Archive Surgical Construction Guide 2008

Surveying the 2008 Legal Landscape
As you prepare to enter a highly regulated industry, here are 5 key concerns facing your new surgical facility.

New Surgical Construction From A to Z
Your letter-perfect guide to doing it right.

See Your ORs Before They're Built
Before spending millions on their construction projects, these hospitals first created fake operating rooms.

9 Lessons Learned Along the Way
No matter where your construction journey ends, here's some advice to consider.

Countdown to Success
From applying for state licensure to ribbon cutting, here's a sensible timeline to follow.

The New Economics of ASCs
A new payment system will reimburse surgical centers 65 percent of what hospitals are paid.

The Case for Corporate Partners
Because business is their business.

The Case for Hospital Joint Ventures
Because they've got resources, influence and interest.

Planning for Office Surgery
A few fortuitous design decisions turned out to be key elements in my office suite's success.

Who Says There's a Credit Crunch?
Finance your project regardless of what's happening on Wall Street.

What Architects Wish You Knew
These insider tips can save you a bundle of on construction - and aspirin - expenses.

Facilities on Parade
A portfolio of opportunities for surgical entrepreneurs.

Equip Your Facility on a Budget
Cost constraints don't have to keep you from getting what you want.

ABC's of Accreditation
Beginner's guide to understanding and attaining accreditation.

How We Survived Our Construction Project
Reality TV inspired our staff to outlast a facility overhaul.

Get It First, But First Get It Right
A cautionary tale to remind you that slow and steady will win the race.

Managing Blind
Don't let the crisis du jour distract you from the big picture.

Design and Development for Dummies
Building and design tips from 100-plus surgical construction projects.

Shop Around Before You Join the Club
How to choose the group purchasing organization that's right for you.

Pointers from the Pros
Free advice from outpatient surgery development experts.

2008
Outpatient Surgery Magazine's Architects' Showcase