Health Care

Capital and Facility Planning

Analyze, optimize, and implement capital and facility planning with strategic business decisions.

As a high growth organization within an ever-changing health care landscape, it's likely that you are challenged by questions, such as:

  • Should we add a new service line?
  • Should we build a new facility?
  • What services should the new facility house?
  • Should we merge with a larger health system or acquire a smaller, specialty practice?

We utilize a combination of market, financial, and reimbursement data to support strategic business decisions. By exploring business decisions from these perspectives, we can be confident that our recommendations to you are thoroughly supported by evidence-based data.

Some of the specific areas we cover include:

Market and Facility Services

  • Market assessment
  • Demand forecasting
  • Physician demand planning
  • Master facility planning
  • Functional space programming
  • Strategic site evaluation and selection

Financial Services

  • Financial affordability studies
  • Debt capacity studies
  • Reimbursement impact studies
  • Financial examined forecasts
  • Feasibility studies
  • Lender selection facilitation
  • USDA and HUD financing
  • Strategic financial planning
  • Valuation and transactions

Are you concerned about the market challenges/opportunities related to new services or new markets? Are you addressing the dynamics of health care reform with a well-coordinated plan to address the "quadruple aim" from a strategic, service delivery, and operational perspective?  We can help. Contact us to share your questions and concerns. We can tell you how we've helped similar health care organizations and how we can help you.


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Featured Expertise

Kelly Arduino, MA, MBA

Kelly Arduino is a partner in Wipfli LLP’s health care practice.  She has over 18 years of experience in health care, with an emphasis in health care finance and strategy.  Kelly functions as a business advisor and facilitator for her clients and is often the liaison between and among health care organizations as they develop “partnerships” or other joint planning efforts.

Did you know...

Wipfli's health care team has completed more FHA HUD feasibility studies than any other firm.

We have provided over $600MM in application assistance and feasibility studies for USDA financings.

Wipfli is the firm-of-choice for Cal-Mortgage.

St. Luke's Health System
Matt Bell, VP of Strategic Planning

"Wipfli Health Care Consulting has been an extremely valuable resource in planning new facility development projects for St. Luke's Health System. Wipfli's customized planning approach was instrumental in helping us thoroughly understand the markets we serve and identify the appropriate facility needs to serve our patients. They are creative, resourceful, accessible and provide excellent value."

Read Kelly Arduino's quarterly columns featured on Healthcare Financial Management Association's website.