CoxHealth is spending $160 million dollars in upgrades in Springfield and Branson.
Before move-in day, employees get a test drive.
A variety of mock hospital rooms are setup to better serve patients and employees.
Employees get to determine the most effective design. No word on the price tag of the rooms. It's included in the overall construction budget.
From the color of the walls to the height of the counter and bathroom location, it all matters for work flow.
"It allows us to catch challenges or things that the design team hasn't thought about. By bringing staff to the space we can go over and say, 'Oh wait we need to consider this or this is in the wrong place.' This kind of time is way worth the end result," said Beth Rutherford.
The rooms are smart. There are plenty of outlets to keep up with technology for the next 20 years.