With passage of healthcare reform impacting everything from how health systems operate to the use of technology in managing and providing care, DPR Construction conducted a year-long study to gather the perspectives of more than 40 CEOs, owners, designers, and management consultants on this changing landscape.
The study found that health economics, healthcare delivery, and buildings of the future are three key areas that will become increasingly important to the health industry over the next 10 years.
Using a mix of in-person interviews and online surveys with DPR customers and other organizations, DPR’s “Future of Healthcare” study also identified 10 areas of change that will be integral to shaping the industry’s future. These include:
- Accountable care organizations
- Aging population
- Electronic medical records
- Healthcare worker shortage
- Sophisticated diagnostic and treatment equipment
- Handheld computers and portable diagnostic equipment
- Medical homes
- Holistic, patient-centered environment
- Evidence-based medicine
For additional study results and findings visit: http://www.dpr.com/assets/docs/the-future-of-healthcare.pdf?/futureofhc