February 2022 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Healthcare Facilities Management Market to Reach $68 Billion by 2026


Emerging technologies is playing a key role in the growth of the healthcare facilities management market.

2/28/2022 12:15:00 AM

$7.5 Million Donation Funds Emergency Department Construction


Children’s Health announced a $7.5 million donation from Bright Industries to help provide ongoing care for children

2/28/2022 12:00:00 AM

New Jersey Medical Center Breaks Ground on Behavioral Health Expansion


The Raritan Bay Medical Center Behavioral Health unit will become a specialized inpatient center, serving both Geriatric Psychiatric care and Dual Diagnosis services.

2/28/2022 12:00:00 AM

Behavioral Health Job Vacancies Lead to Long Patient Waitlists


Recruitment and retention concerns and hundreds of vacancies are contributing to months-long waitlists and an 11 percent decrease in the number of individuals served compared to 2019

2/25/2022 12:15:00 AM

Emory Johns Creek Hospital Adds Two Floors to Facility


One floor includes 40 medical/surgical patient beds, while the other is shelled space that will include hospitalists’ offices.

2/25/2022 12:00:00 AM

CISA Sends ‘Shields Up’ Message to Healthcare Organizations


The message follows the U.S. State Department advisory urging Americans to leave Ukraine.

2/25/2022 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals Look to Technology, Donations to Retain Staff


Labor shortage has become a top concern for healthcare executives as workers are quitting in large numbers.

2/24/2022 12:15:00 AM

Health Centers Receive $55 Million To Expand Access


Funds increase access and quality for underserved populations through virtual care, such as telehealth and remote patient monitoring.

2/24/2022 12:00:00 AM

Texas System to Build Three New Hospitals


St. David’s HealthCare in Central Texas has invested $953 million in the region’s healthcare infrastructure.

2/24/2022 12:00:00 AM

Senior Care Facilities Look Toward Technology to Combat Resident Loneliness


More consumer electronics are being used in senior care facilities to help residents stay connected.

2/23/2022 12:15:00 AM

Washington D.C. to Build First Hospital in 20 Years


The new medical center includes a 136-bed, full-service hospital, ambulatory pavilion for physician offices, clinics and community space, a 500-car garage, and a helipad for emergency transports.

2/23/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Looks to Expand 3D Printing in 2022


More healthcare facilities are looking to add 3D-printing services within their operations.

2/23/2022 12:00:00 AM

OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard: Are You in Compliance?


Respiratory protection programs continue to be among most cited annual OSHA violations across all industries.

2/22/2022 12:15:00 AM

AHA Urges Congress to Address Labor Shortage


American Hospital Association details steps labor shortage that is impacting healthcare.

2/22/2022 12:00:00 AM

$45 Million Gift Helps Expand Heart Hospital at Northwestern Medicine


The hospital will expand to 140 beds and modernize cardiovascular services on Northwestern Medicine’s Chicago campus Memorial Hospital.

2/22/2022 12:00:00 AM

Patient Data Concerns Grow as Facilities Add Technology


While emerging technologies add value to healthcare facilities, top executives are concerned about patient data.

2/18/2022 12:15:00 AM

LA County Approves $1.695 Billion Replacement Hospital


The 468,000-square-foot inpatient building will hold up to 346 beds and a new emergency department.

2/18/2022 12:00:00 AM

University of Iowa Receives $70 Million for New Patient Tower


The donation will help the University of Iowa Health Care expand service by increasing patient capacity while modernizing its care facilities.

2/18/2022 12:00:00 AM

OSHA Asks Healthcare Facilities to Better Protect Workers


Reports of injuries and illness in healthcare workers increased by 249 percent in 2020.

2/17/2022 12:00:00 AM

VITAS Opens New Inpatient Hospice Unit


The VITAS IPU includes 16 private patient rooms with special amenities for families and visitors.

2/17/2022 12:00:00 AM

S.C. Nursing Home Owner Arrested, Charged with Neglect


A South Carolina man who owns and runs two assisted living facilities was arrested and charged recently with neglecting and exploiting vulnerable adults and breach of trust.

2/17/2022 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals Must Address Biases to Improve Patient Care


Lack of resources because of the ongoing pandemic have played a role in taking action against biases.

2/16/2022 12:15:00 AM

Access Board Rule Targets Diagnostic Equipment


Standards established minimum technical criteria to ensure accessibility to medical diagnostic equipment, such as examination tables and imaging equipment.

2/16/2022 12:00:00 AM

Senior Living Groups Form Coalition on Diversity and Inclusion


Coalition’s goal is to create a plan of action and strategy around diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

2/16/2022 12:00:00 AM

Water-Conservation Strategies for Healthcare Facilities


Understanding how and how much facilities use water is critical in curtailing waste and cutting utility costs

2/15/2022 12:15:00 AM

Hospitals Growing Weary of Labor Shortages


CEOs label ongoing labor problems as top concern within healthcare facilities.

2/15/2022 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals Warned Against Potential Ransomware Attacks


HHS suggests that healthcare facilities take the following steps to reduce attack surface areas to the greatest extent possible.

2/15/2022 12:00:00 AM

Tackling Dry-Surface Biofilm


Bacteria on damp and dry surfaces colonize with other germs to build a tough, protective biofilm.

2/14/2022 12:15:00 AM

Froedert & MCW Open Community Hospital in Wisconsin


The small-scale hospital is designed to treat medical emergencies that require attention beyond a health center’s or urgent care clinic’s capability.

2/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

Mental Health in Healthcare Facilities Reaches Crisis Levels


More businesses have begun prioritizing their employees’ mental wellbeing as reports of poor mental health have reached crisis levels.

2/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

4 Technologies Shaping Hospitals of the Future


Managers can expect augmented reality, artificial intelligence, virtual reality and virtual beds to reshape healthcare.

2/11/2022 12:15:00 AM

University of Chicago Medicine Plans New Cancer Center


Construction will begin in 2023 on the new facility, which will open to patients in 2026.

2/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

USDA Provides $1 Billion in Grants To Improve Rural Hospitals


Funding will help build or improve hospitals and clinics and help other essential community facilities.

2/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

Aurora Medical Center Opens New Location


The new campus includes a medical office building and hospital with an emergency department, intensive care unit and operating rooms.

2/10/2022 12:00:00 AM

What the Future of Lighting Holds for Healthcare


UV-C lighting technology has proven to be effective, but how many healthcare facilities will buy into the trend?

2/10/2022 12:00:00 AM

OSHA Spotlights Safety Risks from Use of Robots


Robots in hospitals perform cleaning duties, deliver medications and handle routine security.

2/9/2022 12:15:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Digitize to Meet Evolving Pandemic Needs


Medical technology companies embrace digitization of product development, engineering, production and logistics.

2/9/2022 12:00:00 AM

New Hanover Regional Medical Center Renames Facility


Names have been updated to reflect being a part of Novant Health.

2/8/2022 12:00:00 AM

COVID-19 Takes Toll on Hospital Operating Margins


Hospital operating margins dropped more than 15 percent in 2021 compared to pre-pandemic levels.

2/7/2022 12:15:00 AM

MyMichigan Health System Adds Tenth Hospital


The 49-bed hospital features 51 long-term care beds and 20 psych beds.

2/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

Marshfield Clinic Health System Hospital to Open in 2022


Marshfield Medical Center-River Region to offer 29 specialty services, adult and pediatric primary care, physical and occupational therapy and urgent care.

2/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

COVID-19 Monitoring Evolves as Virus Spreads


As the nation continues to cope with pandemic, healthcare facilities seek new ways to monitor cases

2/4/2022 12:15:00 AM

Lee Health Relocates Regional Trauma Center


To prepare for the relocation, Gulf Coast Medical Center underwent extensive $315 million expansion.

2/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

VA’s New EHR Creates Woes for Physicians: GAO 


The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs' rollout of its new electronic health record transferred data to the new system, but the results failed to meet the needs of VA physicians.

2/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

Cleaning Strategies for Furniture, Furnishings and Patient Care Equipment


Pieces of hospital equipment most likely to spread infection are difficult to disinfect.

2/3/2022 12:15:00 AM

Methodist Health System to Build New Hospital in Texas


Hospital to break ground later this year on five-story, 200,000-square-foot project.

2/3/2022 12:00:00 AM

How Healthcare Facilities Can Benefit From Lighting Technology


Lighting manufacturers discuss the reasons more healthcare facilities should be using lighting technologies.

2/3/2022 12:00:00 AM

Enlivant Receives WELL Health-Safety Rating


Enlivant has become the first senior living provider to earn the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management.

2/2/2022 12:15:00 AM

Cleveland Clinic Announces $1.3 Billion in Facilities Projects


Cleveland Clinic announced plans for new construction, expansion and renovation projects.

2/2/2022 12:00:00 AM

HCA Healthcare to Build Five New Hospitals in Texas


The new facilities will complement HCA Healthcare’s existing presence in communities across Texas.

2/2/2022 12:00:00 AM

How Hospitals Can Tackle Pandemics with Technology


As admissions soar, environmental services departments continue to implement innovative solutions.

2/1/2022 12:15:00 AM

Rehabilitation Hospitals Breaks Ground on Texas Location


The hospital will offer inpatient rehabilitation care for patients with debilitating illnesses and injuries.

2/1/2022 12:00:00 AM

Nursing Shortage Goes Beyond Pandemic


Organizations must hire more than 13 million nurses in the next decade, but challenges remain that leave many hesitant to stay.

2/1/2022 12:00:00 AM



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