All posts tagged “rural healthcare”

Rural Resolve: Diverse design programming can improve community well-being

About 60 million people — nearly one in five Americans — live in rural areas and depend on their local hospitals for care. Despite the fact that hospitals are crucial for the health and economic well-being of the communities they serve, U.S. rural hospitals have increasingly faced closures since 2010, with many more vulnerable to closure.  Read More …

VA Telehealth Access Points Resume

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced five Accessing Telehealth through Local Area Stations  sites in select Walmart stores have resumed clinical services to veterans in rural areas. Read More …

Tale of an American Community Hospital: Navigating regulatory ambiguity

What is a hospital?

As today’s healthcare model moves further away from the major metropolitan acute care hospital, the definition of what a hospital is has become a greater conversation among healthcare providers, designers and politicians, alike. Read More …

MKM architecture + design Presents at IRHA 2018 Leadership Seminar & Rural Health Clinic Workshop

After presenting at this year’s IRHA Annual Conference in French Lick, Indiana this summer, MKM architecture + design Principal Zach Benedict, AIA, LEED AP, and Senior Associate Andrew Mitchell, AIA, ACHA, were asked to return and present their workshop entitled “Swimming Upstream: Reexamining the Social Determinants Read More …

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