Find the most effective way to construct and manage a hospital. Build your hospital smart and avoid excess time and resources consumed by examining your patients unnecessary. You can choose to micromanage your patients or hope that your doctors are able to identify the cause of their symptoms.
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Mostly Positive (80) - 76% of the 80 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 21, 2016

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Early access gives us the opportunity to include the community in developing Hospitalize. Everyone has a relationship with hospitals, either through own experiences or through friends or familiy. We want to capture community ideas to develop the best gaming experience possible. Feedback from the players are important to us in order to learn what you like, and to know what we can do better.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We are currently estimating that the game will be in early access for about 12 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Our goal is a casual, but complex hospital simulator. It should be easy to play and uncomplicated at start, but with depth and challenge in the long run.
A fully equipped hospital will include emergency rooms, intensive care unit, mental ward and many other departments found in real hospitals.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current state of the game features patients, illnesses and hospital management. You start the with the tools to create a basic doctor’s office and turn it into a medium size hospital. Each new game starts with a tutorial that walks you through the mechanics of the game, followed by randomly generated missions to guide you throughout the game. All patients have interactable journals with symptoms, conditions and scheduled activities.
We are currently polishing and balancing the initial content and features.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“We plan to gradually raise the price as we ship new content and features.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Feedback is important to know we are developing in the right direction. Player ideas and thoughts will be included whenever we are deciding on new content and drawing the roadmap for future development.
We will be present at steam forum as much as possible and available by email support.”
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November 26

Dev Update [26.11.2017]

Some info on 'Departments'!

Good evening Everyone,

'Departments' are almost ready and is nearing its official release! We've gotten tons of great and constructive feedback from players over at the 'Experimental Branch' and has helped us a lot!

A quick overview:
  • You can create your own departments and set up what symptoms, treatments and which illnesses are handled there.
  • Every department have the option to add a Doctor and/or an Administrator as the head of that department. Different leaders give different bonuses.
  • This means that the all-new medical skills of that Head Doctor/Administrator will determine how that department plays out.

'Departments' is the biggest patch we have done and are eager to have every one of you try it out. We can't wait for release!

Thank you!
- Illeris Team
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November 11

Departments are almost ready!

To the Experimental Branch!

Hello everyone!

We’re now ready to let you guys have a go with the ‘Departments’ update!
We will launch it to the ‘Experimental branch’ so please keep in mind that, if you do decide to try it out, bugs will occur.

You’re more than welcome to savor the experience for another time when it’s in its finished state, but for those of you who just can’t wait you'll be able to try out the 'Departments' update right now!

And with that, We STRONGLY recommend that, if you decide to try out the ‘Experimental branch’, backup ALL your savegames and read the guidelines in the ‘Experimental branch’ section of the forums. If you then have any issues loading the game, delete the savegames folder and try again. That is if you have BACKED UP your savegames! :]

The ‘Experimental branch’ will be patched regularly following the next weeks. Everything associated with this will be posted in the ‘Experimental branch’ section of the forums, keep an eye on this.
Also, do keep in mind that this is just a first look at Departments. It will be updated with more content as we go along.
Spam us with bug reports and check the ‘Send Stats’ button and we’ll get cracking on fixing whatever there is you find! (Let’s face it, you won’t find anything)

- Illeris Team
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About This Game

Hospitalize is all about finding the most effective way to construct and manage a hospital. Build your hospital smart and avoid excess time and resources consumed by traveling and examining your hospitalized patients unnecessary.

Staff it and watch your “minions” attempt to navigate through your hospital maze and solve all your patients’ troubles. As the administrator, you really do not need to care much about what your employees keep themselves occupied with on a daily schedule. You have much more important things to do, like taking big decisions and building the hospital.

Balance your next hospital expansion between what the hospital needs and what that is most profitable. Choose the right staff and manage the hospital policies. Do the patients need to be fully healed before the doctors discharge them, or will you discharge them early and get paid?
Send patients through your different hospital examinations and see if you or any of your doctors are able to identify the cause of their symptoms and give them the right treatment. Your doctors and nurses will often try to do their best, but as the hospital administrator, you can always overrule their decisions and modify all your patients’ journals.

- Sandbox construction
- Hospital management
- Financial reports
- Diseases and treatments based on real life
- Doctors handbook
- Randomized missions

Every patient is affected by a unique combination of symptoms of different strength. Some are more obvious and easy to handle, while others are more challenging. Use the doctor’s handbook as a guide while trying to navigate the complex web of symptoms, illnesses and treatments.

Avoid malpractice, and become the best hospital administrator in the world!

System Requirements

    • OS: Microsoft Windows 7
    • Processor: 2 GHz dual core
    • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Hardware Accelerated Graphics with 2GB or better
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 400 MB available space
    • OS: Microsoft Windows 10
    • Processor: 3 GHz dual core or better
    • Memory: 4096 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Hardware Accelerated Graphics with 4GB or better
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
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