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Growing hospital energy costs can be managed

Tips for cutting glare from lighting

How to design and build what’s needed to meet organizational goals and strategies

California healthcare facility to use ER overflow tent during flu season

Parkland Hospital ER uses purple lights to improve patient flow

VA seeking partners for healthcare facility projects

Arizona city may get facility for Canadian healthcare

Reasons why telehealth is gaining momentum

VA too 'male-centric,' female vets tell N.J. legislators

Staff training unravels healthcare reimbursement issues

Airbnb-style stays proposed to ease NHS hospital 'bed-blocking'

Elements of a successful RCM process

Houston's most and least expensive hospitals

Lawsuit to block Boston Children’s Hospital tower dismissed

Pa. healthcare network plans $1B investment to build, renovate hospitals

Puerto Rico healthcare system faces long recovery

Georgia Supreme Court upholds Certificate of Need law for healthcare facilities

Workplace clinics growing in Detroit area

U.S. healthcare can learn from 'Game of Thrones'

Scandal-plagued hospital's cleaners claim hygiene standards dropping under new contractor

Technology that can improve behavioral health environments

Pre-plans should be considered in lowering facility, home and municipal insurance premiums

Microhospital: Scaling down without shirking standards

Intermountain backs Utah caregivers worried about DACA status

Top 10 best hospitals to work for named

Most Houston healthcare facilities withstand Harvey

Home hospital impacts on emergency department crowding

Hurricane Harvey forces closure of critical access hospital

Survey shows few hospitals are keeping up with consumer expectations

Blighted New Orleans hospital is being cleaned out

CMS drops proposal to make survey reports public

Healthcare providers offering concierge care

Millennials and the ACA are changing healthcare real estate

Nuclear exposure preparedness for healthcare workers

Cost of medihotel challenged

N.C. hospital sends family blood-stained clothing of deceased daughter

Banner Health opens healthcare clinics at Safeway stores

Collaborative launched for rural hospitals

Hospitals focus on increase in baby boomers and elderly

Healthcare environmental services workers protest in Britain’s biggest cleaners’ strike

What does the client really want?

Retail space gaining more importance in hospital settings

Shopping centers' evolution includes healthcare

Wyoming healthcare facility bracing for eclipse fans

ASHE announces 2017 award recipients

Three more 'neighborhood' hospitals planned for Las Vegas

20 most beautiful hospitals in America named

Guide looks at hospitals' response to food insecurity

What does the client really want?

Why clinical operations is one of the hottest careers in research

Outpatient clinics finding homes in shopping malls

New CMS survey guidance expected soon

Illinois hospital sued for red-winged blackbird attack

2017 has seen at least $500 million in hospital expansions, renovations so far

Children’s hospital to consolidate four sites into new clinic

Transformational health and wellness solutions as economic drivers

Healthcare bill could cost 924,000 jobs — most of them in health sector

Make health information available to facility visitors

Centers for healthy living designed for 21st century wellness

Caring for healthcare facility electrical infrastructure

Healthcare facility management in uncertain times

Medical villages are changing models for healthcare delivery

BIM supports architects and MEP consultants for healthcare construction project

Summa Health relaxes controversial dress code

ERS changing to serve more elderly patients

'Future proofing' key to healthcare facility planning

Visitor blames Houston healthcare facility for injuries

Children’s hospitals could lose billions with ACA repeal under current care models

Healthcare facility succession planning can prevent future pain

Urgent care clinics avenue for growth

Providers partner on microhospitals to expand access to care

Build the right visualization system into the OR

Urgent care sites cater to cancer patients

Consultants often key to healthcare project success

Clinic links health, wellness through design

Ontario budget includes billions for healthcare

Miss. hospital rebuilt 3 years after tornado

Outpatient facility rehabs second location instead of starting from scratch

Can healthcare be retail?

Demand for elderly care facilities on the rise in Singapore

Health network chooses expansion over new construction

Effective space programming can ease growing pains

Survey predicts no healthcare winners under Trump

Data on hospital inspections may soon become public

Key considerations in health village planning

$943 million California healthcare facility opens

Healthcare engineering: One millennial’s experience

Becker's Hospital Review lists 100 great hospitals in U.S.

Switchboard fire leads to healthcare facility evacuation

The sure things among the political uncertainty

VA smoking ban gets first hearing in House

First mobile unit for lung cancer detection launched

The cost of activating a new facility

Northwestern Memorial workers rally for $15 an hour

Politics causes healthcare facilities to stop projects, hiring

Tips for buying a whole-room disinfection system for an outpatient environment

Leapfrog Group announces changes to the 2017 hospital survey

360 degree photo spheres used to capture information for healthcare facility

Hospitals fear Obamacare repeal may create financial strain

Yelp-style app lets veterans rate healthcare facilities

Concierge-style healthcare facility opens in Palm Beach

Maximizing BIM use in healthcare facility operations

AAMA Releases New Selection and Application Guide for Plastic-Glazed Skylights and Sloped Glazing

Mule-Hide Products Co. Introduces Walkway Granules

Healthgrades names 2017 Best Hospitals

Feasibility study should uncover strengths, weaknesses of a proposed project

Critical conditions: Healthcare construction challenges and opportunities

Nursing homes opening their doors to students

Long-term care facilities told to be disaster-ready

Facility introduces new assisted living model

Select an HVAC system for a healthcare facility's specific goals

Safety net hospitals could lose $40 billion with ACA repeal

A biomedical engineer’s role in a healthcare facility

Medical spaces have specific HVAC design requirements

ED patient found dead in Illinois hospital restroom

Healthcare facilities facing critical need for ICUs

Some healthcare facilities making their ICUs more family-friendly

Young adult mental health campus offers peaceful setting

Attracting millennials to healthcare facility/design professions

Sentara Rehabilitation & Care Residence Launches New Senior Care Model

Nursing home residents gain new protections

Whitepaper: 'What’s Next for U.S. Healthcare Under Trump?'

DoD and VA joint healthcare facility is a work in progress

Choosing the right medical carts

Group gathered to discuss ideal future of healthcare

Village to help Alzheimer's patients planned for San Diego

Physical therapy facilities are changing with market

New STTI Book Offers Nurses, Nursing Students Insight into 60 Nursing Careers Away from the Bedside

Sixty percent of health equipment in Africa destroyed by rats

NFMT event to include seminar on improving healthcare infrastructure

Many big health systems buying up community hospitals

Mobile dental facility connecting with community

Poor and sick checking out libraries for healthcare

CMS star rating formula changed in December update

100 great hospitals listed

Geisinger plans 'radical' approach to improve population health

Housing instability can affect healthcare, facilities

Revealing the Billion-dollar growth opportunities in the Global Healthcare Industry by 2025

Hospitals housing the homeless to improve outcomes

Five predictions for healthcare facility design in 2017

Healthcare villages integrate care into communities

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital plans $49M modernization

Midmark Synthesis Casework Wins International Design Award

Southland Engineering Ushers in a New Approach to Engineering Services

Iqarus Launches Aberdeen Training Centre for Offshore Medics and Remote Workers

Healthcare facilities getting into hospitality business to serve traveling patients

Healthcare design ideas predicted in 2017

Mayo food service workers leaving amid talks

Novel Home Care Needs and Customer Preferences Catalyse Growth Opportunities in Mature Cardiac Monitoring Market

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Lakeview Health Systems, LLC on its Sale to The Riverside Company

Harris Williams & Co. Advises California Cryobank, Inc. on its Acquisition of Donor Egg Bank USA

Shepley Bulfinch Launches Lens

Hospitals Take Population Health Approach to Improving Health Facilities Management

Outsourcing senior transportation at healthcare facilities

PYA Releases Part 2 of Q&A on U.S.-China Healthcare Collaboration and Quality Reform

Swisslog Healthcare Partners With Kiang Wu Hospital for Improved Automation

Meridian Expands Construction Division with Addition of Christine Velasquez as Project Manager

DivvyDOSE Provides Pharmaceutical Revolution

Healthcare facility professionals key to ensuring access to care

Physicians Bridge Pacific–SCAPE Aims to Effect Quality Healthcare Reform in China

RedDot Brands Enhances Distributor Network with Strategic Partnership with Independent Medical Co-Op, Inc. (IMCO)

Houston Methodist Hospital automates control of emergency power supply system

R.J. Sommerdyke Joins Meridian Healthcare Acquisition Team

Expansion-renovation healthcare projects come with challenges

Utilizing real estate to build physician networks

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

Training can help maintain an engaged workforce

New administration brings questions to healthcare

CharterCARE and UnitedHealthcare to Improve Medicaid Patients' Health and Health Care in Rhode Island

Two Healthcare Organizations Win 2016 Baldrige National Quality Award

Four decisive steps to optimize your RFP for project success

Hospitals that buy locally can help communities

Tips for creating a safer healthcare environment for workers and patients

Change agent: Albert Manshum transforms Advocate Health Care's facilities

Emory Partners with Macquarie University’s MQ Health and Philips to Deliver Cross-Global Remote Intensive Care

OrthoNOW Announces 2017 Expansion Plans

HOSPECO’s SPHERGO Now Available with Disposable Cleaning Pads

Studies show retail clinics have little effect on visits to nearby EDs

ePIPE LeadSmart Team Urges Real Estate Industry to Include Disclosure Rules about Lead Contributors in Water Systems

Bentley House Named Most Stylish Care Home In Nationwide Interior Design Awards

Case study looks at hospital noise reduction with flexible curtain track

New Research Demonstrates that Patients’ Perception of Hospital Cleanliness Impacts Multiple Patient Experience Measures

JoTo PR Announces New Client to Improve Cancer Diagnostics and Patient Outcome

Universal Lighting Technologies Wins Two Prestigious Awards from Electo-Federation Canada

Free Webinar: Integrating Efficiency into Healthcare – A Life Cycle Approach

ISSA Hygieia Network 2016 Award Winners Announced

Sentara Healthcare Clinical Trial Finds Copper-Infused Products Significantly Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections

New Vice President for Partnership Development - a Pioneer in Patient-Centered Care

US Federal Properties / CBC Real Estate Group to Develop Eighth Outpatient Clinic for Department of Veterans Affairs

How hospitals use energy

USP 800 brings comprehensive, stringent regulations to hospital pharmacies

HOSPECO Introduces Evogen EV2 Pad/Tampon Dispenser

National Contest Presents Five Innovations in Cost-Lowering Healthcare Technology

O&G Begins Renovation of Blood Draw and Pulmonary Center at St. Mary’s Hospital

Adobe, Infor and Topline Healthcare Align to Simplify Federal Healthcare Payments

2017 AHR Expo Education Program Expands Attendance Value

2017 AHR Expo Education Program Expands Attendance Value

When it comes to security, realistic optimism is recommended

New plant to keep Mass. hospital running during disaster

Healthcare facility growth will impact many areas

Center for Health Design launches new population health toolbox

20 healthcare facilities get failing grade from Leapfrog

For Third Straight Year, Emerson Network Power Positioned in Leaders Quadrant In Gartner Magic Quadrant for DCIM Tools

Australian Cleaning Industry’s Enthusiastic Response to the NEW ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo 2017

ONVIF Speaks on Interoperability, Sponsors Secured Cities Summit

New York hospital recognized for facility management

The value of strategic sourcing in healthcare

Q&A: Tunnels between hospitals

Eerie photographs show Georgia hospital frozen in time

Iqarus Appoints Director to Drive Occupational Health Strategies for Customers

Hydro Systems Launches AccuMax 4P Chemical Dispensing System at ISSA/INTERCLEAN Chicago

Indian Health Services hospitals facing challenges

Minnesota St. Peter Security Hospital Hosts Open House of New Facility

Check your knowledge with a surface disinfection quiz

Healthcare facilities 'retailing' to compete

Hospitals add family programming for extended stays

Mount Sinai plans $500 million modernization in N.Y.C.

GCX Newest Medical Mounting Solution Sets New Standard

Osteopore International Recognized for Transforming Healthcare

MetroLink's FTA grant aims to connect rail riders with wellness services

Lawmakers seek changes after VA healthcare facility construction debacle

HHS to help fund healthcare cybersecurity

Healthcare infection forum focuses on devices and equipment

Hospital reopens NICU two months after bacteria discovered

Longer, but fewer, healthcare facility planning meetings best

Cooling towers may be linked to Legionnaires' outbreak

Healthcare facilities designed to serve those with autism spectrum disorder

Formaldehyde: Is your healthcare facility prepared?

$40 million vertical expansion set for Pa. healthcare facility

Pre-fab bathroom pods deliver luxury to go

Quick diagnostic healthcare facilities sometimes more effective and cheaper

Mass. clinic seeking relief from casino construction parking squeeze

Q&A: Temporary construction barriers

Healthcare environment can help limit errors

FGI 2018 healthcare facility guidelines open for comment

Officials recommend arming healthcare security officers in N.Y.

Building an energy efficient healthcare facility

Seven top-of-mind healthcare facility flooring considerations

Hospitals use digital signage to improve patient experience

Cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, impact healthcare providers

Train crash tests Hoboken healthcare facility's readiness

Pictures of early healthcare IT shows how far it's come

Survey shows patient experience key in healthcare construction

Ohio Hospital Association honored for infection reduction

EHNAC Releases New 2017 Accreditation Criteria Versions for Public Review through Nov. 30

Kingspan Brings its Kooltherm Premium Performance Insulation to the U.S.

Philly eye facility adds inpatient beds, calls itself hospital

Oxfordshire artists 'angry and disappointed' after wood carvings are rejected by hospital

Healthcare systems lighting their way to savings

Advice for designing a healthcare experience

Cincinnati cancer center relaxing by design

Onset Expands Intemp Product Line for Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Monitoring with Two New Solutions

Despite contaminated heater-cooler devices, Washington hospital still blames Legionella on ice machine

Most recent UWMC patient with Legionella believed to have been exposed during an earlier hospitalization

The $54 million Mercy hospital doesn't have beds

Hospital safety program cuts slips, falls

Uber platform has shown promise in creating a cheaper way to transport patients

Minn. hospital to pay $20,000 in fines for safety violations

Boston Children's 2014 hacker says he did it to support patient

Storage bags fight inpatient infection

Healthcare facility offers luxury suites for family members

Inpatient unit design evolves

Conn. healthcare facility renovation focuses on patient-centered care

Healthcare facilities' hot water equipment scrutinized

Report says employees download new malware every four seconds

Backup power failure at healthcare facilities can be a life-threatening proposition

Perjury probe sought over Colo. VA hospital

Recognized interior designs include inviting, warm spaces

Mental hospital escape investigation finds 25,000 keys missing

UK/ European training center puts healthcare professionals in the heart of the action

Microfiber products may help prevent spread of MRSA

Hot water systems promote the growth of legionella pneumophila

Illinois hospital conducts power failure evacuation drill

Southco Adds Miniature Embedded Hinge With Expanded Torque For Smaller Applications

IP Innovator Details Savings, Eco-Friendly Benefits of ‘Commonsense Use of Reusable High Performance Wipers in Healthcare Setting’

A section of ceiling collapses at new children's hospital

California hospital chapel designed to recharge the spirit

Body cameras, CCTV part of Queensland hospitals' safety strategy

Health system executives discussed armed security

Q&A: Corrugated cardboard boxes

Corporate America offers lessons in staff satisfaction

Simulation center tests new technologies

Seyfarth Bolsters its Healthcare and Energy Practices with the Addition of Two Corporate Partners in Washington, D.C

American Health Council Names Darlene Benoit to Industry Board

Norterre Incorporates New Urbanism Design Principles to Create Multigenerational Wellness Destination and Lifestyle

Three Philadelphia heart patients among 20 in Pa. diagnosed with infection linked to heater-coolers

Free white paper on pre-crisis plan available

New study says heat exchangers can act as Legionella reservoirs

The rise of the ‘bedless hospital’

Healthcare 'village' created in N.J.

Toronto healthcare facility redesigns suites for moms

Center for Health Research & Design working on three evidence-based design projects

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Laborie Medical Technologies, Inc. on its Sale to Patricia Industries

Heater-cooler units at UW Medical Center test positive for Legionella

Pa. nursing home hit with complaints of cockroaches, filth

Irish hospital called 'health hazard' leaving patients at high risk of infection

Keeping healthcare facility safety equipment and alarm systems compliant

Better inpatient unit considers patient engagement

Navigating the new drone rules during healthcare facility construction

LED lighting can save lives, energy in hospital parking garage

Is your healthcare facility prepared for an active shooter?

Philadelphia area hospitals recognized for food initiatives

DOE surveys nurses on patient lighting

Photo tour of Children’s Pavilion at Children’s Hospital of Richmond

Healthcare costs linked to bacteria in water systems rising

When can existing MEP systems be reused in a renovation?

Florida Hospital Implements a Biometric Identification System for Patient Security

Need for Boston hospital expansion questioned

Joint Commission will change standards and survey process

Lockdown after shooting lifted at Houston hospital

Fourth patient infected with Legionnaires' at UW Medical Center

Does your air measure up?

Detroit hospital fined for inadequate security

Life Line Hospital is the First Long Term Acute Care Hospital in Ohio to Enhance Patient Safety by Deploying a Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot

Fresh-Aire UV Introduces Surface Disinfection UV Light System for Healthcare Facilities

Flagship NHS hospital called filthy and unsafe

Ice maker, sinks linked to Legionnaires' outbreak

Reusable infection control barriers make hospital renovation safer

Q&A: Standards regarding environmental rounds

Creating design unity in healthcare mergers

Subscription Pricing Model Propels RF Code to Over 125,000+ Racks Under Management

DAS Health Partners with LinkedMD to Provide Chronic Care Management Services

Tyco Security Products Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation with Kantech Access Control

PURELL Brand Extends Portfolio with Launch of PURELL Surface Disinfecting and Sanitizing Sprays

Phoenix VA Health Care System Deploys Germ-Zapping Robots to Enhance Veteran Safety

Insights into clinic design

Behavioral Health Pioneer Palo Alto Health Sciences, Inc. Adds New Chief Clinical Officer and Vice President of Business Development

Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine Readers Award Wattstopper with Two Product of the Year Awards

Link found between antibacterial ingredients in dust and antibiotic resistance

Five ways healthcare facilities are improving the workplace

Gundersen Health System environmental services department honored

Hospitals working to accommodate obese patients

Connecticut hospitals working to reduce night noise

Healthcare facilities – a recipe for data breach disaster

Organization supporting next generation of evidence-based design researchers

Iqarus Acquires RS Occupational Health

America has a surgical instrument quality epidemic

Researchers exploring alarm fatigue

Healthcare facility leaders are aiming for noise-free hospitals

House panel investigating Long Island V.A. hospital

Nevada project uses BIM/3-D integrated workflow

Labelmaster Offers Economical Solution for Companies Shipping Defective, Damaged Lithium Batteries

Cintas Adds Cintas Active Scraper Floor Mat to its High Performance Series

Q&A: New testing and inspection requirements

New, smaller hospital to replace failing Colorado facility

Fire safety fears force remedial work healthcare facility

Lightning strike, fire sparks evacuation at Florida hospital

Unsanitary conditions found in N.J. pediatrician's exam room

AdvantageCare Physicians Appoints New President and Chief Medical Officer

Kingspan Insulation Explores Expansion Opportunities in North America

Extending life of healthcare facility linens

Cleveland healthcare facility to include medical school

Software calculates long-term costs of green products

Design flaws blamed for Royal Hospital for Sick Children delay

PACE is here to stay

Air-Scent International Introduces New Packaging for Solid Squair Air Freshener Wafers

Sherwin-Williams Selects ‘Poised Taupe’ as 2017 Color of the Year

MovinCool Offers New Guide to Buying Portable Air Conditioners and Spot Cooling Units

ISSA Announces 2016 Award Winners

Michigan launches probe of dirty instruments at healthcare facility

Storm damage forces Oklahoma hospital to transport patients

Outsourcing healthcare food service is common

FDA bans triclosan from antibacterial soap

Designing flexible core labs in healthcare facilities

Healthcare construction rising

Nlyte’s Data Center Optimization Expertise Showcased at BMC Engage, Data Center World

New Puncture-Proof Tires Enhance Reliability Of Rugged General Jet Set Gas Jets

Skanska USA Signs Contract to Build New Hospital in New Jersey

10-Ton Heat Pumps, 3- to 5-ton Air Conditioning Systems Added to Luxaire Eclipse rooftop Replacement Units

Upsite Technologies Expands KoldLok Offerings with Launch of SplitLok Integral and SplitLok Square Grommets

Ohio memory care facility designed to look like a 1940s small town

Healthcare facilities prepare for Zika by expanding care, partnerships

University of Rochester Medical Center Selects Virtual Mgr's HealthClean Pro Environmental Services Management Platform

Basketball team, health system partner for healthcare facility

Irish nursing home embraces hand hygiene

Same-day surgery center offers homey recovery space

Nexvet Biopharma Reports Full Year Fiscal 2016 Results

Johnson Controls and Tyco Complete Merger

Evidence of Zika found in tears

Hospital infection prevention: Project/worksite isolation with construction, renovation and maintenance activities/quality control

IPs' role in healthcare laundering practices

Internet of Things in healthcare creating fundamental changes

Elderly patients moved from U.K. hospital ward over fire safety fears

IT can help hospitals prepare for natural disasters

‘Corporate bullying’ by utility may close Texas hospital

VCU Medical Center police officer recognized for saving life

Design strategies can quiet healthcare environments

Florida hospital active shooter plan reducing violence

Q&A: Door signage for oxygen cylinder storage

Orange County to get first emergency centers for psych patients

NOVADAQ to Present at the 2016 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference

How Urgent Care & Retail Healthcare Centers Drive Success with Service Automation

The Garland Company Donates More Than $80K to Cancer Research

Indiana health system will open eight microhospitals

Do more healthcare-laundry regulation programs cause confusion?

Cybersecurity survey finds providers are enhancing programs

ASC infection-control compliance needs a team approach

Survey explores lighting in healthcare facilities

Holding textile laundering to a higher standard

Healthcare facilities calling for sustainable meat and poultry

Colorado healthcare facilities train for disaster

Mayo outsourcing of food service jobs looks familiar to some

Ways healthcare facilities can support staff after a disaster

Study shows coordinated effort can reduce CRE 75 percent

Kentucky hospital dining trying to top area restaurants

Bacterium enters Maryland hospital through its water system

Many health IT pros still don't encrypt

Mock drill coordinates efforts of N.Y. community hospitals

Using Deep UV LEDs to prevent the spread of infectious disease

Spaulding Rehabilitation recognized for cutting energy use

Key considerations when choosing hand-hygiene products

Looking at healthcare self-regulation program

Q&A: Creating separated occupancies

Healthcare cybersecurity improving

Flex technology designed to cut costs

Fungal spores found in N.C. healthcare facility nursery during construction

Tips on building a healthcare facility telecommunications network

Tennessee hospital now StormReady

Survey shows hospitals differ in levels of cybersecurity

Small towns getting large healthcare projects

Clarke Celebrates 100 Years of Providing True Blue Clean

Skanska USA Announces New Business Development Lead for the Metro Philadelphia Region

Upsite Technologies Releases New White Paper Exploring How IT Decisions Impact Data Center Facilities and The Importance of Collaboration

Hospitals using Uber to get patients to care

Disaster drills key to mass-shooter response

Art inspiring new discussions at London behavioral healthcare facility

Hospitals designed for faster healing

Are timeshare surgery centers the future?

Healthcare facility designed with contemporary comforts

UniPrint Partners with Healthcare IT Security Leader, Imprivata, to Enable Clinicians To Securely Print Protected Health Information

QA Graphics Releases Case Study on Transforming the User Experience

Schneider Electric Brings First of Its Kind Shielded Insulation Medium Voltage Switchgear to U.S. with Premset

Barry Mathis has joined national management consulting and accounting firm PYA

Fire closes California hospital

Healthcare architect gets new perspective when admitted to hospital he helped design

New Hampshire hospitals invest in wiser energy, cleaner air

Hospitals can help nurses prevent violence

Moving beyond hospital walls

Creating mock-us can improve final design

Emerson Network Power and Ponemon Institute Release New Benchmark Study on North America Data Center Costs

Simon Roofing Earns ISO 9001 Quality Control Certification Company-wide

New Counterbalance Hinge from Southco Makes Heavy Lids and Panels Feel Lightweight

New AAMA Course Covers Fundamentals of Fenestration

Tru-D SmartUVC to Exhibit at Annual HealthTrust University Conference

Louisiana hospitals up and running through flooding

Should healthcare facilities build new or renovate?

Photo tour of New Delhi fertility clinic

Healthcare's cybersecurity problem

Micro-hospitals, freestanding ERs urged for New York healthcare

Virginia shopping site to become 'a healthcare destination'

Controlling C. diff in post-acute care facilities

Real-time tracking can improve healthcare facility cleaning

UV and HP technologies aid infection control

Q&A: Corridor door louvers

Learning from banking industry to deal with data breaches

UV lamps can help sterilize computer keyboards

Rail project could disrupt healthcare facilities operation

Water business helps healthcare facility reduce carbon

Colorado Springs cited for not properly cleaning ultrasound probes

Banner Health cyberattack sparks class-action suit

Alabama healthcare facility revives stalled construction project

Baton Rouge hospital transfers patients due to floods

Rehab facility renovated for patient comfort

Discolored water stalls operations

Patient falls from healthcare facility window after removing safety grill

Nursing home chooses touchless cleaning for wheelchairs

Bat found in Illinois healthcare facility tests positive for rabies

Australian hospital has a second asbestos scare

Healthcare facilities urged to create leaner working environments

Chicago hospital's strategies keep gang-banging patients safe

Disinfection deficiencies found at Colorado healthcare facility

Staff training can curb performance issues with new healthcare facilities

Copie Davis Appointed New Director of Channel Development for RF Code

Banner cyberattack has healthcare facilities re-examining their defenses

Curbing linen loss at healthcare facilities

Tips for the planning process prior to designing a healthcare facility

Maximizing infection prevention efforts

New pharmacy technologies improve operations

Copie Davis Appointed New Director of Channel Development for RF Code

Nurses seeking regular security guard patrols of nearby parking lots at night

Standard healthcare facilities not always best medicine for elderly

NIH closes pharmacy due to sterility issues

Q&A: Stairwell chair lifts

Boosting the financial performance of healthcare properties

Research says patients will pay 38% more for 'five-star' rooms

Ensuring flexible endoscopes are clean

The choreography of ophthalmology facilities

Experts say longterm care dining areas should be cleaned and disinfected on a regular basis

2016 could bring an increase in healthcare data-breach fines

Ontario plans $175 million in hospital repairs and upgrades

Guidance details physical environment's impact on patient experience

SANUWAVE Health Submits de novo Petition for FDA Review and Classification of the dermaPACE System to Treat Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Avison Young releases its Mid-Year 2016 North America, U.K. and Germany Office Market Report

Next Generation Lamp Platform is designed for Performance, Savings and Convenience

Huge repair bill prompts patient safety fears at Scotland's healthcare facilities

North Dakota to spend millions on new healthcare facilities

Smallest details can impact HCAHPS scores

Virtual reality boosts acoustic modeling

Morbern’s New Facility Lessens Environmental Impact

Maryland NICU closed due to potentially fatal bacteria in water pipes

Asset tracking can transform healthcare

City water crisis tests hospital’s emergency plan

Five key benefits of addressable speaker technology in healthcare institutions

Considering geography in behavioral care architecture and design

Group opposes fast food franchises in healthcare facilities

Facility improvements can boost patient experiences and HCAHPS scores

Oregon Health and Science University Selects Active Power Flywheel UPS for Critical Power Protection

Banner Health data breach linked to food service payments

LED lighting delivers better light and healthy savings to Reston Hospital Center

California children's hospital planning family-friendly expansion

Using virtual reality to enhance the client experience

Alternative technologies can help to ease anxiety

Design trends in sports medicine

Universal Taps Paolicelli One Source Associates to Rep Products

L&L Holding Company and Schneider Electric Collaborate to Develop Smart Commercial Office Building

Ratings confusion: California hospital gets 5 stars and an F

Dayton Children’s Hospital partially evacuated during boiler trouble

Ohio hospital boosts security after staffer abducted from parking lot

Designing a catastrophe-resilient healthcare facility

Food service union files complaint against Mayo Clinic

Lab of the Future Report is Available

ICUs ease restrictions on visitors

Mississippi hospital stresses cleaning for infection control

Efficient facilities key strategies to reduce costs and maintain operations

Hospitals look to hotels for patient satisfaction tactics

Balancing privacy with safety

Closing the gap between building performance and code requirements with commissioning

Healthcare facility installs 'genius bar' to help patients with technology

N.J. healthcare facility opens state-of-the-art operating rooms

Illinois healthcare facility designed with patient satisfaction in mind

Sports medicine and academic medical centers stress collaboration

Studies Show Continuous Patient Monitoring Can Assist U.S. Medical Systems in Saving up to $15 Billion Annually

Pokémon exposes vulnerabilities at healthcare facilities

Hospitals adjusting equipment for overweight patients

Privacy weak spots in healthcare facilities

Japan creating security guidelines for healthcare facilities following Sagamihara killings

Navigating a changing healthcare landscape

Simulation center creates realistic learning environment

Ohio health and wellness center project designed to improve operational efficiencies

VA spent millions on art as veterans waited for care, report says

Hospital security urged to embrace CMS guidelines

ES staff can play key role in customer service

Facts crucial in evidence-based design

Mayo Clinic decision to outsource food service strikes nerve

CMS releases hospital star ratings

Designing homes for health

New design approaches to ambulatory care can help reach new populations

Chicago hospitals prepared for Lollapalooza rush

Olympus reportedly told U.S. managers not to issue a warning about contaminated scopes

North Carolina Health Care exec recognized by Campus Safety

Kentucky healthcare facility balances energy efficiency, infection control

Information security pros needed in healthcare

Looking at the future of healthcare design

Tomorrow's malls may offer colonoscopies next to the food court

Free valet service at healthcare facility makes positive first impression

Hospital upgrades ventilation with exterior system

Florida hospitals upgrade security following fatal shootings at healthcare facility

HHS cybersecurity task force has second in-person meeting

N.M. healthcare facility getting solar farm

Stylish security for healthcare facilities

Facility staffs express concern over security following Kanagawa stabbing

India hospital deaths blamed on power cut

Delivering internal customer service in healthcare facility security

Focusing on interiors and exteriors in healthcare environments

Legionella risks in building water systems

Research focuses on impact of reorienting patient beds

Art initiative makes children's healthcare facilities less scary

Why patient engagement is key to success in today’s value-based market

Designing a facility for virtual healthcare

Outdated security devices can get left behind

What you need to know about the new HIPAA guidance on ransomware

N.J. hospital earns top honors at culinary competition

New E. coli strain reinforces need for effective ES

At least one hospital embracing Pokémon Go (with limits)

Cleveland Clinic's green revolving fund paying off

Philly hospitals ready for potential convention issues

Mass General, others ban staff from playing Pokemon Go

Data overload could swamp healthcare Internet of Things

Hospitals taking cues from hospitality industry to improve patient experience

Minimizing traffic during surgery lowers infection rate

Patient food blamed for cases of lethal listeria infection in UK

Technology can streamline visitor management at healthcare facilities

N.C. healthcare facility fined for wastewater violations

More hospitals ask Pokemon Go players to stay off their grounds

White paper offered on emergency power system basics

Designing a better waiting room experience

Strategies to increase hand-hygiene compliance

Topeka healthcare facility plans resort-like amenities

Bug zapper plays role in Augusta Health infection control

CDC investigates Zika case not transmitted by mosquito, sexual contact

Missouri healthcare facilities ban Pokemon Go on campuses

Two dead after shooting in Florida healthcare facility patient room

Tucson hospital diverts trauma patients after electrical problem

Brisbane hospital set for major upgrades

Taser use in mental healthcare criticized

Healthcare administrators can do more good with a public health background

Advanced layout simplified - Hilti layout system PLT 300

Rolling Stone includes delivery rooms in list of strangest Pokestop locations

Operating room 'a sauna' after air conditioning malfunction at Pennsylvania healthcare facility

Hospitals prepped for convention protesters, delegates

Conditions of satisfaction key to project

Joint Commission makes changes to Plans for Improvement

Asbestos cleanup at Perth hospital sparking concerns

Tips for healthcare facilities dealing with Pokemon Go

A healthcare facility for young adults

Q&A: Two releasing devices for doors

Advanced condensing boilers remedy aging heating system at Chicago healthcare facility

The right surface materials can help to prevent infections

Patient visibility study focuses on bed placement

Focusing on keystone healthcare facility experiences with holistic design

Hospitals prepare for political conventions

Healthcare security systems more than five years old may be vulnerable

Another UPMC patient with mold infection dies

Commissioning an emergency power supply system

VA hospital saves energy with solar panels

A healthcare facilities manager's role in infection control

ECG Management Consultants and Kurt Salmon's Healthcare Division join forces

RCMA and ECA partner to apply roof coatings in North Philadelphia

Pokémon Go players cause problems at Provo hospital

Hospital uses video surveillance to help staff

Florida health system continues expansion spree

Water conservation efforts spreading

Cleaning healthcare facilities' 'grey zone' cuts infection risk

Tunable white light for healthcare facilities

Trends shaping cybersecurity

Strengthening an infection control protocol

Five ways an MHA improves organizational health

Family-centered design focuses on family needs of pediatric patients

Modern eye hospital design optimizes historic structures

Adaptive architecture benefits academic medical facilities

Infor launches digital division to deliver end-to-end transformation solutions

Energy performance contracts to become more commonplace and affordable — thanks to new Michigan law

SETECH partners with Azima DLI to enhance is services division

Security cameras get high marks from professionals

Mobile visitor management systems can improve efficiency

12 healthcare facilities planning upgrades

Long-term care design focuses on resident privacy

Designing privacy and safety into healthcare facilities

Healthcare Design announces HCD 10 winners

Energy to Care program gaining popularity

Mississippi healthcare facility focusing on employee health

Healthcare facility designs make a statement

Electronic hand-hygiene monitoring reduces MRSA HAIs by 42 percent

Health systems tailor programs to reach individual energy-efficiency goals

Telemedicine still waiting for 'Uber moment'

Prime vs. standby generators, final Tier 4 and what it means for facilities managers

FEMA sued over use of funds meant to restore medical services in Long Beach

Telemedicine is transforming healthcare

Benchmarking helps boost energy efficiency in hospitals

Analog-to-IP video system transition in healthcare facilities

Innovations in rural healthcare facilities explored

Hospital cited for dirty equipment in maternity unit

Is duodenoscope cross-contamination an outpatient facility risk?

Navigating the regulatory approval process

Connected technology: The healthcare professional’s new best friend

South Denver healthcare facility focuses on holistic care

Hospital security pros discuss video surveillance

Milwaukee-area hospital uses bottled water due to minerals in water

Tech solutions can soothe kids before surgery

FDA seeks data on hand sanitizer

Phoenix Children's Hospital certified as 'StormReady'

Connecticut VA Medical Center benefits from energy efficiency upgrades

The best IT certifications for a healthcare professional

Top 20 most beautiful hospitals in the U.S. named

Do hospital data security standards put patient safety at risk?

Lux features cut from over-budget Denver VA hospital

White paper explores value of interactive patient education systems

Elizabethkingia update: Original infection source remains unknown

Study says healthcare workers choose efficiency over password security

Virginia Mason's downgraded accreditation triggers probe

California healthcare facilities can electronically submit architectural plans

Mayo Clinic's new food vendor angers union

Denver health system building microhospitals

Study urges hospitals to step up cellphone cleaning

UPMC, AHN fined for illegal disposal of medical waste

Healing hospital budgets through sustainability

Lenbrook Retirement Community increases quality improvement scores and efficiency targets with the same outsourcing solution

Second untreatable superbug infection found in US

When active shooters invade healthcare facilities, having a plan matters

Johns Hopkins students improve Ebola protection suit

Hospitals combat violence in the ER

Healthcare with resort-like amenities coming to Utah

The case for proactive outbound notifications in healthcare contact centers

Hospital emergency preparedness initiative goes national

Cincinnati hospital accused of skirting safety procedures

Ransomware attacks increasingly common in healthcare facilities

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital project progressing

Fire and life safety for healthcare facilities

New certifications and manual available for healthcare security officers

Experts say real data needed to affect hand-hygiene compliance

Healthcare design can learn from airlines

Do antibacterial building materials pose a health risk?

Lapses cost Virginia Mason full accreditation

Gloves shown to transfer bacteria between surfaces

Preventing spread of common superbugs

Health system is reinventing emergency care

New CMS final fire safety regulations

Hospitals focus is on patient satisfaction

Academic medical centers rethinking traditional design

Safely eliminating unwanted residual odors from disinfection and maintenance products

Infection control credited for curbing MERS in dialysis unit

Biomedical engineers can be trained on virtual system

Internet of Medical Things exposes healthcare facilities' security weaknesses

Pasadena hospital deals with infection crisis

Hospitals have until November to prepare for new CMS rule

Infographic explores touchscreen hygiene in healthcare facilities

Legionella found in Allegheny General Hospital water tanks

Hospitals donate excess food to feed hungry

Healthcare facility retrofits deliver bottom-line benefits

Penn. healthcare facilities equipped for mass shooting

Architect discusses technology’s role in improving healthcare

Pictures of bacteria increases hand-washing compliance

NH ends Certificate of Need board

Predictions for bump in healthcare cybersecurity threats realized

N.Y. healthcare facility restricts water use over Legionnaires' threat

Hospital wins AHF NY second culinary competition

Hospital constantly updates disaster-response plans

Narrow wavelength of UV light safely kills drug-resistant bacteria

Hospitable service can improve HCAHPS scores

NIRON Piping System receives Massachusetts approval

Why aren’t healthcare waiting rooms more accommodating?

Gundersen Health System diverts 46 percent of its solid waste stream

Darkness as important as light for health

Infection scare forces hospital to cancel almost 200 operations

Purchasing sterile processing equipment: The service partnership

Seeing red for healthcare facility safety

Preparing a hospital communications system for an emergency?

Modular construction can save time, money in healthcare projects

Environmental services strategies for common superbugs

Healthcare Internet of Things can improve patient care

Pennsylvania patient sold heroin from hospital room

AZ healthcare system reports exposure of employee information

Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion designed for patient convenience, care coordination

Hand-hygiene video tracks healthcare workers' hands

Q&A: Security cameras in stairwells

'Ick factor' shown to boost hand-hygiene compliance

Germ-zapping robots boost OR infection control

New healthcare facility designed to change face of troubled community

Healthcare facilities moving to microfiber mop systems

State owes Illinois hospitals huge bill

Two new Elizabethkingia cases found in Wisconsin

New healthcare facility flooring healthy for environment

Security planning for healthcare facility emergencies

Health system recognized with sustainability award

New treatment room designed with user-oriented model

Retail invites interaction with community

VCU Health uses patient engagement cart to help tetraplegia patients

Sustainable materials offer financial benefits

New gender bias rule focuses on patient access, privacy

Plumbing systems should be simple and reliable

Aging population expected to create huge senior-care market

Internet of Things is disrupting healthcare

Healthcare security in the 21st century

Body-worn hand-hygiene system increases decontamination

One-stop-shop healthcare facility planned in Ariz.

CDC offers guide to prevent Legionnaires' disease outbreaks

Chris Evert Children's Hospital to get new name, renovations

Healthcare furniture getting techie

N.J. healthcare system drops Paterson hotel project

How to hire and retain a healthcare data security staff

Patient warming methods/equipment tested

How healthcare facilities respond to mass shootings

Construction in a working healthcare facility can be delicate

White paper on energy savings available

Improved scope cleaning with enhanced visual inspection

Off-site patients stay connected with wearable devices

New clinical outcome study shows 46% decrease in surgical site infection rates at Lowell General Hospital

Allante Touch by Morbern resists denim-dye transfer

Q&A: Are eyewash stations needed in all janitor's closets?

New regulations create questions on patient rooms vs. 'sleeping rooms'

Toxic smoke protection for patients, staff urged

Ontario healthcare facility making the hospital safer for psychiatric patients

Va. hospital security guard will not be charged in patient shooting

Keeping patients at home can cut errors

Healthcare facility workflow improved by Internet of Things

Scripps Health opens John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion

Many hospitals are banning flowers, balloons and stuffed animals

Demolition begins at old Children’s Memorial Hospital

Connecticut hospital uses a rooftop garden, local farming to boost patient satisfaction

Retailer data could change the healthcare experience

Kaiser Permanente shifting foodservice focus to health and wellness

Hospitals adopting a variety of shades of green

GCX assists VCU Health with patient engagement cart to help tetraplegia patients regain independence

Ottawa hospital to install safety alarms after attack on nurse

Healthcare foodservice game changers

Are ICUs too loud?

Preparing for an accreditation survey

Traditional exam rooms do not support modern healthcare

Eye care clinic's ultraviolet light systems prevent hospital acquired infections; promote IAQ

'Floating hospital' has been treating patients for 150 years

British Columbia to spend $40 million to build, update nursing homes

Investors attracted to healthcare building sector

Memphis VA cited after body tissue found in drain

Architectural decisions can impact dementia patients

Changes in healthcare include focus on prevention

Experts outline evidence-based practice competencies for healthcare facilities

Eleven at Pasadena hospital may have died from a superbug outbreak

Healthy wireless signals in hospitals

ICU noise levels can exceed standards

Protect networked IP cameras from cyberattacks

Nominees announced for 'Most Beautiful Hospital'

Weighing the risks of OR surveillance

A toxin-free healthcare facility for the future

Calif. rehab hospital adds medical-surgical unit

Healthcare facility lighting strategies

Water restrictions, testing for legionella continue at N.Y. healthcare facility

Tornado-ready-hospital project recognized

Eaton delivers enhanced efficiency for emergency and auxiliary lighting applications with New 93PM UL 924 UPS models

New superbug reaches the U.S.

Developing a floor-cleaning program for healthcare facilities

Baton Rouge Health District designed for community wellness

Healthcare focusing on millennials

Hospital HVAC retrofit uses external facade return air ducts

Electrical, power, lighting in stand-alone healthcare buildings

Analytics alone don’t save money

Design strategies for med/surg rooms

Hospitals with the quietest patient rooms

Healthy energy: Creating outage-resilient hospital facilities

Nurses can build better community health strategies with newly updated how-to guide

What's a healthcare facility's liability when a patient falls?

Twenty-five healthcare facilities honored for environmental excellence

Study looks at impact of sink location on hand-hygiene compliance

Designing family space in the ICU

Sound study helps hospital reduce noise

Using video monitoring to reduce patient falls

Decaying Long Island VA healthcare facility closes operating rooms

California hospital pharmacy called infection risk

San Francisco in healthcare construction boom

UPMC settles with family of transplant patient in mold case

UF Health retrocommission, automation cut energy costs

White paper addresses healthcare facility cost-shifting

Violent crime in hospitals dropped in 2015

Oregon healthcare facility evolves to aid transgender patients

Kaiser Permanente opens community health hub in California

Boston hospital retooling cafeteria to stress wellness

UV light kills CRE in 15 minutes

Filter removes viruses from water

Healthcare groups launch 'green' purchasing co-op

Sto Corp. introduces the next generation of StoCoat Lotusan

Hospital security guards indicted for patient death

What healthcare facility professionals need to know about the 2012 Life Safety Code

Hospital workers prep with earthquake simulator

Lean process improvements boost ICU workflow

Wi-Fi offers opportunities for device innovation

N.Y. children's hospital rethinks wayfinding with new facility

Dancing to the hand-hygiene tune

Albuquerque hospital actively seeks locally grown produce, meats

Sports medicine center design honored

Methodist Healthcare’s Memphis project starts as 'need' rule ends

Lapses in infection control found at UCLA and Cedars-Sinai

OSHA may make hospital workplace injury data public

Will new overtime regulations affect healthcare facilities?

Surgical equipment safety issues remain at Ann Arbor VA

What does the Internet of Things mean for healthcare?

Healthcare televisions enable hospitals to offer patient-centric care

Clearing the air around hospitals

Study focuses on design's impact on outpatient facility communication

Hospitals urged to follow mold protocol

Field hospital set up to serve workers restoring Canadian city after fire

Mass. hospital equips some staff with walkie-talkies to call for help

Mobile clinics increase access to healthcare

Cleveland Clinic launches green revolving fund

From ambulance to ward with iPads

RIDGID upgrades non-contact infrared thermometer, now reads higher temperatures

Syntel strengthens delivery capabilities for health insurers with HealthEdge partnership

Tubelite introduces Therml-Block ribbon window

Protecting healthcare workers from Zika during birth process

Study says poor healthcare facility design may hurt nurses' performance

Healthcare facility staff called key to patient safety

N.Y. bill would give healthcare facilities' security officers peace officer status

N.Y. adult care facilities reviewing security after robbery

Healthcare facilities encouraging wellness with on-site nutritional resources

Pa. hospital expands for expected increase in births

Eaton’s LED products honored for innovation and excellence in Next Generation Luminaires SSL Design Competition and LIGHTFAIR Innovation Awards

Nation’s top leaders in healthcare sustainability announce new purchasing marketplace

N.Y. healthcare facility resident contracts Legionnaires' disease

The value of sustainability in healthcare

Venezuela’s failing hospitals lack reliable power, water supplies

A new approach to master planning

Bio-Active cyanuric acid reducer lowers pool maintenance costs without chemicals

CDC links UPMC mold infections to improper use of negative-pressure rooms

Lebanon VA Center project creates a flexible therapy space

Study lists high-touch OR areas

Managing fluid waste in the OR

Carolina East Health System installs thin client workstations

Program helps healthcare facilities to reduce energy usage

Q&A on healthcare design for wellness

New product expands specialty float options

Linetec displays curved extrusions finished with Valspar’s Fluropon Effects Nova coatings

PDIHealthcare announces launch of Prevantics Device Swab Strip, designed with convenience in mind

Upsite Technologies' '4 R's' approach to airflow management shown to lower PUE and increase equipment reliability

Live white python falls from ceiling in Tacoma hospital

CMS, Joint Commission adopting 2012 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code

Washington boosting healthcare facilities' security after escapes

Mayo Clinic investing in Fla. healthcare facility

NIST design guide could impact healthcare cybersecurity

Groups promote caregivers' role in design

Architect talks about 'designing for wellness'

Columbia Lighting introduces MPL Megaplane LED Industrial High Bay/Low Bay

Essendant updates its Boardwalk brand with a new look and expanded product selection

The Waterfall event center features endless skylight provided by Super Sky, finished by Linetec

Milwaukee hospital adds dogs to security team

Texas healthcare system opens more 'patient-friendly' facility

Antibacterial soaps, disinfectants and antiseptics can result in more bacteria

Strategic dispenser placement key for hospital hand hygiene

CDC launches campaign to improve hand-hygiene compliance

Caregivers develop careers in healthcare facility design

Making a wellness connection

Linetec 'Select and Spec' samples available at AIA and online at its Architectural Resource Center

FDA cancels recall of superbug-linked scope cleaners

Oakland hospital building an energy-efficient acute care tower

Nurses are being recruited to contribute to healthcare facility design

Hospital's surveillance cameras identify woman stealing baby

How to measure the value of wellness efforts

Schneider Electric announces Silicon Valley innovation program

CMS ruling lets ASCs operate as timeshare properties

N.H. hospital looks outside to improve facilities management

Injunction to stop demolition of Boston Children’s Hospital healing garden rejected

Visuals show where to place hand-sanitizer dispensers in healthcare facilities

Good healthcare facility design depends on cooperation

Creating a patient watch program

Healthcare facility wellness resources

Biloxi VA facility opens textile processing facility

Benefits of wireless access control in a healthcare facility

Facility management critical to infection control

HDTV system gives Steward Health Hospital quality entertainment to enhance patient experience

Safety violations cited in hospital construction injury

Cleveland health system campus designed for wellness

Crystal IS expands product line to include high-powered UVC LEDs for disinfection of water, air and surfaces

Gerflor USA strengthens market presence, expertise

Pennsylvania’s Crozer-Chester Medical Center’s 40-foot-diameter skylight finished by Linetec

MDLIVE to offer behavioral health services as part of Walgreens mental health platform

Ninety percent of California’s acute care healthcare facilities are no longer at risk of collapse during an earthquake

Cross-contamination prevention tips

Healthcare facilities management can curb spread of super bugs

Toronto hospital an all-digital healthcare facility

Keeping diseases out of healthcare facilities

Children's hospital designed for access to nature

Joint Commission recently OK'd deletion of 131 requirements

Healthcare accounts for 23% of all data breaches

Nursing homes working to protect wandering dementia patients

Enhancing patient satisfaction and provider efficiency in healthcare with in-building wireless

Oklahoma healthcare facility readies for reopening three years after tornado

Hospital staff climbing to wellness

U.S. hospitals with cleanest rooms ranked

Cree launches SmartCast manager

An 18-year-old invents copper pajamas to fight MRSA

Minneapolis healthcare facility looks like an Apple store

Keys to healthcare facility staff food and drink

Cleveland health system transforming campus and community

Boosting efficiency in healthcare retail foodservice

Holiday Inn opens on Cleveland Clinic campus

Meet the microbes living on your hospital floor

Rise of IoT prompts facility professionals to invest in analytics according to new study

Eaton’s LED Luminaire named an Edison Awards winner

Sloan introduces TruFlush Flushometer for global markets

VISTAMATIC privacy glass solutions partners with Reading Hospital for $354 million, 476,000-square-foot expansion

Boston healthcare facility includes a room for highs

Operating room fire reveals lapse in safety planning

Real time location systems in healthcare

Psychiatric hospital design caters to different populations

Hospitals urged to consider worker safety when choosing a disinfectant

Legionnaire’s disease – challenges and solutions

Pitt Plastics introduces new ECO Strong Plus can liners

NFPA to offer life safety specialist certification for healthcare facility professionals

Integrating security into healthcare design

CMS publishes final rule on fire safety requirements for certain healthcare facilities

Invading pigeons don't stop Calif. hospital construction, but funding issues could

Muskegon hospital will use Lean design for $271 million medical center

Hospital has Vancouver Island's largest array of solar power

Tips for more effective maintenance planning and scheduling

Strategic dispenser placement important for hand hygiene in hospitals

Legrand introduces outdoor power solutions

CISCA presents Construction Excellence Awards to two projects featuring ROCKFON ceiling systems

Video games used in hospital safety training

Alberta funding more healthcare facility maintenance

'Sanctuary' sculpture inspired by disaster at Okla. hospital site

Hospital project setting energy conservation standards

Review of the HHS/CMS fire safety requirements completed

Healthcare data security perimeter should be at server level

SL Green joins NYC mayor’s zero waste challenge across 2 million square feet

Cloud-based automated load management and EPSS for hand-held devices

Amedica completes debt exchange and reduces debt obligations by 47% year-over-year

Worker protection guidelines for Zika

Doctor fired for hiding spy pens in bathroom to catch thief

Researchers develop an anti-biofilm nano coating

Hotel concept designed to reduce the stress of hospital stays

Modernizing disaster response plans for 2016 and beyond

Entering the male-dominated healthcare facility management

Emergency department physical changes respond to operational needs

Aquion Energy’s AHI Batteries and ideal power’s power conversion system bring energy independence and resiliency to Sonoma winery

Expert blames all Ebola outbreaks on infection control lapses

Designing to support healthy lifestyles

Standby systems for hospital campuses

Healthcare system adding microwave meals to food service

Meijer adding medical clinics inside more stores

Preventive maintenance can help healthcare facility budget

T&S Brass receives top South Carolina manufacturing award

Introducing GMAX: A new standard for Garland Manufacturing excellence

Exacq Technologies announces integration with Sensormatic’s new Synergy Series

Boston hospital security officers 'armed' for on-site ODs

Healthcare facilities need a building envelope and HVAC strategy for patients' well-being

Elizabethkingia bacteria found in a baby in Wisconsin

Effective rooftop management can benefit a healthcare facility

Healthcare facilities bring IoT to patient care

Designing to fight Ebola

Louisiana hospitals with cleanest rooms ranked

Autani adds EnOcean devices to IoT space

Renovation without interruption

Children banned from hospital's roof garden due to safety fears

Violence-plagued Minnesota hospital on lockdown after man threatens self-immolation

Non-emergency patients steered away from Dubai hospital’s new ER

Hollywood healthcare facility plans $200 million expansion

Planning a hybrid operating room for flexibility

Patient meals declared a safety issue at N.Z. hospital

What can behavioral healthcare facilities do to reduce workplace violence?

CDC hasn't yet found source of Elizabethkingia outbreak in Wisconsin

Going tobacco free can be hard for healthcare facilities

Simulation centers can help support healthcare

U.K. care village cited for failure to make improvements

Healthcare facilities serve free meals for kids

6 Illinois deaths tied to different strain of Elizabethkingia than seen in Wisconsin

FDA increases estimate of scope-related infections

Hospitals are adopting high-tech innovations

Should healthcare design see the light (bulb)?

California hospital ripped over stalled tower

Hospitals and mixed-use are a good fit

Q&A on emergency outlet locations

Texas A&M releases recommendations on 'campus carry' law

GAO focuses on violence in healthcare settings

Hospital sterilizing departments recognized

Options for funding energy-efficiency projects

Garden supporters sue to stop Boston Children's Hospital expansion

Nominate an exceptional cleaning manager

Designing for a rapidly changing cancer care environment

Getting improvements through hospital renovation planning

Diversey Care initiative provides aid to regions lacking proper hand hygiene resources

New air balance manual includes chapter on testing, balancing healthcare facilities

Post-occupancy evaluation shows the benefits of evidence-based design

It's time to design for aging

Factors to consider when choosing a venue for healthcare training

10 top patient safety hazards of 2016 named

Technology and physician shortages affect how healthcare is delivered in rural areas

Fall prevention standards called potential game changer

Wisconsin officials waited months to announce Elizabethkingia outbreak

Understanding a medical office lease

Life safety assessments for healthcare facilities

New facilities created to treat mental health emergencies

Geisinger CEO speaks about system's efforts on patient satisfaction

Coordinated response urged for emerging superbug

Rethinking reading room design

Report focuses on improving cleaning and disinfection of surfaces

Warming cabinets updated

Guide focuses on how hospital's physical environment can impact patient experience

Detroit hospital cancels surgeries because of discolored water

Houston area building, expanding hospitals

Q&A: Keeping surfaces clean in hospitals

Two babies die in hospital superbug outbreak

Md. critical care unit renovating for greater efficiency

Monetizing outpatient facility holdings

Washington hospital reports infection control breach

Va. VA medical center told to improve cleanliness, training

Healthcare system's ransomware attack allowed by known security flaw

Hawaii passes bill to ban smoking at state health facilities

Invention for killing mosquito eggs could help Zika fight

Expanding a healthcare simulation center

Ebola virus discovered after high-isolation unit is cleaned

Joint Commission updates emergency management info after Brussels attack

Campaign targets hazardous smoke from ORs

Hospital's new food service hitting snags

Tribal college opens first healthcare facility

Streamlining outpatient facility patient flow

Designing an adaptable rehabilitation facility

Optimizing patient flow in an ambulatory setting

Holistic lighting can positively impact healthcare setting

Should distribution equipment or coordination study come first?

Elizabethkingia outbreak spreads to Illinois

Outpatient facilities embracing Lean design

Architecture, engineering and construction firms are cautiously optimistic about Affordable Care Act

White paper on rubber floors in healthcare environment offered

Cleaning GI scopes with steam sterilization

Benefits of partnering with suppliers

Great Plains Health selects Spectra 1100 to reduce healthcare acquired infections

U.K. healthcare facility to generate its own power with windmill

A strategy for proper exchange carts usage

Tampa Bay area experiencing healthcare construction boom

Study says Yelp healthcare facility reviews useful

Healthcare facilities laundry breach infection control tests

Saving money with healthcare facility construction

Lightweight hand-held barcode terminals

Temperature sensor trend research by Freshloc Technologies Inc. healthcare temperature monitoring company

Cal Poly student startup Applied Silver scores big for Mustang athletes

AAAHC Elects 2016 board officers

Eaton named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the EPA

Is a healthcare facility's VIP syndrome worth the side effects?

Detroit healthcare facility creates cardboard model during design

"Cleaning' hospital food

Hospital uses real-time location system to improve security, safety and operations

Q&A on locks on cable on sprinkler pipe

Endress+Hauser announces Spring 2016 training courses

New water pre-treatment systems increase efficiency and minimizes maintenance

Texas health system switches to private security force

Evaluating the value proposition of project vendors

Rebuilding L.A.'s Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital

Technology can boost healthcare facility operations

Improving healthcare facility security

DAQ's credential management and access control solution receives FICAM certification

Texas Rangers enhance fan experience and energy efficiency at Globe Life Park with Eaton’s advanced Ephesus LED lighting and controls system

Waiver and equivalency confusion

Milwaukee's Zablocki VA hospital to open house for families

Temple University Hospital employees douse a fire in a patient's room

Designing outdoor rehab spaces

OR/procedure room cleaning checklists available

Hospital builds data center on parking garage roof

Dude Solutions introduces TheWorxHub for healthcare facilities

Solutions to ER overcrowding fall short

Healthcare met politics long ago

Maintaining a healthcare facility emergency power system

Hospital puts out call to artists for healing-art project

Oregon healthcare facility operates waste-recycling facility

Fulham receives Class P listing for 60W LED drivers from Underwriter Laboratories

Health system opens grocery store in food desert

Tennessee hospital to close because of needed repairs

Q&A on locks on ABC dry powder fire extinguishers

Dedicated clinics created to treat most fragile children

Study says hospital air helps spread bacteria

U.K. hospital plans investigation after patient climbs onto roof

EarlySense launches new multi-parameter alert to support hospital sepsis protocol

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care upholds quality, value of Walgreens patient services

Space problems at Florida hospital leaves patient in hallway for 2 days

Internet of Things growing in healthcare facilities

All areas of healthcare facilities need air purification

Psychiatric hospital cited for safety issues

Designing rehab centers to promote progress

Waiting room signage keeps families informed

Nlyte Software certified for integration with HPE OneView

Healthcare facility works to use water wisely

Urgent care centers gain in popularity

Healthcare facilities can generate energy savings with GPOs

Hospital addressing cause of Legionella death

Common misconceptions about QAC

Physicians, patients can inform the design of change-ready facilities

MD Anderson Cancer Center submits plan to comply with new Texas gun law

Facilities professionals have role in patient safety initiatives

Hospital cafeteria upgrades focus on health, improved experience

Integrating capital planning and facility management

Modesto hospital disinfects rooms with robotic housekeeper

Improving healthcare facility infection prevention and control by design

Elizabethkingia outbreak spreads from Wisconsin to Michigan

Solar-powered sterilization box facility allows for safer surgeries in developing countries

Northwestern Memorial Hospital honored for forward-thinking design

Healthcare facility uses pets to help stressed-out clinicians

15 safety violations cited at VA hospital

How to design a healthcare workplace

Hospitals are prepared for events like Brussels bombings

Creating environments for the chronically ill

Health system partners with Uber to transport patients

Why customer service matters in healthcare

Managing the risks and disruption for healthcare construction

Common lapses in healthcare facility infection prevention

Elizabethkingia death toll rises to 17 in Wisconsin

Nurse calls for increased hospital safety after attack

N.J. healthcare facility fighting for safer chemical regulations

Survey shows outpatient construction doubled

Oklahoma hospital adjusting to campus expansion

Paper and printing as a key source of communication for healthcare

UV-C air treatment system reduces infectious bacteria in the air on a continuous basis

C. diff called deadly plague American hospitals refuse to face

Hospitals seeing need to improve their physical environment

Hospital parking permit plan has staff fearing for safety

Healthcare enters new cybersecurity era

Q&A on locks on patient sleeping rooms

Are biofilms from hospital shower pipes harmful?

New emergency facility planned for downtown Toledo

Study looks at disinfection of mobile devices

Illinois hospital project hits roadblock

Patients leaving hospitals with superbugs on their hands

Noise and vibration monitoring eases hospital renovation projects

Canadian hospital handles ransomware attack

Atlanta hospital upgrades environmental services

Improving the patient discharge process

Keys to healthcare facility maintenance excellence

CDC compares hospital cleaning methods

Mini VRF system from Johnson Controls combines high efficiency with remarkable flexibility

Power cut off for hospital in Puerto Rico that owes $4 million

Bacterial biofilms in hospital water pipes may be pathogenic

Working with law enforcement for better healthcare facility security

Va. move to allow nursing home cameras delayed

Florida outpatient center designed with Lean principles

Healthcare industry needs new building types

Kansas College Hospitals to allow guns on campus

Hospitality a key component for senior care facilities

Healthcare facilities are among the most common applications for antimicrobial and antibacterial coatings

Ohio behavioral facility reviewing security after employees assaulted

Healthcare construction growth led by MOBs

Nevada healthcare project worked to engage surrounding city

GRESB launches health and well-being module for the real estate industry

Hospitals changing ERs to meet demand for routine care

Hospitals using healing power of nature

Dominican Republic cardiovascular center designed around tree theme

Ontario healthcare facility to close cafeteria to 'stem losses'

Focus on positive patient experiences is the new trend for healthcare equipment

Sacramento healthcare facility loses backup power due to flooding

Deloitte LeasePoint powered by IBM to address new accounting lease standards

ISM introduces new line of miniature filters for flow control

Ashkin sees sustainability reporting trend spreading to building and cleaning industries

What is Elizabethkingia, the rare bacterial infection spreading in Wisconsin?

Charlotte VA Health Care Center designed for one-stop care

Stolen laptop leads to data breach in Kansas healthcare facility

Healthcare laundry equipment installed ‘cleanly’ at medical research facility

Infection rates decline at Florida hospital

Dealing with workplace violence at ambulatory care facilities

Throwback photo of hospital ship

Massachusetts healthcare facilities commit to antibiotic stewardship through food purchasing

Vermont healthcare facility honored for food service

Q&A on connecting bridges

Lean approach can boost OR cleaning efficiency

Hospital held ransom highlights healthcare as a vulnerable cyber target

Rain blamed as cost of Austin hospital rises

Healthcare facilities evolving as America's obesity rates rise

Texas Children's Hospital campus planned for future expansion

Modernizing healthcare facility management

Changes to ICC building and fire codes

Elite are among America's germiest hospitals

Facility management leaders discuss the next generation

UV mobile device sterilizer designed to reduce contamination

South Dakota hospital to lose Medicare funding over safety issues

Where to find inspiration for healthcare design

Ensuring hospital power system reliability

Tips on using boot baths

Lead found in water at N.J. healthcare facility

'Five-star' hospital planned in Dubai

Freestanding EDs growing in popularity

Joint Commission updates sentinel event statistics

Are hand dryers germ spreaders?

ERs working to improve autistic patients' experience

2016 Vista Award winners announced

New AdPanel display by Britten Studios lights media with brilliant LEDs

Camden Door Controls unveils innovative range of slim-line keypads

Wisconsin health officials search for source of deadly infections

Indiana hospital disarms its police officers

Facility renovation focuses on healthy living

Antibacterial properties of graphene-oxide explored

Designing a medical school to serve a changing industry

Wilfrid Laurier University selects Johnson Controls as energy service company partner

LEDtronics introduces its brightest lights ever: LED high mast flood lights

Southern California hospitals releasing CRE into municipal sewers

Rubber flooring can enhance healthcare facility safety

NICU adds parent resource library

Disposing of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals

Do armed guards make health facility pharmacies safer?

New prototype to address ER overcrowding

Deb USA launches Deb InstantFOAM Complete – The complete solution for hand sanitizing

RCMA reflective roof rebates database now available to the public

ROCKFON’s Inspired By You shares exceptional ceiling designs from around the world

Some fear free-standing emergency rooms are being confused with urgent care facilities

Creating a good first impression for a senior care facility

Joint and spine center boasts comforts of home

StoneSprings Hospital Center pared down to maximize efficiency

Workplace wellness on the rise

Sherwin-Williams announces 2015 ProVisions vendor award winners

New capability makes Fluke Connect Assets the only system that saves measurements directly from the test tool to the work order

Keeping elderly patients safe and secure

Create a safe space for bathing dementia patients

Hospital design brings in natural light

Lean initiatives can help healthcare facilities' environmental services' bottom line

Study finds increase in use when hand sanitizer is located in hospital lobby

Greenheck expands Model EQB line of mixed flow inline fans

Ways healthcare facilities can reduce their environmental footprint

Hospitals to cut purchases of furniture with antimicrobials

Continuing care facilities offer range of options

Cardiovascular care facility removes fabrics to boost infection control

Selecting a healthcare facility's uninterruptible power supply

Designing a biocontainment unit

Infection rates decline at Florida hospital after Xenex germ-zapping robots used for room disinfection

Preparing for the emergencies in a healthcare facility

Lighting company testing fixtures that can kill bacteria

Design can help a healthcare facility save energy

Q&A on interior finish

ES staff forms choir to boost patient engagement

Canadian college advances to integrated security solution from Tyco security products

Leviton introduces industry’s first dual function receptacle

Noble Americas Energy Solutions helped the School District of Philadelphia implement an energy cost reduction program

Guardian Glass brings views, comfort to cancer center patients, staff

Flint's water never tested for Legionella

Lessening ED stress with design

Throwback photo of disaster planning

Intensifying HAI prevention: Standardized manual cleaning plus UV disinfection equals best current practice

Low-voltage infrastructure important for healthcare facilities

Medical school uses renovated space in Cleveland Clinic hospital

ASCO redefines mobile notifications with 5170 Quad-Ethernet Module

Hospitals need dependable and cost-efficient power

Benchmarks for hospital room cleaning times

Study says copper surfaces destroy MRSA

Industry leaders say durability and flexibility key for hospital infrastructure

N.Y. hospital security manager puts safety first

N.C. gets $9 million mobile disaster hospital

High-impact signs from Visual Workplace help create safe lean workplaces

Environmental services team leading infection battle

Healthcare facilities use green initiatives to curb effects of pollution on health

Too many patients using ER as primary care as Northern Colorado companies build ERs to meet demand

Transition to the New Parkland takes more than planning

Integrating nurse call and patient locator systems can cut response times

Height-adjustable bathroom fixtures can make life easier for people with mobility challenges

Phoenix VA postpones surgeries due to mechanical issues

Privacy by design in behavioral health facilities

New Parkland Hospital gets bold exterior

Expert says longterm care execs' salary hikes may 'trickle down' to facility staff

Expanded scope cleaning process comes with higher costs

Wisconsin hospitals' best-rated rooms

Health system investing $3 million in competitor's MRI facilities to join 'convenience revolution'

Palo Alto Medical Foundation recognized for interior design

Research says no disinfectants completely remove bacterial biofilms from water lines

Cubicle curtains come with infection issues

Going from management to leadership

American Dynamics VideoEdge introduces facial biometrics for quicker investigations

Va. bill would remove longterm care facilities' option to bar cameras in rooms

Divide and conquer for better OR cleaning

Saskatchewan healthcare facility plans to be redesigned

Q&A on waste containers

NFMT session to address compliance training of hospital employees for infection control

Boston Children’s Hospital told to slow down expansion

Surveying patients on healthcare facility designs

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia addition features nine of Valspar’s PVDF colors

Building professionals turn to Coleman HVAC Fault Detection and Diagnostics to simplify the service process

Deadly crash reveals healthcare facilities are using old aircraft to transport patients

Hospital laundry contract awarded to company caught drying garments in the open air

Keys to effectively plan for emergencies

Some link microcephaly to water supply rather than Zika

Art in healthcare facilities can help wayfinding, branding

Preventing 270,000 emergency room eye injuries per year

Investigation finds serious sanitary issues at Pa. nursing homes

Monitoring technology protects hospital patients from renovation noise, dust

Congress may merge VA hospitals with military facilities

Red Teams can enhance hospital security

Maryland system repurposed office space into flexible healthcare facility

Rochester hospitals join to fight C. Diff.

St. Louis agency studying feasibility of healthcare clinics at MetroLink stations

Connecticut medical group co-locates multiple practices into new outpatient building

Boosting healthcare facility cleaning best practices

Using climate data for healthcare facility planning

Hospitals with the unhealthiest food options

Designing compliant hospital pharmacies

Hospital uses steam to boost food choices, reduce waste

Bacteria-killing paint may be a passive weapon against HAIs

Throwback Thursday photo highlights '70s laundry co-op

ByteGrid achieves EHNAC outsourced services accreditation for data centers

Safety/risk debated with more hospital guards armed

N. C. hospital offers free shuttle service during construction

Today’s healthcare facility leader needs to be flexible

Designing for the telemedicine spaces of the future

Safe showers and water temperature key to senior facility safety

Use the energy of a new building to transform operations

House OKs bill to tighten control on VA projects

Designing ambulatory spaces for staff interaction

Industry benefiting from laundry's growing importance in healthcare

Protecting healthcare facilities from bed bugs

Purchasing software in the healthcare industry

Northwestern Memorial Hospital adds fine dining option

Flint hospitals working to ensure water safety

Inquest into Legionella death finds hospital failed to keep water supply safe

New digital-first hospital plagued by people problems

Energy efficient lighting at Virginia VA hospital to help fund additional services

Hospital creates interactive journey for young patients

Texas healthcare facility recognized for revamping alarm management system

Why the FDA took years to warn about scope-related infections

Virginia hospitals projects Lean toward success

Creating a safer healthcare facility

How healthcare facilities managers achieve energy efficiency

Including telehealth in a healthcare facility strategy

Designing for short-stay patients

Healthcare facilities save money when staff takes the stairs

Hospital security guards want power to detain or restrain violent patients

Rural Michigan adding healthcare facilities to schools

How design can streamline doctor visits

Nurses offer insights into healthcare design

Infographic: Understanding and preventing hospital-acquired infections

Healthcare worker hand size can impact infection control efforts

New Orleans' VA hospital slowly moves ahead

Healthcare building boom makes construction crane Florida's state bird

Improving patient experience focus of healthcare construction

Staff training, retention key for environmental services

Q&A on egress hardware

Boosting infection control efforts in outpatient facilities

Healthcare facility design can boost the spirit of wellness

Evolving healthcare market has specific flooring needs

Environmental services managers says they are pressured to reduce labor

Central line-associated infection control environmental cleaning

OSHA certifies New Jersey occupational safety and health plan for state and local government workers

Is your healthcare facility helipad good to go?

Hospitals recognized for rooftop gardens, meatless meals

The Internet of Things could lead to smarter healthcare

Quaternary ammonium chloride and its advantages in healthcare facilities

Carrying BIM into facility management requires effective documentation

Exam room design trends to watch

Kemper System to demo new liquid-applied ‘cool roof’

Santa Clara area hospitals gearing up for Super Bowl fans

Chicago prepares for a post-Ebola public health crisis

Reusable mattress covers cut infection rates at healthcare facilities

Fargo area struggling to fill healthcare positions

Understanding the true cost of HAIs

Advocate Christ Medical Center patient tower project used hybrid ILPD model

Pullman Regional Hospital deploys Pavisse to enhance patient safety

Powers introduces digital water mixing and recirculation system for use in commercial and institutional facilities

Poor infection control practices linked to rise of hepatitis C among dialysis patients

Healthcare facility fined when non-surgical towel is found in patient

Hospitals launch creative campaigns to improve hand hygiene

LA hospital spends $70 million on an IT infrastructure

Three top 2015 hospital projects recognized

A tracking system can improve infection control

ER shooting sparks security concerns at Tampa Bay hospital

Medical device and pharmaceutical regulations focus on patient safety

Grandview Medical Center brings abandoned healthcare facility to life

White paper on digital signage for healthcare available

Q&A on endoscopy ventilation requirements

Plain language replacing color-coded alerts at some hospitals

Real estate development in healthcare requires a focus on details

Keys to maintenance excellence

Hospitals tailoring services to older patients

Coordinating workplace violence prevention with community partners

Study says well-fed bed bugs are harder to kill

Alder Hey project builds a park into a hospital

Five moments when hand hygiene compliance needs to be a priority

Las Vegas Valley getting new hospital model

The Center for Health Design offers clinic design post-occupancy evaluation toolkit

Study finds C. diff. raises patient costs by 40 percent

ROLO Box Dumper from SP Industries:

Queens housing homeless in hospital’s decontamination unit

Queensland healthcare facility cuts costs via energy optimization

Key control technology can enhance security in healthcare facilities

Pedestrian traffic in Montreal healthcare facility parking lot raises safety concerns

New safety measures to be implemented to prevent suicide at Irish hospital

California hospitals' water conservation efforts continue

OSHA gives Brigham & Women's list of ways to improve safety

293 patients at Mass. hospital possibly endangered by improperly disinfected colonoscopes

Va. healthcare facilities mobilized for winter storm

Emory University Hospital had 72 hours to ready isolation unit for 2014 Ebola patients

New ER model means less cost and shorter visit

Impact of design on staff satisfaction and well-being key concern for 2015

Design turns medical scans into adventures

East Coast healthcare facilities prepared for storm

Aurora Health Care to invest $40 million in sports research center

Providers respond as hospital violence incidents rise

Mayo Clinic uses robots to fight Clostridium difficile bacteria

New cancer center design stresses the need for human and natural connections

Q&A on eyewash station locations

Demand drives Inland Empire-East industrial market deal

Utah legislation would allow cameras in assisted living facility rooms

Nursing home residents in North Texas in limbo after tornado damages facility

Idaho healthcare facility tests active shooter response

Understanding design's role in patient falls

Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children expansion built for families

A healthcare facility's wayfinding system should provide clear language for direction-giving

Boston Medical Center's 208,000-pound bridge installed in one day

Death after mechanical lift accident at nursing home spurs concerns

Consolidating healthcare facility services creates economies of scale

Healthcare facility’s LEED Silver design reflects Cherokee history

BIM benefits for healthcare facilities management

Comparing boomer and millennial healthcare facility design preferences

Oprah weighs in on paper vs. air debate for hand hygiene

Indiana hospital opens $83 million surgery center expansion

Hospitals join global climate change efforts

Is your healthcare facility's security just on the surface?

Healthcare facilities need physical safeguards for healthcare data security

Sustainable design concern return to front burner

Healthcare facilities could be penalized for banning guns under Texas law

Hospital security guards fired for removing violent patient from E.R.

Designing facilities for the international patient

Students challenged with complex healthcare design project

Preparing skilled nursing facilities for emergencies

Q&A on fire extinguisher maintenance

$700 million to rebuild Brooklyn hospital still unspent

Healthcare facility expands before construction ends

Mayo Clinic plans $92.7 million in facility and equipment upgrades

Connecting new and existing systems in a central utility plant

Tailoring pest management for different healthcare facilities

D.C. hospital patient's death after altercation with guards ruled a homicide

Report finds more infections from dirty scopes

Hospitals eliminating antibiotics from meal offerings

N.Z. hospital water supply threatened by political dispute

Strategies to decrease healthcare workplace violence

New year's hot topics involve managing and mitigating risks

Advocate to buy Chicago Walgreens health clinics

San Diego healthcare facility completes modernization with minimal disruption

More hospitals adding birthing centers

Arkansas health facility launches $130 million master plan

New models of ambulatory care

Healthcare facility standards support organizational goals

Emerson Network Power debuts power switching and control interface that simplifies management and helps increase power reliability

NIBS, RICS project seeks ways to expand use of public-private partnerships, promote high-performance buildings

New STTI book shares how to cope with high stress levels and avoid nurse burnout

Children's hospital reviews security after parents OD

California hospital honored for forward-thinking design

'First-of-its-kind' medical campus planned in Houston

Missouri hospital designed for a culture of innovation

Software can help connect healthcare facility's systems

Q&A on suite entrance doors

Hospital's use of temporary furnaces causes air quality problems

Healthcare changes may create position 'chief patient experience officer'

California medical centers designed for efficiency

Urgent care spaces evolving with growing demand

ECRI list of healthcare innovations includes medical device cybersecurity

Establishing a generator rental plan

LG Electronics' LED commercial lighting solutions approved for California utility rebate program

Habito: A revolution in high-performance drywall

New hazardous waste rules focus on labs and healthcare facilities

London hospitals install sanitizing door handles

Access credentials among trends in healthcare security

New health technology helping construction projects

California university creates wellness oasis

N.C. hospital recognized for energy savings

Conn. healthcare facility enhances care by design

Uber plans to expand into healthcare in 2016

Florida hospital facilities manager named Engineer of the Year

Four ways healthcare facilities can go green

Expansions boost Ohio region's hospital competition

Teens invents ultra-hygenic door handle

Response technologies are a requisite part of a healthcare campus game plan

UPMC mold investigation focuses on negative pressure room

Lessons from winning interior designs

MRSA could cost healthcare facilities hundreds of millions of dollars

Home-laundering of scrubs challenged

Two trends for the new year that will prepare your facility for the future

Healthcare facilities coming to the workplace

Bill takes aim at nurses' workplace injuries

1912 healthcare facility had cold, elegant holiday look

Hospital conducts infectious disease drill

Cannabis dispensary balances security, comfort

Hospitals gear up for tougher infection battles

Central utility plants support hospital mission

Gun discharges in MRI at VA hospital

Creating better ES customer interactions

Hospitals update to stay relevant

Benefits of implementing an electronic medical records system

Legionella threats go beyond cooling towers

New ASTM standards aim to help with building facade inspections, including drone use

Healthcare facility safety bill called a win for nurses

Hospital systems use digital tools to leverage emergency response technology

U.S. healthcare systems participate in global climate change conference

Designing hospitals for children

The evolving role of the badge in healthcare facilities

Designer sees growth in integrating nature into design

Visual hacking a new threat to healthcare data

Water pipes contain beneficial bacteria

Expect hospitals to overhaul current systems in 2016

Designing a hospital that puts patients first

Healthcare facilities stepping up electronic security

Orthopedic facility design reflects 'life in motion'

Dubai hospital failed safety tests three times before fatal fire

Hawaii hospitals practice for disasters despite budget cuts

Hospital workers gifted 70,000 bottles of toilet spray

2016 predictions for healthcare

Tips for a large-scale healthcare security systems integration

Kentucky hospital renovation uses BIM to design patient rooms

Outsourcing, the growing trend in healthcare industry - literated market research

Proximex Surveillint steps up deployment, task management features in latest release

Seven new Champion duct-free mini splits deliver high efficiency and sought-after control options

2016 AHR Expo education program to include free seminars, new product spotlights, ASHRAE Learning institute courses, certification exams and more

Healthcare engineers deal with many complex specifications

What can you do about the new off-campus provider-based facility legislation?

Reducing risks of slips, trips and falls in the OR

OSHA increasing safety focus for healthcare workplaces

Cleaning staff cuts said to be putting patients at risk

Architect sees focus on evidence-based design, patient-centeredness

Healthcare facility discharges Ronald McDonald

Internet of Things tops 2015 healthcare data trends

White coats, laundering practices called infection risks

Patient transfer techniques for healthcare facility moves

Healthcare design goes beyond clinical walls

Minnesota Security Hospital fined $63,000 for 'serious' workplace violations

Sundrops 57 foaming lotion soap from Sunburst Chemicals Green Seal certified & available in various pack sizes

3M addresses need for stronger visual privacy in healthcare and finance

Newest line of Coleman duct-free mini splits provide high efficiency, quiet operation and Wi-Fi control options

Hospital fined after ES workers injured by improperly discarded needles

Do public sector build hospitals cost more?

Q&A on exiting through other occupancies

Architect says design now seen a legitimate therapeutic modality

2 Mass. hospitals praised in federal workplace violence report

Joint Commission sets design rules for imaging areas

Health department takes aim at hospital's food

The Internet Of Things' impact on healthcare

Hand-hygiene measurement system white paper available

Ontario behavioral healthcare facility goes all digital

Hospital sees staff assaults triple in five years

Architect says clients are interested in better buildings that support delivery of care

AAMA releases updated procedural guide for certifying emergency exit doors, sliding doors, more

Body camera video released in N.M. hospital shooting

23 dead in fire at Russian psychiatric hospital

Surgery cleaning tips

Rush University Medical Center plans $500 million outpatient center

Health system's supply chain evolving to become more patient-centric

Buildings can have a measurable effect on patients' health

Conn. VA hospital violates OSHA safety guidelines

Optimizing the patient family experience

Designer says best facilities focus on patient experience

Changing the patient experience into a customer experience

Technology and engineering systems can improve patient safety

Q&A on batteries for Won-Doors

Hospitals prepare to fight aggressive pathogens

Designer sees growth of and emphasis on outpatient care

Hospitals review emergency plans after shootings

Design for an ever-changing healthcare industry

Homelike, holistic trending in healthcare facility design

Facilities increase security, training in wake of shootings

Hospital staff work through power outage

Technology changing how healthcare is managed and where it's delivered

Healthcare landscape expanding to address the importance of being healthy

Leaner energy, less waste and safer chemicals key to greener healthcare cleaning

OSHA increases workplace violence prevention efforts

Making the case for human-centered healthcare design

Universal care units gaining more widespread acceptance

Facilities role in patient safety growing

Future healthcare facilities will be impacted by new care models, research

Q&A on too many extra fire drills

Motion Industries announces agreement to acquire Moss Rubber And Equipment Corporation

Drug-resistant bacteria found on ICU work stations

Two of world's top 10 energy efficient hospitals are in U.S.

Transitioning to digital television systems in healthcare facilities

Technology transforming healthcare facility projects

Behavioral healthcare design masters balancing act

Checking for healthcare facility foundation problems

Mass. healthcare facility must pay $850,000 in stolen laptop settlement

Healthcare design expert says wellness becoming a performance measure

Hazardous materials in healthcare more than just pathogens

Healthcare building automation can benefit budget and productivity

Hospital cited for dirty beds after inspection

Fire and life safety issues for a healthy hospital

Security lapses at psychiatric hospital costing millions

Children’s healthcare facility designed with kids in mind inside and out

New York-area increases security in response to Colorado Springs clinic shooting

Integrating fire/life safety systems in healthcare facilities

How the Affordable Care Act has affected healthcare real estate development

Hospital investigated after patient falls from window

Healthcare evolution requires change in hospital design

Sustainable healthcare design can include some trial and error

Energy modeling capabilities can mean lighting system improvements for healthcare facilities

Connecticut hospital invests in ER renovation in financially tough times

Controlling fire ants at healthcare facilities

Hospitals prepare for active shooter situations

Bungee cord and dog gates used as restraints in healthcare facility

Wall material choices can impact infection control

Patient room turnover streamlined with technology

Choosing healthcare facility furniture

Siege highlights security at women's healthcare clinics

Engineering codes and standards for a healthy hospital

Newly published research shows small doses of nature can lead to health benefits

FEMA asked for $6.5 million for N.Y. facility's emergency preparedness

Air quality requirements in the operating room

Communicating the healthcare mission through design

Legionnaire’s lingers at Tampa Bay VA healthcare facility

Healthcare building booming in Colorado Springs region

Children’s hospital project weather-tight before El Nino season

Healthcare facilities urged to review emergency response plans

Healthcare facilities urged to review emergency response plans

Q&A on bronchoscopy procedures

Tips from the 'Most Beautiful Hospital' in U.S.

Rethinking healthcare data centers

Georgia hospital design focuses on sustainability

Hospital expansion will double size of emergency room

Lessons in designing for autism

Abe’s Garden demonstrates best practices for dementia design

Healthcare facilities prepare with disaster readiness programs

Florida healthcare facility expanding after two years

Alabama hospital designing improvements into replacement facility

Melbourne healthcare facility spends $50 million on IT

New EBD literature review urged

Q&A on storage of oxygen cylinders

Hospital cited for a possum is 'running rampant' on a ward

A hospital room from the early 1900s came with homey touches

Healthcare expansion bringing shopping, apartments, hotels to hospital campuses

Chicago hospital plans $500 million outpatient tower

Developing a building-specific green cleaning strategy

Designing a short-stay recovery unit

N.Y. hospital goes old school killing germs

Bed bugs found in Helena nursing home

Cardiovascular facility built with complex smoke-control system

Achieving net-zero energy relies om a combination of factors

Healthcare CEO shares insights about building for the future

EPA seeks input on drug flushing ban

Construction handoff best practices

Maine hospital gets OK to build helipad despite concerns

Hospitals urged to review disaster plans after Paris attacks

New Cherokee Indian Hospital also a gathering place

Industrial engineer may be new voice at the design table

Dealing with the major messes

Case Study: Strong Memorial Hospital Bed Tower

Oakland children's hospital begins 10-year expansion

UConn designs kid-friendly research lab

Healthcare system ambulatory strategy

Creating brand advocacy

Boddewyn Gaynor Architects designs first phase of flood mitigation project at 2 Broadway

Hospital security cited for violating patients' rights

Standardizing operating room layout can boost efficiency

Retail clinic numbers expected to grow

Healthcare facility communication systems key to maintaining safety

Tips for effective healthcare facility cleaning

Detroit children's hospital designed for future flexibility

Q&A on sealing penetrations in smoke barriers

FDA orders recall of 2,800 scope-washing machines

CDC, ASHE partner on infection control

Service design can help improve patient experience

Creating a healthcare facility campus security master plan

Understanding floor care needs

How to increase the lifespan of your facility

Designing hospitals to meet consumer expectations

Retail influences on healthcare

Flooring can improve energy efficiency

Improving hospital security with integrated two-way radios

Energy efficiency improves health

Study says infection control that includes UV disinfection eliminates SSIs

ISSA 2015 Innovation Program winners announced

Healthcare construction delivery methods

Fifth Pa. patient death linked to bacteria in water

Managing diverse healthcare facility locations with standardized practices

$97 billion in new hospitals, expansions and off-campus clinics and medical offices currently underway

Study explores how outpatient clinics' physical environment affects collaboration

Philadelphia children's hospital design for designed with family in mind

Fatal shooting at Minnesota hospital prompts investigation

New fire safety rules reviewed for long-term living facilities

Navigating the path to cleaner energy for healthcare facilities

Seniors want more engagement, stimulation in facilities

New California cancer center designed for team-care approach

Hospitals moving toward sustainability

Tips on handling potentially hazardous medical waste

First new hospital built in Georgia in 20 years

Single-use modular biopharma facility delivered to China

Design trends reflect changing behavioral health needs

$86.7 billion in medical construction in pipeline

Health system bans antimicrobial additives from facility surfaces

Study shows healthcare providers optimistic on future

Cancer center design stresses calm, cool dignity and relaxation

Universal design in healthcare gaining momentum

N.J. healthcare facility finds new energy solutions

Green energy system to save U.K. hospital more than 500k annually

Emerson Network Power identifies five data center trends for 2016

Collaboration key to fighting HAIs

UNC Hospitals Hillsborough created to adapt to new healthcare innovations

Rehab center at Illinois hospital upgrades mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems

Brain Performance Institute design inspired by frontal lobe

High-speed hand dryers called better hygienic option

Optimizing the OR space

FDA urged to preserve antibacterial products, ingredients

Paper towels called best hand-drying option

Contaminated floors can spread potentially harmful germs and bacteria

Single patient rooms reduce HAIs, costs

San Francisco facility recognized for safety drills

New California hospital harnesses Seabiscuit connection

Single-use device reprocessing kept 873 tons from landfills

Preparing for power outages at long-term living facilities

Environmental services has role in construction

Integrative design, 3-D modeling can protect senior facility developers

'Homelike' details matter in senior housing

New mobile medical unit to serve California youth

Safety measures added to children's hospital construction after accident

Creating a healthcare environment that limits errors

N.C. emergency room to be converted to urgent care facility

California medical center and children’s hospital tower planned

Central Florida senior community expanding

Army settles with staffer who exposed infection control dangers

California health facility renovated without disturbing current patients

Designing a virtual care center

Infection Control Today publishes environmental hygiene survey results

New Cherokee hospital represents a new model of healthcare

Improving the patient experience with technology

Spooky hospital lore for those still in the Halloween mood

Design winners stress outdoor spaces

Saskatchewan hospital renews calls for improved safety after robbery scare

U.S. Army healthcare facilities opened on time and on budget

Texas homeless shelter will become mixed-use medical center

The future of healthcare design

Virtual doctor makes house calls

Pennsylvania hospital notifies patients of infection risk

Three steps to cut cost and increase workforce productivity

Preventing HAIs and readmissions fines

Q&A on under-sink storage

Cleveland Clinic builds central facility for outpatient cancer care

Major increase in architecture firms reporting progress on achieving carbon reduction targets

Honeywell survey shows safety and security in U.S. buildings are higher priorities than going green

Taco announces agreement to acquire Askoll Sei

Bedbug treatment options growing

Cincinnati hospital adopts some Ritz-Carlton business practices

A wellness approach to hospital security

Designers have a responsibility to patient health

Are facilities prepared for the next Ebola?

Syracuse hospital tested for Legionella bacteria

How hospitals coddle the rich

Popularity of telehealth continues to grow

Akron hospital mural mark 125th anniversary

Technology can help with life safety compliance

Cancer center design trends address new treatment needs

D-Link introduces new HD camera with professional features

Surprisingly common crimes committed in hospitals

Top Calif. hospitals struggling with infection control

Akron Children's new pavilion built with integrated Lean project delivery

N.Y. hospital gets $5.4 million FEMA grant for energy upgrade

Flexibility key to healthcare's new sustainability

Q&A on comingling oxygen cylinders

Probe explores possible mold deaths of two more UPMC patients

Staff can help manage healthcare noise and speech privacy

Design educators must adapt to the healthcare sector's changing needs

Creating a sustainable outpatient center

Double triumph for Sealed Air at ISSA Innovation Awards

Minnesota hospitals review workplace violence plans after shooting

Things to consider with a clean energy plan

Mobile device management and security

FEMA grants N.Y. hospital $5.4 million

Will the new 'house call' effect facility planning

N.Y. hospital has long road to recovery after Sandy

Armstrong introduces Safety Zone sheet

Connection between Cubs and healthcare facilities comes out of left field

ISU students win national healthcare environment design award

Sustainable design in harsh environments

Designing to meet Boomers' needs

Healthcare disaster prep should focus on kids

Solid surfaces choices can effect maintenance

Healthcare can learn from Disney technology

Writing on the wall: Designing healthcare facilities for healthy behaviors

Healthcare construction waste diversion proves to be cost-effective

Felician Village retirement residence improves food service programs and financial practices

Environmental services worker recognized for patient safety efforts

Q&A on storage in a separation of different occupancies

Diversey Care's StandOut durable floor finish reduces maintenance and protects appearance of floors in high-use environments

Weird crimes committed in hospitals

Florida hospital plans facility for patient families

Reviewing Ebola waste disposal protocols

Once-toxic N.Y. site to become healthcare facility

'Most Connected' Hospital list released

Decluttering hospital corridors

RGF Environmental continues steady growth through its vertical integration strategy

Hand-hygiene behaviors, attitudes affect patient experience

California hospital adopts new trends in hospital food

Healthcare can learn from Harley-Davidson

UVC light disinfection shines in the fight against HAIs in ambulatory healthcare

N.C. hospital planning new emergency department

Assessing risk in behavioral healthcare facilities

N.J. hospital runs gunman protocol drill

A facility manager can boost a healthcare project's ROI

Healthcare buildings play a role in the overall resilience of a community

Specifying emergency power in hospitals

When to repair or replace medical equipment

Asbestos found in hospital not a safety risk

Monitoring dust during healthcare construction

Massive Alabama hospital move finishes ahead of schedule

Hospital's fire safety fixes to cost millions

UV cuts C. diff transmissions on cancer floors

Napa hospital recycles runoff

Healthcare facility called an evolving specialty

Man who died after struggling with hospital guards had a broken vertebra

Emory gets $2.2 million grant to prevent spread of infectious diseases

Study says chemicals, UV rays cut superbug transmissions

Standards for hazardous pharmaceutical waste proposed rule

Selective system coordination in healthcare facilities

Optimizing an operating room

The prescription for successful healthcare facility operations

Location options for patient restrooms bring own challenges

Clemson researchers get grant to design safer, smarter hospital operating room

New Orleans hospitals designed for resilience

S.C. healthcare facilities help hospitals in flood zone

ER redesign can help attract patients

Healthcare facilities avoid tripping hazards, bacteria seams in restrooms

Johnson Controls helps world's largest commercial building regulate energy usage

Telehealth expected to curb healthcare construction

Healthcare facilities experiment with new restroom designs

Children's hospital opens in Liverpool

Princeton Healthcare System invests in cost-effective energy

Ohio county considering portable hospital

Designing a pediatric waiting room

FDA orders scope makers to conduct checks in healthcare facilities

Texas women and infants clinic designed for gender-specific experiences

Technology can improve the patient experience

Cramped Dublin cancer unit called infection risk

Adopting tech tools can advance facility professionals

Bronx hospital worker found dead in facility's bathroom

NFPA 99 for existing facilities addresses power strips

Patient dies in D.C. hospital after confrontation with security

Indianapolis healthcare facilities on construction spree

Firefighters shuttling water to S.C. hospital

White Plains Hospital building 'Hospital for the Future'

Patch invented to repair hospital beds, prevent spread of infection

Healthcare design gold standard now focuses on patients

Healthcare Facilities Code changes approach to compliance

Dignity Health $220 million renovation design to focus on 'human kindness'

Houston hospital squanders FEMA grant meant for rebuilding after hurricane

Congress OKs funds to finish Colorado VA hospital

Salt Lake City outpatient facility installs upscale bistro

UPS to offer medical device replenishment services

Health systems expected to focus on non-acute care

Behavioral healthcare facilities for kids evolving

14 salmonella isangi infections reported at Detroit hospital

Industry knowledge is key to meeting compliance goals

Detroit health system to build $110 million cancer center

Leveraging in-house planning, design and construction team in an evolving healthcare system

Bicester Community Hospital designed for flexibility, efficiency

Design changes are improving clinical labs

Hospital closes after ceiling collapses on inspectors

Afghanistan combat hospital staffed by team of three

New Albuquerque clinic planned to meet needs of newly insured

Floor-space use can enhance healthcare

Choosing an emergency power generator

UPMC Presbyterian re-opens transplant program after mold inspection

Joint Commission issues alert on fall prevention

Behavioral healthcare projects reflect change in attitude

Infection control goes beyond hand washing

Hospital central power plant expected to save $500,000 a year

Southern California medical offices built to withstand wind

First all-digital hospital opens in Toronto

670-bed hospital OK'd in U.K.

Understanding patient vicinity and patient space

N.J. hospital opens renovated emergency room

Using facility design to benefit care, budget

Infusion suite includes art installation

Chicago hospital's plan to merge pediatric, adult ERs criticized

Dignity Health plans $220 million in renovations

Health system uses IT with acquisition strategy

Mass. hospital practices emergency planning

Q&A on fire-rated barriers vs. smoke compartment barriers

Union Village to be first integrated health village

Hospitals issue debt at fastest pace in three years

N.C. hospital first to use certified mobile compounding cleanroom

307 hand-washing stations set for Jamaican healthcare facilities

Federal funding may let VA finish Denver hospital

Bacteria-fighting copper making a comeback in hospitals

Winston-Salem hospital overhauling dining venues

Meeting the emergency management requirement

Massachusetts hospital honored for sustainability

UPMC hires international expert on mold outbreaks

Drywall poses danger at max-security psych hospital

Utah health system opens hospital-based simulation center

Securing protected health information during file disposal

Connecticut hospital doubles size of emergency department

Careful specifications can prevent flooring failure

New SurfaceSet 2016 Collection by Formica helps professionals stay on forefront of design while staying on budget

Fungal cases at UPMC put focus on lack of transparency

Operating room environment can address strategic challenges

Cleaning standards at UK hospital questioned with 22 C. diff cases in four months

Okla. hospital tripling square footage, adding no beds

Low-cost ways to improve environmental services

Healthcare facilities prepare for extra patients during Papal visit

Deaths of three patients with mold infections baffles UPMC

Salt Lake City hospital opens simulation center

FDA warns about infections from bronchoscopes

Evidence-based design should be part of behavioral healthcare projects

Serenus Biotherapeutics partners with Xenex to bring disinfection robots to Africa

Mold outbreak at UPMC may have killed two patients

Planning adaptability into healthcare facility design

Taking a closer look at waste-removal operations

Best practices for an integrated healthcare facilities infrastructure

New sewage leak reported at Venice hospital

New $23 million healthcare facility planned for Tulsa area

Ontario hospital doubles number of security guards

Missouri medical tower has private rooms, room for growth

ES plays a growing role in fighting HAIs

Cleaning medical instruments with ultrasound

Simple energy fixes = big savings for healthcare facilities

Florida children's hospital 'topped out' with palm tree

Climate change offers opportunities for healthcare design

Q&A on offsite fire drills

DWM Facilities Maintenance launches cross-functional client solutions team

Pittsburgh hospital Cardiothoracic ICU shut down due to mold

Review of sterilizing procedures for reusable devices urged

Children's hospital reflects Canadian culture

Emergency departments designed for efficiency

US hospital ship brings care to poor in Haiti

Masking noise and conversation in healthcare facilities

ES staff hand hygiene is key to infection control

Reusable instruments can be an infection issue for outpatient facilities

Surveillance cameras key to overall security program

Health organization urges safe, 'smart' hospitals in Caribbean

N.Y. hospital's green expansion includes co-gen plant

The business case for combined heat and power

ES 'Departments of the Year' honored

Healthcare design can improve care, saves money

Healthcare facility managers need to be flexible

Special legal and financial factors should be considered for healthcare lease guaranties

Orlando emergency center for kids first in region

San Antonio child guidance center expansion to streamline operations

Improve restroom appearance by cleaning for health

Why aren't more facility managers embracing sustainability?

Rural Illinois hospital to transition to outpatient care

Engaging stakeholders in operating room design

Cambridge hospital project monitored with webcam

Nonclinical staff have role in patient satisfaction

Design awards recognize healing atmosphere, efficiency

Hospital, punk music festival settle noise, parking issues

Practice Greenhealth releases sustainability report

San Antonio senior care facility designed to reflect city's heritage

Flexible OR design key to healthcare facility bottom line

Wall technology designed to withstand earthquakes

How to control flooring costs

Safety protocols questioned after patient dies after falling from hospital balcony

New hospital compliance resources available

Quebec superhospital plagued by sewage floods

Europe's oldest hospital gets green energy upgrade

Sioux City hospitals increase security, training

Q&A on suite boundary

EPA hazardous medications rule means big changes

Natural disasters can hit healthcare finances hard

VA believes Congress will OK funds for Colo. hospital

Saudi behavioral health facility carefully zoned

Ontario hospital gets LEED Silver

Networked lighting systems can unlock a healthcare facilities connectivity

Dementia villages offer normalcy, security

Audio features part of patient-centered healthcare environment

Contractors can sink an accreditation survey

New technologies changing healthcare

Utah building new assisted-care living facility for baby boomers

Healthcare designs address budgets with creativity

EPA released its proposed management standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals rule

Technology boosts hand-washing compliance from 25 to 98 percent

Theft and budgets keep hospital's coffee under lock and key

Coordinating workplace violence prevention with community partners

Children's hospital installs a germ-zapping robot

Largest Mass. healthcare system opens first urgent care facility

Hospital pharmacies becoming more centralized

Bethesda hospital to get $273 million upgrade

San Diego hospital's central plant gets LEED Gold

Organizations share facility to bring wellness services to community

Sarasota hospital is storm-ready

Sound panels tested to reduce hospital noise

Crystal Run Healthcare unveils its new facility

Kansas City hospital adds 'violence interrupters' to security efforts

Missouri hospitals working to prevent nurses' injuries

Conducting an organizational study - evaluating your internal team

MOB planned with efficiency in mind

Hospitals are designing for bigger patients

Dirty surgical equipment may have been used on 12,000 pediatric patients

New NOLA hospital is built to survive the worst

Four ways to save money while running a hospital

Mass. hospital gets new $25 million emergency department

Bike patrol targets smokers on Boston hospital campus

Adventist Health System selects MyRounding Platform

Personal clothing tied to infections in NICU

Managing infection control during healthcare facility construction

Boston's Children's Hospital plans for pedestrian bridge

Reducing MRI noise and vibration

Natural disaster infographic

Facility professionals can have key role in mergers

Texas hospital may lose funding due to safety concerns

Boston children's hospital garden may be demolished

Los Angeles VA renovates former mental health hospital

Pharmacy clinics' role in healthcare growing

Bluepoint adds command & control communications capabilities to rapid emergency response system (RERS)

Hospital food is experiencing a healthy revolution

Photo gallery: Innovations in ED design

Missouri hospital completes patient move to new tower

Health system teams with Walgreens to expand retail clinic model

Q&A on calibration gas cylinders

BACnet MS/TP controller simplifies building automation planning and installation

Okla. hospital forced to close ORs due to faulty air handling system

Report says HCAHPS surveys don't show the whole picture

Australian hospital's energy efficiency project criticized

Illinois nursing home resident monitoring law OK'd

Entry mats can help maintain greener facility

Conservation's value more than financial

Not lovin' it: Cleveland Clinic to boot McDonald's from food court

Improving patient care with IT

Montefiore Health System cuts energy use with sustainable initiatives

BIM can streamline healthcare facility management

Advanced nurse call systems becoming standard equipment

U.K. hospital has motorized buggy to help patients and visitors

Duress procedures should be reviewed as violence increases

The ups and downs of a new healthcare facility

Researchers urge best practices for hospital cleaning, infection control

Survey shows healthcare facilities managers salaries rising

Calgary hospital battling wasps in courtyard

Florida's Space Coast healthcare facility construction booming

Hospital installing one of the Australia's largest solar rooftop arrays

Grant changes plan for Ohio cancer hospital

California hospitals with cleanest rooms

Michigan senior facility built with latest in design, technology and security

Staying informed of healthcare crime trends

Controlling noise, disruption in patient rooms

OB design for an older mom

Cancer center renovation to include floor-to-ceiling windows

Incident management technology key to accreditation readiness

Startups bringing healthcare 'facilities' home

Missouri hospital plans $135 million expansion

Healthcare facilities adopting new noise reduction tactics

California approves security cameras in assisted living homes patient rooms

Q&A on corridor projections

Hong King bed linen probe finds multiple issues

Naval hospital gets seismic retrofit project to improved ability to withstand quake

Inventory management tips for healthcare facilities

Montreal hospital closes play structure after injuries

Mumbai doctors hire private security after patient attacks

$400 million 'destination' medical center planned in Rockford

Healthcare facility's design inspired by IKEA, Apple and Starbucks

HOSPECO puts you in control of spills with TASKBrand spill kits, pad and roll sorbents, and barriers

Cheers! Guinness brewery waste may help power children's hospital

Aurora VA hospital funding still up in the air

Nebraska healthcare facility will include a healing garden

Walk-in clinics forcing healthcare providers to rethink delivery

Concerns raised over cleanliness at Derry hospital

Study finds lack of evidence as to which cleaning method is the best

The decentralized nursing model mostly working

Florida clinic designed for shorter wait times

Hospital cited for food hygiene and safety lapses

Australian hospital admits mistakes made in rush to open

New technology can affect fall prevention

Protect commercial facilities from Canada geese

Leviton launches next generation Evr-Green charging station that delivers up to 7.7 kW of power

Healthcare facility moisture levels can impact energy costs

Tucson health facility plans $500 million expansion

Maryland hospital joins shift to outpatient care

Patient-centered hospital environment extends to audio

Best practices to green healthcare

Q&A on ozone machines

Tyco Security products introduces PSX Power Solutions for complete power needs

Yelp adding hospital and healthcare data to site

Florida hospital says flushed wipes lead to sewage leaks

How flooring supports the needs of today's medical and healthcare facilities

Accident threatens water pressure at Georgia hospital

Coordinated efforts urged to prevent hospital-acquired infections

Air filter mistakes can create unsafe conditions

Design/patient care link to be explored

Schneider Electric has released the Services Modernization Solution Selector

Siklu's millimeter wave technology to transmit security video from parking garage

Plans to privatize Louisiana hospitals' police shelved

Consumer-centric design may help with patient engagement

U.K. children's hospital adds cheerful murals

$5.2 million in repairs urged for Ohio hospital parking garage

California hospital expansion design includes water conservation landscaping

Hospitals investing in delivery room upgrades

CNL Healthcare Properties invests more than half a billion dollars in the first seven months of 2015

Daikin Applied's Roadshow brings advanced HVAC technology to your doorstep

Spectra254 launches alternative financing program - offers healthcare facilities rentals for up to three years

California hospitals try to conserve water in drought

New Orleans hospital finally replaced after Katrina

Hospital closes wing due to safety issues

New Delhi dealing with excess bio-medical waste

Making healthcare facilities climate resilient

Philadelphia children's hospital opens new facility

Downtown Detroit gets 'healthcare boutique' urgent care clinic

U.K. healthcare facility reacts to fourth scabies outbreak in a year

Maryland hospital to be replaced with an outpatient facility

Pennsylvania healthcare facility to expand 'hospital farm'

Designing women's and children's hospitals for both groups

Survey says ES managers getting increased responsibilities

Hospital closed emergency room after flood cuts power

Historic N.Y.C. building becomes freestanding ED

Homelike design trending in healthcare design

Philadelphia hospital design incorporates playfulness

Schneider Electric's Uniflair LE room cooling series receives Department of Energy's certification for energy efficiency

Texas hospital says issues will be fixed before Medicare and Medicaid contract is terminated

Flashback photo: 1949 Illinois hospital fire kills 74

Virginia hospital tower opens after 10-year journey

Survey reports hospitals' green challenges

NIOSH probing cleaning product exposure

Hubbell Building Automation introduces new wiSCAPE external fixture module

Emerson Network Power debuts ground-up redesign of generator paralleling switchgear with custom capabilities at less cost

AirBNB-style company could change healthcare

The ever-changing physician real estate market

Healthcare facilities harmony with natural surroundings recognized

Correct labeling: Keeping patients safe

U.K. hospital asks staff to give up toasters and kettles to reduce fire risk

Park Nicollet Women's Center focuses every detail on patient

Managing digital data

Reducing the risk of hospital-acquired infections

Hawaii hospitals installing solar panels

Hospital supply chains struggle with superbug issues

A smart equipment maintenance plan can cut costs safely

Poughkeepsie healthcare facility adds dial-up room service

Tech should be an early focus of a nursing home project

'Bedbugs' at Texas hospital turn out to be fleas

Dallas hospital rehearses moving patients to new facility

Establishing a facility hygiene plan

Healthcare construction rebounding

Hospital IT problems prevent elderly patients from ordering meals

Seattle Circuit City reborn as children's clinic

Florida hospital sewage leak threatened patient safety

Qatar women's healthcare facility restricts patient room decorations

Design born from NICU challenge still adding improvements

BIM is changing the healthcare industry, really?

UCLA will test new scope-cleaning machine

Healthcare project design process is changing

Savannah hospital has system to prep for hurricanes

Women impersonating staff rob N.C. nursing home residents

New hospital construction projects increasing

Healthcare facility cleaners protesting Vancouver Coastal Health practices

Washington hospital installs 'hyper-efficient' HVAC system

'Day hospitals' are increasing in popularity in S.A.

Hospital lowers C. diff rates by switching cleaners

Getting the best performance from a healthcare facility

Fire and life safety in healthcare facilities

Determine long-term energy efficiency by analyzing systems

3-D printed hospitals may be on the horizon

CVS clinic presence growing

OSHA investigating assault at Minnesota security hospital

Confetti for women's soccer parade included medical documents

Scope of New Parkland Hospital defies industry norms

California health systems trying virtual office visits

Q&A on security cameras in stairwells

Status Solutions adds universal alerting app to situational awareness framework

Johnson Controls helps Stanford University drastically reduce water and energy use in new central plant

Fungal-infected bed linen at Hong Kong hospital linked to two patient deaths

New Texas clinics designed for seniors

International projects come with lessons for U.S. healthcare interior designers

Bouncing back after a natural disaster

Layered security and internal access controls for healthcare facilities

The certified energy manager's role becoming more important in healthcare

N.Y. healthcare facility parking garage collapses

Command centers are a planning necessity

N.Y. healthcare facility to save $14.5 million with retrofit

Lean design translates into efficiency, results for ophthalmology practice

Energy management platform concerns

Company bringing on-demand healthcare facilities to offices, homes

What defines indoor air quality in healthcare facilities?

Training healthcare staff in a post-Ebola environment

Mobile healthcare facilities bring care to veterans

Tapping retail design ideas for healthcare

Maintaining a barrier management protocol in place

Studies explore how UV disinfection affects C. diff

Beyond disasters: Benefits of resilient design for healthcare

Health industry not adopting worker safety protocols

CDC toolkit latest effort to prevent patient falls

New 409,000-square-foot neuroscience center built in Columbus

Through smart energy management for small and medium healthcare facilities, Schneider Electric is improving energy efficiency

Columbus hospitals focusing on ER care for elderly

Flexible designs help healthcare facilities meet future changes

Telehealth could be cost-saver in patient care

Facility Guidelines Institute hosts guide for behavioral healthcare facilities

Huge Nevada hospital project starting

L.A.'s 'Killer King' hospital gets image upgrade with renovation

Fall prevention technology issues to consider

New Connecticut Ronald McDonald House planned

Children's healthcare facility moves to outpatient model

Uzbekistan hospitals focus on safety and resilience

Healthcare facilities need more cybersecurity personnel

Safety issues raised soon after Australia hospital opening

Sterilization unit lapses cause Texas hospital to cancel surgeries

Oklahoma healthcare facility expansion reflects outpatient trends

Environmental services staff called essential to care team

Nursing home improvements urged by HHS

Access to nature good for healthcare facility residents

Alarm system fails in U.K. hospital fire

Healthcare facilities require flexibility and mobility to be successful

Visualization tools offering more options for healthcare designers

OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health

Schneider Electric is improving energy efficiency, operating costs and patient satisfaction

Danfoss showcases advanced, low-GWP ammonia refrigeration systems as a safe, proven technology

Chicago rehab patient dies of legionella

Florida hospital uses art to help patients heal

Healthcare facilities' ground fault protection

Cameras in nursing homes popular with families

Designing for a diverse healthcare workforce

Zumtobel Lighting, Inc. has announced an agreement with Vanguard Lighting in territory expansion in the Boston Metro market

GAF helps develop insulation EPD

ClimaCool Corp. producing industry leading, green solution modular chillers

N.J. hospital plans $250 million expansion

Texas hospital increases security after two employees robbed

Tennessee reviews certificate of need process

Post Hurricane Sandy initiative lands support of two prominent former federal officials

Projects represent forward-looking design for senior facilities

Hospital recycles trees on property to benefit community

Study explores cost of Ebola readiness

Q&A on sprinkler testing certification

On the hospital beat

Health facility managers survey stressed training

Hospices install comforting gardens

Construction begins on N.Y. medical campus

Jacksonville health facility incorporates new technologies

Guaranteeing healthcare facility backup power

Illinois hospitals prepare for tornadoes

Thief dressed as hospital employee robs patient in hospital room

Two reasons why healthcare call centers need to focus on business value

Senior facilities evolving with baby boomers

Medical equipment maintenance demands more resources

Illinois considers in-room security cameras for nursing homes

Surveillance/intervention boosts hand hygiene

High school students invent metal detector for hospital laundry

Fire service orders UK hospital to improve safety

GPS devices can improve security for dementia patients

Study says copper destroys human norovirus quickly

McLaren Port Huron plans $162 million expansion, renovation

Nurses' station design caught between therapy and safety

Healthcare construction uptick expected after Supreme Court decision

OSHA healthcare inspections to target common injury causes

Multi-disciplinary practice sites becoming more common

Hospitals RFID chips focus on patient safety

WECC Energy finance solutions makes solar electricity accessible to Hawaii residents

'Luxury hotel-inspired' healthcare facility planned in Michigan

BlackBerry may go bacteria-free for hospitals

Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital set new benchmarks for sustainability

Escalation - managing the risk

Uniforms raise concerns at Perth hospital

Report says hospital food can be a hazard

Saudi hospital design adapted to new site

Pennsylvania hospitals boost patient security

Hospitals considering patient lifts face challenges

Robots may improve healthcare efficiency

Healthcare facilities find new funding sources for infrastructure upgrades

California hospital accused of having maggots in cafeteria food and patient's nose

Patient room standardization urged

Fixtures shine germ-zapping light in hospitals

Lean construction can cut healthcare costs

Improving behavioral healthcare facility design

Are TV makeovers killing healthcare design?

Dallas' new Parkland Memorial Hospital receives LEED gold

Stemming data disasters: How to improve healthcare data security

Untested contract type adding to Aurora VA hospital problems

Testing infection prevention effectiveness

Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation's role in the war against infectious diseases

Global opportunities for healthcare manufacturers

Focusing on infection prevention

$10M stand-alone emergency center planned in Las Cruces

Swedish NICU design a collaborative effort

Senate may strip VA of authority over Aurora hospital construction

Fire detection, protection in healthcare facilities

Proper washing, storage keeps most healthcare textiles safe

Clearing the AIIR about the Ebola scare

Nursing home bedbugs a growing problem

Antimicrobial textile manufacturers address pandemic issues

Vancouver emergency rooms not expected to survive major quake

Miami Jewish Health Systems expansion will serve dementia patients

Healthcare laundry best practices reviewed

Data center infrastructure management in healthcare: The physical world meets the virtual world and the 'cloud'

New Jersey Hospital Association partners With Language Access Network to offer highest quality video medical interpretation services

20 most beautiful hospitals named

Illinois healthcare facility project boosts security

Law buys more time for over-budget VA hospital

Australian hospital construction costs on the rise

Maine hospital project to benefit budget, environment

How omni-channel provides a better patient experience

Avison Young completes $10.75-million sale of medical-office building in Pasadena, CA

LG CNS introduces smart, efficient population health management with the LG CNS Care Cloud

Are wifi devices safe in healthcare facilities?

Tackling hospital facility challenges

Make the most of healthcare facility wait times with digital signage solutions

Designing Mayo Simulation Center

Rebuilt Kansas hospital stresses sustainability

Medical center is three hospitals in one

PURline botanol flooring recognized with Green Good Design 2015 Award

SEL introduces reliable and secure microgrid control system

Hospital fire brings focus to trash chute safety

Programming beyond a healthcare facility's space needs

Einstein Medical Center completes two renovation projects

Texas Children's Hospital building pediatric Ebola treatment center

Lunera Lighting adds greater variety to plug-and-play HID LED lighting replacements at BOMA

U.K. healthcare facility staffed by ghost?

OSHA plans healthcare safety focus for nurses

Luxury vinyl tile gaining more popularity in healthcare facilities

N.Y. health system plans new inpatient facility

Nine regional pathogen treatment centers named

Designing for resiliency becoming more common place

Vending machine found covering hospital cardiac arrest alarm

Safety surveys can curb patient risk

Houston-area growth drives $850 million healthcare building boom

Designing for healthcare's middle management

Q&A on ILSM implementation

Healthcare M&A Activity reaches record value in 2014 as providers focus on vertical integration and strategic partnerships

Montreal hospital has undertaken a cleaning blitz after outbreaks

Senator calls for release of scope manufacturers' records

Modular buildings - an alternative solution healthcare construction

U.K. hospital trust fined for legionella control problems

Going green paying off for Southeast Michigan healthcare facilities

Impact of 'active listening' on design discussed

University of Colorado Health System expands outpatient cancer center

Four factors to consider before selecting an uninterruptible power supply

Cleveland clinic plans woodsy walking trail

Louisiana hospital expands, renovated emergency department

Managing retail healthcare facilities with service automation

Applying Lean principles to infection prevention

New children's hospital planned in Wichita

Bigfoot CMMS enhancements allow for more streamlined configurations, workflows

Surveys emphasize comfort over outcomes, report says

Healthcare facilities face unique security challenges

Does washing uniforms at home effect infection control?

Saskatoon healthcare facility opens with state-of-the-art technology

Anatomy of an isolation room

The evolution of healthcare meal planning

Designing healthcare dining spaces

Michigan hospital partners with salad restaurant

NEMA publishes NEMA SB 20-2015 Guide to Understanding Smoke Control Systems

El Paso Children's Hospital pays price for fast growth with bankruptcy

Scope-maker counter-sues Virginia Mason hospital

Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children included challenging geometry and wall transitions

Hospital-based ambulatory surgery centers called best of both settings

N.C. health facility cafe invests in pizza upgrade

Designing behavioral health facilities

Mobile dental clinic delivers services to offices

Updating outdated military healthcare facilities

Identifying Lean opportunities in healthcare

Q&A on electrical safety program

Room service adjusts to facilities' evolution

Keeping patients safe from superbugs

Illinois healthcare facility opens expanded ER

Going beyond the ADA for healthcare facility accessibility

Biggest trends in healthcare power, efficiency

Geisinger Health Center renovates food service to boost production

Designing for geriatric patients

Bioinformed design can improve hospital ecosystems

Self-check-in kiosks can boost patient experience

'Celebrity chefs' in healthcare foodservice

Concrete work causes noxious fumes in Michigan healthcare facility

Planning fire drills in healthcare facilities

Concerns raised about fire-proofing materials at UK infirmary

Healthcare food service facing new challenges

Ohio healthcare facility upgrades sprinkler system, more

UK hospital installs security fence after sexual assaults

Dealing with construction vibrations

Transforming healthcare lighting

Wisconsin healthcare providers unveil portable shelter system

Spokane medical park designed as comprehensive outpatient center

Flashback photo: Gottlieb Memorial Hospital

N.H. healthcare facility gets nonlethal devices for protection

Making the healthcare facility a treatment for the patient

An accurate budget for healthcare facilities construction helps prevent cost overruns

Hospitals with the quietest patient rooms

Partnering with retail for patient convenience

'Design thinking' urged for healthcare tech

Aurora VA project getting another $100 million bailout

Extreme weather and LEED goals affect MOB design

Healthcare facility's telecommunications system relies on five features

Applying the 5 'W's' to help select the right healthcare facility equipment service provider

Clorox Healthcare supports national action plan to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria

AMIA issues report on electronic health records

Waste, safety concerns cited at Aurora VA hospital project

Canadian healthcare facility focuses on security after fatal shooting

N.Y. hospital and civic center collaborate on energy proposal

Camera documents construction of hospital

How to integrate document-scanning in healthcare centers

Going green no longer optional for hospitals

Gas cut off at five Pakistan hospitals

North Florida Regional Medical Center tailors guest services program to meet patient needs

Florida Hospital Tampa gets updated exterior

Welsh Hospital cited for kitchen, hygiene failings

Healthier Hospitals Initiative wraps up

Alabama healthcare facility installs variable refrigerant flow zoning system

Is patient bathing or contact precaution best to reduce MRSA spread?

Designing healthcare facilities with virtual reality

N.Y. healthcare facility holds three-day disaster drill

Touchless door access switch help curb healthcare facility infections

Q&A on the effective date of the new 2012 Life Safety Code

N.Y. hospital renovation following industry trends

Toledo health system plans replacement tower at flagship

Architect discusses healthcare facility trends

Damaged mattresses can be infection traps

Spaces designed to merge research and clinical practice

California hospital plans expansion, modernization project

Healthcare facility barrier management requires set protocols

Smartphones replace pagers at N.H. hospital

Healthcare systems adapting to challenging landscape

Turkey's mega hospital called biggest greenfield hospital project in the world

Holiday decorations perk up long-term care facilities

Consolidations, collaborations planned for Hudson Valley hospitals

Planning wellness into healthcare facilities

Indian hospitals to be assessed on pest control

Senior living and healthcare industries expected to converge

Staying informed of healthcare crime trends

Michael Graves left his mark on accessible design

Hospital renovation efforts include push for better hand hygiene

Mobile healthcare facilities ready for disasters

Baltimore medical home has flexible clinical modules

OSHA and NIOSH release hospital respiratory toolkit

Small Vermont hospital launches solar project

Indianapolis health system plans new hospital, cancer center

Hospitals search for scope-cleaning solutions

Hospital joins suit against scope-maker

Over-budget Denver VA hospital up in the air

Three interim facilities filled gap after Joplin tornado

$10 million outpatient facility planned for St. Louis area

Q&A on seclusion rooms

Digital displays in healthcare facilities more common

Dr. Rosie Lyles battles healthcare facility infection with knowledge

The clinic of 2020 will be shaped by technology and changes of care focus

Textile technology may protect patients and staff

Freestanding emergency departments gaining popularity

Equipment and software can help environmental services effectiveness

Operating room HVAC system must maintain safe conditions efficiently

Hospital shares tips on building a Lean facility

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital coordinates fire and life safety inspections throughout six campuses

ASHE resources can help healthcare facilities' infrastructures running smoothly

Fighting HAIs with facts

The right healthcare flow can improve operations and safety

Houston children's hospital plans expansion

St. Paul hospital cuts $1.1 million in energy costs

Cleveland Clinic's $300 million center part of cancer facility boom

Prebys Cardiovascular Institute designed using a mock-up program

ERs are most vulnerable to healthcare facility violence

Ohio nursing facility moving toward restaurant-style food service

Identifying sustainable operations needs in healthcare facilities

UK hospitals cut cleaning staffs, call in more rat catchers

Healthcare facilities designed for long-term flexibility

Human observation boosts hand-hygiene compliance

Pennsylvania hospital plans $60 million expansion

Healthcare facilities electrical safety standards guide revised

Healthcare facilities tighten security after emergency room violence

'Lifestyle concept' senior care campus opens in Tennessee

Hospital sued for waste management lapse after man's amputated leg found in trash

A case for collaboration between electrical engineers, electricians and inspectors

Healthcare facilities' redesigns focus on safety

Q&A on soiled utility rooms

Kaiser Permanente CEO says changing behaviors will change healthcare

UPMC plans cancer facility in Colombia

Minnesota plans 'destination medical center' projects

Hand-hygiene compliance lags in healthcare reception areas

Solar power is trending in healthcare energy management

Reducing healthcare facility energy consumption

FDA reviewing safety of hospital hand cleaners

Mobile dental clinic designed for on-the-go patients

Memory care design is evolving

Cherokee Indian Medical Center pursues innovative operations, design and construction methods

Master planning key to growth or consolidation

Kansas healthcare facility cuts energy use by 12 percent

Memory care is biggest market trend in elder care facilities

Noroviruses can spread through the air

Healthcare facilities getting ready for rapidly changing climate

Hospital opens central Florida's first ER for seniors

Leapfrog releases spring safety scores

NICU design can address cultural needs

Healthcare facilities reviewing their memory care spaces

Some hospitals treating patients at home

S.C. lawmakers may phase out hospital-expansion controls

Students help design hospital for Honduras

Five steps for long-term care facility security

Oregon hospital garden includes manmade stream

Managing energy use in the operating room

Creating a fire barrier management plan

Industry knowledge is key to meeting security compliance goals

'MEP' may soon be known as 'MEP-T'

Brooklyn Health Center breaks ground

Healthcare workspaces can effect team-based care

Interaction Studio designed to foster healthcare innovation

Akron Children’s Hospital opens $180 million patient care facility ahead of schedule, under budget

Designing healthcare facilities to fight infection

Los Angeles children's hospital opens rehab center

Healthcare interiors serving needs in changing ways

Workplace violence is on the rise for nursing staff

Designing for behavioral health facilities

Consider systems, human factor to curb infection, study says

The evolution of urgent care centers

Armstrong introduces new commercial market-preferred hardwood options

Long-term care facilities stressing more basic healthcare

Healthcare has most nonfatal occupational injuries for all private industries in 2013

N.Z. health board proposing improvement food service for healthcare facilities

Winning strategies for waiting rooms

Kaiser Permanente plans increase of solar and wind power use

Successful activating of an ambulatory care center

Rockfon Contour acoustic baffles provide quietness, visual interest in commercial interiors

Australian healthcare facility kitchen staff returns, but patients may still get Big Macs

Mercy Hospital Joplin expanded definition of resiliency

Florida Hospital Orlando will embody a new era in women's healthcare

Healthcare facilities embracing lighting that inspires comfort and confidence

Designing maternity facilities for millennials

Q&A on exit signage

Scope maker warned Europe about problems two years before L.A. infections

Some healthcare workers not trained on how to clean uniforms in-home

St. Joseph Health saves clinician time and improves patient care with secure on-demand printing

Report: Retail clinics could handle 27 percent of emergency visits

Don't waste time on time: How synchronized clocks improve operations

Study suggests 'soft' floors reduce falls

Cincinnati hospital plans $280 million expansion

Historic building becomes Manhattan's first freestanding ED

International collaboration focuses on patient safety

Article sees problem with satisfied patients

W.Va. veterans clinic closes again due to air quality issues

Healthcare flooring affects patient well-being

Connecticut hospital adjusts to changing healthcare needs

Maximizing advanced lighting systems

Legionella found at West Palm Beach VA again

Irish hospital exposes patients to burn risks

Anchor CEO discusses healthcare's 'retail' experience

Missouri hospitals prepare for severe weather

University of New Mexico plans larger replacement hospital

251 hospitals score five stars in Medicare's new ratings

Emergency planning helps Michigan healthcare facility in flood aftermath

Research in the healthcare design process

Q&A on egress lighting and battery powered emergency lights

Protecting healthcare facilities from dirty devices

Healthcare facilities can use model crisis plans to address disasters

Hospitals leaving downtown areas

Xenex germ-zapping robots arrive in Spain; Clece chooses Xenex for hospital disinfection

New toolkits help healthcare facilities reduce energy, water and GHGs, save money, and prepare for climate change impacts

New Upper Air Germicidal UV-C light fixture offers industry’s highest ultraviolet dosage to destroy airborne viruses & bacteria

Deer jumps through hospital window

Study: Impact-absorbent flooring curbs injuries

Q&A on dust on sprinkler heads

Lake Forest hospital expansion expected to invigorate area

Australian hospital designed as healing tree

Companies feud over UV robots

N.D. hospital adds Ebola-ready rooms

Sierra Leone rebuilds healthcare system with eco-friendly medical waste disposal

White House asks hospitals to fight health hazards of climate change

Healthcare facilities automation systems evolve

Hospital cuts falls with 'virtual sitter' system

Healthcare power efficiency trends

Health systems redesign facilities to meet goals

Bryn Mawr Hospital's planning largest project since late 1800s

Catskill Regional Medical Center upgrades parking lot using green technology

Minnesota hospital plans $140 million renovation, expansion

Healthcare facilities with the cleanest patient rooms

Maine hospital recognized for recycling program

University of Kansas Hospital building new patient tower

Long-term costs of infection control

Technology helping hospitals to reduce infections

Weather linked to hospital acquired infections

Patient care, sustainability priorities in Middle East hospital design and construction

Minnesota hospital brings critical power management into the digital revolution

Rubber flooring can boost workplace safety in healthcare facilities

Indoor air quality linked to lung health

Emergency power code changes expected for healthcare facilities

Webcam removal from disabled patient's room creates conflict

Technology fights hospital-acquired infections

Healthcare facilities investing in resilient design

Ohio health system plans $700 million in hospital projects

Designing for long-term infection control

OSHA updates workplace violence guidelines

Tips for leasing medical spaces

Protecting healthcare staff from patients

UCSF Medical Center gets $800K for sustainability efforts from PG&E

Senior facility design scaling down

Technology can create smarter healthcare building projects

Victoria Hospital denies cleaning problems

Long-term facilities reinventing rehab

Advances improve healthcare AV options

Johns Hopkins builds Ebola unit

Los Alamitos Medical Center MOB reflects campus identity

Splashes can be overlooked risk for healthcare facility workers

Designing for needs of cancer patients

Curbing incidents of wandering at senior facilities

Kansas hospital tests positive for Legionella bacteria

Henry Ford Innovation Institute encouraging new design ideas

Army Corps of Engineers taking over Colorado VA hospital project

Boston Children's Hospital renovating dining space

Ontario health system stresses locally grown food

Understanding aging key to designing senior facilities

Healthcare design is putting more focus on infection control

Parkland Hospital designed for comfort

The changing procurement model for medical equipment

Designing experiences into senior facilities

Survey shows little connection between healthcare sector and senior care

Chemicals used to make products antimicrobial are classified as pesticides/biocides

Staco Energy Products announces new product: Stacotap

Clinical waste is mixed up with linen at U.K. hospital

Private resident rooms not trending in senior living

Robots may reduce workloads in hospitals

Ontario clinic designed for flexible activity levels

Hospital recycling barriers studied

Dirty mops blamed for norovirus outbreak at hospitals

South L.A.'s MLK hospital reflects the new healthcare

New Orleans children's hospital proposes $250 million expansion

Q&A on medical gas system deficiencies

HVAC burnout causes week-long EHR outage

Practice Greenhealth releases new sustainability report

Dashboard offer budgetary and management benefits

LED bulbs could help with infection control

Designers predict shift from public to home-centric healthcare model

Health system offering technology stores

Chlorine sewage treatment may be boosting antibiotic resistance

Health facilities are built into apartment complexes and employment centers

California senior facility's needs meant challenging fire sprinkler system installation

Healthcare design innovation requires risk

California hospital installs on-site fuel cell system

ES department can boost HCAHPS scores

Big Data can inform healthcare facilities plans

Determining eyewash station requirements, placement

Rush Health Systems selects VRF zoning for fifth time for Choctaw General Hospital

Hospital reschedules surgeries due to dust on supplies

Jersey City healthcare facility has 'rampant' rodent problem

Outbreaks spur concerns about automated disinfection

Sustainable BIM design paves path for green future of a healthcare facility

Rise in charitable giving builds hospital

Appleton hospital renovations focusing on more efficient care

Building long-term flexibility into healthcare facilities

Q&A on electrical outlets and oxygen cylinders

Cleaning duties 'not always clear' between nurses and EVS

Construction is adjusting to meet healthcare's needs

A third of Manitoba care facilities don't have sprinklers

Improving healthcare disinfecting practice

FGI explores future of healthcare guidelines

Antimicrobial limitations Q&A

Lunera Lighting implements industry data warehouse data synchronization platform

First hospital in the cloud opens in China

Weak IT security programs may spell disaster for healthcare organizations' bottom lines

Survey shows one in three hospitals showing rise in violence

Young adult cancer institute project based on key client principles

Tennessee health systems pouring millions into expansions

Explore differences in how staff and senior management perceive risks

Consistent cleaning and disinfection protocols creates safe patient environment

Mercy Hospital Joplin gets new start with TEC Products

Computerized system can address preventive maintenance mistakes

Michigan hospital project aims to lower emergency room misuse

Modular hospital project causes legal troubles

Pop-up hospitals are increasingly popular around the world

Senior living facilities customize laundry operations

Input sought on increasing the allowable smoke compartment in hospitals

Greenheck introduces the MiniCore energy recovery ventilator

Duncan Regional Hospital extends partnership with Merge Healthcare to launch cardiology program and cath lab

Denver VA hospital $1 billion over budget

S.C. YMCA, physician practice share facility

Louisville Kindred project design advances

Ice damages Pennsylvania VA healthcare center

Hazards found in Georgia hospital elevators

10 benefits of BIM for healthcare facility development projects

Healthcare needs to adapt to survive

Chicago hospital kitchens not inspected for years

Nebraska Medical Center shares Ebola protocols

Canadian hospitals praised for carbon footprint reduction

ECRI certification program for healthcare environmental managers is online

Hospitals partner with medical fitness centers

Florida hospital responds to mold discovery

Health system looks for 'Starbucks seal of approval' when picking outpatient sites

Three Fresno hospitals cited for high infection rates

Hospitals say better design means better care

Improve patient ratings with a motivated ES staff

New Joplin hospital built to weather storms

Working in healthcare becoming a risky business

Hospitals preparing for every infectious disease

Former Hannibal hospital may get asbestos abatement

Designing for an aging population

Resilient design helps hospitals weather natural disasters

Merging healthcare organizations need an operational efficiencies plan

N.C. bill would end Certificate-of-Need requirement for some facilities

Fast food industry may offer patient-care clues

Monitoring technology can improve care, efficiency

California working on hospital violence standards

ASHE names Vista Award winners

N.Y. health center technologically advanced, patient-friendly

Case Study: Bluewater Health renovation

Oregon hospital fined for mislabeling hazardous waste

Report highlights healthcare construction risks

British Columbia attacks on nurses blamed on lack of compliance

Alaska hospital takes part in 3-day disaster drill

Design planning priorities: Focusing on efficiency, safety and technology

UKHealthCare plans $1 billion expansion

Case study: NHS Trust - Bath recycling

EPA updates hazardous waste pharmaceuticals standards

How healthcare facilities can minimize vulnerability to shootings

Children's hospital used art to lift spirits

Making the case for sustainability

Q&A on sleeping suites

Wisconsin hospital has TV studio for in-house programming

Research shows facility design does affect patient satisfaction

Washington Court House hospital to upgrade its energy systems

When to use low-moisture carpet cleaning

Addressing flu and pneumonia at skilled nursing facilities

Study says germs lurking in waiting rooms

Building materials an issue in proposed N.J. healthcare center project

N.J. office building transformed into wellness facility

Technology intelligence fuels healthcare security

Surviving the Joint Commission survey

Maine hospitals look to local food to improve health and patient satisfaction

Hospitals focusing more on patient comfort

Helipad finished in Pennsylvania hospital's emergency department project

U.K. hospital withholds loan payments over fire issues

Design's role in medical tourism

At VA Hospitals, technology reduces nurses' injuries

CDC investigating C. diff link to doctors' offices

Nurses need help with heavy lifting

An infection control expert's week

Maryland hospitals join to leverage state reimbursement

Campus plan builds foundation for friendship

Collaborating on clinical space design

Pest control in healthcare facilities

Kaiser Permanente makes biggest clean energy buy in healthcare

Market-based planning in a value-based world

Sewage spill damages patient records, floods Australian hospital ER

University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein plans modernization project

Succeeding in the new healthcare environment

Future of hospitals seen through frosted windows

Healthcare construction booming in Houston

N.C. health system steps up CRE screening, cleaning efforts

Designing for patients' support systems

First ladies lend support to healing garden

New facilities reflect healthcare's future

Three tips to make healthcare leasing a little easier

California hospital begins $339 million project

Hospitals are re-imagining spaces

Designing a hybrid OR

Power Purchase Agreements can help with facility infrastructure upgrades

Healthcare flooring best practices

Five issues facing healthcare real estate

Hospital's building boom begins with $19.8M New Jersey facility

Blackpool Victoria hospital to cut annual energy and maintenance costs by 274,000 pounds

Sarasota hospital designs wayfinding app

Joplin rebuilds after the storm

Design considerations for biocontainment units

Hospice UV installation cuts HVAC maintenance costs and increases IAQ

Arkansas hospital installs electronically tintable glass

Well-planned community engagement process can improve facilities

Noise levels greatly influence patient comfort

New N.Y. surgery center designed with flexibility

Heavy snows cause gas leak, fire at Duxbury memory care facility

Achieving consistent high performance in hospitals requires monitoring

Cleanliness concerns cited at Fife hospital

U.S. Army medical facilities in Georgia to enhance electrical safety

'Risky' ED layout pays off

ROCKFON offers acoustic ceiling panels with 0.95 NRCLIGHTFAIR International 2015 hosts networking events, awards presentation and celebration of the International Year of Light

Boston hospitals battle to keep things running during winter storms

Nursing home janitor and cook keep working without pay

Accreditation surveys offer lessons in compliance

Washington sports medicine, neighborhood clinics reflect athletic, local themes

Executives' strategies to improve hand hygiene

Hospital retrofit leads to huge energy savings

New standards set for healthcare laundry facilities

Creating and maintaining infrastructure in the capitation era

Probe finds some Florida hospitals have infection control issues

Non-clinical departments need not be in hospitals

Cornwall hospital reopens after safety problems

San Diego hospitals fined for safety lapses

Managing long-term costs of infection control

Handwashing leads to more worker dermatitis

Central UPS protects diagnostic imaging applications

$30 million health campus in the works near Phoenix

Gundersen Health System hits net zero goal

Life Safety Code Q&A

Ice machines can be toxic breeding grounds

Designing for infection control after Ebola scare

Deadly tech hazards include patient-handling device errors

Access control systems can boost security, workflow for healthcare facilities

Emerson Network Power offers complete data center infrastructure management solution through HP Partnership

North Texas spending billions in hospital building boom

Illinois nursing home given plan to shape up

Top eight risks in healthcare industry

Designing for the human experience

Dealing with water outages

EPA developing proposal for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals

Outdoor LED signs can promote community

Choosing a healthcare-specific security provider

Improving facility manager 'soft skills'

London ambulatory care center designed for changing healthcare landscape

Artists brighten children's hospital with murals

Keeping hospital physical plants relevant

Internet of Things is turning the home hospital into a reality

$75M gift to SF General to buy equipment and technology

Kansas hospital hit by power cut-off scam

Designing for Millennial caregivers

Most hospitals not protecting nurses from injuries

It's time to right-size healthcare projects

Ohio medical center a response to healthcare 'sea change'

Hospital's active shooter drill offers lessons to other facilities

Surgeries cancelled after burst pipe floods Ontario hospital

Holistic, longitudinal design thinking optimizes healthcare construction value

Focus on Ebola leaves gap in attention to other outbreaks

Getting healthcare projects right from the start

Changes in interior design education focus

Risk assessment toolkit developed

Hazard vulnerability assessment is a valuable design tool

Investigations help curb accidents

Psychiatric healthcare design challenges

Walk-in behavioral health clinics gaining popularity

Indoor navigation to hit its stride in 2015

Healthcare Design recognizes healthcare design professionals

Can Disney MagicBands work for hospitals?

Sealed TV remotes in patient rooms cut infections

Website offers resources to reduce healthcare facilities risk

California considers allowing cameras in senior care facilities

N.J. hospital adds health tech support space

Hospital security measures effect flower deliveries

Maryland hospitals making a range of adjustments to healthcare reform

N.Y. hospital fined for exposing workers to bloody, soiled laundry

Architecture students create isolation unit designs

What hospitals do to keep facility secure

Northwest Indiana healthcare construction going strong

Proper hand hygiene depends on the right tools, methods

New Joplin hospital to open four years after tornado

New fabric to prevent cross-contamination

Evaluating an inpatient-to-outpatient conversion project

i-lighting introduces iluma under cabinet & rail lighting

Louisiana health center to get solar-heated pools, self-powering elevators

Smart devices track hand-washing in hospitals

Security increased after nurse is wounded in shooting at Los Angeles clinic

New Kemperol reflect 2k 'cool roof' can boost building energy efficiency

New fire ready kitchen hood available from Greenheck

Lurie Children's Hospital gives kids virtual Chicago tours

University students build a device to monitor hand washing in hospitals

New outpatient oncology center takes the form of two 'pebbles'

Phoenix Children's Hospital to build out medical/surgical floor

Key issues for healthcare facility condition assessments

Joint Commission offers Ebola resources for laboratories, healthcare facilities

Can there be too much hospital security?

Gas leak kills two in Mexico City maternity hospital

Designing efficient critical access hospitals

Key differences between accreditation programs

Army Corps of Engineers upgrades VA, Army medical facilities

Abstract art fills lobby of San Antonio hospital

Michigan health system considering cutting-edge short-stay hospital

Are present hospital security plans enough?

Georgia hospital earns thousands of dollars for saving energy

Scottish hospital recognized for energy efficiency

Parallel cost estimating for a capital program

Healthcare design must change with ACA reforms

N.Y. may build a new hospital in Brooklyn

Modular hospital designs to cut Indian construction costs

Common healthcare cost cutting mistakes

When renovating patient rooms one by one makes sense

Clinicians' use of mobile devices increasing

Protecting laundry workers from Ebola threat

Program to support healthcare facility resiliency

Ohio health systems establishes own police force

Operating room lights burn patients at Oregon hospital

Prefab hospital project elements can save money and time

Report released on overcrowding at NewYork hospital ER

Emergency illumination in mechanical room Q&A

After Boston Hospital shooting, area facilities revisit security

How much of a threat is gun violence in hospitals?

Flu and winter germ prevention tips for healthcare facilities

Police work with Ohio hospitals' security forces

CDC: Keep patients out of waiting room for early flu treatment

Designers adjusting to move away from traditional healthcare workplaces

Dealing with healthcare construction cost and schedule challenges

Whitepaper explores firewall breaches

VA police cite nationwide security lapses after shooting

Cleveland hospital to convert to ambulatory care center

Staff contributes to design of Saskatchewan health facility

Lighting choices can improve patient experience and bottom line

Multidisciplinary student design teams to focus on healthcare

Hospitals' fried chicken tradition at odds with health mission

Ensuring your emergency messaging system is disaster-ready

Controlling infections in waiting rooms

Mock-ups help health system control costs, design hospital

Kansas hospital upgrades emergency department

Shriners hospital honored for reducing energy consumption

Pre-occupancy research can improve design

ThermaSol introduces 24/7 Solution center for homeowners and installers

Magnum Energy Solutions launches innovative wireless solutions at AHR Expo 2015

Indiana hospital creates police department

Upgrading the emergency department for increased volumes

Comparing accreditation programs

Columbus hospital called among last 'billion-dollar jobs'

Hospital construction projects can increase HAIs

Green House projects are a new model for long-term care

Foodservice tableware can make effective first impression

Rethinking designs for the aging

New Joint Commission standards available on website

Mississippi hospital storm ready

Behavioral health design comes with its own regulations

Construction barrier doors Q&A

Infection control a high priority for healthcare facility managers

Broken water main floods Pontiac hospital

Patient, doctor suffer electric shocks at Scottish hospital

Ontario hospital FM spent career pursuing efficiency

Georgia hospice blends palliative healthcare with nature

New ED design responds to changing demographics

Maintaining power during an earthquake

New hospital dining space honored for clean, sleek look

Medical equipment budget key to a successful healthcare project

The basics of lightning protection

Indiana facility opens new surgery pavilion

California hospital plans seismic study

New Kaiser hospital features updated technology

The 'Internet of things' can offer solutions or new problems

New children's psychiatric facility planned in Richmond

North Carolina hospital forms police department

Focusing on resilient design

Acronyms facility managers should know

Langley hospital project honored

Indiana University Health to open 12 urgent care centers

Occupant load calculation Q&A

Milwaukee M12 FUEL 5-3/8'' circular saw is first of its kind

Missouri mental hospital designed to be safer

New York hospital cafe cited for safety problems

Queensland public hospital construction progresses

$228 million California facility completed five months early

Columbus children's hospital plans expansion

Lighting can improve patient experience

Canadian addiction center reflects Catholic tradition

Military jet transformed into a flying hospital

New Mexico court says 'Wet Floor' sign is a safety device

Ebola offers lessons for facilities

Report: NHS hospitals call police 175 times a day

Carpenters training for infection control

Mobile options for emergency communication

Healthcare facilities 2015 and beyond

Texas Children's Hospital plans Ebola treatment center

Indiana senior facility honored for design

Supply chain technology can save time, money

Nova Scotia hospital receives province's first LEED certification

Humidity in sterile storage rooms Q&A

Designing a contingency plan for Ebola

Canadian scientists find key to trapping bedbugs

Boston Hospitals cut energy use by 6 percent, despite continued facility growth

Hospital focuses on 'food as medicine'

Indiana children's hospital built with IPD methodology

Hospitals adding technology to cleaning routines

Planning for disaster and power recovery

New Hampshire hospitals react to fatal shooting at area facility

Ontario hospital receives funding for equipment improvements

Integrating NICUs into hospitals

Building information modeling can benefit space management

Floor care issues explained

Medicare cuts payments to 721 hospitals for hospital-acquired conditions

Farm-to-bed cooking gaining ground

Health system preparing for climate change

New technologies aid hospital design and construction

Lighting changes transform cancer center

South Brisbane hospital fixing glitches after complaints

Issues delay North Carolina hospital

Copper bedrails may fight hospital infections

Group works on Ebola building standard in Africa

Technology boosting building efficiency

U.K. hospital commissions new energy center

Senior care facility upgraded to improve living experience

Water-birth facilities reviewed after baby's death

Do U.S. healthcare professionals feel safe after Ebola?

HAI battle fought on multiple fronts

Almost every Edmonton health facility found with infrastructure problems

Natural methods for fighting bacteria

Community health center planned for South Dakota

Benefits Of BIM in healthcare design

Replacement hospital planned for N.C. region

NHS hospital opens carbon-saving energy center

U.S. healthcare system could benefit from Ebola

Imaging area design, regulations are evolving

University of Alabama modernizes student health facilities

Arizona hospital ED expansion includes security upgrades

Retro-commissioning can bring surprises

Langley Air Force Base Hospital renovation completed

Juno Lighting Group introduces two nNew Trac 12 TL214 LED modules with innovative WarmDim technology and color accents

How to advance in facility management

Building information modeling can promote safety and green design

U.K. hospital takes hand hygiene high-tech

Nurses benefit from daylighting, study says

Denver hospital saved $4.3 million with prefabrication

$1.5 billion hospital complex built in San Francisco

DIRTT launches the ICE Virtual Reality Experience Using Oculus Rift

Students brainstorm to reduce hospital-acquired infections

Hawaiian healthcare system shifting facility to skilled nursing

Computer simulation modeling can match space to strategy in healthcare

Children of baby boomers expected to changes aged-care standards

Lights not enough to improve safety around hospital

Top health technology hazards named

White House report tells hospitals how to prepare for climate change

Boston hospitals reducing energy use

Emergency Department design strategies

Attack spurs concerns over hospital parking

Nevada hospitals add armed guards after shooting

Canadian hospital reviews security after patient violence

New Mexico hospital to remodel patient rooms

Design decisions paying off for Indianapolis hospital

Emergency department classification Q&A

UTSW's Clements Hospital honored as Dallas' Real Estate Project Of The Year

Energy internet of things is enabling centralized facility management inside complex, critical healthcare systems

Designing a men's health facility

Cooling tower upgrade can make big difference

Disinfecting bedside electronics

Utah hospital opens hotel for patients, families

Outpatient facility built from former office building

Louisiana facility ICU design honored

Armed attacks on hospitals becoming more frequent

Earthtronics introduces high color and whiteness rendering dimmable PAR20, PAR30 and PAR38 LEDs

Designing safer restrooms

Ambulatory care design can improve sterile processing

35 U.S. hospitals designated Ebola treatment centers

U.S. may have reached peak preparedness for future Ebola cases

Some Ebola guidelines questioned

South Dakota hospital moves from 100-year-old new facility

CDC offers four keys to infection control

U.S. hospitals wary of cost and stigma of treating Ebola

Delaware hospital honored for facility management

Edmonton hospital in dire need of repairs, political party officials say

Aged-care workers at high risk for injury, report says

Occupant notification device Q&A

Designing for the millennial patient

Evaluating cleaning products for Ebola use

Oahu health facilities to get $2 million in capital improvements

Nebraska Ebola unit shares waste removal best practices

Washington hospitals hit will data security breach

Is evidence-based design research too hypothesis driven?

New Fort Benning hospital doubles size of predecessor

Massachusetts considers new assisted living protections

Attacks on hospital nurses lead to new laws

St. Louis-area hospitals prepared for unrest

Toolkit helps healthcare facilities reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save water

Engineers need to keep up with healthcare changes

U.K. hospital vows action over fire safety lapses

Colorado hospital looks at waiting room safety concerns

Hospital managers say culture change key to better hand hygiene

Healthcare Design honors top projects of 2014

Sustainable, efficient buildings for healthcare

Study says hand dryers can spread bacteria

Dealing with medical laundry breakdowns

Hospital maintains organic farm to benefits patients, staff

Healthcare CEO builds for future with evidence-based design

As U.S. Ebola scare fades, infection control focus wanes

Developing brand identity to elevate your patient experience

Chief facilities officer needs strategic vision

Children's hospital design relied on kids' input

HVAC systems for healthcare facilities

Breach of fire regulations in operating rooms spark changes

Getting strategic about energy management

Regulatory standards lag behind urgent care boom

Latest trends in generator design

Hand-washing and housekeeping lapses blamed for high infection rate

Snow brings chaos, loss to Buffalo nursing home

Muskoka hospitals' designs still in flux

Key HIPAA physical safeguards

Hospitals can be danger zones

Designing to support patient wellness

Dealing with healthcare projects codes and standards

Vacant Mississippi rehab facility to be repurposed as Ebola unit

Patient Room 2020 looks at future of design

Medical computers can lower operating costs

Electron-beam technology may be a better way to sanitize Ebola waste

Environmental services can boost patient experiences

Building safe, effective healthcare facilities

Oregon hospital tests therapeutic garden

'Self-cleaning' surface reduces pathogens, study says

Florida facility focuses on Ebola prep

$21 million Coney Island Hospital resiliency project completed

Evolving technology affects healthcare design

Swedish hospital raising the bar on sustainability

Key questions about carpet and vinyl floorcoverings

Study: Cleanliness promotes better behavior

Clearing the air: Healthier interiors in healthcare

Healthcare floorcoverings need good substrates

The healthcare workspace is evolving

Survey shows growing workplace violence in healthcare

Infection control tips in the age of Ebola

Design trends for women's health facilities

Should IT users be treated like patients?

Wisconsin hospital system produces more energy than it consumes

Arkansas health system consolidates for efficiency

Houston Medical Center adds UV technology to infection control

Ebola fears spark equipment companies to restrict service

Nature influences design of Florida cancer center

Protecting healthcare spaces from construction vibration

Choosing a disinfectant to fight Ebola

Designing for elderly patients

Preparing for Ebola - the FM's role

Long-term care dining needs to step up its game.

Study: Hospital workers wash hands less toward end of shift

U.K. not prepared for Ebola, expert says

Hospitals shifting to renewable energy

Mothers get remote link to babies in intensive care

Faulty sprinklers cause flooding at Jersey City Medical Center

UT Southwestern builds new hospital in Dallas

Hospitals embracing alternative fuel sources

Hospital designers balance safety and luxury

Four storm-damaged NYC hospitals to get $1.6 billion

Construction begins on Nevada health village

R.I. ambulatory facility achieves LEED Gold

Alternative HVAC systems popular in hospital applications

White paper on power strips available

Interpreting the Life Safety Code

Detroit-area hospital plans $160M expansion

Ebola heightens awareness of HAIs

Tampa ER designed for comfort

Building automation systems can help cut costs

Kashmir hospital relies on solar power

Report says infections, accidents and injuries remain problems despite gains

Building data analytics can help bottom line

Private rooms for infants gains support

WHO updates personal protective equipment guidelines for Ebola

UW Health to stop selling sugar-sweetened drinks

Hospital says goodbye to green Jell-O

Controlling MRI noise and vibration

As water concerns mount, U.S. consumption increases by more than 68 million servings

Facilities experts urge Ebola prep

Embarking on a Lean journey for your next major capital project

Louisiana hospital makes campus smoke free

New Zealand bacterial outbreak linked to facility faults

Healthcare's big-box future

Demand for Ebola supplies up

N.J. hospital reduces energy output by 20 percent

Pakistani hospitals set up disaster management wards

Hospital builds stronger ED after storm

Two Virginia hospitals achieve infection risk certification

Study links armed guards to less hospital violence

Case study: maximizing surgery center flow

America's experiencing a hospital-food revolution

Emergency backup generators don't always work when needed, probe finds

'Homelike' setting in senior care not so important, study says

New N.C. orthopedic clinic includes LED lighting upgrade

Vermont psych facility rebuilds after hurricane

Nashville facility integrates behavioral, primary care

Jazz tested as post-op pain treatment

Common security framework can be key tool for healthcare facilities

Consolidating health services boon to medical office market

Millions in unused medical supplies tossed annually

Hospitals meeting climate change challenge

Evaluating design research tools

Ebola may be draining resources from other efforts

Good hand hygiene essential in HAI battle against health

Making a hospital 'Ebola ready'

Great Neck facility to build bio-containment unit

Using BIM in ambulatory care center construction

Associations issue statement on processing biohazardous medical waste

Georgia facility project based on evidence-based design

Florida nursing home cited for rats

Laundry council backs CDC Ebola guidelines

Fire-rated door frame Q&A

Legionella: An 'everyone' issue

Identifying Legionella issues starts with setting a baseline through culturing

Take a photo tour of Canadian mental health facility

Chris O'Brien Lifehouse is Australia's first comprehensive cancer care facility

Hospitals review infection control practices amid Ebola fears

Temporary staffing in healthcare security

Blighted Los Angeles hospital rebuilt after challenging history

Green initiatives gaining favor with hospitals

N.Y. prison expands medical facility

Health system switches to meats without unnecessary antibiotics

Optimizing lighting and HVAC control can save money

Facilities professionals must communicate how they contribute to the organization as a whole

Download free whitepaper on hand hygiene

About one in six doctor visits will be virtual in 2014

New hospital planned for booming Texas region

Mandatory Ebola quarantine criticized

New emergency department designed with smaller waiting rooms

Expert on designing for elderly talks about long-term facility innovation

Controlling allergies in a long-term living facility

Oklahoma hospital begins to rebuild after tornado

Testing can help clarify wayfinding system

Herman Miller announces a new tool for learning about a product's sustainability

Prevent winter pest problems

N.C. continuing care retirement community tackles expansion

Denver's Saint Joseph Hospital includes interventional platform floor

Georgia Medical Center keeps grounds green all year

NYC healthcare workers readying for Ebola

California healthcare district cutting hospital construction costs

Successfully integrating BIM in hospital construction

How loudness affects the hospital environment

Healthcare design survey stresses efficiency

Liquid oxygen transfilling Q&A

N.J. bill would give power-restoration priority to healthcare facilities

Hospital security departments bracing for Ebola impact

Twin Cities hospitals help anchor local food movement

UK hospital criticized for filthy conditions

Delaware's health facility built on military tank assembly site

Facility managers feeling effect of healthcare industry changes

CDC issues stronger standards for Ebola healthcare workers

Long Beach hospital may be partially or completely razed due to Sandy damage

Maintaining Joint Commission accreditation

San Antonio hospital energy investments save money

Energy measurement best practices for healthcare

UK hospital patient dies after dietary mistake

Competition encourages design innovation for cancer patients

Retroficiency analytics improve utility efficiency program targeting and cross-channel engagement

Eaton offers versatility and long service life in PV systems with new high amperage solar combiner boxes

Littman Brands donates multiple lighting fixtures to Ronald McDonald House of Long Island

Ebola preparedness urged for clinics

Healthcare community focuses on healthy lifestyle

Ebola raises concerns over infection controls

Iowa hospital works to decrease patient falls

Improving hand-washing compliance

On-site corporate clinics becoming more common

OSHA issues Ebola guidance

Healthcare construction at seven-year high in Twin Cities

Appropriate technology key to hospital security

What determines a wet procedure location?

Detroit hospital considers outsourcing housekeeping

Making the most of a multi-tenant outpatient facility design

Ebola a workplace issue for healthcare facilities

What if a flu pandemic were to happen tomorrow?

Community health beyond just the data

CDC's how-to on treating Ebola safely

Nurses at Dallas hospital say there were no Ebola protocols

Housekeeping leader at senior care facility honored

TriRivers Health Partners installs integrated power management system

Many nursing homes still lack sprinklers

Manhattan medical center tailored for men

Werner announces availability of Max Patrol self retracting lifelines

Hospitals can learn from Dallas' Ebola mistakes

Hopes realized seven years after Michigan hospital installs vegetative roof

Winning facility design for men 'strong but vulnerable'

Choosing patient-unit flooring

Waste containers Q&A

Surgical fire prevention strategies

Firefighting in hospitals takes specialized training

Hues for healthcare spaces

Designing a welcoming waiting room

Ohio State University opens cancer emergency department

University of Delaware health facility built on brownfield

PeridoxRTU sporicidal disinfectant meets CDCs guidance for hospital disinfection of Ebola

LED adjustable wall packs and bullet flood lights expand MaxLite outdoor lineup

CTS consolidated telecom services partners with real-time technology group to provide advanced identity management

Tech Lighting introduces element LED multiples

White House blogs about preparing for Ebola

Ensuring health facility firewall integrity

Connecticut hospitals gear up for Ebola

When Ebola is suspected but not confirmed, linen should be left in the room until test results are obtained

When Ebola is suspected but not confirmed, linen should be left in the room until test results are obtained

A day at a Liberian Ebola clinic

Stabbed surgeon calls for safety boost in Australian hospitals

Virgin Island hospitals to be revamped to save energy

California hospital gets seismic safety reprieve

CDC: Discard Ebola patient linens as regulated medical waste

Less (space) can be more with emergency department efficiency

Copper coated hospital beds help combat possible infections

Successful healthcare project delivery starts right on day one

New $25 million rehab center planned for Grand Rapids

Medical recliners can help providers with ACA requirements

Facility design may attract, keep physicians

Single-use device reprocessing saves money and the environment

U.S. nearing solution on Ebola waste issue

Case study: Long-term value for VA healthcare campus

Behavioral health facility wins design award

VA New Orleans replacement medical center has self-sustaining power plant

U.S. has the healthcare system to stop Ebola

Kaiser Permanente renovation celebrates Oakland location and relationship with city

Hand hygiene improves with monitoring

Feds may be lowering safety standards for Ebola waste

Calif. guv OKs one hospital workplace safety bill, vetoes another

Designing a better patient experience

Take a photo tour of new Oregon women's health center

Health system initiative to reduce red-bag waste

Book calls for detoxing healthcare

CMMS success rests on having a plan, goals

Parkland offers lessons in practical design

Indiana health network forms its own police force

Environmental services 'secret weapon' against HAIs

Scottish hospital not clean enough for HEI inspectors

Managing health facilities after a merger

Dealing with infectious disease

Hospital's rebirth in New Orleans

Electronic surveillance cuts death rates, study says

Temporary staffing in healthcare security

Lego blocks used to help design Canadian healthcare center

Electrical closets Q&A

Milwaukee introduces M12 and M18 LED lantern/flood lights with TRUEVIEW

UK hospital chlorine contamination sparks police investigation

Study says shark-skin-inspired surface helps control MRSA

The Quiet Zone: Controlling noise and improving privacy in hospitals

N.C. health providers team up to cut costs

R.I. healthcare organization repurposes manufacturing space

MaxLite launches LED flush mount ceiling fixtures for residential and hospitality lighting

Technology infrastructure can reduce costs and improve patient care

Knowing the impact and costs of chemical disinfectants

Survey names 10 cleanest Dallas hospitals

Replacement hospital planned after tornado

Adelante Healthcare CEO talks about the future of community healthcare

Hospital pillows can harbor pathogens

Experts say US hospitals unprepared for Ebola waste

Converting doubles to private rooms

HVAC considerations in hybrid OR design

N.J. utility honored for hospital efficiency

Essential vs. critical electrical systems

Edmonton hospital fighting influx of flies

Ontario health system introduces guest meal program

Children's hospital to have Xbox Kinect-powered atrium

Critical power management systems vital for health facilities

New ambulance bay built to improve safety and efficiency

Boomers reinventing senior food service

Best hand-hygiene practices for a healthcare facility

Omega Products releases its latest product: Omega Stucco Cleaner

BlazeMaster fire sprinkler systems boost efficiency, cost-effectiveness with updated listing

Pexip introduces Infinity Connect - an all-new suite of software clients

Earthquake-retrofit costs lead to closing of L.A. hospital

UAE hospitals don't spend enough on infection control

Resolute Health's Wellness Campus features green spaces, walking trails and gardens

Control valve tamper switches Q&A

Hospitals trimming energy costs with demand response programs

St. Louis senior community renovates inside and out

Charles Maggio joins CBRE Healthcare as managing director

Talkaphone releases VOIP-600 Series IP call stations

Healthcare center blamed for man's mushroom poisoning

Seniors' food preferences and attitudes spark chef's creativity

Architect talks of 'restorative design'

Rural hospitals closing without ACA money

Retail urgent care retailers increase access

Palm Springs hospital unveils emergency phone system

Preventing Clostridium difficile infections

Hospitals find cost-cutting energy efficiencies

CDC issues Ebola checklist

New hospital in Ireland has intimate feel

Structural engineering decisions more complex in healthcare

Color-coded sheets to aid to infection control efforts

California apartment complex adds health clinic

Faulty CCTV system prevents hospital assault probe

Is design an answer for obesity?

Preparedness key to containing outbreaks

Hospital room design boosts patient recovery times

Construction near-constant at Pa. care community

California nursing home settles suit over asbestos violations

Enhancing indoor air quality in healthcare facilities

Ghana Ridge Hospital design inspired by Kenyan culture

Green restrooms promote efficiency, wellness

FEMA offers resources for digital disaster prep

Free webcast on preparing your facility for value-based purchasing

Daylight's benefits coming to surgical areas

Indoor air quality control in public and shared spaces helps eliminate odor issues

Leviton expands SmartlockPro AFCI and GFCI product lines

Healthcare systems move away from flame retardants in furniture

Louisiana healthcare providers planning multi-million dollar construction projects

Ambulance staff says hospital ramping could have fatal consequences

Kansas City-area memory-care facility plans $7.5M expansion

Milwaukee expands its leadership position in connection technologies

Design Showcase honored projects have unique challenges

Managing waterborne infection risks

Ebola, HAIs boost sales of infection-control software

Flammable liquid storage Q&A

Military offers lessons for dealing with mass casualties

Pennsylvania hospital plants organic farm

Linen loss is an $840 million problem

Post substitute menu choices at long-term facilities

Laser Spine Institute plans ambulatory surgery center

Cancer center healing garden offers calming respite

$18.5 million rehab center set in Wisconsin

Innovations become the new design standard

Boston Hospitals going green

Kaiser Permanente taps more solar power

New study shows reusable textiles' benefit to healthcare facilities

Complying with proposed fire safety regulation changes

Mini health clinics bring care to Myanmar

Survey names 10 cleanest Chicago hospitals

Gloucestershire hospitals to save 500,000 pounds a year with green efforts

Maryland hospital builds combined heat and power plant

Australian cancer center lauded for daylighting

Tampa General improves facility with LED lighting and digital controls

Benchmarking called critical to energy management

Photo tour of hospital food around the world

Mobile healthcare facility created in van

Texas hospital gets $500,000 rebate for energy efficiency

Info offered on scabies management in healthcare facilities

Hospital patients benefit from new rooms, healthcare exec says

Balancing care with efficiency

Rediscovering integrated building systems

If you see something, say something

Ontario hospital honored for going greener

Hospital expansion goes with copper piping

Healthcare design benefits still depend on financial incentives

Are you ready for the new 2012 Life Safety Code?

Patient play helps shape hospital garden project

Kentucky hospital expansion balances comfort, safety

New Jersey hospital investing in urgent care

More hospitals focusing on sustainability, report shows

Preventing common health facility accidents

N.H. facilities get federal grants for renovations

S.C. hospital's new entrance facade part of $34M renovation

Hospital parking changes raise safety concerns

Converting retail spaces to healthcare

Maintaining a facility's interior

Bethesda hospital plans $230 million expansion

Behind the scenes of Integrated Project Delivery

Determining sustainability's value

Bedside tech part of the healing process

LED lighting standards: What is R9 and why does it matter?

Kansas facility plans major re-construction, remodeling

Urgent care centers provide easy access, cost control

Indiana University Health turning mansion into clinic

California hospitals prepare for Ebola while stressing low risk

For a healthcare data center, redundancy is key

Key hand-hygiene strategies include easy access to sanitizer

Window film can balance comfort, energy savings

Green thumbs enhancing menu at Thunder Bay hospitals

San Francisco hospital to have seismic safety feature

Healthcare workers go on strike over Ebola safety fears

Health system adapts to change through consolidation

Long Island High school opens health center

Planning can limit the impact of severe weather on food costs

Flooring helps distinguish young adult cancer unit

N.Y. hospital focuses on worker safety

Hospital focus shifting to outpatient strategies

Fire station to add health facility

Violence in hospitals called rare but difficult to stop

Quiet Kit helps raise patient satisfaction scores

Healthcare facilities turning to data centers as technology needs grow

White paper on antimicrobial protection available

ACA creates new healthcare design standard

HVAC and solar features help Pennsylvania hospital cut costs and energy use

Armstrong unveils expanded range of three-speed circulators

Managing senior-care renovations and expansions

Probe finds hospital security not properly trained after man jumps to his death

Evaluating your wayfinding system

Design features can influence nurse job satisfaction

Adding an extra floor - without affecting the schedule or budget

Emerson Network Power debuts first-of-a-kind ASCO Series 336 paralleling system

Gerflor USA joins world's leading commercial flooring partnership

Starting a plastics recycling program

UK hospital has its own school and gardens

Healthcare waste disposal ideas sought

Healthcare organizations have a range of data center options

Optimizing hospital security with identity management software

Trends in essential power systems

Hospital food is being redefined

Gerflor USA launches Taralay impression wood for healthcare

New Action Excel NR floating floor system now available

ABM Healthcare Support Services named one of America's Best Places to Work for 2014 by Modern Healthcare

Controlling indoor air quality in public and shared spaces helps manage airborne public health issues

Garland's new restoration system revitalizes asphalt and metal roofs

Study says C. diff patients will contaminate some staff

Balancing present, future needs with design

Critical access hospital re-imagining care delivery

Study says health workers exposed to high levels of antibacterial soap chemical

Designer gives teen's hospital space a new look

OSHA fines Boston-area hospital for unsafe conditions

Boston Children's Hospital building designed for quiet

CMS backs new dining practice standards

St. Louis hospital to add 200 beds

Minnesota Security Hospital under scrutiny

Emergency department design can fight contagious disease

Preventing common hospital accidents

Healthcare design for Millennials

Hospitals lauded for cutting energy use

Leviton expands VerifEye line of Smart Meters with Series 4000 industrial-class meter

New helicopter pad on Scottish hospital causing concern

New Hampshire hospital trucking in natural gas to cut energy use

Healthcare spaces affect attitudes, behaviors

Infection control recommendations for Ebola questioned

Hospitals rethink the role of art

New Indiana hospital adopts patient-centered design

Sanford Fargo Medical Center to get new lobby, patient rooms

Room-service approach improving hospital food

Video shows flood waters burst through Nebraska hospital

ACA may mean the end of bad hospital food

FGI Guidelines Q&A

Reducing the risk of healthcare-associated infections

Air flow path matters in patient rooms

Study compares hand hygiene and environmental cleaning

Southampton Hospital plans new facility