Hospital bed hinges may be infection risk

Design of hinges on commonly used hospital beds called flawed because it allows the accumulation of debris

12/5/2016


Retail industry has lessons for healthcare designers

Consumer-focused design may help healthcare facilities engage their patients

12/5/2016


Prison medical facility knew about Legionella contaminated water months before employee's death

Bacteria was detected in one of the prison's cooling towers

12/5/2016


Open team model clinic design studied

A healthcare design firm performed post-occupancy evaluations of four clinics designed using the open team center model, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/5/2016


Webcast — New Requirements, New Challenges: The 2012 Life Safety Code

On November 1 of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began surveying to the new 2012 Life Safety Code

12/5/2016


Training can help maintain an engaged workforce

Programs, projects, and campaigns should be developed to engage staff

12/5/2016


Consumer Reports calls out 31 healthcare facilities for poor infection control

Group found many hospitals still aren’t following basic infection prevention and control procedures

12/5/2016







Engineers operating in healthcare facilities tackle unique challenges

Evolving technology, increased specialization and maintaining operations while under construction are some healthcare-specific issues

12/2/2016


Dealing with a healthcare facility cyber crisis

A situation becomes a crisis when computers, accounts and networks needed for the hospital are affected

12/2/2016


The impact of flooring on nurse wellness

Most traditional flooring products provide little, if any, ergonomic relief and can consequently contribute to pain, discomfort and fatigue in healthcare staff

12/2/2016


Hospital security differs from school security in a number of ways

There are parts of hospital security officers' jobs that don't transfer to traditional or school police

12/2/2016


New administration brings questions to healthcare

A Trump presidency brings with it questions regarding the president-elect’s voiced support of repealing and replacing the ACA, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/2/2016


Florida hospital copes with boil order after water main break

Baptist Health distributing bottled water to patients, staff until advisory lifted

12/2/2016


Hospitals in Tennessee dealing with wildfire

Area healthcare organizations are helping people injured or affected by the fire

12/2/2016








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