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Healthcare Essentials: Mental Health 101

This course is a primer on the current state of mental health design and provides participants with an introduction to current clinical, public policy, regulatory and social drivers impacting the design of mental health facilities and surveys current facility and design trends. Presented Tuesday...

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Healthcare Essentials: Designing for the Next Sandy

Weather-event Sandy revealed a need to get better at preparing our hospitals to be fully operational during extreme weather. Such events occur more frequently in the Caribbean, where proactive architects and engineers are incorporating hardening design features well in excess of local hospital...

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Focus Search - • In emergencies and disasters, medical facilities are essential and must continue to function after the event has taken place. • Hospitals are highly dependent on public utilities (water, electricity, communications, etc.) which are often interrupted in the event of a disaster


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Healthcare Essentials: FGI - Cure for the Common Code - Key Issues and Poll Results

Big changes are coming to The FGI Guidelines - the minimum ‘code’ standards for healthcare facilities in 44 states. They will affect critical care, emergency care, behavioral health, imaging and nursing units, as well as architectural details. In Part 2 – learn AIA member poll results on...

FINAL Handout FGI 2 - Key Issues and Poll Results100112.pdf



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AAH1811: Design and Implementation of Secure Exam Rooms in Emergency Departments

This webinar is sponsored by the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) on December 4, 2018 from 2–3pm ET. Earn 1.0 AIA LU/HSW. This presentation will guide participants step by step through the design process of a Psychiatric Unit and psychiatric safe Holding Rooms in an Emergency...

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Focus Search - • Receive Academy Update newsletters • Access to resources Knowledge Repository Webinars Award programs Scholarships, Fellowships Emerging professionals benefits National and regional conferences and events Social media, publications, blogs and Twitter 29 To join us or update your account go to . . . www.aia.org/aah Click here 30 Upcoming Webinars* Date Series Topic 2/12 Beyond the Basics Holding Ourselves to Higher Standards: Healthy Materials Every Time 3/12 HC101 Ancillary to Essential: Technology’s New Role in Healthcare Design and Operations 4/9 Beyond the Basics AAH/Center for Health Design Knowledge Repository: How to Use and Example Application *Dates and topics are subject to change Visit www.aia.org/aah for more information and to register. 31Academy of Architecture for Health On-line Professional Development Design and Implementation of Secure Exam Rooms in Emergency Departments Health Care 101 Series December 4, 2018 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CT 12:00 am – 1:00 pm MT 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PT Presenter Joe Britton LAVALLEE BRENSINGER ARCHITECTS Moderator Gregg D


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AAH1810: The Creative Challenge in Healthcare Design

This webinar is sponsored by the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) on November 6, 2018 from 2–3pm ET. Earn 1.0 AIA LU. Creativity in healthcare design is the result of the intersection of at least four factors: the creativity of the designer, the characteristics of a project, the...

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Focus Search - Research surfacing in many parts of the world now cautions that each of these essential “deep reading” processes may be under threat as we move into digital-based modes of reading.”


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AAH1901: Holding Ourselves to Higher Standards: Healthier Materials Every Time

This webinar was sponsored by the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) on February 12, 2019 from 2–3pm ET. Earn 1.0 AIA LU/HSW. Description Explore how architects can commit to going beyond minimally acceptable legal standards and use only truly safe materials on every project. While...

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Focus Search - • Receive Academy Update newsletters • Access to resources ✓ Knowledge Repository ✓ Webinars ✓ Award programs ✓ Scholarships, Fellowships ✓ Emerging professionals benefits ✓ National and regional conferences and events ✓ Social media, publications, blogs and Twitter To join us or update your account go to . . . www.aia.org/aah Click here Upcoming Webinars* Date Series Topic 03/12 HC 101 Series From Ancillary to Essential: Technology’s New Role in Healthcare Design Operations 04/09 Beyond the Basics Series AAH/Center for Health-Design Knowledge Repository: How to Use and Example Application 05/14 HC 101 Series Pharmacy Standards: USPS 795 & 800 *Dates and topics are subject to change Visit www.aia.org/aah for more information and to register. http://www.aia.org/aahAcademy of Architecture for Health On-line Professional Development Holding Ourselves to Higher Standards: Healthy Materials Every Time Beyond the Basics Series 12 February, 2019 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CT 12:00 am – 1:00 pm MT 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PT Presenters Jean Hansen, FIIDA, LEED Fellow, CID, EDAC, AAHID HDR Anne Hicks Harney, FAIA, LEED Fellow, CSI CCS Long Green Specs Tanya Mejia, AICP, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP Perkins Eastman Susan Kaplan, CCS, LEED AP BD+C HLW Moderator Rita Ho, LEED AP Holding Ourselves to Higher Standards: Healthy Materials Every Time Beyond the Basics Series 12 February, 2019 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CT 12:00 am – 1:00 pm MT 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PT Presenters Jean Hansen, FIIDA, LEED Fellow, CID, EDAC, AAHID HDR Anne Hicks Harney, FAIA, LEED Fellow, CSI CCS Long Green Specs Tanya Mejia, AICP, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP Perkins Eastman Susan Kaplan, CCS, LEED AP BD+C HLW Moderator Rita Ho, LEED AP Academy of Architecture for Health On-line Professional Development Beyond the Basics Series The Academy’s multi-channel on-line approach provides emerging professionals, journeymen, and master professionals with convenient and economical opportunities to develop their chosen area of interest


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2016 Summer Leadership Summit Speaker Presentations

Getting There from Here: Navigating the Transition to a Radically Reformed Healthcare Industry July 22–24, 2016 Renaissance Blackstone, Chicago, IL Co-hosted by the AIA/AAH and ACHA This was a comprehensive “deep dive” into the healthcare industry’s adaptation to revolutionary change....

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Focus Search - ” – Albert Einstein 25 RULE #1: QUALITY IS “JOB 1” FORD IF NOT QUALITY… CLINICAL OUTCOMES CARE MANAGEMENT 224 TO 2000+ LIVES SAVED 26 RULE #2: CARE EPISODE, NOT TREATMENT CODES OUTCOMES TRANSPARENCY BUNDLES IT TAKES AN ORGANIZATION PHYSICIAN HOSPITAL RADIOLOGIST ANESTHESIOLOGIST POST ACUTE CARE 27 RULE #3: PRICE MATTERS NORMALIZING MARKET RISK SHIFT UBER UP MIND THE GAP Supply Demand Equilibrium Normal Market Dynamics Quantity Pr ic e 28 REAL ECONOMICS REVENUE OPTIMIZATION COST ACCOUNTING PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT BETTER OUTCOMES / LOWER COSTS (Flexible) (Less Important) Revenues - Expenses = Margin (Inelastic) (Essential) Revenues - Expenses = Profit or Loss FUZZY MATH NEW MATH Getting Paid Creating Value 29 RULE #4: DATA IS AS DATA DOES LITTLE DATA BIG DATA CONVERGENCE BE CAREFUL Customer Engagement Big Data Internet of Things Customer Interfacing Value-Based Care 30 RULE #5: IT’S THE CUSTOMER, STUPID!


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[FGI Series 2]: Cure for the Common Code Webinar - 9.11.2012

Big changes are coming to The FGI Guidelines - the minimum ‘code’ standards for healthcare facilities in 44 states. Input is needed from the entire design profession (architects, engineers, interior designers, owners, AHJ’S, medical professionals, equipment providers, and researcher...

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Focus Search - Recommendation: MOVE TO APPENDIX 63 108 Academy of Architecture for Health 1.2 - 6.1 COMMISSIONING REQUIREMENTS new or modifications to existing physical environment elements critical to patient care and safety or facility energy utilization, at minimum the following systems shall be commissioned:  HVAC, Automatic temperature control,  Domestic hot water  Fire alarm and fire protection systems (integration with other systems)  Essential electrical power systems  Who enforces ‘critical to patient care’…???