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Why has the construction of a new building being viewed as a sunk cost?

There is little association between investment and outcomes.


What is a clinical and safety outcome that is typically not affected by the design of the physical healthcare environment?

Adverse reactions to drugs


What is the primary goal of writing a business case?

To demonstrate how facility investments can enhance safety


To make the business case for design innovations, what needs to be balanced against on going operating savings and enhanced revenue?

One-time construction costs