A Continuous Assessment: Understanding Compliance During New Construction

Healthcare facilities must keep pace with rapid changes in code compliance, neighborhood health, sustainability and energy management


Common Myths In Healthcare Construction Management

When setting the foundation for a healthcare construction project, it’s important to separate fact from fiction


Four Keys To A Complex Healthcare Construction Project

Patient safety and operational continuity come above all else


Pre-Fab Bathroom Pods Deliver Luxury To Go

The Christ Hospital Joint and Spine Center plugged in high-end modular bathrooms as part of its tight construction schedule


Mayo's Tower Expansion Paused Indefinitely'

The proposed expansion would have included a seven-story hotel


Battling Infection Through Construction And Design

Throughout history, how we design and inhabit physical space has been a primary defense against epidemics


Wisconsin Healthcare Project Uses Prefab Components

New ambulatory health center cut a month off of its construction time


Healthcare Projects Benefiting From Modular Construction

Modular construction translates into reductions in cost, risk, material waste and construction times


How Modular Healthcare Facilities Aided Pandemic Response

Modular healthcare facilities are being widely used as surge capacity for COVID-19 patients


Healthcare slow to adopt modular construction

A manufacturing-style process helps to reduce the amount of wasted material


Hurricane Florence repairs nearly complete at North Carolina hospital

Another hurricane season is approaching as the work is finished


Combining union and open-shop labor for healthcare commissioning projects

The open-shop model is one that can continue to benefit the healthcare construction industry navigate regulatory and technology-driven hurdles


D.C. converting convention center to healthcare facility

The facility is scheduled to open in phases, with 500 beds available by the first week of May


Army Corps of Engineers stayed ahead of building challenge by being proactive

The Army Corps of Engineers is converting dozens of hotels and convention centers


10 strategies for planning a successful construction project

Successful construction projects require effective preplanning, oversight, cooperation and anticipating problems and managing them before they become delays, failures and catastrophes


10 strategies for planning a successful construction project

Successful projects require effective preplanning, oversight, cooperation and anticipating problems


Australia's first hospital built with liquor profits

The project was paid for by the sale of rum


Carpenters learning to create infection-free hospital construction zones

Carpenters trained in infection-control practices by union


Many San Francisco area hospitals still at risk of earthquake collapse

Risk still exists 12 years past retrofit deadline


How can China build a hospital for coronavirus so quickly?

Staff hoped hospital will be completed within six days


Healthcare facilities are focusing on designing for flexibility

The ability to adapt and grow to patient needs, is a major concern when designing any kind of medical facility


Cherokee Nation opens largest U.S. tribal outpatient health center

More than 600 pieces of Cherokee art are on display throughout the new outpatient health center


Patient expectations are redefining facilities

U.S. patients have begun expecting more from their healthcare facilities


New hospital near Washington opening soon within ‘Science Gateway’

The area includes the new headquarters for the Food & Drug Administration, mixed-use projects, new public amenities and the first bus rapid transit system in the state


Tips for a successful construction project

No construction project ever goes perfectly, but follow these tips to increase your chances of an on-time, on-budget building


Houston healthcare facility overhauls parking structures

The project included installation of 200 entry and exit kiosks, 47 pay-on-foot kiosks and 30 cash recycling machines


Healthcare system adds helipad using job order contracting

The total project timeline took approximately six months


Amazon is selling actual hospital rooms

You can buy a ‘smart’ hospital room in a box


Collaborative healthcare construction urged by panel

Stakeholders need to be involved early when planning healthcare facilities


Kentucky children's hospital plans renovation

Norton Children’s Hospital plans new cardiac intensive care unit and renovated critical care center, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


USP introduces new rules for compounded sterile products

It’s incumbent on facility managers to assess their operations to determine what compliance issues might arise if USP <797> is implemented as currently written


Pa. hospital's sloping landscape inspires green roof

New patient rooms have views of a healing garden, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Healthcare construction projects come with safety concerns

When hiring a construction company to build out any healthcare facility, it should be of the utmost importance to hire an organization that cares for the safety of their employees while on site


'Hospital room in a box' could cut healthcare building costs

Modular hospital room features antimicrobial surfaces


Honored rehab facility gave translational medicine a whole new approach

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is designed so that clinicians, researchers and scientists work together to shorten the time it takes to discover new treatments, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


University of Iowa ordered to pay $21.5 million+ to hospital contractor

University has been fighting with Stead Family Children’s Hospital contractor for a year


Texas 'neighborhood hospital' designed for efficiency

CapRock Health's support areas are positioned for easy access by staff, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


New Colorado VA hospital more than $1 billion over budget

Costs ballooned from $328 million to $1.73 billion as of its opening


A continuous assessment: Understanding compliance during new construction

Healthcare facilities must keep pace with rapid changes in code compliance, neighborhood health, sustainability and energy management


Dust protection for healthcare facility construction

The CDC requires an Infection Control Risk Assessment before any construction, renovation or repair project


Oklahoma VA hospital construction collapse blamed on poor planning

Federal report says repairs will cost $17.5 million


Modernizing the operating room

The productivity of surgery space can be enhanced by capturing and repurposing it, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


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 these hard jobs a little easier


Contractor cleared of causing dust contamination at hospital

Hospital had to postpone surgeries due to dust contamination


Virginia VA facility construction 'more than a facelift'

$136 million worth of construction is going on at the McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center


Upper floors of St. Louis healthcare facility coming under scrutiny

BJC HealthCare’s new building is still under construction


Setting the standard in sustainable design

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford embraces holistic design elements


VA to refine construction grant rules

New regulations designed to benefit veterans in rural areas


Projects are still doable during tough times for healthcare construction

Providing the best possible design is tough when uncertainty is the new norm in the healthcare industry


N.Y.C. hospitals use modular construction updating facilities

Prefab building helps rein in costs for healthcare providers


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