Healthcare Essentials: Joint Commission and Facility Design

Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (Eastern Time (US & Canada))

Description

This webinar will have a targeted discussion of the intersection of Joint Commission Standards, evidence-based design, and patient safety best practices, and how their interaction relates to the design and building of new hospitals in the U.S. and abroad.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Understand Joint Commission’s Safe Health Design Consultants view of safety priorities for healthcare facilities
  2. Describe key issues found from design reviews performed worldwide
  3. Define relationship between The Joint Commission ‘s accreditation role and Joint Commission Resource’s consulting role
  4. Understand a broader view of how design can assist organizations to meet safety and quality goals

Presenters
David Grazman, Ph.D. Global Manager, Safe Health Design Consulting Joint Commission Resources/Joint Commission International

Karen (Kathy) Reno, Ph. D., MBA, RN, EDAC Safe Health Design Managing Consultant Joint Commission Resources, Inc.

Moderators:
John Kreidich, Jr., AIA, AAH Webinar Leader
Manager, Healthcare Services, McCarthy Building Companies

Willy Schlein, AIA, AAH Advisory Group Member
Director of DC Office, WHR Architects