2020 PDC Summit Webinar Series
Rural Right Size Study and FGI Response
May 28, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. CT
Hui Cai, Department of Architecture, the University of Kansas;
Rebecca Lewis, DSGW Architects;
John Williams, Washington State Department of Health
This session follows up ongoing national benchmarking research on critical access hospitals based on the collaboration between academic researchers, designers, policy makers and FGI. The final spatial comparisons will be presented for comparison the current and future rules. The implications of the research on design decision-making for small rural hospitals and future guidelines will be elaborated upon with examples. Recent proposed changes to reimbursement strategies will be reviewed to imagine what rural health care may become. Finally, the work of the FGI’s task group on Rural Care will be presented to review how this data can be used to support the development of sustainable rural projects.
- Learn the final results of a collaborative national benchmarking of Critical Access Hospital best practices projects.
- Evaluate the impacts of the physical environment of Critical Access Hospitals on patient and staff outcomes through post-occupancy evaluations.
- Learn potential new healthcare facility types proposed by recent legislation
- Identify how these and other ideas are factored into the next generations of construction standards and the FGI’s “beyond fundamentals.”
This webinar is worth 1 CEC and 1 AIA LU|HSW
ASHE Members/PDC Registrants: $40
ASHE is an approved AIA Continuing Education Provider. If you’d like us to report your attendance to this webinar to AIA, please have your 8 digit AIA membership number ready for input at the end of the webinar. We cannot submit to AIA without this number.
PDC Resource Center
Tips & Tools from our Sponsors
Comprehensive Healthcare Infrastructure for Critical Preparedness - Schneider Electric
Healthcare facility compliance simplified - Grainger
Redfining what's possible in clinical delivery - Mortenson
Is your facility safe from legionella - Watts WaterProviding Code Compliant Penetrations with EZ-Path® - Specified Technologies Inc.