July 2016 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Facility staffs express concern over security following Kanagawa stabbing


Lone intruder at a care facility for disabled people kills 19,

7/29/2016 3:00:00 PM

India hospital deaths blamed on power cut


21 patients at Gandhi Hospital died after power outages

7/29/2016 2:00:00 PM

Delivering internal customer service in healthcare facility security


There is a host of stakeholders inside a facility who public safety and security departments must serve

7/29/2016 1:00:00 PM

Focusing on interiors and exteriors in healthcare environments


Designers talk about the mutually supportive role interior and exterior spaces play

7/29/2016 12:00:00 PM

Legionella risks in building water systems


There are potentially significant liability risks related to water quality in the healthcare sector.

7/29/2016 11:00:00 AM

Decision to leave suspect at hospital broke with state guidelines


Police decision to leave suspect before teen's killing under scrutiny

7/29/2016 9:00:00 AM

Research focuses on impact of reorienting patient beds


When bed headwalls were not visible from the hallway, patients reporting less noise and increased privacy

7/29/2016 8:00:00 AM

Tru-D SmartUVC validated by new paper on UV disinfection


7/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Eaton’s Intelligent power manager software delivers enhanced protection for Data center IT equipment through Integration with HPE OneView


7/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Carrier University launches new website


7/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

RCMA hosts third International Roof Coatings Conference


7/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Dude Solutions introduces mobile device management, part of technology management suite


7/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Art initiative makes children's healthcare facilities less scary


RxArt commissions artists to create artworks on walls, ceilings, floors - even medical equipment

7/28/2016 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Why patient engagement is key to success in today’s value-based market


Many health systems make large investments to improve the patient experience but fail to achieve their desired objectives because they did not understand what really matters most to their patients

7/28/2016 2:00:00 PM

Designing a facility for virtual healthcare


Despite developments in telemedicine, few facilities have adapted or been developed to incorporate it

7/28/2016 1:00:00 PM

Outdated security devices can get left behind


Security personnel unknowingly disconnect them during security upgrades

7/28/2016 12:00:00 PM

Blog

What you need to know about the new HIPAA guidance on ransomware


There has been a 300% increase in ransomware attacks in 2016

7/28/2016 10:00:00 AM

N.J. hospital earns top honors at culinary competition


Valley Hospital won the national 2016 Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF) Culinary Competition

7/28/2016 9:00:00 AM

New E. coli strain reinforces need for effective ES


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

7/28/2016 8:00:00 AM

IDEXX releases revolutionary water test to aid in the fight against Legionnaires’ Disease


7/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

The Sanders Trust acquires three Texas-based inpatient rehabilitation hospitals valued at $111.5 million


7/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Schneck Medical Center implements the power of ultraviolet technology against hospital infections


7/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

South Carolina Medical Association to partner with KaMMCO Health Solutions for statewide interoperability and analytics tools


7/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Siemens recognizes Arkansas engineering firm for innovative approach to fire/life safety design


7/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

At least one hospital embracing Pokémon Go (with limits)


Children's Hospital of Wisconsin says it's the distraction that makes the app worth playing

7/27/2016 3:00:00 PM

NHS could save £26.4 million annually with CHP


A report says that combined heat and power (CHP) provides the biggest energy saving opportunity

7/27/2016 2:00:00 PM

Cleveland Clinic's green revolving fund paying off


Green fund helps pay for lighting retrofit, building automation upgrade

7/27/2016 12:00:00 PM

Philly hospitals ready for potential convention issues


Mass casualty drills, last September's papal visit and the fatal crash of Amtrak 188 have already tested the city's health systems

7/27/2016 11:00:00 AM

July 28 webinar: The New 2012 Life Safety Code: What to Expect – and When


Brad Keyes' webinar will address the impact of the revised survey dates, changes to the code itself

7/27/2016 10:00:00 AM

Column

Q&A: Fire door maintenance


Brad Keyes advises to start planning on testing all of the fire doors

7/27/2016 9:00:00 AM

Architectural art and science behind healthcare facilities explained


Architect discusses how architecture has contributed to improved health outcomes by creating better environments for patients

7/27/2016 8:00:00 AM

Amy Mechley, MD, joins PYA as new healthcare consulting principal


7/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Bio-Medical waste disposal company stresses on compliant waste removal plans


7/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Thermal Energy receives $840,000 order from a multi-site hospital group for a heat recovery extension project


7/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Howden American Fan Company announces BCS backwardly inclined fan for air purification applications


7/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Green Seal helps purchasers identify green insulation materials with launch of new architectural insulation standard


7/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Mass General, others ban staff from playing Pokemon Go


Providers concerned about safety are asking people not to wander around campuses using mobile app

7/26/2016 3:00:00 PM

Data overload could swamp healthcare Internet of Things


Many are unsure how to take advantage of IoT big data analytics

7/26/2016 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals taking cues from hospitality industry to improve patient experience


Customer service is now a big part of hospitals’ strategic planning

7/26/2016 1:00:00 PM

Minimizing traffic during surgery lowers infection rate


New study finds a connection between surgical site infections and how often the OR door is opened during a procedure

7/26/2016 12:00:00 PM

Patient food blamed for cases of lethal listeria infection in UK


Report says pre-packed sandwiches could be contaminated with a lethal bug

7/26/2016 11:00:00 AM

July 28 webinar: The New 2012 Life Safety Code: What to Expect – and When


Brad Keyes' webinar will address the impact of the revised survey dates, changes to the code itself

7/26/2016 10:00:00 AM

Technology can streamline visitor management at healthcare facilities


Lack of visitor control can impact security

7/26/2016 9:00:00 AM

N.C. healthcare facility fined for wastewater violations


Company is facing the possible loss of its state license to provide non-skilled assisted living care at a residential facility

7/26/2016 8:00:00 AM

New book provides a comprehensive guide to delivering energy savings and carbon emission reductions


7/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting 6” LED cylinder featured in three models, four mounting options


7/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Office Buildings in 2016: Flexibility is top of mind


7/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Exitronix Innovates emergency lighting with revolutionary maintenance features


7/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Legrand launches all-new website for enhanced usability, personalized experience for professional customers


7/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

More hospitals ask Pokemon Go players to stay off their grounds


Players no longer will be able to 'catch em' all' at some healthcare facilities in the Quad Cities

7/25/2016 3:00:00 PM

White paper offered on emergency power system basics


Paper discusses maintaining consistent power for reliable healthcare

7/25/2016 2:00:00 PM

Designing a better waiting room experience


New waiting area for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital's pediatric department will include features to provide a relaxing space for patients and families, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

7/25/2016 12:00:00 PM

Strategies to increase hand-hygiene compliance


A recent study found compliance rate higher with monitoring by infection prevention nurses

7/25/2016 11:00:00 AM

July 28 webinar: The New 2012 Life Safety Code: What to Expect – and When


Brad Keyes' webinar will address the impact of the revised survey dates, changes to the code itself

7/25/2016 10:00:00 AM

Video

Topeka healthcare facility plans resort-like amenities


Healthcare Resort of Topeka wil have a pub, putting green and bistro

7/25/2016 9:00:00 AM

Bug zapper plays role in Augusta Health infection control


Robotic disinfection system significantly controls bacteria, spores and viruses

7/25/2016 8:00:00 AM

Sentara Healthcare granted first-in-the-nation multi-site certification in ISO 9001 quality management system by accrediting agency DNV-GL


7/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

SKYSITE releases InfoLink App for facilities management professionals


7/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sunburst Chemicals introduces Conserv SG55 color safe bleach : Safe for colored fabrics and the environment


7/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

BOMA International honors three regional members at annual conference


7/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Heaviland Landscape Management announces charity: water partnership


7/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

CDC investigates Zika case not transmitted by mosquito, sexual contact


A family member of the first Zika-related death in the U.S. has contracted the virus

7/22/2016 3:00:00 PM

Missouri healthcare facilities ban Pokemon Go on campuses


One hospital specifically requested employees cease trying to 'catch 'em all' while at work

7/22/2016 2:00:00 PM

Two dead after shooting in Florida healthcare facility patient room


The gunman was restrained by two unarmed security officers at Parrish Medical Center

7/22/2016 1:00:00 PM

Tucson hospital diverts trauma patients after electrical problem


Banner-University Medical Center Tucson was not accepting Level 1 trauma patients after a malfunction involving a hospital transformer/panel

7/22/2016 12:00:00 PM

Brisbane hospital set for major upgrades


Australian private teaching hospital plans upgrades to serve southeast Brisbane’s growing population

7/22/2016 11:00:00 AM

July 28 webinar: The New 2012 Life Safety Code: What to Expect – and When


Brad Keyes' webinar will address the impact of the revised survey dates, changes to the code itself

7/22/2016 10:00:00 AM

Taser use in mental healthcare criticized


For more than 10 years, Tasers have been used against patients in locked psychiatric settings

7/22/2016 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Healthcare administrators can do more good with a public health background


Earning a public health background opens even more doors to interesting and constructive careers within the administration field

7/22/2016 8:00:00 AM

Advanced layout simplified - Hilti layout system PLT 300


7/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

MovinCool offers new guide to buying portable air conditioners and spot cooling units


7/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Aquatic Center relies on ROCKFON ceiling systems to create attractive,functional, sustainable facility


7/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

RCMA and ECA partner to cool down North Philadelphia


7/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

RAE coils announces production of highly efficient evaporative condensing tube bundles


7/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Video

Rolling Stone includes delivery rooms in list of strangest Pokestop locations


Other locations include graveyards and Holocaust memorials

7/21/2016 3:00:00 PM

Operating room 'a sauna' after air conditioning malfunction at Pennsylvania healthcare facility


Lancaster General Hospital assessing losses after incident

7/21/2016 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals prepped for convention protesters, delegates


In Cleveland, the three major health systems worked out a coordination plan to ensure they can handle a mass-casualty event

7/21/2016 1:00:00 PM

Texas hospitals work to reduce security code confusion


Some feel there might be too many color options

7/21/2016 12:00:00 PM

Conditions of satisfaction key to project


At the outset of the UHS Henderson Hospital project, the signing partners determined what criteria would determine success, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

7/21/2016 11:00:00 AM

July 28 webinar: The New 2012 Life Safety Code: What to Expect – and When


Brad Keyes' webinar will address the impact of the revised survey dates, changes to the code itself

7/21/2016 10:00:00 AM

Joint Commission makes changes to Plans for Improvement


The Joint Commission will no longer consider hospital Plans for Improvement (PFIs) for its Life Safety chapter requirements starting August 1

7/21/2016 9:00:00 AM

Asbestos cleanup at Perth hospital sparking concerns


Western Australia healthcare facility concerned with ongoing safety of workers after asbestos was found in new facility

7/21/2016 8:00:00 AM

Vital from Sunburst Chemicals cleans and deodorizes hard surfaces and keeps drains flowing in restrooms


7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Whitman Construction expands solar offering with SunTegra shingles


7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Proper placement of mats to prevent slip and fall accidents


7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

CoreNet Global explores the future of the profession


7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

ISSA/INTERCLEAN adds sessions to promote greener educational facilities


7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tips for healthcare facilities dealing with Pokemon Go


Gamers showing up on healthcare campuses to play are causing potential safety issues

7/20/2016 3:00:00 PM

A healthcare facility for young adults


Pediatric and adult facilities are partnering to decide who should be treated where

7/20/2016 2:00:00 PM

Column

Q&A: Two releasing devices for doors


Brad Keyes says two releasing devices on doors is permitted in very limited situations

7/20/2016 1:00:00 PM

White paper

Advanced condensing boilers remedy aging heating system at Chicago healthcare facility


Presence Health had an old 1 million BTU atmospheric steel tube boiler that was only functioning at maybe 700,000 BTUs

7/20/2016 12:00:00 PM

The right surface materials can help to prevent infections


Environmental services professionals are playing a greater role in selecting the surfaces for healthcare interiors

7/20/2016 11:00:00 AM

Free webinar: Preparing your facility for analytics


July 21 webinar will explore the potential for "big data" and "analytics" in a healthcare setting, and cover some of the common challenges and how to prepare for them

7/20/2016 10:00:00 AM

Patient visibility study focuses on bed placement


Giving patients greater privacy results in fewer patient complaints

7/20/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focusing on keystone healthcare facility experiences with holistic design


Patients’ emotions rarely have a place in healthcare facility planning

7/20/2016 8:00:00 AM

Demand Increasing for ConX modular steel building system for hospitality structures


7/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

JLG doubles length of service intervals for JLG and Skytrak telehandlers


7/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Introduces New SloanTec Glaze


7/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

BOMA International announces support of CO2toEE


7/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Milwaukee locking tools feature user-inspired Torque Lock design


7/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals prepare for political conventions


Cleveland and Philadelphia are preparing for an increase in minor problems and the possibility of major incidents

7/19/2016 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare security systems more than five years old may be vulnerable


Conducting an independent assessment can help ensure the most cost-effective equipment combined under a single platform

7/19/2016 2:00:00 PM

Another UPMC patient with mold infection dies


UPMC says that pneumonia was the cause, while confirming the patient had a fungal infection

7/19/2016 1:00:00 PM

White paper

Commissioning an emergency power supply system


The challenge is to leverage the power of technology while mastering best practices to protect, preserve and control these vital records

7/19/2016 12:00:00 PM

Video

VA hospital saves energy with solar panels


Amarillo VA hospital installs solar panels covering 720 parking spots

7/19/2016 11:00:00 AM

Free webinar: Preparing your facility for analytics


July 21 webinar will explore the potential for "big data" and "analytics" in a healthcare setting, and cover some of the common challenges and how to prepare for them

7/19/2016 10:00:00 AM

A healthcare facilities manager's role in infection control


There are key areas that should be monitored

7/19/2016 9:00:00 AM

RCMA and ECA partner to apply roof coatings in North Philadelphia


7/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Middle Atlantic now offers C5 Series Credenza design and order options in the configurator


7/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

CBC Real Estate Group to develop $40 Million Rock Regional Hospital in Derby, Kan.


7/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Invicara Launches BIM Assure to unlock valuable building information


7/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

ECG Management Consultants and Kurt Salmon's Healthcare Division join forces


7/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Video

Pokémon Go players cause problems at Provo hospital


Four Pokéstops — real world locations where players can get virtual items to aid in their Poké-catching quest — are on the campus.

7/18/2016 3:00:00 PM

Hospital uses video surveillance to help staff


Footage is evaluated to improve staff performance

7/18/2016 2:00:00 PM

Florida health system continues expansion spree


Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, Florida set to open first phase of a reconstructed emergency department

7/18/2016 12:00:00 PM

Water conservation efforts spreading


Hospital water use is gradually declining, averaging 49 gallons per square foot per year compared with nearly 70 gallons a decade ago, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

7/18/2016 11:00:00 AM

Free webinar: Preparing your facility for analytics


July 21 webinar will explore the potential for "big data" and "analytics" in a healthcare setting, and cover some of the common challenges and how to prepare for them

7/18/2016 10:00:00 AM

Cleaning healthcare facilities' 'grey zone' cuts infection risk


'Grey zones' are areas commonly glossed over in the cleaning process

7/18/2016 9:00:00 AM

Tunable white light for healthcare facilities


New technologies may improve patient satisfaction

7/18/2016 8:00:00 AM

Award-winning author and patient education evangelist Fran London featured at TigrCon 2016


7/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Putting Power for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on the Fast Track


7/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

On World FM Day, RICS highlights collaboration with IFMA, work on public sector asset management and International Property Measurement Standards


7/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products delivers wireless lock integration and connected partner program with Kantech EntraPass 7


7/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

EQ2 LLC moves headquarters from Vermont to North Carolina


7/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Trends shaping cybersecurity


The news around security attacks and prevention is currently overwhelming

7/15/2016 3:00:00 PM

Strengthening an infection control protocol


Many factors are involved in effectively combating hospital-acquired infections

7/15/2016 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals adjust schedules to give patients more rest


Hospitals reschedule floor-washing or designate tasks to be finished by 11 p.m.

7/15/2016 1:00:00 PM

Blog

Five ways an MHA improves organizational health


The success of a healthcare facility relies on people who can balance the medical services it provides with the needs of running an ongoing business.

7/15/2016 12:00:00 PM

Family-centered design focuses on family needs of pediatric patients


Environments are designed to offer a sense of control

7/15/2016 11:00:00 AM

Free webinar: Preparing your facility for analytics


July 21 webinar will explore the potential for "big data" and "analytics" in a healthcare setting, and cover some of the common challenges and how to prepare for them

7/15/2016 10:00:00 AM

Modern eye hospital design optimizes historic structures


Optegra Eye Health Care project involved converting and unifying two historic properties into a modern healthcare environment, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

7/15/2016 9:00:00 AM

Adaptive architecture benefits academic medical facilities


Site planning can optimize land use and land banking for the future

7/15/2016 8:00:00 AM

Green Generation Solutions, LLC awarded U.S. Customs contract to help make border lighting more energy efficient


7/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Infor launches digital division to deliver end-to-end transformation solutions


7/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Energy performance contracts to become more commonplace and affordable — thanks to new Michigan law


7/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

3 creative ways to boost commercial real estate ROI


7/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

SETECH partners with Azima DLI to enhance is services division


7/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Security cameras get high marks from professionals


Experiences demonstrate value of video surveillance systems

7/14/2016 3:00:00 PM

Mobile visitor management systems can improve efficiency


Mobile functionality allows security managers to register new visitors and connect with a central location from anywhere

7/14/2016 2:00:00 PM

12 healthcare facilities planning upgrades


Becker's Hospital Review website gathers a dozen project announcements

7/14/2016 1:00:00 PM

Long-term care design focuses on resident privacy


Joliet, IL-based facility offers all residents private rooms

7/14/2016 12:00:00 PM

Designing privacy and safety into healthcare facilities


Privacy controls must be balanced with the ability for discreet or full observation by healthcare professionals

7/14/2016 11:00:00 AM

Free webinar: Preparing your facility for analytics


July 21 webinar will explore the potential for "big data" and "analytics" in a healthcare setting, and cover some of the common challenges and how to prepare for them

7/14/2016 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare Design announces HCD 10 winners


The HCD 10 are design and architecture professionals who represent the most influential healthcare work of the previous year, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

7/14/2016 9:00:00 AM

Energy to Care program gaining popularity


ASHE is focusing on C-suite buy-in to improve healthcare energy efficiency

7/14/2016 8:00:00 AM

Barco Uniforms launches Barco One, a high-performance sustainable medical scrubs collection


7/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Milwaukee announces premier partnership with SMACNA


7/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cascades renews its sustainable development commitment


7/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Soraa illuminates historic Staten Island Museum


7/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tyco: New fire alarm speakers are individually addressable


7/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Column

Q&A: Fire alarm audible devices in physician sleep rooms


Brad Keyes says monthly load tests are required for emergency power generators at ambulatory healthcare occupancies

7/13/2016 2:45:00 PM

Homey furnishings more popular in healthcare facilities


Studies show positive waiting room experience can affect entire visit

7/13/2016 2:00:00 PM

Most wired hospitals focusing on cybersecurity


2016 Health Care’s Most Wired survey says telehealth is also at the top of the to-do list

7/13/2016 1:00:00 PM

Mississippi healthcare facility focusing on employee health


Ingalls Family Health Center Health Center includes wellness coaching and a fitness area

7/13/2016 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility designs make a statement


Healthcare Design Showcase jurors said there was much attention paid to projects’ overall design statements, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

7/13/2016 11:00:00 AM

Electronic hand-hygiene monitoring reduces MRSA HAIs by 42 percent


Health system studied saved $434,000 by avoiding additional care costs

7/13/2016 9:00:00 AM

Health systems tailor programs to reach individual energy-efficiency goals


Kaiser Permanente and Gundersen Health System made commitments to renewable energy

7/13/2016 8:00:00 AM

EPA authorizes Bluon Energy TdX 20 Refrigerant under SNAP


7/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

HITEC brings industry's most efficient UPS power solution


7/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Morristown Medical Center Opens Two State-of-the-Art Operating Rooms


7/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power announces new scalability and intelligence features for ENERGY STAR qualified midsize uninterruptible power supply


7/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite launches ModMax for sports and flood lighting applications


7/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Telemedicine still waiting for 'Uber moment'


Hospitals far from realizing the full promise of telemedicine

7/12/2016 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Prime vs. standby generators, final Tier 4 and what it means for facilities managers


Many facilities managers are confused about whether or not the new rules apply to them

7/12/2016 2:00:00 PM

FEMA sued over use of funds meant to restore medical services in Long Beach


South Nassau Communities Hospital plan to use funds in Oceanside

7/12/2016 1:00:00 PM

Telemedicine is transforming healthcare


More than 15 million Americans received some kind of medical care remotely last year

7/12/2016 12:00:00 PM

Benchmarking helps boost energy efficiency in hospitals


Free tool allows facilities to track and compare their energy usage

7/12/2016 11:00:00 AM

Analog-to-IP video system transition in healthcare facilities


There may still be a ways to go before the full potential of IP-based security systems is realized

7/12/2016 9:00:00 AM

Innovations in rural healthcare facilities explored


One-day think tank at the University of Kansas in Lawrence discussed emergence of 'community outpatient hospital,' according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

7/12/2016 8:00:00 AM

Tyco Security products expands connected partner program across multiple brands


7/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

VYCON to feature kinetic energy storage technology for hospital emergency backup power at ASHE 2016


7/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sofidel celebrates 50th anniversary


7/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Greenheck’s non-concrete damper installation featured in new video


7/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Medxcel Facilities Management offers facility management solutions to ensure safe and efficient operations in hospitals throughout the U.S.


7/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

C-Difficile dog sniffs out infection


Vancouver Coastal Health introduces a furry new aid in the battle against C-Difficile

7/11/2016 3:00:00 PM

Hospital cited for dirty equipment in maternity unit


Inspectors found blood on a birthing mat in a delivery room ready for the next patient at the Vale of Leven hospital in Dunbartonshire

7/11/2016 2:00:00 PM

Is duodenoscope cross-contamination an outpatient facility risk?


Standard brushes used in scope reprocessing can't completely clean the crevices in scopes' elevator mechanisms

7/11/2016 1:00:00 PM

Blog

Navigating the regulatory approval process


The development of a construction project often moves forward with zeal and optimism without being thoughtful of external factors that may impact the scope and shape of the work

7/11/2016 12:00:00 PM

Boston healthcare facility uses 'green steam' to reduce carbon footprint


Initiative will help the Boston Medical Center to meet sustainability goals

7/11/2016 11:00:00 AM

Connected technology: The healthcare professional’s new best friend


With the Internet of Things, the best is yet to come for the healthcare sector and its workers

7/11/2016 10:00:00 AM

South Denver healthcare facility focuses on holistic care


Federico Peña Southwest Family Health Center and Urgent Care has universal signage and intuitive wayfinding, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

7/11/2016 9:00:00 AM

Hospital security pros discuss video surveillance


Comments and advice come from Campus Safety magazine’s video surveillance survey

7/11/2016 8:00:00 AM

Bright Heart Health welcomes David Kan, MD as new medical director


7/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Integrated Sink Systems gaining traction in high-end washrooms


7/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Interstate Mechanical expands with new service business


7/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

AAMA Manufactured Housing Certification Program receives ANSI accreditation


7/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

ONVIF hosts 14th Developers’ Plugfest in London


7/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Milwaukee-area hospital uses bottled water due to minerals in water


Froedtert Hospital's testing confirmed an "unusual" amount of minerals in the water supply

7/8/2016 3:00:00 PM

Tech solutions can soothe kids before surgery


Lucile Packard Children's Hospital uses an easily disinfected video unit that can be mounted on any hospital bed

7/8/2016 2:00:00 PM

FDA seeks data on hand sanitizer


Data is intended to help the agency ensure that regular use of these products does not present safety and efficacy concerns

7/8/2016 1:00:00 PM

Video

Phoenix Children's Hospital certified as 'StormReady'


Anything from a heavy thunderstorm to localized flooding could trigger StormReady procedures

7/8/2016 11:00:00 AM

Connecticut VA Medical Center benefits from energy efficiency upgrades


VA Medical Center upgraded to high-efficiency interior lighting through the Energy Conscious Blueprint program

7/8/2016 9:00:00 AM

The best IT certifications for a healthcare professional


The need for qualified individuals to manage sensitive data and the networks it is stored on is greater than ever

7/8/2016 8:00:00 AM

Kestrel introduces the 5200 Professional Environmental Meter


7/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare security depends on more than file encryption


7/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Honeywell Total Connect 2.0 remote services software includes push notifications for iOS, and AppleTV integretion


7/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

3M commercial solutions division re-launching Twist ‘n Fill with more sustainable bottles


7/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

GLO-STICK leak detection kit key to preventive maintenance of AC&R Systems


7/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Top 20 most beautiful hospitals in the U.S. named


Doctors Memorial Hospital in Bonifay, Fla. named most beautiful for 2016

7/7/2016 3:00:00 PM

Do hospital data security standards put patient safety at risk?


Is the need to secure patient data keeping healthcare facilities from focusing on patient safety?

7/7/2016 2:00:00 PM

Lux features cut from over-budget Denver VA hospital


Imported Brazilian wood is cut from design to save money

7/7/2016 1:00:00 PM

White paper

White paper explores value of interactive patient education systems


Interactive patient education systems increasing retention up to 50 percent

7/7/2016 12:00:00 PM

Elizabethkingia update: Original infection source remains unknown


Mystery surrounding the nature of the infection and the outbreak persist

7/7/2016 11:00:00 AM

Study says healthcare workers choose efficiency over password security


Hospital employees often write passwords on sticky notes and keypad-protected doors

7/7/2016 10:00:00 AM

Virginia Mason's downgraded accreditation triggers probe


Joint Commission's decision to downgrade Virginia Mason Medical Center's accreditation prompts a dual state and federal investigation

7/7/2016 9:00:00 AM

California healthcare facilities can electronically submit architectural plans


New website launched where healthcare facilities can digitally submit architectural plans for review

7/7/2016 8:00:00 AM

Progress on commercial building energy efficiency has been good, but more attention needed to decrease waste in several areas


7/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite launches Quick Ship Program


7/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Bizview Systems continues to impress in the Norwegian market


7/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Owensboro Health breaks ground on the new One Health outpatient facilities


7/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Spirax Sarco evolves RIM10 to RIM20


7/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

New column

Q&A: Generator testing


Brad Keyes says monthly load tests are required for emergency power generators at ambulatory healthcare occupancies

7/6/2016 3:00:00 PM

Mayo Clinic's new food vendor angers union


Morrison Healthcare will be assuming control of food and nutrition services at Mayo campuses

7/6/2016 2:00:00 PM

Denver health system building microhospitals


SCL Health wanted to quickly add more access points for patients in an affordable way

7/6/2016 1:00:00 PM

Study urges hospitals to step up cellphone cleaning


Study shows mobile devices used by hospital workers harbor viral RNA

7/6/2016 12:00:00 PM

UPMC, AHN fined for illegal disposal of medical waste


Medical waste from 12 UPMC hospitals was mixed with municipal waste and dumped illegally

7/6/2016 11:00:00 AM

Healing hospital budgets through sustainability


A focus on making buildings and services cleaner and greener can generate significant savings

7/6/2016 10:00:00 AM

Case study

Lenbrook Retirement Community increases quality improvement scores and efficiency targets with the same outsourcing solution


Expansion presented an opportunity to transition from in-house hospitality, environmental, laundry and linen services to a support service management company

7/6/2016 9:00:00 AM

Second untreatable superbug infection found in US


Patient in New York infected with a strain of E. coli highly resistant to last-resort antibiotic treatments

7/6/2016 8:00:00 AM

Sodexo and Chef Jesse Cool elevate patient satisfaction score for food at Stanford Health Care


7/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Biamp Systems enhances Oreno Suite with new capabilities


7/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Private and public sector leaders commit to pioneering policies, technologies and practices and driving innovation in energy efficiency


7/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Destroy problem mold and mildew with SUNBURST NO-BAC from Sunburst Chemicals


7/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products offers EyeLock Nano NXT iris authentication technology for access control


7/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

When active shooters invade healthcare facilities, having a plan matters


According to a study in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, there were 154 hospital-related shootings from 2000-2011

7/5/2016 3:00:00 PM

Johns Hopkins students improve Ebola protection suit


Mechanical engineering students develop prototypes for more comfortable hood and face mask and battery-powered system that lowers humidity

7/5/2016 2:00:00 PM

Video

Hospitals combat violence in the ER


Two N.J. doctors are working to raise awareness about violence in emergency departments and ways to increase security

7/5/2016 1:00:00 PM

Healthcare with resort-like amenities coming to Utah


The environment is designed not only to be guest-friendly, but more enjoyable for visitors as well

7/5/2016 11:00:00 AM

Blog

The case for proactive outbound notifications in healthcare contact centers


Notifications are largely automated, so they don’t add to the workload

7/5/2016 9:00:00 AM

Hospital emergency preparedness initiative goes national


Powered for Patients working to improve deployment of resources at hospitals during disasters

7/5/2016 8:00:00 AM

The NoliWhite Group names Brad Durham as project executive


7/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Central Station software from Bold Technologies Integration supports visual alarm verification and reduced false alarms


7/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Gama Sonic brings outdoor solar lighting to commercial applications


7/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

OPEI offers tips for storm preparedness and a safer clean-up


7/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cincinnati hospital accused of skirting safety procedures


Former nurse at University of Cincinnati Medical Center has sued the hospital

7/1/2016 3:00:00 PM

Ransomware attacks increasingly common in healthcare facilities


Research reports more than 50 percent of healthcare facilities say that they have been hit by ransomware

7/1/2016 2:00:00 PM

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital project progressing


Last phase includes third patient care pavilion and a diagnostic and treatment facility

7/1/2016 1:00:00 PM

Fire and life safety for healthcare facilities


NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code (2015 edition) covers a range of criteria for healthcare facilities

7/1/2016 12:00:00 PM

New certifications and manual available for healthcare security officers


New versions incorporate latest research and trends

7/1/2016 11:00:00 AM

Experts say real data needed to affect hand-hygiene compliance


Technological solution urged for accuracy

7/1/2016 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare design can learn from airlines


Airlines can offer lessons in the use of LED lighting and smart detailing of restrooms and storage areas

7/1/2016 9:00:00 AM

Do antibacterial building materials pose a health risk?


Scientists say more microbes are healthier than fewer microbes in a space

7/1/2016 8:00:00 AM

Taylor Design names Andrea Walden as Director of Business Development


7/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

RAE Coils announces insulated coil boxes for room-by-room temperature control


7/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Innovative communications platform offers a new tool


7/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

ClinDatrix Contract research organization launches Oracle Health Sciences InForm 6.1 and Oracle Argus 8.0


7/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

GAF awarded one of the world’s largest rooftop solar projects


7/1/2016 12:00:00 AM



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