Healthcare Facility Trends To Watch Today
Barely a day goes by without a headline trumpeting new reimbursement rules, hospitals converting to outpatient facilities, hospitals going out of business, CEOs being replaced, people going to jail … all related to changes in reimbursement. In an environment where the rules will keep changing and reimbursement shows no signs of settling down, how can good facility design help health care systems and providers succeed?
Kurt Neubek, FAIA, EDAC, CSSBB and Page Principal teamed up with Kelli Falardo, NCIDQ, CID, IIDA and Page Senior Interior Designer to answer some of these questions and provide tips to healthcare facility administrators. As employees of a national architecture, engineering, interiors, planning and consulting firm based in Denver for more than a decade, Kurt and Kelli have worked with health care providers, large and small, across Colorado and the United States facing these same issues.
They called out some of the top health care facility trends they’re seeing today that healthcare providers may want to consider to help their organizations thrive in the years ahead: