December 2016 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Infection control aspects of new longterm care facility rules


Care providers are required to develop an infection prevention and control program

12/29/2016 3:00:00 PM

Hospital security officer evacuates patients, staff before gas explosion


Nationwide Children’s Hospital Primary Care Center was across the street from shopping center gas explosion

12/29/2016 2:00:00 PM

Keeping ORs safe for staff


Hazards can be hidden in operating rooms

12/29/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Conn. healthcare facility gets energy-savings makeover


Connecticut Valley Hospital to get a 1.5 megawatt co-generation system

12/29/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

N.C. healthcare facility redesigning patient rooms with community input


Wilson Medical Center launching a $82 million renovation

12/29/2016 9:00:00 AM

UK hospital investigating legionella infection


Gloucestershire Royal Hospital investigating incident in dialysis unit

12/29/2016 8:00:00 AM

Harris Williams & Co. Advises California Cryobank, Inc. on its Acquisition of Donor Egg Bank USA


12/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Shepley Bulfinch Launches Lens


12/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals Take Population Health Approach to Improving Health Facilities Management


12/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

IT Governance: Global IT Consultant’s New Book Showcases ‘Transformation Eco System’ Framework to Data Optimization


12/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center Completes a Critical Phase of the Cooling Tower Replacement and Central Energy Plant Upgrade Project


12/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Doctor's office of the future could shake up healthcare


Dimly lit waiting room is replaced by a futuristic healthcare center

12/28/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

UK nursing home dealing with security concerns


Springhead facility gets 'poor' rating after visitors left the entrance door ajar

12/28/2016 1:30:00 PM

Wyoming hospital addresses safety issues after fire


A ruptured gas line and electrical line sparked fire at Sheridan Memorial Hospital

12/28/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Water-mist fire extinguishers in the ORs


Brad Keyes discusses whether ABHR dispensers are allowed in business occupancy corridors?

12/28/2016 10:00:00 AM

Outsourcing senior transportation at healthcare facilities


Transportation is central to providing quality care and a high quality of life

12/28/2016 9:00:00 AM

After power outage, Ohio surgeon completes surgery aided by cellphones


OR staff used their phone flashlights to illuminate the surgical site

12/28/2016 8:00:00 AM

PYA Releases Part 2 of Q&A on U.S.-China Healthcare Collaboration and Quality Reform


12/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

WilMarc Medical Answers Health Care Industry Call to Abolish Toxic Chemicals in Devices


12/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

OpTerra Energy Services Launches New Finance Offering for Energy Conservation and Sustainability Projects


12/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Partnership Expands Availability of Free Tools and Resources


12/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Heaviland Landscape Management Plays Key Role in Carlsbad Office Renovation


12/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Pomona workers say hospital tried to keep them from speaking about conditions


Heathcare facility staff expressed concerns about possible patient infections and unsafe working conditions

12/27/2016 3:00:00 PM

Big data's role in healthcare design


Understanding the goals a client has for improvement metrics can inform the design process, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/27/2016 1:30:00 PM

Blog

Flu season: Top tips for reducing infection spread


Now is an opportune time for healthcare facilities to strengthen best practices and implement new measures to combat infection and contamination

12/27/2016 12:00:00 PM

Adapting to changes in healthcare design


Strategies can guard hospitals against obsolescence

12/27/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Key aspects of emergency department design


Healthcare providers are focusing on patient experience and improving outcomes

12/27/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Patient warming techniques for surgical facilities


Every surgical facility has rules that determine who, when, where and how it warms

12/27/2016 8:00:00 AM

Legrand North America Joins the Science Based Targets Program; Supports Global Alliance for Energy Productivity


12/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Commercial Laundry Equipment Market Expecting Worldwide Growth by 2024


12/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

McKesson and Infor Announce Go-to-Market Partnership


12/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

WakeMed North Family Health & Women’s Hospital Expansion Project Wins Best in BIM Award


12/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Swisslog Healthcare Partners With Kiang Wu Hospital for Improved Automation


12/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Hospital leader wants to eliminate waiting rooms


Geisinger CEO wants to get rid of everything they represent

12/22/2016 3:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Energy Efficiency

Has “Green” delivered on its promise?


As we approach the end of the second decade of LEED, the financial costs and benefits of going green are well documented

12/22/2016 2:00:00 PM

Continued healthcare construction growth projected through 2017


While recovery among the market sub-categories has been uneven and will continue to be, the economists forecast growth across the sectors through 2017

12/22/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Handling the holidays at a behavioral care treatment center


Treatment center operators must manage staffing levels, meals, visitation schedules and policies, according to an article on the Behavioral Healthcare Executive website

12/22/2016 11:00:00 AM

Design strategies for the ICU


The ICU patient room has become the Swiss watch of patient rooms — where performance is in the sum of the parts, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/22/2016 9:00:00 AM

Environmental services suppliers can help combat HAIs


Every department in every healthcare facility can play a role in preventing hospital-acquired infections

12/22/2016 8:00:00 AM

Highland Commercial Roofing Reroofs 210,000 Square Foot Commercial Cosmetics Manufacturing Facility Roof


12/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

IDEC PLC Recognized with Design Award


12/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

E-book: What FMs Should Be Doing Now


12/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

ASSA ABLOY Announces Integration of Aperio Wireless Technology with BadgePass Access Manager


12/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

CBRE Group, Inc. Acquires Skye Group


12/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

California healthcare facility staff concerned about C. diff. risk


Workers at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center say their concerns are being ignored

12/21/2016 3:00:00 PM

Improving hand-hygiene compliance in healthcare facilities


Strategic placement of soap and sanitizer dispensers can increase compliance

12/21/2016 12:00:00 PM

Montana healthcare facilities want to ditch fax machines


Healthcare leaders want to build 'information utility'

12/21/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: ABHR dispensers in business occupancy corridors?


Brad Keyes discusses whether ABHR dispensers are allowed in business occupancy corridors?

12/21/2016 10:00:00 AM

Louisville children's hospital replacing McDonald's with Au Bon Pain


Norton Children's Hospital makes change to promote patient health

12/21/2016 9:00:00 AM

Infection control in waiting rooms


Simple tactics can make the space safer

12/21/2016 8:00:00 AM

Meridian Expands Construction Division with Addition of Christine Velasquez as Project Manager


12/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Advanced Plan for Health Upgrades Next-Generation Predictive Analytics On Poindexter Population Health Management Platform


12/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Report on Rationale for New and Revised National Patient Safety Goals NPSGs Address Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections


12/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Piedmont Receives Certificate of Need for Patient Tower


12/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Women’s College Hospital in Toronto Wins Generative Space Award


12/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

TRSA says C. diff. study of hospital laundry exaggerates contamination risk


The study suggested that soiled clinical linens may be a source of c. difficile surface contamination at a laundry

12/20/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Cape Town hospital designed for sustainable operations management


Green technologies make Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital a model for sustainable hospital operations management

12/20/2016 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Zoning for ambulatory care center optimization


New York has zoning resolutions which often differ from one neighborhood to the next

12/20/2016 12:00:00 PM

Automation trends for a more efficient pharmacy


New design, technologies can improve operations

12/20/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Food service changes coming to new Canadian hospital


Patients will now be brought a menu and have their order taken verbally, much like they would if they were at a restaurant

12/20/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Life Safety Codes and Regulations

CMS changes to affect medical gas system regulations


The final version of NFPA 99, 2012 was upgraded from a standard to a code, while moving from occupancy-based to a risk-based approach of applying the requirements

12/20/2016 8:00:00 AM

Hand Protection that also Protects Products: Brass Knuckle BKCR404


12/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

DivvyDOSE Provides Pharmaceutical Revolution


12/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

ASCO Load Banks with Sigma LT Controls


12/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Children's Hospital & Medical Center Breaks Ground on New 10-Floor Pediatric Facility


12/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care’s IntelliTrail Module-Crash Alert Provides Instant Collision Notifications


12/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sofidel Rolls Out Papernet Double Layer Tech Tissue and Towels


12/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Report says ACA repeal would trigger $166 billion loss for hospitals by 2026


The report uses the reconciliation bill vetoed by President Obama as its model of what an ACA repeal would look like

12/19/2016 3:00:00 PM

Adiabatic humidification systems OK'd in healthcare facilities


Systems were approved in a recent update to ASHRAE Standard 170

12/19/2016 2:00:00 PM

Dirty laundry link to C. diff. points to laundry facility's role


The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council is calling for a heightened awareness of the role of the healthcare laundry facility in infection prevention

12/19/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

$257 million energy project planned for Jamaican hospitals


The effort will involve energy audits and the installation of energy-efficient lighting, solar photovoltaic technology and solar water-heating systems

12/19/2016 11:00:00 AM

Jordan Valley Cancer Center design allows for expansion


Facility was designed with future operational demands in mind, according to a photo tour on the Healthcare Design website

12/19/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

California healthcare facility designed for comfort


Jacobs Medical Center offers advanced imaging and surgical technologies in a calming setting

12/19/2016 8:00:00 AM

HOSPECO’s New AirWorks Splash Free Urinal Screen Eliminates Splash, Lasts Longer


12/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products’ Irene Lam to Speak at 2016 Massachusetts Conference for Women


12/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Vision Support Services Offer Specialist Healthcare Textiles In Brand New Online Shop


12/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center’s Video Education Increases Staff Efficiency and Improves Patient Satisfaction


12/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Danfoss inaugurates first test chamber of its new customer Application Development Center


12/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Blog

What to expect with the new administration and the post-ACA economy


Many sectors of the healthcare industry are about to undergo a seismic shift due to the incoming administration’s plans to alter the Affordable Care Act

12/16/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Design thinking turns healthcare facility into welcoming space


Rotterdam Eye Hospital officials incorporated design thinking and design principles into their planning process

12/16/2016 2:00:00 PM

'Clean In, Clean Out' hand-hygiene cuts infection rates


The focus was on cleaning hands upon entering and leaving patient rooms

12/16/2016 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility professionals key to ensuring access to care


Report includes strategies for struggling rural and urban communities

12/16/2016 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility evacuated after chemical spill


Chemical leak found near operating rooms at St Helens Hospital in U.K.

12/16/2016 9:00:00 AM

Hospital infrastructure can affect HAI rates


Report looks at link between healthcare design and infection control

12/16/2016 8:00:00 AM

Physicians Bridge Pacific–SCAPE Aims to Effect Quality Healthcare Reform in China


12/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

RedDot Brands Enhances Distributor Network with Strategic Partnership with Independent Medical Co-Op, Inc. (IMCO)


12/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Total Acoustics Performance Now Available in Armstrong Metal and Wood Ceiling Panels


12/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Interactive Meetings Foster Communication Between Construction Contractors and Senior Residents During Expansion Project


12/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

OpTerra Energy Services Launches New Finance Offering for Energy Conservation and Sustainability Projects


12/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Disputed demolition of Boston hospital garden begins


Boston Children’s Hospital removing trees and plants from memorial Prouty Garden

12/15/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Man with gun triggers lockdown at Illinois hospital


Staff and patients at Pekin Hospital were placed on a Code Black Operational Lockdown and patients sheltered in place

12/15/2016 2:00:00 PM

Upgrading a facility without interrupting workflow


Functional changes can be made while processing pharmaceuticals

12/15/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Hospital redesigned to ease patient fear


Netherlands healthcare facility has transformed into a warm and welcoming place

12/15/2016 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility construction marks shift to outpatient services


Hospitals are expanding primary care and outpatient facilities as they look to cut down on overnight stays

12/15/2016 9:00:00 AM

Nursing home infection measurement to be examined


The challenges nursing homes face with measurement programs that track infections will be examined

12/15/2016 8:00:00 AM

Nlyte enhances award-winning data center management software


12/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Ecore Announces Participation in Patient Safety Collaborative Research Project


12/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Landlord Leasing Specialist Michelle Lagos Joins Meridian as Senior Asset Manager


12/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products Launches Shooter Detection System Integration


12/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Nightingale Gold Winner-Caterina Lounge Collection-Redefining Clean Design


12/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Video / Focus: Security

Virginia healthcare facility increasing security after fatal stabbing


Police will patrol the hospital's parking lot

12/14/2016 3:00:00 PM

Video / Focus: Security

Finding solutions for growing healthcare cyber security issues


As technology gets better, online threats get stronger

12/14/2016 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Arkansas clinic designed with staff, patient input


Project team held workshops with patients, staff members

12/14/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Overhead rolling fire door


Brad Keyes discusses whether overhead rolling fire door is needed

12/14/2016 10:00:00 AM

Link between healthcare design and HAIs examined


Study examines whether design is a contributing factor to infection control

12/14/2016 9:00:00 AM

N.Y.C. healthcare facilities spend billions on updates


Hospitals spent more than $6 billion on construction from 2013 through 2015

12/14/2016 8:00:00 AM

Nlyte Hosts Leadership Technology Panel at Gartner Data Center Conference


12/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

AAMA Releases Updated Document for Impact-Resistant Windows, Doors and Skylights


12/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Skanska USA Scores $142M University of Virginia Hospital Contract


12/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Global Medical Tourism Market to Reach $72B; Boyd Industries Reviews Implications for Practitioners


12/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Knowledge Connects the Industry to the Future at LIGHTFAIR International 2017 Conference


12/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Hospital smoking bans results in fewer fires


Number of fires from cigarettes and lighters drops in hospitals

12/13/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Healthcare facility using indoor GPS system


Overlook Medical Center offering a mobile app to help with wayfinding

12/13/2016 2:00:00 PM

Houston Methodist Hospital automates control of emergency power supply system


Hospital installs remote monitoring, testing and control of emergency power supply system to meet compliance requirements

12/13/2016 12:00:00 PM

Hospital fined after patient falls to his death through faulty window


Royal United Hospital in Bath, U.K., is fined £200,000

12/13/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Webcast — New Requirements, New Challenges: The 2012 Life Safety Code


On November 1 of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began surveying to the new 2012 Life Safety Code

12/13/2016 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Waiting rooms front and center in design considerations


Waiting rooms have risen to a prominent position in the hierarchy of healthcare facility concerns, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/13/2016 9:00:00 AM

N.Y.'s largest healthcare provider enters big-data alliance


Northwell Health and Siemens Healthineers announce collaboration to use big data to achieve better healthcare outcomes

12/13/2016 8:00:00 AM

GOJO Introduces First Touch-Free Dispenser for Behavioral Health Market


12/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

McCarthy Building Companies Completes Surgical Center Expansion and New Patient Tower at Erlanger East Hospital in Chattanooga


12/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tubelite achieves NFRC 'ACE'


12/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Saunders Construction Receives the Prestigious 'BEST Award' from Association for Talent Development


12/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Medicare Home Health Flexibility Act Introduced in House


12/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Codes and standards guide building of safe, effective healthcare facilities


In a healthcare facility, successfully designed and installed systems can be a matter of life and death

12/12/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

New Betty Ford Center focuses on privacy, convenience


The facility in West Los Angeles is the first satellite location built under the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation name, according to an article on the Behavioral Health Executive website

12/12/2016 2:00:00 PM

Philippines hospital designed serve as model for rural healthcare


The building will be constructed using prefabricated components

12/12/2016 12:00:00 PM

Joint Commission and CDC Study to Identify Strategies for Improving Nursing Home Infection Measurement


Little is known about the challenges nursing homes face in implementing a standardized measurement program to track infections.

12/12/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Webcast — New Requirements, New Challenges: The 2012 Life Safety Code


On November 1 of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began surveying to the new 2012 Life Safety Code

12/12/2016 10:00:00 AM

Whole-room disinfection can help eliminate human error


UV robots and vapor fogging with hydrogen peroxide are two whole-room disinfection options

12/12/2016 9:00:00 AM

Leaving a legacy with healthcare design


Designers can effect change by thoughtfully designing the spaces outside healthcare facilities to create vibrant and engaging communities, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/12/2016 8:00:00 AM

WEDI Announces New 2017 Board of Directors


12/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

WAXIE Sanitary Supply Receives Special Award at ISSA Hygieia Network’s 2016 Award Ceremony


12/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Eaton’s Visual Power Manager Software Simplifies Rack PDU Monitoring


12/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

JCHC Employees Attend Homeland Security Training


12/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

R.J. Sommerdyke Joins Meridian Healthcare Acquisition Team


12/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Designing for an intergenerational healthcare workforce


AHA reports that more than 60 percent of employers are experiencing tension between employees from different generations

12/9/2016 3:00:00 PM

28 Indian facilities chosen for medical waste disposal


Funded by the Global Environment Facility, the project aims at better implementation of the new 2016 biomedical waste management rules

12/9/2016 1:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Energy Efficiency

Leveraging microgrids for energy reliability and optimization in healthcare facilities


The evolution in microgrid technologies is making it possible to produce reliable critical power locally, more efficiently, more sustainably and for less money

12/9/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Canadian healthcare facility to install $600K in security, safety improvements


Hillsborough Hospital on Prince Edward Island to get a closed-circuit television system and security monitoring station

12/9/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Webcast — New Requirements, New Challenges: The 2012 Life Safety Code


On November 1 of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began surveying to the new 2012 Life Safety Code

12/9/2016 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

U.K. hospital launches major pipeline project


A new energy link will connect the John Radcliffe and Churchill hospitals in Oxfordshire

12/9/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Modular wall systems offer flexible options in healthcare facilities


Prefab walls can also benefit infection control and privacy

12/9/2016 8:00:00 AM

Diversey Care President Wins Four Awards in 2016 Stevie Awards for Women in Business


12/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

EarlySense Named Among Israel’s Fastest-Growing Companies on 2016 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 List


12/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

New York Hospitals Tackle Zero-waste Goal with Help from EnviroPure Systems


12/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Four Hospitals Receive Patient Education and Engagement Innovation Awards at TigrCon 2016


12/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

UK HealthCare, Interiors Get to the Heart of Design


12/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Ransomware challenges expected to continue in healthcare


Predictions for healthcare IT listed on Health Data Management website

12/8/2016 3:00:00 PM

Expansion-renovation healthcare projects come with challenges


Mechanical-electrical-plumbing (MEP) system must integrate existing, renovated and new building components

12/8/2016 2:00:00 PM

Hospital expansion recognized for BIM use


N.C. facility changed from a 109,000-square-foot healthplex into a 325,000-square-foot licensed acute care hospital

12/8/2016 12:00:00 PM

UMass Amherst to pay $650,000 HIPAA fine


A workstation was infected with a malware program, which resulted in the disclosure of electronic protected health information

12/8/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Webcast — New Requirements, New Challenges: The 2012 Life Safety Code


On November 1 of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began surveying to the new 2012 Life Safety Code

12/8/2016 10:00:00 AM

Designing for infection control


Designers can support infection control in healthcare facility spaces that can harbor and spread hospital-acquired infections, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/8/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Man sues after images of hospital stay aired on TV


Man seeking damages after images were shown in a CNN documentary

12/8/2016 8:00:00 AM

ICBS TEXAS Partners with Harken Industrial as Exclusive Authorized Installer Dealer for Fall Protection Systems


12/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Danfoss Launches Mobile Training Unit for CO₂ Applications


12/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

IDEXX Releases Revolutionary Water Test to Aid in the Fight Against Legionnaires’ Disease


12/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Axis Introduces Fixed Dome Cameras with Exceptional Light Sensitivity and Wide Dynamic Range


12/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

NuView Life Sciences Liquid Biopsy Tech Changing the Cancer Diagnosis Industry


12/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Hurricane Matthew put N.C. hospital to the test


As part of their emergency response plan, they keep 72 hours of food and equipment on hand as well as 48 to 96 hours of generator fuel

12/7/2016 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Utilizing real estate to build physician networks


How hospitals can partner with their doctors to build an ambulatory network

12/7/2016 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Webcast — New Requirements, New Challenges: The 2012 Life Safety Code


On November 1 of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began surveying to the new 2012 Life Safety Code

12/7/2016 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Ohio healthcare facility designed with help from patients and school children


Mercy Health-Anderson Hospital's patient rooms have sliding glass doors that go from opaque to transparent

12/7/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Aesthetic appeal can increase bed occupancy in senior facilities


Senior living facility teams need new ways to address bed occupancy

12/7/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Firefighter emergency phones


Brad Keyes discusses firefighter emergency phones

12/7/2016 10:00:00 AM

Safeguarding imaging facilities


The most important thing when dealing with a natural disaster is having a plan

12/7/2016 8:00:00 AM

PYA Q&A Explores U.S.-China Healthcare Collaboration and Quality Reform


12/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

A New Category of Patient Room Furniture Improves the Patient Experience


12/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls and Hall of Fame Village to Create First-Ever Sports and Entertainment 'Smart City'


12/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Wattstopper Software Updates Feature Expanded Commissioning, Product Support and UI Capabilities


12/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Crothall Healthcare’s Infection Prevention Powerhouse Summit Seeks New Solutions to Prevent HAIs


12/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Mobile phones linked to HAIs


Bacteria can prove dangerous if it accumulates on devices

12/6/2016 3:00:00 PM

New ASHE director stresses supporting the healthcare facility management community


ASHE members' mission is provide safe, cost-effective patient care environments

12/6/2016 2:00:00 PM

Video / Focus: Patient Experience

Canadian health minister offers taste test of long-term care facility menu


Official invites members of the National Assembly and journalists to join him for lunch

12/6/2016 12:00:00 PM

New Orleans VA hospital designed to be disaster resistant


Healthcare facility design is evolving to withstand disasters

12/6/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Webcast — New Requirements, New Challenges: The 2012 Life Safety Code


On November 1 of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began surveying to the new 2012 Life Safety Code

12/6/2016 10:00:00 AM

Blog

The art of dust containment in healthcare facilities


Many microscopic dangers reside in dust and, when disturbed, they can travel throughout a healthcare facility undetected

12/6/2016 9:00:00 AM

Polluted air contains antibiotic-resistant bacteria


Smog may be contributing to the rise of drug-resistant infections

12/6/2016 8:00:00 AM

Special Health Care District Board Takes First Step Toward New Health System for Maricopa County


12/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

LSI Graphic Solutions Appoints David Watford to National Sales Manager Position


12/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

A New Category of Patient Room Furniture Improves the Patient Experience


12/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Generac Helps Keep Green Bay Red Cross Operations Running Smoothly with New 50 kW Generator


12/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Honors Health IT Industry Leaders Through Annual Awards


12/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Hospital bed hinges may be infection risk


Design of hinges on commonly used hospital beds called flawed because it allows the accumulation of debris

12/5/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Retail industry has lessons for healthcare designers


Consumer-focused design may help healthcare facilities engage their patients

12/5/2016 2:00:00 PM

Prison medical facility knew about Legionella contaminated water months before employee's death


Bacteria was detected in one of the prison's cooling towers

12/5/2016 12:00:00 PM

Open team model clinic design studied


A healthcare design firm performed post-occupancy evaluations of four clinics designed using the open team center model, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/5/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Webcast — New Requirements, New Challenges: The 2012 Life Safety Code


On November 1 of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began surveying to the new 2012 Life Safety Code

12/5/2016 10:00:00 AM

Training can help maintain an engaged workforce


Programs, projects, and campaigns should be developed to engage staff

12/5/2016 9:00:00 AM

Consumer Reports calls out 31 healthcare facilities for poor infection control


Group found many hospitals still aren’t following basic infection prevention and control procedures

12/5/2016 8:00:00 AM

PROSOCO Unveils Lineup of Special Sessions at WOC


12/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cree Extends Groundbreaking IG Parking Luminaire Series


12/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Clinical Services Specification Published


12/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

RLE Technologies Appoints Jeremy Swanner President


12/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Stroudwater Associates Announces Addition of Healthcare Consultants, Firm Leadership Roles


12/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Engineers operating in healthcare facilities tackle unique challenges


Evolving technology, increased specialization and maintaining operations while under construction are some healthcare-specific issues

12/2/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Dealing with a healthcare facility cyber crisis


A situation becomes a crisis when computers, accounts and networks needed for the hospital are affected

12/2/2016 2:00:00 PM

Blog/Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

The impact of flooring on nurse wellness


Most traditional flooring products provide little, if any, ergonomic relief and can consequently contribute to pain, discomfort and fatigue in healthcare staff

12/2/2016 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Hospital security differs from school security in a number of ways


There are parts of hospital security officers' jobs that don't transfer to traditional or school police

12/2/2016 12:00:00 PM

New administration brings questions to healthcare


A Trump presidency brings with it questions regarding the president-elect’s voiced support of repealing and replacing the ACA, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/2/2016 11:00:00 AM

Florida hospital copes with boil order after water main break


Baptist Health distributing bottled water to patients, staff until advisory lifted

12/2/2016 9:00:00 AM

Hospitals in Tennessee dealing with wildfire


Area healthcare organizations are helping people injured or affected by the fire

12/2/2016 9:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Brings Innovative New Technologies to 2017 AHR Expo


12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

University of Iowa Voxman Music Building Designed for Resiliency, Acoustic Performance, LEED Gold Using Wausau’s Curtainwall and Window Systems


12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Construction Dominates The Conversation At Healthcare Industry Panel Led By Michael Zetlin, Zetlin & De Chiara LLP


12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products Introduces New exacqVision M-Series All-in-One Video Recorder


12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

CharterCARE and UnitedHealthcare to Improve Medicaid Patients' Health and Health Care in Rhode Island


12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Staying prepared for an active shooter threat


There are steps healthcare facilities can take to prepare for and stop incidents

12/1/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Building automation evolving


BAS may eventually mean automated actions, as well as data

12/1/2016 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

New design approaches for emergency departments


Well-planned EDs promote efficient flow between first-responders, caregivers, patients, and family, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/1/2016 1:00:00 PM

Blog

Three new ways to reduce medical device power usage


Ultra-low-power microchips, energy harvesting and low-power radios for communication show some significant potential

12/1/2016 12:00:00 PM

Tallahassee healthcare facility designed to meet growing demand


M.T. Mustian Center designed to serve community for decades

12/1/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Facilities managers can help revolutionize healthcare


With the push to reduce costs, facilities managers play a major role in identifying inefficiencies delivering improvements

12/1/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

ASHRAE LowDown Showdown Modeling Challenge aims at net zero


Through designing and modeling, eight teams worked to get a healthcare facility to net zero or below

12/1/2016 8:00:00 AM

Alpen High Performance Products Launches Window with 0.10 U-Factor/R-10 Thermal Resistance


12/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sierra Monitor Corporation Bridges BACnet to the Cloud


12/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Two Healthcare Organizations Win 2016 Baldrige National Quality Award


12/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Irvine, Calif-Based Health Tech Firm Acquires Growth Strategy Funding for NICU Mobile App


12/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Fujitsu’s General Solution Center Opens on Broadway


12/1/2016 12:00:00 AM



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