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July 18, 2018

New Orthopedic Unit Reveal

WHEN DESIGN SUPPORTS RECOVERY DCC DESIGN TEAM | JULY 2018 The team at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, recently celebrated the relocation and renovation of its Orthopedic Unit with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. The project involved a retro-fit of an existing patient floor, once composed of rooms filled with idle casework which generated a small footprint, now offering patients spacious rooms in a hospitality-centered environment. As with all healthcare projects, it is important to approach the design from the perspective of the consumer. Individuals undergoing orthopedic surgery and PT recovery often have trouble with mobility and pain post-operation, calling for...

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