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Healthcare Sector Making Small Steps with Facilities Operations & Construction Recruitment and Succession Planning

Operating Room
by Sami Barry
The latest in recruitment, succession planning, and compensation within healthcare facilities operations and construction are highlighted in Health Facilities Management's Salary Survey. While HFM reports positive movement, progress remains slow. Read more

Hospital Construction Survey Reveals Shifts in Strategies

2017 Hospital Construction Survey
by Sami Barry
2017 survey shows overwhelming evidence that healthcare organizations are to be commended on their adaptability and flexibility as the U.S. healthcare system has undergone significant changes over the last several years. Read more

Monetizing Healthcare Non-Core Real Estate Assets & Key Considerations

Hospital at night
by Sami Barry
Due to the diverse strategies being implemented to grow or maintain market share, many healthcare organizations have determined that monetizing their non-core real estate assets is an effective way to generate funding to accomplish their ultimate objective - enhancing patient care. Read more

Results of 2016 Hospital Design & Construction Facilities Survey

Hospital Design
by Sami Barry
Health Facilities Management and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association teamed up to conduct its annual hospital construction survey. An overwhelming theme was the strong focus on patient satisfaction as it relates to healthcare design and construction. Read more

Healthcare Facilities & Construction Professionals See Substantial Changes in Roles - But in Compensation, Not So Much

Healthcare Compensation
by Sami Barry
We are all cognizant of the changes that have occurred in healthcare in recent years, many of us may not realize the tremendous impact these changes have made on professionals who are involved in facilities management and construction within the medical sector. Read more

Are Healthcare Villages the Future of Healthcare?

Multifamily community
by Sami Barry
Master-planned healthcare villages seem to be a major trend in the healthcare sector. Union Village outside of Las Vegas is a prime example. Read more

Healthcare Design II: Focusing on the Family

Hospital
by Sami Barry
A crucial consideration in patient-centered care: the family. Beyond the emotional support patients receive from their loved ones, cultural and spiritual needs make the presence of family beneficial to patient comfort and improved health outcomes. Newer design elements reflect this concept. Read more

Healthcare Design I: Focusing on Patients + Staff

Hospital lobby
by Sami Barry
There has been enormous focus on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on healthcare, which is, in turn, affecting healthcare design. A primary trend is patient-centered care. More and more consideration is being given to patient comfort and making the patient experience as pleasant as possible. Read more

Kaiser Permanente A Leader In Green Building & Sustainability

Kaiser Permanente
by Sami Barry
Kaiser Permanente is a role model for its green building and sustainability initiatives. Read more

Capital Projects & Energy Professionals Add Value To Institutions

hospital construction
by Sami Barry
Securing capital projects and energy management professionals is a key recruitment initiative within hospitals, healthcare systems, universities and colleges. Read more