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Micro-Hospitals: Healthcare for the Community

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 | 2pm ET

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As healthcare systems are looking for innovative ways to bring hospital services to rural communities and neighborhoods, healthcare architecture is challenged to include all the requirements of a licensed 24/7 hospital within a footprint that is a fraction of a traditional hospital while simultaneously designing a community-friendly building that still reflects the healthcare system’s branding.  

This course will present case studies of four micro-hospitals – each having its own unique solution while staying true to the micro-hospital model.

Hosted by the Academy of Architecture for Health AIA Knowledge Community. 

Learning objectives

  • Explore micro-hospital definition regarding services, HC system integration and location in provision of health care services not otherwise available.
  • Understand Micro hospital’s staffing model as integral for operational success in achieving efficiencies while providing best possible patient safety and comfort.
  • Avoid pitfalls of large hospital mindset leading to cost prohibitive delivery of care.
  • Review the different model realizations of micro hospitals and the potential of micro-hospital as anchor to medical office building to provide enhanced services to the covered population.
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  • Renee Kubesh


    Senior Project Manager | eppstein uhen architects

    Architecture makes a difference in people’s lives and it’s exciting to be a part of that process....
  • Gregg D. Ostrow



    Gregg graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Architecture...