Healthcare service delivery is a fascinating and challenging industry. The work is driven by many variables including a growing population, ageing demographic, frequently changing Medicare reimbursement and other co-funding models as well as a fast pace of technological advancements in medicine and medical devices.
Construction of hospitals, medical precincts, and facilities has become extremely challenging in these times. It is important for capital project administrators, architects and construction professionals to recognize changing trends and take the necessary shift in thinking about the healthcare infrastructure and project delivery.
In this blog, we have discussed a few trends in hospital industry and some basic things to keep in mind if you are venturing into design and construction of healthcare facilities.
- Modernization of the ED
- Infection Control
- The Medical Village
- Behavioral Health