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Partnership to Review, Modify Plumbing Standards for Healthcare, Residential Care Facilities

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials and the Facility Guidelines Institute recently signed a memorandum of understanding in which they agreed to develop and maintain industry standards that include a focus on water safety in health Read More …

Telemedicine Issue Brief Now Available

A new issue brief, “Virtual Care: Guidance for Healthcare Settings,” is now available. A result of a long-standing collaboration with the Facility Guidelines Institute and The Center for Health Design, the brief explores the origins and expanding use of telemedicine for virtual care, the Read More …

FGI to Establish Committee, Develop Guidelines for Health and Residential Care Facilities During Emergency Conditions

According to the FGI board of directors, the Facility Guidelines Institute has received numerous requests for guidance on setting up temporary facilities and adapting existing facilities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More …

FGI, BICSI Sign MOU to Enhance Growth of ICT, Healthcare Communities

Facility Guidelines Institute and Building Industry Consulting Service International have recently signed a memorandum of understanding. The challenges facing the information and communications technology community and healthcare organizations increasingly require programs and initiatives jointly developed by leading Read More …

New Guidance on Patient Handling and Mobility Released by FGI

The Facility Guidelines Institute has released the second edition of the Patient Handling and Mobility Assessments white paper. The first edition white paper was published nearly a decade ago as a complement to the 2010 FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities. Read More …

Public Proposal Period Deadline Announced for 2022 FGI Guidelines Documents

The Facility Guidelines Institute announces the public proposal period for the 2022 FGI Guidelines revision cycle will close at midnight on Sunday, June 30. FGI’s 2022 proposal period is the opportunity for industry experts to recommend changes Read More …

Overview of the 2018 FGI Guidelines Revisions

The Facilities Guidelines Institute recently released the 2018 Edition of the Guidelines, which consist of three documents: Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals; Guidelines for Design and Construction of Outpatient Facilities and Guidelines for Design and Construction of Residential Health, Care, and Support Facilities. Read More …

Presentations from FGI Session at 2017 Summer Leadership Summit Available

The Facility Guidelines Institute recently presented a workshop on major changes to the 2018 Guidelines at the Summer Leadership Summit hosted by the American College of Healthcare Architects and the AIA Academy of Architecture for Health in Chicago, Illinois. Read More …

FGI Presents at 2017 MED|Ed Facilities Conference

On April 4th and 5th, members of the 2018 FGI Health Guidelines Revision Committee will present six sessions at the 2017 MED|Ed Facilities conference in Boston, Massachusetts. These sessions will focus on revisions coming to the 2018 FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction documents (one for hospitals, one for outpatient facilities and one for residential health, care and support facilities), Read More …

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