December 2015 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Dubai hospital failed safety tests three times before fatal fire


25 people were killed and 123 were injured in a massive fire at Jazan General Hospital

12/30/2015 3:00:00 PM

Hawaii hospitals practice for disasters despite budget cuts


Maui Memorial Medical Center and other local emergency-service providers to prepare their staffs for a mass casualty disaster

12/30/2015 2:00:00 PM

Hospital workers gifted 70,000 bottles of toilet spray


Poo-Pourri said it wanted to say thank you for the "care and dedication" that healthcare workers show to others during the holidays

12/30/2015 12:00:00 PM

2016 predictions for healthcare


An article on the Med City News website gathered a collection of 2016 predictions for healthcare.

12/30/2015 11:00:00 AM

Tips for a large-scale healthcare security systems integration


Few facilities have more demanding and complicated specifications for their building automation and security systems than hospitals

12/30/2015 9:00:00 AM

Kentucky hospital renovation uses BIM to design patient rooms


The layout of the inpatient rooms were studied by the Hardin Memorial Hospital staff — from environmental services and nursing to food service and infection control —during renovations, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/30/2015 8:00:00 AM

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


12/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

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


12/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite releases upgraded LED lightbars with certifications from ENERGY STAR, DLC


12/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

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


12/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

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


12/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare engineers deal with many complex specifications


Government-mandated operational demands create cost challenges

12/29/2015 3:00:00 PM

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


Any new hospital-owned physician practice more than 250 yards from the hospital’s main campus will receive reduced reimbursement from Medicare

12/29/2015 2:00:00 PM

Reducing risks of slips, trips and falls in the OR


Remodeling ORs with on-the-job safety in mind allows staff to move effortlessly

12/29/2015 12:00:00 PM

OSHA increasing safety focus for healthcare workplaces


Agency plans to ramp up hospital inspections

12/29/2015 11:00:00 AM

Cleaning staff cuts said to be putting patients at risk


Ottawa hospital is putting patients at increased risk of infection, warns the union that represents workers there

12/29/2015 9:00:00 AM

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


In a Q&A with Kimberly N. Montague, knowledge and insight lead, healthcare, Herman Miller Healthcare, Healthcare Design discusses what excites the 'Most Influential People in Healthcare Design' award winner about healthcare design

12/29/2015 8:00:00 AM

Tyco Security products expands biometrics portfolio with IdentyTech fingerprint readers


12/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Bradley's Express Elx-Series Lavatory earns 2015 New Product of the Year Awards from School Industry Publications


12/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite announces 10-year warranty for QuadroMAX


12/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

AFC Cable Systems offers barrel pack system featuring cable lengths up to 2,500 feet


12/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility discharges Ronald McDonald


Hospital's McDonald's will close in campaign to improve food choices

12/28/2015 3:00:00 PM

Internet of Things tops 2015 healthcare data trends


Article lists the top five most popular issues that defined the past year in healthcare data analytics

12/28/2015 2:00:00 PM

White coats, laundering practices called infection risks


Studies have demonstrated that microorganisms are easily transferred from many surfaces on to fabric and from fabric on to skin

12/28/2015 12:00:00 PM

Patient transfer techniques for healthcare facility moves


Trinity Medical Center adopted notification processes to make transferring its patient population drama-free

12/28/2015 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare design goes beyond clinical walls


As we design our communities, we have the opportunity to use design to help guide people into new behaviors that support a healthy lifestyle, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/28/2015 9:00:00 AM

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


Citation contained nine dates between May 10 and July 13 during which insufficient safeguards at the facility potentially jeopardized employee safety

12/28/2015 8:00:00 AM

Martin Health System unveils Xenex germ-zapping robot


12/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

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


12/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

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


12/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

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


12/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

nora unveils noraplan valua: inspired by nature and designed by customers


12/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hospital fined after ES workers injured by improperly discarded needles


At least three custodial employees over the past three years have been stuck by needles while emptying the hospital’s collection box

12/23/2015 3:00:00 PM

Do public sector build hospitals cost more?


Think tank says agencies like VA have no accountability

12/23/2015 2:00:00 PM

Q&A on exiting through other occupancies


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about exiting through other occupancies

12/23/2015 12:00:00 PM

Architect says design now seen a legitimate therapeutic modality


In a Q&A with Derek Parker, founder and chairman, PCI, Healthcare Design discusses what excites the 'Most Influential People in Healthcare Design' award winner about healthcare design

12/23/2015 11:00:00 AM

2 Mass. hospitals praised in federal workplace violence report


An OSHA report cited the facilities' approaches to workplace safety and emergency preparedness

12/23/2015 9:00:00 AM

Joint Commission sets design rules for imaging areas


New standards partly in response to radiation exposure accidents

12/23/2015 8:00:00 AM

exacqVision 7.4 delivers integration for a complete video, access control and intrusion security solution


12/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

IDEC releases new line of high efficiency power supplies


12/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Central Arts Plaza relies on long-term partner to help decrease energy use


12/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

MedSafe audit, billing and coding service recovers lost revenue for physicians practices


12/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare-accredited laundering offers a standardized alternative to home laundering' to reduce surgical site infections


12/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Health department takes aim at hospital's food


Health inspectors cite three food providers at University of Pennsylvania medical facilities

12/22/2015 3:00:00 PM

The Internet Of Things' impact on healthcare


Article explores possibilities and obstacles of the relationship between healthcare and the IoT

12/22/2015 2:00:00 PM

Hand-hygiene measurement system white paper available


Paper explores the advantages of electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring systems

12/22/2015 12:00:00 PM

Ontario behavioral healthcare facility goes all digital


Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences recognized for integrating electronic health records and allied systems, according to an article on the Behavioral Healthcare website

12/22/2015 11:00:00 AM

Hospital sees staff assaults triple in five years


Northern New South Wales facility records show 12 staff were physically assaulted by patients during 2014/15 fiscal year

12/22/2015 9:00:00 AM

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


In a Q&A with Bruce Raber, architect, vice president and practice leader for health and wellness for Stantec, Healthcare Design discusses what excites the 'Most Influential People in Healthcare Design' award winner about healthcare design

12/22/2015 8:00:00 AM

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


12/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Upsite Technologies launches new HotLok 23-inch blanking panel to help data center operators manage airflow in wider racks


12/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care’s new TASKISUM disposable mops wipe away poor performance and cross contamination risks


12/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Merge Healthcare and MedAllies collaborate to expand interoperability among physicians and medical imaging providers


12/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Hospital first in Massachusetts to use iPad rounding tool for patient experience


12/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Body camera video released in N.M. hospital shooting


Since the shooting the hospital has considered changing its policies on the use of restraint for patients in police custody

12/21/2015 3:00:00 PM

23 dead in fire at Russian psychiatric hospital


Fire followed two similar fires in 2013 that took the lives of 75 people

12/21/2015 2:00:00 PM

Surgery cleaning tips


Outpatient Surgery Magazine gathers favorite reader tips

12/21/2015 12:00:00 PM

Rush University Medical Center plans $500 million outpatient center


The outpatient center is part of a effort to increase patients' access to care

12/21/2015 11:00:00 AM

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


Medical device and pharmaceutical regulations stress patient safety

12/21/2015 9:00:00 AM

Buildings can have a measurable effect on patients' health


In a Q&A with Gail Vittori, Co-director, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, Healthcare Design discusses what excites the '20 Making A Difference' award winner about healthcare design

12/21/2015 8:00:00 AM

FilesThruTheAir launches new Android app


12/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Illustra Advances Pro Series PTZ to 30x improving forensic searching & identification at greater distances


12/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Disinfect in one easy step with Diversey Care's Oxivir Tb


12/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Growth of sustainability reporting reflects growth of green, social, and environmental issues


12/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

RCMA releases updates to reflective roof coatings and LEED white paper


12/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Conn. VA hospital violates OSHA safety guidelines


West Haven facility cited by for exposing employees to 20 on-the-job hazards

12/18/2015 3:00:00 PM

Optimizing the patient family experience


Patient satisfaction scores extend to family members and caregivers

12/18/2015 2:00:00 PM

Designer says best facilities focus on patient experience


In a Q&A with Lyn Geboy, Principal, Cygnet Innovations Group, Healthcare Design discusses what excites the '20 Making A Difference' award winner about healthcare design

12/18/2015 12:00:00 PM

Changing the patient experience into a customer experience


The shift toward a customer experience introduces new variables for a healthcare facility

12/18/2015 11:00:00 AM

Technology and engineering systems can improve patient safety


Portable bed exit alarm devices decrease facility's patient fall rate

12/18/2015 9:00:00 AM

Q&A on batteries for Won-Doors


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about batteries for Won-Doors

12/18/2015 8:00:00 AM

BAC receives honorable mention for three AHR Expo Innovation Awards


12/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Keysight Technologies selects CBRE Group Inc. to provide global maintenance, repair and operations services


12/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

noraplan nTx named 2015 New Product of the Year


12/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

New literature from UV Resources examines UV-C for dental offices


12/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

New TEC3000 Series thermostat controllers from Johnson Controls reduce installation time and offer rapid-speed commissioning


12/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals prepare to fight aggressive pathogens


Safety efforts increased to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria

12/17/2015 3:00:00 PM

Designer sees growth of and emphasis on outpatient care


In a Q&A with Kristi Ennis, sustainable design director, Boulder Associates Architects, Healthcare Design discusses one of the biggest changes in healthcare design since she was a '20 Making A Difference' award winner

12/17/2015 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals review emergency plans after shootings


Hospitals are also training personnel and healthcare staff how to respond to emergencies within the facility

12/17/2015 12:00:00 PM

Design for an ever-changing healthcare industry


Healthcare is shifting from inpatient to outpatient care

12/17/2015 11:00:00 AM

Illuminated sky ceilings mean things for patients are looking up


Murals bring nature into hospital rooms

12/17/2015 9:00:00 AM

Homelike, holistic trending in healthcare facility design


Facility design is moving away from the 'production line' of caring for patients to models that focus on a holistic approach

12/17/2015 8:00:00 AM

New YORK duct-free mini splits combine energy efficiency, quiet operation and most-wanted Wi-Fi control options


12/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Cass Screw Machine Products expands following majority investment by Heartland Equity Partners


12/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Greenbuild 2015 delivers monumental event in Washington, D.C.


12/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Kenall's Millenium Stretch Luminaires now available in high output


12/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products’ Anita Santos featured presenter at the Massachusetts Conference for Women


12/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Facilities increase security, training in wake of shootings


More hospitals are putting security measures in place to prevent or minimize bloodshed

12/16/2015 3:00:00 PM

Hospital staff work through power outage


An unplanned power outage at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland, caused interruptions in some treatments

12/16/2015 2:00:00 PM

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


Innovations are are creating new levels of patient interaction and engagement

12/16/2015 12:00:00 PM

Builders, designers have role in patient safety


Design and construction methods keep patients safe during and after project work

12/16/2015 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare landscape expanding to address the importance of being healthy


In a Q&A with Tama Duffy Day, principal, Perkins + Will, Heathcare Design discusses what about the evolving healthcare design landscape excites the 'Most Influential People in Healthcare Design' award winner

12/16/2015 9:00:00 AM

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


The equipment, chemistries and protocols need to care for both the patient and the environment

12/16/2015 8:00:00 AM

Cameras and chips ensure security and help patients


12/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles achieves electronic medical records milestone


12/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Kaiser Permanente rejects antimicrobials for infection control


12/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Thomas & Betts Blackburn MLG25020 mechanical lay-in grounding connectors assemble easily


12/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hand hygiene tips


12/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

OSHA increases workplace violence prevention efforts


New online resources added to help prevent healthcare workplace violence

12/15/2015 3:00:00 PM

Making the case for human-centered healthcare design


There’s a disconnect between those who design, plan, and furnish hospitals and the people who go there to be healed

12/15/2015 2:00:00 PM

Universal care units gaining more widespread acceptance


In a Q&A with David Chambers, president of David F. Chambers Consulting Inc., Healthcare Design discusses one of the biggest changes in healthcare design since he was a '20 Making A Difference' award winner

12/15/2015 12:00:00 PM

Facilities role in patient safety growing


Engineering, construction, environmental services can boost safety

12/15/2015 11:00:00 AM

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


Facilities will focus on operational improvements, sustainable design methods

12/15/2015 9:00:00 AM

Q&A on too many extra fire drills


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about too many extra fire drills

12/15/2015 8:00:00 AM

View debuts industry's largest dynamic glass at Greenbuild


12/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

ODH: A new company focused on transforming behavioral healthcare through first-of-its-kind analytics


12/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Give customers fresh, clean hands with Diversey Care's new soft Care hand sanitizing wipes


12/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Generac expands natural gas offering with new 500kW spark-ignited generator set


12/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Motion Industries announces agreement to acquire Moss Rubber And Equipment Corporation


12/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Drug-resistant bacteria found on ICU work stations


Research shows hospitals must expand cleaning beyond patient areas

12/14/2015 3:00:00 PM

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


Hospitals cites for being effective at protecting the environment while maintaining or improving patient outcomes

12/14/2015 2:00:00 PM

Transitioning to digital television systems in healthcare facilities


High-quality television is an expected healthcare amenity

12/14/2015 12:00:00 PM

Technology transforming healthcare facility projects


Virtual construction and design have advanced the way project construction teams collaborate to develop healthcare facilities

12/14/2015 11:00:00 AM

Behavioral healthcare design masters balancing act


Honored 'One Haven' design included several features designed to empower patients, including a movable bed that can be pushed up against the wall or bolted to the floor, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/14/2015 9:00:00 AM

Checking for healthcare facility foundation problems


Foundation failure can easily lead to additional property damage or even personal injury

12/14/2015 8:00:00 AM

Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center celebrates grand opening of new inpatient tower


12/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

CIRI's Spring 2016 Science and Research Symposium


12/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Stillwater ECFC earns LEED certification


12/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

IWR Building Systems wins prestigious 2015 Keystone Award on Shriners Hospital for Children project


12/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Discarded plastic beverage bottles find new purpose in sound suppressing underlayment for luxury vinyl flooring


12/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

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


Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, will also implement a robust corrective action plan stemming from the 2011 theft of a laptop

12/11/2015 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare design expert says wellness becoming a performance measure


In a Q&A with Rosalyn Cama, president of Cama Inc., Heathcare Design discusses what about the evolving healthcare design landscape that excites the 'Most Influential People in Healthcare Design' award winner

12/11/2015 2:00:00 PM

Hazardous materials in healthcare more than just pathogens


Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning chemicals may require precautions

12/11/2015 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare building automation can benefit budget and productivity


With the Internet of Things and the use of open protocol for building automation systems, it has become easier to integrate diverse systems

12/11/2015 11:00:00 AM

Hospital cited for dirty beds after inspection


Scottish hospital has been told to improve after eight out of 10 bed frames examined during an inspection were found to be contaminated

12/11/2015 9:00:00 AM

Fire and life safety issues for a healthy hospital


With hospital projects, it is imperative that engineers get everything exactly right

12/11/2015 8:00:00 AM

HOSPECO adds color to TASKBrand linen replacement napkins


12/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Fresh-Aire UV introduces Ice UV Mini for preventing slime in healthcare industry ice machines


12/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

IDEC releases enhanced 5.7” HMI HG2G-5T Series


12/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Ingersoll Rand joins the international climate community at United Nations 2015 Paris Climate Conference


12/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

One company is fixing a broken nursing home industry


12/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Security lapses at psychiatric hospital costing millions


Hundreds of employees at Washington's Western State Hospital have suffered injuries, resulting in millions of dollars in medical costs

12/10/2015 3:00:00 PM

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


St. Louis Children’s Hospital Specialty Care Center was designed based on broad research to understand how children interact with and perceive healthcare spaces, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/10/2015 2:00:00 PM

Sustainability issues for a healthy hospital


With hospital projects, it is imperative that engineers get everything exactly right

12/10/2015 12:00:00 PM

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


Law enforcement has been concerned for the last several months about people targeting reproductive healthcare facilities

12/10/2015 11:00:00 AM

Integrating fire/life safety systems in healthcare facilities


Integrating an old facility with new additions while keeping the original facility operational can be a challenge

12/10/2015 9:00:00 AM

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How the Affordable Care Act has affected healthcare real estate development


Many healthcare systems are repurposing existing facilities rather than building new

12/10/2015 8:00:00 AM

ARMSTRONG introduces the IPS 4000 Controller featuring advanced sensorless design


12/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

OSHA issues tools to help prevent workplace violence in healthcare settings


12/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

More Than 20,000 Eaton LED Lighting Products listed in the 2015 DesignLights Consortium’s Qualified Products List


12/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite announces lawsuit against ATG Electronics and others


12/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Controlled Power Company launches new 'Model ESV' uninterruptible power system


12/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hospital investigated after patient falls from window


The incident was being investigated in line with the hospital's 'never event'

12/9/2015 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare evolution requires change in hospital design


Architectural design and planning for new medical equipment needs to happen at the beginning of the project

12/9/2015 2:00:00 PM

Sustainable healthcare design can include some trial and error


Healthcare projects sometimes include multiple tries before the sustainability mark was hit, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/9/2015 12:00:00 PM

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Energy modeling capabilities can mean lighting system improvements for healthcare facilities


Lighting is a major contributor towards energy consumption in hospital buildings - it amounts to 21% of the total energy use

12/9/2015 11:00:00 AM

Connecticut hospital invests in ER renovation in financially tough times


The new facility opens as Day Kimball is trying to eliminate $7 million in expenses, which includes selling property, eliminating services and laying off 23 employees

12/9/2015 9:00:00 AM

Joint Commission standards called turning point for healthcare environmental services


Guidelines seen as the ‘gold’ standard for operations excellence within the healthcare environment

12/9/2015 8:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities can achieve patient satisfaction with bright white linens provided


12/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Technical experts gather at ONVIF’s Developers' Plugfest to test for interoperability


12/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

OSHA to hold facilitated discussion on updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines


12/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Investigation Management Tools enhance victor Video Management System


12/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Massachusetts Water Resources Authority moves forward with pump system optimization for all facilities


12/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Controlling fire ants at healthcare facilities


Policies should include removing patients from the area and immediately notifying their pest control provider about ant problems

12/8/2015 3:00:00 PM

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Hospitals prepare for active shooter situations


All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg was built with crisis prevention in mind

12/8/2015 2:00:00 PM

Bungee cord and dog gates used as restraints in healthcare facility


Owners of Indiana facility face neglect of dependent and criminal recklessness charges

12/8/2015 12:00:00 PM

Wall material choices can impact infection control


Consideration must be given to the products specified and used in hospital and healthcare design

12/8/2015 11:00:00 AM

Patient room turnover streamlined with technology


UCSF Medical Center uses software to transform its patient-room turnover process

12/8/2015 9:00:00 AM

Choosing healthcare facility furniture


Facility managers need furniture that meets the day-to-day needs of their facility and caregivers

12/8/2015 8:00:00 AM

U.S. Architectural Lighting introduces Razar LED Generation wall mount fixtures


12/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Spectra254 releases the Spectra 900 UVC light disinfection system for labs, operating rooms and telemedicine


12/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products' CEM Systems entrusted with securing new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital


12/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Seven tips for introducing aqueous ozone cleaning systems to cleaning workers


12/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Murata Energy Solutions Americas expands on numerous fronts


12/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Siege highlights security at women's healthcare clinics


Officers in the command center were able to tap into security cameras throughout the complex

12/7/2015 3:00:00 PM

Engineering codes and standards for a healthy hospital


With hospital projects, it is imperative that engineers get everything exactly right

12/7/2015 2:00:00 PM

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


Study shows that just 10 minutes of exposure to nature 2-3 times per week can produce benefits

12/7/2015 12:00:00 PM

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


Hazard mitigation grants would allow Peconic Bay Medical Center to purchase additional emergency power generators

12/7/2015 11:00:00 AM

Air quality requirements in the operating room


Creating the optimal environment in the surgical suite with the necessary temperature, humidity and air quality is critical

12/7/2015 9:00:00 AM

Communicating the healthcare mission through design


The physical aspects of a health facility can reflect its core values

12/7/2015 8:00:00 AM

OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health schedules meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee


12/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eaton's LED Luminaire offers a versatile, energy-saving and affordable solution for area, site and roadway applications


12/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls premium efficiency vertical stacked water source heat pumps deliver energy-efficient performance and flexible design


12/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Legionnaire’s lingers at Tampa Bay VA healthcare facility


Experts say there is little danger for patients or staff at the Bay Pines VA Medical Center

12/4/2015 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare building booming in Colorado Springs region


About $1 billion in projects are planned during the next several years

12/4/2015 2:00:00 PM

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


The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford expansion halfway through construction

12/4/2015 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities urged to review emergency response plans


Hospitals are encouraged to test security plans following recent terror attacks across Paris

12/4/2015 11:00:00 AM

Q&A on bronchoscopy procedures


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about bronchoscopy procedures

12/4/2015 9:00:00 AM

Factors influencing clinic planning


As the healthcare industry shifts toward outpatient care, four industry factors — including utilization — are affecting clinic planning, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/4/2015 8:00:00 AM

Solid ware wash and laundry products from Sunburst Chemicals are highly effective and ‘safer choice’


12/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Securitron and HES preview suite of sustainable products at Greenbuild 2015


The incident was being investigated in line with the hospital's 'never event'

12/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

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12/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lascar launches new Bluetooth-enabled data logger


The incident was being investigated in line with the hospital's 'never event'

12/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

$910,000 heat recovery order is thermal energy's third significant hospital order in past month


12/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

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


Phoebe Sumter Medical Center topped Soliant Health's annual list of the 20 most beautiful hospitals in the United States

12/3/2015 3:00:00 PM

Rethinking healthcare data centers


Considering the piecemeal approach versus a new facility

12/3/2015 2:00:00 PM

Georgia hospital design focuses on sustainability


Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton is state's first new hospital in 20 years

12/3/2015 12:00:00 PM

Hospital expansion will double size of emergency room


Latrobe Regional Hospital in Victoria, Australia, will add two new two-story buildings

12/3/2015 11:00:00 AM

Lessons in designing for autism


Experts say it is important to create a homelike setting that addressed some specific needs of autism patients, including noise control an careful use of color, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/3/2015 9:00:00 AM

Abe’s Garden demonstrates best practices for dementia design


The addition to the Nashville senior lifestyle community campus also designed to improve the lives of families and care partners of those affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementias, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

12/3/2015 8:00:00 AM

GCX partners with CDW to streamline healthcare purchasing options


12/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Universal reveals three lamp LED retrofit kit to fill parabolic fixture upgrade needs


12/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Distech Controls introduces Allure EC-Smart-Comfort new all-in-one, occupant-focused communicating sensor


12/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Daikin Applied acquires minority stake in cloud-based building automation company


12/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Elevon outfitted with weathering steel facade that will enhance and beautify over time


12/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities prepare with disaster readiness programs


Department of Homeland Security has published a U.S. Active Shooter Plan that outlines how healthcare facilities should train in preparation to respond to a mass casualty event

12/2/2015 3:00:00 PM

Florida healthcare facility expanding after two years


Tradition Medical Center in Stuart was designed to be flexible and expandable

12/2/2015 2:00:00 PM

Alabama hospital designing improvements into replacement facility


Refreshed construction plans reflect changes in construction codes and hospital usage

12/2/2015 12:00:00 PM

Melbourne healthcare facility spends $50 million on IT


$1 billion Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre to combine research, treatment, care and education services from 10 organizations in one building

12/2/2015 11:00:00 AM

New EBD literature review urged


'Father of evidence-based design' says it's time for the industry to undertake a new survey, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/2/2015 9:00:00 AM

Q&A on storage of oxygen cylinders


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

12/2/2015 8:00:00 AM

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


Conditions at Concord Hospital in Sydney, Australia, are so bad, vermin including a possum have been found on the wards

12/1/2015 3:00:00 PM

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


Throwback photo illustrates hospital's creature comforts

12/1/2015 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare expansion bringing shopping, apartments, hotels to hospital campuses


Mixed use districts are part of expansion strategy for expected new patient boom

12/1/2015 12:00:00 PM

Chicago hospital plans $500 million outpatient tower


The nine-story tower would be the second major structure built as part of Rush University Medical Center's plan to upgrade its campus

12/1/2015 11:00:00 AM

Developing a building-specific green cleaning strategy


Guidelines for cleaning different areas of the facility should be set

12/1/2015 9:00:00 AM

Designing a short-stay recovery unit


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's outpatient facility project offered the opportunity to design a short-stay recovery unit from the ground up, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/1/2015 8:00:00 AM

SCA launches Tork Image Design dispensers in North America at ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2015


12/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products adds biometric identity management system, readers to portfolio


12/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite adds LED T5 lamps to portfolio of ballast-compatible DirectFit lamps


12/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

WaterFurnace introduces Envision® 30-Ton water source heat pump


12/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Solid Ware wash and laundry products from Sunburst Chemicals are highly effective and ‘safer choice’


12/1/2015 12:00:00 AM



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