The space that the hospital sits on is often more important than the building itself. You must make sure you are consulting with an engineer who can help you orient the building in the right direction. When you do not point the building in the right direction, you will run into problems with traffic and the flow of people into the building.
Also, the space needs to be cleared to make sure that it will remain steady for the future. A large hospital cannot be moved or repaired once it has been placed on the foundation. You want to be extra sure that your hospital is going to remain stable for every patient who walks through the door.
The engineer can provide insight into the construction of the building that you will not find anywhere else. There are many medical gases running through the building, and you need to make sure that the building is as safe as it can be. This requires placing rooms in certain places, and the interior of the building must be designed to make sure the wires and pipes running through it cannot be easily damaged.
The rooms are the most important part of the building, and an engineer can help you decide how to structure each room to serve the patients and the medical staff. When the medical staff need to serve patients, they must have easy access to all their tools. The patients and their families need to be in a space that helps them remain comfortable.
You cannot serve the community well unless you have built a hospital that is perfect in every way. Hiring an engineer to lead the project will give you a hospital everyone in the area can be proud of.