Health Facilities Management | Hospitals Test Out New Design Concepts

Health Facilities Mgmt - Lab PhotoOrganization improves project design and delivery process

Petra Integrated Construction Strategies (ICS), La Palma, Calif., is working to innovate health care design and construction through advanced project management and delivery tools, and new facility design concepts.

Petra ICS is a subsidiary of the Innovation Institute, La Palma, a for-profit organization owned by nonprofit health systems. The institute’s initial member owners are St. Joseph Health, Irvine, Calif.; Bon Secours Health System, Marriottsville, Md.; and Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Orange, Calif. It comprises a growth fund for private investors, an enterprise development group of companies that provide services to hospitals, and an innovation lab that has an alliance partnership with the Cleveland Clinic to identify and support new health care ideas.  More…