September 2015 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Chicago hospital's plan to merge pediatric, adult ERs criticized


Stroger Hospital's merger plan spurred by a lower volume of pediatric cases

9/30/2015 3:00:00 PM

Dignity Health plans $220 million in renovations


California health system plans a multi-phase improvement project across its 39-hospital network

9/30/2015 1:30:00 PM

Health system uses IT with acquisition strategy


Citizen Memorial Hospital focusing on connecting its system

9/30/2015 12:00:00 PM

Mass. hospital practices emergency planning


Lowell General Hospital prepares for disaster with an all-hazards plan

9/30/2015 11:00:00 AM

Q&A on fire-rated barriers vs. smoke compartment barriers


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question on fire-rated barriers vs. smoke compartment barriers

9/30/2015 10:00:00 AM

Union Village to be first integrated health village


Henderson, Nev., project will be first to integrate a healthcare center into retail, entertainment, residential and senior living, and culture centers, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/30/2015 8:00:00 AM

Alliance to Save Energy awards Danfoss for innovative, energy-efficient Turbocor compressor technology


9/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

New Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital holds ribbon cutting celebration


9/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

2016 AHR Expo calls for innovation award entries


9/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Seresco adds compact cabinet models to NE Series for small pool/spa room HVAC dehumidification


9/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

T&S Brass named 2015 SC Manufacturer of the Year


9/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Hospitals issue debt at fastest pace in three years


More nonprofit hospital bonds are being issued as concerns over the Affordable Care Act largely fade

9/29/2015 3:00:00 PM

N.C. hospital first to use certified mobile compounding cleanroom


Duke Raleigh Hospital to use mobile cleanroom to assure uninterrupted pharmacy services

9/29/2015 1:30:00 PM

307 hand-washing stations set for Jamaican healthcare facilities


Regional Health Authority is installing the stations as part of measures to improve infection control

9/29/2015 12:00:00 PM

BIM can bring efficiency to facility management


A building information model (BIM) allows facilities managers to share information about building components from initial design through ongoing maintenance

9/29/2015 11:00:00 AM

Federal funding may let VA finish Denver hospital


Funding measure would let the VA transfer $625 million from other accounts in its own budget

9/29/2015 10:00:00 AM

What will tomorrow's OR look like?


The real question is how to transform a "simple" box into a 21st century technology-fueled, infection-free, and sleek surgical environment, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/29/2015 8:00:00 AM

Young tech company asks the question 'Why does new technology have to cost so much?'


9/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lex Products Corp. and TM3 Systems Inc. merge to form LexTM3 LLC


9/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Illuminating Engineering Society recognizes four Eaton LED products for technical achievement


9/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong unveils 'A Ceiling for Every Space', a new visual selector tool on its website


9/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Veolia and Covanta team up to help consumers and businesses recycle universal waste


9/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Bacteria-fighting copper making a comeback in hospitals


Hospitals are installing copper components on 'high-touch' surfaces

9/28/2015 3:00:00 PM

Winston-Salem hospital overhauling dining venues


Wake Forest Baptist hospital is renovating its main cafeteria and other branded eatery spots on its main campus

9/28/2015 2:00:00 PM

Meeting the emergency management requirement


Each of the six EM areas should be broken down to identify single-point-of-failure items and critical consumable resources

9/28/2015 12:00:00 PM

Infographic addresses when to use bleach in healthcare facility


Managing spending while attacking HAIs can be a tough balance

9/28/2015 11:00:00 AM

Massachusetts hospital honored for sustainability


HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Massachusetts has received a 2015 Redevelopment and Renewal Awards for sustainability impact, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/28/2015 9:00:00 AM

Acuity Brands Lighting named Leadership Circle Partner of BOMA International


9/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Danfoss advocates incentives to deploy proven technologies during Congressional briefing


9/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Reports estimate over 100,000 new HVACR mechanics and installers needed in next seven years due to growth and retirements


9/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

AMIA and Schattauer Publishers announce new collaboration


9/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite introduces QuadroMAX as first universal, scalable outdoor luminaire


9/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

UPMC hires international expert on mold outbreaks


Transplant program is suspended after a fourth person contracts a fungal infection

9/25/2015 3:00:00 PM

Drywall poses danger at max-security psych hospital


Patients are destroying the drywall and make weapons from materials found inside

9/25/2015 2:00:00 PM

Utah health system opens hospital-based simulation center


LDS Hospital simulation center is designed to increase patient safety and improve clinical outcomes through hands-on scenarios

9/25/2015 12:00:00 PM

Securing protected health information during file disposal


When a healthcare provider changes facilities, it is important that they understand how to properly dispose of or transfer PHI

9/25/2015 11:00:00 AM

Connecticut hospital doubles size of emergency department


New Milford Hospital expansion includes a more efficient triage space, a centralized nursing station and private patient rooms

9/25/2015 9:00:00 AM

Careful specifications can prevent flooring failure


Flaws often begin to occur at the base with the concrete slab

9/25/2015 8:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting's Cobalt Retrofit Downlights now feature 4'' deep cone reflectors, new finishes


9/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

EOS showcases copper-infused surface solution that actively reduces bacteria 24/7


9/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

New SurfaceSet 2016 Collection by Formica helps professionals stay on forefront of design while staying on budget


9/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

SIMA releases snow & ice management standard glossary of terms


9/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Future Resource Engineering releases white paper outlining five step energy efficiency planning process for data centers


9/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Fungal cases at UPMC put focus on lack of transparency


There are no laws that require requires hospitals to report fungal infections

9/24/2015 3:00:00 PM

Operating room environment can address strategic challenges


When operating rooms have the correct levels of HVAC, they can help hospitals decrease risk of infection

9/24/2015 2:00:00 PM

Cleaning standards at UK hospital questioned with 22 C. diff cases in four months


James Cook Hospital cited for a lack of adequate isolation facilities and standards of cleanliness

9/24/2015 12:00:00 PM

Okla. hospital tripling square footage, adding no beds


St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital expansion designed to meet the changing needs of patients and their families

9/24/2015 11:00:00 AM

Low-cost ways to improve environmental services


Report includes staff-based initiatives to improve operations

9/24/2015 9:00:00 AM

Q&A on E Size O2 cylinders with handles


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question on E Size O2 cylinders with handles

9/24/2015 8:00:00 AM

Baja Urinal saves water and money


9/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Clorox Healthcare announces new Optimum-UV Enlight System with advanced reporting features and powerful performance against infections


9/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Brivo launches Brivo Mobile Pass to open doors using smartphones


9/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Spirax Sarco releases STS17.2 steam trapping station


9/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care's TASKI Intellibot solution wins AHE Innovation Award


9/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities prepare for extra patients during Papal visit


Hospitals also are getting ready to host the personnel who will tend to them

9/23/2015 3:00:00 PM

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Deaths of three patients with mold infections baffles UPMC


Officials struggling to find the source of the household mold

9/23/2015 2:00:00 PM

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Salt Lake City hospital opens simulation center


The 10,000 square-foot center is equipped with advanced simulation technology

9/23/2015 1:00:00 PM

FDA warns about infections from bronchoscopes


Federal regulators expanded their warnings about medical scopes spreading infections

9/23/2015 12:00:00 PM

Boston safety net hospital aims to become city's greenest


Boston Medical Center expects a 50% reduction by 2020

9/23/2015 11:00:00 AM

Planning guide addresses radiology reading room design


Guide offers design information with hopes to reduce repetitive strain injuries among radiologists

9/23/2015 9:00:00 AM

Evidence-based design should be part of behavioral healthcare projects


Facilities must be designed with the distinct needs of patients in mind

9/23/2015 8:00:00 AM

Siemens launches City Performance Tool in the U.S.


9/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Phifer introduces new petroleum savings & greenhouse gas avoidance calculator tool on website


9/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

DOE releases common definition of zero energy buildings, campuses and communities; ASHRAE commends efforts


9/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Serenus Biotherapeutics partners with Xenex to bring disinfection robots to Africa


9/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Architects issue statement on DOE's net-zero energy building definition


9/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Mold outbreak at UPMC may have killed two patients


Toilets in UPMC Presbyterian's cardiothoracic intensive care unit may be source of fungal infections

9/22/2015 3:00:00 PM

Planning adaptability into healthcare facility design


The evolution of healthcare is changing facility utilization and prompting the need to plan for the changes with design, acording to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/22/2015 2:00:00 PM

Taking a closer look at waste-removal operations


More health systems are looking at ways to minimize waste and safely reduce waste-handling costs

9/22/2015 12:00:00 PM

Best practices for an integrated healthcare facilities infrastructure


An infrastructure that includes the progressive integration of information systems with physical components is necessary to remain competitive in today's healthcare industry

9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM

New sewage leak reported at Venice hospital


Latest sewage breach forced Venice Regional Bayfront Health to evacuate patients and wall off a section of the facility

9/22/2015 9:00:00 AM

New $23 million healthcare facility planned for Tulsa area


Saint Francis Health System to build 49,000-square-foot Glenpool healthcare complex

9/22/2015 8:00:00 AM

New 'SolarWarp 9 LED' Area/roadway light creates, stores, regenerates 100% of its own power


9/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Toto is the first plumbing manufacturer to earn the International Living Future Institute's Declare label


9/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

DOE releases common definition for zero energy buildings, campuses and communities


9/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

St. David's South Austin Medical Center first in Austin to Use Xenex germ-zapping robot


9/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony officially opens new Shriners Hospitals for Children- Canada


9/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Ontario hospital doubles number of security guards


Guelph General Hospital's new program was a result of a security audit done in the emergency department

9/21/2015 3:00:00 PM

Missouri medical tower has private rooms, room for growth


New 43,000-square-foot addition to Cox Medical Center South includes 124 new beds

9/21/2015 2:00:00 PM

ES plays a growing role in fighting HAIs


Blog on CDC website says organisms that are difficult to kill and impossible to treat make environmental cleaning more important for the safety of patients

9/21/2015 12:00:00 PM

MD Cancer Center ES manager honored


Facility Cleaning Decisions names 2015 Managers of Distinction

9/21/2015 10:00:00 AM

Cleaning medical instruments with ultrasound


Ultrasonic device shown to reduce contamination and risk of infection

9/21/2015 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Simple energy fixes = big savings for healthcare facilities


Small changes to the controls system for mechanical and electrical systems can have a big impact

9/21/2015 8:00:00 AM

The next generation of energy efficiency programs can save 22% of electricity use in the year 2030


9/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Advance FM810 orbital floor machines provide enhanced performance, improved productivity and expanded applications


9/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power announces water and energy-saving Liebert DSE with Liebert EconoPhase Economizer


9/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Supporting Partners named for Integrative Healthcare Symposium Canada


9/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Moz Designs introduces imaginative new digital imagery for architectural surfaces


9/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

UPMC mold infestation may be more serious


Mold was found in a several areas of the 20-bed cardiothoracic intensive care unit

9/18/2015 3:00:00 PM

Florida children's hospital 'topped out' with palm tree


New 128-bed Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida is scheduled to open in 2017

9/18/2015 2:00:00 PM

Need for memory care spurring facility upgrades


Seniors and their families are demanding additional amenities and homelike settings, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

9/18/2015 1:00:00 PM

Climate change offers opportunities for healthcare design


Healthcare facilities hold the moral authority to talk about the effects of climate change and lead efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance resiliency, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/18/2015 12:00:00 PM

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Strategies for successful collaboration between infection prevention and environmental services to target zero HAIs


Studies suggest that when infection prevention (IP) and environmental services professionals work collaboratively, rates of infection transmission, process redundancies and costs are reduced

9/18/2015 11:00:00 AM

Hunterdon Medical Center ES director honored


Facility Cleaning Decisions names 2015 Managers of Distinction

9/18/2015 9:00:00 AM

Q&A on offsite fire drills


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question on offsite fire drills

9/18/2015 8:00:00 AM

DWM Facilities Maintenance launches cross-functional client solutions team


9/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

RxEOB and SelectHealth release mobile pharmacy benefits app


9/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Southeast Federal Center/The Yards wins Grand Award for Environmental Restoration at National Brownfield Conference


9/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

D-Link introduces new value line of surveillance cameras


9/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Children's Hospital Los Angeles introduces new high-tech disinfecting robots


9/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Pittsburgh hospital Cardiothoracic ICU shut down due to mold


Eighteen patients at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital relocated because of the infestation

9/17/2015 3:00:00 PM

Review of sterilizing procedures for reusable devices urged


CDC and FDA stressing public health need to properly maintain, clean and disinfect or sterilize devices

9/17/2015 2:00:00 PM

Children's hospital reflects Canadian culture


The colors and attractions of the different regions of Canada were used as inspiration for design elements throughout the the new Shriners Hospitals for Children - Canada, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/17/2015 12:00:00 PM

Emergency departments designed for efficiency


EDs are increasingly the primary entry point for hospital patients

9/17/2015 11:00:00 AM

US hospital ship brings care to poor in Haiti


The USNS Comfort has 1,000 beds and 100 surgeries will be performed

9/17/2015 9:00:00 AM

Masking noise and conversation in healthcare facilities


Technology uses loudspeakers to distribute an engineered background sound throughout a facility

9/17/2015 8:00:00 AM

Using graphics to enhance medical experiences at St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center


9/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Pecora Corporation announces a brand new app to help with material estimating


9/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Bentley enlivens reality modeling through acquisition of e-on software


9/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hubbell Building Automation introduces IFC stand-alone lighting fixture controller


9/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Special Report: Minimizing the cost of flu season


9/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

ES staff hand hygiene is key to infection control


But often there is a lack of understanding and training

9/16/2015 3:00:00 PM

Reusable instruments can be an infection issue for outpatient facilities


Infection-spreading medical devices include a range of reusable instruments

9/16/2015 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Surveillance cameras key to overall security program


Surveillance systems can enhance access control, reduce theft and provide another opportunity to protect individuals, information and the hospital campus

9/16/2015 12:00:00 PM

Health organization urges safe, 'smart' hospitals in Caribbean


Effort designed to ensure the facilities can function during disasters and reduce their environmental footprint

9/16/2015 11:00:00 AM

N.Y. hospital's green expansion includes co-gen plant


Plant will produce 90 percent of facility's daily electricity needs

9/16/2015 9:00:00 AM

The business case for combined heat and power


Decision makers should know of financing alternatives for economically viable CHP projects

9/16/2015 8:00:00 AM

Lighting, climate zone changes proposed for ASHRAE/IES energystandard


9/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Amerlux introduces Curvano Linear LED luminaires for architectural spaces


9/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

AMAG Technology delivers symmetry EN-1DBC+ single door controller to market


9/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Brendle Group announces launch of Net Zero Water - A software tool for reducing water consumption and improving water quality


9/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

T&S Brass launches a new generation of T&S University


9/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

ES 'Departments of the Year' honored


Northside Hospital and Seton Medical Center Williamson win magazine's award

9/15/2015 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare design can improve care, saves money


Experts believe that through 2017, the United States will spend more than $200 billion to refurbish or build new facilities

9/15/2015 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility managers need to be flexible


The healthcare facility manager's ability to adapt increasingly important with Affordable Care Act

9/15/2015 12:00:00 PM

Special legal and financial factors should be considered for healthcare lease guaranties


A lease is only as strong as the guarantor's financial condition

9/15/2015 11:00:00 AM

Orlando emergency center for kids first in region


The 12-bed pediatric emergency department, opening at Florida Hospital's east Orlando campus

9/15/2015 10:00:00 AM

San Antonio child guidance center expansion to streamline operations


Clarity Child Guidance Center renovation will also provide additional space for clinicians and enhance the therapeutic recreation program, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/15/2015 8:00:00 AM

CBRE appointed to manage facilities for Goodenough College


9/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Improve restroom appearance by cleaning for health


9/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Greenbuild and NAHB announce new strategic partnership


9/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Banyan water's data-driven water management solutions save businesses and organizations 1.75 billion gallons of water to date


9/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Alpha II joins Healthcare Administrative Technology


9/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Why aren't more facility managers embracing sustainability?


Not every facility manager is able to prioritize energy efficiency projects

9/14/2015 3:00:00 PM

Rural Illinois hospital to transition to outpatient care


Hospital Sisters Health System and OSF Healthcare System will transition healthcare services in Streator from HSHS to OSF

9/14/2015 1:30:00 PM

Engaging stakeholders in operating room design


Including surgeons, anesthesiologists, and nursing staff early in the design process is essential to creating ownership and offers opportunities for innovation, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/14/2015 12:00:00 PM

Cambridge hospital project monitored with webcam


Papworth Hospital project in U.K. installed a live time-lapse camera

9/14/2015 11:00:00 AM

Nonclinical staff have role in patient satisfaction


Nonclinical staff should consider the myriad ways they can help to improve patient outcomes

9/14/2015 9:30:00 AM

Design awards recognize healing atmosphere, efficiency


Modern Healthcare Design Award winners refine the healing environment concept and integrate the principles of value-based design

9/14/2015 8:00:00 AM

Clorox Healthcare partners with APUA to raise awarness infection control practices


9/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

The Carpet and Rug Institute unveils important changes to leading carpet installation standards


9/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Onset announces next-generation remote monitoring system


9/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Mend Urgent Care launches first full-service urgent care facility in Sherman Oaks


9/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Array Architects hosts knowledge sharing among healthcare industry experts focusing on project delivery


9/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hospital, punk music festival settle noise, parking issues


Compromises include restoring parking on the street in front of the hospital and monitoring sound within the hospital

9/11/2015 3:00:00 PM

Practice Greenhealth releases sustainability report


Report encourages hospitals to improve sustainability efforts

9/11/2015 2:00:00 PM

San Antonio senior care facility designed to reflect city's heritage


Franklin Park Alamo Heights will mix Spanish and Germanic design elements and focuses on the preferences of baby boomers, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

9/11/2015 12:00:00 PM

Flexible OR design key to healthcare facility bottom line


Designers are being asked to help implement trends like hybrid operating rooms, while building environments that address both patient and staff satisfaction, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/11/2015 11:00:00 AM

Wall technology designed to withstand earthquakes


120 viscous wall dampers in new California hospital will help to reduce lateral movement

9/11/2015 9:30:00 AM

How to control flooring costs


Costs can climb as high as 10 to 15 percent of a construction budget if flooring fails

9/11/2015 8:00:00 AM

Building monitoring system developed in Alaska saves energy and money


9/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Mitsubishi Electric introduces AEGIS Series UPS


9/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Falcon launches revolutionary water conserving hybrid urinal technology


9/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Women outdo men in workplace hand hygiene


9/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Espen Technology launches first emergency ballasts for LED & fluorescent T8


9/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Safety protocols questioned after patient dies after falling from hospital balcony


Saint John Regional Hospital patient fell from a balcony to the hospital's lobby below

9/10/2015 3:00:00 PM

New hospital compliance resources available


Joint Commission adds resources to physical environment portal

9/10/2015 2:00:00 PM

Quebec superhospital plagued by sewage floods


SNC-Lavalin and the McGill University Health Centre working to fix recurring daily backups

9/10/2015 12:00:00 PM

Europe's oldest hospital gets green energy upgrade


London's St Bartholomew's Hospital is investing in a combined cooling, heat and power plant to help boost the capital's energy security

9/10/2015 11:00:00 AM

Sioux City hospitals increase security, training


Hospital staff trained as trainers for active shooter situations

9/10/2015 9:30:00 AM

Q&A on suite boundary


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

9/10/2015 8:00:00 AM

CuVerro leads way to cleaner healthcare environments at workshop with center for healthcare design


9/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

New Plug Load Controller measurably reduces electricity consumption in commercial buildings


9/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Morbern USA receives ISO certification


9/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

NRCA updates guidelines regarding photovoltaic rooftop installation


9/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

New industrial benchmarking resource launched by BOMA International


9/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

EPA hazardous medications rule means big changes


New rule appears broader than prior proposals and creates new recordkeeping and notification requirements

9/9/2015 3:00:00 PM

Natural disasters can hit healthcare finances hard


Emergency preparedness plans sometimes don't survive a natural disaster

9/9/2015 1:30:00 PM

VA believes Congress will OK funds for Colo. hospital


Head of healthcare system expected to get additional $625 million in October to complete over-budget facility

9/9/2015 12:00:00 PM

Saudi behavioral health facility carefully zoned


The King Abdulaziz Medical City Behavioral Health Facility was developed to be operationally manageable and therapeutic, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/9/2015 11:00:00 AM

Ontario hospital gets LEED Silver


Markham Stouffville Hospital receives the certification for its 385,000-square-foot expansion

9/9/2015 10:00:00 AM

Networked lighting systems can unlock a healthcare facilities connectivity


The systems' capabilities include occupancy and vacancy sensing, flexible programming, task tuning and daylight harvesting

9/9/2015 8:00:00 AM

Kansas Hospital selects Spectra254 UVC light disinfection solutions to eliminate HAIi's on surfaces


9/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Guardian Industries Corp. helps JE Dunn build with light


9/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

FiberTite Roofing Systems launches new website


9/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Bradley adds design on demand skid systems to keltech tankless water heating product line


9/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Safer Hospital project recommends Earth Mama products for chemical-free perinatal and newborn care


9/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Dementia villages offer normalcy, security


Facilities that mimic every day life beneficial to dementia patients

9/8/2015 3:00:00 PM

Audio features part of patient-centered healthcare environment


Hospitals are moving away from a multiple speakers in traditional patient rooms to fewer, better speakers in private rooms

9/8/2015 2:00:00 PM

Contractors can sink an accreditation survey


Healthcare facility staff should try and control the process as much as possible

9/8/2015 1:00:00 PM

New technologies changing healthcare


Information technology will increasingly alter how and where healthcare is accessed and delivered

9/8/2015 11:00:00 AM

Utah building new assisted-care living facility for baby boomers


Project to marry affordable housing with healthcare

9/8/2015 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare designs address budgets with creativity


Healthcare projects that planned, designed and built when the market was in flux addressed budget consideration with smart design, according to an article on the healthcare Design website

9/8/2015 8:00:00 AM

EPA released its proposed management standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals rule


9/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Yost Grube Hall Architecture shows off its social sustainability


9/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

BuildingStart offers free digital documentation trial for cooling tower inspections


9/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

AAMA releases new Comparison of Condensation Ratings Systems for Fenestration document


9/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Department of Energy (DOE) to regulate the efficiency of circulator pumps


9/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Technology boosts hand-washing compliance from 25 to 98 percent


Indiana University Health foodservice department implements system that uses the RFID chip in an associate's badge

9/4/2015 3:00:00 PM

Theft and budgets keep hospital's coffee under lock and key


The emergency department at Australia's Canberra Hospital to lock up the coffee and tea supplies due to budget restrictions and suspected theft

9/4/2015 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Coordinating workplace violence prevention with community partners


A quality provider with experience in the industry will be familiar with best practices and standards that will enhance your plan

9/4/2015 1:00:00 PM

Case study

Children's hospital installs a germ-zapping robot


The device is used as an extra layer of patient protection after hospital staff has cleaned the area

9/4/2015 11:00:00 AM

Largest Mass. healthcare system opens first urgent care facility


Partners Healthcare plans to open two more sites

9/4/2015 9:15:00 AM

Hospital pharmacies becoming more centralized


New designs better leverage clinical pharmacists' expertise as part of the medical team and deliver medication to patient units more efficiently, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/4/2015 8:00:00 AM

Altro safety flooring specified for Sydney Adventist Hospital kitchen


9/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Total Security announces security systems tips for New York assisted living facilities and nursing homes


9/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tremco roofing introduces TremLock T-138 shingle recover system


9/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

DriSteem introduces Vapor-logic Version 6 control system


9/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

CBRE Group, Inc. closes acquisition of global workplace solutions business from Johnson Controls, Inc.


9/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Four die from Legionnaires' at Illinois VA facility


Twenty-nine cases of have been confirmed connected with the Illinois Veterans Home

9/3/2015 3:00:00 PM

Bethesda hospital to get $273 million upgrade


Suburban Hospital to unify campus with new facility and parking structure

9/3/2015 1:00:00 PM

San Diego hospital's central plant gets LEED Gold


Facility is the first stand-alone medical center energy plant to achieve this distinction

9/3/2015 12:00:00 PM

Organizations share facility to bring wellness services to community


Ohio's Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany brings together multiple healthcare services under one roof, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/3/2015 11:00:00 AM

Sarasota hospital is storm-ready


Sarasota Memorial Hospital has protocols in place to protect patients

9/3/2015 9:00:00 AM

Sound panels tested to reduce hospital noise


University of Michigan Health System study found that strategically placed sound acoustic panels helped diffuse sound in the hallways

9/3/2015 8:00:00 AM

Tarkett's Johnsonite Arcade Rubber Sheet Cradle to Cradle Bronze Certified


9/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

UV System enhances infection control


9/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Spaulding Lighting makes site/area lighting stylish with new arceos ARA3 Luminaire


9/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

ASHRAE proposes standard to serve as 'backbone' of valid rating systems


9/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Crystal Run Healthcare unveils its new facility


9/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Kansas City hospital adds 'violence interrupters' to security efforts


'Interrupter's' job is to quell urges of retaliatory violence among shooting, stabbing and assault survivors and the victims' social circle

9/2/2015 3:00:00 PM

Missouri hospitals working to prevent nurses' injuries


State is one of 11 requiring facilities to adopt safety initiatives

9/2/2015 2:00:00 PM

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Conducting an organizational study - evaluating your internal team


The organization of the owner's internal team can dramatically affect project delivery

9/2/2015 12:00:00 PM

MOB planned with efficiency in mind


Scott & White Healthcare built a medical office building next to its new hospital to reduce travel time for specialists and make care more convenient for patients, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/2/2015 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals are designing for bigger patients


The bariatric population - typically defined as patients having a body mass index of 40 or higher - isn't an afterthought in new design

9/2/2015 9:00:00 AM

Q&A on the path of egress through a construction area


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question on the path of egress through a construction area

9/2/2015 8:00:00 AM

Blue Line Technology introduces First Line Facial Recognition


9/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Installing solar panels is easier than ever before - no more roof leaks


9/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Spectra254's patented 1000 Series UVC disinfection system kills 99.99 percent of airborne pathogens


9/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Privacy screen add-on for doors blocks both light and vision


9/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tarkett's Johnsonite Arcade Rubber Sheet Cradle to Cradle Bronze Certified


9/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Dirty surgical equipment may have been used on 12,000 pediatric patients


Seattle hospital advises those who visited surgery center to get tested for hepatitis, HIV

9/1/2015 3:00:00 PM

New NOLA hospital is built to survive the worst


Ten years after Katrina, University Medical Center New Orleans was built to withstand pretty much anything Mother Nature can throw at it

9/1/2015 2:00:00 PM

Four ways to save money while running a hospital


The average cost of running a small city hospital is nearly $200,000 a day not including clinicians' wages.

9/1/2015 1:00:00 PM

Mass. hospital gets new $25 million emergency department


Morton Hospital in Taunton unveils 41,000-square-foot ED features a 'pod system' to help segregate patients based on the severity of their injury or ailment

9/1/2015 12:00:00 PM

Nurses getting more of a voice in design process


A book will be published this fall to guide nurses through the design process with practical information and case studies, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/1/2015 11:00:00 AM

Bike patrol targets smokers on Boston hospital campus


Brigham and Women's Hospital security guards check for smokers while making rounds on bikes

9/1/2015 9:00:00 AM

Building automation can improve patient experience


Today's technology is allowing FMs to provide greater individual control in patient room

9/1/2015 8:00:00 AM

Healthcare spaces of the future: Three ways architecture can impact the patient experience


9/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Adventist Health System selects MyRounding Platform


9/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

ZKACCESS announces V3.5 software upgrade, a complete access control management solution


9/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Kolbe enhances and expands its library of 3-D models


9/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

IPD team selects Huntair CLEANSUITE Modular Ceiling Systems for new surgery suites on Boston Medical Center Clinical campus redesign project


9/1/2015 12:00:00 AM



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