabrics and Film Association, and why are they such a great resource for designers? Krug Healthcare Solutions is a multi-Nightingale award-winning furniture manufacturer. Krug has been recognized as a leader in the healthcare furnishings marketplace by senior healthcare designers and top healthcare facilities throughout North America. Krug is committed to developing outstanding product solutions that are beautiful, highly functional, sustainable, and deliver outstanding value. Krug takes an evidence-based, person-centered approach to all aspects of product design. Their comprehensive offering includes a variety of options for common areas, patient spaces, and administrative zones. Krug’s environmental commitment is strong. They continuously work to incorporate environmental sustainability in all business practices and manufacturing processes. For more information about Krug Healthcare Solutions, please visit their website at www.krug.ca.
    The world is changing quickly. The Center for Health Design is committed to providing the healthcare design and senior living design industries with the latest research, best practices and innovations. The Center can help you solve today’s biggest healthcare challenges and make a difference in care, safety, medical outcomes, and the bottom line.  Find out more at healthdesign.org.
    Additional support for this podcast comes from our industry partners:
    The American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers The Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design Learn more about how to become a Certified Healthcare Interior Designer®  by visiting the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers at: https://aahid.org/.
    Connect to a community interested in supporting clinician involvement in design and construction of the built environment by visiting The Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design at https://www.nursingihd.com/
    Thank you for listening to today’s episode of Healthcare Interior Design 2.0. If you enjoyed an

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Thank You

Thank you Cheryl for such a helpful and informative podcast. You’ve chosen really wonderful guests to interview.

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Amazing- loved hearing this podcast! Thanks

A PhD in healthcare design - just listen and you’ll see what I mean!

Great interview with Avigail Eisenstadt, human centered design conversation - after listening it’s easy to see why this firm are at the top of their game. KUTGW, cheers Cheryl!

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Thought-Provoking

I stumbled across this podcast and am glad I did. It features some very thought-provoking discussions of interior design in the healthcare industry. Keep up the good work.

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