California declares state of emergency after hepatitis A outbreak

The disease has most often struck the homeless or drug users, but has spread to workers at a healthcare facility

10/23/2017


Fire at Ohio hospital forces evacuation, closing

Fire at Summa St. Thomas Hospital in Akron in basement

10/23/2017


Study: Room service improves patient nutrition

Room service showed an increase in both energy and protein intake

10/23/2017


Hospitals to improve access for persons with disabilities

N.Y. facillites to make changes as part of lawsuit settlement

10/23/2017


Hospital food can carry MRSA, VRE

The study shows one or more food specimens were positive for pathogens

10/23/2017


Hospital security professionals gather at Kentucky conference

Conference also serves as yearly training event

10/23/2017







Woman who gave birth in Japan photographs hospital meals

Meals look more than restaurant-worthy

10/20/2017


Debunking the assumptions around proper hand hygiene

Hand hygiene in healthcare involves not only washing hands with soap and water, but also the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers

10/20/2017


Hospital ship off Puerto Rico sits mostly idle 2 weeks after its arrival

Only 33 of the 250 beds on the Comfort — 13 percent — are being used

10/20/2017


Today's medical office design emphasizes efficiency and aesthetics

New facilities offer patients a tranquil, relaxing and beautiful environment

10/20/2017


Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/20/2017


Dirty floors, kitchens found at Colorado veterans hospital

The inspections also found two doors in a mental health treatment facility were found unlocked and the alarms were not turned on

10/20/2017


Minn. hospital sued after stillborn baby discarded with dirty laundry

Regions Hospital in St. Paul had promised to cremate the remains

10/20/2017








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