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

Since When is Healthcare Interior Design “Innocuous”?

I’m going to get up on my soapbox again, because another mainstream media journalist did not do her homework in writing a story about design. Chicago-based journalist Hilary Gowins’ Huffington Post piece last month basically slammed the interior design profession for requiring licensure in 26 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Calling the nature of interior design “innocuous” […]

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Healthcare Design Takeaways from Planetree Keynotes

I heard a lot of really interesting things at the Planetree International Conference on Patient-Centered Care this week. Most of weren’t about healthcare design.  And yet they were all about healthcare design. There were the usual powerful stories from people telling about their experiences as patients or caring for a loved one with an illness. We were […]

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