Obamacare’s Unintended Effect On Hospitals (globest.com)

Phillip Soule

Obamacare’s Unintended Effect On Hospitals (globest.com)

GlobeSt.com sat down with Cuningham Group Principal Phil Soule on the relationship between the Affordable Care Art and influx of patients seeking care in emergency departments. Patients are finding that physicians will not accept their health insurances. Instead they seek care in hospital emergency departments who are required to provide care under the ACA. In addition to this topic, Phil gave his insight about the latest trends in hospital design and what makes projects, like the award-winning Sharp Mesa Vista’s expansion and remodel, stand out.

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“Some healthcare decisions like orthopedic and having a baby are marketing based decisions. People will check out facilities and choose where they want to go, so these facilities are having to keep up with each other in terms
of quality of space as well as quality of staff in
those service lines particularly.”

Phil Soule, AIA, ACHA, DBIA
Cuningham Group Principal