March 13, 2018: Participation in Medicare and Medicaid programs are crucial for a hospital’s financial well-being. This session walks through several different healthcare occupancies, the differences within the Conditions of Participations (COPs) and some of the adopted codes and what portions of the regulations are retroactive. The presenter also led a discussion on the next steps for future Life Safety Code adoption and participation opportunities for attendees.
February 13, 2018: This presentation attempts to identify the key trends that influence hospital planning today and to follow their origins back over the past century of hospital evolution. It is informative to find the origins and history of many of today’s key planning concepts.
November 7, 2017: This session presents the concept of generative design using healthcare projects as case studies. Learn how the forefront of digital technology can shape the way programmers, planners, and designers approach healthcare design through cutting-edge research undertaken by Autodesk, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Perkins+Will.
October 10, 2017: This presentation is a primer on fundamentals of Lean and Six-Sigma processes and their application to healthcare architecture planning and design. Starting with Lean process objectives, the session touches on the evolution of the Toyota Production System into current applications for healthcare, noting core tenets, key components and Lean tools now in use.
September 19, 2017: As part of the Scripps Prebys Cardiovascular Institute in La Jolla, a brand new emergency department was planned on the first floor of this new patient tower. Understand how a collaborative design process from the visioning session through construction allowed for flexibility in design and consideration for future growth.