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Healthcare Facilities Urged to Create Leaner Working Environments

By Cathryn Jakicic Health Care Facilities

Healthcare facilities should create leaner working environments to help providers to move toward a more cost-effective delivery model, according to an article on the Healthcare Construction + Operations website.

Healthcare leaders need to identify financing mechanisms that will limit their initial capital investment and enable them to cost-effectively use facilities over the next five to 10 years, the article said.

Aa lease-back arrangement with a developer for an urgent care facility is one example. If the market changes and the facility is no longer cost-effective, the healthcare organization is not saddled with it.

Healthcare organizations should think like a commercial real estate company, which considers in advance how it will profitably leverage a building.

Read the article.

Read more about healthcare on the Healthcare Facilities Today website.

This Quick Read was submitted by Cathryn Jakicic, Healthcare Industries Editor, Facilities.net




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