Patty Looker, Associate AIA, FACHE, EDAC, Principal
VOA Associates Incorporated
In these days when healthcare provider leadership is compelled by huge changes in care provision, as well as looming deadlines for implementation of reform and difficult decisions about capital needs, it is easy to lose sight of parallel transformations taking place. What is always clear is that all transformations are grounded in the fact that our current US healthcare system is not sustainable. From every conference podium across the country since PPACA was passed, the keynote message is that "the train has left the station". Change is underway. And every part of the healthcare sector is involved.