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St. John’s Mercy Heart Hospital Recognized as National Model for Healthcare Design

St. John’s Mercy Heart Hospital

A case study covering the innovative planning and design behind the Heart Hospital at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center has been included by Joint Commission Resources in their guide, Planning, Design, and Construction of Health Care Facilities, Second Edition.  The publication provides organizations with guidelines for achieving Joint Commission and other internationally recognized standards for healthcare facilities.  The case studies included are designed to show real-world examples of strategies hospitals can use to achieve these standards.

Another Christner project was featured in the highly successful first edition.  The innovative Parkland Health Center was included as a model for serving the healthcare needs of small communities.