We work with our clients to tackle challenges head-on, reimagining approaches to create and sustain, well-functioning, thriving and resilient health systems and contributing to personal, societal and economic well-being.


Today, our health systems face complex challenges. Emerging and evolving science and technology drive constant change in models of care and health services delivery. Burgeoning data sets make the task of interrogating, interpreting and using that data to optimize operations ever more complex. Growing populations, changing demographics and communicable and non-communicable diseases that continue to flourish in our communities are pressuring service capacity and budgets.

And that was before COVID-19 emerged.

The global pandemic has raised serious questions about multi-faceted supply chains and health security of nations. It put the spotlight on the importance of biomedical education and research facilities and pharmaceutical manufacturing capabilities as part of a broader holistic health system. And it’s highlighted the role of other critical services providers, such as water supply and mass transport, in keeping populations well and thriving.

Around the globe, we’re helping clients face these challenges head-on, reimagining approaches to create and sustain, well-functioning, thriving and resilient health systems and contributing to personal, societal and economic well-being.

  • 100 +

    healthcare projects representing over $45B in construction cost​s

  • $ 1 B+

    documented healthcare savings since 2005

  • 30 +

    major academic medical centers

We’ve been working with healthcare providers and biopharmaceutical companies around the globe for more than 50 years and are the largest professional services provider to the biopharmaceutical industry. We have a detailed and nuanced understanding of their clinical, operational and business performance requirements and we understand the challenges they face in managing their healthcare environment today while planning for tomorrow. We leverage deep subject matter expertise across diverse scientific, infrastructure, environmental and digital domains, to deliver the very best solutions so they can bring their very best to the patients and families counting on them. 

Don't just take our word for it though, Engineering News-Record ranks Jacobs No. 1 in both Healthcare facilities design and Pharmaceuticals. 

Reimagining health care

Our Solutions

We're providing end-to-end solutions to complex challenges to create and sustain well-functioning and thriving health systems and communities.

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    Health System Governance

    We advise governments, healthcare agencies and organizations on creating and implementing new pathways for effective decision-making, resource management and operational environments. We focus on system structure, policy frameworks, oversight mechanisms, financial models, healthcare coalitions and accountability.

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    Health Operations Advisory

    We advise healthcare executives, service providers and corporate partners on pathways to remain people-centered, while making services accessible, affordable and integrated. We provide strategic, operational and digital advisory and implementation support to improve quality of care, optimize service delivery and enhance the safety of patients and healthcare workers.

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    Health Infrastructure

    We serve health system operators and providers, academic medical centers and research institutions and the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies across the full asset lifecycle from funding, planning, design and procurement to construction, asset management, commissioning, and operations and maintenance. We provide end-to-end solutions that respond to our clients’ needs by delivering innovative facilities that are sustainable to operate and enhance economic, social and environmental outcomes.

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    Supporting critical infrastructure as part of the holistic health system

    We work with critical infrastructure operators as they continue to evolve their understanding of the role they play in keeping communities healthy and well as part of a holistic health system,   providing environmental, engineering, scientific and advisory solutions that support improved public health outcomes.

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