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Revision as of 21:22, 18 August 2008

Georgia Tech Wiki for Emergency Room of the Future

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Introduction

The main objective of this interdisciplinary course HS8803/COA8823/CS8803 is to design and develop the health care center of the future and specifically an Emergency Room of the future. This course is conducted in association with the Hugh Spalding Childrens Health Center, Children Healthcare of Atlanta, a leader in pediatric health care in the nation and sponsored by Perkins+Will, a globally recognized design and innovation firm.

Here is the course flyer * check out the "Current Events" tab on the left for Open House invitation

The course is mainly intended for the students to

1. To experience and learn techniques for successful interdisciplinary design

2. To be exposed to the unique challenges of healthcare design

3. To learn the importance of environment in the healing process

4. To understand the roles and skills of multiple disciplines in the design process including: the architect, the systems engineer, computer/technology engineer, and the clinician


People

1. Jeremy Ackerman, MD PhD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emory University

2. David Cowan, Program Director and Executive in Residence at HSI

3. Ellen Yi-Luen Do, PhD. Associate Professor, Joint Appointments in College of Architecture & College of Computing

4. Marilyn Margolis, RN, MN, Emory School of Nursing

5. Marvina Williams, RN, Perkins+Will

6. Craig Zimring, COA, PhD. Professor of architecture and Psychology


HS8803/COA8823/CS8803 carries 3.000 credit hours of Lecture and is jointly handled by the Health Systems Institute at Georgia Tech and the College of Architecture at Georgia Tech, Atlanta. Please read the Georgia Tech's Course Critique tool for a clear idea about the scores earned by the students in the previous semesters.


Schedule First part of the class is scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4.30 - 6.00 pm in the Army Office Bldg 23A, 220 Bobby Dodd Way. Please consult Georgia Tech Map for the exact location. Second part of the class for Design Build is in the Navy ROTC, Bldg 59 on campus map, 215 Bobby Dodd Way NROTC location map

For weekly schedule, check out the Course Syllabus on the left.


Projects

Project teams and member pages are on the Project link on the left.



Editing this Wiki

Students are encouraged to update this wiki regularly, by editing and uploading relevant information. Before doing that you are advised to read the User's Guide about wiki editing.

To have a track of who is editing what ? all students should create a new account before accessing this wiki. You can do so by clicking on the create an account or log in link at the top-right of every page. When you make edits, please use the "preview" feature to make sure your changes are final, and then don't forget to save. Use the "edit summary" to describe what you did and why. One should ensure that their additions reflect a positive collaboration in the interest of the course.

Writing for Wikipedia articles is a bit different from writing on a standard word processor. Instead of a strict "what you see is what you get" approach, wiki uses simple text codes for formatting. The approach is similar to that used in writing HTML for web pages, but the codes are simpler. The MediaWiki help is a great place to start learning about all the features available.

For the new users, please read the editing guidelines of Wikipedia for the guidelines regarding the Style and the Contents, Heading and subheadings and topics on how to handle the links and images to our wiki.