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University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

Distinctive Art Source recently had the pleasure of working with the University of Maryland St. Jospeh Medical Center to bring President & CEO, Dr. Thomas B Smyth’s, ideas to life! Smyth wanted to recognize, celebrate, and thank SJMC’s extraordinary team in a big way for the excellent care they provide every day. Matching the staff’s BIG [...]
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Winship at Emory Midtown wins Best Project

Judging has wrapped up, and ENR Southeast is excited to announce its 2023 Regional Best Projects winners. From 83 submissions, three panels of expert judges found 31 winners in 16 categories, all projects that shone in quality of work and overcoming challenges [...]
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VHC Health’s Outpatient Pavilion Opens to Public

Congratulations to VHC Health on their first patient week at the Outpatient Pavilion! The contemporary building design brings together outpatient surgery, imaging, pharmacy, lab, endoscopy, and physical therapy in a modern interior filled with light, sunshine, and warm natural finishes.   Glass curtain walls provide expansive exterior views on all floors along with inviting views into [...]
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Comforts of Home, PHS Hospice House Opens

The May 2023 Issue of Healthcare Design Magazine Features Presbyterian Hospice House on pages 11 – 12   Presbyterian Healthcare began imagining how it could better serve its hospice care community, specifically those lacking stable housing or the right home environment for at-home care. The original idea of building or modifying a home in the community [...]
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Winship Emory Midtown

“Innovation and compassion come together in the new Winship Cancer Institute at Emory Midtown, which opened for patients on May 9, 2023. Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University designed the full-service center to support a unique model of patient-centered, multidisciplinary cancer care integrated with innovative research to provide the best patient outcomes and a personalized [...]
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Call for Artists: Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville New Patient Tower – CLOSED

Call for Artists: Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville would like to feature purchased art works created by local artists as well as locale specific artwork in multiple mediums for public areas of their new tower. The Art Committee is dedicated to creating a visually cohesive experience at the new facility that both enhances wellness and [...]
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National Arts Program

“Creativity exists in all of us, but how we express is it unique. When we have an opportunity to showcase our creative side, and that creativity is acknowledged, we feel pride, connection, and affirmation in ourselves and our talents” (  [AL1] Artist [...]
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Positive Sensory Distraction

Imagine, being an autistic child’s parent, and looking forward to your child’s next doctor’s appointment! Waiting in an environment that provides positive sensory distraction, allowing you and your child to interact and de-escalate prior to conversing with the doctor.   We all constantly use our senses to absorb and understand the world around us. People [...]
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Six Ways EDAC Principles Shape Healthcare Art Programs

Scholars have been fascinated by the power of the built environment on healthcare outcomes since the mid-1800s. Florence Nightingale, known as the founder of modern nursing, was the first to document sanitation and stress on wartime mortality rates and applied her findings to British soldiers during the Crimean War, plunging death rates [...]
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Owensboro Health: First Day Fresh for Over Six Years

The Owensboro Health Hospital still looks first-day-fresh as the locally focused Art Program remains a frequent topic of conversation! Spoiler Alert:  We are not the only ones noticing!   In 2011, Distinctive Art Source had the pleasure of beginning our work with Owensboro Health to develop timeless art goals and create an art program for [...]
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DAS Becomes Certified EDAC Advocate Firm

In a time of mass information and increased competition, the healthcare design industry cannot rely solely on individual or company experience to provide the best patient-centric design practices or solutions for healthcare clients. Evidence-based Design Accreditation and Certification, or EDAC, has brought a higher level of accuracy and scientific rigor to the design world in [...]
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DAS Welcomes Shelita Maldonado to the Team!

DAS is thrilled to bring Shelita Maldonado to our team as Office Coordinator. Her commitment to clarifying DAS processes will allow the rest of the team to happily focus on what they do best.
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