April 2015 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Designing healthcare facilities to fight infection


Ventilation, furnishings and fixtures affect the bacteria inside a hospital

4/30/2015 3:00:00 PM

Los Angeles children's hospital opens rehab center


New 22,000-square-foot Petersen Rehabilitation Center is one of the largest acute pediatric rehabilitation centers in the country

4/30/2015 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare interiors serving needs in changing ways


Healthcare interiors are serving patient, family, and staff needs in a way that would be unrecognizable to recently past generations, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/30/2015 1:00:00 PM

Workplace violence is on the rise for nursing staff


An Occupational Health Safety Network report finds risks highest among nurse assistants

4/30/2015 12:00:00 PM

Designing for behavioral health facilities


The next big opportunity to improve mental health care delivery lies within designers' hands

4/30/2015 11:00:00 AM

Consider systems, human factor to curb infection, study says


Healthcare facilities urged to look beyond isolated practices of staff when working to curb infections

4/30/2015 10:00:00 AM

The evolution of urgent care centers


Infusion suite within or adjacent to the urgent care center are becoming more common

4/30/2015 8:00:00 AM

Cree introduces new fully luminous LR22 Architectural Troffer


4/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

ASSA ABLOY's EcoFlex energy-saving mortise locks now available with high-security monitoring options


4/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong introduces new commercial market-preferred hardwood options


4/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Guardian Industries Corp. expands its Science and Technology Center:


4/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

FridgeWize announces new high efficiency HVAC EC motors


4/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Long-term care facilities stressing more basic healthcare


Facilities are surpassing hospitals as focus of healthcare for the elderly

4/29/2015 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare has most nonfatal occupational injuries for all private industries in 2013


One in five reported nonfatal occupational injuries occurred among workers in the healthcare and social assistance industry

4/29/2015 2:00:00 PM

N.Z. health board proposing improvement food service for healthcare facilities


New nutrition standards, developed with health board dietitians, would be introduced

4/29/2015 1:00:00 PM

White paper

Winning strategies for waiting rooms


Furnishings should accommodate diverse postures, behaviors, and levels of privacy

4/29/2015 12:00:00 PM

Kaiser Permanente plans increase of solar and wind power use


Kaiser Permanente plans to add on-site solar energy to as many as 170 of its California healthcare facilities, according to an article on the Health Facilities Management website

4/29/2015 11:00:00 AM

Successful activating of an ambulatory care center


Activation will involve focusing on operational readiness, facility readiness and move logistics

4/29/2015 10:00:00 AM

Rubber flooring has multiple benefits for nursing staff


Comfort is the benefit most often cited when discussing the positive impact rubber flooring has upon nurses

4/29/2015 8:00:00 AM

New Soothe healthcare seating and tables from the Hon Company offer comfort for patients, convenience for caregivers


4/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

The Opus Group expands healthcare expertise with new team members


4/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Rockfon Contour acoustic baffles provide quietness, visual interest in commercial interiors


4/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Enlighted targets 100% adoption of smart sensors in commercial buildings by 2020


4/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

T&S Brass revamps website


4/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Australian healthcare facility kitchen staff returns, but patients may still get Big Macs


The kitchen staff has gone back to work at the biggest hospital network in Kingston, Victoria, but patients may have to be given take away instead of reheated hospital meals, according to an article on the Herald Sun website

4/28/2015 3:00:00 PM

Mercy Hospital Joplin expanded definition of resiliency


Replacement healthcare facility built to withstand severe weather after tornado

4/28/2015 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility flooring options


Options include first adhesive free flooring and designs that mimic our internal clockwork

4/28/2015 1:00:00 PM

Florida Hospital Orlando will embody a new era in women's healthcare


The facility was designed to achieve a balance between creating a modern healthcare facility and establishing an environment that promotes healing through design, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/28/2015 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities embracing lighting that inspires comfort and confidence


Lighting can be an essential design element influencing the staff, patient and visitor's perception of the hospital experience

4/28/2015 11:00:00 AM

Designing maternity facilities for millennials


Facilities may need to accommodate natural birth options such as midwife deliveries, doulas, acupuncture, water births, and offering tools such as birthing balls or ropes

4/28/2015 10:00:00 AM

Two 'massive' healthcare facilities coming to Ottawa in 2017


The Pinnacle Centres of Healthcare Excellence will offer 'one stop shopping' for healthcare

4/28/2015 9:00:00 AM

Q&A on exit signage


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

4/28/2015 8:00:00 AM

EPA Recognizes Memorial Hermann with 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award


4/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls helps top public health system deliver better care at lower cost in new hospital


4/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Bentley issues call for submissions to 2015


4/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Kardex Remstar improves the patient experience


4/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Texas Children's Hospital engages FKP for expansion: Planning underway for new 19-story tower at Main Campus


4/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Scope maker warned Europe about problems two years before L.A. infections


FDA learned of scope warnings last summer but didn't alert U.S. hospitals

4/27/2015 3:00:00 PM

Some healthcare workers not trained on how to clean uniforms in-home


Many healthcare facilities require employees to clean some uniforms at home, but offer no training

4/27/2015 2:00:00 PM

Case study

St. Joseph Health saves clinician time and improves patient care with secure on-demand printing


The system needed a solution that would help with printer management issues and user profile corruption in a virtualized desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment

4/27/2015 1:00:00 PM

Report: Retail clinics could handle 27 percent of emergency visits


Shift could create $4 billion in savings

4/27/2015 12:00:00 PM

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Don't waste time on time: How synchronized clocks improve operations


Accurate time isn't a mere convenience in a healthcare facility; it's a central way of ensuring that operations are running efficiently and patient safety is paramount

4/27/2015 11:00:00 AM

Door hardware specifications for healthcare facilities


Healthcare facilities have unique door opening applications and specific door hardware requirements

4/27/2015 10:00:00 AM

Designing patient- and technology-friendly clinical spaces


Nurse and design consultant says efficient, safe spaces must accommodate new technology, the human touch

4/27/2015 8:00:00 AM

For medical office portfolios, less is more


4/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Xtralis VESDA-E VEA and HeiTel 4G Body Worn Video Solutions win Security Industry Association 2015 New Product Showcase Awards


4/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Primex Wireless brings OneVue Intelligent Monitoring Platform to healthcare


4/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric launches new compact line of meters with superior accuracy and enhanced power quality functionality


4/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Security100Healthcare Summit announces new partnerships; Hosts top voices in healthcare security


4/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Instilling pride in your housekeeping team


Inspire them and they are going to go above and beyond their daily responsibilities and put patient needs above their own

4/24/2015 3:00:00 PM

Study suggests 'soft' floors reduce falls


A Swedish study recently published in Injury Prevention looked at the effect impact-absorbing flooring had on minimizing injuries from falls, according to an article on the Long-Term Living magazine

4/24/2015 2:00:00 PM

Cincinnati hospital plans $280 million expansion


Joint and Spine Center Christ Hospital project will include a million-dollar view

4/24/2015 12:00:00 PM

Historic building becomes Manhattan's first freestanding ED


Lenox Hill HealthPlex was the Joseph Curran Building in Manhattan's Greenwich Village

4/24/2015 11:00:00 AM

International collaboration focuses on patient safety


An international partnership of 16 health systems will collaborate on patient safety issues such as hospital-acquired infections

4/24/2015 10:00:00 AM

Seattle children's hospital emphasizes a life-affirming attitude


Hospital's new 34,000-square-foot psychiatry and behavioral medicine unit emphasizes a life-affirming attitude with patient and staff safety elements built into the design, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/24/2015 8:00:00 AM

WAC Lighting introduces Fin Exterior LED Luminaires


4/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Securitron secures perimeters with new GL1 Gate Lock at ISC West


4/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Motion Industries announces release of Zep Professional Hand Cleaner MiHow2 Video


4/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Walt Vernon appointed to HCI Board of Directors


4/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

JLL outlines the tumultuous future of the U.S. healthcare industry and its real estate


4/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Article sees problem with satisfied patients


The Atlantic says healthcare changes have led some hospitals to focus on making people happy, rather than well

4/23/2015 3:00:00 PM

W.Va. veterans clinic closes again due to air quality issues


A clinic in Maxwelton, W.Va., that serves veterans in West Virginia and Virginia has closed again because of air quality issues, according to an article on the Herald Online website

4/23/2015 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare energy management could be big business for utilities


The healthcare sector has an increasingly concentrated focus on the ways in which their facilities get and manage energy

4/23/2015 1:00:00 PM

Healthcare flooring affects patient well-being


A large but often forgotten part of this 'good design' equation is flooring

4/23/2015 12:00:00 PM

Connecticut hospital adjusts to changing healthcare needs


As the healthcare picture changes, New Milford Hospital is adjusting

4/23/2015 11:00:00 AM

Toolkits designed to help healthcare facilities reduce energy


The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care launched two new interactive toolkits for healthcare

4/23/2015 9:00:00 AM

Maximizing advanced lighting systems


Automatic sensing, daylighting harvesting and digital communication with other building systems such as HVAC and security are starting to represent the 'new normal'

4/23/2015 8:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric launches new compact line of meters with superior accuracy and enhanced power quality functionality


4/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care launches Internet of Clean bringing game-changing technology innovations to commercial cleaning


4/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Sutherland positioned in leaders' quadrant of Everest Group's PEAK Matrix for Healthcare Contact Center Outsourcing


4/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

CBRE Healthcare CPS expands team


4/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

New Geberit Omega series features in-wall toilet system and designer flush plates


4/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Legionella found at West Palm Beach VA again


The Legionella bacteria first appeared at the facility in January and the all clear was given then

4/22/2015 3:00:00 PM

Irish hospital exposes patients to burn risks


Inspectors found unhygienic medication practices and safety hazards at Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown

4/22/2015 2:00:00 PM

Anchor CEO discusses healthcare's 'retail' experience


Hospital administrators urged to really understand the market, the competition and what they want to try to achieve from a business perspective

4/22/2015 12:00:00 PM

Missouri hospitals prepare for severe weather


Staffs monitor weather briefings, go through their emergency checklists and test backup generators

4/22/2015 11:00:00 AM

University of New Mexico plans larger replacement hospital


Level I trauma center has turned away hundreds of transfers from other hospitals because of the crowded conditions

4/22/2015 9:00:00 AM

251 hospitals score five stars in Medicare's new ratings


Some in the healthcare industry fear Medicare's five-star scale won't accurately reflect quality and may place too much weight on patient reviews

4/22/2015 8:00:00 AM

White paper addresses the fire door compliance


4/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Cerner collaborates With Geisinger, xG Health Solutions to enable SMART on FHIR EHR Apps


4/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

MedAssets Healthcare business summit focuses on the future of healthcare


4/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

The Opus Group announces Tom Shaver as president to lead new healthcare division


4/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

From FacilitiesNet.com

Emergency planning helps Michigan healthcare facility in flood aftermath


Storm brought up to 8 inches of storm water into the hospital's emergency department, the kitchen, radiation oncology, radiology, the in-patient pharmacy, and medical supply storage

4/21/2015 3:00:00 PM

Research in the healthcare design process


High-quality research should be interwoven throughout the design process, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/21/2015 2:00:00 PM

Q&A on egress lighting and battery powered emergency lights


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about egress lighting and battery powered emergency lights

4/21/2015 1:00:00 PM

Protecting healthcare facilities from dirty devices


Instructions from manufacturers may not be enough

4/21/2015 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities can use model crisis plans to address disasters


Mathematical modeling cuts out much of the human analysis

4/21/2015 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals leaving downtown areas


Older, obsolete facilities are rebuilding in wealthier areas

4/21/2015 10:00:00 AM

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The impact of medical computers on patients


Medical computers have numerous features that promote a cleaner environment

4/21/2015 8:00:00 AM

Cerner collaborates With Geisinger, xG Health Solutions to enable SMART on FHIR EHR Apps


4/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Xenex germ-zapping robots arrive in Spain; Clece chooses Xenex for hospital disinfection


4/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

New toolkits help healthcare facilities reduce energy, water and GHGs, save money, and prepare for climate change impacts


4/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eaton named by EPA as a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year


4/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

New Upper Air Germicidal UV-C light fixture offers industry’s highest ultraviolet dosage to destroy airborne viruses & bacteria


4/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Deer jumps through hospital window


Doe took a brief walk through a MidMichigan Health Center before leaving

4/20/2015 3:00:00 PM

Study: Impact-absorbent flooring curbs injuries


Flooring shown to help prevent injuries from falls inside nursing homes

4/20/2015 2:00:00 PM

Spring is a good time to review long-term care safety


Spring is the perfect time to inspect, repair, install or improve the systems that keep the building safe and healthy, according to an article on the Long-Term Living website

4/20/2015 1:00:00 PM

Q&A on dust on sprinkler heads


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about dust on sprinkler heads

4/20/2015 12:00:00 PM

Lake Forest hospital expansion expected to invigorate area


$426 million project features five pavilions, eight operating rooms and 114 private inpatient beds

4/20/2015 11:00:00 AM

Australian hospital designed as healing tree


Lady Cilento Children's Hospital's design was based on the concept of a 'living tree' for the layout and wayfinding, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/20/2015 10:00:00 AM

Patient violence among ECRI's patient concerns


ECRI Institute's 2015 Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns also includes alarm hazards

4/20/2015 8:00:00 AM

Cerner and Qualcomm collaborate to advance remote home health monitoring


4/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tunable White LED and three new luminaires deliver greater flexibility and creative possibilities


4/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Enghouse Interactive Showcases healthcare solutions for patient interactions at HIMSS15


4/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

New Atlas operating room ceiling system from Titus offers greater flexibility


4/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

The Center for Health Design welcomes new members to Board of Directors


4/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Companies feud over UV robots


Two manufacturers of ultraviolet disinfection robots are in court over advertising claims

4/17/2015 3:00:00 PM

The University of North Carolina medical school facility designed for flexibility


The 340,000-square-foot, 10-story building contains labs and imaging technology for research teams, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/17/2015 1:00:00 PM

N.D. hospital adds Ebola-ready rooms


Sanford Health adds two new rooms equipped to safely treat patients with highly contagious infections

4/17/2015 12:00:00 PM

Sierra Leone rebuilds healthcare system with eco-friendly medical waste disposal


Freetown's Goderich Emergency Surgical and Paediatric Hospital gets autoclave

4/17/2015 11:00:00 AM

White House asks hospitals to fight health hazards of climate change


Healthcare community asked to help reduce potential harms

4/17/2015 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities automation systems evolve


The evolution of building automation systems follows the development of computers

4/17/2015 8:00:00 AM

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center reduces C.diff infections by 29 percent with Xenex germ-zapping robots


4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Merge Healthcare launches new business unit to automate prior-authorization and improve referral success


4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Nicklaus Children's Hospital successfully completed installation of Cerner revenue cycle solutions


4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Vocera announces first clinical communications app for Apple Watch


4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Trinity Health Selects athenahealth to advance people-centered care


4/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hospital cuts falls with 'virtual sitter' system


St. David's North Austin Medical Center uses new technology to increase safety

4/16/2015 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare power efficiency trends


Healthcare facilities are looking to improve efficiency, resiliency and cost

4/16/2015 1:00:00 PM

Health systems redesign facilities to meet goals


Projects are creating operational efficiencies, patient satisfaction

4/16/2015 12:00:00 PM

Bryn Mawr Hospital's planning largest project since late 1800s


$200 million project calls for major new construction on the hospital's core campus

4/16/2015 11:00:00 AM

Case study

Catskill Regional Medical Center upgrades parking lot using green technology


Process eliminates the need to excavate, remove and dispose of failed pavement as well as the need to import large volumes of virgin aggregate

4/16/2015 10:00:00 AM

Minnesota hospital plans $140 million renovation, expansion


Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital project will add two new inpatient floors, revamp the surgery center and make all patient rooms private

4/16/2015 8:00:00 AM

Big Salad opens latest location at U-M's University Hospital Cafe


4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Northern Arizona Healthcare signs up for CommonWell Services


4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care supports hand hygiene initiatives with Twitter and Instagram competition


4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Victaulic is WinWholesale fire sprinkler system Vendor of the Year


4/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities with the cleanest patient rooms


At least 89 percent of patients surveyed reported that their room and bathroom were 'always' clean

4/15/2015 3:00:00 PM

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Reducing the impact of HAIs with UV disinfection


Portable UVGI units are used in patient, surgical and ICU rooms as well as other critical care settings

4/15/2015 1:00:00 PM

Maine hospital recognized for recycling program


York Hospital has volunteer 'Green Team' whose works to conserve the environment by ensuring that sustainability becomes an integral component of daily operations

4/15/2015 12:00:00 PM

University of Kansas Hospital building new patient tower


The $280 million building will have 92 beds

4/15/2015 11:00:00 AM

Long-term costs of infection control


Healthcare facilities are looking for best ways to prepare for outbreaks

4/15/2015 9:00:00 AM

Technology helping hospitals to reduce infections


Automated disinfection systems have evolved to meet the needs of healthcare facilities

4/15/2015 8:00:00 AM

Zep Commercial sees spike amid Ebola concerns


4/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Nanticoke Health Services signs up for CommonWell Services


4/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

JDL HealthTech announces HIPAA compliance training schedule for April and May 2015


4/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Security100Healthcare Summit announces new partnerships; Hosts top voices in healthcare security


4/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Enghouse Interactive showcases healthcare solutions for patient interactions at HIMSS15


4/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Weather linked to hospital acquired infections


The numbers of healthcare infections go up with the temperature

4/14/2015 3:00:00 PM

Patient care, sustainability priorities in Middle East hospital design and construction


Study reports that integrating nursing and patient friendly design as the top priority in designing new hospitals throughout the Middle East and North Africa

4/14/2015 2:00:00 PM

Case study

Minnesota hospital brings critical power management into the digital revolution


Operations team ends testing nightmare, says automated compliance reporting and trending beat 'handwritten'

4/14/2015 1:00:00 PM

Rubber flooring can boost workplace safety in healthcare facilities


Rubber floor coverings can help curb muscle fatigue and aching backs, legs and feet

4/14/2015 12:00:00 PM

Design considerations for biocontainment patient care units


Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment patient care unit is the largest, and provides the best case study in facilities of this type

4/14/2015 11:00:00 AM

Indoor air quality linked to lung health


A study said that the quality of indoor air in nursing homes seriously affects the lung health of elderly residents, according to an article on the Long-term Living website

4/14/2015 9:00:00 AM

Emergency power code changes expected for healthcare facilities


Many expect that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will adopt the 2012 editions of the National Fire Protection Association's Life Safety Code and Health Care Facilities Code soon

4/14/2015 8:00:00 AM

Bradley Corporation announces new Terreon colors for Advocate lavatory systems


4/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Circle Health signs up for CommonWell Services


4/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

HLAC to unveil new standards document at Clean 2015 Show


4/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong LVT now can be recycled


4/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Webcam removal from disabled patient's room creates conflict


Pennsylvania nursing home removes device patient used to communicate with family

4/13/2015 3:00:00 PM

Technology fights hospital-acquired infections


Healthcare facilities that fail to ramp up their efforts to reduce these types of infections face stiff penalties - among them, a reduction in Medicare payments

4/13/2015 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities investing in resilient design


Resilient design protects buildings, systems from natural disastersg

4/13/2015 1:00:00 PM

Ohio health system plans $700 million in hospital projects


Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus to begin modernization project in spring

4/13/2015 12:00:00 PM

Designing for long-term infection control


Planners and designers are working with clinicians and facilities staff to improve prevention from pre-design programming through specification

4/13/2015 11:00:00 AM

OSHA updates workplace violence guidelines


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated its 1995 and 2004 editions of Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers, according to an article on the Long-term Living website

4/13/2015 10:00:00 AM

Tips for leasing medical spaces


Healthcare systems face many hurdles as landlords, including arcane real estate arrangements and complicated regulatory issues

4/13/2015 8:00:00 AM

WeiserMazars expands healthcare practice, names principal Debra Bornstein practice leader


4/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

University of Chicago Medicine uses Vocera Care Rounds solution to improve patient experience


4/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Fisher-Titus will begin using CommonWell Health Alliance services to advance interoperability


4/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric announces updates to StruxureWare Building Operation Software for SmartStruxure Solution


4/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power introduces full suite of custom air handling solutions for the data center


4/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Security100Healthcare Summit


Security100Healthcare Summit will be held June 15-17, 2015, in Scottsdale

4/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Protecting healthcare staff from patients


Technology gives staff quicker and more efficient means of summoning help

4/10/2015 3:00:00 PM

UCSF Medical Center gets $800K for sustainability efforts from PG&E


State-of-the-art energy efficiency systems were integrated in the design of new buildings

4/10/2015 2:00:00 PM

Senior facility design scaling down


Smaller, more homelike and personalized environments that reflect and support the residents are being designed, according to an article on the Environments for Aging

4/10/2015 1:00:00 PM

Technology can create smarter healthcare building projects


Building information modeling (BIM) - can help to alleviate some of these challenges of complex healthcare construction, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/10/2015 12:00:00 PM

Victoria Hospital denies cleaning problems


Whistle blower alleges problems with infection control and general hygiene at the Kirkcaldy hospital

4/10/2015 11:00:00 AM

Long-term facilities reinventing rehab


More facilities are looking at ways to add it to their portfolio of services

4/10/2015 9:00:00 AM

Advances improve healthcare AV options


Advances in hardware and software offer a wide range of alternatives for presenters and audiences

4/10/2015 8:00:00 AM

Beacon Health System will begin using CommonWell Health Alliance services to advance interoperability


4/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

LSI Industries introduces new LED landscape luminaires


4/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Linetec's online Architectural Resource Center offers AIA/CES courses, 'Select and Spec' tool, guide specifications


4/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

LG Electronics honored by U.S. EPA AS 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year


4/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

EPA recognizes CBRE with dual honors


4/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Johns Hopkins builds Ebola unit


Unit is designed to safely care for patients with the disease and other dangerous infections

4/9/2015 3:00:00 PM

Los Alamitos Medical Center MOB reflects campus identity


The new medical office building was designed with with community integration, campus identity and city planning requirements in mind, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/9/2015 1:00:00 PM

Hospital security boosted after nurses express fears following attacks


Australia's Westmead Hospital reacts to reports of violent crimes near the facility

4/9/2015 12:00:00 PM

Splashes can be overlooked risk for healthcare facility workers


Splashes from cleaning bedpans, and emptying suction cups can transfer a pathogen through the eyes, nose, or mouth

4/9/2015 11:00:00 AM

Designing for needs of cancer patients


Interiors throughout common, treatment, patient services and staff areas should focus on patients' needs

4/9/2015 9:30:00 AM

Curbing incidents of wandering at senior facilities


Electronic equipment such as bed and door alarms, video cameras and resident tracking devices can help prevent elopement

4/9/2015 8:00:00 AM

Bobrick's new interlocking Gap-Free Design and 72'' doors/panels answer partition privacy needs


4/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Energy Control Technologies announces spin-off of sensorFact Services


4/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Vocera expands clinical integrations with electronic health records


4/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Wood County Hospital will begin using CommonWell Health Alliance services to advance interoperability


4/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Varonis to showcase new metadata framework and enterprise search solutions at RSA Conference 2015


4/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Kansas hospital tests positive for Legionella bacteria


The facility has installed filters in the showers in the long-term care and in-patient units

4/8/2015 3:00:00 PM

Boston-area hospital to use new non-lethal security device


Newton-Wellesley Hospital to introduce devices for its security staff, as hospitals across the country have seen an increase in violent attacks by patients

4/8/2015 2:00:00 PM

Henry Ford Innovation Institute encouraging new design ideas


Patient experience and care trends inform new concepts

4/8/2015 1:00:00 PM

Army Corps of Engineers taking over Colorado VA hospital project


The project, originally priced at $328 million, is now expected to cost $1.73 billion

4/8/2015 12:00:00 PM

Boston Children's Hospital renovating dining space


The $11 million project includes a new focus on fresh ingredients, antibiotic-free meats and cooking classes for children and adults

4/8/2015 11:00:00 AM

Ontario health system stresses locally grown food


Halton Healthcare Services is recognized for locally-grown foods project

4/8/2015 10:00:00 AM

Understanding aging key to designing senior facilities


Connecticut hospital's uses design solutions for lighting, acoustics, and signage to better support its older patients, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/8/2015 8:00:00 AM

Trane launches Tracer Concierge System for simplified and affordable HVAC and lighting control


4/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Club Car offering new limited slip differential for 4x2 Carryall utility and transport vehicles


4/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Trimble to offer DPI-8 handheld 3D scanner for building construction jobsites


4/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Vistamatic expands into larger manufacturing facility


4/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

CBRE Group, Inc. enters into definitive agreement to acquire the global workplace solutions business of Johnson Controls Inc.


4/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare design is putting more focus on infection control


Designers are now exploring more automated ways to combat bacteria

4/7/2015 3:00:00 PM

Parkland Hospital designed for comfort


Hospital will add 862 beds with private rooms for each patient

4/7/2015 1:30:00 PM

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The changing procurement model for medical equipment


Current design technology and construction methodologies are changing and advancing the way projects are designed and constructed but they are often not aligned with a health systems procurement practices or equipment vendor sales strategies

4/7/2015 12:00:00 PM

Designing experiences into senior facilities


Planning a successful facility includes an emphasis not just on built spaces, but on creating ageless consumer experiences, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

4/7/2015 11:00:00 AM

Survey shows little connection between healthcare sector and senior care


Just 10 percent of surveyed senior living providers and industry consultants have a partnership with a healthcare system, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/7/2015 9:00:00 AM

Chemicals used to make products antimicrobial are classified as pesticides/biocides


Fabrics and flooring treated with antimicrobial agents that prevent bacterial growth create more problems than they solve

4/7/2015 8:00:00 AM

Precision-Paragon releases TKL Ultra-Efficient Fluorescent-to-LED conversion kit


4/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Staco Energy Products announces new product: Stacotap


4/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Using biometric technology, HandyTrac Systems launches secure key control system


4/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

WaterSignal introduces its next generation system to create faster connections, expand geographic reach and add services.


4/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

ActiveGuard Mattress Liners reduce bed bugs' ability to lay eggs, study finds


4/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Clinical waste is mixed up with linen at U.K. hospital


Waste was dumped in with dirty linen 40 times and sent off to the laundry

4/6/2015 3:00:00 PM

Private resident rooms not trending in senior living


While there are supporters of the single resident room model in senior living, but in terms of code minimum, there is no mandate yet, according to an article on Environments for Aging website

4/6/2015 2:00:00 PM

Robots may reduce workloads in hospitals


UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay has 25 robots on staff

4/6/2015 12:00:00 PM

Lobby terrarium design solved contamination issues


The focal point of the Rush University Medical Center's Edward A. Brennan Entry Pavilion is a three-story, open-air terrarium, which introduces an exterior landscaped space into the interior

4/6/2015 11:00:00 AM

Ontario clinic designed for flexible activity levels


The Halton McMaster Family Health Clinic was designed to function at varying activity levels, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/6/2015 10:00:00 AM

Hospital recycling barriers studied


Most hospitals are collecting 40 percent or less of what could be recycled

4/6/2015 8:00:00 AM

ABB, Bosch and Cisco establish open-software venture to unify smart home technology


4/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Valspar releases new technical paper on PVDF coatings


4/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Magruder Hospital will begin using CommonWell Health Alliance Services to advance interoperability


4/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Xtralis introduces ADPRO iFT Series - industry's first 'NVR Plus' platform


4/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Forest Lighting announces T5 LED integrated linear lamps


4/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Dirty mops blamed for norovirus outbreak at hospitals


Cleaning staff are reusing mops contaminated with norovirus in north Cumbria in the U.K.

4/2/2015 3:00:00 PM

South L.A.'s MLK hospital reflects the new healthcare


The campus emphasizes preventive treatments, with a new urgent-care center and outpatient and public health clinics

4/2/2015 2:00:00 PM

New Orleans children's hospital proposes $250 million expansion


Historic 184,388-square-foot Marine Hospital is at the center of a plan to expand Children's Hospital

4/2/2015 12:00:00 PM

Designing retail clinics


The evolution of healthcare delivery is calling for retailers to rethink their spaces, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/2/2015 11:00:00 AM

Q&A on medical gas system deficiencies


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about medical gas system deficiencies

4/2/2015 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility planner discusses regulations, economy


Regulations, economics and patient preferences are changing healthcare facilities and campuses

4/2/2015 8:00:00 AM

ZipWall introduces ZipFast, the only reusable dust barrier panel system


4/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Beta version of the GEE energy management platform now available for select customer testing


4/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

2015 marks TEMP-AIR's 50th year in business


4/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Trane introduces Air-Fi wireless technology for building controls


4/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Edelberg & Associates and Scribe America partner to launch healthcare industry's first ever real-time medical coding solution


4/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

HVAC burnout causes week-long EHR outage


California hospital recovering from the fallout of a week-long EHR outage triggered when an HVAC system burned out

4/1/2015 3:00:00 PM

Practice Greenhealth releases new sustainability report


2014 edition of the annual healthcare benchmark report is available for download to members

4/1/2015 2:00:00 PM

Dashboard offer budgetary and management benefits


Healthcare facilities can use business intelligence systems to search for more efficiency

4/1/2015 12:00:00 PM

LED bulbs could help with infection control


LED bulb designs could be customized to be less attractive to specific disease-carrying insect species

4/1/2015 11:00:00 AM

Designers predict shift from public to home-centric healthcare model


Australian architects expect a decrease in government spending on public healthcare and a push towards a more home-centric and technology-based healthcare service

4/1/2015 10:00:00 AM

Health system offering technology stores


New Jersey medical center opens patient engagement resource

4/1/2015 8:00:00 AM

Siemens now offers retailers OpenADR 2.0 compliance for demand response


4/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Vicon launches integrated access control solution


4/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

nora and its employees make gift to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


4/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric named a market leader in navigant research leaderboard report for building energy management systems


4/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eaton helps Duquesne University increase energy efficiency, improve lighting performance at the Gumberg Library


4/1/2015 12:00:00 AM



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