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U.S. News names best children’s hospitals

Boston Children’s Hospital tops the honor roll

6/24/2020


What is covered by FEMA relief for COVID?

There is $75 billion in funding still available

6/23/2020


Free Webinar June 25: Integrated Healthcare Facilities Infrastructure

Learn how to create a safer, more productive, and energy-efficient Environment of Care

6/18/2020


Minneapolis healthcare facilities damaged during recent protests

Equipment was taken and windows smashed

6/9/2020


Healthcare exec discusses adapting healthcare to post COVID-19 world

Boston Medical Center focusing on four Rs: responding, rebounding, rebuilding and reimagining

6/4/2020


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


CDC warns of counterfeit N95 masks

Real masks are marked as being approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

4/29/2020


High school gym in New Mexico reopens as coronavirus hospital

Other places in the school are also being transformed, such as locker rooms to shower rooms, classrooms to medical staff lounges and storage and the snack bar to a pharmacy

4/29/2020


Michigan hospital shut down to prepare for next surge of COVID-19 patients

The system is redeploying hospital staff to its other sites

4/28/2020


Coronavirus kills at Least 7,000 in U.S. nursing homes

About a fifth of U.S. virus deaths are linked to nursing facilities

4/28/2020


Coronavirus deaths in U.S. nursing homes jumps in April

The largest increase was in New York state

4/27/2020


More than $1 billion in makeshift field hospitals are being built

FEMA has funded some 32 missions in 25 states

4/27/2020


HVAC increases in relative humidity may help fight COVID-19

The range of 40 to 60 percent RH may reduce contagion

4/24/2020


Patient at Seattle healthcare facility likely got coronavirus at the hospital

Harborview Medical Center has recorded a COVID-19 patient as a hospital-acquired infection, its first during the outbreak

4/24/2020


Sixty-eight bed field hospital set up in Central Park

The Central Park facility has 10 I.C.U. beds and ventilators, seven of which were being used at the beginning of last week

4/24/2020


N.Y. hospitals face $400 million in cuts amid coronavirus crisis

The funding cuts were proposed before the virus had reached the United States

4/13/2020


Dallas convention center will get Texas’ first pop-up hospital in pandemic

As many as 1,400 beds could be housed at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

4/8/2020


Newsweek names 10 best hospitals in the world

The Mayo Clinic topped the list

3/27/2020


More hospitals asked to share data about protective gear inventories

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working on a system that would track the inventory across the U.S.

3/24/2020


Cuomo calls for construction of field hospitals

The N.Y. governor said it is only a matter of time before ICU beds fill up

3/23/2020


California lawmakers trying to block hospital closure amid coronavirus spread

Seton Medical Center in Daly City was due to close as soon as this month

3/19/2020


Haiti's biggest hospital still not rebuilt 10 years after quake

Port-au-Prince hospital one of the first projects approved for Haiti’s reconstruction

1/22/2020


FM salary survey data shows signs of optimism

Building Operating Management's annual FM Pulse salary survey shows how FM salary and benefit trends regionally and at various levels in an FM organization

1/3/2020


Leapfrog names top hospitals for 2019

Florida had the most top hospitals of all states with 21

12/30/2019


Healthcare trends to watch in 2020

One of the healthcare industry’s chief struggles is attracting and retaining healthcare facility staff

12/20/2019


What are the attributes of a successful facility manager?

Experts' advice hit seven highlights

12/12/2019


S.D. hospital plans re-opening after tornado

Three tornadoes touched down in Sioux Falls in September

12/6/2019


Kids 'drive' themselves to OR at N.H. hospital

The car is remote controlled by a staff member, but the children feel they are in charge of the wheel

11/22/2019


Clemson creates healthcare design certificate for clinical and leadership nurses

The Clemson University Academy of Nursing Excellence in Design was founded in 2017

11/15/2019


Leapfrog unveils fall 2019 safety grades

Thirty-three percent of the hospitals graded earned an 'A'

11/13/2019


Can retailers provide local healthcare?

Walmart and Best Buy are betting the answer is yes

11/7/2019


Walgreens to cut some in-store clinics

The 220 clinics run by local health systems will remain open

11/6/2019


UPS to use drones to deliver medical supplies

New effort to target time-critical healthcare deliveries

10/29/2019


Michael Jordan funds healthcare facility in Charlotte

The facilities design reflect’s Jordan athleticism

10/28/2019


Montana food bank to open clinic on site

The clinic will be located in about 1,600 square feet of space on the second floor

10/28/2019


Walmart opens 'first' in-store health center

New clinic said to be the first of its kind to put a range of services all in one place outside of a traditional healthcare facility

10/25/2019


10 'best hospital cities' in the U.S. named

Boston is #1 in the U.S.

10/24/2019



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