11/4/2019 9:45 – 10:45 AM
Track:New Models and Methodologies
Rural healthcare facilities may undergo major renovations or replacements once every other generation. When that time comes, the challenge is knowing how to fund, plan, and design a modern facility with the programming and equipment to provide high-quality care in a rural context—and with enough flexibility to grow and adapt during the coming years. This session will describe the multiple roles rural hospitals fulfill, using design project examples and testimonial from a hospital president and CEO. It will explore ways to create a new facility that will achieve greater patient wellness, staff utilization and retention, and enhanced operational efficiency, for decades to come.