Taking the Pulse of Healthcare Real Estate Strategies

Posted by Jennifer O'Donnell on Dec 19, 2016 at 7:23 AM

Array recently co-sponsored an event about how healthcare institutions in New England, primarily the Boston Area, are approaching ambulatory care. We invited a cross section of developers, property owners, facility leaders, real estate leaders and designers; all who have a great understanding of this particular market. It was enlightening to hear what stakeholders are facing these days, and a great forum to get challenges out on the table for the participants to work through and tackle together as a team.

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Topics: healthcare reform, outpatient strategy

How Can We Afford the Affordable Care Act?

Posted by Adrian Hagerty on Aug 15, 2013 at 10:06 AM

The Oxford Dictionary defines the word “afford” as “the ability to do something without risk of adverse consequences.” It is that very element of risk that has caused many to pause as the impact of the “Affordable Care Act” is slowly and deliberately revealed over the next several years.Who owns the risk? The healthcare provider? The insurance provider? The patient? The government? The most likely answer is “All of the Above.” But what does this all really mean to these stakeholders – especially the healthcare providers in the United States, who have been responsible for consistently delivering the highest level of healthcare in the world, under an (undeniably) unsustainable business model?

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Topics: Adrian Hagerty, healthcare design, ACA, Affordable care act, healthcare reform, continuous improvement, hospital design, array architects

ACA Reform: Patients have Higher Expectations for Healthcare Settings

Posted by Guest Contributor on Apr 11, 2013 at 5:54 AM

By Kristin Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
Healthcare Design

As more and more patients prefer retail health such as alternative medicine and healing options for their medical treatments, the trend toward fewer beds in hospitals is here to stay, attendees learned at last month’s ASHE PDC annual summit.

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Topics: architecture, KristinZeit, healthcare design, interior design, ACA, HDM, hospitals, healthcare reform, patient environment, continuous improvement, hospital design, Healing Environment