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Healthcare facilities are focusing on designing for flexibility

November 26, 2019

Healthcare facilities need to be equipped with the right tools and layout to adjust to evolving patient and industry needs as time passes and demands change, according to an article on the PR Newswire website.

There are a number of ways a healthcare facility can meet the challenges of flexibility, including:

Versatile spaces are one of the most essential features inside a flexible healthcare space. Incorporating rolling furniture, standard medical toolsets in all spaces, and interchangeable rooms all contribute to a facility's versatility. 

The ability to modify a space is also key. Making sure mechanical and electrical features are built into exterior walls, allowing interior walls to be sources of potential remodeling in the future without higher costs can be important.

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