This session builds on the Facility Guidelines Institute workshop conducted during the 2016 PDC Summit and the interactive session conducted during the 2017 PDC Summit. In this session, a “Shark Tank” format will engage the audience in understanding, improving on, and voting for the best ideas from those who gathered in small groups to reimagine childbirth facilities. We will also demonstrate how the FGI uses these tools to improve Guidelines development and to test new ideas for childbirth facilities.
1.) Identify the basic principles of design thinking and process mapping.
2.) Review how FGI is evolving and how it is using design thinking and clinical expertise to improve future Guidelines content.
3.) Gain exposure to new ideas for childbirth facility design.
4.) Shape a further research agenda for the FGI by helping to pick a best topic.