May 2022 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Independent Living Communities Offers Residents Luxury Amenities


Waterman Village also features high-end fitness facilities, luxurious new homes and weekly social activities.

5/31/2022 12:15:00 AM

OSF HealthCare Moves Forward with Next Phase of Construction


Placing the last structural steel beam signifies a project milestone.

5/31/2022 12:00:00 AM

Why Your Facility Needs a Pest Management Plan


Hospitals face a series of risks when unwanted pests get into their facility.

5/31/2022 12:00:00 AM

GAO Cites Concerns About OSHA’s Pandemic Performance


Report says OSHA must closely scrutinize itself to ensure future actions protect workers.

5/27/2022 12:15:00 AM

Chicago Hospital Transforms to New Hotels for Medical Staff and Patients


Chicago’s Cook County Hospital was renovated by Hyatt Hotels to serve as two separate hotels for medical staff and guests.

5/27/2022 12:00:00 AM

Quincy Medical Group Birthing Center Approved in Illinois


With this decision, the QMG Birth Center will be the sixth birth center in Illinois

5/27/2022 12:00:00 AM

VA Issues Three COVID-19 Protocol Levels at Facilities


Levels align with CDC community transmission levels designed for use by healthcare facilities

5/26/2022 12:15:00 AM

ARHS and UNC Health Board of Directors Form Long-Term Management Services


Through the agreement, the two organizations will expand local healthcare services and improve access to resources for patients. 

5/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Wayfinding Evolves During Pandemic


Wayfinding has proven essential to help patients, staff and visitors navigate hospitals.

5/26/2022 12:00:00 AM

How Healthcare Food Service Operations Work Through Ongoing Supply Chain Challenges


Hospital kitchens face the same challenges as families but on a much grander scale.

5/25/2022 12:15:00 AM

Heywood Healthcare and UMass Memorial Health Explore Possible Merger


Heywood Healthcare and UMass Memorial Health have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to explore affiliation options.

5/25/2022 12:00:00 AM

Construction Training Can Prevent Hospital Acquired Infections


Hospitals can’t shutter operations during renovations, so it is up to construction crews to ensure their work doesn’t harm patients.

5/25/2022 12:00:00 AM

Top 10 Diverse Hospitals and Health Systems Unveiled


DiversityInc reveals the top 10 diverse hospitals and health systems.

5/24/2022 12:15:00 AM

U.S. Access Board Seeks Input on Medical Diagnostic Equipment


The guidance will help ensure equipment can be adjusted to accommodate the broadest range of users.

5/24/2022 12:00:00 AM

Centura Health Acquires Two Hospitals


Both hospitals will become a part of the Catholic ministries with CommonSpirit Health.

5/24/2022 12:00:00 AM

Elevating the Patient Experience with Creative Valet Parking Services


Valet services go well beyond simply parking cars.

5/23/2022 12:15:00 AM

Froedtert & MCW Open New Hospital in Wisconsin


The hospital will offer around-the-clock access to emergency and inpatient care.

5/23/2022 12:00:00 AM

4 Ways Healthcare Facilities Can Scale Back on Water Usage


A Servicon report suggests four ways for healthcare facilities to become more sustainable.

5/23/2022 12:00:00 AM

Strategic Planning for Healthcare Workers’ Safety and Health


The COVID-19 pandemic and recent climate change and weather-related events have reinforced the importance of ensuring patient and staff safety.

5/20/2022 12:15:00 AM

ThedaCare Breaks Ground to Modernize Wisconsin Hospital


The expansion of the new emergency department will create additional care space within the facility.

5/20/2022 12:00:00 AM

Nichlaus Children’s Hospital Unveils First Wayfinding App 


The first of its kind app provides visitor and patients with turn-by-turn navigation around the hospital’s campus.

5/20/2022 12:00:00 AM

How Flooring Impacts Healthcare Facilities


Poor design decisions and improper cleaning can increase risk of falls and infections.

5/19/2022 12:15:00 AM

ARHS Opens New Heart and Vascular Clinic


Ashe County residents will now have more convenient access to services closer to home.

5/19/2022 12:00:00 AM

How to Incorporate Flexibility within Healthcare Facilities


Josh Domingo discusses how healthcare facilities can better design an environment that allows for a more flexible operation.

5/19/2022 12:00:00 AM

How Facilities Managers Can Better Prepare for Emergencies


Scott Cormier discusses how facility managers can weather the next storm.

5/18/2022 12:15:00 AM

UnityPoint Health Hospital Officially Opens in Iowa


The hospital expanded its existing medical park.

5/18/2022 12:00:00 AM

Parking Management Proves Critical for Public Health


Facility managers can take several critical steps that will make parking safer and protect hospital staff, patients and visitors

5/18/2022 12:00:00 AM

How Healthcare Facilities Can Best Protect Their Assets


Daniel Loo of Rimkus Consulting Group's Safety and Security Practice advises how healthcare facilities can better serve their operations.

5/17/2022 12:15:00 AM

Basic Infection Control Will Help Curtail HAIs


Out of every 100 patients in acute-care hospitals, seven patients in high-income countries and 15 patients in low- and middle-income countries will acquire at least one hospital acquired infection.

5/17/2022 12:00:00 AM

NexCore and Catholic Health Initiatives Break Ground on New Medical Facility


The new healthcare facility will offer a variety of medical services.

5/17/2022 12:00:00 AM

Why and Where Do Healthcare Facilities Need to Disinfect? 


When deciding where to disinfect, environmental services managers must consider guidelines established by OSHA, the CDC and state and local regulatory agencies.

5/16/2022 12:15:00 AM

Experience Senior Living Development Begins Construction on New Community in Virginia


The 103-unit senior housing will be centrally located, providing easy access to all points in the Greater Richmond area.

5/16/2022 12:00:00 AM

New Study Shows Vendor Management Systems Improve Healthcare Facilities’ Ecosystems


Vendor Management Systems help maintain staffing, allowing for more informed hiring decisions within healthcare facilities.

5/16/2022 12:00:00 AM

Ascension St. Vincent and Purdue University to Build Neighborhood Hospital


The facility will bring inpatient and emergency care within West Lafayette.

5/13/2022 12:15:00 AM

DesignGroup and Norton Healthcare Collaborate to Redesign Existing Medical Space


The project provides a physical space that aligns with the quality of clinical that patients expect from Norton Healthcare.

5/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

5 Must-Read Books on Healthcare Facilities Management


These books on healthcare facilities management help provide tools that are necessary to be successful within the industry.

5/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

Next-Generation Senior Living Design Focuses on Connection


New and renovated senior living developments will seek to link residents, families and surrounding communities.

5/12/2022 12:15:00 AM

The Great Resignation: More Employees Plan to Quit in 2022


High levels of burnout and lack of flexibility are driving employees to quit.

5/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Houston Methodist Prepares for New 26-Story Hospital Tower


The new tower will house a new and larger emergency department, hundreds of additional hospital beds and more.

5/12/2022 12:00:00 AM

Furniture Manufacturers Predict Interior Design Trends


Fashion always comes back in style, but some interior design selections aren’t always as lucky.

5/11/2022 12:15:00 AM

Alice L. Walton Foundation Partners with Washington Regional Medical System to Build a Regional Health System in Arkansas


Through this partnership, the companies will work with Cleveland Clinic to support the growth of healthcare services in the region.

5/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facility Upgrade Spotlights Staffing Resource


Facility renovation at California Institution for Men also provided incarcerated persons with hands-on training.

5/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

Basic Infection Control Will Help Curtail HAIs


Out of every 100 patients in acute-care hospitals, seven patients in high-income countries and 15 patients in low- and middle-income countries will acquire at least one hospital acquired infection.

5/10/2022 12:00:00 AM

Memorial Hospital of South Bend to Build New $232 Million Tower


The tower will reshape how Memorial Hospital provides patient care.

5/10/2022 12:00:00 AM

Independent Living Expected to Expand


From fluctuating COVID measures to protecting and retaining workers, senior care facilities have continued to wrestle with a range of challenges.

5/9/2022 12:15:00 AM

Banner Health to Build New Hospital in Phoenix 


The comprehensive medical center is slated to open in the metro Phoenix area in 2024.

5/9/2022 12:00:00 AM

Staff Burnout is Now a Major Concern Within Healthcare Facilities


Manual tasks, staffing shortages and lack of technology are contributing to feelings of burnout within the healthcare industry.

5/9/2022 12:00:00 AM

Better Buildings Spotlights Healthcare Facilities Sustainability


Healthcare sector partners represent 495 million square feet of space, collectively saving $310 million since 2011.

5/6/2022 12:15:00 AM

AdventHealth Plans for New Hospital


AdventHealth is planning to submit an application to build a new hospital in Asheville.

5/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

Flooring Longevity Matters in Healthcare Facilities


Flooring is the one surface area that is guaranteed to be touched by everyone, but why are designers unsure of finding long-term solutions?

5/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

Hundreds of Senior Care Facilities are Projected to Close in 2022


Lack of funding and ongoing staff burnout is playing a role into why many senior care facilities may close down by the end of the year.

5/5/2022 12:15:00 AM

VA Continues Rollout of New EHR to Protect Data


Ohio debut marks third rollout in effort to replace 30-year-old software that tracks and stores patient data.

5/5/2022 12:00:00 AM

Adolfson & Peterson Construction and Reunion Rehabilitation Hospitals Team Up for New Phoenix Medical Center


The 51,000-square-foot hospital is one in a series of inpatient rehabilitation facilities that will be built across the country.

5/5/2022 12:00:00 AM

Each Piece of Furniture Plays an Essential Role Within a Healthcare Facility


Each piece of furniture is selected to provide patients with residents with the best care, but certain rooms require different functions.

5/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

Steward Health Care Acquires Fifth Facility in Arizona


Steward Health Care acquired Abrazo Mesa Hospital.

5/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

Fighting Fecal Matter on High-Touch Surfaces


Diarrheal illnesses are among most frequent healthcare-acquired infections in long-term care facilities

5/3/2022 12:15:00 AM

Xanitos Acquires Legion Building Services


The acquisition expands on Xanitos expertise and service offerings beyond hospital environments.

5/3/2022 12:00:00 AM

Mississippi Governor Vetoes $50M Improvements to UMMC


Governor Tate Reeves explained why he vetoed the improvements in a tweet.

5/2/2022 12:15:00 AM

Long Beach Medical Center Ranks 94 on World’s Best Hospitals 2022 List


The healthcare facility is ranked 94 out of more than 400 hospitals in the United States.

5/2/2022 12:00:00 AM

How Self-Distribution Can Cut Supply Chain Costs in Healthcare


Managers who build their own distribution operations and diversify supply chains can reduce costs and optimize efficiency

5/2/2022 12:00:00 AM



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