ARCHITECTS and ENGINEERS

Q&A: How Health Care Engineers and Designers Can Communicate Better

02.16.17
Krista Biason, PE
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Research shows the most important predictor of a team’s success is their communication patterns. But sometimes stereotypes get in the way and communication breaks down – thwarting opportunities for breakthroughs.

If you manage, design, or build health care facilities, you may have some preconceived notions of your engineering or design counterpart. Krista McDonald Biason, PE, associate vice president and senior electrical engineer of HGA Architects and Engineers, shares tips for overcoming the perceived “linguistic divide” among health care engineers and designers to achieve better solutions.

Read more in this Q&A with the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE).

 

Topics: Healthcare, Engineering

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