Why Comparing Hospital Construction Costs Is Challenging

By Chris Hickman Construction, in general, is expensive. When you add in the special features for a medical-grade facility – including sophisticated ventilation and sometimes redundant higher-level electrical systems, not to mention generally more [...]

2020-11-02T19:57:10-05:00November 2nd, 2020|

How Hospitals and Airlines Are Alike: Learning from Other Industries to Improve Healthcare Experience in Pandemic

By Bill Eveloff Finding new opportunities and solutions means coming at challenges from different perspectives. In this age of safety in the pandemic environment, that’s never been more true. As we look at what [...]

2020-08-31T11:16:11-04:00August 31st, 2020|

Remobilizing Healthcare Construction: 5 Questions on Everyone’s Minds

By Craig Beam & Chris Hickman The coronavirus pandemic shut down the roughly $45 billion annual healthcare construction industry almost overnight in March. As they continue to manage through the COVID-19 spread and respond to [...]

2020-07-28T16:29:47-04:00July 28th, 2020|

Smart Ways to Return to Business after COVID-19 Hospital Furloughs and Cost Reductions

As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues across American cities, many hospitals are pivoting in the moment to focus efforts on treating – and being prepared to treat – those sickest with COVID-19. Rightly so, [...]

2020-06-10T15:16:17-04:00May 1st, 2020|

The State of Healthcare Part 3: Areas of Opportunity for Healthcare To Do Better

By Craig Beam Welcome to the third and final part of my series taking a look at the state of healthcare. With the arrival of a new year — and a new decade — [...]

2020-02-26T11:07:15-05:00February 26th, 2020|

Petra Impacts the Future of Healthcare Design and Construction with Role on Texas Workgroup

By Logan West At Petra, we’re all about creating better — for our clients, for the healthcare industry, and for the patients we ultimately all serve. We’re excited to recently have had the chance [...]

2019-11-08T11:53:49-05:00November 8th, 2019|
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