Planning healthcare facilities for the future

August 21, 2019

Master planning in healthcare facilities enables maintenance and engineering managers to budget and prioritize projects to create new spaces and repurpose existing spaces, according to an article from Building Operating Management on the FacilitiesNet website.

Looking ahead can prepare facilities for new technology and changes in patient needs, program requirements and compliance requirements.

Even better master planning also considers the functionality and life expectancy of the facility’s mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) infrastructure, aligning needed upgrades to minimize costs, downtime, and scheduling problems.

Managers who identify and focus on HVAC, plumbing, and lighting upgrades in master planning for healthcare facilities can ensure the success of future upgrades and maintenance.

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