July 2022 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

Tackling the Environment of Care Compliance Challenge

70 percent of the top 10 cited Joint Commission standards in 2021 consisted of EOC and life safety deficiencies.

7/29/2022 12:15:00 AM

Healthcare Merger and Acquisitions Down in 2022’s Second Quarter

Healthcare merger and acquisition deal value totals showed quarterly declines.

7/29/2022 12:00:00 AM

IoT Poised to Disrupt Healthcare Industry

Internet of Things will be a game changer for the healthcare industry in the coming decade. 

7/29/2022 12:00:00 AM

Manufacturers Identify Trends for Doors and Hardware

Doors and hardware manufacturers discuss trends they expect to see in the next few years.

7/28/2022 12:15:00 AM

UV Disinfection Technology Gets Boost

Ultraviolet technology is moving to center stage of efforts to improve its performance and reliability.

7/28/2022 12:00:00 AM

Everside Health to Open Three New Jersey Locations

Everside Health is further positioning itself as a leader in direct primary care.

7/28/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Supply Chain Needs Technology Upgrades

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, healthcare executives have committed to bringing greater levels of automation and digitization to their supply chains. 

7/27/2022 12:15:00 AM

ECU Health and Acadia Healthcare to Build New Behavioral Health Hospital

The new facility will provide access to behavioral health services and treatment from specialized clinical teams in a carefully designed environment.

7/27/2022 12:00:00 AM

Assisted Living Workforce Crisis Getting Worse

Nearly one-half of assisted living providers are concerned they might have to close their facilities if workforce challenges persist

7/27/2022 12:00:00 AM

COVID’s Influence On Senior Care Design Trends

Facility spaces need to incorporate technology and a sense of community.

7/26/2022 12:15:00 AM

Lessons Hospitals Learned from COVID-19

Healthcare Association of New York State identified underlying system and process causes and contributing factors that resulted in an overwhelmed healthcare delivery system.

7/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

Black Nursing Home Residents Transferred to Hospitals More Often

A study by the University of Missouri found that repeat transfers are high for Black nursing home residents and those under 65.

7/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

Monkeypox Transmission in Healthcare Setting is Low

Transmission to healthcare personnel in endemic settings is well described, but to date it appears to be rare in well-resourced settings, according to the researchers.

7/25/2022 12:15:00 AM

Green Seal to Prohibit PFAS In All Green Seal Cleaning Products

Green Seal’s updated cleaning and personal care product standards now prohibit all approximately 12,000 chemicals in this class.

7/25/2022 12:00:00 AM

4 Investments All Senior Care Facilities Should Make

Survey reveals substantial barriers to adequately care and house seniors.

7/25/2022 12:00:00 AM

CDC: Pandemic Hurt U.S. Antimicrobial Resistance

A CDC report concludes threat of antimicrobial-resistant infections is not only still present but has gotten worse.

7/22/2022 12:15:00 AM

Overlake Medical Center Installs VITEC IPTV System, Sees Results

The VITEC IPTV solution has made it simple for Overlake to provide patients and staff with managed access to different categories of content.

7/22/2022 12:00:00 AM

University of Virginia Medical Center Completes 7 Year Expansion

The project provides much-needed additional capacity to the facility’s emergency department.

7/22/2022 12:00:00 AM

Rules and Regulations Doors and Hardware Must Follow

Doors and hardware manufacturers discuss what requirements they follow to be more accessible.

7/21/2022 12:15:00 AM

COVID Forces Companies to Reconsider Leasing Vs Owning Buildings

More companies are considering leasing new properties in the future as COVID makes an impact on real estate. 

7/21/2022 12:00:00 AM

What Monkeypox Means for Environmental Services

Patients with diagnosed cases of monkeypox rarely become sick enough to be hospitalized, according to the CDC.

7/21/2022 12:00:00 AM

3 Strategies for Smooth Healthcare Construction Projects

Addressing challenges requires that managers work closely with multiple stakeholders, including administrators, facility staff members, subcontractors and crews.

7/20/2022 12:15:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Require Collaboration within the Supply Chain

Healthcare supply chains have been placed under enormous pressure as the COVID-19 continues to evolve into new variants.

7/20/2022 12:00:00 AM

New Pullman Regional Hospital Board Aims to Relocate Services with Project Proposal

The Board of Commissioners has approved a project proposal to add to the existing building and adjacent hospital-owned business property.

7/20/2022 12:00:00 AM

Top Areas to Keep Clean in Senior Care Facilities

Proper training on cleaning high-touch surfaces proves to be essential for senior care facilities.

7/19/2022 12:15:00 AM

Crown Hill National Cemetery Reopens After 60 Years

The columbarium will cover 15 acres of ground.

7/19/2022 12:00:00 AM

Strategies and Technologies for Safeguarding Healthcare Facilities

Safety and security incidents might not be fully preventable, but managers can adopt many strategies and technologies that will keep patients, guests and staff more secure.

7/19/2022 12:00:00 AM

Lessons from the Custodial Frontlines

Despite the relative simplicity of infection prevention principles, achieving the goal is not easy.

7/18/2022 12:15:00 AM

Get Remix’d at NFMT in Las Vegas

NFMT Remix makes its long-awaited return to Las Vegas, November 2-3, 2022 at the Paris Las Vegas Resort Conference Center.

7/18/2022 12:00:00 AM

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Breaks Ground on New Hospital

The future hospital will provide emergency care to Dahlonega and surrounding communities.

7/18/2022 12:00:00 AM

CMS Releases Proposed Conditions for Rural Emergency Hospital Designation

The goal for the proposed Rural Emergency Hospital rule is to establish Conditions of Participation to ensure the health and safety of patients who will receive these services.

7/15/2022 12:15:00 AM

Lawnwood Hospital Opens New Tower

With the new tower, Lawnwood will be able to keep pace with the growth in Fort Pierce for years to come.

7/15/2022 12:00:00 AM

ASHE Recognizes Sustainable Hospitals

ASHE will recognize these facilities at its Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition.

7/15/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Compliance: What Lies Ahead

Facilities managers involved in compliance face a range of new and expanded regulations and standards.

7/14/2022 12:15:00 AM

Security Systems First Begin with Doors and Hardware

Facilities are looking to revamp their safety measures with secure doors.

7/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

UK Healthcare Enters Purchase Agreement for New Medical Campus

UK HealthCare announced plans to enter into a purchase agreement to acquire roughly 27 acres of property for approximately $20.3 million.

7/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

Medical Groups Condemn SCOTUS Over EPA Ruling

The American Medical Association and American Academy of Pediatrics expressed their disappointment in the most recent sustainability ruling.

7/13/2022 12:15:00 AM

Allina Health to Replace Cambridge Medical Center with Modern Facility

The new medical center will feature inpatient beds, an emergency department, operating rooms and more.

7/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

Joint Commission Joins Decarbonization Effort

Commission has pledged to reduce its emissions by a minimum of 50 percent by 2030 and achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

7/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

Daylight Proves to Help the Healing Process in Healthcare Facilities

A growing body of research reiterates the importance of daylight.

7/12/2022 12:15:00 AM

CMS Issues Guidance on Long-Term Care Compliance

The guidance aims to support the implementation of the Long-Term Care (LTC) Facilities Requirements for Participation that were published in 2016.

7/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

UCI Health and Kindred Rehabilitation Services to Construct New Hospital in Orange County

The facility, expected to open in 2025, features a 144-bed acute care hospital and will specialize in orthopedic and neurological surgery.

7/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Compliance: Expanding Challenges

Facilities managers responsible for compliance face expanded regulations and standards and must work with systems and resources upended by the pandemic.

7/11/2022 12:15:00 AM

Wildomar City Council Approves Inland Valley Medical Center Expansion

The Planning Commission approved the project to proceed to Council at its meeting on May 18.

7/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

Philadelphia Nursing Home to Close by Year End

The 402-bed long-term care nursing facility will help relocate residents to new living situations by the end of October.

7/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

OSHA Extends COVID-19 Program for Healthcare Facilities

Rise in hospitalizations reinforces the need to continue prioritizing inspections at hospitals, assisted living facilities and nursing homes.

7/8/2022 12:15:00 AM

Nancy Friend Pritzker Psychiatry Building to Redefine Mental Health Services

The new center eliminates the boundaries that have previously isolated treatments by blending a healing environment.

7/8/2022 12:00:00 AM

ChristianaCare to Purchase Former Jennersville Hospital

After announcing its intent to purchase the closed facility back in February, ChristianaCare is moving forward with the business deal.

7/8/2022 12:00:00 AM

What Facilities Managers Risk When They Choose the Wrong Doors and Hardware

Doors and hardware are one of the things that keep healthcare facilities most safe.

7/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

UofL Health Begins Upgrade to UofL Hospital

The project will increase operating capacity and facilitate a phase modernization to include all private beds throughout the remainder of the hospital.

7/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

Senators Reject Plan to Overhaul VA Hospitals

Senators say they would not proceed with nominees to serve on the Asset and Infrastructure Review Commission.

7/6/2022 12:15:00 AM

Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Partners with Kindred Rehabilitation Services for New Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital 

The new inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be built adjacent to the current rehabilitation center and will double the number of beds.

7/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

Prioritizing Facility Needs: Fundamental Strategies

To meet infrastructure needs, managers need to focus on critical areas to address and identify potential strategies to help facilities prepare for emergencies.

7/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

Senior Care Facilities to Provide Safer Environment for Residents

Senior care facilities are addressing four main areas of safety concerns in order to better protect residents.

7/5/2022 12:15:00 AM

Safety of Patients and Data Depends on Cybersecurity Protocols

Ensuring the safety of patients and residents starts at the technological level.

7/5/2022 12:00:00 AM

Novant Health Begins Construction on Renovation Project

The $169 million expansion will house 20 new patient beds.

7/5/2022 12:00:00 AM

Red Fish Healing Center Supports Dual Addiction and Mental Health Recovery Through Calming Environment

Red Fish Healing Center is setting a new standard for mental health treatment and recovery.

7/1/2022 12:15:00 AM

ANF Group and Providence One Partners Break Ground on New Assisted Living Facility

The new facility will have 117 units with 121 beds of assisted living and memory care.

7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM

5 Ways to Strategize for Healthcare Facilities Planning

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

7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM


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