Medicine at the Mall

January 2009
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jan2009, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p12
The article focuses on the advantages of the transformation of shopping centers into satellite campuses for hospitals, particularly in terms of saving money and expansion of their reach in the community. Two trends cited as driving the development of medical malls are the movement of customers to suburbs and the demand for locating medical service facilities near residential areas. For Vanderbilt University Medical Center, getting a medical clinic space at One Hundred Oaksshopping center addressed the challenges of accessibility and becoming landlocked.


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