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1

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

There is little association between investment and outcomes.

2

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

Adverse reactions to drugs

3

What is the primary goal of writing a business case?

To demonstrate how facility investments can enhance safety

4

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