Strategies for Accommodating Higher Patient Volumes - Bill Ledger

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed our healthcare system in the U.S. like nothing before. The impact for hospital facilities in particular has been deeply felt in many ways. Even though some areas of the country didn’t have the large number of critical patients that was first anticipated, it was still a wake-up call that hospitals need to be better prepared for future patient surges.
 
Bill Ledger, Director of Healthcare Design at Design Collaborative, talks about the strategies for accommodating more patients in this article by Healthcare Design Magazine, using two examples of recent healthcare projects by DC: Mercy Health - St. Rita Medical Center, and Rush Memorial Hospital.
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Bill Ledger, AIA, ACHA, NCARB, EDAC, LEED AP
Director of Healthcare Design
Design Collaborative
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