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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Crossing the Quality Chasm: Designing in Safety and Quality

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  • Current $250 billion building boom in US in new hospital construction
  • Design has a direct impact on patients, families & providers
  • Emerging evidence base from past two decades affirms that safety & quality can be designed into construction of new facilities.

Ulrich et al. 2004

"First we shape our buildings, and then our buildings shape us." -Winston Churchill

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