WHO's guidelines for infection prevention

Healthcare facilities are continually challenged by healthcare-associated infections

1/18/2017


Treating hospital air: A corporate infection prevention director’s answer to the problem of air contamination

The answer was found in an existing patented disinfection solution that combines an ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) chamber and air circulating fans with an overhead ceiling light.

1/18/2017


Q&A: Converting a cath lab procedure room to storage

Brad Keyes discusses hazardous-storage regulations

1/18/2017


Justifying price of whole-room disinfection robot

Whole-room disinfection is not only a matter of patient safety, but also one of effective cost containment

1/18/2017


Children's cancer center supports patients' needs with its physical environment

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital remodeled an outpatient clinic space and elevator lobby into a new Adolescent and Young Adult inpatient unit, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/18/2017







Healthcare facilities boost security after attempts to abduct infant

A woman was escorted out of multiple hospitals in Tacoma area

1/17/2017


Supporting team-based healthcare through design

Teamwork areas feature collaborative space that provide separation from the exam areas

1/17/2017


Designing healthcare facilities that benefit community life

Facilities can be interwoven into the fabric of urban life

1/17/2017


Presence Health settles With OCR for HIPAA breach

The settlement is the first to enforce the notification rule

1/17/2017


2016's most expensive hospital renovation projects listed

Becker's Hospital Review gathers 34 of the most expensive hospital facility expansions or renovations announced or completed in 2016

1/17/2017


Ensuring central utility plant reliability

Code compliance and budget constraints are two of the challenges

1/17/2017


Healthcare urged to update software

2017 should be the year the legacy information technology solutions used by many healthcare providers are replaced

1/17/2017


Virginia facility planned with graywater recycling system

To meet goal for a 25 percent campus-wide potable water use reduction the University of Virginia Health System will collect and filter storm water and condensate from the air handling unit, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/17/2017








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