Planning on AAHA accreditation? Focus on the layout of your surgery room

Planning on AAHA accreditation? Focus on the layout of your surgery room

Live from the Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference, architect Heather Lewis shares design tips for AAHA accreditation.
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Aug 26, 2017

While there are several AAHA accreditation standards that necessitate thought during the building process, the most important is how your surgery suite is laid out, says Heather Lewis, AIA, of Animal Arts in Boulder, Colorado. This includes the surgery preparation area, the surgery suite itself, and post-operation recovery space.

Want to know what Lewis says are deal-killers? Check out the video below, shot live at the Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference. Lewis also gave a lecture dedicated entirely to design elements specific to AAHA accreditation. Check out a recap here.