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|

St. Joseph Health Santa Rosa Memorial’s State-of-the-Art MOB

With construction complete, the new 92,000 square foot, four-story MOB with a six-level, 600-space parking structure will transform the Santa Rosa Memorial campus with needed capacity for structured parking, medical office space, and advanced [...]

2020-07-16T12:08:22-04:00July 15th, 2020|

Petra Expertise, Experience Helps Organizations Seek COVID-19 Relief Funds from FEMA

By Craig Beam The coronavirus pandemic is like nothing any of us has ever experienced. But without question, preparing for this crisis has been akin to a disaster for many of our partners and [...]

2020-05-14T11:10:00-04:00May 14th, 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|

How a Healthcare Design & Construction Group Turned a Negative Situation Into a Positive Outcome

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted all aspects of our lives, from increasing anxiety about the health of our loved ones to missing milestones and important events being cancelled. The last few months have been tough [...]

2020-04-07T19:39:34-04:00April 6th, 2020|
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