Spring Cleaning Inspiration from The Center For Health Design


Time for Spring Cleaning

CHD.SpringCleaningSpring – the perfect time to organize, re-energize and innovate!  Kick off your spring by signing up to become EDAC certified and receive fresh ideas and tools to help you advance your knowledge and expertise about the importance of designing a clean environment and its impact on patient care and perceptions.

Spring EDAC Special
Register for the EDAC exam by April 30, 2016 and receive two useful tools: 

CHD.CleanMatters(1) An Issue Brief from our Perception of Cleanliness Toolbox

Research shows that in the environment, cleanliness plays an important role in the perception of patient care and improving HCAHPS scores. The Center for Health Design’s latest issue brief examines how to define and measure environmental cleanliness and discusses how the built environment helps achieve “clean” goals.

(2) A Practitioner’s Guide to Evidence-Based Design

CHD.PractitionersGuideWritten by leaders in the field, this book bridges the gap between theory and practice in the design of healthcare facilities. It provides a practical reference guide for all who need to know how to improve the outcomes of patients by designing our healthcare facilities better through the implementation of evidence-based design.

By becoming EDAC certified, you will become a part of a global community of forward thinkers who envision a world where all healthcare environments are created using an evidence-based design process. The EDAC credential illustrates to clients, employers, and colleagues that you know how to use credible research to implement an evidence-based design process to make life-changing improvements to environments around the world.

For more information about the EDAC exam, the advantages of being EDAC certified, and to register for the exam, click here.

Educational Partner: Steelcase Health

The Center for Health Design is a nonprofit 501c(3) organization whose mission is to transform healthcare environments for a healthier, safer world through design research, education and advocacy.

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Concord, CA 94520