5 Ways to Strategize for Healthcare Facilities Planning

Managers need to incorporate more flexibility into their strategic facility planning to foster resiliency.


New York Hospitals Still Rebuilding 10 Years After Superstorm Sandy

STV will manage all aspects of the FEMA-funded capital construction program.


From HVAC to Playroom: Insights on Pediatric Care Facility Renovations

Renovation at Chicago’s La Rabida Children’s Hospital illustrates unique challenges for facilities managers.


Amerigroup Grants Aim to Improve Rural Texas Hospitals

Amerigroup will distribute more than $500,000 in grants to rural Texas healthcare facilities.


6 Strategies to Mitigate Risks in Development Projects

Volatile forces impact renovation and new construction projects, so effective strategies focus on mitigating economic pressures.


St. Anthony Expands Services with $152 Million Tower

Although the tower broke ground just as the COVID-19 pandemic was beginning, the project was able to stay on schedule.


Cleveland Clinic to Build 1 Million-Square-Foot Neurological Institute Building

The facility will bring caregivers and services together under one roof for the first time.


USDA Invests $57 Million in Missouri Hospital

With the funding, Citizens Memorials Hospital District will expand for the first time since the early 2000s.


Preventive Maintenance Reigns in Healthcare Facilities

The 2022 Hospital Construction Survey shows a renewed focus in facilities on preventive maintenance and budget trends favoring renovation and upgrades over new construction.


Chicago Hospital Transforms to New Hotels for Medical Staff and Patients

Chicago’s Cook County Hospital was renovated by Hyatt Hotels to serve as two separate hotels for medical staff and guests.


Mississippi Governor Vetoes $50M Improvements to UMMC

Governor Tate Reeves explained why he vetoed the improvements in a tweet.


Rady Children’s Hospital Completes Construction

Ware Malcomb provided the interior architecture and design services for the project.


Construction Prepares Retirement Community for Hurricanes

New Florida facility designed to offer protection from tropical threats.


ASHE Spotlights Successful Facilities Projects

Awards target teams that developed safe, quality environments, demonstrate effective and efficient communication, and rely on data-based decision-making processes


Medical Center Opens Expanded Emergency Department

24,000-square-foot facility will serve patients from pediatric to geriatric


Highlands Hospital Joins Penn Highlands Healthcare

The facility is eighth hospital in the Penn Highlands Healthcare system.


Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth Opens New Tower

The nine-story tower is the largest construction project in Texas Health history.


Cleveland Clinic London Hospital Officially Opens

The facility is the newest location in Cleveland Clinic’s expanding global footprint.


Southcoast Behavioral Health Expands Adolescent Behavioral Program

Southcoast Behavioral Health will expand its behavioral health service line from 24 beds to 48 beds.


Healthcare Facility Infrastructure Changes for the Digital Age

Facility managers are now up to the impossible task of deciding when aging infrastructure needs to be updated, but how does technology play a role?


Atrium Health Union West Opens Hospital in Charlotte

Atrium Health Union West is the first newly built hospital in the Charlotte area in more than 30 years.


Mount Sinai Medical Centers to Build Braman Cancer Center

Mount Sinai Medical Center recently announced the building of the Irma and Norman Braman Cancer Center on its main campus in Miami Beach, Florida.


Giles Bed Tower at Norton Healthcare Pavilion Completes Project Under Pandemic Conditions

After an extensive overhaul, the Giles Bed Tower at Norton Healthcare Pavilion has welcomed patients back to its facility.


Trillium Health Partners to Replace Existing Hospital in Ontario

Stantec was selected to provide planning, design and conformance services for Trillium Health Partners’ Mississauga Hospital project.


What Do You Do With an Aging Hospital?

Facilities managers are now tasked with determining what to do when it comes to an aging or vacant building.


$45 Million Gift Helps Expand Heart Hospital at Northwestern Medicine

The hospital will expand to 140 beds and modernize cardiovascular services on Northwestern Medicine’s Chicago campus Memorial Hospital.


Lee Health Relocates Regional Trauma Center

To prepare for the relocation, Gulf Coast Medical Center underwent extensive $315 million expansion.


Hospital Upgrade Creates Benefits Through Design Best Practices

DesignGroup has helped Wyandot Memorial Hospital address concerns regarding number of operating rooms, flexibility and patient experience.


Presbyterian Village North Debuts Renovated Corrigan Building

The effort to update and enrich building’s commons is a major component of $35 million campus-wide repositioning effort.


Healthcare Renovations: Working in Challenging Environments

An ICRA operates as a blueprint to ensure all those involved in construction and renovations are working to prevent harm to patients.


Facilities’ Role in Navigating Healthcare Challenges

Managers need to be sure facility portfolios are aligned with organizations’ strategic plans.


Why Design Plays a Crucial Role in Renovations

Design has had to take a backseat when it came to renovating healthcare facilities, but that is no longer the case in 2022


Revamped Louisville MOB Becomes Neuroscience Institute

$8 million Norton Healthcare project opened in spring 2021


Kettering Health Expands with New Hybrid OR

7,300-square-foot space functions like a surgical suite with integrated radiology imaging to provide high-tech imaging


ProHealth Care’s New Hospital to Open in January 2022

Hospital is being created by expanding and renovating ProHealth’s existing medical campus, which opened in 2005


ADA Technical Bulletins Target Sinks, Dryers, Saunas

Material addresses specifications for clear floor space, knee and toe space, forward and side reach, height, and turning space


Cleveland Clinic Project Expands Outpatient Services

$1 million project will add 16 examination rooms and two procedural testing suites, with construction set to finish in January 2022


Renovation Combines Design Trends With Sensory Experiences

Senior center phased in renovation over six years


Former Macy's To Be Repurposed as Healthcare Facility

Connected to a mall, the location makes it a convenient location for patients


2 Keys To Preventing Slips and Falls in Hospitals

As many as 1 million people fall in hospitals every year


$1 Billion in Federal Funds Support Upgrades to Health Centers

Health centers will use funds for capital needs, including constructing new facilities and renovating and expanding existing facilities


San Francisco Hospital Incorporates Health and Wellness into New Design

Facility used flexibility, lighting and contemporary design techniques to achieve goals


Florida Hospital Begins $10 Million Renovation

When complete in summer, 2022, emergency department will expand number of patient care areas to 18


Ontario Invests $15 Million in Hospital Redevelopment

Collingwood General and Marine Hospital receives funding to ensure patients in growing community have access to high-quality care


Psychiatric Care Unit Opens in Minnesota

St. Cloud Hospital opened a psychiatric unit to give adult patients up to 24 hours of care


Organizations Weigh Turning Field Hospitals into Permanent Spaces

Officials encourage involvement of local CMS office, state fire marshal’s office and local building departments


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



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