n average, 51 Million surgical inpatient procedures are performed in the United States each year. With the increased focus on wellness, preventative, and team-based medicine, an introduction of new technology, and a change to patient outcome-based reimbursement, many traditional surgical procedures are evolving. Our healthcare clients are continuously looking for ways to improve service delivery and offer the highest quality of care for their patients. As an architecture firm, we diligently track healthcare trends and emerging best practices to offer our clients cutting-edge design solutions that meet their program and operational needs, increase efficiencies, and enhance the patient experience. One trend that is quickly gaining momentum as an effective way to maximize procedural benefits and improve patient outcomes is hybrid operating rooms.