Facility Types

For more details about the content of the 2014 FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities, please download the complete table of contents.


  • General hospitals
  • Freestanding emergency departments
  • Critical access hospitals
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • Rehabilitation hospitals and other facilities
  • Children’s hospitals

Ambulatory Care Facilities

  • Primary care facilities
  • Freestanding outpatient diagnostic and treatment facilities
  • Freestanding birth centers
  • Freestanding urgent care facilities
  • Freestanding cancer treatment facilities
  • Outpatient surgical facilities
  • Office-based procedure and operating rooms
  • Endoscopy facilities
  • Renal dialysis centers
  • Outpatient psychiatric centers
  • Outpatient rehabilitation therapy facilities
  • Mobile, transportable, and relocatable units
  • Dental facilities

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