This course is for those who have a limited to moderate knowledge of medical equipment planning for healthcare facilities. It begins with an overview on the origins and history of medical equipment planning as a discipline followed by a subjective overview of the changing roles, responsibilities and expectations of the modern medical equipment planner. An overview of what to expect from today’s medical equipment planner follows. In addition, an overview of the challenges and trends currently facing the healthcare design industry is presented. The presentation concludes with a summary of innovative and future trends in the field of medical equipment planning. Attendees will leave with an understanding of current best practices and future trends as it relates to the field of medical equipment planning.
May 14, 2019: USP 797, USP 795 and USP 800 have been going through revisions and will be mandated to be in place by December 1, 2019. The final versions will be in hand by April 1, 2019. The purpose of this session is to review these changes and provide a background to address the client’s needs. The presentation included an overview of USP Standards and why they are applicable to hospital pharmacy design in general, and in particular to sterile compounding, which occurs in every hospital in the country.
April 9, 2019: The AIA Academy of Architecture for Health and The Center for Health Design have created a substantial knowledge repository of research studies covering a range of topics that grows on a daily basis. This session covered the scope of the Knowledge Repository, and how to use it through a live demo.
March 12, 2019: This presentation explored the role that technology plays in the patient experience, staff experience, and healthcare operations. It also highlighted the interrelationship between the technology master plan and the facility master plan.
February 12, 2019: This webinar explored how architects can commit to going beyond minimally acceptable legal standards and use only truly safe materials on every project. Get an overview of tools to help you meet this higher standard, ensuring all the materials specified and selected on your projects are in fact healthier.