Construction & Facilities

Dosher Memorial Wants to be the Friendliest Hospital in N.C.

November 17, 2014
Tom-Siemens-thumb

Tom Siemers, FACHE, President and CEO, Dosher Memorial Hospital by Patricia Chaney As many hospitals across the country redefine their mission statements to reflect the importance they are placing on quality-driven care, one critical-access hospital has united its physicians and employees around the simple mission of being the friendliest, most patient-centered hospital in North Carolina. […]

VN:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: +2 (from 2 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

Thunder Bay Regional Celebrates 10 Years of Healthcare Milestones

November 6, 2014
Andree-Robichaud-thumb

Andrée Robichaud, president and chief executive officer of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, recounts the many milestones the organization has achieved 10 years after being established.  

VN:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: +2 (from 2 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

Brand-New Neuroscience Institute Pioneers Advanced Standards of Care

November 5, 2014
Farzad-Massoudi-thumb1

Farzad Massoudi, M.D., F.A.C.S., medical director of the Neuroscience & Spine Institute at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, Calif., details the strategy and goals of the recently opened $185-million facility.    

VN:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: +4 (from 4 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

Tsoi/Kobus Focused on Adding Value to Healthcare Design

October 17, 2014
Jocelyn-Frederick-thumb

Jocelyn Frederick, principal at Tsoi/Kobus & Associates in Cambridge, Mass., one of the country’s foremost architecture, planning, and interior design firms, discusses how she, as leader of its celebrated healthcare practice, and her team are assisting  organizations in navigating the changes in healthcare construction through the value-added Kaizen methodology.

VN:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: +2 (from 2 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

WellStar Reaps Great Rewards from Pebble Project

September 23, 2014
Mark-Haney-thumb

Mark Haney, senior vice president of WellStar Health System in Marietta, Ga., and president of WellStar Paulding Hospital in Dallas, Ga., describes how the Pebble Project positively impacted the planning and construction of WellStar Paulding.  

VN:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: +2 (from 2 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

VA Constantly Revising Construction Strategies to Better Meet Veterans’ Needs

June 25, 2014
Stella-Fiotes-thumb

Stella Fiotes, Executive Director, Office of Construction and Facilities Management The Department of Veterans Affairs is tasked with the responsibility of providing services for all U.S. veterans, especially when it comes to their healthcare. Managing existing facilities and building new care locations involves the efforts of multiple departments within the VA working together. The Office […]

VN:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: +2 (from 2 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

Boston Hospital Battles Changing Standards to Contain Costs and Enhance Efficiency

June 17, 2014
Bob-Biggio-thumb

Robert Biggio, Vice President of Facilities and Support Services Many exciting changes are happening in the way care is delivered at the bedside, but with efforts to contain costs and increase efficiency, facilities and support services are being transformed as well. Boston Medical Center (BMC) in Massachusetts is in the early stages of implementing a […]

VN:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: +2 (from 2 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

Real Estate Process initiatives at Yale New Haven Health System

May 6, 2014

PODCAST : Stephen Carbery, VP Facilities, Design, Construction, and Real Estate, Yale New Haven Health System in Connecticut, discusses a recent initiative that standardized and upgraded the organization’s real-estate processes.  

VN:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: +5 (from 5 votes)
0 comments Read the full article →

Florida Hospital Altamonte: Continuing the Healing Ministry of Christ

January 15, 2014
Robert-Fulbright-thumb

Florida Hospital Altamonte, a 340-bed community hospital, is the leading health-care provider for Seminole County, located in central Florida near Orlando. This market is dominated by three health-care systems, each of which has a hospital in the county: Florida Hospital, a not-for-profit organization; Orlando Health, another not-for-profit organization; and HCA, a for-profit health system. Florida […]

VN:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: +1 (from 1 vote)
0 comments Read the full article →

Stroud Properties Inc.: Jim Stroud, President, and Will Stroud, Director

May 9, 2013

Stroud Properties, Inc., was founded in 1982 as a real-estate acquisition and land-development company. Eventually, Stroud’s primary focus would be on the development and operation of senior-living communities. However, Jim Stroud, president, will tell you that the road to assisted living was a long one, and it began with a very personal experience. A son […]

VN:F [1.9.7_1111]
Rating: +1 (from 1 vote)
0 comments Read the full article →