Scaling Down the Hospital

Published by Healthcare Finance From a real estate perspective, the healthcare landscape is dramatically changing. The massive, monolithic structures that have come to represent the acute care setting are becoming more stratified in smaller buildings across wider swaths of a community. As Medicare policy encourages shorter inpatient hospital stays and drives patients into the post-acute care world, the need for colossal facilities is declining, real estate analysts say. Click to continue to the full article.