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In our newest episode of “Be Advised,” host Joyal Pavey talks with Lorissa MacAllister, president and founder of Enviah, a health care design firm. She shares how removing barriers can improve staff success and patient satisfaction. Mary Free Bed CEO Kent Riddle joins the podcast to discuss how Enviah assisted Mary Free Bed to address growth.
Lorissa MacAllister, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, is a thought leader in the healthcare and transformative design fields, and she focuses on the way people interact with – and are affected by—the physical environment. With a background in architecture and medical social work, MacAllister has blended her experience to pioneer a unique, evidence-based approach in the health care industry and beyond.
Kent Riddle is the president and CEO of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. Riddle, originally an engineer, realigned his career path after his wife suffered a traumatic brain injury and recovered at Mary Free Bed. He’s been the CEO since 2011 and led the organization through a $66 million dollar expansion and renovation project while helping it grow into one of the nation’s largest rehabilitation systems.