The Pandemic-Resilient Hospital: How Design Can Help Facilities Stay Operational and Safe

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This report from a partnership between HKS and Arup, co-authored by ASHE, walks through design strategies that can help facilities stay operational and safe during a pandemic.

This report is intended to help hospital executives, facility directors, and planners with facility investment considerations when designing and renovating spaces to address the current pandemic and increase resilience for the future. It is not meant to be a prescription or to give one answer, but rather to offer priorities and key considerations regardless of the space constraints and offer examples of what this could look like in action.

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