America's largest managed care organization, Kaiser Permanente has been described in The New York Times as "the face of future health care." Tye Farrow recently served on Kaiser's first design awards jury at their corporate headquarters in Oakland, California.
This awards program recognizes "the contributions of KP professional design consultants for projects that achieved excellence in planning, architectural design, engineering, information and clinical technology, innovative design concepts, and cost savings ideas for Kaiser Permanente facilities across all regions."
Jurors included medical group clients, academic/educational representative, Kaiser Permanente National Facilities Services Governance Board, and renowned architects/designers.
Kaiser Permanente serves more than 9 million people from 38 hospitals and 608 medical office buildings. Their facilities in eight U.S. states and the District of Columbia accommodate 192,000 employees and physicians.