Between 2010 and 2016, approximately 20 million Americans gained health insurance due to the Affordable Care Act and therefore improved access to healthcare services. For healthcare facilities, this means more potential patients, and figuring out how to service those patients effectively. Budgetary concerns are often top of mind when it comes to improved patient experience. How can a facility serve all its patients effectively, with positive outcomes, while maintaining a hold on their budget?
Hospital construction and renovation are essential pieces of health insurance expansion and patient services. Without the facilities to keep patients safe and comfortable, it is impossible to offer top flight care. But renovation projects can also be costly, from planning and labor to the equipment itself that is necessary to complete the project. Being able to serve patients while renovations are ongoing can be critical to maintaining operations and keep a project within its budgetary scope. Building drywall vestibules as dust containment measures can eat into that renovation budget considerably. Further, those vestiblues are not resueable and must be disposed of or recycled at the end of the project.
When every purchase is scrutinized, you want to be sure that your buying tools that will improve patient experience and help your facility to operate more efficiently. Instead of cutting off all capital towards new tools, look at the potential savings when replacing current processes with new options. The AnteRoom, as you can see in the chart above, is just one example of a hospital equipment investment that will pay for itself quicker than you might think.
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