Renovations

FMs share renovation best practices

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

11/18/2019


Keeping patients safe in major hospital renovations and expansions

Insight on best practices learned from Houston Methodist project

11/15/2019


Chicago hospital gets more than $25 million in upgrades

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

11/12/2019


Patient satisfaction, market needs drive healthcare renovation trends

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

10/4/2019


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

9/11/2019


Maximizing safety in healthcare facility construction

Contractors also need to be vigilant about infection control

9/6/2019


Hospital infection rates drop with single-patient rooms

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

8/28/2019


New York hospital plans $2 billion renovation

The project will include residential apartments

8/27/2019


Stanford Medicine expansion almost finished

The project includes updating the School of Medicine with new labs

8/20/2019


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

8/16/2019


Boston hospital expansion to include disaster, flood protection

The design will consider every worst-case scenario

8/7/2019


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

8/5/2019


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

Many patient-room shower stalls were in need of repair

8/2/2019


Md. dialysis center renovation brings insect issues

Patients of a Towson dialysis center have complained about flying insects

7/25/2019


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

6/12/2019


Top healthcare facility renovation pain points

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

6/11/2019


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

6/7/2019


How to free up capital for hospital renovations

Unload medical office buildings, other real estate

6/3/2019


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

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

5/21/2019


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

4/25/2019


Maryland hospital's neonatal couplet care rooms encourage bonding

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

4/2/2019


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

4/1/2019


New York hospital plans $2 billion renovation

The project will include residential apartments

3/18/2019


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

3/14/2019


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

3/6/2019


Expanding a practice without moving

Needed space may be in the old records room

12/12/2018


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

12/5/2018


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

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

11/21/2018


Closed Chicago hospital gets $145 million facelift

The old Cook County Hospital closed 16 years ago

11/20/2018


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

10/25/2018


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

10/24/2018


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

10/8/2018


Upgrades planned for north Louisiana hospitals

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

10/1/2018


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

Temporary wall containment needed for infection control requirements

9/19/2018


Senior facility partners with hospital on hybrid facility

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

8/27/2018


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

8/23/2018


Top healthcare facility renovation pain points

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

8/17/2018


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

8/14/2018


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

8/6/2018


Brooklyn gets $210 million to renovate overcrowded hospitals

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

7/18/2018


Healthcare building and design trends suggest industry growth

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

6/28/2018


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

6/28/2018


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

6/25/2018


Check out this special supplement to Healthcare Facilities Today

Supplement includes stories on renovation projects and sound masking techniques

6/20/2018


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

6/19/2018


Hospital expansion adds functionality to patient-centric design

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford project was inspired by the existing structure but designed for 21st-century medicine, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/19/2018


Common problems found during building renovations

The older the structure is, the more likely it is that the building inspector will find some form of defect

6/13/2018


Costly skilled-nursing renovations can be good investment

Infection-control design elements save money in the long run

6/11/2018


OSHA cites Florida healthcare facility for not protecting staff from violence

An acute care inpatient behavioral health facility in Bradenton is facing more than $71,000 in fines

6/1/2018


Amarillo VA renovating to improve care quality

The new construction will allow each veteran to get their own room and private restroom

3/12/2018


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