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    The Golf Channel hit a hole in one with the revitalization of part of its Orlando campus. The channel turned to Walker Design LLC to create a high-functioning, multi-use space within a 1,200-square-foot area. The space holds conference and training areas plus a genius bar. It has fully integrated audio/visual technology, integrated writable surfaces for informal gatherings and multiple movable seating options that can house 150 occupants. The floor and ceiling patterns reflect lively, pixelated textures to contrast with and balance the static walls. Photography by Chad Baumer Photography.

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    UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital in Longmont, Colo., was designed by EYP Health to be an expandable, site-adaptable inpatient chassis that UCHealth could use at other locations. The new 210,000-square-foot hospital provides more than 50 inpatient beds and room to expand to more than 100. The hospital features an intensive care unit, operating rooms, a Level III trauma center and emergency department, advanced cardiac services, a birth center with a Level II special care nursery, a surgery center and 24-hour retail pharmacy, lab and imaging services. Photography by Jim Roof.

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    Do football facilities engender championships? Clemson University believes so. The 2016 National Champs invested $55 million in a new 142,500-square-foot facility designed by HOK. The Allen N. Reeves Football Complex further elevates Clemson’s program and promotes the recruitment, training and development of student-athletes. The facility is adjacent to Clemson’s Indoor Football Practice Facility and the existing outdoor practice fields, bringing all football activity into close proximity allowing for more efficient daily operations. Photos courtesy of HOK.

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norament_Collage_50th 5by5 nora celebrates 50th anniversary of norament round premium - nora systems, Inc. is celebrating in December the 50th anniversary of its popular norament® round pastille floor covering. Launched in 1967, the premium rubber flooring introduced the norament line and today covers more than 322 million square feet of floor space in...
diverseylogo Diversey offers scholarships to APIC Conference; due by March 30 - Diversey  announced in December a call for submissions for $1,000 educational scholarships to help hardworking infection preventionists offset the costs of attending the 2018 Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Conference. The Minneapolis Convention Center in Minnesota...
Diversey awarded three-year sole-source supply contract with Premier ASCEND Collaborative - Diversey announced it has been awarded the ASCEND® group purchasing contract for housekeeping products with Premier for a three-year term. Premier Inc. unites an alliance of approximately 3,900 U.S. hospitals and more than 150,000 other provider organizations. This contract award offers...
changehealthcare_logofinal Change Healthcare joins with Google Cloud to enable collaborative care & data infrastructure - Change Healthcare announced Nov. 26 a strategic relationship with Google Cloud that leverages the two companies’ respective strengths to develop innovative solutions for the healthcare industry. Change Healthcare’s deep clinical knowledge and extensive expertise in healthcare imaging, combined with Google...
Photos courtesy of Aker Imaging. Jersey Shore University Medical Center honored Gold by inaugural Evidence-Based Design Touchstone Awards at HCD Expo - Jersey Shore University Medical Center was honored Nov. 11 with a Gold Award at the inaugural Evidence-Based Design Touchstone Awards at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference in Orlando, Fla. Members of the EYP Health team joined The Center for Health...
Garland installed Garland’s vegetative roof cuts nursing facility’s energy use by 30% - The Challenge The single-ply roof over Renaissance Gardens, one of the skilled nursing facilities located on the 85-acre campus of Oak Crest Retirement Village in Parkville, Md., had oxidized, shrunk, split and become brittle, causing significant leakage. In addition, the metal standing...
Larry Rubin (Photo courtesy of Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute.) The Joint Commission is coming: Is your facility prepared? - One of our favorite presentations at the Oct. 2 NYC: 4th Annual Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Buildings Summit, was Larry F. Rubin, Life Safety Code Surveyor of The Joint Commission, who spoke about changes coming to the survey process. The McMorrow...
Plazma in Hungary was honored Apheresis Centre in Hungary wins U.K. design award - Plazma, the Apheresis Centre in Hungary by Csiszer Design Studio, was honored as the top healthcare design project by the Society of British and International Design Awards 2017, the professional accrediting organization for the interior design industry in the UK....
Rendering courtesy of HDR. Nebraska’s 64-bed Grand Island Regional Hospital will offer full-service care and create about 1,000 jobs - Construction has begun on a new 64-bed hospital in Grand Island, Neb. The new Grand Island Regional Hospital, designed by HDR, represents a culmination of years of planning to create a facility that focuses on the community and the healthcare...
Sara Marberry Sara Marberry: Is the patient room of the future your bedroom? - Sponsored by:  Recently, I wrote a post asking how close we are to the patient room of the future envisioned by the Patient Room 2020 project 10 years ago. Several people commented, including Tracey McGee, who wrote that “the patient room of the future...
Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. 3rd quarter: $160.7 million investments, 314,000 sq.ft. of GLA; 99% of it leased - Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (“HTA”) announced results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2017. Third-quarter 2017 highlights include: Operating Net Income Attributable to Common Stockholders: Increased 114.1% to $13.8 million, compared to Q3 2016.  Earnings per diluted share increased 75.0%...
EIR Healthcare hires Greg Sloditskie as modular construction expert - EIR Healthcare, a healthcare innovation company focused on bringing efficient industrial practices to the healthcare sector, has hired Greg Sloditskie as its modular construction lead and expert. Greg will be joining EIR’s engineering team as the liaison working between architects, code enforcement...
Fishking, Tim_Cropped HOK names Tim Fishking to lead Healthcare practice in Columbus - HOK has named Tim Fishking, FAIA, NCARB, as vice president and practice leader for HOK’s Healthcare group. He will be based in the firm’s Columbus office. “We’re excited to welcome Tim to our team,” said Paul Strohm, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP,...
Logo - BlueOceanRobotics Nilfisk partners with Blue Ocean Robotics to accelerate development of autonomous machines - Nilfisk, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of professional cleaning equipment, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with specialized robotics company Blue Ocean Robotics. The partnership is designed to complement Nilfisk’s existing partnerships in the robotics field and accelerate its development...
howfarbehindAlan4 NYC Hospitals Summit: Where is Healthcare Going? -   Alan Whitson, President of Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute, discussed the state of healthcare in our country and where it is headed Oct. 2 at the NYC: 4th Annual Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Buildings Summit. The McMorrow...
diversey Diversey locating corporate headquarters in York County, S.C. - Diversey, a leading global provider of cleaning and hygiene solutions, announced that it is locating its corporate headquarters in York County, South Carolina. The development is projected to bring $6.1 million in investment and create approximately 400 jobs. Diversey is...
loymac-lockup-677x4001 Loyola Medicine to acquire MacNeal Hospital and affiliates - Loyola Medicine announced in October that it has entered into a definitive agreement with a subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare Corporation to acquire Chicago-based MacNeal Hospital from the Tenet entity, as well as other operations affiliated with MacNeal. The affiliated operations include...
Hospital Summit1 NYC Hospitals Summit: How HER, Big Data, IoT, and new Medical Technologies are Reshaping Healthcare Facilities - The McMorrow Reports covered on Oct. 2,  the NYC: 4th Annual Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Buildings Summit. Daniel Barchi, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at New York-Presbyterian, and Dusty Majumdar, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for IBM Watson Healthcare,...
outcomehealth Outcome Health to add 2,000 jobs to Chicago’s health-tech boom - Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Outcome Health announced in late September that the Chicago-based company is planning to add 2,000 new employees, helping drive the city’s emergence as a national hub for the health-tech sector. “Companies like Outcome Health are a critical part of Chicago’s future...
NYC Hospitals Summit: Tips, tricks and traps FMs should avoid - Industry contractors are asked each year at the NYC: 4th Annual Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Buildings Summit to share tips, trick and traps that FMs, designers and real estate executives should avoid. Here were the suggestions from this year’s summit: Balazs Boldog,...
Logo-EYP_Health-300x150 EYP contributes open-source tool and data to SHINE Program - As part of a commitment to enhancing global well-being, EYP Architecture and Engineering has announced its participation in the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) program, a program at the Center for Health and the Global Environment at...
Live phone calls better than text messages, letters for healthcare reminders - Live phone calls significantly outperform text messages and letters as a way to remind patients to complete and return at-home screening tests for colon cancer, according to new research in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The study included more...
Bradley Corporation Logo (PRNewsfoto/Bradley Corporation) Global Handwashing Day: Only 66% always wash after using public restroom - Soap, vigorous scrubbing and water. Those are the key ingredients to properly clean your hands. In fact, Global Handwashing Day on October 15 is designed specifically to call attention to this do-it-yourself health step that prevents illness and saves lives around the world. For...
UCHealthLongsPeakLobby_JimRoof_EYP EYP Health gives UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital expandable, adaptable design delivered in record time - UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital designed by EYP Health opened for patients on Aug 31. The new facility located in Longmont, Colo., provides advanced care and a high-quality patient experience close to home for the region’s residents. As one of the...
Yorktel introduces Univago HE™ Telemedicine Video Services Platform designed for privacy, reliability, simplicity - Yorktel unveiled Univago Healthcare Edition (Univago HE™), a transformative addition to its enterprise video services platform, built specifically for healthcare. Univago HE is the first and only all-inclusive telemedicine video services platform that delivers the versatility, reliability and security vital to affecting widespread telemedicine...
spec-logo Spec planting trees to offset emissions from electrical consumption - Over the next five years Spec Furniture will be planting enough trees to completely offset the equivalent greenhouse gas emissions generated from its annual electricity consumption. The initiative comes as a result of an ongoing commitment by Spec Furniture and...
ASHRAE ASHRAE releases new edition of ‘Principles of HVAC’ textbook - ASHRAE has released an updated eighth edition of Principles of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning. The textbook is ASHRAE’s recommended text for HVAC instruction and presents the fundamental concepts for HVAC systems and design. It is available now in the...
nora_logo[6390] nora publishes Health Product Declarations for its noraplan® standard and norament® standard floor coverings - nora systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of premium rubber floor coverings, recently published Health Product Declarations (HPDs) for norament® standard and noraplan® standard floor coverings. The Health Product Declaration® Collaborative (HPDC) is a customer-led member organization committed to the continuous...
The Carryall 500 Facilities-Engineering Vehicle with standard double tool boxes and dual ladder racks gives your crews everything they need to move quickly from job to job. Test Drive Any New Club Car Carryall® Work Utility Vehicle and be entered to win $1,000 in Ingersoll Rand Power Tools - From Sept. 1– Dec. 31, 2017, qualified commercial customers can test drive any new 2017 or 2018 Carryall commercial vehicle and be entered in a contest to win $1,000 in Ingersoll Rand power tools. Drawings will be held monthly, beginning...
UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center won in Category B. (Photo courtesy of the AIA website.) AIA honors top healthcare design across the country - The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) has selected the recipients of the AIA Healthcare Design Awards program. The award program showcases the best healthcare building design and healthcare design-oriented research. Projects exhibit conceptual strengths that solve...
Jacqueline Guerra EYP Health names Jacqueline Guerra to Tradewell Fellowship - EYP Health has named Jacqueline Guerra as the 2017-2018 recipient of the firm’s highly regarded Tradewell Fellowship. Few architectural fellowships offer recent graduates a focused opportunity to work closely with senior firm leaders and experience significant interaction with healthcare clients....
ASHRAE ASHRAE seeks public comment on guideline to minimize Legionellosis in Water Building Systems - ASHRAE is seeking public comment on Guideline 12-2000, Minimizing the Risk of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems.  Public comment is now open for a 45-day public review until Sept. 11. Those interested in reviewing and commenting on the guideline...
Jonni Johnson HCI welcomes Jonni Johnson, FKP, and Mark S. Johnson, CPM, Avison Young, to board - The Health Care Institute welcomes two new members to its board: Jonni Johnson, Chief Reinvention Officer and Senior Vice President, FKP, and Mark S. Johnson, CPM, Executive Vice President, Healthcare Services, Avison Young. With these appointments, HCI gains new healthcare...
Rural patients wait longest for EMS - The average interval between a call to 911 and arrival on the scene of emergency medical services (EMS) is 7 minutes in the United States, but patients in rural areas wait as long as 30 minutes for help to arrive....
1137-02 RSC Architects designs Englewood Hospital’s cardiopulmonary unit to all single-occupancy -   RSC Architects has completed the design of a newly renovated medical-surgical unit serving cardiopulmonary patients at New Jersey’s Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. It’s the latest in a series of ongoing renovations to improve the patient experience, promote healing,...
Charles Griffin Charles Griffin named to lead EYP Health; David Watkins to retire - EYP announced that award-winning architect David Watkins, FAIA, will retire as the Healthcare Leader of EYP Health on July 1, 2017. He will continue to serve on EYP’s Board of Directors. The legacy of healthcare design excellence and thought leadership...
Keeffe Cynthia HDR hires Cynthia Keeffe as a regional director for health in SF - HDR welcomes Cynthia Keeffe, AIA, ACHA, LEED BD+C, as a Regional Director for Health in the San Francisco architecture studio focusing on the west coast region. She brings more than 30 years of experience in architectural project management, planning and...
1280px-US_CDC_logo.svg ASHRAE, CDC team up to prevent spread of Legionnaires’ Disease - More than 76 percent of Legionnaires’ disease cases acquired from Legionella exposure in health care facilities can be particularly harsh, including possible fatal risks to patients, according to a report released from the CDC. Legionnaires’ disease is a serious type...
hospital-207690_1280 Study: Hospital floors should be reclassified as ‘critical’ areas - For many years, hospitals considered floors “non-critical” areas when it comes to cleaning and disinfecting. This means floors were considered an unlikely source for the spread of infection in a hospital setting. However, a 2017 study published in the “American...
healthcaretrustlogo Healthcare Trust of America adds healthcare development platform - Healthcare Trust of America, Inc., the largest dedicated owner and operator of medical office buildings in the United States, announced it had completed its addition of the Duke Realty’s (“Duke”) Healthcare development and construction platform. This best-in-class development platform, to...
healthcaretrustlogo Healthcare Trust of America closes on medical office portfolio in Arizona, Southern California - Healthcare Trust of America, Inc., the largest owner and operator of medical office buildings in the United States, announced it closed on the previously announced medical office building portfolio in Arizona and Southern California. The total consideration for the portfolio was approximately $150 million, or $253 per...
texas-childrens-hospital-logo Texas Children’s Hospital expands pediatric and maternal care to Austin - The Texas Children’s Hospital announced plans to expand their pediatric and maternal care services into Austin. The organization plans to open an initial pediatric urgent care clinic in spring 2018. This will mark the first Texas Children’s location in the Austin area, with...
healthcareworkers CareerCast: Healthcare workers have favorable job outlook - In its new report on the most in-demand jobs, CareerCast found that many of the professions with the brightest outlook are in the healthcare field. Topping the list of most in-demand jobs are Home Health Aide, Physical Therapist, Emergency Medical Technician...
rutgers-university-new-brunswick_416x416 Could FMs save money on heating water for healthcare handwashing? - We all know that washing our hands can keep us from spreading germs and getting sick. But a new Rutgers-New Brunswick study found that cool water removes the same amount of harmful bacteria as hot. “People need to feel comfortable when they...
Hospital-acquired C. difficile rates persist despite enhanced cleaning methods - A new study from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has found that even after improved cleaning protocols are put into place, hospital-acquired C-difficile infections may remain the same. From the European Cleaning Journal:  “U.S. researchers conducted a 12-month study...
ISSA logo IEHA members approve merger with ISSA - ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, and IEHA will merge this summer. The merger was voted on and approved by IEHA members May 25 and will take effect July 1. IEHA is a 3,500-plus professional member organization of management-level individuals...
ISSA joins CleantexPulire - ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association; organizers of the CleantexPulire exhibition; and e-squared publications (E2) have announced a joint ownership agreement to collaboratively administer and promote future events. The agreement aims to reinforce and enhance the established African cleaning and...
INSTALL_VA Michigan Case Study - Main Image Flooring considerations you need to know before starting your next healthcare retrofit project - by John T. McGrath, Jr., INSTALL Executive Director This white paper discusses how to avoid flooring failure and ultimately how to have a successful healthcare retrofit project. Facility managers, architects, and interior designers face many challenges in the complicated healthcare retrofit market. From...
logo-jellyfish-health Jellyfish Health Technology reduces registration time 68% at surgery center - Panama City Surgery Center is making an instantly favorable impression on patients and their family members with technology from Jellyfish Health, the industry leader of real-time patient experience technology. The Jellyfish Access platform replaces the protracted wait typical in so many...
greenhealth_exchange_logo nora is solo rubber flooring supplier for Greenhealth Exchange - nora systems, Inc., leading manufacturer of premium rubber floor coverings, has joined Greenhealth Exchange as the sole source rubber flooring supplier for its growing marketplace of safe, green healthcare products. Greenhealth Exchange (GX) is a purchasing cooperative created by Practice...
jewishhealthapp ‘Right This Way’ app helps visitors navigate The Jewish Hospital - Connexient and The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health announced the launch of the “Right This Way” app to make it easier for patients and visitors to find their way around the hospital, remember where they parked and more. Search “Right...
Hospital lighting market worth $7.03 billion by 2021 - by Jack Curley The hospital lighting market is projected to reach $7.03 billion by 2021 from $5.19 billion in 2016, at a CAGR of 6.2% from 2016 to 2021. The product segment of the market is further segmented into troffers,...
healthcaretrustlogo Healthcare Trust of America to acquire Duke Realty’s medical office portfolio for $2.75 B - Healthcare Trust of America, Inc., the largest dedicated owner and operator of medical office buildings in the United States, announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the medical office building assets and medical development platform of...
takecarewalgreens Survey: Most customers of retail clinics know what they have, need - A recent customer survey found that most retail clinic visitors arrive at clinics with a good idea of what ails them, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher surveyed retail clinic customers if they knew generally what ailed...
INSTALL_VA Michigan Case Study - Main Image Veterans Affairs Michigan Rehabilitation Clinic creates welcoming spaces for veterans thanks to an INSTALL contractor - The Department of Veterans Affairs and Master Craft Flooring have worked together on multiple projects over the course of several years. When Master Craft was awarded the bid through a local contractor joint venture to handle a sizable flooring installation...
Longs Peak Hospital 2 UCHealth creates community hospital template for easy growth and uses architecture as branding from site to site - By Tushar Gupta, AIA, NCARB Few elements of brand identity are as potentially powerful as the architecture of an organization’s buildings. This is especially true in healthcare where the patient experience of the brand is inextricably linked not only to the...
MemHermannWoodlands_AkerImaging_EYPHealth_H130040_01_N11_med Design supports inpatient, outpatient physical rehabilitation at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Joint Center and TIRR - Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Joint Center and (TIRR) inpatient medical rehabilitation unit is located on two expansion floors of the existing East Tower, on the hospital’s suburban campus north of Houston. It was designed by EYP Health (formerly WHR Architects)...
james-cancer-hospital Ohio State’s James Cancer Hospital wins for superior patient care experience - The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) has been named a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award winner. The honor recognizes healthcare organizations that rank in the 95th percentile for patient...
BostonChildrens Boston Children’s Hospital launches 2nd phase of GetWellNetwork for patient communication and education - GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, announced that Boston Children’s Hospital successfully went live with phase one of a two-phase implementation of IPC to further enhance the hospital’s renowned pediatric patient experience. Phase one went live in late August 2016 and phase two...
Phigenics opens Innovation Lab at the University of Nevada for facilities water testing - Seeking to build on its patented Phigenics Validation Test (PVT), which delivers the fastest and most accurate Legionella and total heterotrophic aerobic bacteria (THAB) testing service, Phigenics has opened an Innovation Laboratory at the University of Nevada – Reno Biosciences Entrepreneurial Laboratory (BEL) wet lab....
ScottRawlings Scott Rawlings joins HOK as a Director of Healthcare - HOK has announced the addition of Scott Rawlings, AIA, FACHA, LEED AP, as a director of Healthcare and leader of the firm’s regional Healthcare practice in Washington, D.C. Rawlings brings to HOK more than 25 years of experience guiding the...
Candida auris- Fungal Diseases - CDC.clipular CDC makes interim recs for facilities to handle Candida auris - Candida auris is an emerging fungus that presents a serious global health threat, according to the CDC website. Healthcare facilities in several countries have reported that C. auris has caused severe illness in hospitalized patients. Some strains of Candida auris...
JH_one edited Johns Hopkins Hospital field-tests 20 surfaces - Healthcare providers are embracing Evidence-Based Design (EBD) principles, which are based on the profound effect of the build environment on patients’ experiences and outcomes, as well as the health and well-being of the staff. Incorporating EBD has become a necessity,...
GBA 2016 Survey Trends Charts 3 footer-rev 2016 Benchmarks: How much energy, water is your hospital using? - Grumman/Butkus Associates, a firm of energy efficiency consultants and sustainable design engineers, recently released the results of its 2016 Hospital Energy and Water Benchmarking Survey, focusing on healthcare facilities’ resource usage trends and costs for calendar year 2015. Since G/BA...
5673239143776256 AlertMe: Customize FM news sent directly to you -   You may have noticed the new red “AlertMe” buttons on the bottom of each story in The McMorrow Reports. (See below!)  This button is a new technology that will enable our readers to receive via email or text more...
Cecilia Gonzalo Vatera Holdings NYCHBL discuss 2017 healthcare investment trends: IT, biopharma - Last month, New York City Health Business Leaders gathered to discuss “Health Investment Trends: Where will the Money Flow in 2017?”  The event was sponsored by Grassi & Co. and was held at the Union League Club. Bunny Ellerin, president...
HOK-USF-Morsani-night-view HOK & Skanska are the design/build team for medical school and research institute for University of South Florida - University of South Florida recently released details about the design for a high-rise tower that will combine USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute in one building as a downtown Tampa campus. Skanska/HOK is the design/build team for...
Screen Shot 2017-02-07 at 5.54.13 PM Urgent Care Association of America releases 2016 benchmark report: 96% increase in visits; expanding services - The Urgent Care Association of America has released its 2016 Benchmarking Report with stats about this growing segment of the healthcare market. The graphic above is only part of the fact sheet. You can click to see the full PDF...
MVHS-Logo New York’s Mohawk Valley Health System selects NBBJ, Turner Construction - Officials from the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) in New York State have selected an architectural firm and a construction manager for the planning, design and construction of its hospital project. The architectural firm is NBBJ, and the construction manager...
download Would simple signs in your bathroom increase hand washing? - Sometimes peer pressure can produce positive results. A recent survey reveals that Americans are more likely to wash their hands after using a public restroom if others are around. More than half say the presence of other people causes them...
leopardo Health Care Institute Chicago adds construction expert to its board - The Health Care Institute’s (HCI) Chicago group has strengthened its board with the appointment of Jenny Hansen, strategic accounts executive at Leopardo Companies, as Program Co-Chair. In this new role Hansen will help the local organization launch new events in...
hoppszallern125x140 March 1 webinar: Hospital Construction Survey: Designing for Efficiency and Staff Workflow - Join Messer Construction and Suzanna Hoppszallern, senior editor for Data and Research, Hospitals & Health Networks Magazine,  for a digital webinar exploring the latest construction survey of how to design for efficiency and staff workflow. The event will be held 12 pm...
Healthcare facilities boom in Central Florida along with population - With massive population growth in the central Florida area, healthcare facility construction is booming.  The Orlando Sentinel took an in-depth look at the projects coming in the near future.  Click for the full story and list of all the projects....
Screen Shot 2017-01-12 at 10.13.04 AM Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta breaks ground on 260,000-sq.ft. pediatric ambulatory care center for complex care - Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta broke ground Jan. 11 on the Center for Advanced Pediatrics — a revolutionary new pediatric ambulatory care center. The new 260,000-square-foot facility situated at I-85 and North Druid Hills Road in Brookhaven will bring together pediatric clinics...
VHA-Excellence-logo VA reduces healthcare-associated MRSA infections for 8 years - The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Health Administration’s campaign to limit healthcare facility-associated infections (HAIs) of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) continues to make significant progress, according to a study published in the January issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official journal of...
DavidSanders 2017 healthcare predictions: More outpatient, more about consumers - David Sandman, president and CEO of the New York State Health Foundation, and David Peknay, director of S&P Global Ratings Services, discussed 2017 healthcare trends at the New York Hospitals & Medical Facilities Summit last September. Here are some of their predictions...
HS_KimberlyMcHugh McHugh of Providence Health & Services joins HCI’s Board - The Health Care Institute welcomes Kimberly McHugh, senior construction lead for Providence Health & Services in Western Washington, as its newest board member. McHugh is a construction management professional with more than 15 years of experience in providing leadership, strategic...
Swisslog Healthcare CEO outlines 3 key healthcare trends - Stephan Sonderegger, CEO of Swisslog, a leading supplier of solutions for medication and supply chain management in healthcare, shares his predictions for how the trend of consolidation will impact hospitals and health systems in 2017. He outlines three key areas where consolidation will...
Labs 21 logo Jan. 19 Webinar: The Future & Science of Laboratory Campuses - The International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories is hosting a webinar from 1 to 1 pm EST Jan. 19 examining the universities labs of the future. In a collaboration called, “Laboratory of the Half Century,” a team of university, corporate, and...
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta achieves HIMSS Stage 7 in Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model - Georgia-based Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has become the first in the state to achieve Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). Children’s is being recognized for its work to improve patient safety, interoperability, and reliability...
Andy Armstrong Fujitsu General America names Andrew Armstrong vice president of sales and marketing - Fujitsu General America, Inc., based in Fairfield, NJ, has announced the hiring of Andrew (Andy) Armstrong as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Armstrong will lead the sales and marketing efforts of Fujitsu General’s heating and cooling business, including unitary...
Slide02edit Drucker of Array Architects: How to evaluate & repurpose unconventional sites - Jeffrey Drucker, Regional VP/Northeast Region, Array Architects shared how to evaluate and repurpose unconventional sites for healthcare facilities at the third-annual New York Hospitals and Medical Facilities Summit, and now he’s sharing it with McMorrow Reports readers. Many healthcare facilities are...
hci_logo HCI outlines steps for applying BIM data to healthcare operations - Facility managers looking for a starting point for applying building information modeling (BIM) technology to healthcare operations and maintenance can reference two white papers. The Health Care Institute, in partnership with BIM for Healthcare Owners, has published First Steps to Successful...
annals Retail clinics do NOT decrease emergency department visits - Despite being touted as a way to reduce emergency department visits, retail clinics opened near emergency departments had little effect on rates of low-acuity visits to them, according to the results of a study published in Annals of Emergency Medicine...
emerus Emerus Hospitals receives fourth Press Ganey Excellence Award - Emerus Hospitals has received the prestigious Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award, a nationally recognized symbol of achievement in healthcare, for four consecutive years. The 2016 recipient is Emerus Community Hospital, Tomball, Texas. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing...
pilar Ken Filar joins HDR as principal laboratory planner - Ken Filar, AIA, LEED AP, has joined HDR as a principal laboratory planner in the firm’s architecture practice. He comes to HDR with more than 30 years of experience at some of the nation’s top architectural and lab planning firms....
Hope Tower HOPE Tower adds cancer center, imaging services, academic center and lab to Jersey Shore UMC - WHR Architects joined the topping out event for HOPE Tower at Jersey Shore University Medical Center (JSUMC) in Neptune, N.J., which is part of the Meridian Health family. The new $265 million dollar building development on the hospital’s east campus will provide a new...
UCH-MN-NORTHWEST VIEW Memorial Hospital North begins $85 million project - Construction has begun on the $85 million project to expand Memorial Hospital North in northern Colorado Springs. The project, by WHR Architects, healthcare practice EYP Inc, and UCHealth, will add 130,000 square feet of space to the north campus. The...
JamesAtkinson James Atkinson of HDR earns ACHA certification - The American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) has announced that James J. Atkinson, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, LEED AP, HDR vice president and director of healthcare planning, has earned board certification in healthcare architecture. Atkinson recently passed an accredited examination, which...
unnamed (7) Ramapo College’s Adler Center named ENR Best Regional Higher Ed/Research Project - The Adler Center for Nursing Excellence and G-Wing Renovation at Ramapo College of New Jersey has earned ENR’s 2016 Best Project award in Higher Education/Research for the New York metropolitan region. Selected by an independent jury of industry leaders in design and construction, the honor was announced...
Slide03 Healthcare Real Estate Market: The Story Behind the Numbers - Mike Hargrave, principal of Revista, shared an in-depth look at trends in the healthcare real estate market at the third-annual New York Hospitals and Medical Facilities Summit, and now he’s sharing it with McMorrow Reports readers. With nearly $1 trillion in...
cynthia Stats from Tarkett flooring: 11,000 fatal falls in hospital settings - Cynthia Hubbell, Director of Healthcare Strategy & Development at Tarkett, shared some shocking statistics about slips and falls in healthcare settings at the third-annual New York Hospital and Medical Facilities Summit. There are 11,000 fatal falls in hospital settings. They fall and...
Stamford Hospital Patient Room_AntonGrasslEsto WHR-designed Stamford Health’s $450 million hospital features 180 private rooms & double the ER space - Stamford Health’s new $450 million hospital opened with a four-day celebration in September. The events introduced the new 13-floor, 650,000 square foot building to local residents, staff and benefactors prior to transferring patients from the old hospital to the new one....
skanska Skanska to renovate University of Virginia hospital for $42 million -   Skanska has signed a contract with University of Virginia to renovate and expand the current University hospital in Virginia, USA. The contract is worth $42M, which will be included in the order bookings for Skanska USA Building in the...
Screen Shot 2016-10-15 at 6.35.25 PM Catch up with key takeaway messages from the 3rd Annual New York Hospital and Medical Facilities Summit - If you missed the third-annual New York Hospitals and Medical Facilities Summit in September, you can still benefit from the 20 leaders in the healthcare real estate who spoke. Click this link for key takeaway messages from each presentation. Also you can view...
Survey: More than half Millennials won’t be getting flu shots - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that Americans of all ages get a flu shot every year; however, millennials ages 18-34 apparently don’t think this applies to them, according to a survey by CityMD, a network of urgent...
Study: EMS telephone coach doubles bystander CPR rates in Korea - After Korea added a nationwide dispatcher-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) program for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, rates of bystander CPR nearly doubled, according to the results of a study published online last week in Annals of Emergency Medicine (“Impact of a Dispatcher-Assisted Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation...
IMG_5382 High-performance modified, no-odor roof system installed without disruption to Sharon Hospital in Connecticut - Anytime a roof begins to leak is a cause for concern—a concern that is elevated when the leaky roof is at a hospital. In those cases, it is not only critical to stop the leaking, but to do so without...
Screen Shot 2016-09-08 at 5.29.35 PM Inspira Health Network contracts with Skanska USA to build Mullica Hill, N.J., five-story, 204-bed medical center - Introducing Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill from Inspira Health Network on Vimeo. The Inspira Health Network has contracted with Skanska USA to build its new five-story hospital in Mullica Hill, New Jersey, (15 miles from Philadelphia), which will be built under the...
Screen Shot 2016-09-09 at 5.26.30 PM Does your hospital need a C.diff-sniffing dog to fight superbugs? - A photo posted by Vancouver Coastal Health (@vchcareers) on Jul 8, 2016 at 3:20pm PDT Angus, a 2-year-old English springer spaniel, is famous on Instagram and Facebook because he is the only active C.diff-detection dog in the world. C. difficile...