January 2022 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

Patients, Staff Need Risk-Based Standards on Cleanliness

One would think that a hospital accredited by the Joint Commission is clean, but that is no guarantee.

1/31/2022 12:15:00 AM

Center for New Horizons Head Injury Associates Completes New Building

The 10,000-square-foot, one-floor facility involved complete gut and build-out.

1/31/2022 12:00:00 AM

Cyber Attacks Are on the Rise, What Can Hospitals Do?

Despite beefing up cybersecurity efforts during pandemic, healthcare facilities still remain vulnerable.

1/31/2022 12:00:00 AM

Hospital Upgrade Creates Benefits Through Design Best Practices

DesignGroup has helped Wyandot Memorial Hospital address concerns regarding number of operating rooms, flexibility and patient experience.

1/28/2022 12:15:00 AM

New Children’s Hospital Opens in Pennsylvania

The 250,000-square-foot inpatient hospital was built with families in mind.

1/28/2022 12:00:00 AM

Presbyterian Village North Debuts Renovated Corrigan Building

The effort to update and enrich building’s commons is a major component of $35 million campus-wide repositioning effort.

1/28/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Industry Looks Toward Digital Transformation

More U.S. healthcare providers are leaning on digital transformations to help them with ongoing challenges of COVID-19 pandemic.

1/27/2022 12:15:00 AM

ProHealth Care Opens Wisconsin Hospital

ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital-Mukwonago offers range of services, including more than 40 medical specialties.

1/27/2022 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Completes Conversion of New Medical Office Building

The conversion turned 114,200-square-foot, four-story Class-A office building into a 100 percent Class-A MOB.

1/27/2022 12:00:00 AM

Lighting Technology Innovates During Pandemic

Lighting professionals discuss the way lighting technology has evolved.

1/26/2022 12:15:00 AM

Virginia Medical Center Begins $108 Million Expansion

The 179,000-square-foot renovation and expansion is expected to be completed by 2024.

1/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

Groups Target Alzheimer’s Safety in Long-Term Care 

Organizations will partner to evaluate ongoing scientific issues, standards and performance measures, and quality improvement initiatives.

1/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Renovations: Working in Challenging Environments

An ICRA operates as a blueprint to ensure all those involved in construction and renovations are working to prevent harm to patients.

1/25/2022 12:15:00 AM

Spectrum Health Unveils Three New Building Projects

Projects focus on expanding outpatient services and represent an investment of $151 million.

1/25/2022 12:00:00 AM

Should Patients Be Wary of New Healthcare Technology?

Hospitals have implemented new technologies rapidly during the pandemic, but are they the safest choices?

1/25/2022 12:00:00 AM

Facilities’ Role in Navigating Healthcare Challenges

Managers need to be sure facility portfolios are aligned with organizations’ strategic plans.

1/24/2022 12:15:00 AM

New Texas Hospital to Break Ground in 2022

Services to include emergency department, inpatient beds, imaging and other clinical services and expanded medical office space

1/24/2022 12:00:00 AM

Evidence-Based Design Creates Healing Environments

Specific lighting, flooring and color choices offer a healing environment for patients.

1/24/2022 12:00:00 AM

How to Successfully Manage Hardscapes

Attitudes toward hardscape management at healthcare facilities have changed in recent years, creating unique opportunities.

1/21/2022 12:15:00 AM

Geisinger Medical Center Muncy Marks Official Opening

The medical center includes a multi-specialty clinic with adult and pediatric care, orthopedics, cardiology, ophthalmology and women’s health services.

1/21/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Rethink Benefits to Help Retain Staff

Great Resignation has made it harder for employers to retain workers and recruit new workers.

1/21/2022 12:00:00 AM

How Does Light Impact Patient Care?

UV-C light has been proven to disinfect surfaces, helping patients, staff, and visitors stay healthy

1/20/2022 12:15:00 AM

OSHA Cites Medical Center Over Workplace Violence

Security officers, nurses, assistants, and technicians were exposed to violence related to patient interactions

1/20/2022 12:00:00 AM

Abrazo Health Acquires Property for New Medical Campus

27-acre medical campus expected to break ground in 2022

1/20/2022 12:00:00 AM

Survey Reveals Need for More Safety Resources in Healthcare

Responses reveal impact of changes brought on by new technology, changing expectations, and COVID-19 pandemic.

1/19/2022 12:00:00 AM

Why Design Plays a Crucial Role in Renovations

Design has had to take a backseat when it came to renovating healthcare facilities, but that is no longer the case in 2022

1/19/2022 12:00:00 AM

Why It Is Time To Re-Evaluate Your Cleaning Solution

Overuse of chemicals can create poor chemistry performance, but what is the best mix to keep surfaces clean?

1/18/2022 12:15:00 AM

New Rehabilitation Hospital Breaks Ground in Arizona

Three-story, custom-built hospital will sit on 3.71 acres, encompass 49,128 square feet, and feature 40 patient beds

1/18/2022 12:00:00 AM

Virtua Health, Rowan University To Create Academic Health System

System will serve as regional hub for innovation, research and discovery

1/18/2022 12:00:00 AM

Assisted Living Facilities Settle Lawsuit Over Wheelchair Use

Case stemmed from complaints by residents of adult care facilities about discrimination against people who use wheelchairs

1/17/2022 12:00:00 AM

Texas Behavioral Hospital Breaks Ground on Expansion

Project will provide Rio Vista Behavioral Health with new two-story, 40-bed unit and outdoor recreation space encompassing 38,000 square feet

1/17/2022 12:00:00 AM

How Can FEMA Help Hospitals Mitigate and Recover from Disaster?

Following disasters, FEMA will reimburse 75-100 percent of costs for services such as debris removal, overtime pay, and infrastructure repairs

1/14/2022 12:15:00 AM

WVU Cancer Institute Opens New Center

new 1,400-square-foot clinic will include six new infusion bays

1/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

The Role of Employee Feedback in the ‘Great Resignation’

Regularly listening to employee feedback can help employers retain staff

1/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

What Will 2022 Bring to Healthcare Facilities?

Telemedicine and supply chain challenges will continue to affect planning, design, and construction

1/13/2022 12:15:00 AM

Mask Requirements Continue Evolving in Healthcare

In response to the omicron variant, healthcare facilities adjust mask requirements

1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

Zangmeister Cancer Center Expands New Clinic

Patients will have access to in-house lab and pathology, infusion therapy and financial counseling

1/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

Supply Chain Challenges, Facility Issues: Real Estate Trends for 2022

'Temporary issues are now long-term issues that will reshape real estate and development projects well into 2022’

1/12/2022 12:15:00 AM

NEMA Issues New Lighting Glare Guidance

White paper explains original intent of unified glare rating, its proper uses, and common misuses

1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

ThedaCare Begins $100 Million Modernization

Next phase of construction, which will include work on new emergency department, set to begin in spring 2022

1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

The Threats from Dust in Healthcare Facilities

While dust is a common part of daily life, it can bring on serious health problems in healthcare facilities

1/11/2022 12:15:00 AM

Hospitals Tap Temp Staff To Help Fight COVID-19

75 percent of hospitals and other healthcare facilities are seeking temporary allied healthcare professionals

1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

West Virginia Health System Opens Neighborhood Hospital

Facility Offers 24-hour emergency care unit, overnight hospitalization services, on-site diagnostic testing and imaging, and 10 inpatient beds

1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

How To Make Sustainable Paint Choices

Paint manufacturers discuss the reasons sustainable paint choices matter in facilities

1/10/2022 12:15:00 AM

Partnership Opens New Cancer Site in Arizona

8,845-square-foot facility will include seven exam rooms and 18 chemotherapy chairs

1/10/2022 12:00:00 AM

Renovation Adds ORs to Texas Medical Center

Project is part of systemwide investment that adds space for general and OB/GYN surgeries

1/10/2022 12:00:00 AM

Colorado Hospital Closes Due to Wildfire’s Impact

Centura-Avista Adventist Hospital to close temporarily due to extensive smoke damage

1/7/2022 12:15:00 AM

Tampa Medical Center Opens Expanded Emergency Department

Opening is part of multi-phased, $18.4 million modernization and expansion project

1/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

Arizona Health System Acquires Land for New Campus

Plans include medical office building, ambulatory services, and acute care hospital

1/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals Innovate To Avoid Closures Due to Staffing

Hospitals have begun closing select services because of staffing shortages

1/6/2022 12:15:00 AM

Court Orders Care Facility To Pay Attorneys Over OSHA Subpoena

Behavioral health facility failed to comply with OSHA-issued subpoena for documents

1/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

Cherokee Nation To Invest $440 Million in Healthcare Projects

Projects include $400 million for new hospital and $35 million for new outpatient health center

1/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

How To Maintain Painted Walls

Paint manufacturers discuss strategies for extending performance life of painted surfaces

1/5/2022 12:15:00 AM

What Role Can 3D Printing Play in Healthcare Facilities?

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities are no stranger to new technologies, but benefits of additive manufacturing remain uncertain

1/5/2022 12:00:00 AM

CDC Releases Omicron Guidelines as New Cases Surge

Guidelines address isolation and quarantine for healthcare workers, decreasing isolation time after being infected

1/5/2022 12:00:00 AM

Candida Auris Strikes Three Oregon Hospitals

First case was detected at Salem Hospital Dec. 11 in patient who had recent international healthcare exposures, and confirmed Dec. 17

1/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

How To Protect Patient Data

With cyberattacks on the rise, every healthcare worker is responsible for protecting patient information

1/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

How To Improve Bed Turnover

EVS team plays major role in managing hospital throughput 

1/3/2022 12:15:00 AM

OSHA Withdraws Part of COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards

Action affects non-recordkeeping portions of healthcare ETS

1/3/2022 12:00:00 AM

Case Study: Bottom-Line Sustainability with Modular Casework

Strategy contributes to waste-reduction strategy with source reduction, efficient design and standardization

1/3/2022 12:00:00 AM


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