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Hospital designs virtual-reality therapy for children

Children's hospital construction site used as distraction


Cayman mental health facility is designed for home-like feeling

Design also focuses on safety and security


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Existing hazardous rooms vs. new construction

Brad Keyes discusses guidance on existing hazardous rooms vs. new construction


Illinois hospital braces for 'mess of epic proportions' with construction project

Some parts of Salem Township Hospital will be closed when work is being done in that area


Texas begins to repair or replace aging mental hospitals

Some of the 10 state hospitals were built as early as the 1850s and the outdated building design and deterioration has led to reduced capacity


Qatar hospitals designed for patient safety

Patient room design includes the latest infection control measures, regulated lighting conditions and air quality and noise level monitoring


Children's hospital completes 10-year renovation project

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford new 521,000-square-foot hospital designed to be patient centered


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Missing ceiling tiles

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for missing ceiling tiles


Illinois hospital finishes $200 million expansion

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington added about 230,000 square feet


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Temperature and humidity logs

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for temperature and humidity logs


New accreditation rules could discourage microhospitals

New CMS guidance may change what counts as a hospital


Healthcare 2017 - A year in review

2017 confirmed trends of consumerism and the need for more proximate low-cost options


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: O2 cylinder storage

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for O2 cylinder storage


Allegheny Health Network planning first microhospital

Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network will build four neighborhood hospitals


USP 795 requirements have relevance for healthcare facilities

The requirements are important for professionals involved in pharmacies


Kentucky hospitals delay surgeries due to water main break

Break in Shelby Park caused low water pressure at the downtown hospitals


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Privacy curtains

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for privacy curtains


South Philadelphia Community Health and Literacy Center designed for synergy

The new facility replaces three buildings — a public health clinic, a branch of the Free Library and a recreation center, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


2018 predictions for healthcare facility design

Emergency department reconfigurations for behavioral health needs and more microhospitals are expected


New Florida hospitals reflect focus on patient-centered care

UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital open in Gainesville


Los Angeles hospital closes due to earthquake standards

Pacific Alliance Medical Center would have had to invest $100 million in its 150-year-old building to come into compliance with California's seismic standards


Union plans one-day strike at Mayo's Albert Lea

SEIU Healthcare Minnesota and Mayo both allege unfair labor practices


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Clean utility rooms

Brad Keyes discusses guidance on clean utility rooms and door closers


A CVS-Aetna deal may force Wal-Mart to buy Humana

Merger may force healthcare industry to shuffle ownership


Hospital ship in Puerto Rico admitted just 6 patients a day

An additional 1,625 people were treated aboard the ship as outpatients


CVS-Aetna's success may hinge on older patients

CVS plans to turn retail stores into 'healthcare hubs'


Micro-hospitals may be the healthcare facility of the future

Healthcare industry growth is expected to be strong in outpatient and retail clinics


CVS-Aetna merger may hurt some healthcare facilities

Deal will give CVS 22 million health plan members


$450 million replacement healthcare facility planned in Lansing

The new hospital will have 240 beds, cancer center and ambulatory care


Behavioral healthcare construction projects on the rise

Reasons for increase include the addition of more safety measures and a reduction in the stigma associated with treatment, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


CVS plans to turn stores into healthcare hubs

CVS agreed to pay $69 billion in cash and stock for Aetna


FM leaders launch new credential to provide global standard

The ProFM designation was developed through extensive market research of more than 3,000 facility professionals in 93 countries


Life Safety Q&A: Quarterly test of main drain

Brad Keyes discusses quarterly testing of the main drain


Atlanta children's health system planning $1.3B campus

Project would be the most expensive in the state's history


Ontario wellness center's design reflects nontraditional philosophy

Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness provides a centralized location for counseling and treatment for a range of health conditions, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


National code review urged after Idaho nursing home burns

A Pocatello nursing home destroyed by fire met all applicable fire codes


Life Safety Q&A: Holiday lights

Brad Keyes discusses holiday light regulations


Mayor’s plan to cut services at Nashville General Hospital met with opposition

Mayor Megan Barry plans to turn Nashville General into an out-patient facility and end in-patient care


New hybrid medical facility coming to former Staten Island Walgreens

Richmond University Medical Center is opening a new healthcare facility


Texas hospital unveils new cafeteria, facilities

Covenant Medical Center expansion also includes an endoscopy unit, a physicians dining room, an entrance and lobby space and a new skybridge connecting to a parking garage


Hennepin County Medical Center’s new ambulatory clinic building reaching for LEED Silver

The building will include six floors of clinics and services, two levels of underground pay parking with 221 stalls for patients and family


Life Safety Q&A: Exiting from hospital into medical building

Brad Keyes discusses exiting from a hospital into a medical building


VA seeking partners for healthcare facility projects

CHIP-IN Act authorizes VA to accept donations from up to five non-federal entities


Arizona city may get facility for Canadian healthcare

Surprise is looking at bringing healthcare services for snowbirds



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