Magazine article Health Facilities Management

Driving Facility Development

Magazine article Health Facilities Management

Driving Facility Development

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As health care organizations transition from hospitals on campuses to multiple facilities delivering care over broader geographical areas, facilities professionals often find themselves at the mercy of changes beyond their control. But, with the news at this year's ASHE International Summit & Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design and Construction that the Facility Guidelines Institute's (FGI's) design and construction guidelines will be re-envisioned for the 2018 edition, professionals have a chance to take a more active role.

One element of this change will see the outpatient facilities section of the hospital guidelines split off into a separate guide, which will be issued alongside FGI's long-standing hospital guide and its more recent residential health, care, and support facilities guide.

The move is part of a larger set of actions that emerged from colloquia organized by FGI's board of directors. They brought together a group of health care futurists who were asked to envision health care environments and trends that may emerge by 2026, and to help FGI lay out a road map for developing documents that will remain relevant over several decades. …

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