Sara Marberry, EDAC

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I’m a knowledge expert and thought catalyst in healthcare design with extensive marketing, speaking, writing, and social media skills.

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A frequent speaker, blogger and tweeter, I’m the author/editor of five books and am a regular contributor to HEALTHCARE DESIGN magazine.

I’m also a strategic marketing and business development consultant.  Contact me if you’d like to find how I can help you navigate the brave new world of social media and content marketing.

As the former Executive Vice President of the nonprofit Center for Health Design, I oversaw the Evidence‑based Design Assessment and Certification (EDAC) credentialing program, supervised strategic marketing for all programs, and participated in new project development.

Prior to working for The Center, I was president of Sara Marberry Communications, providing marketing and communications services to a diverse group of clients in the healthcare design industry.

From Sara's Blog

Patient Experience Goes Beyond Four Walls

I’m happy to report that the patient experience movement is alive and well.  In fact, it’s been alive and well since the early days of Planetree, but it’s gained focus and momentum in the past five years under the direction of Jason Wolf at the Beryl Institute. More than 700 patient experience managers from hospitals […]

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5 Evidence-Based Design Questions You Should Ask or Be Prepared to Answer

I had a conversation the other day with a vice president of facilities for a large U.S. healthcare system and somehow we got to talking about evidence-based design. “It originally was a marketing ploy,” he said. “I kept asking, ‘Where’s the data?’” In the early days of evidence-based design, there were some healthcare architects and […]

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