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Introduction
Members of the Blue Cottage team recently participated in the Technology Pavilion Exhibit at the Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo (HFS&E) in Chicago, Illinois. Team members Christine Stead and Chris Vishey had the opportunity to highlight the importance of population health as a vital lens by which to conduct planning for healthcare facilities.
The Technology Pavilion Exhibit at HFS&E explored the following population health areas:

An Introduction to Population Health
Honolulu County Population Health Study
Socio-economic Factors and Demographics Overview (Parts 1 – 3)
Access to Care
Chronic Disease Prevalence Trends
Demand Forecasting
Positioning for Outcomes-Based Reimbursement Models
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Today, I attended the 2012 International Facilities Design & Capacity Conference in Chicago, Illinois. The Children’s Hospital Association event brought together Blue Cottage partners and clients to present an educational session – “Don’t Take a Broken Process Into a New Building.”
Dorothy Foglia, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Director, Acute Care Services at Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, and Deborah Wesley, RN, MSN, Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, Children’s of Alabama, covered the following objectives:

Understand lean tools that could be applied at a hospital
Learn the value of engaging front-line staff in operational planning
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