The National Institute of Building Sciences has brought together leading health care professionals to address common challenges of our field at a national level. The Academy for Healthcare Infrastructure (AHI) was developed to create white papers dedicated to improving complex built environment required to support America's health care mission. This session features a panel discussing AHI's work and best practices on topics such as reducing capital costs; developing a flexible health care infrastructure; project acceleration and speed-to-market strategies; defining the next generation's focus; and owner organization for successful project outcomes.
Describe the unique challenges the health care built environment will face in coming years.
Discuss best practices for overcoming the challenges in the health care built environment.
List resources you can use to help reduce capital costs.
Develop strategies to ensure successful project outcomes.
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3/16/17 3:56 pm
This was a compelling discussion. I thought all participants contributed to the topic. As HC interior designers we see the challenges that our clients face. The built environment is costly and has a great impact on the health of the occupants. How to understand where to spend precious resources - inpatient - large campuses; Outpatient smaller facilities? What will baby boomers need?