September 2013 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Behaviorial Healthcare survey details 40 electronic health record systems


Survey is magazine's annual look at the growing range of information technology products and solutions from vendors who serve the behavioral health industry.

9/30/2013 3:00:00 PM

Infection control should be part of disaster plan


Guide for for ambulatory care centers on infection prevention during disasters recently released

9/30/2013 12:00:00 PM

Take a photo tour of Mercy Health - Rookwood Medical Center


Cincinnati health center project's highly visible location came with it's own set of challenges

9/30/2013 10:30:00 AM

Five blog entries from National Health IT Week


MedCityNews.com gathers five blog entries from National IT Week discussions

9/30/2013 8:00:00 AM

Linetec expands anodize facility, increases capacity, grows staff


9/30/2013 12:00:00 AM

Backpack your way to cleaner floors


9/30/2013 12:00:00 AM

ICONICS 2013 Worldwide Customer Summit


9/30/2013 12:00:00 AM

Methodist Hospital of Southern California cybersecurity program honored


ECRI Institute's 2013 Award recognizes an outstanding initiative undertaken by member healthcare institution that improves patient safety, reduces costs

9/27/2013 3:00:00 PM

Collaboration key to solving challenges of rehab hospital project


Craig Hospital project architects gain perspective by immersion in 'Craig way'

9/27/2013 12:00:00 PM

Five ways to link health information technology, quality measurement


AHRQ Report offers tips on engaging patients, connecting data

9/25/2013 3:00:00 PM

UK company develops keyboards to help reduce HAI risk


Keyboards have flat design with no raised or recessed surfaces and monitors and ability of monitor own cleaning status

9/25/2013 2:00:00 PM

AHE elects two at-large board members


Association for the Healthcare Environment president re-appointed

9/25/2013 1:00:00 PM

Demand for nurse informaticists ramps up


Nursing informatics blends nursing science, information science and computer science

9/25/2013 12:00:00 PM

Honored hospice design focuses on resident-centered care


Private conversation area for families, residential style restrooms contribute to homey feel

9/25/2013 11:00:00 AM

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Take the long view when investing in health care data


There may not be a clear pay-off at first, but data is the key to trimming health care costs

9/25/2013 10:00:00 AM

Bridgeport Hospital builds new plaza to improve safety of entrance


The $5 million project includes greenery, a sheltered walkway and a water sculpture

9/25/2013 9:00:00 AM

Are hospitals getting too posh?


With some new healthcare facilities becoming harder to differentiate from hotels - how is cost, care effected?

9/25/2013 8:00:00 AM

DAQ's Entrowatch access system wine ASIS Accolades Award


9/25/2013 12:00:00 AM

MenuTrinfo partners with Personal Touch Food Service on allergy training


9/25/2013 12:00:00 AM

AMAG Technology Launches Symmetry HD Camera Line


9/25/2013 12:00:00 AM

WAC Lighting unveils Huntington, LED pendant


9/25/2013 12:00:00 AM

New LZR Microscan Automatic Swing Door Sensor from BEA


9/25/2013 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Design magazine announces 2013 Remodel-Renovation winners


Six projects honored in fourth annual competition

9/24/2013 3:00:00 PM

CRE infections tracked by state


Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology put together summary of states with superbug issue

9/24/2013 2:00:00 PM

New ASHRAE reference guides hospital HVAC design


Guidelines focus on system filtration, temperature, humidity, air change, pressurization and exhaust

9/24/2013 1:00:00 PM

White paper: Defining a framework to meet healthcare technology challenges


White paper discusses the issues healthcare facilities face when implementing and integrating new technology.

9/24/2013 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals make significant progress in disaster readiness


Drilling and education has paid off since 9/11, anthrax

9/24/2013 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare can be fixed by design


Wired Q&A talks to consultant about how to bring human-centered design to a complex system

9/24/2013 10:00:00 AM

Renovation of Stanford's Hoover Pavilion balances preservation and practicality


Space houses clinics, physicians’ offices, a health library, and a pharmacy

9/24/2013 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council seeks nominations for 2014-2016 board


Four HLAC positions in three director classes are open

9/24/2013 8:00:00 AM

Klein and Nello Wall Systems team up to offer complete modular frameless glass office environments


9/24/2013 12:00:00 AM

Cree introduces new high density class of XLamp CXA LED Arrays


9/24/2013 12:00:00 AM

SMGlobal's FastMaint CMMS software manages maintenance work orders for industrial equipment, facilities, and utilities.


9/24/2013 12:00:00 AM

HydraMaster presents new 2013-2014 chemical catalog for CleanMaster Solutions


9/24/2013 12:00:00 AM

CertainTeed secures environmental product declaration for Sustainable Insulation, verifying Life Cycle Performance


9/24/2013 12:00:00 AM

Study shows patients prefer digital communication over print


Most visitors and patients said digital content enhanced the hospital experience

9/23/2013 3:00:00 PM

How to purchase hospital products on a budget


Easy tips and tricks that can cut down on spending

9/23/2013 2:00:00 PM

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Energy savings project reveals potential hospital catastrophe


The potential hazard that was overlooked for 20 years was scary, but not unusual

9/23/2013 1:00:00 PM

Healthcare IT security is difficult, but not impossible


Planning and thorough security risk analysis needed

9/23/2013 12:00:00 PM

Residential facilities get new pediatric infection prevention guidelines


Patients vulnerable to infection and their families are at risk of exposure to infectious pathogens in common areas

9/23/2013 11:00:00 AM

Chemotherapy delivery given kid-friendly makeover


Designers look to rubber duckies and superheroes to make experience a little easier

9/23/2013 10:00:00 AM

IBM to build analytics platform for NYC hospital system


New platform will standardize information from patients, providers, locations and reimbursement codes

9/23/2013 9:00:00 AM

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Design shouldn't be all about the end result


Blog suggests that doing an "archaeological dig" into client's journey will enhance understanding of goals

9/23/2013 8:00:00 AM

Myths and realities about low moisture carpet care


9/23/2013 12:00:00 AM

Stairwell Light Fixture integrates occupancy sensor to cut annual electricity use by 50-75 percent


9/23/2013 12:00:00 AM

Siemon's new MAX TurboTool significantly reduces Category 5e and Category 6 termination times


9/23/2013 12:00:00 AM

New Fluke 1730 three-phase electrical energy logger simplifies the discovery of electrical energy waste


9/23/2013 12:00:00 AM

AMAG Technology announces new features to SymmetryWEB


9/23/2013 12:00:00 AM

MRSA infections fall by more than 50% in U.S. hospitals


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows drop from 2005-2011

9/20/2013 3:00:00 PM

Claims data called crucial for ACO analytics


Clinical data from electronic health records seen as insufficient for analytic purposes

9/20/2013 2:00:00 PM

HHS awards $5.3 million for health IT in rural areas


Grants will help expand the rural health information technology workforce and the use of telehealth

9/20/2013 1:00:00 PM

India hospital planted in a garden setting


Tata Medical Center designed to be open, transparent, and welcoming

9/20/2013 12:00:00 PM

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How long will health care boom last in Dallas/Forth Worth?


Parkland Memorial Hospital is the nation's largest health care construction projects in progress

9/20/2013 11:00:00 AM

Three ways big data is changing healthcare


Preventative care, better quality, and decreased costs link to new technology

9/20/2013 10:00:00 AM

4 findings on healthcare facility design's effect on HAIs


Contact, air, water, and spatial separation cited as key factors in study

9/20/2013 9:00:00 AM


Take a photo tour of LourdesCare facility in N.J.


The 55,000-square-foot ambulatory care center was converted from a vacant supermarket

9/20/2013 8:00:00 AM

Hubbell Lighting releases new led highbay fixtures for hazardous, high ambient and light industrial applications


9/20/2013 12:00:00 AM

Utilivisor offers predictive analysis energy advisory services


9/20/2013 12:00:00 AM

Illuminating Engineering Society selects 14 Acuity Brands lighting products for annual progress report


9/20/2013 12:00:00 AM

Unified Power, LLC and GB Technologies announce new strategic partnership


9/20/2013 12:00:00 AM

Clorox Healthcare products now EPA-Registered to kill infection-causing pathogens on hard-to-treat soft surfaces


9/20/2013 12:00:00 AM

Vermont hospitals commit to a healthier future


Vermont is the first state to commit to enrolling all of its hospitals

9/19/2013 3:00:00 PM

New IT degree with health care focus offered


Information-related job growth in the health care field is expected to increase by 21 percent between 2010 and 2020

9/19/2013 2:00:00 PM

How does a community hospital manage data growth?


Watertown, N.Y., hospital streamlining how it manages and backs up data

9/19/2013 1:00:00 PM

Little momentum seen for local food movement in Ontario health care system


Systemic issues - rather than philosophical ones - called the biggest barrier

9/19/2013 12:00:00 PM

Is equipment financing the right solution for HIT investments?


10 questions for decision makers to ask before they invest

9/19/2013 11:00:00 AM

Learning HIM from experts


Geisinger, Intermountain are ahead of the curve managing health information.

9/19/2013 10:00:00 AM

Heart of Healthcare award winners named


AHE and Kimberly-Clark honor environmental services technicians for infection prevention efforts

9/19/2013 9:00:00 AM

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Adult hospitals could take a lesson from children's facilities


Warm, cheerful lighting, family-centered spaces, single-patient rooms and engaged staff make a huge difference

9/19/2013 8:00:00 AM

New collection of high-end hand towels debuted at top tradeshow, proving that impressions make the difference


9/19/2013 12:00:00 AM

Bio-based cleaners: Myths and realities


9/19/2013 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power launches flexible Rack/Row UPS, delivering capacity-on-demand without increasing footprint


9/19/2013 12:00:00 AM

WaterSignal introduces the first wireless system that continuously monitors water usage in real time.


9/19/2013 12:00:00 AM

Magnetek to debut space-saving Quattro AC Elevator Drive at NAEC 64th Annual Convention


9/19/2013 12:00:00 AM

New 40 Watt LED Low Bay Light from Larson Electronics replaces 250 Watt metal halides


9/19/2013 12:00:00 AM

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Healthcare designers can learn from office design


The increasing use of wireless technologies to diagnose and treat patients requires that healthcare organizations create different types of spaces

9/18/2013 3:00:00 PM

NHS Change Day making a difference, organizers say


Over 189,000 pledges were made to improve patient experience and/or clinical outcomes

9/18/2013 2:00:00 PM

Rush Memorial Hospital named 2013 Most Wired


Magazine survey polls hospitals and health systems regarding their IT initiatives

9/18/2013 1:00:00 PM

Design of Alaskan clinic reflects culture of patients


Building 'shouts' the Athabascan culture in its colors, forms and artwork

9/18/2013 12:00:00 PM

N.J. firm stays busy in health care construction


Nursing home specialist partnering for new rehabilitation center

9/18/2013 11:00:00 AM

Unplanned data center outages slightly less common, but still a challenge, survey finds


Most respondents in the study stated that they would rather walk barefoot over hot coals than have their data center go down

9/18/2013 10:00:00 AM

Where are the 50 greenest hospitals in America?


Attention to carbon emissions, medical waste, water consumption, unhealthy food, fossil fuels and climate change are part of the hospital mission

9/18/2013 9:00:00 AM

Advances in nurse call system technology offer new, better care options


Once-optional features - including systems integration and handheld abilities - now standard.

9/18/2013 8:00:00 AM

Noesis Energy aims to spur energy efficiency projects with Noesis Pro Project Services


9/18/2013 12:00:00 AM

EYE Lighting recognized in the 2013 IES progress report


9/18/2013 12:00:00 AM

AMAG Technology announces Symmetry Security Management System Integration with ASSA ABLOY Aperio wireless lock technology platform


9/18/2013 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite launches versatile StaxMAX LED flood lights


9/18/2013 12:00:00 AM

Alucobond natural line expanded with graphite, stainless, zinc, rust color finishes


9/18/2013 12:00:00 AM

Outpatient and research facility designed to encourage foot traffic


Boston building built like a busy city to encourage unplanned encounters and random meetings

9/17/2013 3:00:00 PM

Singapore launches green building initiative


Agency study shows retrofitted buildings already saving $24 million a year

9/17/2013 2:00:00 PM

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Cancer treatment waiting room redesigned just for kids


Staff-driven project was inspired by young cancer patient

9/17/2013 1:00:00 PM

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Healthcare building facades create a positive first impression


Four examples of inspiring designs make an immediate connection with patients

9/17/2013 12:00:00 PM

Recycling big-box retail into sustainable healthcare space


Deconstructing a facility can present more challenges than starting from scratch

9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM

Need for data reshaping HIM professions


Health information managers seeing new demand and new roles

9/17/2013 10:00:00 AM

Survey ranks health care facilities second for suspect hand-washing habits


Only restaurants rank higher for locations that Americans are 'most concerned' about others not washing their hands

9/17/2013 9:00:00 AM

Hospitals need the right tools to tackle sustainability


The willingness is there, but resources and time are often in short supply

9/17/2013 8:00:00 AM

Maker of advanced healthcare-disinfection Robot, TRU-D SmartUVC, to address importance of UV disinfection at AHE Conference


9/17/2013 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong recycling programs get Pennsylvania Waste Watcher Awards


9/17/2013 12:00:00 AM

Acuity Brands makes converting downlights to LED easy with RV Series From Lithonia Lighting


9/17/2013 12:00:00 AM

Optimized OmniFlex™ Dispense-and-Vac for Foodservice


9/17/2013 12:00:00 AM

SCA's Tork brand launches collection of high-end towels


9/17/2013 12:00:00 AM

Combined heat and power systems reduce energy use and outage risk


Regulations often stand in the way as utilities' profits take a hit

9/16/2013 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals working to increase community access to healthier food


Research shows eating more produce could save 100,000 lives and $17 billion annually

9/16/2013 2:00:00 PM

Can social networking help solve EHR interoperability?


Benefits of sharing and commenting on records within dedicated social networks discussed

9/16/2013 1:00:00 PM

Residents protest Utah medical waste incinerator


North Salt Lake plant accused of blanketing the region in toxic smoke

9/16/2013 12:00:00 PM

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Planning a healthcare analytics strategy


DotMed.com proposes three questions to ask before you begin

9/16/2013 11:00:00 AM

C. Diff rates nearly doubled 10 years


Data comes from analysis of U.S. National Hospital Discharge Surveys from 2001 to 2010

9/16/2013 10:00:00 AM

Singapore hospital designed with a 'Four Seasons' influence


Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, specializing in heart and vascular treatment, neurosciences, orthopedics, and surgery, aspires to be 'hospital of the future'

9/16/2013 9:00:00 AM

Palliative care unit designs focus on calm and comfort


Quiet, homelike atmostphere key to de-stressing patients and families

9/16/2013 8:00:00 AM

Enterprise patient portal meets meaningful use criteria for patient and family engagement


9/16/2013 12:00:00 AM

aptiQmobile turns smartphones into credentials


9/16/2013 12:00:00 AM

Rehrig Pacific Company receives FDA approval for new reusable Sharps Container


9/16/2013 12:00:00 AM

Brady launches ToughWash harsh washdown labels for food and beverage market


9/16/2013 12:00:00 AM

Report shows Massachusetts hospitals can save $700,000 per year with combined heat and power systems


9/16/2013 12:00:00 AM

Health system embraces earthbound data storage


Not all health data storage solutions are in the cloud in "conservative" strategy

9/13/2013 2:00:00 PM

C-change: the chief experience officer joins the executive circle


Patient experiences have a financial impact with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

9/13/2013 1:00:00 PM

Maintaining attractive design elements key to patient satisfaction


Budget limitations another reason to purchase and manage furnishings cost-effectively

9/13/2013 12:00:00 PM

Data on EHR problems causes concern


Software default value-related incidents resulted in unsafe conditions or prolonged hospitalization

9/13/2013 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals look past codes to set power reliability minimums


Recent natural disasters spark proactive infrastructure upgrades

9/13/2013 10:00:00 AM

Patient barcoding introduced to curb medication errors


Colorado hospital uses coded bracelets to monitor drugs, dosages, and timing

9/13/2013 9:00:00 AM

Technology is layered in hybrid OR suite


Complex design process includes hundreds of variables to intregrate operating rooms with diagnostics services suites

9/13/2013 8:00:00 AM

Survey says 82% of employed Americans believe there is a connection between office morale and the amount of natural light in an office


9/13/2013 12:00:00 AM

Meyda Custom Lighting introduces BOLA


9/13/2013 12:00:00 AM

Acuity Brands makes converting downlights to LED easy with RV Series from Lithonia Lighting


9/13/2013 12:00:00 AM

"Data BIG and Small: What Healthcare Decision Makers are Using Now" is Focus of ECRI Institute's 20th annual Health Policy Conference


9/13/2013 12:00:00 AM

Hospital Complications dashboard assists hospital staff in tracking, monitoring and preventing patient safety- and infection-related events


9/13/2013 12:00:00 AM

Geisinger Medical Center honored for environmental services excellence


Magazine names facility ES Department of the Year

9/12/2013 3:00:00 PM

Charlottesville hospital takes closer look at safety


Daily safety huddles at Martha Jefferson hospital brings departments together

9/12/2013 2:00:00 PM

Data called most enduring asset in any healthcare organization


Health IT expert offers tips on balanced data governance

9/12/2013 1:00:00 PM

Stricter hospital alarm rules will start in 2014


'Alarm fatigue' blamed for change in Joint Commission regulations

9/12/2013 12:00:00 PM

10 ways that healthcare quality impacts costs


Impact goes beyond much-reported $9.8 billion annual infection price tag

9/12/2013 11:00:00 AM

Updated Life Safety Code waiver rule allows bigger trash cans


The update balances "unreasonable hardship" for facilities and resident safety

9/12/2013 10:00:00 AM

The operating room is redefined as new technologies emerge


Careful planning and design can benefit patient care and cost efficiency

9/12/2013 9:00:00 AM

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Protective gloves get used and abused


Blog maintains gloves effectiveness only as potent as the overall commitment to safety

9/12/2013 8:00:00 AM

Engineer shares tips for creating corporate facility maintenance programs


9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

Baylor Health Care System wins 2013 Tech Titans Award for successful needs-based customizations to Allscripts EHR


9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

NetworkThermostat announces two new thermostats UP32H-IP and UP32H-WIFI with humidity sensing


9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong ceiling & wall systems honored with six Construction Excellence Awards


9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

Pegasus Building Services offers new fogging services for microorganism, infection and mold control


9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

Download free patient safety tools


Most popular items include Hospital Decontamination Self-Assessment and Healthcare Teamwork and Communication Toolkit

9/11/2013 3:00:00 PM

Designing a hybrid OR in a limited space requires leap of faith


Collaborative planning and flexible equipment choices were also crucial

9/11/2013 2:00:00 PM

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VNA can be antidote to proprietary health care data


Technology can translate data to a consistent format and enable communication across disparate entities

9/11/2013 1:00:00 PM

Restroom design can influence perception of facility


Poor design choices can create a bad first impression

9/11/2013 12:00:00 PM

New beds improve safety at Marshfield hospital


Replacing 90% of the facility's beds costs $4.9 million

9/11/2013 11:00:00 AM

Boston rehab hospital designed to be as inclusive, sustainable and accessible


Architectural details reflect waterfront location as play a role in patients' healing process

9/11/2013 10:00:00 AM

It's Environmental Services and Housekeeping Week!


Celebration includes free daily webinars for members

9/11/2013 9:00:00 AM

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Cloud computing reduces HIPAA compliance risk


IT systems that enable secure sharing of information without the need to transport a safer bet

9/11/2013 8:00:00 AM

The cHealth Innovation Symposium will be hosted by OCHIN, Inc., the Oregon Medical Association, and Oregon Health Network


9/11/2013 12:00:00 AM

FCS OmniColl building energy performance monitoring at WEEC


9/11/2013 12:00:00 AM

"Improve Your Office Day" is Oct. 4


9/11/2013 12:00:00 AM

AFFLINK's eLev8 process "elevates" marketing slogan


9/11/2013 12:00:00 AM

Hamilton Pacific Chamberlain awarded HVAC project for Baltimore VA Medical Center


9/11/2013 12:00:00 AM

$10.9M construction contract approved for two Texas clinics


West Odessa clinic - slated for a summer/fall 2014 opening - will be the first urgent care in the area

9/10/2013 3:00:00 PM

Study puts hospital infections price tag at $9.8 billion annually


Recent JAMA Internal Medicine report reviewed data from 1998-2013

9/10/2013 2:00:00 PM

Six steps for a successful waste management program


Arkansas Children's Hospital shares methods for dealing with medical waste

9/10/2013 1:00:00 PM

Design elements examined in reducing fall risks


Looking at a range of factors - related to the patient and the environment - together found to be most effective

9/10/2013 12:00:00 PM

Bipartisan Policy Center calls for health IT oversight framework


BPC seeks response that engages health care stakeholders, protects patient safety, supports learning and promotes innovation

9/10/2013 11:00:00 AM

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Financial incentives ineffective to fight healthcare-acquired infections


Health-plan financed infection fighting can actually a financial boon, blog says

9/10/2013 10:00:00 AM

Top 10 reasons for implementing a new matting system


Change of season, increased safety, green cleaning system cited as reasons to think mats

9/10/2013 9:00:00 AM

Joint Commission sites 5 toughest ambulatory care standards


Four of the top five 2013 standards made the 2012 list

9/10/2013 8:00:00 AM

Horizon Eye Care adopts InteliChart patient portal to streamline patient-provider communication


9/10/2013 12:00:00 AM

Fieldpiece Instruments introduces advanced compact thermometer


9/10/2013 12:00:00 AM

Nonresidential construction index remains constant


9/10/2013 12:00:00 AM

Daylighting window film shows potential to significantly reduce lighting energy use in buildings


9/10/2013 12:00:00 AM

Acuity Brands launches new fixture-mount occupancy sensor with interchangeable lenses from Sensor Switch


9/10/2013 12:00:00 AM

Advocate sued after huge data breach


Four unencrypted laptops were stolen from its facility in the second largest data breach to date

9/9/2013 3:00:00 PM

How important is hospital security?


Tips and tricks to better protect healthcare institutions

9/9/2013 2:00:00 PM

PCs may check out from hospitals


Zero-client terminals are taking there place

9/9/2013 1:00:00 PM

Hospitals make slow progress toward sustainability


Survey shows hospitals say that environmental sustainability is important, but are at varying stages of initiatives

9/9/2013 12:00:00 PM

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Healthcare industry needs to do more to prevent hospital-acquired infections


To err is human, to continually not protect against it is institutional failure

9/9/2013 11:00:00 AM

New federal rule highlighted after sprinkler system saves nursing home residents


Fire sprinklers required in all U.S. long-term care facilities as of previous month

9/9/2013 10:00:00 AM

Where do 'superbugs' hide in hospital rooms?


Ten common patient touch points are where most environmental cultures are obtained

9/9/2013 9:00:00 AM

National Health IT Week kicks off Sept. 16


Week-long celebration includes Health IT Technology Showcase and Policy Summit

9/9/2013 8:00:00 AM

New operator interface technology copper keyboards kill drug resistant superbugs


9/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

Impact HUB and Herman Miller partner to inspire connectivity around the world


9/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

MEDSEEK leading enterprise patient portal market with live clients


9/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

Sir Kenneth Robinson to headline BIFMA's 2014 360 Leadership Conference


9/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power and world-class medical campus solve emergency power infrastructure conundrum . . . reliably


9/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

Ensuring fail-safe power in emergencies


Constant power through the hospital's critical power supply depends on all components functioning properly

9/6/2013 1:00:00 PM

Tips from Joint Commission on survey readiness


Medication management updates are key for 2013: Red flags may include automated dispensing cabinets and therapeutic duplication

9/6/2013 12:00:00 PM

Michigan Green Healthcare Conference to focus on food


Event will showcase sustainable approaches for hospitals in food and other areas

9/6/2013 11:00:00 AM

Study says hospital-acquired infections cost $10 billion a year


Five most common health care-associated infections effect one of 20 each year

9/6/2013 10:00:00 AM

North Carolina long-term acute care / inpatient rehabilitation hospital nearly finished


New $40 million facility will be a joint venture between Carolinas HealthCare System Rehabilitation and Carolinas Specialty Hospital

9/6/2013 9:00:00 AM

Design-build renovations can cut costs, problems in hospital projects


Design-build avoids potential problems by enabling coordination before construction, which can save money and time

9/6/2013 8:00:00 AM

Spray Kleen from Sunburst Chemicals is complete janitorial and sanitation cleaning solution


9/6/2013 12:00:00 AM

ASTM Approves TRSA management practices as green laundry standard


9/6/2013 12:00:00 AM

43 percent of energy leaders plan to invest more in efficiency next year, according to Schneider Electric survey


9/6/2013 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power reports electrical codes should more strongly address onsite power location


9/6/2013 12:00:00 AM

WattStopper simplifies control system integration and improves user experience in high-profile spaces


9/6/2013 12:00:00 AM

Cancer patients' special needs drive design decisions


A soothing environment can help mitigate stress, raise comfort levels and create better psychological health

9/5/2013 1:00:00 PM

UK student designs anti-infection invention


'Flo' bracelets dispense sanitizing liquid

9/5/2013 12:00:00 PM

Many hospitals at risk for EHR penalties


Small, rural U.S. hospitals not meeting electronic health record requirements

9/5/2013 11:00:00 AM

Would FDA-regulated IT systems make health care safer?


Doctor says yes: Electronic medical records, digital imaging, provider order entry and test results are core medical functions

9/5/2013 10:00:00 AM

Green healthcare design's big price tag largely a myth


Study shows cost increase of 1-2 percent for LEED certified projects

9/5/2013 9:00:00 AM

Has hand hygiene in hospitals gone too far?


Doctor takes the gloves off in blog extolling the necessity of touch in patient care

9/5/2013 8:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power debuts 3-D modeling capability for ASCO


9/5/2013 12:00:00 AM

Cree Expands CR Series LED Downlights Delivering Greater Application Coverage And A Lower Initial Price


9/5/2013 12:00:00 AM

Branding slogan emphasizes eLev8 process 'elevates' results


9/5/2013 12:00:00 AM

Georgia-Pacific Gypsum DensDeck Prime roof boards enhanced


9/5/2013 12:00:00 AM

Parallon expands healthcare information technology service capabilities


9/5/2013 12:00:00 AM

Digital age brings new issues to video monitoring


Bandwidth a key challenge as surveillance systems evolve

9/4/2013 1:00:00 PM

Nursing homes, long-term facilities behind in EHR


Lack of funding, financial incentives and penalties are sited as key obstacles to adoption

9/4/2013 12:00:00 PM

New research explores hospital indoor air quality and infection control


Two studies look at open-plan ward design, ventilation strategies and energy management

9/4/2013 11:00:00 AM

Sound-absorbing ceiling tile can help improve hospital acoustics


Technology, planning and design choices can also help avoid noise in patient rooms

9/4/2013 10:00:00 AM

Designers must balance safety and comfort at psychiatric hospitals


Facilities should reflect input from clinical staffers and former patients

9/4/2013 9:00:00 AM

Joint Commission International releases hospital standards


Fifth edition addresses new and substantially updated standards that take effect April 1, 2014

9/4/2013 8:00:00 AM

New Russelectric 30-cycle-rated transfer switches simplify selective coordination


9/4/2013 12:00:00 AM

Legrand introduces high-capacity round furniture feed floor box


9/4/2013 12:00:00 AM

RIDGID SeeSnakeMonitor offers fast, efficient results


9/4/2013 12:00:00 AM

Building Intelligence incorporates upgraded security watch list feature into SV3path for loading docks and visitor management


9/4/2013 12:00:00 AM

Zurn Wilkins unveils new stainless steel large diameter backflow preventer


9/4/2013 12:00:00 AM

C. difficile management may not be infection control problem


CDC report finds most patients carried bacteria at time of admission

9/3/2013 1:15:00 PM

Ambulatory care facilities have unique design challenges


Lean process improvement, shared medical appointments, telehealth services just some of the factors to consider

9/3/2013 11:45:00 AM

Conversion of retail sites to healthcare has a price


Convenient locations may increase patient buy-in to wellness

9/3/2013 11:00:00 AM

Hospital Healthy Food Initiative works to improve hospital dietary standards


National organization joins with hospitals and food providers to provide better options

9/3/2013 10:00:00 AM

8 tips on keeping facilities clean, green, and healthy


Transition to fall perfect time for review procedures

9/3/2013 9:00:00 AM

High-level data security, flexibility seen in the cloud


Cloud-hosted data harder to access for thieves, but easier for health care providers

9/3/2013 8:00:00 AM

Pegasus Building Services announces hydrogen peroxide fogging services


9/3/2013 12:00:00 AM

WPS slated to save $3.9 million in innovative energy practices by 2020


9/3/2013 12:00:00 AM

DebMed introduces hand hygiene solution for the critical patient point-of-care


9/3/2013 12:00:00 AM



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