Posts Tagged ‘health care’

Nation's Largest AIDS Wellness Center On The Verge Of Closing

Nation’s Largest AIDS Wellness Center On The Verge Of Closing

April 23, 2019  |  Development

Siloam Wellness Center has been used as a model for HIV/AIDS wellness centers across the country since it opened 24 years ago. But its future, and its funding, hangs in the balance. Ali Roseberry-Polier has the story > more

Jefferson Banks On Medical Design With

Jefferson Banks On Medical Design With “The Vault”

October 26, 2017  |  Photography

Jefferson University's design lab, The Vault, is as hidden as it gets. Housed in a steel vault within the Old Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, the think tank and maker space seeks to bridge the divide between between traditional healthcare and budding technology. Hidden City editor Michael Bixler takes us inside > more

Designing The Future Of Healthcare With Stephen Klasko

Designing The Future Of Healthcare With Stephen Klasko

October 4, 2017  |  Art & Design

Dr. Stephen Klasko wants to disrupt traditional hospital care and integrate medicine into our everyday life. Through service and information delivery systems similar to Netflix, Apple stores, and virtual reality, the president and CEO of Jefferson Healthcare System believes the future of our well being lies in smart design. Contributor Hilary Jay, founder of DesignPhiladelphia, sits down with Dr. Klasko to discuss breaking the status quo of the medical industry with user-minded health care > more

Making A Molehill Out Of Mt. Sinai

Making A Molehill Out Of Mt. Sinai

February 17, 2016  |  Photography

The demolition of Mt. Sinai Hospital is both a lesson in hasty redevelopment and the continued erasure of South Philly's built Jewish history. Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler walks the halls of the dignified, 86-year-old Art Deco building one last time with this photo essay > more

The Mountain Of South Philly

The Mountain Of South Philly

May 29, 2012  |  Architecture

The Shadow calls the empty Mt. Sinai Hospital in Pennsport "South Philly's Divine Lorraine." He tells us why this monumental building--the city's first Jewish hospital--by architect Louis Magaziner matters > more