Designing for Patient Safety: Developing Methods to Integrate Patient Safety Concerns in the Design Process

The Center for Health Design conducted research, including a seminar, with the purpose of developing consensus around patient safety issues to be considered during the health care facility design process as well as activities, methodologies, and tools for improving facility design in terms of patient safety. The work, described in this report, was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Facility Guidelines Institute.


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