Design Solutions to Improve Healthcare Access and Outcomes - Adelante Healthcare Mesa

Nov 21, 2017

What:The Adelante Healthcare Mesa site is a standalone, newly constructed building located on the campus of a local career and technical school, close to the light rail station at Mesa, Arizona. Opened in 2012, it was one of the first facilities specifically designed to support patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model and population health by following the principles of evidence-based design (EBD). The one-story facility accommodates multiple clinical and community services in one location including internal medicine, family practice, pediatrics, ob-gyn, dental, pharmacy, laboratory, cafeteria, community meeting and education spaces, and women, infant and children (WIC) services. It was certified as LEED Platinum in interior design and LEED Gold in core and shell design.

Why: The Adelante Healthcare Mesa facility, built in 2012 in Mesa, Arizona, is part of a healthcare complexed designed to provide quality care to one of the nation's most underserved populations.

How: Quality research, employing routine data collection and performance evaluation allows the Adelente staff to continually evolve setting and programs through which they deliver health care in this and its sister facilities.

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