Pikas, Ergo, Koskela, Lauri, Sapountzis, Stelios, Dave, Bhargav and Owen, Robert (2011) Overview of building information modelling in healthcare projects. In: HaCIRIC International Conference, 26-28th September 2011, The Lowry Hotel, Manchester. (Unpublished)

In this paper, we explore how BIM functionalities together with novel management concepts and methods have been utilized in thirteen hospital
projects in the United States and the United Kingdom. Secondary data collection and analysis were used as the method. Initial findings indicate that the utilization of BIM enables a holistic view of project delivery and helps to integrate project parties into a collaborative process. The initiative to implement BIM must come from the top down to enable early involvement of all key stakeholders. It seems that it is rather resistance from people to adapt to the new way of working and thinking than immaturity of technology that hinders the utilization of BIM.

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