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Putting Evidence-Based Design into Practice, An EDAC Workshop

When: July 25, 2018
Time: 8:00am Central
Where: Chicago, IL United States
What: Agenda
Price: $795.00


  • Attendees receive EBD books and resources ($200 value)
  • 6 AIA/EDAC continuing education units
  • Lunch included


Have you wondered what evidence-based design (EBD) is and why it’s important? Or are you EDAC-certified and planning or designing a project and want to use the EBD process? If so, attend this unique in-depth workshop to learn directly from industry experts and spend time with them as your coach to get answers to your specific questions. Consider attending as a team and learn together.

Healthcare organizations today are faced with increased transparency surrounding patient-safety and quality issues, declining reimbursement, the shift from volume to value, and the need to bend the cost curve. Learn how the built environment can bring solutions for these complex issues.

This interactive workshop is designed to provide an introduction to EBD and help you learn how to put the EBD process into practice. Explore the value of settng a vision and goals, how to find and use research, create a hypothesis, and prepare to measure and evaluate your results. This day will prepare you to be a better client or partner to address the challenges facing healthcare today.


Event Venue:

DIRTT Environmental Solutions
325 N Wells St #1000
Chicago, IL 60654
United States

Learning Objectives

Evidence-Based Design = the process of basing decisions about the built environment on credible research to achieve the best possible outcomes.

  1. To learn the steps of the EBD process.
  2. To explore how to find and evaluate research to inform design.
  3. To understand available resources to use when applying an EBD process.
  4. To highlight lessons learned from other projects.


Who Should Attend

  • Healthcare architects, designers, and consultants
  • Healthcare executives
  • Healthcare providers
  • Engineering and construc on professionals
  • Product manufacurers