Best Practices for Improving Your Physical Environment
Hospitals that follow certain best practices for healthy, comfortable and cost-effective healing environments can also simultaneously impact their organization's mission, patient satisfaction, and financial results.
How do you determine if physical environment improvement opportunities exist at your hospital?
- Conduct a comprehensive physical environment study with an outside business partner
- Consider not only energy and infrastructure, but also the environment's impact on patients, staff and physicians
- Ensure your business partner is proficient in systems as it relates to your building size and specialties
- Engage a business partner that has a successful track record improving the hospital environment and can apply solutions to address mission and operating targets