ASHE Offers Guidance on Additional COVID-19 Space

Existing hospital beds cannot accommodate the millions of patients who will require medical care


Hospital’s Rebirth Results in Impressive New Role

Rebirth of old Cook County Hospital took on special meaning in 2020 as healthcare workers battled the deadly coronavirus


How To Keep A Facility Running During Expansion And / Or Renovation

By mixing creative choreography with ground rules, goals and expectations, owners and construction firms can make jobs easier


Healthcare Renovation Trends Driven By Patient Satisfaction, Market Needs

At the end of 2017, more than 15,000 healthcare construction projects were underway in the United States


Energy Retrofit Project Brings Cost Savings Without Patient Disruption

The $5.5 million project is calculated to pay for itself in just under three years


How To Free Up Capital For Hospital Renovations

Unload medical office buildings, other real estate


FMs Share Renovation Best Practices

Facility managers discus how to keep renovation projects on budget and on time


In Healthcare Facility Renovations, Early Partnership With Qualified Specialty Contractors Is Critical

The early onboarding of specialty contractors can play a crucial role in completing projects safely


Adapting Worksites at Active Healthcare Facilities During Covid

There are additional factors to consider during the pandemic


Adapting medical office buildings to increase patient safety and confidence

Healthy, welcoming spaces are essential as patients and staff consider care options


Keeping patients safe in major hospital renovations and expansions

Insight on best practices learned from Houston Methodist project


Top healthcare facility renovation pain points

The project timeline must be carefully managed to avoid disruptions in patient care


COVID-19: Solutions for today, strategies for tomorrow

Healthcare leaders are exploring options on how hospitals can be designed and engineered to better accommodate future health emergencies


Hospitals preparing more negative pressure rooms for COVID-19 patients

The need for these rooms can put more stress on hospitals


Hotels could be converted into makeshift hospitals

Public health officials are weighing options to prepare multiple building types as low-acuity healthcare facilities


Chicago hospital gets more than $25 million in upgrades

Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital has made infrastructure improvements over the last nine months


Ascension Wisconsin to build new health center in former car dealership

The first floor of the building will house a 16,500-square-foot small-scale hospital


Maximizing safety in healthcare facility construction

Contractors also need to be vigilant about infection control


Hospital infection rates drop with single-patient rooms

Single-patient room experience also supports privacy, confidentiality, comfort, reduced noise and improved quality of sleep


New York hospital plans $2 billion renovation

The project will include residential apartments


Stanford Medicine expansion almost finished

The project includes updating the School of Medicine with new labs


NICU renovation was executed in phases

The design of the existing Allison Family NICU at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital made it impossible to renovate one complete side at a time, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Boston hospital expansion to include disaster, flood protection

The design will consider every worst-case scenario


Healthcare facility renovation addresses patient experience

Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center added sconce lighting, warm wooden floors and natural color palettes, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Texas children’s hospital relies on non-toxic coating for shower stall repairs

Many patient-room shower stalls were in need of repair


Md. dialysis center renovation brings insect issues

Patients of a Towson dialysis center have complained about flying insects


100-year-old Pa. healthcare campus gets $31 million renovation

St. Luke's Sacred Heart expanding services at Allentown campus


Integrating modern equipment into existing spaces

The size of the new equipment, the need to reconfigured floor plans and existing building constraints must be considered


Maryland hospital's neonatal couplet care rooms encourage bonding

Keeping babies close to their families may shorten hospital stay for some


Wyoming ER renovation to provide more privacy, security

The new ER will have four treatment rooms with glass doors with privacy curtains that can be drawn when needed


New York hospital plans $2 billion renovation

The project will include residential apartments


Multiplex transformed to medical facility

The new facility will retain the theater’s 12-foot-wide common hallways to create a patient-centric public corridor


How to free up capital for hospital renovations

Unload medical office buildings, other real estate


Expanding a practice without moving

Needed space may be in the old records room


Pennsylvania senior facility renovates to reposition itself in changing market

Granite Farms Estates has built a new wellness center with indoor pool, added a bistro, enlarged the dining room, and updated all the common space in the main clubhouse, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website


Former newspaper offices transformed to ‘spa-like’ women’s health center

Rather than a traditional registration desk, the center offers a concierge desk


Closed Chicago hospital gets $145 million facelift

The old Cook County Hospital closed 16 years ago


D.C. healthcare facility waiting room wins Generative Space Award

The Unity Health Care waiting room redesign project honored for involving community in design process


N.Y. hospital rehabs pediatric activity room

Hospital for Special Surgery, an academic medical center tackled the renovation guided by a list of improvements requested by the staff, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Coney Island Hospital plans $738M storm-resistant renovation

The hospital will renovate its main building, which was built in 1954, and demolish an older building damaged by Superstorm Sandy


Upgrades planned for north Louisiana hospitals

Ochsner Health System will make improvements to the safety-net hospitals


Brigham and Women’s Hospital uses temporary wall containment during renovation

Temporary wall containment needed for infection control requirements


Senior facility partners with hospital on hybrid facility

The $100 million project will include an assisted living community and a health center


Wichita-area hospital’s $62 million renovation more than 'facelift’

'Project Renewal' is an effort to bring back and expand Via Christi’s behavioral health services at St Joseph


Designing for specific behavioral patient populations

Experts say behavioral facilities' design doesn’t have to be hampered by the need for safety, according to an article on the Behavioral Healthcare Executive website


Brooklyn gets $210 million to renovate overcrowded hospitals

Crown Heights, Bed-Stuy, Flatbush and East New York get new facilities and equipment


Healthcare building and design trends suggest industry growth

A survey by Medical Construction & Design suggests the growth will be primarily renovations


N.Y. hospital finishes renovation

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center expansion includes new first-floor Stroke & Brain Aneurysm Center, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Healthcare facility renovation addresses patient experience

Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center added sconce lighting, warm wooden floors, and natural color palettes, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website



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