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Michigan healthcare facility completes $2.8 million expansion

Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital project boosts emergency care for region

4/24/2017


N.J. office building becomes outpatient facility

Memorial Sloan Kettering Monmouth was designed with biophilic and other evidence-based design principles, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/24/2017


Singapore healthcare campus to add 1,800 beds and smart technology

Technological advances added to address shrinking workforce

4/21/2017


Data on hospital inspections may soon become public

Confidential reports about errors, mishaps and mix-ups could soon be available

4/21/2017


What exactly is a micro-hospital?

Definition and presence have expanded significantly

4/20/2017


$943 million California healthcare facility opens

Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla to focus on cancer treatment and specialty care.

4/19/2017


Q&A: Fire door annual test and inspection

Brad Keyes discusses fire door annual test and inspection

4/19/2017


Aurora to build new hospital in Wis.

Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care announced that it plans to build a new, $324 million hospital in Kohler to replace the Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center

4/18/2017


Magazine honors product innovators

Healthcare Design will honor three winners in its 2017 Product Innovation Awards, according to an article on its website

4/18/2017


Personalized care for the millennial patient

A generation which grew up with technology and the internet at its fingertips will have different demands

4/12/2017


The sure things among the political uncertainty

There are many unknowns about what healthcare will look like in the future, but we know there are a few ways the healthcare industry will change, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/12/2017


Q&A: Doctor sleep rooms

Brad Keyes discusses requirements for doctor sleep rooms

4/12/2017


VA smoking ban gets first hearing in House

Bill would repeal law that requires smoking areas in VA healthcare facilities

4/11/2017


Revisions to mobile medical unit guidelines eyed

The goal of the changes is to ensure patient safety and to assign responsibility for assuring these requirements are met, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/11/2017


Children’s Hospital of San Antonio designed for growth

An existing adult and pediatric hospital is undergoing an expansion and renovation to build the area's only dedicated children’s hospital, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/11/2017


First mobile unit for lung cancer detection launched

Carolinas HealthCare's mobile CT unit brings care to rural areas

4/7/2017


Northwestern Memorial workers rally for $15 an hour

The employees include custodians, patient transport technicians, patient care technicians, dietary/food service and environmental service workers

4/5/2017


Politics causes healthcare facilities to stop projects, hiring

Some U.S. hospitals are delaying expansion plans and moving to cut costs

4/5/2017


Q&A: Fire extinguishers in chute rooms

Brad Keyes discusses requirements for fire extinguishers in chute rooms

4/5/2017


CMS interprets emergency departments to be healthcare occupancies

For those hospitals that have already classified their EDs as ambulatory healthcare occupancy, they will have to make a change back to healthcare occupancy

4/3/2017


Stakeholders optimistic about healthcare market

Despite political unrest, designers and contractors still have a positive outlook on the future of healthcare construction

4/3/2017


UNC healthcare facility project designed to become regional referral center

UNC REX Healthcare heart and vascular hospital also designed with the patient experience in mind

3/31/2017


Virginia healthcare facility designed with distinct 'households'

The Sentara Rehabilitation & Care Residence has a distinctive name, color palette and decorating theme for each household of 20-40 residents, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

3/31/2017


Cincinnati Children’s Hospital plans its biggest project

Construction of a patient tower and related infrastructure could cost up to $650 million

3/30/2017


Micro hospitals trending in healthcare real estate

Healthcare property developers are starting to think smaller

3/30/2017


Cleanest patient rooms listed

Hospitals scored at least 89 percent on patient HCAHPS survey

3/29/2017


Outpatient healthcare facility construction fueled by consumer demand

Architects and construction companies still optimistic on healthcare market

3/29/2017


Q&A: Under-sink storage

Brad Keyes discusses under-sink storage

3/29/2017


Hospital design and technology in the Trumpcare era

If the bill passes, major changes to the healthcare system will be underway

3/28/2017


BayCare Health System putting screening stations in Publix stores

Publix will operate pharmacies on-site at five BayCare hospitals

3/28/2017


Leapfrog Group announces changes to the 2017 hospital survey

Changes reflect hospital advances in the drive for quality and safety

3/28/2017


Q&A: Holiday lights

Brad Keyes discusses holiday light regulations

3/22/2017


Hospitals fear Obamacare repeal may create financial strain

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

3/21/2017


Trumpcare could cut public health funds

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

3/20/2017


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

3/16/2017


ASHE honored designs put patients first

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

3/16/2017


Chicago healthcare facility demolishing student housing for outpatient care facility

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

3/15/2017


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

Brad Keyes discusses inspection requirements of smoke barrier doors in hospitals

3/15/2017


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

3/15/2017


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

3/14/2017


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

3/10/2017


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

3/9/2017


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

3/8/2017


Q&A: Drills for off-site locations

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire drills

3/8/2017


Urgent care centers gaining traction in Toledo area

Health systems trying to cut costs, emergency room crowding

3/8/2017


Trends affecting healthcare real estate in 2017

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

3/8/2017


Urgent care centers leading retail healthcare delivery

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

3/7/2017


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

3/7/2017


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

3/6/2017


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

3/3/2017


New Pa. microhospital may be future of healthcare

A new $35 million microhospital is under construction in Lancaster

3/3/2017


Healthcare facilities striving for on-demand access

Health systems reposition themselves with convenient care centers, virtual venues

3/2/2017


Q&A: Cooking ranges open to the corridor

Brad Keyes discusses cooking ranges open to the corridor

3/1/2017


Nursing homes opening their doors to students

Some facilities are allowing college students to move in

3/1/2017


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

2/28/2017


Calif. rehab facility adds wellness center

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

2/27/2017


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

2/27/2017



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