October 2015 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Syracuse hospital tested for Legionella bacteria


N.Y. Health Department testing water at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center

10/30/2015 3:00:00 PM

How hospitals coddle the rich


Elite services exist in various forms and are nearly universal at the most prestigious medical centers

10/30/2015 2:00:00 PM

Popularity of telehealth continues to grow


Telehealth will provide increased healthcare services usually provided at the facility

10/30/2015 12:00:00 PM

Akron hospital mural mark 125th anniversary


Akron Children’s Hospital mural comprises nearly 10,000 individual works of art

10/30/2015 11:00:00 AM

Technology can help with life safety compliance


Maintaining compliance with The Joint Commission’s process can be challenging

10/30/2015 9:30:00 AM

Cancer center design trends address new treatment needs


New treatments must be supported by differently designed treatment and equipment rooms, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/30/2015 8:00:00 AM

D-Link introduces new HD camera with professional features


10/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

ROCKFON Medical ceiling panels offer cleanliness, aesthetics, performance and sustainability


10/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Senate passes cybersecurity legislation—moves to conference


10/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

OSHA will hold a meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee


10/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

New Flood Buzz line of water leak alarms provides early warning of potential leak hazards


10/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Surprisingly common crimes committed in hospitals


Slide show highlights the types of incidents that hospitals might not be as well prepared for as they should

10/29/2015 3:00:00 PM

Top Calif. hospitals struggling with infection control


Federal inspections cited five Orange County hospitals nearly 100 times for infection control violations over the past five years

10/29/2015 2:00:00 PM

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


The team behind the Kay Jewelers Pavilion medical tower at Akron Children’s Hospital in Akron, Ohio, wrote the book on combining Lean and integrated project delivery, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/29/2015 12:00:00 PM

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


Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco operated on generators for a week after hurricane Sandy

10/29/2015 11:00:00 AM

Flexibility key to healthcare's new sustainability


A green facility's infrastructure must meet today’s and tomorrow’s compliance and operational requirements

10/29/2015 9:30:00 AM

Q&A on comingling oxygen cylinders


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about comingling oxygen cylinders

10/29/2015 8:00:00 AM

IDC MarketScape names Emerson Network Power a leader again in analysis of data center infrastructure management vendors


10/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

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


10/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Norton upgrades 2800ST cam action door closer with new low-profile track


10/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eaton offers efficient and efficacious asymmetric lighting solutions to large open spaces


10/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

New Ametherm ACCU-Curve series of interchangeable thermistors features tight tolerances of ± 0.2 °c for high-accuracy temperature measurement


10/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Probe explores possible mold deaths of two more UPMC patients


UPMC mold crisis could be more widespread than initially believed as they continue to investigate possible fungal-related deaths of transplant patients

10/28/2015 3:00:00 PM

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Where do visual privacy gaps exist in your facility?


Identifying high-risk areas can help prevent potential data breaches and support HIPAA compliance

10/28/2015 2:00:00 PM

Staff can help manage healthcare noise and speech privacy


Staff and visitors can play a role by reducing the amount of noise produced in the first place

10/28/2015 12:00:00 PM

Fully digital hospital opens in Toronto


The Humber River Hospital in Toronto features automated kiosks, where patients are able to enter their information to be given their medication from a robotic arm

10/28/2015 11:00:00 AM

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


One of the biggest changes is a growing recognition that students need specialized knowledge to practice in an increasingly complex, multidisciplinary and technically challenging environment, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/28/2015 9:30:00 AM

Creating a sustainable outpatient center


Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago builds facility to support active and sustainable community

10/28/2015 8:00:00 AM

SafeSpace brings new disinfecting solutions to office facilities


10/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Double triumph for Sealed Air at ISSA Innovation Awards


10/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Danfoss EnVisioneering Symposium explores path to sustainable commercial refrigeration


10/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Working with Nest Labs on connected home solutions


10/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

DriSteem introduces new low-maintenance humidification system


10/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Minnesota hospitals review workplace violence plans after shooting


Aitkin County Sheriff’s investigator was killed in the line of duty, at St. Cloud Hospital

10/27/2015 3:00:00 PM

Things to consider with a clean energy plan


With an energy transformation there is not always a clear path for achieving desired results

10/27/2015 2:00:00 PM

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Mobile device management and security


To the mobile workforce, companies should establish a secure mobile device management (MDM) system for employees

10/27/2015 12:00:00 PM

FEMA grants N.Y. hospital $5.4 million


Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco will upgrade the hospital's electrical power system

10/27/2015 11:00:00 AM

Will the new 'house call' effect facility planning


A 2012 showed an increase in positive outcomes for home healthcare patients compared to hospitalized patients, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/27/2015 9:30:00 AM

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


The repair process for the city's Bellevue facility took a lot longer that the nearby VA's

10/27/2015 8:00:00 AM

Enlighted launches enterprise IoT web applications for commercial buildings


10/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Rogers Memorial Hospital–Brown Deer renovates with Wausau's behavioral care windows


10/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong introduces Safety Zone sheet


10/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Taste International launch new Aquila glove range for the oil and gas industries at the NSC Show in Atlanta


10/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Aaron Smith highlights the importance of transparency with EPDs, LCAs, HPDs during AAMA Fall Conference


10/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Connection between Cubs and healthcare facilities comes out of left field


The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System's Research and Educational Hospitals were built on the site of the old ballpark

10/26/2015 3:00:00 PM

ISU students win national healthcare environment design award


The Iowa State students took first place for their conceptual design of a second patient tower at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

10/26/2015 1:45:00 PM

Sustainable design in harsh environments


Smart design choices can create buildings and landscapes that work efficiently but also are resilient in extreme weather

10/26/2015 12:00:00 PM

Designing to meet Boomers' needs


Healthcare design professionals need to rely on knowledge-based design because a mature research and evidence-based design repository doesn’t yet exist, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/26/2015 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare disaster prep should focus on kids


Disasters' effects on children may be more significant because environmental hazards may affect them more quickly

10/26/2015 9:45:00 AM

Solid surfaces choices can effect maintenance


Durability and consistent color are important factors

10/26/2015 8:00:00 AM

Georgia-Pacific Professional unveils new innovations under new GP PRO brand name


10/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Schindler Elevator Corp. awarded major projects for Tampa International Airport


10/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Norton upgrades SafeZone intelligent door closer with selective hold open feature


10/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Florida's largest, private solar array now operational


10/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Renovating, expanding and streamlining: All with a new look


10/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare can learn from Disney technology


Wearable devices can transform the customer experience

10/23/2015 3:00:00 PM

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Writing on the wall: Designing healthcare facilities for healthy behaviors


By converting clinical interiors into flexible, positive and aesthetically pleasing spaces, facilities can improve the patient experience, facilitate healing, enhance visitor comfort and heighten staff productivity

10/23/2015 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare construction waste diversion proves to be cost-effective


For a 250,000-square-foot medical facility, roughly 1.1 million pounds of materials must be removed, recycled or reused

10/23/2015 12:00:00 PM

Case study

Felician Village retirement residence improves food service programs and financial practices


The assisted living resident dining program was upgraded from a non-selective menu to selective table service and restaurant-style menus with no additional staffing or additional costs

10/23/2015 11:00:00 AM

Environmental services worker recognized for patient safety efforts


A long-time employee of Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital has been awarded for infection control work

10/23/2015 9:30:00 AM

Q&A on storage in a separation of different occupancies


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about separation of different occupancies

10/23/2015 8:00:00 AM

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


10/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

HITEC Power Protection introduces the market’s most efficient UPS power solution


10/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

IEHA awards inaugural 'Seal of Approval" to Spic and Span by P&G Professional


10/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

RGF introduces the BLU QR a low cost, quick release A/C coil ultraviolet system


10/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hobbs Brook Management recognized by AGCMass with Build New England Award


10/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Weird crimes committed in hospitals


Hospital security have had to deal with some outrageous crimes

10/22/2015 3:00:00 PM

Florida hospital plans facility for patient families


Florida Hospital Orlando project will include 24 rooms, a porch, kitchen and laundry facilities

10/22/2015 2:00:00 PM

Reviewing Ebola waste disposal protocols


Reassessment of the efficiency of methods determined in last year's outbreak urged

10/22/2015 12:00:00 PM

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


Radiology clinic in Brighton Beach was formerly a brownfield

10/22/2015 11:00:00 AM

'Most Connected' Hospital list released


U.S. News & World Report recognizes hospitals for their use of health IT to improve patient care

10/22/2015 9:30:00 AM

Decluttering hospital corridors


Hospitals must maintain free and unobstructed access to all exits and minimize fire risk

10/22/2015 8:00:00 AM

RGF Environmental continues steady growth through its vertical integration strategy


10/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

New Genetec AutoVu free-flow off-street parking enforcement solution now available


10/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

All-new VersaClean portable extractors deliver superior cleaning for carpets, hard surfaces


10/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

APPA convenes work group to monitor fire, life safety, electrical standards development


10/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Glass specification tool from PPG offers easy access to LBNL database


10/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hand-hygiene behaviors, attitudes affect patient experience


Ninety-three percent of healthcare facility patients and visitors agree that hand hygiene is more important in healthcare settings

10/21/2015 3:00:00 PM

California hospital adopts new trends in hospital food


Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton offering fresh and healthy choices and cooked-to-order meals

10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare can learn from Harley-Davidson


Healthcare organizations must face the reality that they're competing for hearts, minds, and dollars the same way other businesses do, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.

10/21/2015 12:00:00 PM

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


The new 18,000-square-foot emergency department will have 23 beds, including 14 beds for acute care

10/21/2015 11:00:00 AM

N.C. hospital planning new emergency department


The new 18,000-square-foot emergency department will have 23 beds, including 14 beds for acute care

10/21/2015 9:30:00 AM

Assessing risk in behavioral healthcare facilities


The occurrence of inpatients harming themselves or others is increasing

10/21/2015 8:00:00 AM

Ingersoll Rand marks climate commitment achievement at White House HFC Reduction Roundtable


10/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Recipients of IFMA's 2015 Awards of Excellence honored at IFMA's World Workplace


10/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

EnOcean Alliance and AllSeen Alliance further the AllJoyn Framework for a seamless Internet of Things


10/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

7 pillars of visual management create a safer, more efficient workplace


10/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Trane teams up with industry partners to win at ASHRAE Net-Zero Challenge


10/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

N.J. hospital runs gunman protocol drill


Hospital employees also are trained in the health system's disaster response through computer modules

10/20/2015 3:00:00 PM

A facility manager can boost a healthcare project's ROI


Having the facilities department is at the table early can help in the handoff

10/20/2015 1:30:00 PM

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


Designers must create spaces that are part of a larger conversation on how cities are designed and the role healthcare buildings play in the larger plan, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/20/2015 12:00:00 PM

Specifying emergency power in hospitals


Installations for hospitals must comply with NFPA 110 in conjunction with NFPA 70

10/20/2015 11:00:00 AM

When to repair or replace medical equipment


One way to help decide whether to replace an item is the carrying cost of older equipment

10/20/2015 10:00:00 AM

Asbestos found in hospital not a safety risk


New Zealand board says no one's safety is at risk after asbestos was found in three buildings at Dunedin Public Hospital in Dunedin

10/20/2015 8:00:00 AM

IFMA honors two members with Chairman’s Citations at IFMA's World Workplace 2015


10/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

IREM collaborates with 2030 districts in 10 cities to promote sustainability


10/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Generac City offers expansive, interactive collection of industrial case study comparisons


10/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Danfoss participates in second White House industry leader roundtable on reducing greenhouse gas emissions


10/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls: Refrigerant choices should be made carefully


10/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Monitoring dust during healthcare construction


Particulate monitoring can measure how much dust is escaping from construction work area containments

10/19/2015 3:00:00 PM

Massive Alabama hospital move finishes ahead of schedule


Dozens of ambulances help Trinity Medical Center carry 98 patients to its new facility

10/19/2015 2:00:00 PM

Hospital's fire safety fixes to cost millions


A recent report says fire safety failures stretching back years have the potential to put staff and patients at 'intolerable risk'

10/19/2015 12:00:00 PM

UV cuts C. diff transmissions on cancer floors


Study shows that ultraviolet robots helped reduce the transmission rates by 25%

10/19/2015 11:00:00 AM

Napa hospital recycles runoff


Queen of the Valley Medical Center waters its grounds with the condensation from its air-handling units

10/19/2015 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility called an evolving specialty


Healthcare master planning is mirroring the current evolution of the healthcare industry, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/19/2015 8:00:00 AM

New SCA survey in North America shows hand washing awareness affects u.s. patient experience


10/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Dodoma varsity gets ultra-modern hospital


10/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Cold climate challenges addressed in new publication from ASHRAE


10/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lunera Lighting announces new addition to Helen Lamp family


10/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

IFMA Fellows Class of 2015 honored at IFMA's World Workplace


10/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

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


74-year-old man died two days after being restrained by security guards at MedStar Washington Hospital Center

10/16/2015 3:00:00 PM

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


CDC grant makes Emory a member of the Prevention Epicenters Program, which focuses on infection control and prevention research in healthcare facilities

10/16/2015 2:00:00 PM

Study says chemicals, UV rays cut superbug transmissions


Using a combination of chemicals and UV light to clean patient rooms cut transmission of four major superbugs by a cumulative 30 percent

10/16/2015 12:00:00 PM

Maryland hospital adds senior ER suites


Carroll Hospital's emergency department senior care suites designed to make older patients more comfortable

10/16/2015 11:00:00 AM

Missouri healthcare facilities increase security after threatening call


An anonymous caller promised “bloodshed” in a threatening phone message left at a University of Missouri Health Care facility

10/16/2015 10:00:00 AM

Standards for hazardous pharmaceutical waste proposed rule


The proposed rule addresses hazardous waste pharmaceuticals that are generated or managed by healthcare facilities and pharmaceutical reverse distributors

10/16/2015 8:00:00 AM

IFMA releases white paper exploring the C-suite perception of facility management and how to improve it


10/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eaton launches The Lighting reSOURCE online informational hub for industry professionals and students


10/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

HyLite expands energy-saving retrofit solutions with new Omni-Cob models


10/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Universal's Everline family expands with flexibility of Dali digital dimming LED drivers


10/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

ASSA ABLOY announces integration of Aperio Wireless Technology with Keep SMS by Feenics


10/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Selective system coordination in healthcare facilities


Electrical distribution systems require engineers to be diligent when designing them

10/15/2015 3:00:00 PM

Wisconsin Health system plans $35 million psychiatric hospital renovation


Aurora Health Care to invest in Wauwatosa campus improvements

10/15/2015 1:45:00 PM

Mercy Health building $3.9 million facility in Ludington


New facilty will provide urgent and primary care, laboratory, imaging, rehabilitation, behavioral health, occupational medicine and specialty clinic services

10/15/2015 12:00:00 PM

Optimizing an operating room


Small efficiencies can add up to substantial time and cost savings

10/15/2015 11:00:00 AM

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The prescription for successful healthcare facility operations


Small efficiencies can add up to substantial time and cost savings

10/15/2015 9:30:00 AM

Location options for patient restrooms bring own challenges


Patient restrooms can be located either along the interior wall (inboard) or the exterior wall (outboard)

10/15/2015 8:00:00 AM

Global commercial real estate leader CBRE chooses Hightower as preferred technology provider for leasing management


10/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians announces opening of new $80 million hospital


10/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

WAC Lighting offers LED Architectural TUBE interior/exterior luminaire


10/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Distech Controls partners with leading tech hub, Notman House


10/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

IFMA workplace strategy survey finds unassigned space on the rise


10/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

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


Team will design, develop and test various design and systems solutions and will implement these new ideas in surgical environments

10/14/2015 3:00:00 PM

New Orleans hospitals designed for resilience


Two new healthcare facilities, University Medical Center (UMC) New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System’s new VA medical center are designed with redundancy and armor to protect against a future blow, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/14/2015 2:00:00 PM

S.C. healthcare facilities help hospitals in flood zone


Greenville Health System is one of many offering help to those in the Midlands and Lowcountry

10/14/2015 12:00:00 PM

ER redesign can help attract patients


Boston health system redesigns emergency departments to improve servicesand answer competition from urgent care centers

10/14/2015 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities avoid tripping hazards, bacteria seams in restrooms


Combination toilet/shower rooms are sometimes called universal design

10/14/2015 9:30:00 AM

Q&A on storage in a corridor


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about storage in a corridor

10/14/2015 8:00:00 AM

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


10/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

New, larger rebel rooftop units offer energy savings to larger buildings


10/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Distech Controls first to introduce controllers designed to meet oil and gas industry standards


10/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Spectra254 Partners with diagnostic imaging supplies and services, expands footprint into Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic


10/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric named a leader in building energy management software by independent analyst firm


10/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Telehealth expected to curb healthcare construction


CEO sees the number of hospital stays and surgeries trending down

10/13/2015 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities experiment with new restroom designs


One example is the growing use of prefabricated toilet rooms

10/13/2015 2:00:00 PM

Children's hospital opens in Liverpool


The newly opened Alder Hey Children's Hospital features six large, colorful wards with outdoor play areas, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/13/2015 12:00:00 PM

Princeton Healthcare System invests in cost-effective energy


Facility explored non-traditional energy-efficiency solutions to increase cost savings

10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM

Ohio county considering portable hospital


Location and volunteers sought for emergency facility

10/13/2015 9:30:00 AM

Designing a pediatric waiting room


It is important to provide an orderly, clean and calm yet engaging environment

10/13/2015 8:00:00 AM

Medxcel Facilities Management names Scott Cormier as VP of Emergency Management, Environment of Care and Safety


10/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Modernfold's new acousti-clear wall system family unites outstanding aesthetics, effective acoustic control


10/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Call for entries announced for the Inaugural 'BOLD Awards'


10/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

ISSA Hygieia Network opens membership & kicks off awards nominations


10/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hubbell Lighting receives IES recognition for 9 innovative products


10/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

FDA orders scope makers to conduct checks in healthcare facilities


Three duodenoscope manufacturers must conduct studies to better understand how the devices are reprocessed

10/12/2015 3:00:00 PM

Texas women and infants clinic designed for gender-specific experiences


The design sought to nourish the female psyche while supporting medical care, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/12/2015 1:30:00 PM

New Illinois healthcare facility a 'one-stop shop'


Healing Arts Pavilion in Plainfield provides outpatient services including laboratory services, advanced imaging, an immediate care center and physical therapy

10/12/2015 12:00:00 PM

Technology can improve the patient experience


Patients expect the same tech conveniences in their healthcare facility as they do in their daily lives

10/12/2015 11:00:00 AM

Cramped Dublin cancer unit called infection risk


Inspection of Beaumont Hospital found patients were being treated too close to each other

10/12/2015 9:00:00 AM

Adopting tech tools can advance facility professionals


Report says facility management's adoption of technology is lagging

10/12/2015 8:00:00 AM

Newly patented cleaning system saves lives through cleaner hospitals


10/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Court order requires Tru-D to cease false and misleading statements regarding its Mercury UV device & Xenex germ-zapping robots


10/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Integrated project delivery team for Boston Medical Center's Menino addition and renovations project expands to include trade partners


10/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting releases comprehensive work book showcasing entire product line


10/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Trane introduces intelligent services portfolio of energy management solutions


10/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Becoming a green pioneer by (interior) design


The Dell Children's facility became the first project in the world to achieve LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for Healthcare Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council

10/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Bronx hospital worker found dead in facility's bathroom


Man was locked inside a bathroom at Montefiore Medical Center, where he worked, for days without anyone noticing

10/9/2015 3:00:00 PM

Houston hospital may lose funding after patient shooting


St. Joseph Medical Center will be cut from Medicare program unless it corrects safety problems

10/9/2015 2:00:00 PM

NFPA 99 for existing facilities addresses power strips


Overlooking these requirements can be costly

10/9/2015 12:00:00 PM

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


MedStar Washington Hospital Center has yet to release details

10/9/2015 11:00:00 AM

Indianapolis healthcare facilities on construction spree


Hospital systems are back to building as the future of Obamacare become more certain

10/9/2015 9:00:00 AM

Designing surgical spaces to last


Surgery departments must be especially adaptable to accommodate fast advancements in medicine and technology, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/9/2015 8:00:00 AM

Campus transformed to serve community


Little Company of Mary Hospital project balances respect for history and need for modernization

10/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

QuietWalk eco-smart underlayment for floating wood & laminate floors quiets impact sound and floor to ceiling noise


10/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

GCX launches first patient engagement table


10/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

NICOR Inc. expands commercial ambient lighting product line


10/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

ZKAccess releases the ML10-B fingerprint door lock with built-in Bluetooth technology


10/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Sunburst Chemicals’ Sentinel is highly effective multi-purpose, no-rinse solid sanitizer


10/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Firefighters shuttling water to S.C. hospital


Palmetto Health Baptist and Palmetto Health Richland affected by flooding

10/8/2015 3:00:00 PM

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White Plains Hospital building 'Hospital for the Future'


N.Y. hospital opens the doors to a new lobby, one of the first finished components of its capital improvement project

10/8/2015 2:00:00 PM

Patch invented to repair hospital beds, prevent spread of infection


CleanPatch works like a Band-Aid to save healthcare facilities from prematurely replacing equipment

10/8/2015 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare design gold standard now focuses on patients


Focus on evidence-based design helps reduce stress and support patient comfort with more homelike features, better lighting, and views of nature, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/8/2015 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Code changes approach to compliance


New version assesses the risks of procedures and services that may be performed in a range of facility types

10/8/2015 9:30:00 AM

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


Feedback from patients and families informed 39-hospital project

10/8/2015 8:00:00 AM

Spectra254 to bring its complete line of UVC disinfection solutions to Infectious Disease Conference IDWeek 2015


10/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Renewable Energy and Power, Inc. fulfills initial contract for led lighting at major healthcare organization


10/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Houston hospital squanders FEMA grant meant for rebuilding after hurricane


The Department of Homeland Security is demanding the return of $32.4 million

10/7/2015 3:00:00 PM

Congress OKs funds to finish Colorado VA hospital


The VA can shift money in its own budget to come up with the $625 million needed

10/7/2015 2:00:00 PM

Salt Lake City outpatient facility installs upscale bistro


In its first year, Mountainside Cafe registered 440 daily weekday and brought in nearly $500,000

10/7/2015 12:00:00 PM

UPS to offer medical device replenishment services


Facility will have decontamination capability and instrument inspection to support distribution services to hospitals

10/7/2015 11:00:00 AM

Health systems expected to focus on non-acute care


Mergers and acquisitions indicate a shift toward retail clinics, physician practices and digital resources

10/7/2015 9:30:00 AM

Behavioral healthcare facilities for kids evolving


Seattle Children's Hospital's Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit was designed with the private patient bedrooms with accommodations for parents, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/7/2015 8:00:00 AM

Parker launches video call center for health systems


10/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

How facility design improves clinical performance


10/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eaton's Lighting Solutions enhance aesthetics, bring control capabilities and reduce energy consumption by nearly 70 percent at AEE Headquarters


10/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

SHP Logistics initiative at Aquila Gloves speeds delivery time and reduces cost for high-level cut protection


10/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

KMC Announces release of KMC Commander internet of things platform for building automation


10/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

14 salmonella isangi infections reported at Detroit hospital


State health officials and Henry Ford Hospital staff are working to figure out the cause of the outbreak

10/6/2015 3:00:00 PM

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Industry knowledge is key to meeting compliance goals


Your security staff must be well-informed and up-to-date on all necessary information

10/6/2015 2:00:00 PM

Detroit health system to build $110 million cancer center


Henry Ford Health System plans center as part of a $500 million expansion of its campus

10/6/2015 12:00:00 PM

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


With our healthcare system clearly focused on doing more with less, finding leverage at all levels of an organization is paramount.

10/6/2015 11:00:00 AM

Bicester Community Hospital designed for flexibility, efficiency


New $7.8 million community healthcare facility in Oxfordshire, U.K., replaces the existing inflexible and outdated 1908 hospital, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/6/2015 9:30:00 AM

Design changes are improving clinical labs


Automated laboratory lines can streamline processes, boost productivity and reduce errors and cost

10/6/2015 8:00:00 AM

McCarthy Building Companies celebrates structural steel topping-out of new $40 Million Rady Children's Hospital Education Office Building


10/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

New ASHRAE Guideline focuses on optimum facility and system operation


10/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

New Moonring sweeps through and around commercial interiors with harmonic halos of light


10/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Echelon announces new control solutions for large installations


10/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

AFFLINK launches Phase Two . . and its free


10/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hospital closes after ceiling collapses on inspectors


Those being treated at Bootham Park Hospital in York were found to be at 'significant risk of harm'

10/5/2015 3:00:00 PM

Afghanistan combat hospital staffed by team of three


Airmen provide the logistics and facilities management at Craig Joint Theater Hospital

10/5/2015 2:00:00 PM

New Albuquerque clinic planned to meet needs of newly insured


Presbyterian Healthcare Services clinic will include primary care, urgent care services, laboratory services and technology-focused services such as the MyChart application and telemedicine visits

10/5/2015 12:00:00 PM

Floor-space use can enhance healthcare


Depending on how space is optimized, healthcare facilities can better direct the assets they have toward efficiency and expand on-site capabilities

10/5/2015 11:00:00 AM

Walk-in clinic adds infusion suite


ReadyMed Plus facility features three medical suites and a large reception area with electronic self-service check-in kiosks and a concierge-style greeter, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/5/2015 9:00:00 AM

Choosing an emergency power generator


Focus on disaster preparedness has driven advances in the generator marketplace

10/5/2015 8:00:00 AM

Geberit named one of the world's most innovative companies by Forbes


10/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lenel OnGuard security management platform offers new mobile and web applications


10/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls unveils enhanced security management system to better protect people and property


10/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Spirax Sarco releases the CSM-C 600 compact clean steam generator


10/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lenel, Mercury celebrate 20 years of innovative access control solutions


10/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

UPMC Presbyterian re-opens transplant program after mold inspection


Facility says it may never find a source for the mold

10/2/2015 3:00:00 PM

Joint Commission issues alert on fall prevention


Sentinel Event Alert 55 addresses preventing falls and fall-related injuries in healthcare facilities

10/2/2015 2:00:00 PM

Behavioral healthcare projects reflect change in attitude


New facilities and renovations illustrate how far mental healthcare has come and its growing role in a more integrated care approach, according to an article on the Healthcare Design

10/2/2015 12:00:00 PM

Infection control goes beyond hand washing


Purchasing equipment, protection during construction and preparing for disasters are part of infectious disease specialist's role

10/2/2015 11:00:00 AM

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


Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre expects to reduce the hospital's electricity consumption by more than two-thirds

10/2/2015 9:30:00 AM

Southern California medical offices built to withstand wind


A 350-foot wall's undulating pattern is designed to slow down wind speeds as they reach campus and to shield patients and visitors from the gusts

10/2/2015 8:00:00 AM

Xcel Energy announces building optimization pilot program


10/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

HOSPECO Partners in pilot program to advance women's health initiative


10/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Siklu enhances security market presence with new ground breaking products


10/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

NICOR adds a new level of ambience to its LED Downlight family with sunset dimming


10/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Danfoss honors EMCOR Services Mesa Energy Systems with sixth annual EnVisioneer of the Year award


10/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

First all-digital hospital opens in Toronto


Humber River Regional Hospital described as green, lean and all digital

10/1/2015 3:00:00 PM

Video

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


Midland Metropolitan Hospital to be the UK's first PF2 hospital

10/1/2015 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Understanding patient vicinity and patient space


When dealing with codes, words do matter

10/1/2015 12:00:00 PM

N.J. hospital opens renovated emergency room


New Saint Peter's emergency room includes new flooring, updated facilities, private rooms, and three different care centers

10/1/2015 11:00:00 AM

Using facility design to benefit care, budget


Information technology and facility design can support new models of patient care

10/1/2015 9:00:00 AM

Infusion suite includes art installation


Grinnell Regional Medical Center in Grinnell. Iowa, used the windows and suite walls as a canvas for a botanical art installation as part of a build-out project, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/1/2015 8:00:00 AM

Universal Medical Resources announces first QuantumCam installation in the United States


10/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Designing a new experience in healthcare


10/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Rebuilding a legacy


Replacing San Francisco's Chinese Hospital creates challenges - from a small staging area to working around multiple daily deliveries to neighborhood vendors

10/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Technical Innovation's Critical Space Solutions to showcase control room design at Critical Facilities Summit


10/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

RBA's Enviro-Glaze range meets design brief for mental health facility


10/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Center for Advanced Care has grand opening


10/1/2015 12:00:00 AM



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