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Healthcare real estate

Healthcare real estate is a niche market within the larger real estate industry. Healthcare real estate or "medical real estate" describes buildings, offices, and campuses leased to members or organizations within the healthcare community. These buildings can be owned by hospitals, health systems or private or public third party groups. There is a rising trend among hospitals, health care systems, and medical practitioners to embrace third party ownership and management of real estate. By using third party developers, they can preserve their capital resources for acute care needs and focus ...

International healthcare accreditation

Due to the near-universal desire for safe and good quality healthcare, there is a growing interest in international healthcare accreditation. Providing healthcare, especially of an adequate standard, is a complex and challenging process. Healthcare is a vital and emotive issue - its importance pervades all aspects of societies, and it has medical, social, political, ethical, business, and financial ramifications. In any part of the world healthcare services can be provided either by the public sector or by the private sector, or by a combination of both, and the site of delivery of healthc ...