SAN RAMON, CA—The rise of one-on-one conferencing with doctors via phone, online or video on either may make data centers a significant sub-sector of healthcare real estateJohn Pollock, COO of Meridian, a full service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate throughout California, tells The healthcare industry continues to see rapid change with the influx of the newly insured through Affordable Care Act exchanges, increased consumer awareness, the role of technology, and the lines between providers and payers becoming blurred, Pollock says.

Meridian will be closing out the year with more than 1.3 million square feet in development and acquisition throughout both Northern and Southern California. The company will continue to seek well-located suburban medical and general office value-add opportunities throughout California in 2016, and is currently in escrow to purchase a large medical-office building in Los Angeles County. Below, Pollock gives us his list of the four top trends impacting healthcare real estate.

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