June 2022 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Warmer Weather Means It's Time to Winterize Facilities


The best time to start winterizing sidewalks and parking lots is during the summer.

6/30/2022 12:15:00 AM

Roper St. Francis Gains Department Approval for Expansion


Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital will more than double in size within four years as part of its new strategic plan.

6/30/2022 12:00:00 AM

Hospital Earns Recognition for Tree-Planting Project


Arbor Day Foundation names Aspirus Wausau Hospital a Tree Campus Healthcare institution.

6/30/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Revisit Indoor Air Quality as COVID Cases Rise


Faced with limited options, managers are investigating ultraviolet systems to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

6/29/2022 12:15:00 AM

Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities Hit Hardest by Staffing Woes


The good news is total employment within the continuing care retirement communities and assisted living sectors inched up in recent months.

6/29/2022 12:00:00 AM

New York Hospitals Still Rebuilding 10 Years After Superstorm Sandy


STV will manage all aspects of the FEMA-funded capital construction program.

6/29/2022 12:00:00 AM

From HVAC to Playroom: Insights on Pediatric Care Facility Renovations


Renovation at Chicago’s La Rabida Children’s Hospital illustrates unique challenges for facilities managers.

6/28/2022 12:15:00 AM

Senior Care Facilities Aim to Restore Image After Negative Press


A slew of negative publicity has forced senior care facilities to make sweeping changes to how they operate.

6/28/2022 12:00:00 AM

St. Elizabeth Healthcare Begins Construction on New Cancer Center


The 66,000-square-foot facility will expand cancer care to Indiana counties.

6/28/2022 12:00:00 AM

Hospital Grade Gloves Market to Reach $4.9 Billion by 2026


United States makes up 33.8 percent of the global surgical gloves market.

6/27/2022 12:00:00 AM

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Adds to South Florida Skyline


12-story facility on campus of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine will be a hub for cancer research, innovation and wellness.

6/27/2022 12:00:00 AM

Buy or Lease? Real Estate Considerations for Healthcare


The conversation about whether to buy or lease an existing facility is complicated and requires input from facility managers.

6/24/2022 12:15:00 AM

Linen Market Sees Surge in Demand from Hospitals


The hospital linen supply market is expected to reach $21.3 million by 2030.

6/24/2022 12:00:00 AM

Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Venice Plans for Expansion


Just six months after opening, Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Venice is planning for an expansion.

6/24/2022 12:00:00 AM

Backup Power Keeps Hospitals Operating in Times of Crisis


Here are strategies and tactics to ensure facilities have reliable backup power options when patients need it the most.

6/23/2022 12:15:00 AM

Which Ice Melt is Best for Your Facility?


Ice melt manufacturers help facilities managers choose which product meets the needs of their operations.

6/23/2022 12:00:00 AM

Sharp Memorial Hospital Breaks Ground on Trauma Center


This is the first phase of projects that will take place over the next decade.

6/23/2022 12:00:00 AM

Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital Unveils New Tower


The expansion adds 58,000 square feet to better support the health and healing of patients across multiple departments and services.

6/22/2022 12:00:00 AM

How Healthcare Facilities Can Prevent Foodborne Illness Outbreaks


Foodborne illness outbreaks can be detrimental to healthcare facilities, not just patients, so it is up to managers to help prevent them.

6/21/2022 12:15:00 AM

VA Campus Rethinks Facilities to Address Homeless Veterans


Master plan for Los Angeles campus details updated vision for facilities and operations to support homeless and other at-risk veterans.

6/21/2022 12:00:00 AM

Butler Health System and Excela Health to Combine Organizations


The combined organization will elevate its relevancy in the region’s healthcare marketplace.

6/21/2022 12:00:00 AM

American Hospital Association Certificate Targets Infection Control in Healthcare


The program offers frontline cleaning and disinfection workers educational opportunity on cleaning in healthcare environments outside of acute-care settings.

6/20/2022 12:15:00 AM

Amerigroup Grants Aim to Improve Rural Texas Hospitals


Amerigroup will distribute more than $500,000 in grants to rural Texas healthcare facilities.

6/20/2022 12:00:00 AM

Penn Highland Healthcare Breaks Ground on New Hospital


The hospital will be one of the most technology advanced centers in the region.

6/20/2022 12:00:00 AM

How Real-Time Location Systems Saved Healthcare Facilities During COVID


Through strained supply chains and operating at maximum capacity, real-time locating systems were able to increase efficiency, safety and profitability within healthcare facilities. 

6/17/2022 12:00:00 AM

St. Anthony Expands Services with $152 Million Tower


Although the tower broke ground just as the COVID-19 pandemic was beginning, the project was able to stay on schedule.

6/17/2022 12:00:00 AM

Sustainable Ice Melts are the Product of the Future


More healthcare facilities managers are looking to stock up on sustainable ice melt products before winter arrives.

6/16/2022 12:15:00 AM

The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety Guidance to Target Healthcare Security Incidents


The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety revised its workplace violence standard to address the heightened threats to security and safety.

6/16/2022 12:00:00 AM

Cleveland Clinic to Build 1 Million-Square-Foot Neurological Institute Building


The facility will bring caregivers and services together under one roof for the first time.

6/16/2022 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Officials Urge Senate to Act on Gun Reform


After two mass shootings at two different hospitals, healthcare officials are working to prevent workplace violence.

6/15/2022 12:15:00 AM

MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center Receives ‘A’ Grade from The Leapfrog Group


The is the fourth “A” grade that the medical center has received from the Leapfrog Group.

6/15/2022 12:15:00 AM

New Guidelines Target MRSA Management


Guidelines aim to prevent patients from getting MRSA and becoming ill and might help patients who already have MRSA.

6/15/2022 12:00:00 AM

Mental Health Issues Drive More Employees to Quit


As COVID-19 cases increase again, healthcare facilities workers are once again feeling the strain of weakened operations and limited staff.

6/14/2022 12:15:00 AM

Mercy Health to Build New Ohio Hospital


The 400,000-square-foot facility is expected to open in 2025.

6/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

Facility Guidelines Institute's White Paper Targets Design of Behavioral Health Facilities


Paper discusses role of behavioral health crisis units in providing behavioral and mental healthcare services.

6/14/2022 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals Can Save Money by Reprocessing Single-Use Medical Devices


A report by Association of Medical Device Reprocessors found that healthcare facilities can save money and reduce waste by extending the life of single-use medical devices.

6/13/2022 12:15:00 AM

Senior Care Facilities Still Facing Staffing Shortages, Economic Crisis on the Horizon


73 percent of providers are concerned about having to close their facilities over staffing woes.

6/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

New Jersey Approves First Premier Academic Medical Center


RWJBarnabas Health and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System will create an academic medical center in New Jersey.

6/13/2022 12:00:00 AM

Increased Stay Lengths and Limited Staff Hurts Senior Care Facilities


Staffing challenges are negatively impacting the patient discharge process.

6/10/2022 12:15:00 AM

Kaiser Permanente Pledges to Reach Net Zero by 2050


As part of effort, Kaiser Permanente joined U.S. Health and Human Services climate pledge, launched to mobilize healthcare sector to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

6/10/2022 12:00:00 AM

USDA Invests $57 Million in Missouri Hospital


With the funding, Citizens Memorials Hospital District will expand for the first time since the early 2000s.

6/10/2022 12:00:00 AM

Preventive Maintenance Reigns in Healthcare Facilities


The 2022 Hospital Construction Survey shows a renewed focus in facilities on preventive maintenance and budget trends favoring renovation and upgrades over new construction.

6/9/2022 12:15:00 AM

Common Errors Facilities Managers Make When Spreading Ice Melts


Ice melts and snow removal manufacturers discuss common misconceptions that surround these products.

6/9/2022 12:00:00 AM

Mercy Health and Kindred Rehabilitation Services Partner for New Hospital


Upon completion, this will be the third joint-venture standalone inpatient hospital located in Ohio.

6/9/2022 12:00:00 AM

How Flooring Acts as a Mode of Infection Transmission


Here are strategies for breaking the mode of transmission if potential pathogens move from floors onto surfaces near patients.

6/8/2022 12:15:00 AM

Marshfield Clinic Health System Expands Care in Wisconsin


The 12-bed hospital is an expansion of the existing medical center in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

6/8/2022 12:00:00 AM

Properly Disposing of Medical Waste Plays a Role in Climate Change


More healthcare facilities are looking for ways to safely and sustainably dispose of medical waste.

6/7/2022 12:15:00 AM

Senators Urge GAO to Study Accessibility Within Healthcare Facilities


U.S. senators asked the Government Accountability Office to conduct a comprehensive study into the persisting barriers that Americans with disabilities of all backgrounds experience in accessing healthcare.

6/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

Good Samaritan Hospital Breaks Ground on New Pavilion


The project will not increase the hospital’s overall bed-count, but rather improve services.

6/7/2022 12:00:00 AM

3 Water-Savings Strategies in Healthcare


Healthcare facilities have come under greater scrutiny and pressure in recent years to operate more sustainably.

6/6/2022 12:15:00 AM

Nursing Homes Face Ongoing Economic Troubles 


The report assesses the potential impact on access to care and health equity.

6/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

UNC Health Opens 80-Bed Tower


The 107,000-square-foot patient tower will be a destination for family medicine and adult inpatient rehabilitation.

6/6/2022 12:00:00 AM

Access Control Systems Reevaluated in Wake of Mass Shootings


The mass shooting at a Tulsa hospital leaves many facilities rethinking access control

6/3/2022 12:15:00 AM

Advocate Aurora Health and Atrium Health to Combine Services


The new organization will have a combined footprint across Illinois, Wisconsin, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. 

6/3/2022 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals Face Major Environmental Services Challenges


Survey provides overview of the strengths and challenges associated with healthcare environmental hygiene practices in healthcare facilities.

6/3/2022 12:00:00 AM

Senior Care Facilities Strive to Make Improvements to Satisfy Residents


Senior care facilities are working to upgrade their operations to appease residents and staff.

6/2/2022 12:15:00 AM

Surgeon General Addresses Healthcare Worker Crisis


Advisory lays out recommendations for healthcare organizations and facilities to address worker burnout and ensure their well-being.

6/2/2022 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals Lighting Market to Reach $9 Million by 2028


Ongoing developments in lighting technology are creating a lucrative market.

6/2/2022 12:00:00 AM

Automation Can Prevent Burnout within Healthcare Facilities


Increasing automation within organizations can help employees reduce the number of repetitive tasks they have to do throughout the day.

6/1/2022 12:00:00 AM

Polk County, Iowa Limits Capacity in Hospital


Iowa county cites rising COVID cases and staffing shortages for limited services.

6/1/2022 12:00:00 AM



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