Advanced Medical Facilities
Benchmark utilizes its breadth and depth of knowledge from health care and institutional industry as well as from technology transfers from other advanced technical industries to plan facility projects to ensure long-term return on projects. These projects also require a different set of skills and industry knowledge not inherent to normal facility operations. Benchmark provides this knowledge and works with the existing facility management staff resulting in better-planned and more flexible facilities that will provide the return on investment as well as save costs in the future.
As the medical industry goes through many technical advancements in medicine and treatments, the industry is finding a need for better and safer patient care technology. Hospitals have recognized the need for better and safer patient moving, in fact many Hospital’s Health and Safety Dept. indicated that over 50% of the Hospital’s employee injuries are caused during patient moving.
Capital Project Coordination
Capital Programs are major investments for developing multiple facilities or infrastructures requiring many different expertise and resources as well as liaisons with other companies, organizations or government agencies. Define Capital Projects goals & scope, develop Integrated Schedule of Projects, determine resource & asset allocations and build the capital budget for corporate funding. Once underway, a defined and formatted reporting system is imperative to success of the Program. Status reporting throughout the life of the Program needs to be easily understood and comparable for progress measurements. However, all of this interaction must be coordinated by a single focal point providing the experience on coordinating and managing massive programs that involve dealing with multiple stakeholders for the duration of the program.
Facility Planning & Support
Many Health Care Organizations and Institutions have economically streamlined their management and staffing to concentrate on medical procedures and departmental profit centers. In the health care and institutional fields, the Facilities are not planned out, but rather are built or modified according to the new advancements in the medical or institutional procedures. Unfortunately, since facilities are the largest expense in both health care and institutional organizations, this planning is critical to ensure the maximum benefits to the organization.
Campus Master Planning
Master Planning involves the ability to look into the future and chart a path for not just today’s needs, but the future needs for growth and flexibility. We cannot predict the future, but proper planning can provide for room to capitalize on the new growth, technologies, advancements and innovations. The open minded planning for the future requires the ability not to be bound by the present, but to be proactive in basic infrastructure and logistics that will connect to the future investment.
For Students, Alumni & Community, the Pride & Success of THEIR School Matters. Whether you have a great athletic program or an up and coming program, High Schools are learning what colleges know; good athletic programs and facilities breed success and pride that is reflected throughout the entire school and community. This often acts as a catalysis for alumni and community philanthropy to benefit the entire educational system. Additional studies have shown that quality of facilities both athletic and academic have a direct effect on enrollment at education institutions at both the College and High School level.