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Top Google Cloud Healthcare adviser to address Vanderbilt construction symposium

Aug. 6, 2019—Dr. Toby Cosgrove, longtime president and CEO of Cleveland Clinic and now executive adviser to Google Cloud Healthcare, is the keynote speaker at Vanderbilt School of Engineering’s annual Healthcare Design & Construction Symposium. He will address the sold-out crowd Thursday, Aug. 8. This year’s theme is the “Intersection of Built Environment and Healthcare Delivery” and...

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Uncertain times should not stop healthcare facility innovation, efficiency, accountability, experts say

Aug. 14, 2017—Though the event title highlighted the “Epidemic of Uncertainty” surrounding the U.S. health care system, attendees left the 11th Healthcare Design and Construction Symposium with concrete ideas for moving forward. Among them: Ways the built care delivery environment can lower costs but better serve patients and clinicians; how huge data aggregation efforts can deliver insights...

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National experts diagnose ‘epidemic of uncertainty’ on healthcare construction, tech investment, patient experience

Aug. 4, 2017—In today’s political climate, uncertainty impairs the ability of health care facilities to plan for the future, expand to meet demand, and take full advantage of technological leaps. How to balance that uncertainty with patient needs, aging infrastructure, and growing security threats is the focus of the School of Engineering’s 11th Annual Healthcare Design &...

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Healthcare construction symposium features lessons from Joplin hospital destruction

Aug. 10, 2016—Grainy security camera footage of an empty waiting room captures the chilling devastation of the May 22, 2011, EF-5 tornado that struck St. John’s Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo. It is eerily still for nearly a minute, the only movement an unseen current rustling a magazine’s pages. At 57 seconds, the tornado hits at full...

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