November 2021 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Design and the Pandemic: Flexibility and Wellness Emerge


Healthcare decision makers seek to optimize patient and provider experience to support healthier future

11/30/2021 12:15:00 AM

Technology Plays Key Role in Advancing Healthcare Facilities


New-generation robotics and software are reshaping healthcare facilities

11/30/2021 12:00:00 AM

Texas Retirement Community Begins Construction


Future phase will add a health and fitness center and bring community’s total number of homes to more than 400

11/30/2021 12:00:00 AM

Advance in Thermal Energy Storage Shows Promise


Breakthrough could play major role in decarbonizing buildings

11/29/2021 12:00:00 AM

Alabama Hospital Authority Breaks Ground on New Facility


Hospital set to open in 2024 will include 412,000-square-foot, nine-story hospital with 200 beds

11/29/2021 12:00:00 AM

Landscapes Become Focus of Climate Change Strategies


Survey finds growing demand for landscape planning and design solutions to climate change

11/24/2021 12:15:00 AM

Children’s Hospital New Orleans Completes Campus Expansion


$300 million expansion took place over four years

11/24/2021 12:00:00 AM

Ramping Up Foodservice Operations for a Pandemic


Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport overcomes daunting obstacles and challenges to accommodate rapid increases of COVID-19 patients

11/24/2021 12:00:00 AM

How To Properly Clean and Disinfect Environmental Surfaces


A closer look at the proper processes to ensure safe, clean, and disinfected facilities

11/23/2021 12:00:00 AM

CMS Issues Guidance on Co-Located Hospitals


Guidance provides clarification about requirements related to space, contracted services, staffing, and emergency services

11/23/2021 12:00:00 AM

Preventing Bacteria in Ice, Water and Beverage Equipment


Water management and safety plans are just one step to prevent bacteria outbreaks ice machines, drinking fountains, and beverage dispensers

11/22/2021 12:15:00 AM

Senior Care Facilities Reap Benefits from New Technology


Report finds that senior care facilities that use technology have higher occupancy rates

11/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

UC Irvine Breaks Ground on $1.3 Billion Medical Complex


Complex will include 144-bed acute care hospital with emergency room, outpatient center, and center for children’s health

11/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

5 Impacts of COVID-19 on Healthcare Facility Design and Technology


Managers should incorporate advanced technology throughout facilities, from patient rooms and lobbies to cafeterias and family spaces

11/19/2021 12:15:00 AM

New Hospital Location Addresses Resilience


New building will be technologically and structurally upgraded to better withstand natural disasters, such as floods, hurricanes and earthquakes

11/19/2021 12:00:00 AM

UCSF Health Earns ‘A’ for Safety


Grade is based on more than 30 national performance measures that reflect errors, injuries, accidents and infections

11/19/2021 12:00:00 AM

How Often Should You Test for Legionella in Plumbing Systems?


Regular maintenance is essential to prevent the spread of Legionella, but how often should you test for it?

11/18/2021 12:15:00 AM

Hospitals Nationwide Struggle as COVID-19 Cases Continue


In Minnesota, skilled-nursing facility will serve as an alternative care site to relieve hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 cases

11/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

Phoenix Health System Wins ASHE Award


System consolidated decentralized technology, policies, processes and procedures to create to streamline operations

11/18/2021 12:00:00 AM

Ongoing Labor Crisis Impacts Long-Term Care


Report finds Employment levels in nursing homes have dropped more than any other healthcare sector

11/17/2021 12:00:00 AM

New Standards Address Modular Construction


Standards are intended to promote consistency of regulatory requirements for off-site construction processes

11/17/2021 12:00:00 AM

Are We Cleaning and Disinfecting Surfaces the Right Way?


A closer look at the proper processes to ensure safe, clean and disinfected facilities

11/16/2021 12:15:00 AM

University of Missouri Finds Benefits in Telehealth Appointments


Telehealth increases access to convenient care while lowering the risk of COVID-19 exposure

11/16/2021 12:00:00 AM

Construction Begins on New Orlando Health Hospital


320,000-square-foot facility will have 180 beds housed in two six-story towers and can expand up to 240 beds

11/16/2021 12:00:00 AM

Strategies for Fighting Legionnaires’ in Healthcare Facilities


Most medical facility accreditation agencies require a Legionella risk management plan

11/15/2021 12:15:00 AM

Essex Breaks Ground on New Senior Living Community


Senior living community will have an expansive amenity selection and 133 apartments

11/15/2021 12:00:00 AM

Pennsylvania County Welcomes First Hospital Project in 60 Years


155,000-square-foot hospital will hold 80 private rooms on four floors

11/15/2021 12:00:00 AM

How Can Hospitals Prevent Ransomware Attacks?


More than 200 healthcare facilities have fallen victim to ransomware attacks in the last three years

11/12/2021 12:15:00 AM

CMS Mandates COVID-19 Vaccine for Healthcare Workers


Requirements will apply to approximately 76,000 providers and cover more than 17 million healthcare workers nationwide

11/12/2021 12:00:00 AM

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

11/12/2021 12:00:00 AM

Open Layouts, Emerging Tech Among New Trends Entering Healthcare Facilities


Trends in healthcare facilities design have great impact on employees and patients

11/11/2021 12:15:00 AM

UC San Diego Begins $3 Billion Project on Medical Campus


Campus will go through five phases during development as hospital still operates

11/11/2021 12:00:00 AM

Why is Legionella Commonly Found in Hospitals?


Patients with weakened immune systems are more susceptible to Legionella, so it’s critical that managers implement steps to prevent bacteria growth

11/10/2021 12:15:00 AM

Resource Targets Infection Prevention in Long-Term Care


First-of-its-kind infection prevention resource gives long-term care facilities tools to battle COVID-19 and other infections

11/10/2021 12:00:00 AM

Louisville To Build New Rehabilitation Hospital


40-bed hospital is expected to begin providing inpatient rehabilitation services in 2023

11/10/2021 12:00:00 AM

Demand for Medical Waste Containers to Grow Through 2031


Stringent waste disposal guidelines during the pandemic accelerating market growth

11/9/2021 12:00:00 AM

OSHA Releases New COVID-19 Emergency Standard


OSHA announced an emergency temporary standard to protect unvaccinated workers from the spread of COVID-19

11/9/2021 12:00:00 AM

Medical Facility Failed To Protect Workers from COVID-19: OSHA


Inspection at rehabilitation and post-acute care facility found healthcare facility did not comply with federal respiratory protection requirements

11/8/2021 12:15:00 AM

Colorado MOB Recognized for Envelope Efficiency


Building envelope showcases hybrid vacuum-insulated glass technology, which reduces thermal transmittance and convection at windows

11/8/2021 12:00:00 AM

Ohio Specialty Hospital To Open in November


165,000-square-foot hospital has three levels with 12 operating rooms and 60 private patient rooms

11/8/2021 12:00:00 AM

Penn Medicine’s Pavilion Raises Bar for Sustainable Healthcare


1.5-million-square-foot facility is world's largest project to achieve LEED v4 Healthcare Gold certification

11/5/2021 12:15:00 AM

Types of Flooring Matter in Hospitals


Poor acoustics attributed to flooring can lead to decreased patient wellness

11/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

Barnes-Jewish Hospital To Add 16-Story Inpatient Tower


Construction will begin fall 2021, and building will open for patient care in 2025

11/5/2021 12:00:00 AM

Trends in Senior Living Communities Spotlight Amenities


With construction of senior living communities on the rise, architects look for design elements that set them apart

11/4/2021 12:15:00 AM

ThedaCare Approves $100 Million Medical Center Expansion


Design of enhancements is aimed to reduce cost, improve capacity, create sustained operational efficiency

11/4/2021 12:00:00 AM

Measuring Cleanliness Will Reduce Hospital Acquired Infections


Patients and visitors associate dirty hospitals with poor care. Use science-based evidence to prove cleanliness

11/3/2021 12:15:00 AM

LA County Addresses Aging Hospital Generators


Deployment of generator-monitoring technology provides real-time alerts to hospitals during power outages

11/3/2021 12:00:00 AM

Children's Hospital Opens Pediatric Emergency Room


$4.4 million, 11,000-square-foot facility expands network of services for residents of Jefferson Parish

11/3/2021 12:00:00 AM

What Causes Legionella?


Learn why Legionella can be found in a healthcare facility’s water supply

11/2/2021 12:15:00 AM

Tower Expansion Showcases Luxury Senior Living Amenities


$145 million River Tower complex delivers 147 new upscale residences and suite of amenities in 24-story high-rise

11/2/2021 12:00:00 AM

OSHA To Address Heat-Related Work Risks


Action begins process to consider heat-specific workplace rule for hazardous heat conditions

11/1/2021 12:15:00 AM

Amazon Enters Senior Living Communities


Senior living and healthcare providers can now deploy Alexa to help residents and patients stay better connected and improve care team productivity

11/1/2021 12:00:00 AM

Senior Living Center Focuses on Residents’ Independence, Creativity


Indoor, outdoor facility amenities cater to variety of individual interests

11/1/2021 12:00:00 AM



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