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Chapter Meeting – Overwhelming Evidence – Using Research to Guide Patient Room Design

October 11, 2017 @ 4:15 pm
Radisson Airport North
427 N 44th St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Allison Black

Cleveland Clinic Research Project


Philip LiBassi FAIA, ACHA


DLR Group|Westlake Reed Leskosky


Architect, Healthcare Facility Planner

Cleveland Clinic

Phil LiBassi has 38 years of experience and is a recognized industry leader with a long list of successful, healthcare projects, including the Cleveland Clinic, Banner Health and The Veterans Administration. With expertise in planning, programming and management, Phil insures his client’s ‘vision’ is translated into a successful, healing environment. Through his experience, he marshals the Design Team, particularly in the early stages of the project, to define and validate program and design assumptions, engineering considerations, project goals, and technical coordination and cost and schedule assumptions. This early focus results in design and management parameters that are understood and accepted by key client leaders. Additionally, he has direct experience interacting with the multiple stakeholders and user groups (Senior leaders, physicians and staff).

Travis Tyson has been with Cleveland Clinic for over 9 years and has over 15 years of experience in architectural planning and design. Mr. Tyson works collaboratively with Cleveland Clinic Leadership performing design and planning work throughout all Cleveland Clinic facilities. He has been recognized at Cleveland Clinic for developing Design Standards that have brought consistency across the health system enterprise. His current role on projects is to lead the programming, planning and design phase of projects. He has been the lead planner on several new building projects including Cleveland Clinic Avon FHC/ASC, Stephanie Tubbs Jones FHC, Brunswick FHC ED Addition and most currently the new Cleveland Clinic Avon Inpatient Bed Tower.

Learning objectives

•        Understand how objective research could be a valuable part of the healthcare design process

•        Learn about how the three-phase research approach informed innovative patient and caregiver oriented solutions

•        Explore the refinement of the patient room through the construction of multiple mockups

•        Hear how prefabrication of patient room components improved the overall project delivery


Chapter meeting sponsored by McGough

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