November 2022 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Furniture's Role in Healthcare Facilities


Managers are creating environments that support patient healing and ease the workload and physical strain on clinicians.

11/30/2022 12:15:00 AM

Automatic Doors Address Specific Needs for Healthcare Facilities


American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers name incoming door trends that meet the needs of healthcare facilities.

11/30/2022 12:00:00 AM

Leveraging BIM To Streamline Healthcare Facility Renovations


At a surgery center in Florida, building information modeling technology drives collaboration and efficiency.

11/30/2022 12:00:00 AM

Benefits of Zen Gardens for Hospital Patients and Workers


Studies show that being close to nature improves the healing process and increases job satisfaction.

11/29/2022 12:15:00 AM

St. David's Round Rock Medical Center Starts Expansion


The construction is expected to be completed in 2023.

11/29/2022 12:00:00 AM

CDC: Hospital Associated Infections On the Rise


CDC recently reported continued increases in certain healthcare-associated infections (HAI) in 2021 and improvements in others.

11/29/2022 12:00:00 AM

3 Strategies for Hospital Roofing Infrastructure


Healthcare facilities managers must be proactive in assessing their roofing assets before extreme weather hits, a leak is discovered or worse.

11/28/2022 12:15:00 AM

Roper St. Francis Healthcare to Build New Medical Campus


The project is anticipated to take five years to complete.

11/28/2022 12:00:00 AM

Shore Medical Center Upgrades Security Systems, Improves Efficiency


Shore Medical Center provides high-level security to patients, staff and visitors with efficient, intuitive IP cameras and a video management system to monitor its campus.

11/28/2022 12:00:00 AM

6 Ways to Get Occupants and Visitors to Take the Stairs


A stairway campaign can encourage people to add more physical activity into their days.

11/23/2022 12:15:00 AM

DIGroup Architecture and Urban Health Plan Open Seventh Federally Qualified Health Center


The center aims to bring quality healthcare to underserved communities.

11/23/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Construction Continues to Show Strong Momentum 


Growth in outpatient services demand is driving competition and creating demand for medical office buildings.

11/23/2022 12:00:00 AM

Interior Design with Caregivers in Mind


More healthcare facilities are establishing spaces for caregivers that offer comfort, privacy and an opportunity to rest and recharge.

11/22/2022 12:15:00 AM

Using Biophilia for Healing


Biophilic design speeds recovery rates, reduces stress and decreases dependency on medication.

11/22/2022 12:00:00 AM

Designing Behavioral Health Facilities With Patients in Mind


Effective design decisions enhance client well-being and improve outcomes by providing the most effective conditions for healing.

11/22/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Industry Continues to Grow Despite Ongoing Disruptions


Seventy-five percent of hospital chief financial officers still plan to decrease their operating budgets.

11/21/2022 12:15:00 AM

Summit Health Opens New Hub in New Jersey


The 100,000-square-foot facility has 118 exam rooms.

11/21/2022 12:00:00 AM

Flu, RSV, COVID-19 Combine to Impact Facilities


Over 4,300 influenza patients were admitted to hospitals in the week ending Oct. 29, the highest for that period in a decade.

11/21/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Systems Receive Cyberattack Alert


The alert warns healthcare sector about possible threat Iranian hackers might pose to systems and facilities.

11/18/2022 12:15:00 AM

The Glick Center to Use Nature, Art as Tools for Healing in New Design


Metro Health System’s new patient tower is sustainable and patient focused.

11/18/2022 12:00:00 AM

NexCore Group to Build New Ambulatory Care Center


The project is moving forward in partnership with Montrose Regional Health.

11/18/2022 12:00:00 AM

Fighting HAIs Takes Toll on Preventionists


Preventionists’ physical and mental health were negatively impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

11/17/2022 12:15:00 AM

Hand Dryer Manufacturers Drive New Technologies Forward


Touchless technologies allow facilities managers to focus on more meaningful tasks.

11/17/2022 12:00:00 AM

Massachusetts General Hospital Breaks Ground on Multi-Year Construction Project


Construction is anticipated to last at least seven years.

11/17/2022 12:00:00 AM

CDC Sends Alert on Contaminated Water Lines


CDC reported it is investigating a March 2022 cluster of suspected nontuberculous Mycobacteria infections in children at an undisclosed location.

11/16/2022 12:15:00 AM

How Luxury Senior Care Facilities Create a Community Between Residents


Senior care facilities are prioritizing connectivity and wellness for residents.

11/16/2022 12:00:00 AM

Intermountain Healthcare Awards $250,00 Grant to Tepeyac Community Health Center


The grant will go toward expanding access to primary medical services.

11/16/2022 12:00:00 AM

ASHE Book Tackles Healthcare Facilities Management


The 130-plus page introductory book provides an orientation to healthcare facilities management.

11/15/2022 12:15:00 AM

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Begins Next Phase of Facility Plan


Construction of a 127,000-square-foot surgical tower will be completed in 2024.

11/15/2022 12:00:00 AM

Best Practices for Construction Scheduling


Understanding and maintaining a construction schedule is essential for healthcare engineers and facility managers

11/15/2022 12:00:00 AM

The Role of Facilities in Healthcare Incident Command


To provide valuable advice to the incident commander, healthcare facility managers need to understand the Healthcare Incident Command System and their role in it.

11/14/2022 12:15:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Suffered More Cyberattacks than Other Industries


Phishing was the most common type of cyberattack.

11/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

LewisGale Medical Center Opens NICU


The NICU will feature six bassinets to expand as needed.

11/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

Small Hospital Investments Can Aid in Sustainable Initiatives


Report chronicles efforts of hospitals that took a variety of successful approaches to shrinking their carbon footprints.

11/11/2022 12:15:00 AM

Adena Greenfield Medical Center Opens Medical Office Building


The project took over a year to complete.

11/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Predicted to Utilize Blockchain Technology in Coming Years


11/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

How Hand Dryers Can Help Managers Reduce Costs


Managers should not overlook the critical role of hand dryers.

11/10/2022 12:15:00 AM

Guide Helps Healthcare Facilities Embrace Telehealth


Document provides insights and best practices for telehealth, including carbon reduction, space utilization, equitable access and technology.

11/10/2022 12:00:00 AM

Resilience Efforts After Hurricane Sandy Still Underway 10 Years Later


A total of 30 resilience projects were initiated across four affected facilities.

11/10/2022 12:00:00 AM

How Proper Cleaning Can Limit the Spread of Norovirus


Norovirus can break out in any facility where the cleaning staff is not properly equipped or trained.

11/9/2022 12:15:00 AM

King David Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation Upgrades Facility


The center is reminiscent of a hospitality experience for both short- and long-term residents.

11/9/2022 12:00:00 AM

The Reason Behind the Luxury Senior Care Facilities Boom


Senior care facilities have increased expectations among residents.

11/9/2022 12:00:00 AM

Cybersecurity Attacks Now Commonplace within Healthcare Facilities


Cybersecurity attacks have been growing at a rapid rate within the healthcare sector.

11/8/2022 12:15:00 AM

IRMC to Build New Mental Health Facility


The venture will keep patients closer to home as they work through various issues.

11/8/2022 12:00:00 AM

EPA Guide Targets Hazardous Waste in Healthcare


11/8/2022 12:00:00 AM

2 Nurses Assaulted Every Hour in U.S.


As healthcare facilities managers revisit security and safety guidelines to prevent workplace violence, new statistics reveal immense challenge.

11/7/2022 12:15:00 AM

Quarter of Healthcare Organizations Halted Operations After Ransomware Attacks


Fifty-seven percent of global organizations admit being compromised by ransomware over past three years.

11/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Expands Upwards


The hospital went from four to eight floors. 

11/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

Court Denies Health Provider's Objection Over Whistleblower


Health Center and CEO allegedly violated OSHA law by terminating employee who reported concerns about workplace COVID-19 exposure.

11/4/2022 12:15:00 AM

Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital Completes First Phase of Expansion Project


The expansion initially began in April 2021.

11/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities to Rely on Automation as Labor Shortage Continues


More healthcare facilities have begun using technology systems.

11/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

Staffing Strategies: Appreciate, Talk and Mentor


Tactics can prevent burnout, which is a real concern among healthcare workers.

11/3/2022 12:15:00 AM

Hand Dryers Offer a Sustainable Alternative


Hand dryers help drive a sustainable message.

11/3/2022 12:00:00 AM

Group Calls out Concern for Medical Waste During Extreme Weather


Hospitals that outsource RMW treatment services are most vulnerable when the transportation infrastructure is compromised due to flooding and debris.

11/3/2022 12:00:00 AM

Cleaning to Impress Visitors


Every day of the week, hundreds or thousands of guests walk through your doors.

11/2/2022 12:15:00 AM

Mercy and Lifepoint Rehabilitation Plan for New Hospital


Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital South will be the sixth hospital operated jointly by Mercy and Lifepoint Rehabilitation.

11/2/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities at Risk of More Climate Events if Emissions Aren't Reduced


Negligent climate actions are taking years off of people’s lives.

11/2/2022 12:00:00 AM

Dallas Hospital Shooting Leaves Two Dead


Police identified the hospital employees as a 45-year-old nurse and a 63-year-old social worker.

11/1/2022 12:15:00 AM

Piedmont Newnan Hospital Breaks Ground on New Tower


Construction is estimated to be completed in 2024.

11/1/2022 12:00:00 AM

Upgrading IAQ Systems Without Compromising Energy Efficiency


Improving air quality should not interfere with sustainability goals.

11/1/2022 12:00:00 AM



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