What if the new paradigm for a hospital was that of a proactive health facilitator rather than the more traditional, reactive role? Inherently, this would imply a foundational shift to the programming, design, and operational assumptions associated with a hospital. The Texas Health Resources campus in Frisco will serve as a case study with the objective to exploit this building project’s potential and evolve the current hospital model to more closely reflect a transition toward health, wellness, and preventative care.
Explore the community impact potential of a health facilitator by evaluating site selection and design, place-making architecture, and campus strategies, and a hospital’s reach outward.
Identify the responsible design impact of the health facilitator.
Assess the user impact opportunity of a health facilitator from the perspectives of the staff, patient, and visitor.
Hypothesize the anticipated long-term impact of a health facilitator in a neighborhood.