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Lance Kubiak and Neelanjan Sen to present "Portable Technologies: Reshaping the Future of Healthcare Design" at HCD 2015. November, 2015

New Portable Technologies: Reshaping the Future of Healthcare Design:  Session E49

Lance Kubiak, MArch, AIA Associate, Planner/Designer, Ratcliff
Neelanjana Sen, MArch, Associate AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Project Architect, Ratcliff

Emerging portable technologies have the potential to profoundly impact the planning, design, and operation of healthcare facilities. This presentation will focus on how the integration of portable technology into healthcare design supports this ever-changing patient interface. Ideas will be shared to give professionals an understanding of current technological trends and help designers and end users works toward improving operations and patient satisfaction.

  • Track innovations in portable technology and see the benefits of its application.
  • Recognize the positive influence technology has on provider workflow and patient satisfaction.
  • Review design solutions that embrace this technological impact.
  • Understand historic and present relationships of technology and built form to forecast the design of future healthcare spaces