Bridging the Gap: Integrating behavioral health and primary care is more than just bringing providers together

Moving from a traditional to an integrated care delivery model requires a systemic investment aligning operational, cultural, technological, and physical processes to effectively deliver team-based…


Nurturing Relationships Through Design

The psychosocial dimension of care for oncology patients is critical to supporting the emotional and physical aspects of cancer. When Sutter Medical Foundation hosted patient focus groups to…


When can we EBD? Anytime!

We’ve translated the Evidence-Based Design (EBD) process into a designer-friendly tool: The “When can we EBD” diagram prompts designers to consider opportunities for integrating EBD…



December 28, 2018 // Boulder Associates IPD team wins 2018 Construction Project Excellence Award for massive project in downtown San Francisco

After our Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) team recently completed work on the Sutter Health CPMC Mission-Bernal Hospital Campus project in San Francisco, it was announced that BA, The Boldt Company, Herrero Builders and SmithGroup won the 2018 Construction Industry Project Excellence Award from the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT). This award…

December 5, 2018 // Boulder Associates exceeds expectations as Sutter Health CPMC Mission-Bernal Hospital Campus achieves LEED-NCv3 Gold certification

The Sutter CPMC Mission-Bernal Hospital Project achieved LEED-NCv3 Gold certification at the end of November, exceeding client expectations thanks to work of Boulder Associates Principal Kristi Ennis, AIA, LEED BD+C, LEED Homes, NCARB and Associate Kayla Henson, AIA, LEED BD+C. This news came in after most of the project team…

November 2, 2018 // Boulder Associates presenting at four sessions at HCD Healthcare Design Expo & Conference

Several of Boulder Associates team members will be attending and speaking at this year’s HCD Healthcare Design Expo & Conference from Saturday, Nov. 10 through Tuesday, Nov. 12. From our design research department, Meredith Banasiak, EDAC, Assoc. AIA, will be one of three speakers leading attendees at a “Practical Application…