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Healthcare comes in many forms.
We know because we've designed for all of them.

Practice Areas

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“The biggest reward I find is when a design exceeds client’s expectations. It needs to go beyond what they could imagine and fulfill their business goals, budget, and institutional aspirations simultaneously.”

Kent Doss, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Practice Leader, Design

Healthcare buildings are inherently complex. Designing these spaces requires developing and implementing concepts that will represent transformative built solutions all the while appreciating the healing that will take place and the lives subtly affected by the building’s shape, performance, and functional adjacencies.

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“Our people are Array’s heart and soul. They have dedicated themselves to the pursuit of exceptional planning and design for our healthcare clients, and to work beside them everyday is a pleasure.”

Tim Nichols, CDT
Practice Leader, Architecture

Designing for healthcare is a complex and rewarding venture. To completely dedicate the firm’s resources to this endeavor provides Array the opportunity to truly specialize – something designers are drawn to with a singular focus.

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“The creation of inspirational, uplifting spaces is in our ethos. It is why we do what we do. Planning for high-performing spaces to support best practice clinical care with safe, efficient and functional environments designed to treat and heal patients across the continuum of care sites is our priority.”

Lisa Lipschutz, RA, ACHA, EDAC, Lean Green Belt
Practice Leader, Planning

Healthcare has shifted from a volume-driven to a value-driven practice. We need to do the same. Smart front-end thinking goes a long way. Array goes to great lengths to substantiate our solutions with hard data. Our pragmatic process, intensified by our unique planning toolkit, enables more-informed decisions to maximize flexibility, efficiency, and return on investment. Once a strategic, programmatic directive is formulated, it serves as a springboard and checkpoint for designing the most appropriate solution.

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Interior Design

Environments have the power to set our expectations, lift our spirits, and inspire hope. This is what motivates me to create spaces that mitigate the challenges faced by all who enter a healthcare facility.”

Patricia D. Malick, CHID, EDAC, IIDA, Lean Green Belt
Practice Leader, Interior Design

There has been a sea change in the way we shape healthcare environments. Beyond creating beautiful spaces influenced by hospitality, we have a responsibility to bring the latest evidence, benchmark data, lean thinking, and examples of successful projects into the design process. By doing so, we help our clients realize their full potential to drive a change in culture, improve patient outcomes, increase patient satisfaction, and foster an environment of collaboration.

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Transformation Advisory Services

“The greatest outcomes for those who need the spaces we create will come from supporting those who care for them through a deeper understanding of their work. It is my mission to empower everyone I work with to find the best solution.”

Jonathan M. Bykowski, AIA, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Practice Leader, Transformation Advisory Services

Our core mission is the same as that of our clients, improve the quality of our work, increase our efficiency, and motivate our staff to reach for success. At Array, we are establishing a culture of continuous improvement at all levels of our organization. We seek to empower team members to be agents for good change. We have re-designed our design process using Lean as a foundation for a unique Process-Led approach that better meets the needs of today’s healthcare organization. We believe the transformative improvement that leading health systems, who have embraced Lean and other improvement approaches, have achieved is equally applicable to healthcare design.

Visit Array Advisors’ site for more on our Strategy and Transformation services.

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Strategy Advisory Services

“The various client and constituent groups of a health system derive value from its real estate portfolio in many different ways. Working together, we can define the expectations of the different groups; balance needs and capacity, and ensure that each and every asset is providing maximum benefit. This understanding is crucial to the creation and maintenance of successful healthcare environments.”

Fady Barmada, AIA, LEED AP, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Practice Leader, Strategy Advisory Services

The need for healthcare real estate portfolio optimization has never been greater. With the acceleration in mergers and acquisitions and the evolution of clinical models, healthcare organizations must continuously evaluate their physical assets and maximize the value they derive from them. As Practice Leader for Asset Advising, I bring clarity to the assessment process. Together we will highlight opportunities, adjust for deficiencies, uncover overlaps and redundancies, and proactively plan for change and growth. Whether you are just beginning to evaluate your portfolio, or you are looking for options and opinions on further expansions, we can journey with you to discover and implement the optimal asset mix.

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Project Operations

“As practice leader for project engagement at Array, I strive to bring a client-facing perspective to all of our projects, to ensure that we exceed our client’s expectations.”

James Britt, RA
Practice Leader, Engagement Management

As Array continues to disrupt the healthcare design and consulting marketplace with innovative and lean design thinking, firm leadership proactively plans for continued success as its studios and personnel grow. Our commitment to project management at Array continuing as a center of excellence is important firm-wide and offers our clients the confidence of consistently high-value brought to their built initiatives.