August 2016 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Video

Cell phone germs a concern at healthcare facilities


A study found traces of the flu, respiratory infections, and the norovirus on 38.5% of 114 healthcare workers' phones that were tested

8/31/2016 3:00:00 PM

Key considerations when choosing hand-hygiene products


With little guidance, finding the right product can be daunting

8/31/2016 2:00:00 PM

Reliable Controls Accepted as ENERGY STAR Partner


8/31/2016 12:30:00 PM

Looking at healthcare self-regulation program


Every time an outbreak is linked to linen services, healthcare laundry industry standards go under the microscope

8/31/2016 12:00:00 PM

Column

Q&A: Creating separated occupancies


Brad Keyes discusses creating separated occupancies

8/31/2016 10:30:00 AM

Healthcare cybersecurity improving


Survey shows that more organizations are prioritizing information security

8/31/2016 9:00:00 AM

Flex technology designed to cut costs


Medical office buildings feature flexible technology, office space

8/31/2016 8:00:00 AM

HOSPECO Offers Lever Dispenser Pack for Its Popular Toilet Seat Covers


8/31/2016 12:00:00 AM

Nathan Adelson Hospice Enters into Agreement to Acquire Las Vegas Solari Hospice Care


8/31/2016 12:00:00 AM

Monki Strikes Gold with its Flowcrete Floor


8/31/2016 12:00:00 AM

ASHRAE LowDown Showdown Modeling Challenge Teams Recognized


8/31/2016 12:00:00 AM

Reliable Controls Accepted as ENERGY STAR Partner


8/31/2016 12:00:00 AM

Fungal spores found in N.C. healthcare facility nursery during construction


The spores are common and generally not harmful

8/30/2016 3:00:00 PM

Tips on building a healthcare facility telecommunications network


Building in redundancy, IoT capabilities essential to network design

8/30/2016 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Improve your healthcare facility's bottom line with GIS


The Affordable Care Act has created an increase in healthcare utilization and a new emphasis on quality

8/30/2016 12:00:00 PM

Tennessee hospital now StormReady


Cookeville Regional Medical Center gets StormReady certification from the National Weather Service

8/30/2016 11:00:00 AM

Survey shows hospitals differ in levels of cybersecurity


Eighty percent of providers acknowledge a recent 'significant security incident'

8/30/2016 9:00:00 AM

Small towns getting large healthcare projects


Three new $300 million hospital projects planned

8/30/2016 8:00:00 AM

University of Dayton Leading the Charge in the Fight Against Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)


8/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

PDI Healthcare Announces Launch of Sani-Cloth Bleach Germicidal Disposable Wipe


8/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Clarke Celebrates 100 Years of Providing True Blue Clean


8/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Skanska USA Announces New Business Development Lead for the Metro Philadelphia Region


8/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Upsite Technologies Releases New White Paper Exploring How IT Decisions Impact Data Center Facilities and The Importance of Collaboration


8/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals using Uber to get patients to care


For people without access to private transportation, getting to medical appointments can be a challenge

8/29/2016 3:00:00 PM

Disaster drills key to mass-shooter response


Orlando hospital participated in drill three months before nightclub shooting

8/29/2016 2:00:00 PM

Art inspiring new discussions at London behavioral healthcare facility


Nonprofit organization aims to improve environmental conditions in mental health hospitals by inviting artists to create installation-based artworks, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/29/2016 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals designed for faster healing


National Healthcare Design Awards winners show design can have an effect on outcomes

8/29/2016 11:00:00 AM

Are timeshare surgery centers the future?


Healthcare providers can lease facilities, staff and equipment

8/29/2016 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility designed with contemporary comforts


New Park Avenue Medical Center includes a healing garden

8/29/2016 8:00:00 AM

Testo Announces “Measure of Excellence” Campaign & Promotional Bag Giveaway


8/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

UniPrint Partners with Healthcare IT Security Leader, Imprivata, to Enable Clinicians To Securely Print Protected Health Information


8/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Brings First of Its Kind Shielded Insulation Medium Voltage Switchgear to U.S. with Premset


8/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

QA Graphics Releases Case Study on Transforming the User Experience


8/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Barry Mathis has joined national management consulting and accounting firm PYA


8/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Fire closes California hospital


Patients evacuated from St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake

8/26/2016 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare architect gets new perspective when admitted to hospital he helped design


Architect discovers new ways design impacts the patient experience

8/26/2016 2:00:00 PM

New Hampshire hospitals invest in wiser energy, cleaner air


Hospitals working to prevent illness by reducing pollution from energy use

8/26/2016 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals can help nurses prevent violence


Massachusetts hospital nurses have developed violence-prevention protocols

8/26/2016 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Moving beyond hospital walls


New outpatient facility at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Campus is one of the first in California to offer cardiac catheterization and other specialized medical procedures

8/26/2016 9:00:00 AM

Creating mock-us can improve final design


Sixty-three percent of respondents to the 2016 Hospital Construction Survey say they include patients in the design process

8/26/2016 8:00:00 AM

Tru-D SmartUVC to Exhibit at Annual HealthTrust University Conference


8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

New AAMA Course Covers Fundamentals of Fenestration


8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power and Ponemon Institute Release New Benchmark Study on North America Data Center Costs


8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Simon Roofing Earns ISO 9001 Quality Control Certification Company-wide


8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Counterbalance Hinge from Southco Makes Heavy Lids and Panels Feel Lightweight


8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Louisiana hospitals up and running through flooding


Flooding is testing local hospitals' operations

8/25/2016 3:00:00 PM

Should healthcare facilities build new or renovate?


Health systems in urban areas are dealing with heightened competition

8/25/2016 2:00:00 PM

Photo tour of New Delhi fertility clinic


The new Seeds of Innocence fertility clinic in New Delhi, India, has a striking exterior with Marsala wine-colored lacquered panels that reflect the sky, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/25/2016 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare's cybersecurity problem


Research firm expects hospital spending on cybersecurity in the U.S. to grow by 13.6 percent annually for the next five years

8/25/2016 11:00:00 AM

Micro-hospitals, freestanding ERs urged for New York healthcare


More organizations are opening free-standing emergency departments and no-frills micro-hospitals for their convenience and accessibility

8/25/2016 9:00:00 AM

Virginia shopping site to become 'a healthcare destination'


Riverside Center retail shopping center is being remade into the Riverside Medical Center

8/25/2016 8:00:00 AM

Gateway & SH 161 Medical Office Development Underway


8/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

McLaren Engineering Group Expands its Special Inspections Division


8/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Milwaukee Expands Copper Tubing Cutter Line with Close Quarters Solutions


8/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Infographic: Ensure Accurate Reimbursement and Risk Capture with HCC Coding Best Practice Checkup


8/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Kantech Debuts Industry-First Mobile App with One-Touch Installation


8/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Video

Controlling C. diff in post-acute care facilities


Video outlines ways healthcare providers can improve the prevention and management of C. difficile

8/24/2016 3:00:00 PM

Real-time tracking can improve healthcare facility cleaning


Technology can transform environmental services

8/24/2016 2:00:00 PM

UV and HP technologies aid infection control


Manufacturers upgrade their systems to meet specialized needs

8/24/2016 12:00:00 PM

Case study

Medical center uses a management system to simplify testing and reporting capability


Bryan Medical Center's monitoring and control requirements for its power distribution system had outgrown its current capabilities

8/24/2016 11:00:00 AM

Column

Q&A: Corridor door louvers


Brad Keyes discusses corridor door louvers

8/24/2016 10:00:00 AM

Learning from banking industry to deal with data breaches


Healthcare data-breach prevention should adopt techniques from the banking industry

8/24/2016 8:00:00 AM

ASHE Recognizes Hospitals for Cutting Energy Consumption


8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

Skanska USA Announces New Business Development Lead for the Metro Philadelphia Region


8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

First ‘Even’ and Now ‘Odd’ Length Replacement Options for Outdoor Sign Applications with Expanded EVERLINE LED Sign Tube


8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

Super Concentrated Reliance Detergent from Sunburst Chemicals Approved for High Efficiency Washing Machines


8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sofidel to Bring Away-from-Home Paper Brand to the U.S.


8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

UV lamps can help sterilize computer keyboards


Study says ultraviolet lights over computer mice and keyboards reduces bacteria 99 percent

8/23/2016 3:00:00 PM

Rail project could disrupt healthcare facilities operation


Hospitals fear an upgrade to Melbourne's metro rail system will compromise patient safety

8/23/2016 2:00:00 PM

Water business helps healthcare facility reduce carbon


The firm worked with Addenbrooke’s Hospital to replace the facility’s fluorescent lamps with 650 LED tubes and panels

8/23/2016 12:00:00 PM

Colorado Springs cited for not properly cleaning ultrasound probes


Workers at Memorial Hospital failed to properly disinfect vaginal ultrasound probes for years

8/23/2016 11:00:00 AM

Banner Health cyberattack sparks class-action suit


Suit alleges that the Banner Health system was negligent

8/23/2016 9:00:00 AM

Alabama healthcare facility revives stalled construction project


Hospital project restarts after 10-year break

8/23/2016 8:00:00 AM

Stantec Launches Second Virtual Reality Research Initiative


8/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

Piping Systems Celebrates 45th Anniversary with Website Redesign


8/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

CertainTeed Contractor Partners Recognized at 10th Saint-Gobain Gypsum International Trophy Awards


8/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health schedules final meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee


8/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Birdair structures to serve up predictability and a new iconic aesthetic at 2016 US Open


8/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

Baton Rouge hospital transfers patients due to floods


Ochsner Medical Center transferred approximately 40 critically ill patients to other facilities

8/22/2016 3:00:00 PM

Rehab facility renovated for patient comfort


At 122,600 square feet, the facility nearly doubles the space of the current center, built in 1964

8/22/2016 2:00:00 PM

Discolored water stalls operations


Dozens of operations at Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley, Scotland, postponed due to a problem with the water supply

8/22/2016 12:00:00 PM

Patient falls from healthcare facility window after removing safety grill


An investigation has been launched surrounding the incident at the Weston General Hospital in the U.K.

8/22/2016 11:00:00 AM

Nursing home chooses touchless cleaning for wheelchairs


Pine Crest Nursing Home in Merrill, Wis., sought ways to better clean its wheelchair fleet

8/22/2016 9:00:00 AM

Alternative utility equipment maintenance code change


CMS requires an expansion of equipment inventories to include all equipment

8/22/2016 8:00:00 AM

New York Companies Eligible for Up To $155,000 per Site for Real-time Portfolio Management


8/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Enlighted is First to Meet DesignLights Consortium's New Advanced Lighting Control Spec in All Configurations


8/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Vaneaxial Fan Reduces Installation and Energy Costs for Chicago Firm


8/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Projects Take Top Honors in DBIA Annual Awards


8/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Facility Wins IIDA Design Award


8/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Bat found in Illinois healthcare facility tests positive for rabies


Two bats were found earlier this month in the OB

8/19/2016 3:00:00 PM

Australian hospital has a second asbestos scare


Air testing found no asbestos present where dust fell on a patient in the Royal Hobart Hospital

8/19/2016 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities urged to create leaner working environments


Healthcare leaders need to identify financing mechanisms that will limit their initial capital investment and enable them to cost-effectively use facilities over the next five to 10 years

8/19/2016 12:00:00 PM

Chicago hospital's strategies keep gang-banging patients safe


Injured gang members can pose problems for hospitals

8/19/2016 11:00:00 AM

Disinfection deficiencies found at Colorado healthcare facility


Report says Memorial Hospital employees improperly cleaned devices, surgical instruments and procedure rooms

8/19/2016 9:00:00 AM

Staff training can curb performance issues with new healthcare facilities


Retaining a design/construction team member can boost training effectiveness

8/19/2016 8:00:00 AM

Eaton Expands its LED Floodlight Family, Satisfying Solutions for Commercial and Industrial Outdoor Floodlighting Applications


8/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

NCSA Members Vote Yes to ISSA Merger


8/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sanuwave Health Announces Second Amendment and Extension of Promissory Notes


8/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Stratice Healthcare Announces Agreement with CMB Solutions


8/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Cintas Traffic Mat Certified With Highest Traction Rating In NFSI History


8/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Copie Davis Appointed New Director of Channel Development for RF Code


8/18/2016 3:30:00 PM

Banner cyberattack has healthcare facilities re-examining their defenses


Incident highlights need for layered security

8/18/2016 3:00:00 PM

S.C. healthcare facility taking down tower, change parking system


Demolition of four stories of the east tower adjacent to the emergency room will result in the yearlong closure of an entrance and complete overhaul of its parking layout

8/18/2016 2:00:00 PM

Curbing linen loss at healthcare facilities


Disappearing healthcare textiles could lead to shortages and result in higher costs

8/18/2016 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Tips for the planning process prior to designing a healthcare facility


Communication is the key to designing a space that meets the needs of all the stakeholders and to keep the project on budget

8/18/2016 11:00:00 AM

Maximizing infection prevention efforts


Article lists key areas to prioritize

8/18/2016 9:00:00 AM

New pharmacy technologies improve operations


Hospitals must maximize resources to improve outcomes and patient experience

8/18/2016 8:00:00 AM

IMETCO Opens California Manufacturing Facility, Triples Production Space


8/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting Aluminum Tape Light Channels Offer Dramatic New Design Options


8/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Favor TechConsulting, LLC Awarded Task Order on Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation (T4NG)


8/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Finalists Announced in BIFM Facilities Management Awards


8/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Copie Davis Appointed New Director of Channel Development for RF Code


8/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Military approach boosts hand-hygiene compliance


Researchers borrowed an approach known as a stand-down from the military

8/17/2016 3:00:00 PM

Nurses seeking regular security guard patrols of nearby parking lots at night


A mental health patient wearing a business shirt, jeans and a hoodie followed a nurse from hospital parking lot and signed himself in as a doctor

8/17/2016 2:00:00 PM

ISSA Elects New 2017 Board Members


8/17/2016 1:00:00 PM

Standard healthcare facilities not always best medicine for elderly


Elderly hospital patients arrive sick, often leave disabled

8/17/2016 12:00:00 PM

NIH closes pharmacy due to sterility issues


Facility was located at hospital that largely treats patients entered in clinical studies

8/17/2016 11:00:00 AM

Column

Q&A: Stairwell chair lifts


Brad Keyes discusses stairwell chair lifts

8/17/2016 10:00:00 AM

Boosting the financial performance of healthcare properties


Accurate data are vital to optimizing a healthcare portfolio

8/17/2016 8:00:00 AM

Diversey Care Launches Oxivir 1 Disinfectant Cleaner to Lead its Disinfectant Portfolio


8/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

Axis Appoints New Healthcare Business Development Manager


8/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

Build with Strength Video: The Evolution of Chicago’s Modern Architecture


8/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

FKP Recognizes Employee Excellence with Corporate Promotions


8/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

ISSA Elects New 2017 Board Members


8/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

Research says patients will pay 38% more for 'five-star' rooms


A growing focus on patient satisfaction has hospitals turning to a more customer-centric model

8/16/2016 3:00:00 PM

Ensuring flexible endoscopes are clean


Article offers reprocessing recommendations

8/16/2016 2:00:00 PM

Blog

The choreography of ophthalmology facilities


A series of rooms and a progression of steps must all be choreographed for efficient diagnosis, benefiting both patient and provider

8/16/2016 1:00:00 PM

Experts say longterm care dining areas should be cleaned and disinfected on a regular basis


Housekeeping and laundry operations are crucial aspects of nursing home care

8/16/2016 12:00:00 PM

2016 could bring an increase in healthcare data-breach fines


Sloppy cybersecurity can be expensive

8/16/2016 11:00:00 AM

Ontario plans $175 million in hospital repairs and upgrades


Provincial government says it wants to ensure Ontario’s hospitals remain in good working order

8/16/2016 9:00:00 AM

Guidance details physical environment's impact on patient experience


ASHE and AHA’s new report is titled 'Improving the Patient Experience Through the Health Care Physical Environment'

8/16/2016 8:00:00 AM

The City of Fort Myers, Fla., Selects Siklu as its Provider of Wireless Connectivity for its City-Wide Video Surveillance System


8/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

SANUWAVE Health Submits de novo Petition for FDA Review and Classification of the dermaPACE System to Treat Diabetic Foot Ulcers


8/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Avison Young releases its Mid-Year 2016 North America, U.K. and Germany Office Market Report


8/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

AECOM Unveils Target for Reducing Carbon Footprint


8/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Next Generation Lamp Platform is designed for Performance, Savings and Convenience


8/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Avoiding common healthcare data security challenges


Nearly 90 percent of all healthcare organizations have suffered at least one data breach in the last two years

8/15/2016 3:00:00 PM

Huge repair bill prompts patient safety fears at Scotland's healthcare facilities


Maintenance backlog costs now stand at almost £900m

8/15/2016 2:00:00 PM

North Dakota to spend millions on new healthcare facilities


Hospitals in the state's largest cities have undertaken or planned hundreds of millions in new construction projects in recent years

8/15/2016 12:00:00 PM

Smallest details can impact HCAHPS scores


Setting up the room so the patient can have a meaningful conversation with the provider may affect how they rate communication

8/15/2016 11:00:00 AM

Virtual reality boosts acoustic modeling


Acoustic modeling combined with virtual reality allows designers to show how sound changes as users move through an as-yet-unbuilt space

8/15/2016 9:00:00 AM

Texas health system revamps old community center combat diabetes


Baylor Scott & White Health creates an access point for wellness and diabetes care

8/15/2016 8:00:00 AM

Morbern’s New Facility Lessens Environmental Impact


8/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

WiredScore Awards Platinum Wired Certification to First Coral Gables Property


8/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Barron Lighting Group Expands LED Louvered Bollard Offering


8/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

AxoGen, Inc. to Present at Wedbush PacGrow Healthcare Conference 2016


8/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

European Home and Commercial Automation Leader SOMFY Joins ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors


8/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Maryland NICU closed due to potentially fatal bacteria in water pipes


The neonatal intensive care unit at Prince George’s Hospital Center in Cheverly was temporarily shut down after the discovery of potentially deadly bacteria

8/12/2016 3:00:00 PM

Asset tracking can transform healthcare


An ongoing concern for healthcare facilities is the over- and under-utilization of its medical equipment

8/12/2016 2:00:00 PM

City water crisis tests hospital’s emergency plan


Oconee Regional Medical Center was 'shut down' by water issues

8/12/2016 1:00:00 PM

Blog

Five key benefits of addressable speaker technology in healthcare institutions


Addressable technology's value is starting to take hold on the notification side of fire alarm systems

8/12/2016 12:00:00 PM

Considering geography in behavioral care architecture and design


Behavioral healthcare facility design typically focuses on creating a space that is safe, calm and inviting for patients and their families, according to an article on the Behavioral Health website

8/12/2016 11:00:00 AM

Group opposes fast food franchises in healthcare facilities


Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine campaign launches ad blitz

8/12/2016 9:00:00 AM

Facility improvements can boost patient experiences and HCAHPS scores


Staff, patient-centered operations and well-designed facilities work together

8/12/2016 8:00:00 AM

BizView Continues the Progress in the Norwegian Food and Beverage Industry


8/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Oregon Health and Science University Selects Active Power Flywheel UPS for Critical Power Protection


8/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

High-Resolution Cintas Photo Mat Captures Vivid Images, Water, Dirt And Debris


8/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

ASSA ABLOY Announces Integration of Aperio Wireless Lock Technology with Kantech EntraPass Security Software 7.0


8/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Marley NC Everest™ Cooling Tower Provides Up To 50% More Cooling Capacity and 35% Less Fan Power Per Cell


8/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Banner Health data breach linked to food service payments


Cyberattackers gained access to computer servers, including those that process payment card information where food and beverages are sold

8/11/2016 3:00:00 PM

Case study

LED lighting delivers better light and healthy savings to Reston Hospital Center


Virginia healthcare facility replaces the outdated metal halide light fixtures in its parking garage

8/11/2016 2:00:00 PM

Assessments are critical for healthcare facilities


Life safety and accessibility regulations are getting stricter and more complex

8/11/2016 1:00:00 PM

California children's hospital planning family-friendly expansion


Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is adding 521,000 square feet to hospital grounds

8/11/2016 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Using virtual reality to enhance the client experience


The immersive environment created by virtual reality provides clarity to multiple hospital end users

8/11/2016 11:00:00 AM

Alternative technologies can help to ease anxiety


Immersive theater and virtual reality can ease kids' fear

8/11/2016 9:00:00 AM

Design trends in sports medicine


Holistic programs must be accommodated within built environments that are varied and complex, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/11/2016 8:00:00 AM

Wireless Lockdown Solution Designed to Secure Healthcare Environments


8/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Boosts Productivity, Improves Energy Efficiency and Helps Protect against Cyber Threats with Latest Release of Metasys


8/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Global Study Reveals Majority of Visual Hacking Attempts are Successful


8/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Universal Taps Paolicelli One Source Associates to Rep Products


8/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

L&L Holding Company and Schneider Electric Collaborate to Develop Smart Commercial Office Building


8/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Ratings confusion: California hospital gets 5 stars and an F


For Methodist Hospital of Southern California, ratings might do more to confuse the public than empower them

8/10/2016 3:00:00 PM

Dayton Children’s Hospital partially evacuated during boiler trouble


A malfunction of the fill valve in the boiler caused excess steam to build up

8/10/2016 2:00:00 PM

Ohio hospital boosts security after staffer abducted from parking lot


Woman was taken to a location off the hospital's campus and sexually assaulted

8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM

Designing a catastrophe-resilient healthcare facility


How can a hospital be designed to stay up and running in times of crisis?

8/10/2016 11:00:00 AM

Food service union files complaint against Mayo Clinic


Complaint alleges conflict of interest in Mayo Clinic’s plan to switch to a new food service vendor

8/10/2016 8:00:00 AM

DENSO Introduces New High-Speed Hand-Held Wireless UHF RFID Terminal


8/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

CPUC, Energy Commission and NBI Announce Milestone Toward Achieving Statewide Zero Net Energy Goal


8/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Latest Innovations to Emerson Network Power’s Avocent Universal Management Gateway Appliance Enhance Security, Deliver FIPS 140-2 Compliance


8/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Nominate a Project for a Beyond Green Award


8/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Lab of the Future Report is Available


8/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

ICUs ease restrictions on visitors


Some hospitals are allowing family and friends of intensive-care patients to visit whenever they want

8/9/2016 3:00:00 PM

Video

Mississippi hospital stresses cleaning for infection control


Oktibbeha County Hospital take several precautions to make sure all surfaces are clean as part of the facility's infection control efforts

8/9/2016 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Efficient facilities key strategies to reduce costs and maintain operations


With increasing demand to reduce the cost of operation, healthcare leadership is challenging their facility engineers to increase efficiency of the buildings they manage

8/9/2016 1:00:00 PM

HIPAA compliance can help against ransomware attacks


Department of Health and Human Services releases fact sheet: Ransomware and HIPAA to address the risks of victimization

8/9/2016 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals look to hotels for patient satisfaction tactics


Medical researchers say some amenities can improve health outcomes by reducing stress and anxiety

8/9/2016 11:00:00 AM

Blog

The path from social work to healthcare administration


The Affordable Care Act has created an increase in healthcare utilization and a new emphasis on quality

8/9/2016 9:00:00 AM

Balancing privacy with safety


Healthcare facilities must meet privacy controls, but still be safe and allow patient observation

8/9/2016 8:00:00 AM

Sharecare Secures Leadership Position in Employer and Health Plan Markets


8/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Axis Communications Appoints New Business Development Manager for Healthcare


8/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Fight Animal Premise Parvovirus with SUNBURST NO-BAC from Sunburst Chemicals


8/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Waste Tracking Feature Helps Building Managers Save Money and Support a Healthy Environment


8/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

ID Solutions Selects Tyco Security Products’ hattrix Managed Access Control for Multi-site Management


8/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Closing the gap between building performance and code requirements with commissioning


Article looks at gaps between commissioning best practices and minimum code requirements for new facilities

8/8/2016 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility installs 'genius bar' to help patients with technology


New Orleans health center makes using mobile and wearable technology easier

8/8/2016 2:00:00 PM

Case study

Sutter Health tackles three-year data center consolidation project


The case study details data center service management solutions

8/8/2016 1:00:00 PM

N.J. healthcare facility opens state-of-the-art operating rooms


The 650-square-foot rooms designed to allow maximum efficiency

8/8/2016 12:00:00 PM

Illinois healthcare facility designed with patient satisfaction in mind


Clinician input part of new hospital design

8/8/2016 11:00:00 AM

Sports medicine and academic medical centers stress collaboration


Both types of facilities are breaking down the silos between disciplines, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/8/2016 9:00:00 AM

Heating exterior of luggage may hamper bed bugs' spread


When soft-sided suitcases were exposed to an air temperature of 70 to 75 degrees C, it took only six minutes to kill bugs

8/8/2016 8:00:00 AM

SANUWAVE Health to hold Second Quarter 2016 financial results and business update call on Monday, August 15, 2016


8/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

BridgeHead Announces Integration with EMC XtremIO All-Flash Array


8/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

MedicalMine Inc. Announces Its Telehealth Solution: ChARM TeleHealth


8/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Communications Platform Offers a New Tool For Issuing Life Safety Alerts


8/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Studies Show Continuous Patient Monitoring Can Assist U.S. Medical Systems in Saving up to $15 Billion Annually


8/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Pokémon exposes vulnerabilities at healthcare facilities


A healthcare facility may have entrances that are not regularly monitored or guarded

8/5/2016 3:00:00 PM

Video

Hospitals adjusting equipment for overweight patients


Many have wide doors, larger-than-average rooms and floor-mounted toilets

8/5/2016 2:00:00 PM

AAMA Webinar to Focus on New California Building Energy Standards, Installation Documents


8/5/2016 2:00:00 PM

Privacy weak spots in healthcare facilities


The importance of protecting data in its physical or visual state is often overlooked

8/5/2016 1:00:00 PM

Japan creating security guidelines for healthcare facilities following Sagamihara killings


The move comes after a 26-year-old man allegedly killed 19 people and injured 26 others at the care home

8/5/2016 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Navigating a changing healthcare landscape


The emphasis on population-based preventive care and wellness — and its consequences — have impacted rural health systems especially hard; however, innovators are finding solutions

8/5/2016 11:00:00 AM

Simulation center creates realistic learning environment


Children's Minnesota healthcare facility simulation center provides real-world training

8/5/2016 9:00:00 AM

Ohio health and wellness center project designed to improve operational efficiencies


ProMedica Health and Wellness Center improved operational efficiencies while creating a sense of place within the community, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/5/2016 8:00:00 AM

Mercy Medical Center has announced the opening of the new $27 million Crane Surgery Suite at Bunting


8/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

STANLEY Healthcare and InterSystems partner to bring the Internet of things to healthcare


8/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Reston Hospital Center Parking Garage Outfitted with Cree LED Lighting


8/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

ID Solutions Selects Tyco Security Products’ hattrix Managed Access Control for Multi-site Management


8/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

AAMA Webinar to Focus on New California Building Energy Standards, Installation Documents


8/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Video

VA spent millions on art as veterans waited for care, report says


The Department of Veterans Affairs allegedly spent $20 million between 2004 and 2014

8/4/2016 3:00:00 PM

Tips for cutting glare from lighting


Seniors are more prone to experiencing bright lights as glaring

8/4/2016 2:00:00 PM

Video

Hospital security urged to embrace CMS guidelines


IAHSS spokesperson explains how security staffs can embrace guidelines while improving security

8/4/2016 12:00:00 PM

ES staff can play key role in customer service


Patient satisfaction is becoming a goal for every department

8/4/2016 11:00:00 AM

Facts crucial in evidence-based design


Healthcare Design blog urges healthcare designers to take the time to check and source research

8/4/2016 9:00:00 AM

Mayo Clinic decision to outsource food service strikes nerve


Workers and community members have signed petitions objecting to the move

8/4/2016 8:00:00 AM

Provista Diagnostics Appoints Judith K. Wolf, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer


8/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

University of Washington-Tacoma McDonald-Smith Building Completes Historical Window Replacement


8/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Eaton Introduces Dim-to-Warm LED Technology Across Multiple Product Lines for Commercial and Residential Spaces


8/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Mercy Ranked Nationally for Orthopedic Care


8/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

ONVIF Releases Profile Q for Quick Install, Advanced Security


8/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

After eating hospital food for a week, CEO pledges to overhaul menu


After hearing complaints from patients for years, Ottawa Hospital is now revamping its patient menus

8/3/2016 3:00:00 PM

CMS releases hospital star ratings


Article on Becker's Infection Control and Clinical Quality website lists 12 things to know

8/3/2016 2:00:00 PM

Designing homes for health


As healthcare focuses more on whole-body health, designers should start paying more attention to where and how people live, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/3/2016 12:00:00 PM

New design approaches to ambulatory care can help reach new populations


Ambulatory care providers in urban settings operate in an increasingly competitive environment

8/3/2016 11:00:00 AM

Column

Q&A: Survey window


Brad Keyes discusses survey windows

8/3/2016 10:00:00 AM

Boston hospital's new dining facility focuses on patient satisfaction


Brigham and Women’s Hospital will open the Garden Café @ 75 Francis in September

8/3/2016 9:00:00 AM

Mississippi healthcare facility fined $2.75M for HIPAA violation


Investigation found inadequate computer security measures at the University of Mississippi Medical Center

8/3/2016 8:00:00 AM

Mazzetti and GBA merger unites the leaders in healthcare engineering and technology consulting


8/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

Inaugural American Association of Strategic Regional Organizations (AASRO) Conference


8/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

Piping Systems adds 30-year electrical vet to growing team


8/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

BuildingLink announces Beta release of Smart Sensor Solution for residential fitness centers


8/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

AHR Expo elevates online engagement with exhibitors, attendees


8/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

Chicago hospitals prepared for Lollapalooza rush


Last year, emergency rooms treated 88 intoxicated teens during Lollapalooza — nearly nine times the average Chicago weekend

8/2/2016 3:00:00 PM

Revolving funds are boosting energy efficiency efforts


Atlanta’s Kendeda Fund grant supports a Georgia hospital’s efficiency efforts

8/2/2016 2:00:00 PM

Olympus reportedly told U.S. managers not to issue a warning about contaminated scopes


Internal e-mails suggest that Olympus officials based in Japan attempted to hide news of a potential outbreak from U.S.

8/2/2016 1:00:00 PM

North Carolina Health Care exec recognized by Campus Safety


Lisa Terry, University of North Carolina Health Care’s director of hospital police and transportation, named Director of the Year

8/2/2016 12:00:00 PM

Kentucky healthcare facility balances energy efficiency, infection control


UV-C system removes organic growth on the outer and inner surfaces of the heating coil, restoring heat transfer efficiency

8/2/2016 11:00:00 AM

Information security pros needed in healthcare


Cyber attacks are expected to expand the information security professional workforce by nearly 20 percent

8/2/2016 9:00:00 AM

Looking at the future of healthcare design


Architect has positive outlook for healthcare design

8/2/2016 8:00:00 AM

New hospital facility service technology from Aramark aims to improve patient experience


8/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Course offered: Understanding Hot Water Consumption, Energy Use & System


8/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

PDI appoints Keith St. John and Debra Hagberg to infection prevention team


8/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Vapeix and Next Generation Labs partner to develop connected vape system


8/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

QA Graphics offers expertise to ensure quality products


8/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tomorrow's malls may offer colonoscopies next to the food court


As e-commerce hits retailers, doctors are lining up to serve aging baby boomers

8/1/2016 3:00:00 PM

Case study

Free valet service at healthcare facility makes positive first impression


Service at the Adele Hall Campus of Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo, has received good reviews in first year

8/1/2016 2:00:00 PM

Hospital upgrades ventilation with exterior system


St. Thomas West Hospital retrofits exhaust system with hidden risers and energy-recovery ventilators

8/1/2016 1:00:00 PM

Florida hospitals upgrade security following fatal shootings at healthcare facility


Parrish Medical Center is considering 'security enhancements' at its Titusville hospital

8/1/2016 12:00:00 PM

HHS cybersecurity task force has second in-person meeting


The cross-industry task force was formed with a directive to prepare recommendations for improving healthcare cybersecurity

8/1/2016 11:00:00 AM

N.M. healthcare facility getting solar farm


Construction is underway on a solar farm near the San Juan Regional Medical Center

8/1/2016 9:00:00 AM

Stylish security for healthcare facilities


Healthcare facility owners can get creative by investing in newer doors and frame systems designed to withstand high abuse

8/1/2016 8:00:00 AM

Haws introduces new bottle fillers to extensive hydration line


8/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

New metric to assess and visualize data center cooling performance, launched by The Green Grid


8/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Universal Fume Hood in vented and ductless models


8/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is tech-savvy, and that makes our patients safer and staff more efficient


8/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

AAMA releases updated document for solar reflective surfaces


8/1/2016 12:00:00 AM



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