Feeling the impact of healthcare reform and the recession, many hospital owners are faced with the difficult task of driving down costs, which can include choosing between building new facilities or renovating existing ones. Requiring large capital expenditures and longer timelines, the design and construction of new hospitals isn't always a viable solution. Consequently, the decision to retrofit and update existing facilities has become more popular, because it allows hospital owners to meet changing needs and increasing demand with a smaller price tag and shorter schedule.
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