Not your same-old hospital: How design is responding to new priorities in health care
By: Amy Albo | Jul 25, 2014 8:30 AM
When a pilot steps into the cockpit of any 747 anywhere in the world, he or she knows it will be exactly the same. What can we borrow from industries such as aviation to increase safety through the design of health care facilities? And how can we use lean processes to design buildings that are the most efficient in delivering care to patients. Listen in as Pat West, Senior VP at Gresham, Smith, and Partners, talks about the changing roll of architectural engineering and planning firms in designing efficient and safe health care delivery systems.
About the author:
Amy Albo is a Director of Special Initiatives and Projects at University of Utah Health Sciences.