New Research Highlights Changing Dynamics of Medical Office Space

Perspective on Market Influences Driving Change

La Palma, Calif. –  Petra Integrated Construction Strategies (Petra ICS), the capital planning and construction management subsidiary of The Innovation Institute, announced today the availability of a new white paper: Changing Dynamics of Medical Office Space – Perspective on Market Influences that are Driving Change, which provides perspective as to the history of medical office development post WWII leading up to trends, strategies and tools influencing disruptive innovation. Planning concepts to address these changes are identified; and construction considerations for speed to market are highlighted.

“Given the pace at which we are experiencing change due to innovation and technology, health systems must be flexible and adaptable in strategic planning,” said Craig Beam, president of Petra ICS, one of the authors of the white paper. He concludes, “The large legacy health care campuses are giving way to more community based care, which requires health systems to incorporate innovative design, construction and predictive analytics to best address their marketplaces.”

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Petra Integrated Construction Strategies (Petra-ICS) is a subsidiary of The Innovation Institute, an organization fueled to cultivate innovative solutions to transform healthcare by doing more, with less, for more people. Through a diverse team of professionals, Petra creates safe environments and holistic solutions, which enhance the way care is delivered and the way people live. Services include program and construction management; capital planning and risk management; facility master planning and pre-design; facility infrastructure; organizational resource planning; and community engagement. For more information, please visit