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The future of facilities: Challenges and opportunities for the next decade

17 March 2016

ACHE 2016 Congress on Healthcare Leadership, Chicago, IL

Jennifer Aliber, AIA, FACHA. Principal, Shepley Bulfinch
Wendy M. Weitzner, FACHE, Vice President, Innova Group

ACHE 2016  conference logo 2In an era of limited revenue and margins when most organizations would prefer to limit capital investment, and with significant competing demands on capital, it may be tempting to ignore facilities and physical space. Why build today if you may not need it tomorrow?

But failure to include facilities in a strategic review of assets and options can expose hospitals and health systems to a variety of risks, including poor staff recruitment and retention; lack of a coherent, positive brand; operational inefficiency; and patient dissatisfaction.

In this session at the American College of Healthcare Executives Annual Congress, Jennifer and Wendy provide an overview of what the next ten years of facility construction and renovation may look like and why.

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