2018 Survey Results

Based on the last year and looking forward, is your healthcare building activity:Response
Increasing67.4%
Decreasing3.3%
The same29.1%
Based on the last year and looking forward, your average healthcare project value has:Response
Increased66.0%
Decreased3.8%
Stayed the Same29.6%
No Responses<1%
The overall size (SF) of your healthcare project is:Response
Increasing54.5%
Decreasing9.5%
The Same35.8%
Do you feel the current state of healthcare system mergers is creating uncertainty with your construction projects?Response
Yes49.2%
No50.7%
Indicate the level of building you are doing in the following areas:
LessThe SameMoreNot Applicable
Outpatient Facilities/MOBs
8%29%59%4%
ERs
11%41%33%15%
Full-Service Hospital
21%39%27%13%
Specialty (heart, cancer center, behavioral, etc.)
10%32%49%10%
Micro Hospitals
12%27%24%37%
Senior Living/Nursing
11%23%31%35%
Bariatrics
13%35%15%37%
Do you use BIM on your projects?Response
Yes71.7%
No27.2%
No Responses<1%
Are you using virtual reality on your projects?Response
Yes44.9%
No54.0%
No Responses<1%
What percentage of your healthcare projects finish on time?Response
0-20%9.0%
21-40%7.1%
41-60%11.4%
61-80%23.4%
81-100%48.8%
Do you feel the skilled-worker shortage is affecting your projects?Response
Yes71.7%
No28.2%
Are you seeing less or more of the following:
Significant DecreaseLessThe SameMoreSignificant IncreaseDoes Not Apply
Projects tailored to older population (65 and older)
0%2%36%44%9%8%
Environmental certifications (LEED, WELL, etc.)
3%19%34%28%9%7%
Focus on disaster planning
1%6%39%38%8%8%
Security measures implemented
0%2%27%53%13%5%
Retailization concepts
1%5%32%33%6%22%
In the last year and for what is in planning, what percentage of your healthcare projects are renovations versus new buildings?Response
0-25% Renovations9.0%
26-50% Renovations26.7%
51-75% Renovations40.1%
76-100% Renovations23.9%
When it comes to building product selection, please rate the following:
Not ImportantMinor ImportanceImportantVery ImportantExtremely Important
Brand name
6%29%48%15%2%
Previous experience with product
0%2%19%51%28%
Relationship with company/rep
3%19%38%32%8%
Cost
0%2%28%45%25%
Warranty
1%6%35%43%16%
Recommendation of project team
0%6%38%43%13%
Do you involve the community, patients/customers in your planning? Response
Yes59.8%
No40.1%
Are you utilizing digital signage in your new facilities? Response
Yes60.2%
No39.7%
How are you preparing for future growth? (check all that apply)Response
Flex spaces36.5%
Shell space (additional SF for future use)31.2%
Incorporated into design plan (clearances, locations of departments, etc.)31.7%
All of the above54.3%
None of the above8.1%
Other5.7%
What infection control measures are being incorporated into your projects? (check all that apply)Response
Product selection37.5%
Medical staff involvement (initiatives, awareness, etc.)37.5%
Design and planning measures45.6%
Containment during construction39.9%
All of the above70.1%
None of the above3.3%
Other<1%
What areas would you like to see more content from MCD on? (check all that apply)Response
Building Interiors54.8%
International Topics12.5%
Project Profiles (In-depth review of recently completed facility)61.0%
Industry Trends59.6%
IT18.2%
Infection Control47.5%
Building Exteriors30.2%
Product News25.4%
MEP Topics34.6%
Other8.1%
What tradeshows do you typically attend throughout the year? (check all that apply)Response
AIA National Convention19.2%
ASHE Annual Conference21.1%
ASHE PDC Summit25.9%
Greenbuild6.7%
Healthcare Design Expo & Conference39.4%
Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo24.0%
NeoCon10.5%
Don’t attend tradeshows26.9%
Other14.9%

 

MCD thanks nora systems for their support of the 2018 Industry Pulse Survey.