MASTER FACILITY PLANNING

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.

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.

CASE STUDY: University Medical Center, West Coast, US

HOW HAS THE FUNCTION OF YOUR FACILITY CHANGED?

WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?

WHAT IS DOES THE UPDATED FUTURE LOOK LIKE?

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.

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.

RELATED CLIENT LIST

University of Michigan Health System

Grand Rapids, MI

 

University of Loma Linda Medical Center

Loma Linda, CA

 

St. Anne’s Hospital

Chicago, IL

 

Franklin Square Hospital

Baltimore, MD

 

Mt. Auburn Hospital

Cambridge, MA

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