Medical Equipment 101: A Primer

When:  Jun 23, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (ET)
This is a primer on Medical Equipment and Architecturally Significant Equipment.  We will focus on fun-damental programming steps leading to identifying needed equipment, issues with relocating of existing equipment, and essential dimensional and utility service considerations.  We will review the essential elements of a manual of architecturally significant equipment and come to understand how it is used by the various involved parties.  We will cover definitions of typical technical specification terms and acronyms like OFOI, CFCI, Group I Medical Equipment or Architecturally Significant Equipment.  This presentation is a part of the ongoing AIA/AAH Healthcare Essentials webinar series.

Earn 1.5 AIA HSW LUs

 
Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss the fundamental programming steps leading to identifying needed equipment.
  2. Identify essential elements of a manual of architecturally significant equipment and how it is used by the various involved parties.
  3. Lead a discussion within the firm on issues with relocating of existing equipment.
  4. Recognize definitions of typical technical specification terms and acronyms.
 
Speaker: 
  
Steven Juett is a Registered Biomedical Engineer, and Associate Vice President and Director of Clinical Systems Planning for the architectural and engineering firm RTKL Associates. Steve enjoys the specialty of perioperative clinical systems planning which encompasses Hybrid Operating Theaters and Smart OR systems. Steve received awards for his work on the Wireless Medical Telemetry Service by the American College of Clinical Engineers and from the FDA for working for FCC law proposals to secure the RF spectrum for public health. Mr. Juett has published several articles on medical equipment integration and communication systems in healthcare and is a frequent presenter. 
Moderator: 
    
Specializing in healthcare building for the last twenty-seven of the thirty-eight years he has been planning, designing, constructing, and operating hospital, research and university facilities, John Kreidich is the go-to resource for all hospital-related safety, infection control, sustainable building, and material/equipment procurement matters at McCarthy Building Company’s Central Healthcare Unit.  Kreidich joined McCarthy in 2000 to run operations of its branded “Compass” continuous work program – directing expert execution of high-risk acute-care renovations with streamlined business processes – saving clients time and money. 

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