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Publication: Undark Magazine
Title: How the Covid-19 Pandemic May Reshape U.S. Hospital Design
Author: Jeremy Hsu
Date: April 16, 2020
But hospital administrators don’t always see the importance of having clinicians at the table early on, says Diana Anderson, a geriatric medicine fellow at the University of California, San Francisco, and founder of Dochitect, a health care design consultancy informed by both medicine and architecture.
Anderson also thinks it’s important for facilities like Rush to document operating procedures during the Covid-19 pandemic in order to inform hospital design going forward. “What will be important is for those facilities that have been built with pandemic preparedness in mind to study their outcomes during Covid-19,” Anderson says. This way, architects can turn to the research when “making the case for evidence-based design.”
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*Article also featured in Smithsonian Magazine on April 17, 2020*