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The New Hub and Spoke Model: Redirecting the Flow of Patient Care

 

For the past two decades, many healthcare providers have been developing networks of primary, secondary and tertiary care settings to provide care to their patient population. Depending upon the size and scope of the provider, these networks...

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Jan 10, 2017

The Power of Color Codes: Translating Process to Automation

 

How do you translate process design knowledge to other disciplines in a timely fashion? Our process engineering team must demonstrate to the client exactly how their new systems will work.

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Nov 07, 2016

7 Costly Pitfalls of Inventory Management

 

How do you balance unknown demand and varying supply lead times while meeting expected service levels? 

 

Since each facility is different, this can be a complex question to answer. However, the first step to meet this challenge is to...

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Aug 04, 2016

P3: The New Way to Fund Higher Education Facilities

 

As a post-secondary professional, your overall goal is to develop a campus experience that attracts and retains students. Unfortunately, government cutbacks and pushback from students on high tuition can get in the way of that goal.

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Jun 29, 2016

5 Questions with Project Delivery Method Expert Mike Schmieder

 

With over 35 years of experience as a practicing architect, Mike Schmieder has successfully completed hundreds of projects utilizing all the methods of project delivery: Design-Bid, CM at Risk, Design-Build, and Integrated Design-Build Enjoy...

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Apr 14, 2016

5 Questions with Water Design-Build Expert Bryan Bedell

 

Bryan Bedell, Division Leader of Haskell's Water Division, takes a moment to answer five questions about key issues for utility owners and how the right approach can relieve their challenges. Enjoy this conversation with Bryan.

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Mar 22, 2016

Are you calculating OEE accurately?

 

There are several high stake considerations consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers must take into account when building and maintaining operations. Productivity of an operation can be measured using Overall Equipment Effectiveness or OEE....

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Mar 22, 2016

Best of Haskell 2015

 

2015 is over. It seems like a moment ago, we were on summer vacations and deciding which Halloween costume to wear. Throughout the year, we posted engaging blogs, new projects, breaking news, informative videos and thought-provoking papers.You...

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Mar 22, 2016

Design-Build Proves High Design and City Reality Can Coexist

 

When some people think about the design-build project delivery method, they think of using it for a building. Perhaps, they think of applying the method to a new hospital or greenfield distribution center. However, design-build is not just...

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Mar 22, 2016

The Hidden Net Zero Energy Savings in Parking Garages

 

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Mar 22, 2016

New Ship Sizes Expose the Lack of Investment in Port Infrastructure

 

With signs of economic recovery in the U.S. and Europe, global trade and shipping are anticipated to rise in next few years. With this, many in the port and harbor industry have planned to invest a great deal in and around ports. Although this...

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Mar 22, 2016

AIA Photography Contest Challenges Architects to Look Up

 

Pictured from left to right: Jonathan Essa and Chris Allen

How does an architect find their inspiration? What do they do before they create a design?

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) believes that before design even begins, architects...

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Mar 22, 2016

Think Tank Summer Series: Revamp Your Water Reduction Plan

 

Do you remember those seemingly unsolvable word problems in grade school math? If not, here’s one to jog your memory.

If 71% of the globe is covered in water, 1% is accessible for human consumption and the global population is 7 billion in...

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Mar 22, 2016

Why Innovative Manufacturers Conduct Utility Audits

 

“May I have an audit?”When was the last time you asked that question? For most, the question is usually phrased, “Why do I have to be audited?” Luckily, in this case, we aren't talking about a tax audit. We are referring to an audit that you...

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Mar 22, 2016

5 Questions with Design Expert Chris Flagg

 

Chris Flagg, Director of Design in Haskell's Municipal and Education Division, takes a moment to answer five questions about key issues for municipal and post-secondary professionals and how the right approach can relieve their challenges. Read...

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Mar 22, 2016

Recent Food Recalls Shed Light on the Importance of Facility Design

 

If you’re a food manufacturer, the spotlight is directly on you right now. With the recent Blue Bell Ice Cream recall, you should start preparing yourself for more consumer and government inquiries about your processes. How will your facility...

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Mar 22, 2016

The Ambiguous Gap Between Identifying and Mitigating Risk

 

When you need an oil change, you know you need an oil change.  

Your car flashes a light at you on the dashboard. You see that expired sticker glaring at you every time you step foot inside your car. So what do you do? You may change it...

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Mar 22, 2016

PDC Summit 2015 Speaker Recap with Mark and Michelle

 

Every year, Haskell attends the ASHE PDC Summit, but this year the team attended the annual conference with FreemanWhite for the first time since their huge announcement last year. Not only did the newly expanded team network and learn,...

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Mar 22, 2016

With Risk Comes Reward, Right?

 

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Mar 22, 2016

Optimization Tools: The New Standard of Facility Effectiveness

 

What if shifts in consumer demand drive your organization to manufacture a new trending product? What if you need to build a new facility, but are unfamiliar with where to locate?Would you put your facility's effectiveness in jeopardy by making...

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Mar 22, 2016

FreemanWhite Delivers Value to Executives at PDC Summit 2015

 

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