May 2015 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Going green no longer optional for hospitals


Many eco-friendly elements hospitals have incorporated are hardly visible, yet very impactful

5/29/2015 3:00:00 PM

Gas cut off at five Pakistan hospitals


Hospitals lose gas supply because of outstanding payments

5/29/2015 1:00:00 PM

Case study

North Florida Regional Medical Center tailors guest services program to meet patient needs


Center needed a partner to handle some guest service responsibilities so security personnel could focus solely on securing the hospital

5/29/2015 12:00:00 PM

Florida Hospital Tampa gets updated exterior


Hospital's facade had infection control concerns due to leaks. according to an article and photo tour on the Healthcare Design website

5/29/2015 11:00:00 AM

Welsh Hospital cited for kitchen, hygiene failings


Out-of-date food and bad hand hygiene found at Glan Clwyd Hospital in Denbighshire

5/29/2015 9:00:00 AM

Healthier Hospitals Initiative wraps up


Initiative will remain a Practice Greenhealth program

5/29/2015 8:00:00 AM

Clean floors better and reduce slip hazard with Spray Kleen multi-surface neutral cleaner from Sunburst Chemicals


5/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Parkland Hospital takes steps to sustainability on rubber floors


5/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eaton introduces new rack automatic transfer switch for critical equipment power redundancy in data centers


5/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Shurtape is on a mission to educate for success


5/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

PDI announces winner in delivering the difference contest


5/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Flashback photo: A healthcare facility at Chicago's Union Station


A small hospital that was set up to aid passengers at Chicago's train station during World War II

5/28/2015 3:00:00 PM

Case study

Alabama healthcare facility installs variable refrigerant flow zoning system


Choctaw General Hospital chooses HVAC system for patient comfort in its 44,000-square-foot addition

5/28/2015 1:00:00 PM

Is patient bathing or contact precaution best to reduce MRSA spread?


Study says bathing patients with chlorhexidine is slightly more effective

5/28/2015 12:00:00 PM

Designing healthcare facilities with virtual reality


Sanford Fargo Medical Center in Fargo, N.D., turned to virtual reality technology to experience its $500 million facility before it was built, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/28/2015 11:00:00 AM

N.Y. healthcare facility holds three-day disaster drill


Massena Memorial Hospital staff practices for potential fire, explosion

5/28/2015 9:00:00 AM

Hospital patients moved amidst concerns over water supply


James Cook University Hospital in UK called move a 'precautionary measure' as further testing is conducted

5/28/2015 8:00:00 AM

SEMCO introduces active desiccant system: affordable low dew points & customizable


5/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Vacon launches new compact NXC Drive


5/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Rainbow International offers tips on what to do before, during and after a flood disaster


5/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

EHNAC announces development of data registry accreditation program


5/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

KMC Controls announces collaboration with J2 Innovations


5/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tips for infectious-waste disposal


Facility found that more than 50 percent of items disposed of as infectious waste would fall into the general waste category

5/27/2015 3:00:00 PM

White paper

Touchless door access switch help curb healthcare facility infections


Touchless door switches allow patients, staff to open an automatic door with a hand wave

5/27/2015 2:00:00 PM

Q&A on the effective date of the new 2012 Life Safety Code


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question on the effective date of the new 2012 Life Safety Code

5/27/2015 12:00:00 PM

N.Y. hospital renovation following industry trends


The emphasis is on private rooms for better infection control, more privacy, better patient sleep

5/27/2015 11:00:00 AM

Toledo health system plans replacement tower at flagship


ProMedica will build a $350-million dollar replacement tower on the campus of ProMedica Toledo Hospital and Toledo Children's Hospital

5/27/2015 9:00:00 AM

Architect discusses healthcare facility trends


Robert Meyer, Cannon Design, received the 2014 George Pressler Under 40 Award

5/27/2015 8:00:00 AM

New portable solution enables commercial kitchens to take advantage of automated oil management


5/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

HLAC's new standards document available on website


5/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Honeywell Command and Control Suite provides effective facility and security management with a consumer touch


5/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lunera Lighting showcases plug-and-play LED lighting solutions at West Coast Energy Management Congress


5/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power's Avtron Sigma 2 PC Software verifies test results and equipment commissioning, acceptance


5/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Damaged mattresses can be infection traps


Infographic shows potential risks hiding beneath the linen

5/26/2015 3:00:00 PM

Spaces designed to merge research and clinical practice


Because the research and clinical care aspects of translational medicine are highly interactive, there's a growing trend to bring these functions together inside one collaborative space, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/26/2015 2:00:00 PM

California hospital plans expansion, modernization project


St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital with build a 72,342-square-foot addition that meets state-required seismic safety standards for acute-care facilities

5/26/2015 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility barrier management requires set protocols


Knowing when and where contractors or staff are entering barriers is important in ensuring the code compliance

5/26/2015 11:00:00 AM

Smartphones replace pagers at N.H. hospital


Catholic Medical Center uses phones with apps designed to streamline patient care

5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare systems adapting to challenging landscape


Mounting margin pressures are driving structural changes in the industry, according to a recent survey

5/26/2015 8:00:00 AM

Armstrong enhances acoustical performance of Ultima Health Zone ceiling family


5/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Daikin announces new floor mount indoor unit for multi-split applications


5/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Magnetek to display New M1000 elevator drive at CECA Convention


5/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Cooling Optimize adds intelligence and control, lowers energy cost of existing cooling equipment


5/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Turkey's mega hospital called biggest greenfield hospital project in the world


Project also one of the biggest healthcare public-private partnerships in Europe

5/22/2015 3:00:00 PM

Holiday decorations perk up long-term care facilities


Frequently updated decorations on bulletin boards are seasonal reminders of upcoming holidays and make the facility more festive for the residents, according to an article on the Long-term Living website

5/22/2015 2:00:00 PM

Health City Cayman Islands gets JCI accreditation


Health City the second hospital in the region to have received a JCI approval

5/22/2015 12:00:00 PM

Consolidations, collaborations planned for Hudson Valley hospitals


Fewer medical centers, more urgent-care locations, and the absorption of small practices predicted

5/22/2015 11:00:00 AM

LED kite sculpture lights up hospital entrance


The sculpture's focal point is 12 kites, welded and formed from stainless steel and ranging in size from 4 to 7 feet

5/22/2015 9:00:00 AM

Planning wellness into healthcare facilities


Healthcare campus planning today is looking to develop campuses that interface with communities, providing not only healthcare but opportunities for connections with the community, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/22/2015 8:00:00 AM

Green Seal launches revised standard for commercial and institutional cleaning services


5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

GAO affirms VA contract for mercury-free UV disinfection system


5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

FastFlash achieves 10-year proven performance


5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Werner 'rolls-out' new heavy-duty podium ladders with casters


5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lex Products Corp. introduces the ReadySwitch


5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Indian hospitals to be assessed on pest control


Facilities will have to ensure that there are no 'stray animals', cobwebs and birds' nests within the premises

5/21/2015 3:00:00 PM

Senior living and healthcare industries expected to converge


CEOs from senior living providers share five predictions about the future of the industry at a recent assisted living conference, according to an article on the Long-term Living website.

5/21/2015 2:00:00 PM

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Staying informed of healthcare crime trends


Data should be just one piece of a much larger security assessment tailored to your healthcare facility

5/21/2015 12:00:00 PM

Michael Graves left his mark on accessible design


Graves' mission to revolutionize the way healthcare facilities are built left an indelible mark on the world of architecture, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/21/2015 9:00:00 AM

Case study

Hospital renovation efforts include push for better hand hygiene


Northwestern Memorial Hospital refurbishment program included equipment and product upgrades to the hospital's restrooms

5/21/2015 8:00:00 AM

Lennox Commercial introduces Raider 6-ton and 3-5 ton 14 SEER packaged rooftop units


5/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

PPG partners with Walker Glass to debut bird-safe glass with low-e coating


5/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite releases StaxMAX LED high-output modules for hazardous locations


5/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

3M introduces new 3M Flow Control System


5/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Frisbie Memorial Hospital award-winning Healthy Workplace Program recognized as model of effectiveness


5/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Mobile healthcare facilities ready for disasters


Memorial Hospital of Carbondale's Disaster Blasters enable the disaster preparedness team to set up a 300-bed field hospital

5/20/2015 3:00:00 PM

Baltimore medical home has flexible clinical modules


Former retail space converted into traditional retail layout

5/20/2015 2:00:00 PM

OSHA and NIOSH release hospital respiratory toolkit


The kit is to be used by healthcare employers to protect staffers from airborne transmissible infectious diseases

5/20/2015 12:00:00 PM

Small Vermont hospital launches solar project


Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend to install solar panel as part of its energy efficiency efforts

5/20/2015 11:00:00 AM

Indianapolis health system plans new hospital, cancer center


Community Health Network will build two new buildings, a $60 million outpatient cancer center and a $175 million replacement hospital

5/20/2015 9:00:00 AM

Hospitals search for scope-cleaning solutions


The difficult-to-clean duodenoscopes are still on the market, and redesigning the reusable devices is not a solution in the short term

5/20/2015 8:00:00 AM

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


5/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

ComEd and Schneider Electric partner to deploy Green Button Connect My Data


5/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

New White House toolkit on healthcare resiliency, authored by Perkins+Will's Guenther


5/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tips on working at standing workstations


5/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Moen Commercial launches new modern bathroom suite


5/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hospital joins suit against scope-maker


Originally targeted in a lawsuit by widow of superbug victim, Virginia Mason Medical Center is joining a suit against a scope manufacturer tied to outbreaks

5/19/2015 3:00:00 PM

Over-budget Denver VA hospital up in the air


Lawmakers say VA hasn't come up with an acceptable plan for funding it

5/19/2015 2:00:00 PM

Three interim facilities filled gap after Joplin tornado


Three incarnations of interim facilities were used before the March opening of the new Mercy Hospital Joplin, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/19/2015 12:00:00 PM

$10 million outpatient facility planned for St. Louis area


Facility designed to manage a range of healthcare needs

5/19/2015 11:00:00 AM

Q&A on seclusion rooms


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

5/19/2015 10:00:00 AM

Digital displays in healthcare facilities more common


Interactive donor walls, digital wayfinding signage and patient-facing digital messaging platforms are among new technological advances

5/19/2015 8:00:00 AM

3M introduces Scotchgard surface protection film 2200


5/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

GSH Group launches new website


5/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Dr. Rosie Lyles battles healthcare facility infection with knowledge


5/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Inovalon to present data related to health disparities in dual eligible Medicaid and Medicare Advantage beneficiaries


5/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Optimistic economic outlook for interior design firms


5/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

The clinic of 2020 will be shaped by technology and changes of care focus


The primary care clinic is evolving with new technology, new care models and new reimbursement standards, according to a blog on the HGA website

5/18/2015 3:00:00 PM

Textile technology may protect patients and staff


Technology can reduce the transmission of hospital-acquired infections

5/18/2015 1:00:00 PM

Benefits of a master plan


A healthcare facility master plan can lay the groundwork for more efficient operations and building systems, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/18/2015 12:00:00 PM

Freestanding emergency departments gaining popularity


The number of freestanding emergency departments is increasing as care patterns shift from acute care

5/18/2015 11:00:00 AM

Equipment and software can help environmental services effectiveness


Understanding the ES process is critical to maximizing the performance and productivity of its staff

5/18/2015 9:00:00 AM

Operating room HVAC system must maintain safe conditions efficiently


ORs should use occupied/unoccupied ventilation control systems

5/18/2015 8:00:00 AM

New ASHRAE Standard provides method of test on determining gain of office equipment


5/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eaton Bolsters ePDU G3 Portfolio with new metered outlet models for enhanced data center power monitoring and measurement


5/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Healthy, safe, clean and green with MicroWorks From HOSPECO


5/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

AIA Contract Documents and MasterSpec to collaborate


5/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Aquila launches extra soft, extra-long life cut 5 glove for food and related industries


5/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Pest thresholds key for healthcare facilities


Expectations and environment also must come into play when working to improve a pest management program

5/15/2015 3:00:00 PM

Hospital addresses security issues with window film


St. Luke's Hospital in Houston sought a long-term solution for disaster preparedness

5/15/2015 1:00:00 PM

Hospital shares tips on building a Lean facility


Akron Children's Hospital publishes new book called 'L3: Building a Lean Hospital Facility'

5/15/2015 12:00:00 PM

Mercy Hospital Joplin built on fast track


The project had to be completed in 39 months, seven months faster than the team had ever done it before, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/15/2015 11:00:00 AM

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital coordinates fire and life safety inspections throughout six campuses


Coordination effort needed to support organizational goals and to ensure compliance with outside agency regulations

5/15/2015 10:00:00 AM

ASHE resources can help healthcare facilities' infrastructures running smoothly


Healthcare facilities managers can find guidance on facility infrastructure in new ASHE handbooks

5/15/2015 8:00:00 AM

Akers Biosciences introduces new rapid breath ketone and oxidative stress tests to the health and wellness industry


5/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Bullitt Center becomes third certified 'living' building to feature PPG glass


5/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

APOLAN's Governor Allen to present the benefits of passive optical LAN at 2015 SHLB Annual Conference


5/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Banyan Water introduces Smartrate feature that allows users to see water consumption as dollars spent


5/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Fighting HAIs with facts


One way to combat hospital-acquired infections is to understand more about their root causes

5/14/2015 3:00:00 PM

The right healthcare flow can improve operations and safety


Care delivery models must adjust to an aging patient population, a shortage of care providers and new treatments

5/14/2015 2:00:00 PM

Houston children's hospital plans expansion


Texas Children's Hospital will add a $506 million, 19-story patient tower addition

5/14/2015 1:00:00 PM

St. Paul hospital cuts $1.1 million in energy costs


Sustainability team started by installing occupancy sensors for both HVAC and lighting controls all over the building

5/14/2015 12:00:00 PM

Cleveland Clinic's $300 million center part of cancer facility boom


The healthcare industry is building up to take care of an expected influx of cancer patients

5/14/2015 9:00:00 AM

Prebys Cardiovascular Institute designed using a mock-up program


A modular building setting was constructed that featured key rooms at full scale, including operating rooms, patient rooms, and nurses' stations, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/14/2015 8:00:00 AM

Sutherland named high performer in Horses for Sources' Population Health and Care Management Business Services Blueprint


5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power bolsters security, visibility capabilities of IT solutions portfolio


5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

McCarthy breaks ground on CHI Health's new academic medical center - university campus


5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

BENCHMARK by Kingspan presents new partner program: introducing the CORE Alliance


5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

SCA to launch new Tork industrial low-lint cleaning cloth in North America for pristine wiper results


5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

ERs are most vulnerable to healthcare facility violence


Training, risk assessment needed to address problem

5/13/2015 3:00:00 PM

Reducing healthcare facility workplace violence


Active shooter training is something to consider

5/13/2015 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities focusing on hotel-quality service


Hospitals are borrowing fundamentals from the hospitality industry to improve patient experience

5/13/2015 12:00:00 PM

Ohio nursing facility moving toward restaurant-style food service


Staffing several kitchens throughout the facility adds the ability to serve more varieties of food at the proper temperature

5/13/2015 11:00:00 AM

Just-in-time buying can control supply chain costs


But some say it's too risky to keep inventories lean

5/13/2015 9:00:00 AM

Identifying sustainable operations needs in healthcare facilities


Sustainable operations pushes the organization to operate healthier facilities that reduce healthcare costs and promote a healthy community

5/13/2015 8:00:00 AM

Designers can specify with confidence using Petersen Aluminum's new Environmental Product Declaration


5/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Father of green cleaning inducted into The International Green Industry Hall of Fame


5/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Aduro Biotech to present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Health Care Conference


5/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

SANUWAVE Health provides an update on the DermaPACE clinical trial


5/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

UK hospitals cut cleaning staffs, call in more rat catchers


NHS hospitals are calling in rat catchers and pest control teams every week after 2,000 cleaners were let go, according to an an article on the Mirror website

5/12/2015 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities designed for long-term flexibility


The challenge is to build for tomorrow and take care of what is needed today

5/12/2015 2:00:00 PM

Human observation boosts hand-hygiene compliance


Researchers observe a significant influence among healthcare workers in an ICU

5/12/2015 1:00:00 PM

Pennsylvania hospital plans $60 million expansion


Lancaster General Hospital's new patient tower, which would add six stories to the current two-story building

5/12/2015 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities electrical safety standards guide revised


Manual on healthcare technology management and facilities engineering has undergone a major update

5/12/2015 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities tighten security after emergency room violence


Hospitals invest in better locks, security staff, more cameras, risk assessment and staff training

5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM

'Lifestyle concept' senior care campus opens in Tennessee


NHC Place is designed to accommodate people as life stages take them from assisted living to other, more specialized living facilities

5/12/2015 8:00:00 AM

Next Generation Luminaires Design Competition recognizes 28 commercial LED lighting products


5/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Pacific Biosciences achieves second development milestone in clinical diagnostics agreement with Roche


5/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceilings partners with Ideal Electrical; co-markets new wireless lighting management system


5/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Enlighted's Customer First program advances lighting manufacturers' participation in the internet of things for commercial buildings


5/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Custom Window by Wausau historically accurate windows offered with true divided lites and custom-machined grilles


5/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hospital sued for waste management lapse after man's amputated leg found in trash


The leg was thrown in the garbage with his name tag still on it, suit says

5/11/2015 3:00:00 PM

Retail clinics not a threaten to primary care, CEO says


Retail clinics offer access to basic healthcare, eliminating unnecessary visits to emergency rooms

5/11/2015 2:00:00 PM

Will holographic doctors be making house calls?


With virtual doctor's visits via kiosks and home computers and robots in healthcare facilities, holographic doctor visits be not be far behind, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/11/2015 12:00:00 PM

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A case for collaboration between electrical engineers, electricians and inspectors


There are a lot of unique healthcare electrical code requirements that - if installed incorrectly or covered by drywall - may be difficult to find and are costly to change

5/11/2015 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities' redesigns focus on safety


Continuous patient monitoring to be part of the hospital room of the future

5/11/2015 10:00:00 AM

Q&A on soiled utility rooms


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question on soiled utility rooms

5/11/2015 8:00:00 AM

Prime Care Technologies launches the long-term/post-acute care industry's most comprehensive solutions platform


5/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Magnum Energy Solutions introduces world's most intelligent thermostat


5/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Energy information and resources for hospitals in New Hampshire


5/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

SMGloba's FastMaint CMMS software for industrial equipment & commercial facility maintenance


5/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Kaiser Permanente CEO says changing behaviors will change healthcare


Bernard Tyson sees a modern, efficient health system in America's future

5/8/2015 3:00:00 PM

UPMC plans cancer facility in Colombia


University of Pittsburgh Medical Center will develop and co-manage an oncology center in the city of Piedecuesta

5/8/2015 2:00:00 PM

Minnesota plans 'destination medical center' projects


Construction of a Hilton hotel with special amenities tailored for medical clientele is planned

5/8/2015 12:00:00 PM

Medical tourism seeing influx of investors


Startups are positioning themselves to capitalize on the interest in consumers looking for places to have lower cost procedures

5/8/2015 11:00:00 AM

Hand-hygiene compliance lags in healthcare reception areas


Study found low hand-hygiene compliance rates of 2.2 percent and 1.7 percent in two reception areas using direct observation

5/8/2015 10:00:00 AM

Solar power is trending in healthcare energy management


Solar power is being used at more and more healthcare campuses

5/8/2015 8:00:00 AM

Physically securing medical equipment with electronic access control


5/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Memorial Hermann hospitals win Energy Star award


5/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Changemaker Award recipient a strategic global leader in healthcare design research


5/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

ELB Electronics announces BIAX LED direct replacement lamp


5/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Prime Care Technologies launches the long-term/post-acute care industry's most comprehensive solutions platform


5/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Reducing healthcare facility energy consumption


The most important thing to do when trying to reduce energy consumption is to measure it

5/7/2015 3:00:00 PM

FDA reviewing safety of hospital hand cleaners


Government wants more study of whether that is safe and how well it actually fights the spread of germs

5/7/2015 2:00:00 PM

Mobile dental clinic designed for on-the-go patients


Studio Dental mobile unit has two treatment cubes, a sterilization room, a waiting area and mechanical services

5/7/2015 12:00:00 PM

Memory care design is evolving


Assisted living facility operator Heritage Enterprises set out to create a new model for memory care in 2010 and has evolved the design with each successive project, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website.

5/7/2015 11:00:00 AM

Construction begins on Missouri cancer center


The Delbert Day Cancer Institute will be a 37,000-square-foot comprehensive cancer care facility

5/7/2015 10:00:00 AM

Cherokee Indian Medical Center pursues innovative operations, design and construction methods


The project uses an integrated project delivery contract system and adheres to evidence-based design principles, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/7/2015 8:00:00 AM

Trimble Partners with Microsoft to bring Microsoft HoloLens wearable holographic technology to the AEC industry


5/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Kill microorganisms on instruments safely, efficiently, and cost effectively with 3M Steri-Vac Sterilizer/Aerator GS Series


5/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Survey says: healthcare industry, public believe commercially laundered textiles are more hygienic


5/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lunera Lighting introduces the Lucy Lamp - a plug-and-play high-pressure sodium lamp replacement


5/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

ROCKFON's ceiling systems help create high-profile appearance with acoustic, sustainable performance


5/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

FDA proposes rules for healthcare antibacterial products


FDA will require additional scientific data to support the safety and effectiveness of certain active ingredients

5/6/2015 3:00:00 PM

Master planning key to growth or consolidation


Case studies of Boston Medical Center and Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center show master planning is become a far more complex process than ever before, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/6/2015 1:00:00 PM

Kansas healthcare facility cuts energy use by 12 percent


Lane County Hospital in Dighton completes electrical and mechanical upgrades throughout the hospital

5/6/2015 12:00:00 PM

Memory care is biggest market trend in elder care facilities


Taking advantage of the memory care trend often means revamping current spaces for new uses, according to an article on the Long-Term Living website

5/6/2015 11:00:00 AM

Calgary healthcare facility bridges health, lifestyle


Healthcare campus designed as 'authentic urban lifestyle town center' with retail components

5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM

Noroviruses can spread through the air


Study suggests that hospitals' efforts during gastroenteritis outbreaks may be insufficient

5/6/2015 8:00:00 AM

Orion Energy Systems wins order to install LED troffer retrofit (LDR) lighting solution in Veterans Affairs Hospital


5/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Fluid Technology introduces its new E Series pump-less volute kit


5/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Falcon enters strategic partnership with Carnegie, offers new upholstery patterns


5/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

PEER: New rating system for sustainable power systems


Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) officially launched PEER, its rating system designed to measure and improve sustainable power system performance.

5/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Toter expands waste, recycling, and organics carts line


5/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities getting ready for rapidly changing climate


Climate change deteriorates the air quality, creates food- and waterborne illnesses and causes an uptick in extreme weather events

5/5/2015 3:00:00 PM

Hospital opens central Florida's first ER for seniors


Winter Park Memorial Hospital's Senior ER was created to promote healing, reduce anxiety and minimize risks that may accompany hospitalization

5/5/2015 2:00:00 PM

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How to achieve a highly effective sustainability program in a challenging healthcare environment


An effective sustainability program within a healthcare environment is the hub of the wheel that can produce several positive outcomes

5/5/2015 1:00:00 PM

Leapfrog releases spring safety scores


Becker's Hospital Review lists five things to know about scores and the new Leapfrog features

5/5/2015 12:00:00 PM

NICU design can address cultural needs


A hospital in Abu Dhabi incorporates a 'royal suite,' dedicated to those who wish to pay more for larger rooms and more luxurious services.The space is used as a birthing center but can also house mothers and babies with complications, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/5/2015 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities reviewing their memory care spaces


Rapidly growing need is spurring assisted living facilities to re-brand under the memory care banner, according to an article on the Long-Term Living website

5/5/2015 9:00:00 AM

Q&A on deadbolt locks on office doors


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about deadbolt locks on office doors

5/5/2015 8:00:00 AM

FST Biometrics wins two honors for IMID mobile app at ISC West


5/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

ABMSP recommends board certification for peer recognition


5/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

New Vantage apps platform serves up instant access to pharma data via Symphony HealthCloud


5/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

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


5/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Vocera and Rock Health connect industry leaders to transform the healthcare experience


5/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Some hospitals treating patients at home


To reduce costs while improving quality, some hospital systems are taking the house call to the extreme

5/4/2015 3:00:00 PM

S.C. lawmakers may phase out hospital-expansion controls


A growing number of lawmakers seem eager to pass a bill eliminating the Certificate of Need program by 2020.

5/4/2015 1:00:00 PM

Students help design hospital for Honduras


Senior environmental design students at Texas A & M University will show design proposals for a new public hospital in Roatan, Honduras

5/4/2015 12:00:00 PM

Five steps for long-term care facility security


The right staff, realistic security policies and procedures, staff/resident security training and integrated security technology are all key to a successful long-term care facility security system, according to an article on the Long-Term Living website

5/4/2015 11:00:00 AM

Oregon hospital garden includes manmade stream


Garden was built on the natural landscape with boulder outcroppings, native plants and an active stream

5/4/2015 10:00:00 AM

Managing energy use in the operating room


Operating room energy efficiency efforts must be balanced against stricter infection control monitoring

5/4/2015 8:00:00 AM

ATG Electronics launches 120-watt eLucent Nebula LED Gas Station Canopy


5/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Network Power's ASCO transfer switch passes severe seismic test, demonstrating reliability


5/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Fulham to launch DALI/0-10V programmable LED drivers and new HotSpot all-in-one LED driver / emergency battery pack system at LIGHTFAIR International


5/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

OSHA unveils new 'It's The Law' poster


5/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Scholar bringing ES role in infection prevention to the forefront


Texas professor says the role of a facility’s environmental services team in infection control is an obvious but overlooked one in healthcare settings

5/2/2015 1:15:00 PM

Creating a fire barrier management plan


Life safety concerns continue to be a central focus for healthcare accrediting agencies

5/1/2015 3:00:00 PM

Tips for facility chapels


Designer recommends facilities approach the spiritual room design as more of a mediation space than a religious chapel, according to an article on the Behavioral Healthcare website

5/1/2015 2:00:00 PM

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Industry knowledge is key to meeting security compliance goals


Employee knowledge plays a huge role in maintaining a hospital's compliance

5/1/2015 1:00:00 PM

'MEP' may soon be known as 'MEP-T'


The technology network could be considered the fourth utility

5/1/2015 12:00:00 PM

Brooklyn Health Center breaks ground


Project includes 180,000 square feet of healthcare, office and retail space and an outdoor plaza

5/1/2015 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare workspaces can effect team-based care


U.S. healthcare systems are moving toward, team-based care to improve population health, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/1/2015 10:00:00 AM

Interaction Studio designed to foster healthcare innovation


Facility will help healthcare entrepreneurs to experience a prototypical clinical setting up close

5/1/2015 8:00:00 AM

Akron Children’s Hospital opens $180 million patient care facility ahead of schedule, under budget


5/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

WattStopper introduces wireless exterior lighting controls for code compliance


5/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Ecova identifies over $1.6 billion dollars in resource savings in two years


5/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

VESTEX wins innovation honors from Edison Awards & Apparel Magazine


5/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Healthy, safe, clean and green with MicroWorks from HOSPECO


5/1/2015 12:00:00 AM



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