November 2015 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



N.Y. hospital goes old school killing germs


Infection-control czar of the Mount Sinai Health System in New York relies on grandmother's favorite - bleach

11/30/2015 3:00:00 PM

Bed bugs found in Helena nursing home


Staffers say they raised concerns months before the facility took action

11/30/2015 2:00:00 PM

Cardiovascular facility built with complex smoke-control system


Atrium size and building code required a large amount of outdoor air to be supplied to the atrium built with complex smoke-control system

11/30/2015 12:00:00 PM

ES departments best practice ideas


Organizational opportunities for facility leaders

11/30/2015 11:00:00 AM

Achieving net-zero energy relies om a combination of factors


The effort requires a combination of active and passive systems and community partnerships, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/30/2015 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare CEO shares insights about building for the future


Jack Lynch III of Main Line Health says future bed demand is difficult to predict

11/30/2015 8:00:00 AM

Fluke Connect-enabled camera makes it easy to share images and data


11/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

TOTO announces the plumbing industry's first products to earn the International Living Future Institute's “Red List Free” declare labels


11/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

SIGCO, Inc. to represent Tubelite in New England


11/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Acentech collaborates with Baker Design Group for acoustical design of new global headquarters project


11/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tork introduces full line of Image Design premium stainless steel dispensers


11/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

EPA seeks input on drug flushing ban


Healthcare facilities would be banned from flushing drugs

11/25/2015 3:00:00 PM

Construction handoff best practices


A smooth construction handoff can help achieve promised operations performance

11/25/2015 2:00:00 PM

Maine hospital gets OK to build helipad despite concerns


Neighbors worried about noise from Blue Hill Memorial Hospital helipad

11/25/2015 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals urged to review disaster plans after Paris attacks


French mass-casualty response can be a guide

11/25/2015 11:00:00 AM

New Cherokee Indian Hospital also a gathering place


The new facility almost doubles the space of its former hospital, with larger inpatient rooms and gathering spaces for family and friends

11/25/2015 9:00:00 AM

Industrial engineer may be new voice at the design table


The function of the continuous improvement specialist is to oust the sacred cows of custom and habit, according to an article on the Health Design website

11/25/2015 8:00:00 AM

Aquila cut 4 TPR impact resistant glove for oil/gas/mining and utilities


11/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

2016 AHR Expo Innovation Award winners announced


11/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceilings, Lutron collaborate on new integrated pocket and shading system for building perimeters


11/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

CBRE Group, Inc. Acquires Forum Analytics, LLC


11/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Herman Miller-Nemschoff and EarlySense partner to provide advanced health monitoring chairs


11/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Dealing with the major messes


Sometimes a large spill could have been thoroughly removed if in-house staff had not attempted to clean it up

11/24/2015 3:00:00 PM

Case Study: Strong Memorial Hospital Bed Tower


The University of Rochester Medicine recently completed a significant expansion of its Golisano Children’s Hospital, the Strong Memorial Hospital Bed Tower

11/24/2015 2:00:00 PM

Oakland children's hospital begins 10-year expansion


The projets will include rebuilding and modernizing the hospital to meet seismic regulations and adding a second outpatient center

11/24/2015 12:00:00 PM

UConn designs kid-friendly research lab


The renovated 4,000-square-foot structure to house a MRI scanner while providing a welcoming environment

11/24/2015 11:00:00 AM

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Healthcare system ambulatory strategy


An ambulatory strategy is a hospital’s or health system’s desire and / or intent to expand its outpatient services further into the community

11/24/2015 9:00:00 AM

Creating brand advocacy


It's a key question for a healthcare system looking to gain more market share, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/24/2015 8:00:00 AM

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


11/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

SANICONDENS BEST combines condensate pump with built-in acid neutralizer


11/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Safe, economical, effective and green: Solid Green 40 Pot & Pan from Sunburst Chemicals


11/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Why GPOs benefit the entire professional cleaning industry


11/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceilings, Lutron collaborate on new integrated pocket and shading system for building perimeters


11/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hospital security cited for violating patients' rights


Man was subjected to search and surveillance when he entered the hospital for wife's urgent surgery

11/23/2015 3:00:00 PM

Standardizing operating room layout can boost efficiency


The standardization of OR equipment, supplies and technology, can also improve productivity.

11/23/2015 2:00:00 PM

Retail clinic numbers expected to grow


Clinics expected to increase by nearly 50 percent in the next two years

11/23/2015 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility communication systems key to maintaining safety


Mass communication systems can help streamline operations during emergencies

11/23/2015 11:00:00 AM

Tips for effective healthcare facility cleaning


Best practices keep infection prevention a top priority

11/23/2015 9:00:00 AM

Detroit children's hospital designed for future flexibility


New 64,500-square-foot, three-story Children’s Hospital Michigan–Troy was created to have the ability to be rearranged or expanded as needs evolve, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/23/2015 8:00:00 AM

Pure Air Control Services: Deferred maintenance can raise risk of Legionnaire's Disease


11/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

New LightFlex CCT from Acuity Brands pushes the envelope of color management in commercial daylighting solutions


11/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Brady debuts “Color Your Way to an Improved Workplace” guidebook


11/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Distech Controls introduces EC-Smart-Air


11/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Inteplast's trash can liner audits help businesses save money and improve sustainability practices


11/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Best practices for infant security


Solutions offered to help a healthcare facility thwart infant abductions

11/20/2015 3:00:00 PM

Q&A on sealing penetrations in smoke barriers


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about sealing penetrations in smoke barriers

11/20/2015 2:00:00 PM

Launching a cybersecurity war room


Larger health systems are setting up around-the-clock security operations centers

11/20/2015 12:00:00 PM

FDA orders recall of 2,800 scope-washing machines


About 2,800 automated endoscope reprocessors made by Custom Ultrasonics are used by hospitals and outpatient clinics in the U.S.

11/20/2015 11:00:00 AM

CDC, ASHE partner on infection control


Three-year initiative to focus on infection control efforts in U.S. hospitals

11/20/2015 9:00:00 AM

Service design can help improve patient experience


Service design works to identify needs and answer them with design, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/20/2015 8:00:00 AM

Burch Fabrics and Morbern Launch exclusive designs


11/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Nilfisk acquires Hydro Tek


11/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

OSHA seeks public comment as it updates Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines


11/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Frontier Communications delivers seamless telecom migration for Marquis Companies' assisted-living facilities


11/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eaton to Showcase advanced LED lighting technology, scalable controls and The Lighting reSOURCE at Greenbuild International


11/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Creating a healthcare facility campus security master plan


Creating this types of plan will better prepare a facility to provide needed information, control and awareness

11/19/2015 3:00:00 PM

Understanding floor care needs


Effective floor care plays a role in maintaining high standards of hygiene

11/19/2015 2:00:00 PM

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How to increase the lifespan of your facility


In addition to flexibility, there are aesthetic and safety reasons to choose a cable management system

11/19/2015 12:00:00 PM

Designing hospitals to meet consumer expectations


Public spaces of healthcare facilities are being designed to encourage healthy behaviors and create a more comfortable environment

11/19/2015 11:00:00 AM

Retail influences on healthcare


Healthcare organizations are creating retail-like healthcare environments to improve patient experience, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/19/2015 9:00:00 AM

Flooring can improve energy efficiency


The choice of floor surface can influence overall energy consumption and cost in healthcare facilities

11/19/2015 8:00:00 AM

HOSPECO redesigns dispenser for feminine hygiene products


11/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

New ADPRO XOa security software doubles the number of video channels and analytics for iFT NVR+ systems


11/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tyco security products secures residents of Turkish nursing home with Elpas RTLS Technology


11/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eaton announces a call for entries for the SOURCE Awards National Lighting Design Competition, new online entry at The Lighting reSOURCE


11/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

York Dedicated Outdoor Air System from Johnson Controls meets fresh air requirements


11/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Improving hospital security with integrated two-way radios


White paper encourages adopting digital radios and combining narrowband networks with Wi-Fi and cellular networks

11/18/2015 3:00:00 PM

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Infection control guidelines: who needs to follow what protocols?


The CDE has provided guidelines to infection prevention for outpatient settings

11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM

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Energy efficiency improves health


Lowering the amount of energy we waste reduces our need to burn coal and other fossil fuels

11/18/2015 12:00:00 PM

Study says infection control that includes UV disinfection eliminates SSIs


Hospital's two-pronged approach included quality improvement and no-touch environment disinfection

11/18/2015 11:00:00 AM

ISSA 2015 Innovation Program winners announced


Program features 39 products and services from cleaning manufacturers and service providers

11/18/2015 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare construction delivery methods


Depending upon the type and scale of a project, the delivery method of choice will vary. There are a variety of pros and cons to consider, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/18/2015 8:00:00 AM

Improved user experience, powerful integration offered with Kantech’s EntraPass version 6.04


11/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

IBHS urges public and private sector to better protect supply chains from weather-related events


11/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

CENTRIA expertise in retrofit projects detailed in new brochure


11/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Spectra254's partnership with Yankee Alliance brings patented UVC decontamination solutions to more than 12,000 healthcare facilities


11/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eaton enhances data center rack power distribution line with hot-swap fuse capability for high-density applications


11/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Virtual engineering powers San Francisco hospital project


Engineers check a 3D version of the unfinished hospital to head off trouble in the project

11/17/2015 3:00:00 PM

Fifth Pa. patient death linked to bacteria in water


In all cases, the hospitals used a "heater-cooler" device to control the patients' body temperatures while they were on a heart-bypass machine

11/17/2015 2:00:00 PM

Managing diverse healthcare facility locations with standardized practices


A properly integrated workplace management system (IWMS) can significantly benefit the bottom line

11/17/2015 12:00:00 PM

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


Though most hospital projects are renovations, but 150 construction projects are new hospitals

11/17/2015 11:00:00 AM

Study explores how outpatient clinics' physical environment affects collaboration


Environmental influences on collaboration were found to vary across scale, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/17/2015 9:00:00 AM

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


Holistic health care informed the design principles for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

11/17/2015 8:00:00 AM

Rapid design and delivery provide users with a true custom possibility


11/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Martin Health Inshore Invitational raises $15,000


11/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

New medical-grade power strip from Tripp Lite makes regulatory compliance even easier


11/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Safety Today introduces a cross-functional protective glove with the highest wearability rating in its class


11/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Rapid design and delivery provide users with a true custom possibility


11/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Fatal shooting at Minnesota hospital prompts investigation


St. Cloud Hospital now designated with 'immediate jeopardy' status

11/16/2015 3:00:00 PM

New fire safety rules reviewed for long-term living facilities


Two new rules that would update fire safety and emergency preparedness standards for healthcare facilities

11/16/2015 2:00:00 PM

Navigating the path to cleaner energy for healthcare facilities


There are countless decisions to be made with each sustainability project

11/16/2015 12:00:00 PM

Seniors want more engagement, stimulation in facilities


Seniors want a variety of activity options to choose from, according to a blog on the Environments for Aging website

11/16/2015 11:00:00 AM

New California cancer center designed for team-care approach


Stanford Cancer Center South Bay in San Jose, Calif. is arranged for comfort and efficiency with easy navigation, a universal check-in system, and centrally located reception desks on every floor, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/16/2015 9:00:00 AM

Hospitals moving toward sustainability


According to the 2015 Health Facilities Management (HFM) Sustainable Operations Survey, some facilities are making take great strides and others are taking baby steps

11/16/2015 8:00:00 AM

Surgical site infections decrease 100% after Trinity Medical Center implements infection control bundle with Xenex germ-zapping robots


11/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

New BuildPulse app allows commercial properties to leverage data for greater efficiency & profits


11/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Scotch-Brite Quick Clean Griddle Cleaning System proves its worth in Gleaming Griddle Challenge


11/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Green Seal launches expanded standard for paints, coatings, stains and finishes


11/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Owens Corning announces significant sustainability goals and renewable energy actions


11/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tips on handling potentially hazardous medical waste


Sometimes seemingly minute details can fall through the cracks

11/13/2015 3:00:00 PM

First new hospital built in Georgia in 20 years


Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton is notable for sustainability measures that have it tracking LEED Gold and a rigorous use of Lean design, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/13/2015 2:00:00 PM

Single-use modular biopharma facility delivered to China


The modules arrived 80–90% pre-equipped, including the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system, the cleanroom and most of the utility equipment

11/13/2015 12:00:00 PM

Design trends reflect changing behavioral health needs


The goal to safely assess and treat patients with dignity is creating a need for evolving facility designs

11/13/2015 11:00:00 AM

$86.7 billion in medical construction in pipeline


Report says projects include 1,189 projects totaling 123.1 million square feet that are in late planning or are under construction

11/13/2015 9:00:00 AM

Health system bans antimicrobial additives from facility surfaces


New Kaiser Permanente policy applies to construction and renovation projects going forward

11/13/2015 8:00:00 AM

Panasonic announces Toughbook 20 - world’s first fully rugged detachable laptop


11/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Condeco Software and Serraview partner to provide smart building experience for the agile work environment


11/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tradition Medical Center breaks ground on Phase II


11/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Danfoss commits to reducing its energy consumption, climate impact by 50%


11/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

OSHA requests comments on guidance document that addresses whistleblower retaliation


11/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Study shows healthcare providers optimistic on future


Three-quarters of healthcare providers express optimism but support for the healthcare law has lessened

11/12/2015 3:00:00 PM

Cancer center design stresses calm, cool dignity and relaxation


New Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center design informed by both residential and hospitality environments

11/12/2015 2:00:00 PM

Universal design in healthcare gaining momentum


Universal design is a method of planning and design that responds to as large of a constituency as possible and is as inclusive as possible, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/12/2015 12:00:00 PM

Q&A on trash collection rooms


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about trash collection rooms

11/12/2015 11:00:00 AM

N.J. healthcare facility finds new energy solutions


Hackensack University Medical Center expects annual savings of more than $1 million

11/12/2015 9:00:00 AM

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


Scarborough Hospital has invested in a 776k combined heat and power engine

11/12/2015 8:00:00 AM

IDEC releases FL1F SmartRelay


11/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power identifies five data center trends for 2016


11/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Beyond the established gateway cities: JLL identifies leading ‘new world cities’


11/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hubbell Building Automation NXTM aPP in Beta testing


11/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Collaboration key to fighting HAIs


Infection prevention and environmental services partnership improves results

11/11/2015 3:00:00 PM

UNC Hospitals Hillsborough created to adapt to new healthcare innovations


Design also places emphasis on the role nature plays in the healing process

11/11/2015 2:00:00 PM

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


Transitional care unit remains fully operational during MacNeal Hospital construction

11/11/2015 12:00:00 PM

Brain Performance Institute design inspired by frontal lobe


The facade of the new facility features a rhythmic pattern of solid and void panels inspired by an EEG strip, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/11/2015 11:00:00 AM

High-speed hand dryers called better hygienic option


Significant cost and environmental savings also cited

11/11/2015 9:00:00 AM

Optimizing the OR space


Small improvements in efficiency can offer substantial time and cost savings

11/11/2015 8:00:00 AM

Bentley introduces ContextCapture, supporting reality modeling for infrastructure project delivery and asset performance


11/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

CEA, LonMark Home & Building Automation Standards earn ANSI approval


11/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

CoreNet Global, Allsteel release summary of six factors proven to affect knowledge worker productivity


11/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

New recycling products website showcases collection carts, bulk containers


11/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

FDA urged to preserve antibacterial products, ingredients


American Cleaning Institute is asking the Food and Drug Administration to re-evaluate antibacterial data

11/10/2015 3:00:00 PM

Paper towels called best hand-drying option


Microbes can remain on the hands after washing, healthcare professionals must remove them in the most effective way possible

11/10/2015 2:00:00 PM

Contaminated floors can spread potentially harmful germs and bacteria


Effective cleaning is the best way to keep floors hygienic

11/10/2015 12:00:00 PM

Single patient rooms reduce HAIs, costs


Study: The cost savings more than cover the construction expense

11/10/2015 11:00:00 AM

San Francisco facility recognized for safety drills


Presidio Surgery Center honored for 'incredibly realistic' drills

11/10/2015 9:00:00 AM

New California hospital harnesses Seabiscuit connection


Adventist Health replaces outdated facility with larger, modern Frank R. Howard Memorial Hospital

11/10/2015 8:00:00 AM

Bentley ProjectWise CONNECT Edition joins MicroStation and Navigator CONNECT editions in general access


11/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Family-centered design at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children features nora rubber flooring


11/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Leading maker of institutional furniture for the healthcare industry expands operations


11/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eaton’s versatile LED Luminaire brings a high-performing, energy-efficient solution to commercial and industrial applications


11/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Single-use device reprocessing kept 873 tons from landfills


Practice Greenhealth report says that diverting 92,205 tons of waste from the landfill through recycling, saving nearly $4 million

11/9/2015 3:00:00 PM

Preparing for power outages at long-term living facilities


Even a brief power outage can potentially impact multiple systems, according to an article on the Long-term Living website

11/9/2015 2:00:00 PM

Environmental services has role in construction


ES can help to isolate work areas from the rest of the hospital

11/9/2015 12:00:00 PM

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


Unforeseen rising manpower and material costs can cause major budget shortfall in senior projects

11/9/2015 11:00:00 AM

'Homelike' details matter in senior housing


White paper tries to get to the heart of what make a senior living facility feel like home, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

11/9/2015 9:00:00 AM

New mobile medical unit to serve California youth


Teen Health Van will be operated in partnership with Stanford Children’s Health and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

11/9/2015 8:00:00 AM

Holy Cross Health celebrates grand opening of Holy Cross Hospital's South Building


11/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

HITEC Power Protection introduces DCD Converged Canada attendees to market’s most efficient UPS power solution


11/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Selected Thomas & Betts Blackburn EZGround compression connectors now IEEE 837-2014 compliant


11/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Bentley continues to advance commercial innovation with cloud services subscription program


11/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Safety measures added to children's hospital construction after accident


Work stops after a forklift punched through the window of a four bed patient room in the adjacent Royal University Hospital

11/6/2015 3:00:00 PM

Creating a healthcare environment that limits errors


Creating spaces with improved point-of-care storage and distribution is one way to address the issue of medication errors, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/6/2015 2:00:00 PM

Final contract awarded to finish over-budget VA hospital


The contract authorizes builder to spend about $571 million more to finish the facility

11/6/2015 12:00:00 PM

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


An emergency room was losing money, according to hospital officials

11/6/2015 11:00:00 AM

California medical center and children’s hospital tower planned


California's seismic requirements for hospitals mandate a new adult hospital by 2020

11/6/2015 9:00:00 AM

Central Florida senior community expanding


John Knox Village of in Orange City is adding 40 duplex units, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

11/6/2015 8:00:00 AM

Hazards shouldn’t lead to disasters: NIST releases new community resilience planning guide


11/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Legrand introduces evolution series 10-inch poke-thru device: offers eight gangs of communication, A/V and power capacity


11/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

MovinCool launches Climate Pro 12 portable heat pump


11/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Schindler Elevator Corporation launches new mobile application for service customers


11/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Army settles with staffer who exposed infection control dangers


Federal investigators found that she was punished for reporting dangerous health and safety conditions for patients to the Joint Commission

11/5/2015 3:00:00 PM

California health facility renovated without disturbing current patients


Rohnert Park Health Center in Rohnert Park, Calif. was renovated without disturbing staff and patients by scheduling the really disruptive work in the off hours, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/5/2015 2:00:00 PM

Designing a virtual care center


Chesterfield, Mo.- based Mercy opened the first virtual care center in the United States

11/5/2015 12:00:00 PM

Infection Control Today publishes environmental hygiene survey results


Survey reports on hospital leaders' and infection preventionists' concerns about barriers to environmental hygiene

11/5/2015 11:00:00 AM

New Cherokee hospital represents a new model of healthcare


Facility’s opening signals a shift to integrated care

11/5/2015 9:00:00 AM

Improving the patient experience with technology


Adopting technology can boost a patient’s overall comfort level

11/5/2015 8:00:00 AM

Newly formed Murata Energy Solutions Americas introduces solution to automate demand response


11/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

HOSPECO introduces SPHERGO with MicroWorks


11/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Southeast Financial Center nabs two prestigious awards


11/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Dissimilar Metal Design unveils evolving weathering steel facade for City of Hope


11/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Spooky hospital lore for those still in the Halloween mood


Hospitals and Health Networks gathers haunted hospital stories

11/4/2015 3:00:00 PM

Design winners stress outdoor spaces


Winning facilities incorporated an abundance of natural light

11/4/2015 2:00:00 PM

Saskatchewan hospital renews calls for improved safety after robbery scare


Employee confronted by two would-be robbers as he walked to work

11/4/2015 12:00:00 PM

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


The Army successfully completed six major military hospital transition projects within the last five years

11/4/2015 11:00:00 AM

Texas homeless shelter will become mixed-use medical center


$50 million mixed-use medical center to be built in San Antonio

11/4/2015 9:30:00 AM

The future of healthcare design


Healthcare Design magazine spoke with architecture students to find out what put them on their career path

11/4/2015 8:00:00 AM

New guide to designing HVAC systems for 21st century natatoriums available from Desert Aire


11/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Sales of OEO's direct-replacement LED for metal halide or high pressure sodium lamps skyrocket


11/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

ImageFIRST New York providing OSHA-compliant healthcare laundry services to area medical providers


11/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Murata develops cloud-based generator and ATS monitoring and testing solution


11/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Virtual doctor makes house calls


New technology sends hologram doctor to remote locations

11/3/2015 3:00:00 PM

Pennsylvania hospital notifies patients of infection risk


WellSpan York Hospital has alerted open-heart surgery patients of possible exposure to bacteria

11/3/2015 2:00:00 PM

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Three steps to cut cost and increase workforce productivity


Applying three simple steps significantly improved outcomes, particularly related to cost cutting and productivity which rank among the highest concerns in the workforce

11/3/2015 12:00:00 PM

Preventing HAIs and readmissions fines


Environmental services can help curb hospital acquired infections

11/3/2015 11:00:00 AM

Q&A on under-sink storage


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about under-sink storage

11/3/2015 9:00:00 AM

Cleveland Clinic builds central facility for outpatient cancer care


The $276 million, 377,000-square-foot building will include 126 exam rooms, 98 infusion chairs, six linear accelerators and designated space for Phase I clinical trials, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/3/2015 8:00:00 AM

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


11/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Majority of top-rated healthcare facilities use Champion medical recliners


11/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

OSHA Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health to meet Dec. 1-2; seeks nominations for six seats


11/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

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


11/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Amerlux partners with Enlighted, Inc. for breakthrough lighting sensors and analytics platform


11/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Acuity Brands to Acquire Juno Lighting Group


11/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

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


11/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Valspar's Fluropon Effects Nova coatings provide rich color and vivid sparkle


11/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Taco announces agreement to acquire Askoll Sei


11/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Bedbug treatment options growing


Bedbug populations have spread beyond the bedroom into office buildings, day care centers

11/2/2015 3:00:00 PM

Cincinnati hospital adopts some Ritz-Carlton business practices


The goal is to enhance staff engagement with patients and their families

11/2/2015 2:00:00 PM

A wellness approach to hospital security


Embracing a reactive law enforcement approach in a hospital setting leads officers to miss opportunity to intervene before a situation escalates

11/2/2015 12:00:00 PM

Designers have a responsibility to patient health


Healthcare design can contribute to patient health by redefining the role of the built environment

11/2/2015 11:00:00 AM

Are facilities prepared for the next Ebola?


Emory University Hospital physician says that critical funding for proper care and control of the spread of highly communicable diseases is being cut, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/2/2015 8:00:00 AM

TRSA's Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certification Earns AORN Seal of Recognition


11/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

ServicePower becomes a ThingWorx Ready partner


11/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

T&B Cable Tray Over-Support Splice Adaptor reduces need for structural supports


11/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

CENTRIA expands CASCADE metal panel system line


11/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric achieves ISASecure Security Development Lifecycle Assurance certification


11/2/2015 12:00:00 AM



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