FGI is seeking volunteer subject matter experts to participate in topic groups that will support development of the 2022 Guidelines for Design and Construction. These groups, led by Health Guidelines Revision Committee members and composed of industry subject matter experts, assess how a particular subject is covered in the current edition of the Guidelines and determine what proposals are needed to improve and update the next edition of the Guidelines. The 2022 HGRC Steering Committee has identified the following topics as those needing to be addressed during the 2022 revision cycle based on industry trends and user feedback and inquiries.
Acoustics and vibration
Behavioral health in the ED
Emergency preparedness, resiliency and business continuity
Infection prevention and control
Nurse call devices, electrical receptacles and med/gas outlets
Topic groups will begin reviewing existing requirements in the 2018 Guidelines documents in the next few months and continue their work through mid-2021. Participating in a topic group is a great way to get introduced to the activities and community of the HGRC. If interested in serving on one of the identified topic groups or would like to learn more, email email@example.com and include the topic of interest, a brief explanation of why there is interest and a CV or resume.