Quiet Healthcare is commissioned by and responsible to the Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI), a former unit of the U.S. Public Building Service. In 1947, FGI was charged under the Congressional Hill-Burton Act with developing national building codes and guidelines for the healthcare industry, today worth $2.8 trillion or nearly 20% of US GDP.

>>Read about the historical background.

*FGI was privatized in 1985 but continues to be supported by and to work in cooperation with the Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Indian Health Service, the American Hospital Association, the American Institute of Architects and with federal and state regulatory agencies to ensure that all types of “environments of care” are designed, engineered, built or renovated consistent with America’s health care needs and priorities.