December 2014 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Water-birth facilities reviewed after baby's death


Baby is believed to have contracted Legionnaires' disease from bacteria in the birthing pool

12/30/2014 3:00:00 PM

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


The Decoded Science website interviewed healthcare workers about lingering Ebola concerns

12/30/2014 2:00:00 PM

HAI battle fought on multiple fronts


The battle against hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) includes protocols, processes and design, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/30/2014 1:00:00 PM

Almost every Edmonton health facility found with infrastructure problems


Alberta Health Services review shows infrastructure problems exist at every Edmonton-area health facility

12/30/2014 11:00:00 AM

Natural methods for fighting bacteria


The installation of bacteria-killing copper alloys to reduce bacterial loads has demonstrated promising results

12/30/2014 9:00:00 AM

Community health center planned for South Dakota


New Rapid City facility to combine services from three present locations

12/30/2014 8:00:00 AM

Valspar coatings help Markthal Rotterdam achieve vibrant indoor mural


12/30/2014 12:00:00 AM

InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance leader addresses cybersecurity for intelligent buildings at Realcomm Events


12/30/2014 12:00:00 AM

Inogen announces reimbursement for the Inogen One G3 in Germany


12/30/2014 12:00:00 AM

DriSteem's Water Treatment Systems delivers softened and/orreverse osmosis water


12/30/2014 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals meet challenges of treating Ebola


Two U.S. facilities that successfully treated patients with Ebola share key strategies

12/29/2014 3:00:00 PM

Benefits Of BIM in healthcare design


The use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in gaining popularity as healthcare projects continue to grow in size and complexity, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/29/2014 2:00:00 PM

Replacement hospital planned for N.C. region


The new McDowell Hospital will be constructed on the same campus where the existing one stands

12/29/2014 12:00:00 PM

NHS hospital opens carbon-saving energy center


Cheltenham General Hospital energy center will save Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust over 10 million pounds

12/29/2014 11:00:00 AM

New DMC Heart Hospital reboots signage


Signage is designed to connect people to new location and build awareness

12/29/2014 9:30:00 AM

Wisconsin health system's energy independence aims for healthier environment


Gundersen Health System powers past denials and failures

12/29/2014 8:00:00 AM

Daetwyler Clean Energy achieves industry-leading fire safety rating


12/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

MultiCare Health System chooses Premier, Inc. to improve outcomes, reduce costs and advance population health


12/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

New Web Trax floor mat from Superior Mfg. Group provides maximum slip-resistance in wet environments


12/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

Hubbell Outdoor Lighting adds motion sensor option to award winning LED wallpack family


12/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

Ecova survey reveals 2015 energy and sustainability predictions


12/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

U.S. healthcare system could benefit from Ebola


While Ebola has affected the U.S. in a relatively small way, it may have an enduring impact on the healthcare system

12/26/2014 3:00:00 PM

Imaging area design, regulations are evolving


FGI Guidelines keep up with technology and safety issues

12/26/2014 2:00:00 PM

University of Alabama modernizes student health facilities


UAB had experienced a 30 percent increase in the demand for health and counseling services since 2012, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/26/2014 12:00:00 PM

Arizona hospital ED expansion includes security upgrades


Mountain View Hospital in Payson more than doubles its size

12/26/2014 11:00:00 AM

Retro-commissioning can bring surprises


Experts offer advice about what this process really means for a building

12/26/2014 9:00:00 AM

Langley Air Force Base Hospital renovation completed


Project recognized with a Design-Build Award for projects over $15 million

12/26/2014 8:00:00 AM

Armstrong enhances ceiling design freedom with on-center linear lighting integration


12/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

Eaton’s innovative lighting solutions and wiring devices to be featured in upcoming episode of PBS' 'For Your Home'


12/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

New screen cover on Electric Eel Ecam Ace & Ace 2 offers distinct advantages


12/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

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


12/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

How to advance in facility management


There is a wide range of career opportunities in healthcare facilities management

12/23/2014 3:00:00 PM

Building information modeling can promote safety and green design


BIM has emerged as a popular tool for design, development and efficient construction of complex buildings

12/23/2014 2:00:00 PM

U.K. hospital takes hand hygiene high-tech


The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust installed a real-time locating system to monitor staff hand-hygiene, using TeleTracking technology

12/23/2014 12:00:00 PM

Nurses benefit from daylighting, study says


Cornell research said nurses served their patients in better moods than nurses who settled for large doses of artificial light

12/23/2014 11:00:00 AM

Denver hospital saved $4.3 million with prefabrication


Using prefabricated elements in the construction of the new Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver cut 72 workdays off the construction schedule

12/23/2014 10:00:00 AM

$1.5 billion hospital complex built in San Francisco


New facilities include a 289-bed hospital complex on the UCSF Medical Center's Mission Bay Campus

12/23/2014 8:00:00 AM

Armstrong Natural Creations luxury vinyl tile with the I-Set installation system named a Best of Year 2014 honoree by Interior Design


12/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

BOKA Powell completes $98 million Forest Park Medical Center, San Antonio


12/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

DIRTT launches the ICE Virtual Reality Experience Using Oculus Rift


12/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

KIRK Interlocks promote safe hydrogen cooled generator purging


12/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

CBRE Group, inc. healthcare practice achieves strong growth in 2014


12/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

Students brainstorm to reduce hospital-acquired infections


Young biomedical engineer creates bacteria-killing lights

12/22/2014 3:00:00 PM

Hawaiian healthcare system shifting facility to skilled nursing


$80 million redevelopment includes rehabilitation clinic and aging, memory, and brain health services

12/22/2014 2:00:00 PM

Computer simulation modeling can match space to strategy in healthcare


Designs that support efficient processes allow providers to treat more patients in less space

12/22/2014 12:00:00 PM

Children of baby boomers expected to changes aged-care standards


Many have substantial financial and electoral power

12/22/2014 11:00:00 AM

Lights not enough to improve safety around hospital


Experts say it takes lights, cameras and action

12/22/2014 10:00:00 AM

Top health technology hazards named


ECRI Institute announces top 10 health technology hazards for 2015

12/22/2014 8:00:00 AM

Recipients of Technology Awards announced by ASHRAE


12/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

Protect-All Flooring launches new website


12/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

Industry first lead-free brass commercial ball valves


12/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

Sanicubic 2 Lifting Station from SFA Saniflo


12/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

Serin Collection of sensor faucets from American Standard


12/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

White House report tells hospitals how to prepare for climate change


The report calls for hospitals to use 'predictive climate models' in construction

12/19/2014 3:00:00 PM

UCHealth plans Fort Collins emergency center


Freestanding emergency center would be located near competitor Banner Health's hospital and emergency room

12/19/2014 2:00:00 PM

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Standardization: A growing trend in healthcare security


Standardization of healthcare protocols and procedures is an established practice that helps create a safer and more affordable patient culture

12/19/2014 12:00:00 PM

Boston hospitals reducing energy use


Energy conservation and efficiency cut energy use by 6% over the last three years

12/19/2014 11:00:00 AM

Emergency Department design strategies


Many factors must be considered the future of the emergency department (ED), as demand for its services grows, according to an article on the Haelthcare Design website

12/19/2014 9:00:00 AM

Best practices for healthcare facilities in winter


Managers must recognize and mitigate building corrosion

12/19/2014 8:00:00 AM

Eaton's new BRX miniature circuit breaker leads market in interrupting ratings


12/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

A new GFCI that self tests every three seconds from Legrand


12/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

AAMA updates voluntary specification for the lamination of wood and cellulosic composite materials


12/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

Attack spurs concerns over hospital parking


Regina hospital is reviewing parking situation after an employee is attacked while walking to her car

12/18/2014 3:00:00 PM

Nevada hospitals add armed guards after shooting


Armed security guards are coming to two Renown Health hospitals in Reno, Nev., after a fatal shooting last year

12/18/2014 2:00:00 PM

Canadian hospital reviews security after patient violence


Staff of Stanton Territorial Hospital in Canada's Northwest Territories wants security guards' role strengthened

12/18/2014 12:00:00 PM

New Mexico hospital to remodel patient rooms


Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe will also be constructing 36 new patient rooms

12/18/2014 11:00:00 AM

Design decisions paying off for Indianapolis hospital


A year after Eskenazi Hospital opened, designers say most of the project's design features are are paying off, according to a blog on the Healthcare Design website

12/18/2014 10:00:00 AM

Emergency department classification Q&A


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about emergency department classification

12/18/2014 8:00:00 AM

Makinex partners with US Pressure Washer Manufacturers Mi-T-M


12/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

PlateSmart and Samsung create first LPR-Enabled camera


12/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

10 key considerations when a healthcare tenant negotiates a shopping center lease


12/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

Intermatic Introduces New LED fix mount button, stem, and stem and swivel electronic photo controls for extended life


12/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

Makinex partners with US Pressure Washer Manufacturers Mi-T-MAAMA releases updated voluntary specification for multi-bar hinges in window applications


12/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

Armed attacks on hospitals becoming more frequent


Violence has resulted in deaths, injury and destroyed facilities

12/17/2014 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals compete for patients with amenities


Hospitals wooing patients with gourmet food, posh pillows, lobby waterfalls, original art and valet parking

12/17/2014 1:00:00 PM

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


Project includes 35,000 square feet of dedicated educational space

12/17/2014 12:00:00 PM

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


The emergence of smart grids and the uptick in M&A activity have been major factors in driving demand for centralized facility management solutions

12/17/2014 11:00:00 AM

Designing a men's health facility


Care providers have started offering men healthcare options in outpatient settings

12/17/2014 10:00:00 AM

Cooling tower upgrade can make big difference


Using a more energy-efficient fan motor can be more energy efficient as well as saving money and maintenance

12/17/2014 8:00:00 AM

Aurora Universal Protocol Converter now available on WaterFurnace Versatec Base, Versatec Ultra and Envision Compact products


12/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

WAC Lighting introduces Niveous LED Pendant


12/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

How to avoid critical mistakes in sampling water for Legionella


12/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

More than 50% smaller and 75% more energy-efficient, Appleton N2LED fixture is game changer for emergency egress lighting


12/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

Know thy enemy when it comes to winter floor care


12/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

FMs share bedbug stories


Two facilities deal with bed bug issues despite proactive pest control strategies

12/16/2014 3:00:00 PM

Disinfecting bedside electronics


Frequently touched gadgets can harbor germs and standard disinfecting methods could cause damage

12/16/2014 2:15:00 PM

Utah hospital opens hotel for patients, families


University of Utah Hospital is leasing a former hotel with 44 remodeled rooms, 27 of them with small kitchenettes

12/16/2014 1:00:00 PM

Outpatient facility built from former office building


Massachusetts medical center is one of many projects converting existing space

12/16/2014 12:00:00 PM

Louisiana facility ICU design honored


Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge has been honored with the 2015 ICU Design Citation Award

12/16/2014 11:00:00 AM

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Site security, safety and overall building design


It is important for security teams to weigh in on safety design early in the process

12/16/2014 9:00:00 AM

Armed attacks on hospitals becoming more frequent


Violence has resulted in deaths, injury and destroyed facilities

12/16/2014 8:00:00 AM

Sterling unveils Xcelon, ultra high efficiency make-up air rooftop system


12/16/2014 12:00:00 AM

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


12/16/2014 12:00:00 AM

Aurora Universal Protocol Converter now available on WaterFurnace Versatec Base, Versatec Ultra and Envision Compact products


12/16/2014 12:00:00 AM

Boston Hospitals cut energy use by 6 percent


12/16/2014 12:00:00 AM

Designing safer restrooms


Take into account spatial considerations and maintenance strategies to minimize falls and transmission of infections

12/15/2014 3:00:00 PM

Ambulatory care design can improve sterile processing


Risks can be reduced with 'process-driven' design and planning

12/15/2014 1:00:00 PM

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LightSense - bright ideas for healthcare facilities


The quarterly LightSense blog will cover the latest in healthcare lighting trends and how lighting can address energy and maintenance savings and optimize the patient experience

12/15/2014 12:00:00 PM

China's Fifth XiangYa Hospital concept to embrace region's landscape


Design will allow users of the hospital and the entire community visual and physical access to a planned park, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/15/2014 11:00:00 AM

Firefighters respond to care facility power outage


Patients in the ventilator wing dependent on electric ventilator machines were first issue

12/15/2014 9:00:00 AM

35 U.S. hospitals designated Ebola treatment centers


State health officials have identified 35 hospitals with Ebola capabilities, with more expected

12/15/2014 8:00:00 AM

Armstrong family of TechZone ceiling systems expands


12/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Arbor Solution introduces LYNC-708 touch panel PC for smart building management


12/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Dual-surface cleaning power from one machine


12/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Vistamatic encourages therapeutic design with art inspired vision panels


12/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Evolve Green Seal approved Jan-San products changing how $52 billion commercial cleaning industry cleans


12/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

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


The level of preparedness is massive, according to a report from the White House

12/12/2014 3:00:00 PM

Some Ebola guidelines questioned


Experts questions questioning calls for suspending certain routine lab tests

12/12/2014 2:00:00 PM

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


St. Joseph's staff excited, challenged by move into new $100 million facility

12/12/2014 12:00:00 PM

CDC offers four keys to infection control


Infection control requires much more than pulling on a pair of gloves and a gown

12/12/2014 11:00:00 AM

Budgeting for cold weather maintenance


Facilities should strategically purchase winter products and services

12/12/2014 9:00:00 AM

Designers challenged to do more research


Health facilities could easily serve as laboratories for healthcare design research, but so far, nothing's been done, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/12/2014 8:00:00 AM

Protecting restroom cleaning pros from Ebola and other infectious diseases: nine new steps to follow


12/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Top performing health system completes comprehensive database build with Influence Health


12/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Protecting restroom cleaning pros from Ebola and other infectious diseases: nine new steps to follow


12/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Understanding matting terminology


12/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong family of TechZone ceiling systems expands


12/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

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


Facilities worried about steep costs, unwanted attention and the possibility of scaring away other patients

12/11/2014 3:00:00 PM

Delaware hospital honored for facility management


Beebe Healthcare receives ASHE Excellence in Healthcare Facility Management Award

12/11/2014 12:00:00 PM

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


Royal Alexandra Hospital's issues include inadequate ventilation and infection prevention and control

12/11/2014 11:00:00 AM

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


In 2012, more than three-quarters of aged-care facilities reported a work-related injury or illness in the previous three months

12/11/2014 10:00:00 AM

Occupant notification device Q&A


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about occupant notification devices

12/11/2014 9:00:00 AM

Designing for the millennial patient


Successfully marketing to millennial patients will require creating an experience that aligns with their lifestyle, according to a blog on the Healthcare Design website

12/11/2014 8:00:00 AM

MaxLite introduces DLC-listed LED Vapor tight fixtures for parking garages


12/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Radio Callbox provides wireless access control 2-way communication works with existing radios


12/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Danfoss recognizes Daikin Applied with its 5th annual EnVisioneer of the Year Award


12/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Motion Industries releases updated General Product catalog


12/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

RetroLite daylighting system enables building owners to enhance energy efficiency


12/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Evaluating cleaning products for Ebola use


CDC guidelines have been updated and include procedures for identifying effective disinfectants and promoting single-use applicators

12/10/2014 3:00:00 PM

Convenience of free-standing EDs carries a price


Free-standing emergency departments can charge patients rates two to three times higher than an urgent care clinic

12/10/2014 2:00:00 PM

Wash cloths show promise for reducing infections


Jail study looks at treated cloths effect on a high-risk population

12/10/2014 12:00:00 PM

Oahu health facilities to get $2 million in capital improvements


New nurse stations, employee break rooms, renovated patient rooms as well as a new phone system are part of the upgrade

12/10/2014 10:00:00 AM

Outdated rural Oregon hospital replaced


New St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton has a smaller footprint to save on energy costs and footsteps, and a holistic, Lean design approach, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/10/2014 9:00:00 AM

Digital signage: 10 things you need to know


Digital signage system can replace messy bulletin boards, outdated posters, elevator signs and desktop brochures

12/10/2014 8:00:00 AM

GE evolves LED outdoor area lighting with 3 new matching fixtures


12/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

CPI Daylighting's Pentaglas panels help heal through interactive LED color at the Akron Children's Hospital


12/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

Riello UPS introduces three-phase UPS for 65-250 kVA applications


12/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

Eaton's energy efficient LED Luminaire provides unmatched optical performance for high ceiling applications


12/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

Evolve Green Seal approved Jan-San products changing how $52 billion commercial cleaning industry cleans


12/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

Nebraska Ebola unit shares waste removal best practices


Ebola patients treated by the Nebraska team produced more than 50 pounds of solid waste per day, most of which was personal protective equipment (PPE) worn by healthcare workers

12/9/2014 3:00:00 PM

Washington hospitals hit will data security breach


A former employee stole 35 computers and 34 scanners

12/9/2014 2:00:00 PM

Saskatchewan health centers renew hand-washing efforts


Methods include education, more convenient hand-based sanitizers and patient monitoring

12/9/2014 12:00:00 PM

Is evidence-based design research too hypothesis driven?


Beginning with a null hypothesis provides a neutral starting point that takes into account all possible explanations for improved outcomes, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/9/2014 11:00:00 AM

New Fort Benning hospital doubles size of predecessor


Facility includes walking trails and healing gardens, natural palettes and lighting and a noise-reduction focus

12/9/2014 9:00:00 AM

Massachusetts considers new assisted living protections


Assisted living facilities would be prohibited from accepting residents so frail they need months of skilled nursing care

12/9/2014 8:00:00 AM

Merge Healthcare and NextGen Healthcare partner to provide advanced interoperability for increased provider satisfaction and enhanced patient care


12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

ThyssenKrupp unveiled MULTI - A revolutionary cable-free elevator system


12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rite-Hite reinvents the vehicle restraint category


12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Architectural Record magazine names noraplan ntx a record product in annual award competition


12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

QMotion QAdvanced roller shades offer elegant design options and whisper quiet operation


12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Attacks on hospital nurses lead to new laws


States are taking action to protect medical workers' safety

12/8/2014 3:00:00 PM

Understanding Chinese healthcare design


Hospital design in China is logical and pragmatic, and often based on passive green design, according to a blog on the Healthcare Design website

12/8/2014 1:00:00 PM

St. Louis-area hospitals prepared for unrest


Many set up incident commands to oversee operations, relay information to employees and handle media requests

12/8/2014 12:00:00 PM

Toolkit helps healthcare facilities reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save water


The guide offers strategies and outreach materials on water and GHG management, two of the key components of climate change mitigation

12/8/2014 11:00:00 AM

Engineers need to keep up with healthcare changes


Access to care requires more facilities being built - often in poor, underserved areas

12/8/2014 9:00:00 AM

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Training security officers for healthcare


The most critical training for security officers is Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, or EMTALA

12/8/2014 8:00:00 AM

Bobcat Company launches new blog site


12/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

Elite Imaging selects comprehensive eRAD platform


12/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rite-Hite Reinvents the vehicle restraint category


12/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

ATL and HFI collaborate to share info on the efficacy of UV-C devices


12/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

Handheld vane anemometer/psychrometer offers 8-in-1 functionality


12/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

Survey finds staff training and hazardous waste management top Ebola challenges for hospitals


Forty-eight percent identified 'available time for training patient care staff' as the biggest limitation

12/5/2014 3:00:00 PM

U.K. hospital vows action over fire safety lapses


An inspection found hospital had stored combustible items in escape routes, wedged open fire doors and left storeroom doors unlocked

12/5/2014 2:00:00 PM

Colorado hospital looks at waiting room safety concerns


Boulder Community Health addresses complaints over patient safety in waiting areas

12/5/2014 12:00:00 PM

Hospital managers say culture change key to better hand hygiene


Survey found that refreshing and renewing the message, actionable audit results and empowering patients were key themes

12/5/2014 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare Design honors top projects of 2014


Winners of the Healthcare Design Showcase, Remodel/Renovation Competition, Landscape Architecture for Healthcare Communities, and The HCD 10 were recognized at a recent awards lunch, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/5/2014 9:00:00 AM

Sustainable, efficient buildings for healthcare


Engineers with healthcare experience offer tips on sustainable, efficient buildings

12/5/2014 8:00:00 AM

Visible Light Communication from Acuity Brands honored with Lux Innovation of the Year Award


12/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

LG CNS announces an EHR Interoperability with SoftWriters' FrameworkLTC pharmacy management software


12/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Recycling cart line features ergonomic, hinged panel optional panel opens for easy access to electronics waste, bulky items


12/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Subaru's commercial generators feature durable construction and powerful engines


12/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

New guide untangles regulatory web in leasing medical office buildings and healthcare facilities


12/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Study says hand dryers can spread bacteria


Airborne germ counts were 27 times higher around jet air dryers in comparison with the air around paper towel dispensers

12/4/2014 3:00:00 PM

Geriatric psychiatric unit design balances safety, humanity


Mercy Health's Saint Mary's psychiatric unit redesign created a therapeutic, enriching environment with a quiet place for patients that was more helpful for staff, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/4/2014 2:00:00 PM

Dealing with medical laundry breakdowns


The cost of having a good maintenance program is less than that of avoidable equipment failures

12/4/2014 1:00:00 PM

Hospital maintains organic farm to benefits patients, staff


St. Luke's University Health Network startes its farm to encourage staff and patients to choose a healthful lifestyle

12/4/2014 12:00:00 PM

Humidity and temperature in central supply Q&A


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about humidity and temperature in central supply

12/4/2014 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare CEO builds for future with evidence-based design


In an interview on the Healthcare Design website, Avein Saaty-Tafoya, Adelante Healthcare, said a forward-thinking business case is needed for a building that evolves out of evidence-based design and produces the intended functional outcomes

12/4/2014 9:00:00 AM

Building automation and controls for healthcare facilities


Engineers with healthcare experience offer tips on building automation and controls

12/4/2014 8:00:00 AM

Soraa's new full visible spectrum GU10 LED lamps outshine the competition


12/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Workwell completes furniture project for Atlas Holdings


12/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Hexagon Metrology opens state-of-the-art solution center in Silicon Valley


12/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Acentech designs acoustics and AV systems for Drexel University LeBow College of Business


12/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Notifier's FAAST aspirating smoke detection goes big


12/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

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


Hospital officials are trying to ensure that lessons learned don't disappear with Ebola

12/3/2014 3:00:00 PM

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Developing brand identity to elevate your patient experience


Creating consistency while capitalizing on economies of scale should be a core proponent of a system's strategy

12/3/2014 12:00:00 PM

Chief facilities officer needs strategic vision


CFOs need to manage an increasingly decentralized network of facilities

12/3/2014 11:00:00 AM

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White glove security approach enhances patient satisfaction


It is important for security officers to have a positive relationship with patients

12/3/2014 10:00:00 AM

Children's hospital design relied on kids' input


Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., asked children what they would like to see in the facility's new expansion, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/3/2014 9:00:00 AM

HVAC systems for healthcare facilities


Engineers with healthcare experience offer tips on HVAC systems

12/3/2014 8:00:00 AM

Panasonic introduces compact and efficient vertical air handlers


12/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

ASTM International develops first product category rules for the asphalt roofing industry


12/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Smart security choices for smart buildings - Laconicly and Environmental Systems Inc. announce strategic partnership


12/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

FSR's new HuddleVU collaboration system


12/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

UC Davis awarded $100 million to lead program to predict and prevent pandemic threats


12/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Breach of fire regulations in operating rooms spark changes


Manchester, U.K., hospital cited for a variety of violations

12/2/2014 3:00:00 PM

Getting strategic about energy management


It is possible to improve facility performance, reduce energy consumption and shrink a hospital's environmental footprint

12/2/2014 2:00:00 PM

Regulatory standards lag behind urgent care boom


Some are calling for tighter regulations - and more transparency when it comes to communicating with patients about who is treating them

12/2/2014 1:00:00 PM

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Latest trends in generator design


More facilities are realizing the benefit of using multiple smaller generators

12/2/2014 12:00:00 PM

Hand-washing and housekeeping lapses blamed for high infection rate


Cavan General Hospital in County Cavan, Ireland, cited for unclean commodes and equipment and inadequate plumbing

12/2/2014 11:00:00 AM

Electrical and power systems for healthcare facilities


Engineers with healthcare experience offer tips on electrical and power systems

12/2/2014 9:00:00 AM

San Diego hospital shows off results of design competition


Kaiser Permanente asked designers to look into their crystal ball for its 'Small Hospital, Big Idea Competition,' according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/2/2014 8:00:00 AM

Farpointe Pyramid P-900 Proximity Reader provides more flexible read ranges


12/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

ValsparInspireME.com welcomes architects, designers seeking colorful inspiration, useful resources


12/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

RedVector launches downloadable MP3 audio courses for training anywhere, anytime


12/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

Flagler Hospital and BayView Healthcare collaborate for better patient care


12/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

Snow brings chaos, loss to Buffalo nursing home


Huge snow fall in Buffalo, N.Y., led to facility issues, evacuation of residents and one death

12/1/2014 3:00:00 PM

Muskoka hospitals' designs still in flux


Single-site model and two-site model still under discussion for Ontario facilities

12/1/2014 2:00:00 PM

Key HIPAA physical safeguards


Lost, misplaced, and stolen portable devices are one of the leading causes in healthcare security breaches

12/1/2014 12:00:00 PM

Fire and life safety issues for healthcare projects


Engineers with healthcare experience offer tips on fire and life safety

12/1/2014 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals can be danger zones


In hospitals, slips, trips and falls are the second most common cause of injuries that lead to loss of workdays

12/1/2014 9:00:00 AM

Designing to support patient wellness


The healthcare industry is shifting to a wellness-focused model and the built environment plays a key role, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/1/2014 8:00:00 AM

Lenel introduces OnGuard 7.0 security management platform


12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

Bradley earns product innovation award for new HS-Series Terreon solid surface undermount basins


12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

MORIN panels bring colorful cost savings to visible 80-foot tower


12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

Meyda Custom Lighting introduces Coral Chandelier


12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

ASSA ABLOY integrates Aperio wireless technology with Honeywell Pro-Watch security management system


12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM



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