Space Planning and Programming

In a volatile healthcare environment, where regulations and reimbursement are constantly changing, planning any capital project can be challenging. The Catalyst Facility Planners separate wants from needs and align the program and plan with operational goals, strategic initiatives, capital constraints and regulatory requirements. Our team can assist in the programming of a new hospital, ambulatory center, or the renovation of departments.


Confirming that your facility is efficient and within reason of industry standards.


Determination of Key Planning Units, space definition, quantity and size.

Space Utilization

Understanding who will occupy spaces, why, and how frequently.

Codes & Regulations

Overlaying building code and policy regulations to assure health, safety, & well fare of patients and staff.

Consensus Building

Aligning stakeholders in a unified direction.

Key Adjacencies

Prioritizing what spaces and departments must be next to or near another.


How the spaces all come together to achieve design principles.

”Their willingness to try to solve the “impossible problem” and to actually solve it is laudatory.”

Project Director, Mission Hospital for Advanced Medicine

Case Studies

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