January 2023 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

Hospitals Address Recent String of Gun Violence

St. Louis Children’s Hospital has begun distributing free gun locks to anyone who needs them.

1/31/2023 12:15:00 AM

Strawberry Fields REIT Acquires The Landmark of Breathitt County Rehabilitation & Nursing Center

The acquired facility offers 120 beds and a range of services for its residents.

1/31/2023 12:00:00 AM

Furniture's Role in Healthcare Facilities

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

1/31/2023 12:00:00 AM

Striving for Better Cleaning in Hospitals 

Cleaning patient rooms is more efficient when workers follow a set pattern.

1/30/2023 12:15:00 AM

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Unveils First Ever Family Commons

The 45,000 square-foot commons area provides a space for facilities to find comfort between appointments.

1/30/2023 12:00:00 AM

Tia Teams Up with Cedars-Sinai in Expansion for Women's Healthcare

The partnership aims to provide comprehensive healthcare for more than 100,000 women in the Los Angeles region.

1/30/2023 12:00:00 AM

CMMS Upgrades: Functions, Benefits and Challenges

MD Anderson Cancer Center seeks enhanced efficiency in new-generation software.

1/27/2023 12:15:00 AM

Biden Administration Takes on Nursing Home Transparency

A new course of actions will be taken to bring more transparency.

1/27/2023 12:00:00 AM

Construction Kicks Off on New Healthcare Campus in Panama City Beach

Plans include an 80,000-square-foot medical office building and a 100-bed hospital.

1/27/2023 12:00:00 AM

Designers Address Growing Community Responsibility

Healthcare facilities designers are looking to improve buildings for everyone in the community.

1/26/2023 12:15:00 AM

Mercy Health and Lifepoint Behavioral Health Enter Partnership for New Inpatient Hospital

The new inpatient behavioral health hospital will be a 75,000 square-foot, 72-bed facility.

1/26/2023 12:00:00 AM

Staffing Strategies: Appreciate, Talk and Mentor

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

1/26/2023 12:00:00 AM

3 Predictions for Digital Transformation in 2023

Emerging technology will continue to modernize everyday tasks, encourage proactive facility management and foster resilience.

1/25/2023 12:15:00 AM

MultiCare Health System Acquires Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital

The acquisition includes a 226-bed inpatient facility and 26 clinics.

1/25/2023 12:00:00 AM

TidalHealth Peninsula Regional Hospital Parking Garage Collapses

A rescue box was struck to alert emergency crews of the collapse.

1/25/2023 12:00:00 AM

The Future of Healthcare Facilities: Design Considerations and Cost Impacts

Healthcare leaders can incorporate design strategies into the built environment that create better patient outcomes and safer conditions for all.

1/24/2023 12:15:00 AM

New Mexico Officials to Investigate Hospital

Official said there were multiple reasons that triggered the investigation.

1/24/2023 12:00:00 AM

University of Minnesota Announces MPact Health Care Innovation Vision

This vision seeks to strengthen Minnesota’s healthcare and health professions.

1/24/2023 12:00:00 AM

Ransomware Attacks on Healthcare More Than Doubled From 2016 to 2021

Attacks exposed the personal health information of nearly 42 million patients.

1/23/2023 12:15:00 AM

Senior Housing and Care M&A Activity Hits Record Highs in 2022

There was a 17 percent increase in mergers and acquisitions compared to 2021.

1/23/2023 12:00:00 AM

West Health Joins Sharp Memorial Hospital to Create Integrated Geriatric Care

New integrated care model to provide comprehensive approach to geriatric care.

1/23/2023 12:00:00 AM

Converting Retail Spaces into Healthcare Facilities

Vacant retail spaces provide a unique opportunity healthcare systems to reimagine the way the space can be used.

1/20/2023 12:15:00 AM

Baptist Health Foundation Receives Grant for Smart Technologies

This endeavor is being funded through a $2 million donation from BMI.

1/20/2023 12:00:00 AM

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health Proposes Replacement Hospital

A need for a replacement hospital has been identified since 2006.

1/20/2023 12:00:00 AM

Building Enclosure Commissioning: Achieving Project Success

The process addresses owner requirements, construction cost and schedule and project delivery to optimize building performance, cost, durability and maintenance.

1/19/2023 12:15:00 AM

Healthcare M&A Activity Breaks Records in 2022

547 deals were reported during the fourth quarter.

1/19/2023 12:00:00 AM

Designers Plan for Healthcare Facilities with Urbanization in Mind

Designers aim to blur the line between healthcare facilities and urban areas.

1/19/2023 12:00:00 AM

Upgrading Aging Medical Facilities

Healthcare has become more patient-centric over the last 10 years, and infrastructure must be able to support this shift.

1/18/2023 12:15:00 AM

Drug-Resistant Fungal Infection Found in Mississippi Senior Care Facility

Two residents have died from the infection.

1/18/2023 12:00:00 AM

Los Angeles Gateways Hospital to Expand Adolescent Behavioral and Mental Health Services

The expansion will make Gateways Hospital the largest provider of acute adolescent mental health in Los Angeles County.

1/18/2023 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Industry Hit with Most Cyberattacks in 2022

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities suffered from 1410 weekly cyberattacks per organization.

1/17/2023 12:15:00 AM

Children's Hospital of Orange County to Add New Tower

Southwest Tower to expand the hospital’s capabilities.

1/17/2023 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.

1/17/2023 12:00:00 AM

Is Routine Disinfecting Necessary?

The need for the right surface disinfectant in the hands of educated professional cleaners is paramount.

1/16/2023 12:15:00 AM

Indiana University Health Expands with New Downtown Hospital and Medical Campus

The cost of the expanded 44-acre campus and neighboring properties is projected at an additional $1.98 billion.

1/16/2023 12:00:00 AM

New York Governor Kathy Hochul Announces Mental Health Care Overhaul

Overhaul part of multi-year plan to increase operational capacity for mental health facilities.

1/16/2023 12:00:00 AM

Designing Hospitals Fit for the Future of Cities

By rethinking priorities, architects and designers can create healthcare facilities that improve the quality of life in the community.

1/13/2023 12:15:00 AM

NYC Health + Hospitals to Expand Plant-Based Meals

The hospitals are expected to serve over 850,000 plant-based meals in 2023.

1/13/2023 12:00:00 AM

COVID-19 Pandemic Leaves Lasting Impact on Senior Care Facilities

The pandemic has impacted access to care for vulnerable seniors.

1/13/2023 12:00:00 AM

Senior Housing Occupancy Rate on the Rise

Rate increases for the sixth consecutive quarter.

1/12/2023 12:15:00 AM

New York Law Targets Smoke in ORs

New York is 10th state to requires facilities to use a smoke-evacuation system for surgical procedures that generate surgical smoke.

1/12/2023 12:00:00 AM

HHS Warns of New Ransomware Group Attacks on Healthcare Facilities

The Clop group was active throughout 2022.

1/12/2023 12:00:00 AM

Metaverse and Healthcare: A Technological Partnership That Has Already Begun

The metaverse has already been implemented in healthcare facilities.

1/11/2023 12:15:00 AM

Industry Group Requests OSHA Standard Remains Consistent with Updated COVID Standards

The American Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living argues that original COVID-19 protocols are no longer prudent due to new variants.

1/11/2023 12:00:00 AM

Squalid Conditions Close 4 S.C. Assisted Living Facilities

Inspections turned up insect infestations, including bed bugs and roaches, among other violations.

1/11/2023 12:00:00 AM

Senior Care Facilities Suffer From Staffing Shortages

Senior care facilities are struggling to maintain operations with smaller staffs.

1/10/2023 12:15:00 AM

New Jersey Offers Loan to Healthcare Facilities Looking to Upgrade Reproductive Health Services

The funding includes zero-percent-interest loans for upgrades at reproductive healthcare facilities and grants for security enhancements.

1/10/2023 12:00:00 AM

Federal COVID-19 Telehealth Program Includes Senior Living Residents

The entirely virtual community health intervention will provide free COVID-19 health services — at-home rapid tests, telehealth sessions and at-home treatments.

1/10/2023 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Supply Chain Management Continues to Grow

While the market will expand, security issues will hinder its growth.

1/9/2023 12:15:00 AM

LCMC Health and Tulane University Finalizes Partnership

Tulane Medical Center, Lakeview Regional Medical Center and Tulane Lakeside Hospital will join LCMC Health.

1/9/2023 12:00:00 AM

The Reason Behind the Luxury Senior Care Facilities Boom

Senior care facilities have increased expectations among residents.

1/9/2023 12:00:00 AM

What the Rise of Digital Healthcare Means for Real Estate and Facilities

The integration of technology will lead to changes in facility function and workplace strategy.

1/6/2023 12:15:00 AM

HHS Deploys Emergency Team to University of New Mexico Children's Hospital

UNM Children’s Hospital was at over 100 percent capacity.

1/6/2023 12:00:00 AM

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center Begins Construction on Acute Rehabilitation Unit

The project is expected to be finished in mid-2023.

1/6/2023 12:00:00 AM

Reality Check: Rethinking Surface Disinfectants

Huge gap remains between government registration protocols for disinfectants and the real world.

1/5/2023 12:15:00 AM

Infection Control Market on the Rise

Several healthcare-associated factors contribute to the rise of infection control. 

1/5/2023 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities View Doors as a Mode of Access Control

Increased acts of violence has hospitals and other healthcare facilities reconfiguring their access control systems.

1/5/2023 12:00:00 AM

Rural Hospital Closures Affect 'Bystander' Hospitals

Researchers find a significant increase in inpatient admissions, emergency department visits for so-called bystander hospitals.

1/4/2023 12:15:00 AM

Howard Memorial Hospital's Data Stolen in Cyberattack

The hospital took steps to promptly secure its network and began an investigation.

1/4/2023 12:00:00 AM

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center to Add New Tower

Pre-construction is scheduled to begin in 2023.

1/4/2023 12:00:00 AM

Safety Features Remain Critical for Senior Care Facilities

Designers continue to plan for safety elements within new senior care facilities. 

1/3/2023 12:15:00 AM

Construction Begins on Athens Health Campus for Memorial Health System

The Athens Health Campus is a design-build project that will be the largest permanent healthcare facility using off-site modular construction.

1/3/2023 12:00:00 AM

$11.3 Billion Needed for Nursing Homes Staffing 

Estimate comes from the American Health Care Association, representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

1/3/2023 12:00:00 AM


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