As sites of care continue to shift and organizations are faced with reuse, repurpose or replace decisions. We’ll discuss how Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Texas Children’s Hospital have developed processes to effectively utilize existing space to be more effective and efficient in delivering care to meet both patient and clinician needs.
1. Describe the market forces that are driving space use considerations and how to account for them in your strategic planning.
2. Assess the viability of moving outpatient programs to other facilities including medical office buildings (MOB).
3. Determine performance requirements of a MOB based on the complexity of care and acuity of patients.
4. Analyze factors such as future flexibility, changing market demographics, government regulations and clinician needs to perfect organizational space plans.