Book/Report

How Collective Design Triumphed Over Competition in the Fight Against HAIs.

Wilson T. How Collective Design Triumphed Over Competition in the Fight Against HAIs. St Louis, MO; Facilities Guidelines Institute; 2020.

Health care environment design can affect safety. This report shares the results of a patient room design competition seeking solutions to minimize conditions contributing to health care- associated infections (HAI). The designs considered elements such as location of hand-washing sinks and building material selection as HAI reduction strategies.