Title: 2019 Healthcare Giants Report: The ‘smart hospital’ is on the horizon

These buildings perform functions like a medical practitioner. This and more healthcare sector trends from Building Design+Construction's 2019 Giants 300 Report. Upgrades to medical equipment and systems and improvements to building systems are the current focus in the healthcare market. Healthcare consolidation contributes to this trend. After larger health systems acquire smaller, rural facilities, there’s typically a push to renovate them and upgrade technology, says Robin Savage, President/COO, Robins & Morton. “A lot of this work is centered on diagnostic and imaging and service areas like women’s services,” says Savage. The next big advancement: the so-called “smart hospital.” With multiple systems able to communicate with each other, such a building perform functions like another medical practitioner.

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Company  Product  Process  Other  Subjects  Event  Event  Date  Location  Publication  Publication  Date Text  Descriptor
  • Contamination Control

  • Design


  • Design Standards

  • Health




  • Building Design & Construction


  • 8/16/2019


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