Guidelines Target Active Shooters in Healthcare

Guideline provides a framework to include preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery from an active shooter or hostile event.

12/8/2022


Hudson Regional Hospital Fined After Gun Cache Found

The New Jersey Department of Health found the hospital in violation of several licensing standards.

12/8/2022


Leapfrog Group Announces Top Hospitals and Top Ambulatory Surgery Center Award

Over 100 U.S. hospitals received the Top Hospital Award.

12/8/2022



Patient Safety Group Issues Wheelchair Alert

Hundreds of wheelchair-related injuries have been reported to Food and Drug Administration’s Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience reporting system.

12/7/2022


Lehigh Valley Health Network Breaks Ground on New Hospital

The hospital is expected to open by the end of 2023.

12/7/2022


Medical Waste Becomes More Worrisome for Healthcare Professionals

Nine in 10 healthcare providers believe improper medical waste disposal greatly impacts patient health and safety.

12/7/2022



Disinfectants That Don't Disinfect

Workers cannot kill the pathogens if they do not make contact using an activated disinfect that is allowed to remain wet according to the product’s label.

12/6/2022


Crib Shortage Leaves Healthcare Facilities Scrambling During Flu Season

Increase of flu, RSV and COVID-19 cases in pediatric hospitals has left facilities without enough appropriate equipment.

12/6/2022


Genesee Health System Supports Families with New Behavior Health Facility

HED developed a new facility that brings all of GHS’ children’s program to one space.

12/6/2022



CMS Alert Targets Healthcare Workplace Violence

Facilities have been put on notice that they are responsible for protecting patients and healthcare workers from physical violence.

12/5/2022



Memorial Hospital Ends Labor and Delivery Birthing Services

The hospital still plans to provide pediatric services, prenatal, postpartum and women’s services.

12/5/2022


Modular Construction Method Expected to Grow in Coming Years

The method is growing in popularity.

12/5/2022


ASHE Offers Maintenance Technician Certification

Mechanic Evaluation and Certification for Healthcare (MECH) is a benchmark for evaluating the core skills of healthcare maintenance mechanics and technicians.

12/2/2022


Mercy Health – Kentucky to Build New Cancer Center

Construction will be complete by the second quarter of 2024.

12/2/2022


Video Management Software Improves Safety at Metropolitan Multi-Service Center

The center’s staff can be alerted in real time if an incident occurs without waiting for an incident report to be filed.

12/2/2022




Hospitals Safer for Patients in Last Decade

Safety improvements saved more than 16,000 lives over the 10-year period.

12/1/2022


Connected Medical Devices Accelerating Cyberattacks at Healthcare Facilities

Over 60 percent of healthcare cyberattacks impact patient data. 

12/1/2022


Baptist Health and Encompass Health Corp Propose New Rehabilitation Hospital

The hospital will allow for relocation of a 29-bed physical rehabilitation unit at Baptist Health Louisville.

12/1/2022



Furniture's Role in Healthcare Facilities

Managers are creating environments that support patient healing and ease the workload and physical strain on clinicians.

11/30/2022


Automatic Doors Address Specific Needs for Healthcare Facilities

American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers name incoming door trends that meet the needs of healthcare facilities.

11/30/2022


Leveraging BIM To Streamline Healthcare Facility Renovations

At a surgery center in Florida, building information modeling technology drives collaboration and efficiency.

11/30/2022



Benefits of Zen Gardens for Hospital Patients and Workers

Studies show that being close to nature improves the healing process and increases job satisfaction.

11/29/2022


St. David's Round Rock Medical Center Starts Expansion

The construction is expected to be completed in 2023.

11/29/2022


CDC: Hospital Associated Infections On the Rise

CDC recently reported continued increases in certain healthcare-associated infections (HAI) in 2021 and improvements in others.

11/29/2022



3 Strategies for Hospital Roofing Infrastructure

Healthcare facilities managers must be proactive in assessing their roofing assets before extreme weather hits, a leak is discovered or worse.

11/28/2022


Roper St. Francis Healthcare to Build New Medical Campus

The project is anticipated to take five years to complete.

11/28/2022


Shore Medical Center Upgrades Security Systems, Improves Efficiency

Shore Medical Center provides high-level security to patients, staff and visitors with efficient, intuitive IP cameras and a video management system to monitor its campus.

11/28/2022



Disinfectants That Don't Disinfect

Workers cannot kill the pathogens if they do not make contact using an activated disinfect that is allowed to remain wet according to the product’s label.

12/6/2022


Crib Shortage Leaves Healthcare Facilities Scrambling During Flu Season

Increase of flu, RSV and COVID-19 cases in pediatric hospitals has left facilities without enough appropriate equipment.

12/6/2022


Genesee Health System Supports Families with New Behavior Health Facility

HED developed a new facility that brings all of GHS’ children’s program to one space.

12/6/2022



CMS Alert Targets Healthcare Workplace Violence

Facilities have been put on notice that they are responsible for protecting patients and healthcare workers from physical violence.

12/5/2022



Memorial Hospital Ends Labor and Delivery Birthing Services

The hospital still plans to provide pediatric services, prenatal, postpartum and women’s services.

12/5/2022


Modular Construction Method Expected to Grow in Coming Years

The method is growing in popularity.

12/5/2022


ASHE Offers Maintenance Technician Certification

Mechanic Evaluation and Certification for Healthcare (MECH) is a benchmark for evaluating the core skills of healthcare maintenance mechanics and technicians.

12/2/2022


Mercy Health – Kentucky to Build New Cancer Center

Construction will be complete by the second quarter of 2024.

12/2/2022


Video Management Software Improves Safety at Metropolitan Multi-Service Center

The center’s staff can be alerted in real time if an incident occurs without waiting for an incident report to be filed.

12/2/2022




Hospitals Safer for Patients in Last Decade

Safety improvements saved more than 16,000 lives over the 10-year period.

12/1/2022


Connected Medical Devices Accelerating Cyberattacks at Healthcare Facilities

Over 60 percent of healthcare cyberattacks impact patient data. 

12/1/2022


Baptist Health and Encompass Health Corp Propose New Rehabilitation Hospital

The hospital will allow for relocation of a 29-bed physical rehabilitation unit at Baptist Health Louisville.

12/1/2022



Furniture's Role in Healthcare Facilities

Managers are creating environments that support patient healing and ease the workload and physical strain on clinicians.

11/30/2022


Automatic Doors Address Specific Needs for Healthcare Facilities

American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers name incoming door trends that meet the needs of healthcare facilities.

11/30/2022


Leveraging BIM To Streamline Healthcare Facility Renovations

At a surgery center in Florida, building information modeling technology drives collaboration and efficiency.

11/30/2022



Benefits of Zen Gardens for Hospital Patients and Workers

Studies show that being close to nature improves the healing process and increases job satisfaction.

11/29/2022


St. David's Round Rock Medical Center Starts Expansion

The construction is expected to be completed in 2023.

11/29/2022


CDC: Hospital Associated Infections On the Rise

CDC recently reported continued increases in certain healthcare-associated infections (HAI) in 2021 and improvements in others.

11/29/2022



3 Strategies for Hospital Roofing Infrastructure

Healthcare facilities managers must be proactive in assessing their roofing assets before extreme weather hits, a leak is discovered or worse.

11/28/2022


Roper St. Francis Healthcare to Build New Medical Campus

The project is anticipated to take five years to complete.

11/28/2022


Shore Medical Center Upgrades Security Systems, Improves Efficiency

Shore Medical Center provides high-level security to patients, staff and visitors with efficient, intuitive IP cameras and a video management system to monitor its campus.

11/28/2022



ASHE Offers Maintenance Technician Certification

Mechanic Evaluation and Certification for Healthcare (MECH) is a benchmark for evaluating the core skills of healthcare maintenance mechanics and technicians.

12/2/2022



Mercy Health – Kentucky to Build New Cancer Center

Construction will be complete by the second quarter of 2024.

12/2/2022


Video Management Software Improves Safety at Metropolitan Multi-Service Center

The center’s staff can be alerted in real time if an incident occurs without waiting for an incident report to be filed.

12/2/2022



Hospitals Safer for Patients in Last Decade

Safety improvements saved more than 16,000 lives over the 10-year period.

12/1/2022


Connected Medical Devices Accelerating Cyberattacks at Healthcare Facilities

Over 60 percent of healthcare cyberattacks impact patient data. 

12/1/2022


Baptist Health and Encompass Health Corp Propose New Rehabilitation Hospital

The hospital will allow for relocation of a 29-bed physical rehabilitation unit at Baptist Health Louisville.

12/1/2022



Furniture's Role in Healthcare Facilities

Managers are creating environments that support patient healing and ease the workload and physical strain on clinicians.

11/30/2022


Automatic Doors Address Specific Needs for Healthcare Facilities

American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers name incoming door trends that meet the needs of healthcare facilities.

11/30/2022


Leveraging BIM To Streamline Healthcare Facility Renovations

At a surgery center in Florida, building information modeling technology drives collaboration and efficiency.

11/30/2022



Benefits of Zen Gardens for Hospital Patients and Workers

Studies show that being close to nature improves the healing process and increases job satisfaction.

11/29/2022


St. David's Round Rock Medical Center Starts Expansion

The construction is expected to be completed in 2023.

11/29/2022


CDC: Hospital Associated Infections On the Rise

CDC recently reported continued increases in certain healthcare-associated infections (HAI) in 2021 and improvements in others.

11/29/2022



3 Strategies for Hospital Roofing Infrastructure

Healthcare facilities managers must be proactive in assessing their roofing assets before extreme weather hits, a leak is discovered or worse.

11/28/2022


Roper St. Francis Healthcare to Build New Medical Campus

The project is anticipated to take five years to complete.

11/28/2022


Shore Medical Center Upgrades Security Systems, Improves Efficiency

Shore Medical Center provides high-level security to patients, staff and visitors with efficient, intuitive IP cameras and a video management system to monitor its campus.

11/28/2022



6 Ways to Get Occupants and Visitors to Take the Stairs

A stairway campaign can encourage people to add more physical activity into their days.

11/23/2022


DIGroup Architecture and Urban Health Plan Open Seventh Federally Qualified Health Center

The center aims to bring quality healthcare to underserved communities.

11/23/2022


Healthcare Construction Continues to Show Strong Momentum 

Growth in outpatient services demand is driving competition and creating demand for medical office buildings.

11/23/2022




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