Construction

Common myths in healthcare construction management

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

3/25/2020


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

3/24/2020


10 strategies for planning a successful construction project

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

3/19/2020


Australia's first hospital built with liquor profits

The project was paid for by the sale of rum

3/12/2020


Carpenters learning to create infection-free hospital construction zones

Carpenters trained in infection-control practices by union

3/5/2020


Many San Francisco area hospitals still at risk of earthquake collapse

Risk still exists 12 years past retrofit deadline

2/12/2020


Healthcare projects benefiting from modular construction

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

2/6/2020


How can China build a hospital for coronavirus so quickly?

Staff hoped hospital will be completed within six days

2/4/2020


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

11/26/2019


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

11/22/2019


Patient expectations are redefining facilities

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

9/13/2019


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

9/4/2019


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

8/29/2019


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

7/1/2019


Parking a crucial part of patient experience

Healthcare administrators can be challenged when it comes to providing their customers and employees with adequate, efficient parking, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/10/2019


Healthcare system adds helipad using job order contracting

The total project timeline took approximately six months

4/4/2019


Amazon is selling actual hospital rooms

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

2/6/2019


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

11/20/2018


Collaborative healthcare construction urged by panel

Stakeholders need to be involved early when planning healthcare facilities

11/8/2018


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

11/7/2018


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

11/6/2018


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

11/2/2018


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

10/22/2018


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

Modular hospital room features antimicrobial surfaces

9/26/2018


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

9/5/2018


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

9/4/2018


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

9/4/2018


New Colorado VA hospital more than $1 billion over budget

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

8/24/2018


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

8/24/2018


Dust protection for healthcare facility construction

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

7/30/2018


Oklahoma VA hospital construction collapse blamed on poor planning

Federal report says repairs will cost $17.5 million

4/9/2018


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

3/26/2018


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

2/13/2018


Contractor cleared of causing dust contamination at hospital

Hospital had to postpone surgeries due to dust contamination

2/9/2018


Virginia VA facility construction 'more than a facelift'

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

12/29/2017


Upper floors of St. Louis healthcare facility coming under scrutiny

BJC HealthCare’s new building is still under construction

9/11/2017


Setting the standard in sustainable design

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford embraces holistic design elements

9/8/2017


VA to refine construction grant rules

New regulations designed to benefit veterans in rural areas

9/8/2017


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

7/24/2017


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

Prefab building helps rein in costs for healthcare providers

7/3/2017


Healthcare design can support community connection

The role of healthcare facilities offers opportunities to master plan, design and develop for the next generation

5/16/2017


Boston hospitals facing rising building costs during boom

Healthcare construction nationwide is expected to double in 2017 from the $19.6B in costs seen in 2016

5/9/2017


Outpatient facility rehabs second location instead of starting from scratch

Rehabbed project cost a fraction of new construction

5/8/2017


Three key insights on optimizing IPD, Lean and BIM

Traditional ways of delivering projects do not function to support the continually evolving trends and needs in healthcare

4/12/2017


New children's hospital planned in Atlanta

New facility is being built to answer need for care

4/4/2017


Pa. hospital installs lightweight storm water management system

The hospital switched from using a concrete stormwater pipe system to plastic storm water chambers

2/23/2017


Trends in clinic design come with construction challenges

In line with the expansion of technology across healthcare, cable routing and coordination will become mandatory for effective construction and operations, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/10/2017


Continued healthcare construction growth projected through 2017

While recovery among the market sub-categories has been uneven and will continue to be, the economists forecast growth across the sectors through 2017

12/22/2016


Zoning for ambulatory care center optimization

New York has zoning resolutions which often differ from one neighborhood to the next

12/20/2016


Healthcare facility construction marks shift to outpatient services

Hospitals are expanding primary care and outpatient facilities as they look to cut down on overnight stays

12/15/2016


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