October 2016 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Eerie photographs show Georgia hospital frozen in time


Records and syringes full of blood are exactly where they were left 15 years ago at the 'Bad Debt Hospital'

10/31/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Sinks added to fight infections can make the problem worse


Some sinks have been linked to the spread of dangerous bacteria

10/31/2016 1:30:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

New healthcare facility chapel designs expanding role of worship spaces


Chapels in healthcare facilities are transforming into more than places of worship, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/31/2016 12:00:00 PM

Naval hospital recognized for energy and water programs


Naval Hospital Bremerton was one of only two Navy healthcare facilities recognized by the Secretary of the Navy's Energy and Water Management Award

10/31/2016 11:00:00 AM

$1 billion Boston Children's Hospital expansion approved


The Massachusetts Public Health Council voted unanimously to approve the controversial project

10/31/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Copper healthcare facility surfaces can help fight infections


A new study says antimicrobial copper can minimize pathogens in hospital rooms

10/31/2016 8:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric’s New SmartX Actuators Create a Strong Foundation for Smart Buildings


10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM

Iqarus Appoints Director to Drive Occupational Health Strategies for Customers


10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care to Distribute Spectrum Brands and Nakoma Products Consumer-Branded Solutions to the Professional Market


10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM

Automatic Volumetric Feeder Saves Time, Improves Dosage Accuracy


10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Lyra Concealed Ceiling Panels from Armstrong Ceiling Solutions Create a Smooth Monolithic Visual with a Fully Concealed Suspension System


10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM

Troubled Aurora VA hospital on track to open in 2018


The project is now 78 percent complete and officials say the facility has overcome its cost issues

10/28/2016 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare expert offers advice on establishing security plan


Training and planning can help to reduce incidents

10/28/2016 2:00:00 PM

Tackling healthcare cybersecurity challenges


Many chief information security officers aren’t even close to having the tools they need to deal with cyberattacks

10/28/2016 1:00:00 PM

Hospital maintenance crew committed to safety


They are the men behind the scenes, in the elevator shafts, air ducts, boiler rooms, water lines and every nook and cranny of Covenant Health Plainview

10/28/2016 12:00:00 PM

Solar power will cut energy costs at Conn. hospital


Saint Francis Hospital will buy solar power at reduced rates

10/28/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Antimicrobial copper touch surfaces may help fight antibiotic resistance


Replacing frequently-touched surfaces with antimicrobial copper equivalents — teamed with good hygiene practices —could help address both the environmental spread of contamination and the rise of antibiotic resistance

10/28/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Rural hospitals lead in infection prevention


New research also suggests rural providers are ahead on care coordination

10/28/2016 8:00:00 AM

New Illustra IP Camera Analytics Strengthen Accuracy and Improve Operator Efficiency


10/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care to Sell Discovery Robotics’ Machines under its TASKI Brand


10/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Hydro Systems Launches AccuMax 4P Chemical Dispensing System at ISSA/INTERCLEAN Chicago


10/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

OrthoCarolina Robotics Spine Surgery Team Performs 100th Mazor Robotics Renaissance Surgical Case


10/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Test Confirms ePIPE's LeadSmart Technology Brings Lead Levels Into Compliance with EPA Guidelines


10/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Boston Medical Center and MIT partner for energy plan


Group will purchase almost all of its electricity through a new solar farm

10/27/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

University wins grant to study how hospital room design impacts patient safety


An environmental design researcher at Texas Tech won a second grant to continue looking at how layout can help patients avoid falls

10/27/2016 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Environmental dissemination of staph and MRSA


Research highlights an intricately complex environment where surface recontamination is occurring at a much higher frequency than the events designed to eliminate the contamination

10/27/2016 1:00:00 PM

Waterline break leads to disruptions at N.C. hospital


Fire Department tanker trucks were brought in to Columbus Regional Healthcare to supply chillers

10/27/2016 12:00:00 PM

Boston healthcare facility runs food pantry


Boston Medical Center uses project to support patient health

10/27/2016 11:00:00 AM

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Protecting patient privacy at your healthcare facility


In most medical office or hospital reception areas, speech privacy is virtually nonexistent

10/27/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

UV air purification linked to lower sepsis rates


An ultraviolet air sterilizer can reduce infection rates in cardiac surgery patients

10/27/2016 8:00:00 AM

MainOne Chooses Minkels to Enhance Position in West-African Data Centre Market


10/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Kemper System Debuts Speedy ‘Cool Roof’ System


10/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care Enters Development Agreement with the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC)


10/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

UMO is Becoming a Greener University


10/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Gulf Coast Children’s Hospital Fights Effects of High Humidity


10/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Detroit Medical Center's correction plan for sterilization issues approved


The plan includes using a perioperative improvement council and task force to oversee improvement actions

10/26/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

New bacteria strain requires effective healthcare facility cleaning


Rigorous cleaning standards can help to prevent spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

10/26/2016 2:00:00 PM

Federal rule key to health IT infrastructure development


The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) final rule requires oversight of health IT vendors

10/26/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Office door swing


Brad Keyes discusses office door swing requirements

10/26/2016 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Automating a reprocessing department


Automation can increase efficiency without cutting corners or skipping steps

10/26/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Wisconsin cancer center focuses on comfort of patients, families and staff


All Saints Cancer Center in Racine is twice the size of the facility it replaced

10/26/2016 8:00:00 AM

CleanCore Technologies, LLC Announces its Aqueous Ozone Cleaning Solutions are now Green Seal Certified


10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

McCarthy, Taylor Design and SmithGroupJJR Join to Establish the World-Class Don Knabe Wellness Center for Los Angeles County’s Rancho Los Amigos


10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tarkett Launches Tandus Centiva’s Newest Powerbond Collection: Syllabus, Designed by Jhane Barnes


10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Skanska Completes American Airlines Terminal F Expansion at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)


10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Newest Version of victor Brings Greater Functionality, Intuitive Design to Video Management


10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Chicago healthcare facility uses GPS to try to eliminate wait times


Rush River North Medical Center uses the location system to boot workflow

10/25/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

HLAC encourages healthcare laundries to be proactive to break the chain of infection


Healthcare laundry providers to build a relationship with their customers' infection preventionists

10/25/2016 1:00:00 PM

Getting administrative buy-in for facility security


Securing funding for public safety departments can be a challenge

10/25/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Design elements can engage senior patients


Elderly patients can have visual, audio and tactile needs

10/25/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Vegetated roof gives hospital and patients a healing oasis


The vegetated roof, the largest in Ohio, spans 2.5 acres and features more than 65,000 plants, all native to Ohio

10/25/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

'Placemaking' with healthcare design


When healthcare design is done thoughtfully, the concepts of placemaking are innately incorporated into the process, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/25/2016 8:00:00 AM

ONVIF Speaks on Standards, IoT at European Security Conferences


10/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric’s New SmartX Actuators Create a Strong Foundation for Smart Buildings


10/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Preventing Pipework Failure in Hospitals


10/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sofidel CEO and Dissolve Tech Hand Towels Nominated as 2016 PPI Award Finalists


10/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Mercy Health Breaks Ground on New $271 Million Medical Center


10/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Retail clinics want to move beyond minor illnesses


New facilities will deliver primary care and managing chronic disease

10/24/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

New skilled nursing facilities have to be built for change


New skilled nursing facilities must be flexible aesthetically in the short- and long-term, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

10/24/2016 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Brigham and Women’s Hospital opens new facility


Brigham and Women’s Hospital Building for Transformative Medicine is designed to serve patients suffering from chronic neurologic, orthopedic, and rheumatologic conditions

10/24/2016 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Gulf Coast Medical Center to double in size


Three stories and 367,500 square feet will be added to the hospital's main building

10/24/2016 12:00:00 PM

The CMS preparedness rule presents opportunity


A healthcare coalition can enhance its influence and even its outlook as a sustainable business model

10/24/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Toronto healthcare facility gets smart with technology


Humber River Hospital wanted automated building and clinical systems — to be able to work together and achieve a more sophisticated level of interoperability, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/24/2016 9:00:00 AM

Indian Health Services hospitals facing challenges


Problems include sewage in the OR and physician vacancies

10/24/2016 8:00:00 AM

Zen Ecosystems Launches Fastest-Payback Energy Management System


10/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

Blur the Line Between Indoors and Outdoors with Multipanel Patio Doors


10/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sunburst Chemicals Offers Complete Commercial Hand-Washing Solutions


10/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

Eaton Calls for Entries for the SOURCE Awards National Lighting Design Competition, Celebrating 40 Years of Lighting Design Excellence


10/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Expands Its Award-Winning Wattstopper Fixture Integrated Solutions with Five New Outdoor Sensors


10/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

How healthcare facilities can stay ahead of cybercriminals


Organizations must understand the risk and respond with continuous diligent cyber security

10/21/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

First Artemed China FTZ Hospital to open


The hospital features dedicated circulation between the emergency department, intensive care unit, surgery and imaging, according to an article on the Healthcare Design magazine

10/21/2016 2:00:00 PM

Integrating security and safety technologies can benefit hospitals


A security integrator can help a healthcare campus make the most of its systems

10/21/2016 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Expansion solves some of security hospital's issues


But staff says a lot of work still remains in terms of improving safety

10/21/2016 12:00:00 PM

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Philadelphia hospital to have smart patient rooms


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital installing voice-recognition technology

10/21/2016 9:00:00 AM

When should you do a risk assessment?


Blog discusses whether a problem may pop up with breakroom toaster

10/21/2016 8:00:00 AM

Lean, Green, and Clean Slay the Competition at the AGC’s 2016 Washington Contractor Awards


10/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care Adds Avert Sporicidal Disinfectant Wipes to Disinfectant Offering to Assist in Outbreak Response


10/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Charleston Area Medical Center Improves Quality and Performance in Patient Engagement and Readmissions


10/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Infection Control Market Driven by Disinfection Products Growing at 6.5% CAGR to 2021


10/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Minnesota St. Peter Security Hospital Hosts Open House of New Facility


10/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Check your knowledge with a surface disinfection quiz


Outpatient Surgery's 20 questions test infection prevention insight

10/20/2016 3:00:00 PM

Maximizing cooling tower technology for HVAC, power and industrial applications


New technology advancements provide up to 50 percent more cooling capacity, greater energy and installation savings, fewer components and easier maintenance

10/20/2016 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Hospital room design linked to safety


Texas Tech University study finds design may keep patients safer and healthier

10/20/2016 12:00:00 PM

Akron healthcare facility 'sips' energy


Akron Children’s Hospital Kay Jewelers Pavilion saves millions in energy use

10/20/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Study says UV light cuts C. diff by 25 percent


Treating empty patient rooms can reduce infection rate in high-risk patients

10/20/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Best healthcare facility design comes from asking the right questions


Designers of the buildings that shape the nation’s future health have a responsibility to get the questions right, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/20/2016 8:00:00 AM

Sealed Air Announces Plan to Pursue Spin-Off of Diversey Care and Related Hygiene Business


10/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls and Department of Homeland Security sign Cooperative Research and Development Agreement on cybersecurity


10/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Introduction of New Console Server Expands Internet of Things Capabilities for Emerson Network Power


10/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Howden American Fan Company Announces Turbo Pressure Blowers


10/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Specific heater-cooler linked to infections


CDC warning that one type of heater-cooler device could be spreading a serious bacterial infection

10/19/2016 3:00:00 PM

Psychiatric hospital using cameras as health monitors


Broadmoor High Secure Psychiatric Hospital in the U.K. is giving monitoring the health of psychiatric patients with camera technology a trail run

10/19/2016 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

California children’s healthcare facility includes motion and sports performance lab


The Stanford Children’s Health Specialty Services was designed with a vibrant color and material palette to alleviate anxiety, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/19/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Quarterly fire drills


Brad Keyes discusses timing of quarterly fire drills

10/19/2016 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities 'retailing' to compete


Retailing refers to healthcare systems treating patients like informed consumers

10/19/2016 9:00:00 AM

HPOE and the Joint Commission partner to create fall prevention tool


The guide describes contributing factors and solutions to prevent falls

10/19/2016 8:00:00 AM

Vollrath Company Sweeps Best in Class Awards in Four Product Categories


10/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Doctors Hospital at Renaissance is First in Rio Grande Valley to Deploy Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots


10/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

CBRE Study Finds San Francisco the Nation’s Greenest City


10/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sherwin-Williams is First Paint Manufacturer Certified in UL’s New Product Lens Program


10/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

DesignGroup, Ohio State Work Together to Design Innovative Sports Medicine Institute


10/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital bed history can create C. diff risk


If the previous patient receives antibiotics, it puts the next occupant at an increased risk

10/18/2016 3:00:00 PM

Joint Commission offering online violence prevention resource


“Workplace Violence Prevention Resources,” provides a range of resources for health care organizations

10/18/2016 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals add family programming for extended stays


Hospitals are increasingly arranging for extracurricular services

10/18/2016 1:00:00 PM

Blog

How your healthcare facility can improve patient care through nutrition


If your facility is a hospital, nursing home, or other facility that serves food, a nutrition expert can help you put together menus that support patient health.

10/18/2016 12:00:00 PM

Mount Sinai plans $500 million modernization in N.Y.C.


Project will create a new Mount Sinai Downtown network

10/18/2016 9:00:00 AM

Morrison has 10-year agreement with Mayo Clinic


Four unions are involved in the transition

10/18/2016 8:00:00 AM

PDI and SABIC Join Forces to Test Medical Device Plastics and to Help Improve Patient Protection from Infection


10/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric’s New Connected Services Help Facility Leaders Maximize Building Performance


10/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

GCX Newest Medical Mounting Solution Sets New Standard


10/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tarkett Introduces Three New Cradle to Cradle Certified Flooring Adhesives


10/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Osteopore International Recognized for Transforming Healthcare


10/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Detroit Medical Center releases plans to correct infection control problems


U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services finds numerous issues with sterilization of instruments

10/17/2016 3:00:00 PM

Indianapolis hospital closes operating rooms to conduct air quality testing


Community Hospital North has voluntarily suspended the use of six of its operating rooms

10/17/2016 2:00:00 PM

MetroLink's FTA grant aims to connect rail riders with wellness services


Transit riders in the north St. Louis area will have access to healthcare screenings at local rail stations

10/17/2016 12:00:00 PM

Tips for medical waste disposal


Infographic details how to save money on waste disposal

10/17/2016 11:00:00 AM

Pa. hospital security guards to become certified police officers


Training includes qualifying with firearms, criminal and constitution law, and testifying in court

10/17/2016 9:00:00 AM

Identifying patient fall risks


Report describes how five hospitals reduced falls by 35 percent

10/17/2016 8:00:00 AM

AnMed Health Improving Patient Education, Satisfaction and Value-Based Purchasing Reimbursements


10/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

Groundbreaking Software Makes Achieving Environment of Care and Life Safety Requirements Hyper Efficient


10/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

GCX Newest Medical Mounting Solution Sets New Standard


10/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

Strong Opportunities for Big Data in Healthcare - Population Health Management, Clinical Decision Support and Real-World Data


10/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

Adventist Health System Adopts the Imprivata Biometric Patient Identification Platform


10/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

Lawmakers seek changes after VA healthcare facility construction debacle


The Veterans Hospital in Aurora, Colo. is still incomplete

10/14/2016 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals focusing on security concerns


Survey says most American hospitals finding security more challenging

10/14/2016 2:00:00 PM

HHS to help fund healthcare cybersecurity


Agency recently awarded corporate agreements to fight against healthcare cybersecurity threats and improve information sharing

10/14/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Healthcare infection forum focuses on devices and equipment


More attention urged to the role of medical devices and equipment in infection

10/14/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital reopens NICU two months after bacteria discovered


Three babies tested positive for Pseudomonas bacterial infections in August

10/14/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Longer, but fewer, healthcare facility planning meetings best


The right planning process encourages total buy-in

10/14/2016 8:00:00 AM

How Urgent Care and Retail Healthcare Centers Drive Success with Service Automation


10/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

During Hospital Renovation, Temporary Wall System Protects Patients and Staff


10/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Venable and Disability Rights Maryland Secure Settlement for Comprehensive Sexual Assault Reforms at State Hospitals and Treatment Facilities


10/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

GP PRO Unveils the Premium Restroom Collection


10/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Hospital Study Finds Copper Alloys Used in Larco’s Line of Push Plates Kill Bacteria


10/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Cooling towers may be linked to Legionnaires' outbreak


Minnesota Department of Health increased number of cases to 23

10/13/2016 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities designed to serve those with autism spectrum disorder


A greater understanding of the requirements of this growing patient demographic is needed

10/13/2016 2:00:00 PM

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Formaldehyde: Is your healthcare facility prepared?


The failure to properly train employees on hazardous chemicals such as formaldehyde is the second most frequently cited violation in healthcare facilities across the U.S.

10/13/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Simulation centers adopt student-centric design


Team-based learning and early, integrated clinical exposure responds to medical advancements

10/13/2016 11:00:00 AM

$40 million vertical expansion set for Pa. healthcare facility


Project to add three floors and critical care beds on top of an addition that opened two years ago

10/13/2016 9:15:00 AM

Blog

Strategic steps to sustainability in healthcare


Thinking strategically about incorporating sustainability can help hospitals save resources and become more efficient

10/13/2016 8:00:00 AM

A New Monitoring Service Launches Wireless Sensors to Help Buildings Work Smarter, Safer and More Efficiently


10/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Fluid Technology Uses the ‘Gift of Talent’ to Provide the ‘Gift of Clean Water’ Worldwide


10/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

McCarthy Completes New Eight-Story Residence Hall at Saint Louis University


10/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Green Business Certification Inc. and Environmental Defense Fund Establish Investor Confidence Project


10/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Common Ground Alliance’s 2015 DIRT Report Estimates that Damages to Buried Utilities Dropped 9 Percent from Previous Year


10/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Special Report

Pre-fab bathroom pods deliver luxury to go


The Christ Hospital Joint and Spine Center plugged in high-end modular bathrooms as part of its tight construction schedule

10/12/2016 3:00:00 PM

Quick diagnostic healthcare facilities sometimes more effective and cheaper


Many acute medical conditions can be treated without admitting patients to the hospital

10/12/2016 2:00:00 PM

Mass. clinic seeking relief from casino construction parking squeeze


Springfield casino project brings serious parking and traffic problems

10/12/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Temporary construction barriers


Brad Keyes discusses acceptable temporary construction barriers

10/12/2016 10:15:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare environment can help limit errors


Creating spaces with secure point-of-care storage and distribution is one way to medication errors, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/12/2016 9:00:00 AM

FGI 2018 healthcare facility guidelines open for comment


Revisions include new standards for emergency preparedness

10/12/2016 8:00:00 AM

LG Electronics Demonstrates Commitment to Energy Efficiency at Greenbuild 2016


10/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

UV Light Disinfection Significantly Reduces Clostridium Difficile Incidence


10/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Releases LEED Product Guide to Help Architects, Designers and Building Owners Reach Certification Goals


10/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

HLAC Marks 10 Years of Inspecting and Accrediting Healthcare Laundries


10/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

JLL Acquires Compliance Technology Innovator ATG


10/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Officials recommend arming healthcare security officers in N.Y.


A commission at the University of Rochester in New York has recommended arming public safety officers at the university medical center

10/11/2016 3:00:00 PM

Using data to develop and drive successful business strategies


The challenge is to translate it into successful business strategies.

10/11/2016 2:00:00 PM

Special report

Building an energy efficient healthcare facility


Savings for St. Jude Medical Center Hospital came down to the advancements made in delivery and prefabrication

10/11/2016 12:00:00 PM

Seven top-of-mind healthcare facility flooring considerations


From cleanliness and accessibility to heavy wear, wayfinding and promoting a healing environment, hospitals face a stringent set of challenges

10/11/2016 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals use digital signage to improve patient experience


Solutions include wall screens, kiosks and smartphones

10/11/2016 9:00:00 AM

Cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, impact healthcare providers


Ransomware is just one area to consider

10/11/2016 8:00:00 AM

Advanced Polymer Coatings Introduces New Website


10/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Taylor Design Recognized by AIA Orange County for Excellence in Healthcare Interiors


10/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Nilfisk Launches The Horizon Program to Bring to Market the Most Technologically Advanced, Autonomous Cleaning Solutions in the Industry


10/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Launches Energy Marathon 2.0, Engaging Employees for Innovative, Long-Term Energy Reduction


10/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Health Care Institute’s New Video Presents Innovative Solutions for Creating Medical Buildings That Exceed Expectations


10/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Calif. healthcare facilities deploy security robots


Dignity Health System is testing robotic surveillance

10/10/2016 3:00:00 PM

‘Living Walls’ curb toxic air hot spots


Report shows that the contribution of green building envelopes has been underestimated

10/10/2016 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

High C. diff infection rates at teaching hospitals


Consumer Reports says only two teaching hospitals with at least 500 beds earned top prevention scores

10/10/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

College's research finds copper helps reduce bacteria in hospitals


Researchers at Grinnell College say using a copper mix for all types of metal materials in hospital rooms can cut down on dangerous bacteria

10/10/2016 11:00:00 AM

Hawaiian clinics prepare to meet increased needs


Healthcare facilities on Hawaii Island eyeing expansion

10/10/2016 9:00:00 AM

Kentec Protects Top Cambridge Biolab Facility


10/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

ELB Electronics Announces Price Matching Program


10/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Emcor Government Services Presents on a 10-Year Project with the CDC to Combat Legionnaires’ Disease,


10/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Combining Industry Standards OpenADR and OCPP Provides Powerful Solution For Electric Vehicles


10/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Linbeck Group, Messer Construction Joint Venture Complete Cincinnati Children’s/UC Health Proton Therapy Center Ahead of Schedule


10/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Detroit healthcare facility to hire consultant to oversee central sterile department improvements


As part of the Detroit Medical Center's deal with the state, it has agreed to hire a specialty consultant

10/7/2016 3:00:00 PM

Oregon healthcare facility takes earthquake threat seriously


Hospital is ready to be put on alert at any time for a possible influx of patients

10/7/2016 2:00:00 PM

Train crash tests Hoboken healthcare facility's readiness


Hospital's head of security launched into the disaster plan as soon as word was out

10/7/2016 12:00:00 PM

Pictures of early healthcare IT shows how far it's come


The IBM booth at an American Hospital Association meeting in the 1950s showed off a new electronic time system for tracking employees

10/7/2016 11:00:00 AM

Survey shows patient experience key in healthcare construction


2016 Hospital Construction Survey revealed the impact of consumerism on healthcare facilities

10/7/2016 9:00:00 AM

Ohio Hospital Association honored for infection reduction


Hand-hygiene monitoring by med students increases compliance

10/7/2016 8:00:00 AM

Barbey Family Emergency and Trauma Center Opening On Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Campus


10/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

EHNAC Releases New 2017 Accreditation Criteria Versions for Public Review through Nov. 30


10/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Palm Center Sees Steady Progress in Integrating Transgender Service Members


10/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Kingspan Brings its Kooltherm Premium Performance Insulation to the U.S.


10/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

NLYTE SOFTWARE Enables Colocation Providers to Deliver Better Service to Customers While Helping Sell More Effectively


10/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Philly eye facility adds inpatient beds, calls itself hospital


CMS says four beds do not make a hospital

10/6/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Oxfordshire artists 'angry and disappointed' after wood carvings are rejected by hospital


Carvings failed to meet stringent infection control standards

10/6/2016 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Healthcare systems lighting their way to savings


New lighting technologies can offer much needed operational cost savings while improving safety and the patient experience

10/6/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Patient at another Washington hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires’


Patient at Overlake Medical Center not linked to University of Washington Medical Center

10/6/2016 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Advice for designing a healthcare experience


A healthcare designer discussed remaking the healthcare environment and experience

10/6/2016 9:00:00 AM

Cincinnati cancer center relaxing by design


New proton therapy center provides advanced care in a cheerful site

10/6/2016 8:00:00 AM

2017 AHR Expo Exhibitors Reflect Latest Trends in HVACR Industry


10/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

As Hurricane Matthew Threatens U.S., Powered for Patients Highlights Important Steps to Safeguard Emergency Power Systems


10/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Zero Wait-State Announces New Lineup of Product Lifecycle Management Products and Services


10/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Onset Expands Intemp Product Line for Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Monitoring with Two New Solutions


10/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

New PROSOCO Cleaner Earns EPA Safer Choice Label


10/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Despite contaminated heater-cooler devices, Washington hospital still blames Legionella on ice machine


Five patients in the University of Washington Medical Center's Cascade Tower have contracted Legionella infections and two have died

10/5/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Most recent UWMC patient with Legionella believed to have been exposed during an earlier hospitalization


Patient likely exposed prior to the discovery of the Legionella outbreak and before water restrictions and Legionella precautions were implemented

10/5/2016 2:00:00 PM

Spectrum Health Hospital Group Names New Chief Medical Officer


10/5/2016 1:30:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

A European perspective on healthcare laundry infection control (Part Two)


Barrier concept designed to prevent cross-contamination

10/5/2016 12:00:00 PM

The $54 million Mercy hospital doesn't have beds


330 staffers place video calls to patients using highly sensitive two-way cameras

10/5/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Combustible decorations


Brad Keyes discusses limitations on combustible decorations

10/5/2016 10:00:00 AM

Hospital safety program cuts slips, falls


St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, Fla., reduced the number of incidents by 16 percent in 2015 compared to the previous year

10/5/2016 8:00:00 AM

NYC Mayor Orders Gender-Neutral Signage Immediately


10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Rebranded CME Creates Premier, Nationwide Source for Medical Equipment, Turnkey Logistics


10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Future Facilities Launches Assessment Service to Provide Guidance to Data Centers as They Adopt New Performance Indicator


10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

EMCOR/F&G Mechanical/Meadowlands Fire Protection Helps Form New Jersey’s Largest Human Pink Hard Hat Ribbon


10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Hospital sued for videotaping surgeries


Effort to catch alleged drug thief compromised the privacy of hundreds of women

10/4/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

A European perspective on healthcare laundry infection control


Barrier concept is designed to prevent cross-contamination

10/4/2016 2:00:00 PM

Pittsburgh VA hospital moves patients due to ventilation problems


Forty patients were transferred because a ventilation unit failed

10/4/2016 12:00:00 PM

Uber platform has shown promise in creating a cheaper way to transport patients


Uber launches healthcare transportation pilot program

10/4/2016 11:00:00 AM

Minn. hospital to pay $20,000 in fines for safety violations


The fines were for 10 violations of workplace safety rules from 2014 to late 2015

10/4/2016 9:15:00 AM

Hospitals and care homes fail food-safety inspections


More than 500 care providers in the U.K., including 19 hospitals and other NHS facilities, have failed hygiene inspections

10/4/2016 8:00:00 AM

Revenue Masters Providing Revenue Cycle Software


10/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

SP Industries Introduces CP-2102: High Density, Dual Cylinder Stationary Compactor


10/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Rebranded CME Creates Premier, Nationwide Source for Medical Equipment, Turnkey Logistics


10/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

New PYA Infographic Steers Rural Hospitals Toward Long-Term Viability


10/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sharecare Acquires Virtual Reality Company To Transform Patient Engagement and Medical Education


10/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Siemon is One of the First to Achieve ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Recertification


10/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Boston Children's 2014 hacker says he did it to support patient


Anonymous said the hack was in support of a patient whose parents were under investigation for medical child abuse

10/3/2016 3:00:00 PM

Providing subsistence foods for Alaska healthcare facilities


A team effort provides traditional meals to patients

10/3/2016 2:00:00 PM

Louisville Healthcare facility gives McDonalds the boot


The lease for the restaurant on the first floor of Kosair Children's Hospital will not be renewed

10/3/2016 1:00:00 PM

Video / Focus: Infection Control

Storage bags fight inpatient infection


Storing equipment in breathable polypropylene mesh bags cuts infection rate

10/3/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare facility offers luxury suites for family members


Family members who want to stay overnight with Stamford Hospital patients can now do so in a private adjoining room that could cost hundreds of dollars a night

10/3/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Inpatient unit design evolves


When Cooper University Hospital’s Roberts Pavilion in Camden, N.J., built out two shell floors, a combination of centralized and decentralized units was employed, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/3/2016 9:30:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Conn. healthcare facility renovation focuses on patient-centered care


Griffin Hospital followed the Planetree model, emphasizing comfort

10/3/2016 8:00:00 AM

EarlySense Launches New Wireless Monitoring Tool to Help Reduce Hospital Readmissions and Patient Falls


10/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

Alpen High Performance Products Announces Commercial Availability of Full-Frame R10 Window


10/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

David Quirk to Lead Session at 2016 Critical Facilities Summit on the Implications of ASHRAE 90.4


10/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

American College of Healthcare Architects elevates Gary Owens to Council of Fellows


10/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

Legrand to Donate up to $100k in Matched Employee Contributions to Red Cross Natural Disaster Relief Efforts


10/3/2016 12:00:00 AM



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