A panel of design professionals, facility executives, and real estate professionals will explore the current urgent care guidelines, experiences with the Department of Public Health's plan review processes, and how these experiences have shaped planning and approach to future urgent care clinics. The panel members will discuss opportunities to share services at urgent care locations, develop operational efficiencies to reduce care costs, and provide better access to care for patients.
Identify the needs of urgent care clinics, typical urgent care programs, and the relationship of urgent care clinics to the current health care environment.
Review challenges associated with development of new urgent care clinics and understand strategies for meeting those challenges.
Evaluate the regulatory environment around development and implementation of urgent care clinics in new and existing facilities.
Provide insight into the current real estate market and the impact of outpatient programs in commercial buildings.