Schafer recognizes that health care providers must remain
at the forefront in staff, philosophy and facility or else
face closing the doors. Providers are challenged in many ways
and by a multitude of factors:
- Old inflexible facilities which cannot adequately accommodate
new health care delivery systems and technology.
- Considerations of how environmental quality effects patient's
outcomes and staff productivity.
- Health Care Reform - its implications & impact.
- Facility evaluations - build new, renovate, retrofit or
As providers struggle with planning and preconstruction
activities, such as mission review, available resources, demographics,
current and future technology, community needs and requirements,
etc., Schafer, as your team member, provides solutions. Schafer
will address issues of coordination, scheduling, budgeting,
costs, constructibility, quality control, phasing, sequencing,
impact on day-to-day operations and safety for visitors, staff