Projected patient volumes for the new hospital were found to be lower than needed once the hospital was completed. A preliminary investigation on managing the additional volume suggested that pediatrics and obstetrics could be moved to another new building on land between the medical center and its outpatient buildings.
A health care provider’s master facility plan is based upon an examination and evaluation of the remaining lifetimes of current buildings and the opportunities for improvement and new construction.
MASTER FACILITY PLANNING
CASE STUDY: University Medical Center, West Coast, US
University of Michigan Health System
Grand Rapids, MI
University of Loma Linda Medical Center
Loma Linda, CA
St. Anne’s Hospital
Franklin Square Hospital
Mt. Auburn Hospital
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WHAT IS DOES THE UPDATED FUTURE LOOK LIKE?
WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?
HSPG analyzes the impact that facilities have upon the hospital’s ability to meet its long-term strategic goals. Reaching consensus of the management and medical staff on the master facility plan provides the commitment to do so.
HOW HAS THE FUNCTION OF YOUR FACILITY CHANGED?
HSPG contributed the master plan and capital costs projection to the financial plan of the combined pediatric and obstetrics building.
The capital cost and interest payments were found not to be affordable for the project, even with the increased income from expanded inpatient admissions in the medical center.