Programming and planning provide the foundation for the development of every hospital and healthcare facility. They are often the initial point of conversation with clients for a business plan. Crafting a code compliant program with the knowledge of the concomitant implications that address health care delivery requirements is a prerequisite for success. This forum will review recurring code issues, explore case studies, and discuss improvements to the codes that regulate the programming and planning of hospitals and healthcare facilities.
Explore the code and design implementation strategies for different regions of the country.
Confirm code/licensing requirements.
Examine relevant case studies to determine common code characteristics for programming and planning hospitals and healthcare facilities.
Illustrate the tools needed to create code compliant hospitals and healthcare facilities that meet the business strategy/model for the client.