Shore Ortho featured in ARCHITECT Magazine Article


Future Islands

Two worlds and two community health needs.

AIA FEATURE – July 2014

Michael Graves, FAIA, has a distinct interest in upgrading the spaces, equipment, and patient experience in the average healthcare project. “I was paralyzed 10 years ago, and as I went from hospital to hospital—eight of them, actually, and four rehab centers—I realized that it wasn’t exactly Third World but it wasn’t much better,” he told the audience at the ribbon-cutting earlier this year for his firm’s Shore Orthopaedic Group building, in Somers Point, N.J. Graves is well-regarded as an advocate for smart healthcare spaces and more ergonomic and intuitive products, having been named by Healthcare Design magazine as one of the field’s most influential figures in 2010. The following year, he was featured as a TEDMED speaker and, in 2013, President Barack Obama appointed Graves to the U.S. Access Board.

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