Tsoi/Kobus & Associates
11:30 WORKSHOP B: How to Effectively Stay on Track with Your Healthcare Facilities’ Design & Capital Planning Core Mission
Managing the extensive amount of logistics that go into planning and designing your facilities’ short-term design plans while ensuring you stay on budget with your annual and long-term capital project budget can be quite a challenge---especially when project revisions are proposed on a regular basis. With so many design changes, how do you ensure your capital-planning budget stays in tact?
Attend this session to learn more about:
How to establish and maintain effective partnerships with your various departments, stakeholders, and outside vendors---to ensure your annual and overall capital project budgets & design plans finish on-time and on-budget
Techniques for keeping your design projects on track by utilizing an Agile Design approach into your day-to-day and long-term project management initiatives
* Boxed lunch including in session.
At many hospitals, most especially large urban public hospitals, their emergency rooms are the hub, and/or central point where patient care begins. With streamlined, efficient, customer-centric emergency rooms, a hospital is able to better care for their patients. In this session, we will discuss innovative design layouts that put into account advancements in technology---and cut back on patient wait time, increase delivery of care, and improve inter-department transfers of patients to their next destination within your hospital system.
In this session, we will also examine:
How pleasing and engaging waiting areas within emergency rooms and their annex treatment rooms aid in patient recovery outcomes
Ambulatory-to-emergency room entrance areas and interior passage ways that increase workflow processes and performance