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    August 2022 Webinar

    The program will then focus on addressing the apparent conflicts by identifying some of the alleged conflicts.  Each conflict will then be discussed in detail looking at current code requirements, changes in more recent editions of the applicable codes, and looking at equivalencies or alternative methods that could be considered.  As with other design considerations, involvement of all the stakeholders will be illustrated as a key factor in achieving an acceptable level of life safety while meeting the needs of the patients and clinical staff in a behavioral health environment.  

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    June 2022 Webinar

    This webinar offers a unique opportunity to hear from leaders in the healthcare industry who will share their insights on current challenges within health systems and how they are beginning to make decisions in a more data driven way. They’ll share their real-world experiences, memorable stories from their work, case study examples, and most importantly, they’ll help guide attendees towards a path forward and shed light on their view of the future of healthcare. 

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    April 2022 Webinar

    This webinar will delve into the process of selecting the appropriate level of lighting control and strategies and organization of workflow approach, while prioritizing the patient and owner perspective.     

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    March 2022 Webinar

    This webinar offers a unique opportunity to hear from esteemed thought leaders who will share their insights on how social determinants of health, community driven initiatives, health and wellness education, and the potential of positive influence through the design process.

     

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    March 2022 Webinar

    Due to this increased demand and wide acceptance of telemental health services, design and construction solutions need to adapt to the mass adoption of this platform. This webinar examines how behavioral health facilities can prepare for the future of mental healthcare delivery.  

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    March 2022 Webinar

    This webinar offers a case study of IU Health Bloomington Hospital. One of the main challenges of this project was creating a flexible space that was safe and secure, but highly focused on hospitality and positive patient environments. This team discussed the ideal vision for the unit with the client and through intentional communication and focused listening, a plan was developed by the staff which Guidon implemented into a program space and floor plan. Using 3D modeling and mock-up, the team developed a thorough understanding of the integrated case work.

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    February 2022 Webinar

    It reflects the coordinated and on-going efforts of a team of individuals to advance it from its initial stage -- as an AIA Design for Aging Knowledge Community white paper to push for revisions to the Americans’ with Disabilities Act – to a two-phase, comparative analysis study of elders living in nursing homes, and then to efforts to get the results included in revised codes and guidelines.  

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    September 2021 Webinar

    This webinar will: describe case studies of a new Penn State Hospital and show how a community art committee guided a major art program to express equity and inclusion by highlighting local artists of color and subjects relating to diversity, tell real stories about how medical centers are using the arts to manage burnout for clinical teams, provide an overview of newly released Core Curriculum on Arts in Health that will offer both artists and health care administrators, guidance on professionalizing the field as well as lead to certification for those working in the field, and include a short review of current literature published on the benefits of Arts in Health throughout the healthcare continuum. 

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    July 2021 Webinar

    This webinar will tell the story of the path of this remarkable project from strategic planning through occupancy. Presenters will illustrate the ways in which the siting and design of the building breaks down the stigma associated with mental illness.  

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    July 2021 Webinar

    This webinar will review two separate behavioral health units, one constructed with typical acoustical ceiling tile panels and one with a new acoustic gypsum wallboard ceiling assembly with a similar noise reduction coefficient. A comparison of these two facilities’ acoustic testing results will be discussed along with security concerns, owner requirements, and possible design solutions for this particular sector of healthcare design.