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Contributions to noncontrolling interests Proceeds from Noncontrolling Interests Distributions to noncontrolling interests - partially owned properties Payments to Minority Shareholders in Partially Owned Properties Represents the amount of cash outflow to a noncontrolling interest in partially owned properties. Payments of employee taxes for withheld stock-based compensation shares Proceeds from (Payments for) Other Financing Activities Purchases of Series A Preferred Units Payments for Repurchase of Preferred Stock and Preference Stock Purchases of OP Units Payments For Redemption Of Operating Partnership Units The cash outflow to reacquire Operating Partnership units during the period. 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Net proceeds Proceeds from Issuance of Common Stock Subsequent Events [Abstract] Subsequent Events Subsequent Events [Text Block] Document And Entity Information Entities [Table] Entities [Table] Entity Information [Line Items] Entity Information [Line Items] Entity Registrant Name Entity Registrant Name Entity Central Index Key Entity Central Index Key Current Fiscal Year End Date Current Fiscal Year End Date Entity Filer Category Entity Filer Category Document Type Document Type Document Period End Date Document Period End Date Document Fiscal Year Focus Document Fiscal Year Focus Document Fiscal Period Focus Document Fiscal Period Focus Amendment Flag Amendment Flag Entity Emerging Growth Company Entity Emerging Growth Company Entity Small Business Entity Small Business Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding (in shares) Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Entity Voluntary Filers Entity Voluntary Filers Entity Current Reporting Status Entity Current Reporting Status Entity Shell Company Entity Shell Company Entity Public Float Entity Public Float Schedule of accrued expenses and other liabilities Other Liabilities [Table Text Block] Noncontrolling Interest Buyout Noncontrolling Interest Buyout [Member] Noncontrolling Interest Buyout [Member] Equity Buyout - Foundation Equity Buyout - Foundation [Member] Equity Buyout - Foundation [Member] Redeemable Noncontrolling Interest Buyouts Redeemable Noncontrolling Interest Buyouts [Member] Redeemable Noncontrolling Interest Buyouts [Member] Asset Acquisition [Axis] Asset Acquisition [Axis] Asset Acquisition [Axis] Asset Acquisition [Domain] Asset Acquisition [Domain] [Domain] for Asset Acquisition [Axis] Four Healthcare Properties Acquired In 2018 Four Healthcare Properties Acquired In 2018 [Member] Four Healthcare Properties Acquired In 2018 [Member] Conversion And Satisfaction Of Previously Outstanding Construction Loan Conversion And Satisfaction Of Previously Outstanding Construction Loan [Member] Conversion And Satisfaction Of Previously Outstanding Construction Loan [Member] Total Asset Acquisitions Total Asset Acquisitions [Member] Total Asset Acquisitions [Member] Forty Health Care Properties Acquired in 2017 Forty Health Care Properties Acquired in 2017 [Member] Forty Health Care Properties Acquired in 2017 [Member] Lease Structuring Arrangement And Equity Recapitalization [Member] Lease Structuring Arrangement And Equity Recapitalization [Member] Lease Structuring Arrangement And Equity Recapitalization [Member] Number of operating healthcare properties Number of Operating Healthcare Properties Number of Operating Healthcare Properties Number of land parcels Number of Land Parcels Number of Land Parcels acquired Number of states in which operating healthcare properties and land parcel located Number Of States In Which Operating Healthcare Properties And Land Parcel Located Number Of States In Which Operating Healthcare Properties And Land Parcel Located Asset acquisition, consideration transferred Asset Acquisition, Consideration Transferred Asset Acquisition, Consideration Transferred Net income (loss) attributable to redeemable noncontrolling interest Net Income (Loss) Attributable to Redeemable Noncontrolling Interest Revenue of acquiree since acquisition date Revenues Number of condominium units Number Of Condominium Units Number of Condominium Units acquired Number of parking decks Number Of Parking Decks Number Of Parking Decks Organization and Business [Table] Organization and Business [Table] Disclosure pertaining to organization and business. 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Increase in maximum borrowing capacity Line of Credit Facility, Accordion Feature, Increase Limit Line of Credit Facility, Accordion Feature, Increase Limit Maximum borrowing capacity Line of Credit Facility, Maximum Borrowing Capacity Term of extension option Debt Instrument Term Of Extension Option Represents the term of extension option of the debt instrument. 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Below-market ground lease Below Market Ground Lease [Member] Represents information pertaining to below market ground lease. Above-market ground lease Cost Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Gross Accumulated Amortization Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Accumulated Amortization Net Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Net Liability Below Market Lease, Net [Abstract] Below market lease, cost Below Market Lease, Gross Below market lease, accumulated amortization Below Market Lease, Accumulated Amortization Below Market Lease, Net Below Market Lease, Net Cost Intangible Liabilities Gross The amount of gross intangible liabilities as of the reporting period. Accumulated Amortization Accumulated Amortization Of Intangible Liabilities The amount of accumulated amortization of intangible liabilities for the reporting period. Net Intangible Liabilities Net The amount of intangible lease liabilities, net of accumulated amortization, as of the reporting period. 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SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate and Accumulated Depreciation, by Property [Table] SEC Schedule, 12-28, Real Estate Companies, Investment in Real Estate and Accumulated Depreciation, by Property [Table] Arrowhead Commons Arrowhead Commons Phoenix AZ [Member] Arrowhead Commons Phoenix AZ [Member] Aurora Medical Office Building Aurora Medical Office Building Green Bay WI [Member] Aurora Medical Office Building Green Bay WI [Member] El Paso Medical Office Building El Paso Medical Office Building El Paso TX [Member] El Paso Medical Office Building El Paso TX [Member] Firehouse Square Firehouse Square Milwaukee WI [Member] Firehouse Square Milwaukee WI [Member] Hackley Medical Center Hackley Medical Center Grand Rapids MI [Member] Hackley Medical Center Grand Rapids MI [Member] MeadowView Professional Center Meadow View Professional Center Kingsport TN [Member] Meadow View Professional Center Kingsport TN [Member] Mid Coast Hospital Medical Office Building Mid Coast Hospital Office Building Portland ME [Member] Mid Coast Hospital Office Building Portland ME [Member] New Albany Professional Building New Albany Professional Building Columbus OH [Member] New Albany Professional Building Columbus OH [Member] Remington Medical Commons Remington Medical Commons Chicago IL [Member] Remington Medical Commons Chicago IL [Member] Valley West Hospital Medical Office Building Valley West Hospital Medical Office Building Chicago I L [Member] Represents information pertaining to Valley West Hospital Medical Office Building located in Chicago, IL. East El Paso Medical Office Building East El Paso M O B El Paso T X [Member] Represents information pertaining to East El Paso MOB located in El Paso, TX. East El Paso Surgical Hospital East El Paso Surgery Center El Paso T X [Member] Represents information pertaining to East El Paso Surgery Center located in El Paso, TX. LifeCare Plano LTACH Life Care Plano L T A C H Plano T X [Member] Represents information pertaining to LifeCare Plano LTACH located in Plano, TX. Crescent City Surgical Centre Crescent City Surgical Centre New Orleans L A [Member] Represents information pertaining to Crescent City Surgical Centre located in New Orleans, LA. Foundation Surgical Affiliates Medical Office Building Foundation Surgical Affiliates M O B Oklahoma City O K [Member] Represents information pertaining to Foundation Surgical Affiliates MOB located in Oklahoma City, OK. Central Ohio Neurosurgical Surgeons Medical Office Central Ohio Neurosurgical Surgeons M O B Columbus O H [Member] Represents information pertaining to Central Ohio Neurosurgical Surgeons MOB (CONS) located in Columbus, OH. Great Falls Ambulatory Surgery Center Great Falls Ambulatory Surgery Center Great Falls M T [Member] Represents information pertaining to Great Falls Ambulatory Surgery Center located in Great Falls, MT. Foundation San Antonio Surgical Hospital Foundation Surgical Hospital Of San Antonio Tx [Member] Represents information pertaining to Foundation Surgical Hospital of San Antonio, TX. 21st Century Radiation Oncology Centers — Sarasota Twenty First Century Radiation Oncology Sarasota Fl [Member] Represents information pertaining to 21st Century Radiation Oncology - Sarasota, FL. 21st Century Radiation Oncology Centers - Venice Twenty First Century Radiation Oncology Venice Fl [Member] Represents information pertaining to 21st Century Radiation Oncology - Venice, FL. 21st Century Radiation Oncology Centers - Englewood Twenty First Century Radiation Oncology Englewood Fl [Member] Represents information pertaining to 21st Century Radiation Oncology - Englewood, FL. Foundation San Antonio Healthplex Foundation Health Plex Of San Antonio Tx [Member] Represents information pertaining to Foundation Healthplex of San Antonio, TX. Peachtree Dunwoody Medical Center Peachtree Dunwoody Medical Office Building Center Atlanta Ga [Member] Represents information pertaining to Peachtree Dunwoody Medical Office Building Center, Atlanta, GA. LifeCare LTACH — Fort Worth Lifecare Ltach Ft Worth Tx [Member] Represents information pertaining to Lifecare LTACH - Ft Worth, TX. LifeCare LTACH — Pittsburgh Lifecare Ltach Pittsburgh Pa [Member] Represents information pertaining to Lifecare LTACH - Pittsburgh, PA. PinnacleHealth Medical Office Building Pinnacle Health Medical Office Building Carlisle Pa [Member] Represents information pertaining to Pinnacle Health Medical Office Building, Carlisle, PA. Pinnacle Health Medical Office Building Pinnacle Health Medical Office Building Harrisburg Pa [Member] Represents information pertaining to Pinnacle Health Medical Office Building, Harrisburg, PA. South Bend Orthopaedics Medical Office Building South Bend Orthopaedics Medical Office Building South Bend In [Member] Represents information pertaining to South Bend Orthopaedics Medical Office Building, South Bend, IN. Grenada Medical Complex Grenada Medical Complex Grenada Ms [Member] Represents information pertaining to Grenada Medical Complex, Grenada, MS. Mississippi Ortho Medical Office Building Mississippi Ortho Medical Office Building Jackson Ms [Member] Represents information pertaining to Mississippi Ortho Medical Office Building, Jackson, MS. Carmel Medical Pavilion Carmel Medical Pavilion Carmel In [Member] Represents information pertaining to Carmel Medical Pavilion , Carmel, IN. Renaissance Ambulatory Surgery Center Renaissance Ambulatory Surgery Center Oshkosh Wi [Member] Represents information pertaining to Renaissance Ambulatory Surgery Center, Oshkosh, WI. Summit Urology Summit Urology Bloomington In [Member] Represents information pertaining to Summit Urology, Bloomington, IN. 500 Landmark Five Hundred Landmark Bloomington In [Member] Represents information pertaining to 500 Landmark, Bloomington, IN. 550 Landmark Five Hundred Fifty Landmark Bloomingon In [Member] Represents information pertaining to 550 Landmark, Bloomingon, IN. 574 Landmark Five Hundred Seventy Four Landmark Bloomington In [Member] Represents information pertaining to 574 Landmark , Bloomington, IN. Carlisle II MOB Carlisle Ii Mob Carlisle Pa [Member] Represents information pertaining to Carlisle II MOB, Carlisle, PA. Surgical Institute of Monroe Surgical Institute Of Monroe Monroe Mi [Member] Represents information pertaining to Surgical Institute of -Monroe, Monroe, MI. The Oaks @ Lady Lake Oaks At Ladylake Lady Lake Fl [Member] Represents information pertaining to The Oaks at LadyLake, Lady Lake, FL. Mansfield ASC Mansfield Asc Mansfield Tx [Member] Represents information pertaining to Mansfield ASC, Mansfield, TX. Eye Center of Southern Indiana Eye Center Of Southern Indiana Bloomington In [Member] Represents information pertaining to Eye Center of Southern Indiana, Bloomington, IN. Zangmeister Zangmesiter Columbus Oh [Member] Represents information pertaining to Zangmesiter, Columbus, OH. Ortho One - Columbus Ortho One Columbus Oh [Member] Represents information pertaining to Ortho One - Columbus, OH. Ortho One - Westerville Ortho One Westerville Oh [Member] Represents information pertaining to Ortho One - Westerville, OH. Berger Medical Center Berger Medical Center Columbus Oh [Member] Represents information pertaining to Berger Medical Center, Columbus OH. El Paso - Lee Trevino El Paso Lee Trevino El Paso Tx [Member] Represents information pertaining to El Paso - Lee Trevino, El Paso, TX. El Paso - Murchison El Paso Murchison El Paso Tx [Member] Represents information pertaining to El Paso - Murchison, El Paso, TX. El Paso - Kenworthy El Paso Kenworthy El Paso Tx [Member] Represents information pertaining to El Paso - Kenworthy, El Paso, TX. Pinnacle - 32 Northeast Pinnacle32 Northeast Hershey Pa [Member] Represents information pertaining to Pinnacle - 32 Northeast, Hershey, PA. Pinnacle - 4518 Union Deposit Pinnacle4518 Union Deposit Harrisburg Pa [Member] Represents information pertaining to Pinnacle - 4518 Union Deposit, Harrisburg, PA. Pinnacle - 4520 Union Deposit Pinnacle4520 Union Deposit Harrisburg Pa [Member] Represents information pertaining to Pinnacle - 4520 Union Deposit, Harrisburg, PA. Pinnacle - 240 Grandview Pinnacle240 Grandview Camp Hill Pa [Member] Represents information pertaining to Pinnacle - 240 Grandview, Camp Hill, PA. Pinnacle - Market Place Way Pinnacle Market Place Way Harrisburg Pa [Member] Represents information pertaining to Pinnacel - Market Place Way, Harrisburg, PA. Middletown Medical - 111 Maltese Middletown Medical111 Maltese Wallkill Ny [Member] Represents information pertaining to Middletown Medical 111 Maltese, Wallkill, NY. Middletown Medical - 2 Edgewater Middletown Medical2 Edgewater Wallkill Ny [Member] Represents information pertaining to Middletown Medical - 2 Edgewater, Wallkill, NY. Napoleon Medical Office Building Napoleon Mob New Orleans La [Member] Represents information pertaining to Napoleon MOB, New Orleans, LA. West TN Bone & Joint - Physicians Drive West Tn Bone Joint Physicians Drive Jackson Tn [Member] Represents information pertaining to West TN Bone & Joint - Physicians Drive, Jackson, TN. 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