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ASHE Publishes Updated Infection Control Risk Assessment

The American Society for Health Care Engineering published an updated infection control risk assessment called ICRA 2.0, which promotes and directs interdisciplinary infection prevention in healthcare facilities during construction, renovation and maintenance. Read More …

2022 FGI Guidelines: Flexible Design Encouraged

More than 2,500 years after philosopher Heraclitus noted, “The only constant in life is change,” the observation remains relevant. Change is apparent everywhere in issues as broad as geopolitics, economics, equality, technology, medicine and design. Ensuring that the Guidelines for Design and Construction standards Read More …

FGI Announces New E-Commerce Site, Digital Licensing Platform for 2022 Guidelines for Design and Construction Publications

The Facility Guidelines Institute announces the pending launch of a dedicated e-commerce site and digital licensing platform for the 2022 Guidelines for Design and Construction documents. The e-commerce site Read More …

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 …

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