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Aug 22, 2019
Speaker: Tatiana Guimaraes Learn how to identify the urgent need to challenge existing design practices and how designers accommodate this continuous change through flexibility and vision. This presentation highlights four different case studies that defy the current surgery design model.  
Aug 22, 2019
Speakers: Erica Larson and John Ryan Learn about the significant need for mental health services and facilities, the hurdles of navigating a specific legislative process, and the shifts in design for today’s non-institutionalized psychiatric settings.  
Aug 22, 2019
Speakers: Rebecca Lewis, Scott Miller, Jennifer Aliber, and Peter L. Bardwell This forum reviews recurring code issues, explores case studies, and discusses improvements to the codes that regulate the programming and planning of hospitals and health care facilities.  
Aug 22, 2019
The purpose of the AIA/AAH PDC Planning + Design Student Challenge is to produce a compelling design-to-budget proposal with teammates drawn from a hat. This roundtable discussion with student faculty advisors covers team development and collaboration, and the issues and lessons addressed are not unlike those encountered by teams in real life.  
Aug 22, 2019
Speakers: Catherine Gow, James Snyder and Lynn Lang Identify how populations are best served via community-based health care access to specialty care, and the care of medical conditions is improved by the quality within the community.    
Jul 1, 2019
An effective preventive maintenance work flow should begin from the beginning of a construction project. ASHE’s “Construction to Maintenance Work Flow Tool” provides a diagram to help ensure that preventive maintenance operations are ingrained into the building of new facilities.
May 2, 2019
This collection of articles will help health care facilities professionals understand and prepare for new trends that experts anticipate emerging in the near future of our field.
Dec 15, 2015
Checklist Provides Evidence-Based Criteria to Help Health Care Facilities Select Furniture
Dec 31, 1969
Speakers: Kenneth Kaiser and Shrimant Jaruhar With the goal of achieving BIM-enabled facility management (FM), Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) established the infrastructure, tools, and procedures for successful handover of a robust building information model (BIM) at project closeout. NMHC's process calls for the development of standard nomenclature and set parameters before projects begin, which enables information sharing across legacy systems and databases. Learning Outcomes:
Dec 31, 1969
An article was published in the March 2011 issue of Health Facilities Management magazine, which explored 10 forces changing health care design. In this session, the authors of that article present a current perspective on those driving forces. The opening statement of the article provocatively observed that "health care industry professionals who believe the political outcome of the reform debate, alone, will have a dramatic influence on the future of design and construction of health care facilities are sadly mistaken." The presenters discuss the evolution of the factors identified in the article and how they, and other challenges and opportunities, will continue to influence health care design.
Dec 31, 1969
Speakers: Terry Miller and Lynne Ingle While there are currently about 100 hospitals in the United States with hybrid capability, that number is expected to increase by 15 percent each year for the next decade. This session examines the development of the hybrid OR concept, supporting technology advancements, and the challenges to planning, design, and construction.
Dec 31, 1969
Speakers: Tim Adams, Sue Andersen, Kathy Tolomeo, David M. Sine and Kathryn Petrovic The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as well as the Joint Commission and other accrediting organizations are placing an increased emphasis on assessing risks and providing a physical environment consistent with the identified risks. This session focuses on the process of risk assessment and mitigation of behavioral health patient safety physical risks.  
Dec 31, 1969
Speaker: ASHE This New Hospital walks you through all the phases of a construction project from the planning to the occupancy phase. This program details the impact that renovation and construction has on a hospital including patients, visitors and staff. This New Hospital provides the viewer with an insider’s tour of what it truly takes to keep a hospital operational as the healing environment is renovated.  
Dec 31, 1969
Recorded October 28, 2015 This webinar introduces viewers to the idea that the built environment and influence organizational culture and that the confluence of the two factors can have a significant impact on patient satisfaction.