In this session, you will learn from leaders from the nation’s first hospital to respond to multiple COVID-19 patients, proving we were to experience a worldwide pandemic. CEO, Jeff Tomlin MD, and Director of Facilities, Kevin Kajita of EvergreenHealth, in Kirkland, WA will share lessons learned as to what worked in their facility and what could be designed in the facilities of the future to better respond to a pandemic.
Understand the importance of facility planning by clinical staff and facility engineers, in preparing for a future pandemic.
Understand the importance of collaboration of clinical staff and facility engineers in modifying the facility to provide care during a viral airborne pandemic.
Understand the importance of facility design in caring for and protecting patients, families and staff from spread of disease during a viral, airborne pandemic.
Understand the Importance of designing flexibility into a facility that will respond to a future crisis.
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