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While the benefits of caring for inpatients within a private room have now been time tested, there are thousands who still receive care outside of this clinically preferred environment on a daily basis. As is often the case, the benefits may be clear, but the perceived cost of providing more private patient rooms has prevented the wholesale adoption of this basic principle throughout the United States. Building new bed towers has been an option for systems that could afford to build new facilities. However, many systems do not have that luxury or are landlocked, at capacity and cannot expand or afford to give up beds from their license. This session will provide a roadmap for the successful renovation of patient units to accommodate all private rooms, or enhanced 2-Bed rooms that incorporate best clinical practices in a cost effective manner. By breaking down the success factors into ten key considerations, this session will allow designers, managers, and contractors to plan and execute such projects more effectively. Case studies will be presented to demonstrate how this straightforward approach can increase the success of renovations that convert (primarily) double bedded units into single patient room units.