Previous HIR Research Projects

2016-2017

1Innovation in the Built Environment for Healthcare

ASHE - American Society for Healthcare Engineering A Program of the American Hospital Association

Identify recent innovation based on actual project outcomes from the past three years…

2Owner Organization for Successful Project Outcomes

NIBS National Institute of Building Sciences

The most important stakeholder, by far, in the process of shaping healthcare infrastructure is the Owner. And yet, most owners don’t effectively exert the project controls available to them. How owners organize their internal decision and accountability structure is perhaps the single most critical element in producing successful project outcomes.

3Developing a Flexible Healthcare Infrastructure

NIBS National Institute of Building Sciences

4Speed to Market Strategies

NIBS National Institute of Building Sciences

5Defining the Next Generation’s Focus

NIBS National Institute of Building Sciences

6Reducing Initial Capital Costs

NIBS National Institute of Building Sciences

2016-2017

7Alternative Project Delivery Strategies / Healthcare Buildings

RBI Rice University Building Institute

We identified 65 industry leading firms, representing all functional elements of the process, who participated in a 2-year program to search for process improvement.

2010-2015

8Academic Medical Center Growth Strategies

RBI Rice University Building Institute

Forty American Academic Medical Centers participated in this study.

9Project Delivery Comparative Analysis - United States Department of Defense

RBI Rice University Building Institute

10Process Integration Initiative - United States Department of Defense

RBI Rice University Building Institute

The processes and procedures currently in place to program, plan, design, and construct healthcare facilities have become fragmented. The purpose of this initiative is to re-integrate relevant architectural, engineering, and construction efforts.

11Cost Premium Analysis - United States Department of Defense

RBI Rice University Building Institute

Within the Military Healthcare System, professionals agree that it should cost more to build on American military bases. The question is: What is the acceptable cost premium?

12Process Innovation Workshops - United States Department of Defense

RBI Rice University Building Institute

These are a series of one-day events designed to engage the private sector plus the DoD in an ongoing search for process innovation.

13AEC Industry Competitiveness

RBI Rice University Building Institute

What will be required for the next generation of firms in the AEC industry to acquire a position of market prominence?

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