There have always been bricks and mortar in Lin Gentile’s life. Lin, vice president, construction & support services at Akron Children’s Hospital, comes from a family of builders, with both her father and brother involved in the construction and maintenance of buildings. When Lin began overseeing Children’s construction and expansion projects, the work came naturally […]
As Akron Children’s Hospital moves forward with its $200 million campus expansion, a crystal ball would come in handy. With healthcare reform, changing demographics, and other uncertainties, our goal is to build flexibility into our design in every way possible. We can make educated guesses regarding future patient volumes and acuity, reimbursement levels, the always-changing technology and best practices for care, but they are just that – educated guesses.