January 2016 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Study says well-fed bed bugs are harder to kill


Researchers found that bed bugs that were allowed to feed after being treated with insecticides had greater rates of survival

1/29/2016 3:00:00 PM

Alder Hey project builds a park into a hospital


Plans for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, England, included 270 beds and a view of the park from every room, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/29/2016 2:00:00 PM

Five moments when hand hygiene compliance needs to be a priority


Research shows every day one in 25 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection

1/29/2016 12:00:00 PM

Las Vegas Valley getting new hospital model


Dignity Health plans four smaller neighborhood hospitals

1/29/2016 11:00:00 AM

The Center for Health Design offers clinic design post-occupancy evaluation toolkit


A post-occupancy evaluation can help identify and solve problems in the built environment

1/29/2016 9:00:00 AM

Study finds C. diff. raises patient costs by 40 percent


Results showed that the infection costs an average of $7,285 more for each infected patient

1/29/2016 8:00:00 AM

Minuteman launches new remote power manager


1/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

ROLO Box Dumper from SP Industries:


1/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

LonMsrk International Awards 'Best of Year' winner for 2015


1/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

California Energy Commission should not increase price of LED bulbs, NEMA says


1/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cree's IG and KR product series now available to ship


1/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Queens housing homeless in hospital’s decontamination unit


The unit, located in a trailer at Elmhurst Hospital, is so cramped that people who seek refuge are forced to sleep in chairs

1/28/2016 3:00:00 PM

Queensland healthcare facility cuts costs via energy optimization


Robina Hospital saved as much as 364,154 kilowatt hours in four months

1/28/2016 2:00:00 PM

Key control technology can enhance security in healthcare facilities


Physical key control and management systems can control the perimeter and interior doors

1/28/2016 12:00:00 PM

Pedestrian traffic in Montreal healthcare facility parking lot raises safety concerns


The emergency exit is not designed for heavy volume of pedestrians

1/28/2016 11:00:00 AM

New safety measures to be implemented to prevent suicide at Irish hospital


Anti-ligature products will be installed throughout the Waterside Hospital at Gransha

1/28/2016 9:00:00 AM

California hospitals' water conservation efforts continue


Hospitals are largely exempt from state's water-reduction mandate, but still work to conserve

1/28/2016 8:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo 2016 Seminar to present 'Creating Immersive Experiences'


1/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Illustra Essentials adds varifocal mini-dome and bullet cameras


1/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Olympus Lock announces non-ferrous (non-magnetic) cabinet door and drawer locks for medical MRI applications


1/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Why your pipes may be at risk to burst: WaterSignal provides preventative tips and best practices


1/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Wausau adds all-inclusive, user-friendly curtainwall Revit model for easy customization in a single file


1/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

OSHA gives Brigham & Women's list of ways to improve safety


A year after a doctor was killed inside the facility, some staffers have concerns about safety

1/27/2016 3:00:00 PM

293 patients at Mass. hospital possibly endangered by improperly disinfected colonoscopes


Baystate Noble Hospital may have been exposed to hepatitis, HIV from colonoscopies

1/27/2016 2:00:00 PM

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Va. healthcare facilities mobilized for winter storm


Hospital leaders meet with various departments to make sure things ran smoothly no matter what

1/27/2016 1:00:00 PM

Emory University Hospital had 72 hours to ready isolation unit for 2014 Ebola patients


U.S. State Department told authorities at Emory to prepare for the arrival of the first of two U.S. Ebola patients

1/27/2016 12:00:00 PM

New ER model means less cost and shorter visit


ZOOM+ Super ER concept is meant to reduce unnecessary hospitalizations

1/27/2016 11:00:00 AM

Impact of design on staff satisfaction and well-being key concern for 2015


The Center for Health Design conducts an informal survey to discover which topics are top of mind for conference attendees, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/27/2016 9:00:00 AM

Design turns medical scans into adventures


An MRI system at the University of California San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital features a cable car theme

1/27/2016 8:00:00 AM

Fastec Imaging announces higher frame rates for its TS5 and IL5 high-speed cameras


1/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Enwork posts 12th consecutive year of sales growth


1/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Valspar showcases Syntha Pulvin and Fluropon architectural coatings for aluminium extrusions


1/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Southwire launches new MC-PCS HCF Duo Cable for healthcare lighting applications


1/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

AAMA releases standard for determining thermal performance in commercial buildings


1/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

East Coast healthcare facilities prepared for storm


Hospitals prepared facilities for historic blizzard

1/26/2016 3:00:00 PM

Aurora Health Care to invest $40 million in sports research center


Aurora will invest in Marquette University's Athletic Performance Research Center on its Milwaukee campus

1/26/2016 2:00:00 PM

Providers respond as hospital violence incidents rise


Plans include moving any potential weapons away from a patient's room to additional training for security officers

1/26/2016 12:00:00 PM

Mayo Clinic uses robots to fight Clostridium difficile bacteria


The stationary devices emit pulses of ultraviolet (UV) light that kill C. diff spores on exposed surfaces

1/26/2016 11:00:00 AM

New cancer center design stresses the need for human and natural connections


Charleston Area Medical Center’s (CAMC) new cancer center offers southern West Virginia cancer diagnosis and treatment services in one location, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/26/2016 9:00:00 AM

Q&A on eyewash station locations


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about eyewash station locations

1/26/2016 8:00:00 AM

eMaint Unveils redesigned website


1/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Demand drives Inland Empire-East industrial market deal


1/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls sets a new standard in chiller technology, expands successful magnetic-bearing chiller offering


1/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Xtralis VESDA-E addressable aspirating smoke detectors to protect IMG Worlds of Adventure indoor theme park


1/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Phoenix Lighting introduces LED Technology to its renowned Snaplight brand


1/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Utah legislation would allow cameras in assisted living facility rooms


Devices raise privacy concerns for residents and visitors

1/25/2016 3:00:00 PM

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Nursing home residents in North Texas in limbo after tornado damages facility


Thirty-plus women living with Alzheimer’s and dementia had to be moved after their nursing home was damaged in the recent tornado outbreak.

1/25/2016 2:00:00 PM

Idaho healthcare facility tests active shooter response


St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls conducted an emergency drill to practice an active shooter situation

1/25/2016 12:00:00 PM

Understanding design's role in patient falls


A team from Texas Tech University decided to view fall phenomena from a biomechanical perspective, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/25/2016 11:00:00 AM

Case study

Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children expansion built for families


The hospital gathered patient and family input and relied on this input for every decision

1/25/2016 9:00:00 AM

A healthcare facility's wayfinding system should provide clear language for direction-giving


Consistent, simplified directions builds an interconnected system of communication

1/25/2016 8:00:00 AM

North American data centers save over 1 billion gallons of water using Emerson Network Power cooling system


1/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls advances environmental sustainability with chiller platforms compatible with low-GWP refrigerants


1/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Airstage VRF system announced by Fujitsu


1/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Taco's SmartPlug improves performance of standard hot water recirculation


1/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

J.M. Electrical and BCM Controls begin control system project at new Partners HealthCare facility


1/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Video

Boston Medical Center's 208,000-pound bridge installed in one day


The bridge will be used to transport patients directly from hospital’s existing helipad to the redesigned Emergency Department

1/22/2016 3:00:00 PM

Death after mechanical lift accident at nursing home spurs concerns


An 83-year-old resident of Woodbriar Health Center in Wilmington, Mass., dies after fall from lift

1/22/2016 2:00:00 PM

Consolidating healthcare facility services creates economies of scale


Large medical centers will continue even with an increase in outpatient facilites

1/22/2016 12:00:00 PM

Case study

Healthcare facility’s LEED Silver design reflects Cherokee history


The concept for the Vinita Center started with the idea that architecture should be familiar to the local population

1/22/2016 11:00:00 AM

BIM benefits for healthcare facilities management


Today’s data management systems lead to more effective life cycle management of building assets and equipment

1/22/2016 9:00:00 AM

Comparing boomer and millennial healthcare facility design preferences


In a study comparing boomer and millennial clinic selection criteria, the groups shared healthcare coverage and perceived cleanliness as top concerns, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/22/2016 8:00:00 AM

NAD recommends American Dryer discontinue claims challenged by Kimberly-Clark, including germ killing claims


1/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Overcome the challenges of salt on floors


1/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Maxi-Movers by Chem-Tainer Industries expands in California and into Texas and Georgia


1/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

nora co-sponsors first Bruce Newbrough CIM Scholarships


1/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Warren General is first hospital worldwide to install innovative ceiling system


1/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Guardian Glass helps Detroit historic renovation project


1/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Oprah weighs in on paper vs. air debate for hand hygiene


Website spotlights a recent study in the Journal of Hospital Infection that tested three popular drying methods.

1/21/2016 3:00:00 PM

Indiana hospital opens $83 million surgery center expansion


Elkhart General Hospital's double the number of surgery and endoscopy suites

1/21/2016 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals join global climate change efforts


Health systems announce a series of commitments to reduce carbon emissions and exert leadership to combat climate change

1/21/2016 12:00:00 PM

Is your healthcare facility's security just on the surface?


Hospitals can’t afford to have security that looks good but doesn’t actually provide protection

1/21/2016 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities need physical safeguards for healthcare data security


Physical safeguards serve as a primary line of defense from potential threats

1/21/2016 9:00:00 AM

Sustainable design concern return to front burner


Sustainability design used moved to the back burner partly because many of the movement’s tenets have now become baseline expectations, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/21/2016 8:00:00 AM

AMAG Technology’s Symmetry access control integrates with DMP XR550 intrusion panel


1/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Optima Concealed ceiling panels from Armstrong create a monolithic visual with a fully concealed suspension system


1/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Legrand introduces Evolution Series 10-inch poke-thru device with industry's largest A/V and power capacity yet


1/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Industry exclusive endless jumper solution


1/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

HLAC names three new board members


1/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Modine geothermal/water-sourced heat pumps achieve AHRI certification


1/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

World-proven waterproofing system for concrete


1/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities could be penalized for banning guns under Texas law


Health officials try to determine where weapons can be banned

1/20/2016 3:00:00 PM

Hospital security guards fired for removing violent patient from E.R.


When the guards restrained the patient — who had just shot a police officer and another guard — and forced him outside, he fell back and hit the pavement.

1/20/2016 2:00:00 PM

Designing facilities for the international patient


Successful programs have developed special staff and facilities to ease the way for global patients

1/20/2016 12:00:00 PM

Students challenged with complex healthcare design project


Interior design students worked with architects on Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital project

1/20/2016 11:00:00 AM

Preparing skilled nursing facilities for emergencies


New survey data says some nursing homes are not as prepared as they should be for natural disasters and emergencies, according to an article on the Long-term Living website

1/20/2016 9:00:00 AM

Q&A on fire extinguisher maintenance


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about fire extinguisher maintenance

1/20/2016 8:00:00 AM

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


1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Siemens' third annual engineering innovation award


1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Otis France provides elevators, escalators for ‘Nouvelle Samaritaine’ renovation project in Paris


1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Dedicated resources help explain how ERV technology improves indoor air quality and energy performance


1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power study says unplanned data center outages cost companies nearly $9,000 per minute


1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

$700 million to rebuild Brooklyn hospital still unspent


Gov. Cuomo proposed spending $700 million to improve the struggling Brookdale Hospital almost a year ago

1/19/2016 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility expands before construction ends


Wisconsin project adds four floors and meets original deadline

1/19/2016 2:00:00 PM

Mayo Clinic plans $92.7 million in facility and equipment upgrades


The investment supports Mayo's Destination Medical Center initiative by positioning the provider as a global healthcare destination, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/19/2016 12:00:00 PM

Connecting new and existing systems in a central utility plant


Inova Women’s Hospital and Inova Children’s Hospital project included a new $35 million, 17,000-square-foot CUP

1/19/2016 11:00:00 AM

Tailoring pest management for different healthcare facilities


The pests ‚ like the patients — can be very different for each facility

1/19/2016 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility design reflects changing healthcare system


Indiana hospital's plans reflect more competitive market

1/19/2016 8:00:00 AM

Bacteria-killing light fixtures one of top 10 technologies poised to affect healthcare


1/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

RN named 2016 APIC president


1/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

It's cleaner, but is it keeping people healthier?


1/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products enhances visitor management, increases scalability in C•CURE 9000 v2.50


1/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

SBIC recognizes 2015 Beyond Green Award winners


1/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

D.C. hospital patient's death after altercation with guards ruled a homicide


Two hospital security officers have been placed on leave pending the investigation

1/18/2016 3:00:00 PM

Report finds more infections from dirty scopes


At least 250 people have contracted infections spread by contaminated medical scopes in the past three years, according to a new report commissioned by Sen. Patty Murray

1/18/2016 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals eliminating antibiotics from meal offerings


Concern about the livestock industry's overuse of antibiotics has led a number of health care institutions to start choosing antibiotic-free meat

1/18/2016 12:00:00 PM

N.Z. hospital water supply threatened by political dispute


Wellington Hospital could be denied access to emergency water supplies in the event of a disaster

1/18/2016 11:00:00 AM

Strategies to decrease healthcare workplace violence


Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that from 2002 to 2013 incidents of serious workplace violence were, on average, four times more common in healthcare than in private industry

1/18/2016 9:30:00 AM

New year's hot topics involve managing and mitigating risks


Healthcare facilities professionals have a range of physical environment issues to watch

1/18/2016 8:00:00 AM

Steril-Aire’s New Rapid Install Kit (RIK) makes high performance UVC for HVAC systems easier to install


1/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

2015 goes out with a burst of new efficiency standards: 2016 promises more action


1/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Valspar introduces Lifeshield industrial flooring coatings


1/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power debuts power switching and control interface that simplifies management and helps increase power reliability


1/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Advocate to buy Chicago Walgreens health clinics


The deal includes all 56 of the in-store clinics in the region

1/15/2016 3:00:00 PM

San Diego healthcare facility completes modernization with minimal disruption


East Tower Nursing Unit at Sharp Grossmont Hospital gets an overhaul

1/15/2016 2:00:00 PM

More hospitals adding birthing centers


Labor and delivery next service getting upgrade

1/15/2016 12:00:00 PM

Arkansas health facility launches $130 million master plan


The plan calls for changes and additions to the medical center’s Ben E. Owens Cancer Treatment Center and the Heartcare Center

1/15/2016 11:00:00 AM

New models of ambulatory care


Changes in healthcare industry mean outpatient facilities come in many forms

1/15/2016 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility standards support organizational goals


Advocate Health Care wrote its own flooring standards

1/15/2016 8:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power debuts power switching and control interface that simplifies management and helps increase power reliability


1/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

NIBS, RICS project seeks ways to expand use of public-private partnerships, promote high-performance buildings


1/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

SOLARBAN 67 glass highlights new office building on Westchester County ‘Medical Mile’


1/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

New STTI book shares how to cope with high stress levels and avoid nurse burnout


1/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Companies adopt electronic guarding based on Xtralis' ADPRO XOa to enhance service offerings


1/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Children's hospital reviews security after parents OD


Mother dies after injecting heroin in 7-month old daughter's hospital room, father arrested

1/14/2016 3:00:00 PM

California hospital honored for forward-thinking design


Frank R. Howard Memorial Hospital in Willits recognized one of the Top Projects in the North Bay

1/14/2016 1:30:00 PM

'First-of-its-kind' medical campus planned in Houston


Guiding principles of project to exceed current healthcare industry standards

1/14/2016 12:00:00 PM

Missouri hospital designed for a culture of innovation


A core team of representatives of SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital - Jefferson City led the visioning process to transform the physical environment of the replacement hospital, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/14/2016 11:00:00 AM

Software can help connect healthcare facility's systems


Unconnected infrastructure can't give building operators, engineers and facility staffs data that can be used together to judge efficiency

1/14/2016 9:00:00 AM

Q&A on suite entrance doors


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

1/14/2016 8:00:00 AM

Mount Sinai Health System first to sign IPD IfOA contract in New York City


1/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power adds visualization, scalability and thermal management capabilities to Trellis Platform


1/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

IFMA launches Global Job Task Analysis survey to identify facility management body of knowledge


1/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

New CFIRE Report presents ways to finance energy projects in buildings


1/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Hospital's use of temporary furnaces causes air quality problems


Edmonton's Misericordia Hospital's furnace repair issues have caused some staff to be moved

1/13/2016 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare changes may create position 'chief patient experience officer'


New age of healthcare may also create chief reputation officer, chief quality officer and chief empathy officer

1/13/2016 2:00:00 PM

California medical centers designed for efficiency


$1.5 billion University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center at Mission Bay is LEED-Gold certified

1/13/2016 12:00:00 PM

Urgent care spaces evolving with growing demand


Operational efficiency, patient expectations and creating a branded and adaptable environment, are key to today's urgent care design, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/13/2016 11:00:00 AM

ECRI list of healthcare innovations includes medical device cybersecurity


Cybersecurity gained greater attention in 2015 after the Hospira Symbiq Infusion System was hacked

1/13/2016 9:00:00 AM

Establishing a generator rental plan


A rental gives a healthcare facility a backup to its backup

1/13/2016 8:00:00 AM

Brady announces new SAFELEX Universal Cable Lockout


1/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

J.M. Electrical and BCM Controls begin control system project at New Partners HealthCare Facility


1/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

LG Electronics' LED commercial lighting solutions approved for California utility rebate program


1/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Habito: A revolution in high-performance drywall


1/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Clinicians using EarlySense estimated to save hundreds of lives and tens of thousands of hospital days in 2015


1/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

New hazardous waste rules focus on labs and healthcare facilities


A proposed rule focuses on hazardous waste pharmaceuticals

1/12/2016 3:00:00 PM

London hospitals install sanitizing door handles


Handle ensures users sanitize their hands as they open the door

1/12/2016 2:00:00 PM

Access credentials among trends in healthcare security


Controlling access in a facility that is considered to be ‘open’ to the public is a challenging concept

1/12/2016 12:00:00 PM

New health technology helping construction projects


Robotic, augmented reality and 3-D printing may help build healthcare facilities

1/12/2016 11:00:00 AM

California university creates wellness oasis


California State University Northridge renovates a two-story classroom and office building into the Oasis Wellness Center, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/12/2016 10:00:00 AM

N.C. hospital recognized for energy savings


Improvements have the hospital on track to save $125,000 on utilities this year

1/12/2016 9:00:00 AM

Conn. healthcare facility enhances care by design


Stamford Integrated Care Pavilion will be an ambulatory and specialty care facility that offers patients access to coordinated services

1/12/2016 8:00:00 AM

Update to BOMA Energy Efficiency Program (BEEP) released


1/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Siklu boosts wireless backhaul at world leading resort


1/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Miami’s Sun Life Stadium to enhance fan experience and energy efficiency with Eaton's advanced Ephesus LED lighting system


1/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

CBRE launches 'CBRE Loan Services'


1/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

McCarthy awarded $62 Million Robert A. Young Federal Building seismic renovation project in St. Louis


1/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Video

Uber plans to expand into healthcare in 2016


UberHealth was used in more than 35 U.S. cities to transport nurses to administer flu shots

1/11/2016 3:00:00 PM

Florida hospital facilities manager named Engineer of the Year


John Newman was named the 2015 Engineer of the Year by the Florida Healthcare Engineering Association

1/11/2016 2:00:00 PM

Four ways healthcare facilities can go green


Hospitals and healthcare networks can boost their sustainability to reduce waste and save money

1/11/2016 12:00:00 PM

Expansions boost Ohio region's hospital competition


Three area hospital systems realigned services to stay competitive in north central Ohio

1/11/2016 11:00:00 AM

Teens invents ultra-hygenic door handle


The handle is coated with titanium dioxide, a mineral that is effective at killing germs, especially when exposed to the ultra-violet spectrum of natural light

1/11/2016 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Response technologies are a requisite part of a healthcare campus game plan


An all-digital pre-plan program shares highly-detailed property information with first responders

1/11/2016 8:00:00 AM

Otis Elevators selected for leading children's hospital


1/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

UVC light disinfection maker Spectra254 hires healthcare industry veterans


1/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Xtralis VESDA aspirating smoke detectors provide fire prevention for the new Abu Dhabi Airport Midfield Terminal


1/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

The future of cancer treatment at: Adventist Cancer Institute and Outpatient Center in Hinsdale, Il.


1/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Kolbe offers an extensive PHIUS-rated product listings – now including Teutonic Series windows and doors


1/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

UPMC mold investigation focuses on negative pressure room


Three infected patients were put into a negative pressure room because the ICU was full

1/8/2016 3:00:00 PM

Lessons from winning interior designs


Winners of the 2015 IIDA Healthcare Interior Design Competition showed a great attention to detail yet with a clear and powerful approach, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/8/2016 2:00:00 PM

MRSA could cost healthcare facilities hundreds of millions of dollars


2017 Medicare rules will include MRSA in all reimbursement calculations

1/8/2016 12:00:00 PM

Home-laundering of scrubs challenged


Readers of Outpatient Surgery magazine challenge regulations. common practices

1/8/2016 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Two trends for the new year that will prepare your facility for the future


Technology trends can help achieve higher levels of energy resiliency, efficiency and self-sufficiency

1/8/2016 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities coming to the workplace


New retail health clinic offering health and wellness services at an office complex

1/8/2016 8:00:00 AM

Camfil Helps Texas Hospital Reduce Air Filter Energy Use by 60 Percent


1/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Jim Gauthier joins Sealed Air Diversey Care as senior clinical advisor stepping up as a resource in infection prevention


1/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cascades and Green Seal celebrate 10-year milestone


1/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Danfoss hosts Congresswoman Gwen Graham at manufacturing facility in Tallahassee, Fla.


1/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Industry’s first retrofit fan coil minimizes facility downtime, maximizing revenue


1/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Bill takes aim at nurses' workplace injuries


Legislation would force employers to develop systems to reduce hazards

1/7/2016 3:00:00 PM

1912 healthcare facility had cold, elegant holiday look


Throwback holiday images offer look at Boston City Hospital in the last century

1/7/2016 2:00:00 PM

Hospital conducts infectious disease drill


Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington, Maine, tests the hospital’s emergency operation plan

1/7/2016 12:00:00 PM

Cannabis dispensary balances security, comfort


The reception area at Windy City Cannabis resembles waiting rooms at other healthcare offices

1/7/2016 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals gear up for tougher infection battles


Safety efforts increased to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria

1/7/2016 9:00:00 AM

Central utility plants support hospital mission


CUP is among the complex components in any hospital’s infrastructure

1/7/2016 8:00:00 AM

New Luxaire duct-free mini splits offer high efficiency and desired control options


1/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Innovative buildings recognized by ASHRAE with Technology Awards


1/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong adds new depths and shapes to SoundScapes Blades line of linear acoustical panels


1/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Prolitec launches Genie to address hygiene air care needs


1/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Electronic Tenant Solutions named Leadership Circle Partner of BOMA International


1/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Gun discharges in MRI at VA hospital


It was not clear what steps the hospital takes to prevent patients for taking metal objects into MRI rooms

1/6/2016 3:00:00 PM

Creating better ES customer interactions


Environmental services professionals should be aware of their affects to ensure that they make positive impressions

1/6/2016 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals update to stay relevant


Modernizing systems and investing in technology will be essential

1/6/2016 12:00:00 PM

Benefits of implementing an electronic medical records system


Providers should remember three key factors when choosing a system for their urgent care center

1/6/2016 11:00:00 AM

Initiative seeks to protect healthcare facility staffs against assault


NHS Protect, National Police Chiefs’ Council and Crown Prosecution Service partner to promote safety

1/6/2016 9:00:00 AM

Legionella threats go beyond cooling towers


Facility managers of hospitals and longterm care facilities should be especially aware of Legionella

1/6/2016 8:00:00 AM

Enware introduces new compliant and functional handwash station kits for healthcare use


1/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

New ASTM standards aim to help with building facade inspections, including drone use


1/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

USGBC Colorado predicts major green building growth in 2016


1/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Eight things to clean right now to prevent a norovirus outbreak


1/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Scotsman Ice receives Good Design Award


1/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility safety bill called a win for nurses


U.S. lawmakers introduce the Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act

1/5/2016 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Hospital systems use digital tools to leverage emergency response technology


Technology can prepare hospitals for on-site emergencies

1/5/2016 2:00:00 PM

U.S. healthcare systems participate in global climate change conference


Healthcare systems around the world urge government action

1/5/2016 12:00:00 PM

Designing hospitals for children


Facilities needs to provide high level of care in a nonthreatening environment

1/5/2016 11:00:00 AM

The evolving role of the badge in healthcare facilities


Latest technologies support multiple access control applications on the same smart card

1/5/2016 9:00:00 AM

Designer sees growth in integrating nature into design


In a Q&A with Robin Guenther, principal and global sustainable healthcare leader, Perkins+Will (New York), Healthcare Design discusses one of the biggest changes in healthcare design since she was a 'Most Influential People in Healthcare Design' award winner

1/5/2016 8:00:00 AM

SEL Axion becomes first IEEE-certified PMU


1/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Green Seal seeking stakeholders for new architectural insulation materials standard


1/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Kohler introduces new natural gas generator line


1/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Green Generation Solutions' Brown's Wharf Project wins BOMA Baltimore 2015 Building of the Year Award


1/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

At MODRoto, royal blue is top choice among recycling pros


1/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Visual hacking a new threat to healthcare data


Visual hacking is a practice during which hackers capture data with a camera

1/4/2016 3:00:00 PM

Water pipes contain beneficial bacteria


Researchers discover that drinking water is to a large extent purified by millions of "good bacteria" found in water pipes and purification plants

1/4/2016 2:00:00 PM

Expect hospitals to overhaul current systems in 2016


Hospitals updating to stay relevant in current healthcare market

1/4/2016 12:00:00 PM

Designing a hospital that puts patients first


Patient input helped designers to create an innovative facility

1/4/2016 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities stepping up electronic security


HIPAA compliance has created the need for additional access control and video surveillance in sensitive areas of the hospital

1/4/2016 9:00:00 AM

Orthopedic facility design reflects 'life in motion'


The Harford Hospital Bone & Joint Institute was designed with sinuous lines and sculptural forms. Curved white metal panels with extensive ribbon windows wrap the exterior, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/4/2016 8:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities are provided with bright white linens through the laundry services of ImageFIRST Las Vegas


1/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Graphic Products releases Arc Flash Labeling Best Practice Guide


1/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products brings connected home solutions to CES 2016 Premiere


1/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Wausau contributes to Ohio elementary school's historic transformation and LEED Silver certification


1/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Porous Pave wins Gold-level Innovation Award at IIDEXCanada


1/4/2016 12:00:00 AM



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