April 2022 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



New HHS Initiative Address Climate Change


The initiative challenges private healthcare systems to meet or exceed emissions goals and build facility resilience.

4/29/2022 12:15:00 AM

Healthcare Management Solutions Market Sees Growth


The demand for patient information management, stock keeping and appointment scheduling is contributing to the burgeoning adoption of solutions.

4/29/2022 12:00:00 AM

Interior Design Choices Play an Important Role within Healthcare Facilities


With an increased need for healthcare facilities, designers are being put to the test to create the best environment.

4/28/2022 12:15:00 AM

Rady Children’s Hospital Completes Construction


Ware Malcomb provided the interior architecture and design services for the project.

4/28/2022 12:00:00 AM

CDC Taps Into Data to Improve Disease Forecasting, Communication


Program seeks to enhance ability to use data, models, and analytics to enable timely, effective decision-making.

4/28/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Acquired Infections Responsible for 100,000 Deaths Annually 


Because of the complex nature of healthcare facilities, the risk of HAIs exists even in the best situations.

4/27/2022 12:15:00 AM

How Designers Prioritize Safety When it Comes to Furniture


While furniture needs to be functional within healthcare facilities, it also needs to be safe.

4/27/2022 12:00:00 AM

WISE Initiative Aims to Improve Senior Care Environments


The WISE initiative will focus on different aspects of the senior living industry to advance innovation that will help make communities safer and healthier.

4/27/2022 12:00:00 AM

Troubleshooting Pin-Hole Leaks in Healthcare Piping Systems


Managers can prevent problems by understanding water piping materials and causes of corrosion

4/26/2022 12:15:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Need to Standardize Supply Chain Practices


A survey found that a majority of healthcare facilities are still using manual techniques for tracking the supply chain.

4/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals Ease Mask Requirements as New Variant Looms


Some hospitals are changing their masking requirements after the federal government struck down the nationwide mask mandate for public transit.

4/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

ASHE Infection Control Tool Focuses on Role of Maintenance


ICRA 2.0 promotes and directs interdisciplinary infection prevention in healthcare facilities during construction, renovation and maintenance.

4/25/2022 12:15:00 AM

Tampa General Hospital and Kindred Behavioral Health Partner to Operate New Hospital


The joint venture partnership allows the hospitals to build and operate the new Tampa General Behavioral Health Hospital.

4/25/2022 12:00:00 AM

Data Finds that Change of Ownership is More Common in Nursing Homes than Hospitals


HHS and CMS are releasing data on mergers, acquisitions, consolidations and changes of ownership from 2016-2022.

4/25/2022 12:00:00 AM

3 Ways to Solve Staffing Issues


There is a no "one-size-fits-all" solution when it comes to attracting and retaining talent.

4/22/2022 12:15:00 AM

Hackensack Meridian John Theurer Cancer Center Expands to Jersey Shore


The site offers top quality care from renowned researchers.

4/22/2022 12:00:00 AM

Construction Prepares Retirement Community for Hurricanes


New Florida facility designed to offer protection from tropical threats.

4/21/2022 12:15:00 AM

Indiana University Health Expands Healthcare Footprint


4/21/2022 12:00:00 AM

Congressman Calls for Investigation of ‘Horrific Practices’ in Nursing Homes


Just one month after President Biden pushed to improve the quality of the nation’s nursing homes, congressman Bobby. L. Rush is calling for further investigations to Real Estate Investment Trusts.

4/21/2022 12:00:00 AM

Porous vs. Nonporous: Which Surface Has the Most Effective Transmission?


Hard, non-porous surfaces are still most efficient in transferring and transmitting disease.

4/20/2022 12:15:00 AM

AHF Adds Third Dallas Medical Center


AHF adds new healthcare center to Dallas Oak Lawn site.

4/20/2022 12:00:00 AM

Why Healthcare Facilities Must Prioritize Furniture Decisions


The goal for all hospitals and healthcare facilities is to provide the best care possible, and furniture plays a role in that plan.

4/20/2022 12:00:00 AM

What Healthcare Facilities Risk When They Choose the Wrong Paints


Paint selection is becoming increasingly more important within healthcare facilities.

4/19/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Still Lack in Digital Transformation


There is a data readiness crisis that is brewing within the healthcare industry.

4/19/2022 12:00:00 AM

Risk, Cost Drive Managers’ Decisions on Flooring


Choosing lower-priced flooring options can put visitors, patients and employees at risk

4/18/2022 12:15:00 AM

Mayo Clinic Health System Breaks Ground on Wisconsin Hospital


The new hospital is the largest construction project in history of Mayo Clinic Health System.

4/18/2022 12:00:00 AM

Urban Health Plan Breaks Ground on First Community Health Facility


The healthcare facility will open in spring of 2024.

4/18/2022 12:00:00 AM

ASHE Spotlights Successful Facilities Projects


Awards target teams that developed safe, quality environments, demonstrate effective and efficient communication, and rely on data-based decision-making processes

4/14/2022 12:15:00 AM

Water Contamination Limits Texas Medical Center Operations


William Beaumont Army Medical Center is limiting operations and postponing elective surgeries

4/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

Medical Center Opens Expanded Emergency Department


24,000-square-foot facility will serve patients from pediatric to geriatric

4/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

What Disinfectant Labels Really Mean


It is time for a reality check when it comes to disinfecting environmental surfaces.

4/13/2022 12:15:00 AM

Construction Site Theft Could Delay Opening of Servier County Medical Center


Thieves allegedly stole an undetermined amount of copper lines and tools.

4/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

More People are Concerned About Hospital Safety than Ever Before


Growing violence at healthcare facilities has made 60 percent of survey respondents concerned about loved ones’ safety.

4/12/2022 12:15:00 AM

Borowy Family Children’s Critical Care Tower Officially Opens


The hospital first broke ground on the tower back in May 2019.

4/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Four Trends Shaping Future of Healthcare Design


Telemedicine among key drivers of change within healthcare facilities

4/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

FBI Warns Against Cyberattacks, What Healthcare Facilities Can Do to Better Protect Themselves


Nearly 1 million patient records were breached in March.

4/11/2022 12:15:00 AM

Pipe Burst Floods UVM’s Operating Rooms, Delays Surgeries


49 scheduled elective surgeries have been postponed until additional ORs are able to be brought back online.

4/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

Louisville to Add $144 Million Tower


The project will increase hospital’s operating capacity and facilitate phased modernization to include all private beds throughout hospital.

4/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

FGI Interprets Language in 2018 Guidelines


Interpretations address uncertainty over electrical receptacles, windows in behavioral health facilities and HVAC systems.

4/8/2022 12:15:00 AM

Highlands Hospital Joins Penn Highlands Healthcare


The facility is eighth hospital in the Penn Highlands Healthcare system.

4/8/2022 12:00:00 AM

UV-C Light Proves Essential for Facilities


Lighting has evolved over the last decade, but now UV-C has proven to be an essential tool within healthcare facilities.

4/7/2022 12:15:00 AM

Nation’s Nursing Homes Need Sweeping Changes


The report calls for vast changes in an industry whose challenges have been magnified by pandemic.

4/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth Opens New Tower


The nine-story tower is the largest construction project in Texas Health history.

4/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

WHO Publishes New Guide: Caring for Those Who Care


World Health Organization guide provides overview of key elements of occupational health and safety programs.

4/6/2022 12:15:00 AM

Cleveland Clinic London Hospital Officially Opens


The facility is the newest location in Cleveland Clinic’s expanding global footprint.

4/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

St. Charles Health System Upgrades Electrical System with Minimal Disruptions


Planning was critical to ensure emergency care could be provided while power was switched to the new system.

4/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

How HVAC Codes Must Adapt to Ever-Changing Science


Many hospitals are over-ventilating indoor spaces, resulting in wasted energy and dollars

4/5/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Employees’ Behaviors Could Lead to Cybersecurity Risks


While healthcare facilities managers are making the right moves to better protect patient data, employee behaviors could risk exposure.

4/5/2022 12:00:00 AM

Senior Care Facilities See Improvements Increase Over Last Decade


Nursing home care has improved over the last decade with less residents having to return to hospitals.

4/4/2022 12:15:00 AM

Lee Health’s Gulf Coast Medical Center Completes Expansion


The $242 million expansion will better serve the growing population of Southwest Florida.

4/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

White House Cites Role of Ventilation in COVID-19 Fight


International experts have advocated respirator use and enhanced ventilation systems in stopping the spread of the coronavirus.

4/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian Receives Donation for Ongoing Hospital


The $50 million gift from Sun Family Foundation will allow the healthcare facility to further expand its services.

4/1/2022 12:15:00 AM

$15 Million Emergency Department Coming to Tennessee


4/1/2022 12:00:00 AM



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