This unique session features a discussion on the future of health care from the students who represent the future of our field. Flexibility in health care will be critical in the future, and this session explores ways to design for streamlined housekeeping, flexible mechanical systems, continuous commissioning, and new technology. This session will present ideas from the next generation of professionals–the ones who will be responsible for designing and building health care facilities in years and decades to come.
Explain the importance of flexibility in designing and building health care facilities
List ways to create spaces that accommodate flexibility in mechanical systems
Identify technology considerations to keep in mind when designing facilities
Discuss ideas from future leaders in the health care planning, design, and construction field