The global healthcare industry is undergoing a transformation from being provider-centric to being more patient-centric by focusing more on the outcomes and value of care delivered. This Research Service (RS) extensively evaluates a business case for technologies that enable better hospital design and strategic business models for healthcare enterprises that are focused on transforming the quality of care delivered to patients.

The RS evaluates the demand chain in the process of delivering healthcare, best practice business models, and gaps in improving the quality/delivery and cost of care delivered by organizations. It identifies the technologies that enable better hospital designs that address gaps in existing technology-based business models and evaluate technology-enabled design strategies for hospitals of the future that actively transform care delivery.