January 2024 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

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Cleveland Clinic Confiscated 30,000 Weapons in 2023

A mix of technology and collaboration can help address workplace violence in healthcare settings.


Contractor Employee Killed in Construction Incident at Brockton Hospital

OSHA found the contractor could have prevented the fatal incident that occurred in June 2023.


Peru Hospital Reopens Under OSF Healthcare

The Peru, Illinois hospital was shut down over a year ago prior to its reopening.


Five Key Points to an Effective Infection Control Program

Follow these tips to create strong infection control practices.


University Health Breaks Ground on Palo Alto Hospital

The five-story, 166 inpatient bed hospital is slated to open in 2027.


Technology To Benefit Facilities and Patients

Technological innovations vary in application but collectively contribute to a more efficient, accessible and personalized healthcare system.


Franciscan Alliance to Fully Acquire Franciscan Beacon Hospital

The acquisition will be completed in spring.


Preventing Quat Binding in Healthcare Facilities

Disinfectant manufacturers discuss how to prevent quat binding from happening.


Modular Construction: A Different Approach to Building Healthcare Facilities

Modular construction may save on construction time and be a more sustainable practice.


Columbus Regional Healthcare System Caught in Data Breach

The incident occurred in May 2023.


ThedaCare Completes Modernization of Neenah Medical Center

The $100 million modernization project began in January 2022.


Workplace Violence: Finding Effective Training

Maintaining a security presence is part of the solution, but managers also need to select a program that meets organizations’ needs.


Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital Opens Second Lehi Campus

The new facility will officially open on February 12.


Seattle Children's Hospital Embroiled in Mold Class-Action Lawsuit

Getting rid of mold requires tackling the issue at its source.


Mask Mandates Ramp Up at Healthcare Facilities

Healthcare facilities have resulted in reimplementing masking guidelines as flu season continues.


FCA Combines Two Existing Hospitals for WMC Health Alliance

The existing building received an additional 51,000 square feet of renovations.


Designing Customized Furnishings in Healthcare

What happens when the exact furniture piece healthcare designers need does not exist? They help create it.


Sharp Rees-Stealy Otay Ranch Medical Center Expansion Underway

The 60,000-sqaure-foot expansion is expected to open in 2025.


Disinfecting Against Tough-to-Kill Pathogens

Disinfectant manufacturers discuss the best chemicals to use against highly resistant germs.


Inclusivity and Dignity in Healthcare Facility Design

A sense of pride in the facility is important to the patient experience.


HMG Healthcare Experiences Data Security Incident

The data incident occurred in November 2023.


Froedtert Hospital to Add Nine-Story Patient Tower

The new addition is expected to open in 2027.


De-escalating Workplace Violence: A Training Infrastructure

Strategies and tactics to build an effective program that protects workers and patients.


Study Finds Bacteria Stick Around Even After Cleaning

Rethinking the disinfection process is critical to killing germs of all kinds.


RWJBarnabas Health Begins Construction on New Cancer Care Hospital

The 12-story, 510,000-square-foot facility is expected to open in 2025.


Evidence-Based Design Plays Major Role in New Healthcare Facilities

Designers must remain flexible to best provide individuals with healing design solutions.


Skanska Completes Lee Health's ICU Expansion

The project added a 12-bed ICU expansion.


Cleaning Patient Care Equipment

Left untouched, objects or materials such as clothes, utensils and furniture can carry infections.


Cullman Regional Completes Two-Phase Expansion Project

The hospital now has 175 beds.


Training Frontline Healthcare Staff for Effective Pathogen Control

Disinfectant manufacturers discuss training frontline staff on different chemicals and their dwell times.


How to Integrate Biophilia into Healthcare Settings

Biophilia, while associated with plant life, is much more than just that.


Baptist Health and Compass Surgical Partners Announce Joint Venture

The two organizations plan on launching a network of ambulatory surgery centers.


MountainView Hospital Finishes New Patient Tower

The tower added 64 beds and 71,714 square feet to the facility.


Human-Centered Design Can Redefine Physical Spaces

By weaving technology into the fabric of healthcare, designers can tackle inherent challenges at the heart of healthcare.


Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare Opens New Oncology Center

The new facility is called the Bourland Radiation Oncology Center.


Patient Barricades Themself in Room at Methodist Richardson Medical Center

The patient was experiencing a mental health crisis at the time of the incident.


Patient-Centric Design Helps Ensure the Success of Healthcare Design Projects

There are various elements to consider when creating a place of healing.


Mayo Clinic to Expand New Prague Cancer Center

The health system is committing $9 million to this expansion project.


Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Drive Healthcare Efficiency and Resilience

Robotics and AI can help managers reduce costs and risk, improve operational efficiency and address tough challenges.


UCHealth Breaks Ground on Major Expansion Project

The project includes a new tower and a cancer center.


Differentiating Between Traditional and 'Hospital Grade' Disinfectants

Disinfectant manufacturers discuss the distinction between two types of products.


3 Benefits of Autonomous Floor Care Equipment in Healthcare

Switching to robots can help departments address staffing shortages and streamline tasks.


Great Falls Clinic and Hospital Announces Campus Expansion

The new property is located on almost 15 acres of space.


Jefferson Health and LVHN Announce Intent to Combine

The combined system would operate 30 hospitals and more than 700 sites of care.


Study Finds C. auris Capable of Quick Recontamination

While already being tough to deal with, C. auris can also swiftly contaminate a recently disinfected environment.


Team Strategy for Effective Healthcare Cleaning

Team approach can help facilities set priorities, identify responsibilities and avoid contamination


Coos Health and Wellness Hit by Data Breach

The data incident occurred earlier last year


How Patient-Centric Design Helps Promote Wellness

Staying informed on accessible patient-centric design will further improve healing and the facility’s overall wellness mission.


Tampa General Hospital Renames Children's Hospital

The children’s hospital has been renamed in honor of long-time donators.


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