Jul 30, 2021
On part 2 of today’s episode, Cheryl interviews Angela Mazzi, FAIA, FACHA, EDAC and Principal at GBBN. Cheryl asks Angela the question, “What is Salutogenesis and how does it apply to healthcare?” Angela answers, “This is a term coined by medical sociologist Aaron Antonovsky. It has latin roots--saluto meaning health and genesis meaning generating. We’re all familiar with pathogenetic or disease causing, and this sort of the opposite. What Aaron Antonovsky had noticed was that the resources people had to cope in an environment affected their outcomes. Essentially the amount of stressors in their environment and the way that they could deal with things could make a difference whether they had better healing or less beneficial healing.” Learn more about how Angela and her team at GBBN apply salutogenesis and the positive outcomes that result. This and so much more on the changing face of healthcare design on today’s episode of the podcast with Angela Mazzi.
Learn more about Angela Mazzi and GBBN by visiting https://www.gbbn.com/.
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