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Trends in Healthcare Facilities Management

Trends in Healthcare Facilities Management

As Facilities Management roles evolve and expand within health care, what patterns have emerged? Read the six trends that will outlive the current pandemic. Read more

Undervalued Role of EVS in Health Facilities

Undervalued Role of EVS in Health Facilities

In medical facilities, cleanliness is crucial to health and safety, as well as to patient confidence. Staff and managerial compensation does not always reflect this importance. Read more

Three Takeaways from Health Facilities 2019 Salary Survey

Three Takeaways from Health Facilities 2019 Salary Survey

Takeaways from Health Facilities Management's 2019 salary survey include: salaries continue to increase; career development is top of mind; and, more consideration is being given to incentive compensation. Read more

Highlighting Women in Construction Week! Day One

Highlighting Women in Construction Week! Day One

Our story at Helbling is rooted in construction executive search; and as the National Association of Women in Construction celebrates their annual Women in Construction Week, so do we. Today, we sat down with Wendy Gettleman, VP of Facilities Mgmt and Real Estate at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Read more

The Experiences & Qualities Sought After in Healthcare Capital Construction Executives

The Experiences & Qualities Sought After in Healthcare Capital Construction Executives

For hospitals and healthcare systems that are initiating large capital construction programs, who internally has responsibility for these projects, and what technical and soft skills are necessary in candidates to fulfill these critical roles successfully? Read more

Monetizing Healthcare Non-Core Real Estate Assets & Key Considerations

Monetizing Healthcare Non-Core Real Estate Assets & Key Considerations

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

Are Healthcare Villages the Future of Healthcare?

Are Healthcare Villages the Future of Healthcare?

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

Healthcare Design II: Focusing on the Family

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

Healthcare Design I: Focusing on Patients + Staff

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

Value of Six Sigma in Facilities Management

Value of Six Sigma in Facilities Management

Six Sigma is a methodology that supports Operational Excellence. While it has been known as a business improvement concept for decades in the corporate world, it is still in its initial stages of being utilized within facilities management. Read more