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Facility and design firms help their healthcare clients build a vision for the future. Our research-driven insights and education tools help facility and design firms understand the challenges and opportunities facing health systems and physician organizations so that they can position their services for success.


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Tackle these challenges

We surveyed health system strategic planners to find out their top challenges and priorities. Here are our six key findings:

  1. Financial challenges persist despite rebounds in utilization.
  2. Volume is migrating to ambulatory settings.
  3. Disruptors are targeting profit centers, rewiring care paths.
  4. Respondents are trying to optimize existing portfolios.
  5. Health systems are focusing on margin, mission, and workforce priorities.
  6. Capital spending constraints are limiting strategic flexibility.

Refer to our comparison chart to understand and compare key elements from each for the five types of physician groups:

  • Physician-owned medical group

  • Enablement partner

  • National medical group franchise 

  • Virtual care organization

  • Health system-owned medical group

We dive deep into site-of-care shifts by looking at the setting where care is performed today and in the future. We use proprietary claims data, forecasting methodologies, and qualitative research methods to help you plan for the shifts in site of care likely to impact your business.


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