Industry News - May 2020

ASHE offers guidance for COVID recovery

The pandemic’s impact on the physical environment has offered challenges and lessons

5/29/2020


Becker's names 100 great hospitals in America for 2020

The hospitals were selected for inclusion based on analysis of ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report's 2019-20 rankings, CareChex, Healthgrades, CMS star ratings, Leapfrog grades and IBM Watson Health top hospitals

5/29/2020


A New York hospital staff surprised with free vacations

Hyatt and American Airlines announced that the more than 4,000 hospital staff — including doctors, physician assistants, nurses and facilities and food service teams would be treated to trips

5/19/2020


Hospitals struggle to restart elective care after shutdowns

Reopening will be difficult with the threat of more infection

5/18/2020


Hospital ship stopped treating patients, but still in L.A. for support

Mercy hadn’t admitted new patients for treatment since April 30

5/18/2020


Designers can create more healthcare spaces in hotels

Engineers, architects and other designers are working with healthcare experts on a range of efforts to help expand the nation’s supply of hospital beds

5/13/2020


Javits Center Hospital set to close

The federal facility at the Center treated just under 1,100 patients

5/8/2020


Trade Press Launches fnPrime - New Membership Program to Provide Timely Content, Advice and Education to Profession

Membership program now available for facility professionals worldwide

5/7/2020


Nebraska healthcare system staff can now buy hospital food to go

CHI Health has launched an online portal where employees can order basic groceries, take-and-bake meals and meal kits

5/6/2020


Five stages in the battle against COVID-19

Many leaders now are beginning to recognize the importance of planning for the complicated return stage

5/6/2020


Converting campus spaces to healthcare facilities

For instance, Tufts University, will make its residence halls into housing for medical personnel and first responders, as well as patients

5/5/2020


Hospitals celebrate COVID-19 wins with music

Discharges and the removal of ventilators is celebrated

5/5/2020


Virginia hospital system bars workers from bringing own medical equipment

Only ‘hospital-grade, quality-assured products’ are approved by the system

5/5/2020


Closed hospital In New Mexico retrofitted to treat COVID-19 patients

The building could be used to handle general overflow patients as well

5/5/2020



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