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New Technology, Healthcare Reform To Shape Medical Office Of The Future

  By William E. Molloy and Tracy Altemus, Ensemble Real Estate Solutions With the implementation of healthcare reform and rapidly changing technology, we know healthcare is going to look very different in the near future. Will medical services be located in re-purposed strip malls? Or, will healthcare facilities be modeled after airline terminals to provide operational… Read More →

Patient Experience Simulation Lab Inspires Conference Attendees

by in In The Spotlight

Attendees of the 2012 Healthcare Design Conference held recently at the Phoenix Convention Center were privy to a unique showcase: the first “Patient Experience Simulation Lab” allowing small groups of designers, hospital administrators and other healthcare stakeholders to experience a virtual tour of unfriendly design features compared to an actual tour of a “patient-empowered room.”… Read More →

Q&A: President Dan Pierce of Kitchell

Dan Pierce, President of Kitchell, AZRE Magazine May/June 2012

Q&A: Dan Pierce, President of Kitchell Q: Technology is playing an important role in today’s construction market. What are some of the latest advancements you’re seeing utilized to make building better? A: We’ve seen remarkable advances with respect to building information modeling (BIM) technologies. The capacity to share information efficiently has enhanced our ability to… Read More →

High-Tech Touch: Looking At Healthcare Technology

Healthcare Technology, AZRE Magazine May/June 2008
by in Construction

Healthcare construction projects are on the rise in Arizona and across the United States. Spurring the increase is competition among hospitals, aging facilities, growing populations and demand for new and changing healthcare technology. Industry experts estimate the boom will exceed $60 billion a year by 2010. Construction costs are also soaring and putting pressure on… Read More →

Pin-Point Site: Acquiring Good Sites For Medical Facilities

by in Finance & RE Law

The growth Phoenix has had in recent years equates to growth in the medical needs of its population. In turn, a greater number of medical facilities are needed within a broader area. The large inner city hospitals and satellite clinics that dominated healthcare for so long are no longer adequate to meet all of our… Read More →