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The ROI behind Efficient Facility Design


We look at how an Efficient Design & Productive Care Strategy can improve patient satisfaction and redefine hospital profit margin

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Within the changing healthcare landscape, it has become increasingly apparent that quality of care and safety outcomes for patients, and staff, are closely linked to the physical environment of the facility.

With the physical design directly impacting the financial performance of any unit, specialty facility or acute care facility as a whole, it is essential for CEOs to build investment strategies into their strategic plan that encompass the design of their facilities.  Specifically developing a strategy that optimizes efficiency of the square footage, efficiency of staff and patient movement to increase productivity of space and staff throughout each department will have a significant impact on hospital costs. 

Webinar Learning Objectives:

Benefits behind the elements of Efficient Design and Productive Care Facility Planning and Design strategies

Impact of positive financial performance and patient satisfaction improvements

Discovering that innovative and creative facilities represent one of the most available avenues to clinical profits and workplace quality improvements





William F. “Bud” Barrow, II is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Inc., sponsored by the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System.  Additionally, Mr. Barrow serves on the board of Park Place Surgical Hospital and has leadership oversight of joint venture partnerships such as Heart Hospital of Lafayette.

Prior to joining Our Lady of Lourdes, he served as CEO of Desoto Regional Health System in Mansfield, LA, and subsequently CEO at Opelousas General Health System. He currently serves on the American Hospital Association (AHA) Board of Trustees and serves as Chairman of the AHA Regional Policy Board 7, was a past Chairman of the Board for the Louisiana Hospital Association and is a current member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.  

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In 1989 Wayne founded The Estopinal Group LLC, now TEG Architects; he implemented a healthcare planning and design strategy for service, shaped by his prior years of intense experience. Capitalizing on his background in the for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare sectors, Wayne built a culture of collaborative planning and design that is demonstrated through the firm’s understanding of healthcare operations and how design directly impacts hospital operations, clinical efficiencies and corporate successes at all levels.

With the support and dedication of his team, he has built a dynamic architectural practice centered on innovative strategies involving research, client engagement and structuring a team of professionals that share a focus on Service, Quality & Creativity. 


William F. “Bud” Barrow, II

President & CEO

 Our Lady of Lourdes

Regional Medical Center, Inc.

R. Wayne Estopinal  



TEG Architects

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