The Blue Cottage Blog

As part of the recent Griffith Leadership Center Symposium hosted by University of Michigan School of Public Health, Juliet Rogers gave a talk focused on design thinking for healthcare change agents. 

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The recent bomb explosions that took place in Seaside Park, New Jersey, and the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York, immediately provided many people with reason for pause and feelings of great concern. The next day, Rebekah Gregory was scheduled to fly to Orlando to speak at the Healthcare Facilities Symposium Conference early that Monday morning. Although these bombings conjured up difficult memories for her, she pulled herself together and boarded a plane to Orlando.
The conference started as most do with check-in, review of event guides, schedules, catching up with colleagues at the networking breakfast, and heading to hear the keynote – Read More –

Just outside of downtown Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Western Health is breaking new ground by taking a Lean-led approach to pre-design and conceptual design planning for the New Western Memorial Regional Hospital (NWMRH). Using the “Big Room” framework as the basis for the planning effort, Western Health embarked on a state-of-the-art approach to hospital facility planning that maximizes evidence based-design, opportunities for team interaction and collaboration, user buy-in and engagement and ownership, thought generation and innovation. With an eye on developing a healthcare system that functions as a whole, Western Health is striving to develop efficient, effective, and value driven solutions that aim – Read More –