HFM April 2014
HFM April 2014

HFM looks at ambulatory facilities. Also in this issue: utility plants, ACHA Legacy Project Awards, floor scrubbers, LEED cost benefits and terminal cleaning.


2014 Environmental Services (ES) Competition
2014 Environmental Services (ES) Competition

Health Facilities Management (HFM) magazine and the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) invite you to enter the 2014 Environmental Services (ES) Department of the Year competition.


HFM Magazine Archives

Check out complete back issues of HFM in our archive directory.


HFM Interiors
HFM Interiors

HFM's Interior design articles focused on the health care environment of care.


Editor's Picks

Hospital Design Planning
Going downtown

Embracing urban concepts in health care campus design

11.01.13 by David Allison FAIA, FACHA
Imaging-enabled operating room
The hybrid challenge

Planning for imaging-enabled operating rooms

07.01.12 by Terry Miller
Hospital Data Center
Server startup

Commissioning a hospital data center

03.01.10 by Matt Schuster

Popular Articles

compliance operations
Reg ready

Keeping up with Joint Commission standards changes

03.05.14 by Susan B. McLaughlin FASHE, CHFM, CHSP
sizable difference
Sizable difference

How regulations and technologies influence space planning

03.05.14 by Jeffrey T. O'Neill AIA, ACHA, Eric Lautzenheiser AIA, ACHA
Energy alternatives

On-site power generation technologies for health care

03.05.14 by Emily Fadrhonc LEED GA, Arash Guity PE, LEED AP, CEM, Amy Jarvis PE, LEED AP

Design Center

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    Easy access | A new generation of ambulatory care facilities

    For many providers, ambulatory care facilities are the right buildings right now. In the 2014 Hospital Construction Survey conducted by Health Facilities Management and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering, 20 percent of respondents said they were currently working on an ambulatory care construction project or had one scheduled within the next three years

    04-02-14 by Amy Eagle
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    2014 ASHE VISTA Awards

    The annual Vista awards, presented by the American Hospital Association’s American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), pay tribute to outstanding teamwork in new construction, renovation and infrastructure.

    03-01-14 by Amy Eagle
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    Global Vision | Foreign hospital projects

    Emerging markets and a desire for U.S. health care design expertise have created a thriving international industry for U.S.-based health care architects.

    01-01-14 by Amy Eagle
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    Childrens of Alabama Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children | Birmingham, Ala.

    The Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children is an expansion to Children’s of Alabama, a freestanding pediatric hospital in Birmingham. The architect is HKS Inc., in association with Giattina Aycock Architecture Studio.

    11-01-13 by Amy Eagle

Web Exclusives

  • Web Exclusive

    Adapting to change

    How one system updated its facilities to face new market challenges

    03.27.14 by Al Maghazehe, Larry DiSanto, Shane W. Williams, AIA, ACHA, NCARB
  • Ensuring reliable critical power for health care organizations

    Three facilities, three solutions

    Ensuring reliable critical power for health care organizations

    01.13.14 by Bhavesh Patel
  • Andre' LeBlanc

    Eight best practices

    Making the business case for health care energy management

    11.04.13 by Andre' LeBlanc
  • Facilities and operations, hospital, Technology

    All connected

    Hospitals adopt networked information systems to meet demands

    09.02.13 by Brendon Buckley

Inside HFM

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Setting the agenda

Last month's ASHE PDC conference focuses on 'building for the ages'

04.02.14 by Mike Hrickiewicz


Assuming a larger role

Can facilities managers find a seat in the C-suite?

04.02.14 by Bob Kehoe

ES News

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Targeting C. difficile reductions

CDC report highlights difficulties in reducing some HAIs

04.07.14 by Bob Kehoe


Medical center's behavioral health unit extends RTLS

Behavioral health unit uses technology to prevent elopement

04.02.14 by Bob Kehoe


"On Our Radar," security and hand-hygiene products

Latest products on the market for health care facilities

04.02.14 by HFM Staff

Last Detail

Wellness center is a good fit

UNC Hospital Wellness Center at Northwest Cary

04.02.14 by Jeff Ferenc