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The Future of Healthcare Delivery

Course description

Using recent and relevant research and a historical lens of the built environment, this course explores how research-based design and space planning will shape the future of healthcare delivery. Interview results from high-level professionals working in and through COVID-19, move this interactive discussion from data to design application highlighting three focus areas: virtual care, nurse wellbeing, and responsive design. While the healthcare transformation is in its infancy, the information around the implementation of digital health and remote monitoring guides the audience to how and where healthcare delivery is and will take place in the future.


Learning objectives:

  1. Understand the research DesignIntelligence uncovered and its application to shaping the future of healthcare delivery for the betterment of occupant health, safety, and welfare.
  2. Review the history of healthcare delivery alongside the history of the built environment and connect the irony in the shifts in sites of care across time and beyond the pandemic to the possible future.
  3. Look at the challenges the healthcare industry is facing then consider health space planning and design perspectives for three focus areas that research indicates will shape the future of healthcare delivery.
  4. Discuss and compare the research applications and the possibilities of the built environment shaping the future of healthcare delivery.

Presented by Kim Montague, Executive Director - Research & Partnerships, Kimball International, and other Kimball staff.

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EDAC Course ID:
February 1, 2022 to February 1, 2025
Class Frequency:
Lecture/Educational Session