Healthcare service delivery is a fascinating and challenging industry. It is driven by many variables such as a growing population, ageing demographic, frequently changing Medicare reimbursement and other co-funding models as well as a fast pace of technological advancements in medicine and medical devices.

In light of this, construction of hospitals, medical precincts and facilities has never been more challenging. Capital project administrators, architects and construction professionals should play an important role in a necessary shift in thinking about the healthcare infrastructure and project delivery. Less than a decade ago, the forces and motivations…