Study Gives Hospital Market a Clean Bill of Health

The baby boomer generation is aging, which will increase the need for more health-care services and boost the construction of new hospitals, according to AMI Environmental, an Omaha, Neb.-based environmental consulting and remediation management firm.

About 96% of the respondents expect the health-care market to grow in the next two years.

The tables illustrate the predictions of the respondents, which included architects, engineers, health-care administrators, and health-care facilities managers.

Top Five Reasons for the Initiation of Health-Care Construction and Renovation Projects

  1. The capacity of the existing facility doesn't meet demand

  2. Technology needs must be accommodated

  3. Need to satisfy customer demand for new services

  4. Need to optimize existing space

  5. Desire to attract new patients

Source: AMI