Building Smart In Healthcare

Apr 01, 2015

Embarking on a new healthcare construction project or retrofitting an existing facility is, in a word, complex. There’s simply no room for error. And yet, thanks to new trends in healthcare—the shift to outpatient services, an aging population in need of greater care, limited funding, etc.—project owners are issuing new demands to contractors and designers. In order to meet their shareholder and patient requirements, they’re asking that projects be completed faster, that retrofits be finished while buildings are still operational, that staff be consulted on design decisions, and that patients continue to experience a consistent quality of care despite ongoing construction. It’s complex, remember? Luckily, there’s a solution to alleviate some of these challenges:

Jason Seaburg
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