Healthcare Consulting

Healthcare Consulting

Tomorrow’s hospitals must be flexible to be viable for the future. An accelerating digital transformation and the implications of changes in health policy require a high level of adaptability and a future-oriented combination of formerly separated services and area. Besides contemporary building structures and state-of-the-art space design, efficient and cost-optimized organizational processes are essential. The experts from Drees & Sommer have specialized in such challenges. The Healthcare Consulting team develops integrated strategies for health institutions.

Healthcare Consulting: Taking up challenges with flexibility

Increasing operating and investment costs are stretching operators to their limits. On top of this, the serious shortage of staff and specialists, along with outdated building structures that have been extended over time, are slowing down existing processes so that the current demand can no longer be met.


Important topics on the agenda

  • Define suitable handling models for your projects and plans
  • Assure quality standards
  • Optimize processes, to reduce costs
  • Design flexible and future-proof building structures
  • Address changes and define measures


Our Holistic Healthcare Consulting Services

We provide consulting services and support to solve your task from the perspective of the user and operator. Our healthcare experts work alongside you as partners in the project.
Our interdisciplinary expert team takes a holistic view, provides strategic and organizational direction, draws up master plans and designs operating processes, or delivers a second opinion. We offer comprehensive solutions from one single source.

We support you from the idea through implementation to commissioning.



  • Process consulting and optimization (digital and analogue), with in-depth consideration of specific issues; innovative and effective system designs
  • Space and functional planning
  • Target and master plans
  • Requirements analysis and assessment
  • Medical-related conceptual design and consulting
  • Strategic and operational user management
  • Interactive user involvement through virtual reality (inspacion)
  • (Clinical) commissioning, planning and management
  • Organizational development and change management
  • Clinical risk management

Your benefits

Our interdisciplinary team comprises clinicians, process and organizational consultants, medical technicians and engineers. An integrated approach covers all aspects that are important for successful consulting, steering, controlling and implementation. We offer you

  • expertise from numerous projects in and outside Germany;
  • solid clinical concepts developed by sector experts with long-standing experience;
  • construction technical expertise in coordination with project management;
  • strategic management and organizational consultancy services;
  • targeted advice on digital transformation and implementation of tailor-made digital strategies;
  • detailed definition of user requirements and project setups;
  • one-stop experts for all types of troubleshooting.

We understand the complex hospital system. With our widely diversified core expertise, our Healthcare Consulting team can guarantee comprehensive and targeted consulting in core processes. We have extensive practical experience and the necessary expertise in the sector to make our clients’ visions a reality.

Do you wish to learn more about our integrated approach?

Frank Pickel Head of Healthcare