ASHE 55th Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition

G361-AAC18-2095 - Are You Ready to Operate? Designing Operating Rooms to Meet Surgical Advancements

Jul 16, 2018 9:45am ‐ Jul 16, 2018 10:45am

Credits: None available.

Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00


This presentation will walk the audience through the design and renovation of the Carilion Clinic operating room platform. The case study will provide a brief history of technological advancements in operating rooms and a vision into future technologies championed by research agencies and private companies. The presentation will show the audience how technology has affected the architectural and engineering requirements for the interventional platform. Details of engineering design issues as well as planning, operation, and maintenance issues will be discussed.

  • Discover some of the new technologies in today’s OR, what the future OR will look like, and how to design a hybrid OR to meet future requirements
  • Use the FGI Guidelines 2014 and ASHRAE 170 (2013) Guidelines as the starting point for a hybrid OR design
  • Identify the requirements of a hybrid OR before starting a hybrid OR project
  • Produce better delivery outcomes in surgery renovation projects with lean practices



Credits: None available.

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