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Q&A: Holiday lights

Brad Keyes discusses holiday light regulations


Hospitals fear Obamacare repeal may create financial strain

Affordable Care Act goes beyond expanding health insurance coverage to helping keep hospitals afloat, expert says


Trumpcare could cut public health funds

Funds for the prevention of bioterrorism and disease outbreaks would be eliminated


One-stop healthcare facility for veterans planned in Hawaii

Facility represents a first-in-the-nation leasing arrangement for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


ASHE honored designs put patients first

Vista awards honor exceptional teamwork on new healthcare construction, renovation and infrastructure projects


Chicago healthcare facility demolishing student housing for outpatient care facility

Buildings to be replaced by the Rush Center for Advanced Health Care


Q&A: Are smoke barrier doors required to be inspected in hospitals?

Brad Keyes discusses inspection requirements of smoke barrier doors in hospitals


Cancer center uses clerestory windows to add light into interior spaces

The 52,000-square-foot Valley Health Cancer Center at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Va., features a range of natural elements, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Ending approval requirements for new hospitals has mixed results

Certificate of need regulations have come under fire from legislators who want to improve competition in the healthcare


Yelp-style app lets veterans rate healthcare facilities

Confusing facility layouts, poor staffing, excessive wait times are some of the issues addressed in the reviews


Concierge-style healthcare facility opens in Palm Beach

Center has a high-resolution CT scanner, digital X-ray machine, ultrasound room, body composition analyzer and LED light therapy bed


Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center designed for different mission

Replacement hospital must respond to different service members and potentially different types of injuries and patient experiences, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Q&A: Drills for off-site locations

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire drills


Urgent care centers gaining traction in Toledo area

Health systems trying to cut costs, emergency room crowding


Trends affecting healthcare real estate in 2017

Repeal of the Affordable Care Act is just one issue potentially affecting the industry


Urgent care centers leading retail healthcare delivery

Hospitals run 37 percent of urgent care facilities in U.S.


Tenn. healthcare facility's facade supports visibility and efficiency

Methodist South Hospital's emergency department's new facade gives the addition a more visible presence, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Healthgrades names 2017 Best Hospitals

Medicare inpatient data from the Medicare Provider Analysis and Review database from 2013 through 2015 for the 32 most common inpatient conditions and procedures is considered


CMS reimbursement changes could alter facility building plans

Lower reimbursement rate for services at a hospital-owned outpatient center may discourage the building of outlying facilities, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


New Pa. microhospital may be future of healthcare

A new $35 million microhospital is under construction in Lancaster


Healthcare facilities striving for on-demand access

Health systems reposition themselves with convenient care centers, virtual venues


Q&A: Cooking ranges open to the corridor

Brad Keyes discusses cooking ranges open to the corridor


Nursing homes opening their doors to students

Some facilities are allowing college students to move in


Possible ACA repeal could change strong forecast for healthcare real estate

Colliers International’s 2017 Health Care Marketplace Report shows that questions loom for the year ahead


Calif. rehab facility adds wellness center

Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center undertaking $418 million construction and renovation project


British Columbia healthcare facility consolidates space

The Copeman Healthcare Centre was previously scattered between several floors of one building but is now located on two consecutive floors, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


University Medical Center Tucson features updated and expanded operating rooms

New facility also has an integrated imaging and interventional floor, and all-private patient rooms, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


NFMT event to include seminar on NFPA 45: Flammable liquids and other hazardous materials in laboratories

The 2017 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.


African-American hospitals served excluded communities

Black-owned or –operated hospitals were prominent in the South and in northern cities from the time of slavery until the Civil Rights era


Facility introduces new assisted living model

An assisted senior living provider is expanding its independent living light program, according to an article on the iAdvance Senior Care website


Q&A: Power taps connected to carts

Brad Keyes discusses permanency of power taps connected to carts


Safety net hospitals could lose $40 billion with ACA repeal

That amount represents lost coverage and cuts to Medicaid and Medicare disproportionate share hospital funding from 2018 through 2026


Atlanta health provider plans massive new complex

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta to build a $1 billion medical campus


Construction on massive Fargo hospital project finished

The $494 million, 11-story hospital took five years and 2.4 million man-hours


New external canopy of NSW hospital creates visual cohesion, boundaries

The design of Lismore Base Hospital, New South Wales, Australia, also provides a landscaped place of respite for patients and visitors, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.


Q&A: Fire-rated doors in non-fire-rated walls

Brad Keyes discusses requirements for a fire-rated doors in non-fire-rated walls


Young adult mental health campus offers peaceful setting

Atlanta organization opens treatment center in college-like setting


Hazardous chemical labeling system modified

U.S. employers had until June 1, 2016 to update their workplace labeling and hazard communication programs


Attracting millennials to healthcare facility/design professions

The first step is figuring out what motivates the 18- to 34-year-olds of today


Children’s Hospital New Orleans plans $225 million expansion

The 20-bed cardiac unit will be expanded with all private rooms


Q&A: Maintaining testing/inspection documents

Brad Keyes discusses how long a facility should maintain testing and inspection documents


Union members OK Mayo proposal

Union leaders suggest situation has caused long-term damage


Colo. VA hospital exempt from federal hiring freeze

Aurora VA needs about 300 new employees to activate medical campus


Nursing home residents gain new protections

First of new CMS revisions took effect in late November


Whitepaper: 'What’s Next for U.S. Healthcare Under Trump?'

L.E.K. 'Executive Insights' discusses a framework for monitoring and interpreting possible executive and legislative actions


Delbert Day Cancer Institute design blends technology, amenities

Amenities included to serve patients and families who are required to spend an extended period of time inside the hospital


DoD and VA joint healthcare facility is a work in progress

Agencies still working out bugs with joint venture


Florida governor wants to revamp healthcare facility rules

Gov. Rick Scott called for eliminating key regulations about building healthcare facilities and opening trauma centers


Texas system plans first microhospital

Christus Southeast Texas Health System buys land for new smaller facility


Q&A: Door undercuts

Brad Keyes discusses door undercuts


Dayton Children's increases scope of tower project

The healthcare facility has decided to build-out the seventh floor


NFMT event to include seminar on improving healthcare infrastructure

The 2017 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.



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