September 2016 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Healthcare facilities' hot water equipment scrutinized


Changes in a patient's length of stay can also contribute to the problem.

9/30/2016 3:00:00 PM

Report says employees download new malware every four seconds


Healthcare breach costs have jumped 282 percent since 2015

9/30/2016 2:00:00 PM

Essential elements of an OR cleaning program


Research has shown harmful pathogens can survive on surfaces for months

9/30/2016 12:15:00 PM

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Backup power failure at healthcare facilities can be a life-threatening proposition


Lawmakers ask Justice Department to investigate whether VA executives lied to Congress

9/30/2016 11:00:00 AM

Perjury probe sought over Colo. VA hospital


Lawmakers ask Justice Department to investigate whether VA executives lied to Congress

9/30/2016 9:30:00 AM

Recognized interior designs include inviting, warm spaces


The International Interior Design Association announces the winners of the 2016 Healthcare Interior Design Competition

9/30/2016 8:00:00 AM

athenahealth Launches athenaInsight, a New Editorial Hub Reporting from the Heart of the Healthcare Internet


9/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

PDI Bolsters Momentum with New Leadership Appointments and Growth Plans


9/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

National Hygiene Specialist Excellence Award Recognizes Sharon Jones – Environmental Services, Methodist Hospitals of Indiana, Gary Campus


9/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Protect and Enhance the Appearance of Concrete Floors with New Concrete Care Solutions from Sealed Air’s Diversey Care


9/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Clorox Healthcare Introduces the Next Generation of Bleach


9/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Mental hospital escape investigation finds 25,000 keys missing


Report on Seattle hospital includes a list of mistakes, blunders and deceptions at what should be a secure facility

9/29/2016 3:00:00 PM

UK/ European training center puts healthcare professionals in the heart of the action


Facility designed to increase medical proficiency and physical and mental resilience in remote and hostile environments

9/29/2016 2:00:00 PM

Microfiber products may help prevent spread of MRSA


Study finds less than 0.25% chance of bacteria transferring from microfiber to people

9/29/2016 12:00:00 PM

Hot water systems promote the growth of legionella pneumophila


New study calls for healthcare facilities to examine maintenance and operations

9/29/2016 11:00:00 AM

Four ways to reduce healthcare-associated infections


Approximately 1 in 25 patients may encounter a dangerous infection while being treated in a healthcare facility every day

9/29/2016 9:30:00 AM

Illinois hospital conducts power failure evacuation drill


Rockford healthcare facility prepares for the possibility of a major power emergency

9/29/2016 8:00:00 AM

Southco Adds Miniature Embedded Hinge With Expanded Torque For Smaller Applications


9/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

IP Innovator Details Savings, Eco-Friendly Benefits of ‘Commonsense Use of Reusable High Performance Wipers in Healthcare Setting’


9/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Western Specialty Contractors Cuts Elevator Opening Through Five Floors at Minnesota Senior Community


9/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

AHE and Kimberly-Clark Professional Announce 2016 Heart of Healthcare Award Recipient


9/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Clorox Healthcare Introduces the Next Generation of Bleach


9/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

A section of ceiling collapses at new children's hospital


No one was injured in the incident at Perth Children's Hospital

9/28/2016 3:00:00 PM

California hospital chapel designed to recharge the spirit


Sutter Solano Medical Center in Vallejo recently dedicated the first chapel the facility’s had in more than a dozen years

9/28/2016 2:00:00 PM

Body cameras, CCTV part of Queensland hospitals' safety strategy


The Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital has released CCTV of three violent incidents

9/28/2016 12:00:00 PM

Health system executives discussed armed security


Becker's Hospital Review asked three health system executives to break down the decision-making process behind their security models

9/28/2016 11:00:00 AM

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Q&A: Corrugated cardboard boxes


Brad Keyes discusses eliminating corrugated cardboard boxes

9/28/2016 10:00:00 AM

Corporate America offers lessons in staff satisfaction


There’s much that healthcare can learn from companies like Google, Microsoft, Virgin Atlantic, and Abercrombie & Fitch about staff satisfaction, according to an article on Healthcare Design

9/28/2016 9:00:00 AM

Simulation center tests new technologies


A flexible simulation environment allows technology innovators to test their products

9/28/2016 8:00:00 AM

Seyfarth Bolsters its Healthcare and Energy Practices with the Addition of Two Corporate Partners in Washington, D.C


9/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tarkett Introduces Material Health Statements To Provide Industry’s Leading Transparency Tool


9/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

American Health Council Names Darlene Benoit to Industry Board


9/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Norterre Incorporates New Urbanism Design Principles to Create Multigenerational Wellness Destination and Lifestyle


9/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

TrackVia Helps Digitize Largest Hospital Construction Project In North America


9/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Three Philadelphia heart patients among 20 in Pa. diagnosed with infection linked to heater-coolers


Heater-coolers heat or cool the blood of patients on a heart-lung bypass machine

9/27/2016 3:00:00 PM

Free white paper on pre-crisis plan available


Eaton white paper titled "Put a Plan in Place Before Disaster Strikes" on Medical Construction & Design website

9/27/2016 2:00:00 PM

New study says heat exchangers can act as Legionella reservoirs


Healthcare facilities install heat exchangers to conserve energy

9/27/2016 1:00:00 PM

The rise of the ‘bedless hospital’


Treatments are getting less invasive and recovery times are shrinking

9/27/2016 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare 'village' created in N.J.


Hackensack Meridian Health’s Meridian Health Village at Jackson is a one-stop shop

9/27/2016 11:00:00 AM

Toronto healthcare facility redesigns suites for moms


Four new self-care hospitality suites opened at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/27/2016 9:00:00 AM

Center for Health Research & Design working on three evidence-based design projects


CHRD is collaborating with local nonprofit healthcare organization BJC HealthCare to look at key healthcare environments

9/27/2016 8:00:00 AM

ROCKFON Supports WELL's Focus on Improving Human Health and Environment Through Optimized Acoustics


9/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Key Source International, Launches KSI-1801 LinkSmart Keyboard Powered by San-a-Key Software for Infection Prevention


9/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

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


9/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Laborie Medical Technologies, Inc. on its Sale to Patricia Industries


9/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

J+J Flooring Group Announces Newest Partnership with The Center for Health Design


9/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Heater-cooler units at UW Medical Center test positive for Legionella


The source of the outbreak has been linked to the hospital's water system

9/26/2016 3:00:00 PM

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Pa. nursing home hit with complaints of cockroaches, filth


Susquehanna Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Columbia was out of compliance during eight inspections in a year

9/26/2016 2:00:00 PM

Irish hospital called 'health hazard' leaving patients at high risk of infection


New report on Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar has revealed a lack of basic infection control measures

9/26/2016 12:00:00 PM

Keeping healthcare facility safety equipment and alarm systems compliant


Properly maintained fire protection equipment reduces the risk of loss, but there are many things that can make equipment noncompliant

9/26/2016 11:00:00 AM

Better inpatient unit considers patient engagement


The search for the right inpatient unit design should go beyond size, footprint and type of care, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/26/2016 10:00:00 AM

Navigating the new drone rules during healthcare facility construction


Newly published rules will provide a clearer regulatory framework for construction companies

9/26/2016 9:00:00 AM

LED lighting can save lives, energy in hospital parking garage


Reston Hospital is expecting an 81 percent reduction in annual energy consumption

9/26/2016 8:00:00 AM

Relaymed wins Client Impact Award at Allscripts Developer Summit


9/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Four Diversey Care Solutions Competing for ISSA 2016 Innovation Awards


9/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Kemper System Targets New Leed Declarations For Green Building


9/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

Upsite Technologies Expands KoldLok Offerings with Launch of SplitLok Integral and SplitLok Square Grommets


9/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

International Exposition Co. Announces 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Award Winners


9/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Is your healthcare facility prepared for an active shooter?


Healthcare facilities have unique challenges when it comes to emergency situations

9/23/2016 3:00:00 PM

Philadelphia area hospitals recognized for food initiatives


Philadelphia Department of Public Health honored six area hospitals for their healthy food initiatives through the 'Good Food, Healthy Hospitals' program

9/23/2016 2:00:00 PM

DOE surveys nurses on patient lighting


The goals were to determine what’s needed in an ideal patient room lighting system and to identify opportunities for increasing energy efficiency

9/23/2016 12:00:00 PM

Photo tour of Children’s Pavilion at Children’s Hospital of Richmond


The Children’s Pavilion at Children’s Hospital of Richmond was designed to create a gateway to the Virginia Commonwealth University campus, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/23/2016 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare costs linked to bacteria in water systems rising


Between 1991 and 2006, more than 617,000 hospitalizations related to three common plumbing pathogens resulted in around $9 billion in Medicare payments

9/23/2016 9:00:00 AM

When can existing MEP systems be reused in a renovation?


Mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems may not need to be replaced

9/23/2016 8:00:00 AM

eCLIQ Provides Flexible Access Management And Easy Installation In A Hospital Environment


9/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

Florida Hospital Implements a Biometric Identification System for Patient Security


9/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

High-Performance Solid Laundry Systems from Sunburst Chemicals Reduce Costs & Improve Linen Quality for On-Premise Healthcare Laundries


9/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

2017 AHR Expo The World’s Largest HVACR Marketplace


9/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

PYA Provides Analysis of Organizations’ Antibiotic Stewardship Effectiveness


9/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

Need for Boston hospital expansion questioned


Boston Children’s Hospital planning $1 billion facility

9/22/2016 3:00:00 PM

Joint Commission will change standards and survey process


Monthly tests under no-flow for electric motor fire pumps proposed

9/22/2016 2:00:00 PM

Lockdown after shooting lifted at Houston hospital


According to the witnesses, at least 10 shots were fired in the drive-by shooting

9/22/2016 12:00:00 PM

Fourth patient infected with Legionnaires' at UW Medical Center


The patient contracted Legionnaires' disease before water restrictions were implemented at the hospital

9/22/2016 11:00:00 AM

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Does your air measure up?


Universal Health Services sees 64 percent reduction in airborne pathogens

9/22/2016 9:00:00 AM

Detroit hospital fined for inadequate security


State Agency cited high rates of workplace violence and inadequate security measures at Detroit Receiving Hospital

9/22/2016 8:00:00 AM

PDI Healthcare to Host Educational Session at 2016 Association for the Healthcare Environment Annual Conference


9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Energy Focus, Inc. Signs on to be a Key Partner in the Healthy Energy in Healthcare Coalition


9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Piedmont Healthcare Sets New Standard for Patient Experience with Gozio Health’s Indoor Navigation Mobile Application


9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Life Line Hospital is the First Long Term Acute Care Hospital in Ohio to Enhance Patient Safety by Deploying a Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot


9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Fresh-Aire UV Introduces Surface Disinfection UV Light System for Healthcare Facilities


9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Flagship NHS hospital called filthy and unsafe


Nurse says there are too few staff to keep it clean

9/21/2016 3:00:00 PM

Ice maker, sinks linked to Legionnaires' outbreak


UW Medical Center Legionnaires' outbreak may be linked to two deaths

9/21/2016 2:00:00 PM

Reusable infection control barriers make hospital renovation safer


Fair Oaks (Va.) Hospital reconstruction project uses new barrier system

9/21/2016 12:00:00 PM

Eliminating odor in healthcare facilities


An effective way to neutralize odors is to use an odor eliminator

9/21/2016 11:00:00 AM

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Q&A: Standards regarding environmental rounds


Brad Keyes discusses standards regarding environmental rounds

9/21/2016 9:30:00 AM

Creating design unity in healthcare mergers


Combining systems, facilities creates interior design challenges

9/21/2016 8:00:00 AM

DAS Health Partners with LinkedMD to Provide Chronic Care Management Services


9/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation with Kantech Access Control


9/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Subscription Pricing Model Propels RF Code to Over 125,000+ Racks Under Management


9/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

PURELL Brand Extends Portfolio with Launch of PURELL Surface Disinfecting and Sanitizing Sprays


9/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Phoenix VA Health Care System Deploys Germ-Zapping Robots to Enhance Veteran Safety


9/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Minnesota Public Radio, Mayo Clinic offer classical relaxation to patients


Research indicates that music can aid healing in many ways, such as improving pain control

9/20/2016 3:00:00 PM

Silver-based treatment reduces bacteria in hospital laundry


Treating patient textiles with ionic silver after washing can decrease contamination

9/20/2016 2:00:00 PM

Insights into clinic design


Post-occupancy evaluations of four clinics using the open team center model reveal which design strategies are most successful, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/20/2016 12:00:00 PM

Benefits of wireless access control


Key cards, PINs, passwords and biometrics are a few of the options available

9/20/2016 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals must adopt disaster management standards by Nov. 2017


Four best-practice standards for handling natural and man-made disasters mandated

9/20/2016 9:00:00 AM

University of Iowa Children's Hospital plans move-in drills


A logistical session and two dry runs are planned before real move

9/20/2016 8:00:00 AM

Galaxy rx Joins Tru Collection to Help Reduce Sound, Improve Ergonomics, Decrease Fall Impacts in Healthcare Settings


9/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

SANUWAVE Receives Its First Canadian Patent for the Energy Industry Regarding the Use of Shock Waves in Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil Recovery


9/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sharecare Wins Four Digital Health Awards


9/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Behavioral Health Pioneer Palo Alto Health Sciences, Inc. Adds New Chief Clinical Officer and Vice President of Business Development


9/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine Readers Award Wattstopper with Two Product of the Year Awards


9/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Study suggests bodily fluids can spread Zika


Tears, saliva, vomit, urine or stool may have the potential to transmit Zika

9/19/2016 3:00:00 PM

Hospital's safety problems tied to holes in fire compartment walls


The breaches in the £380million structure could affect how fire spreads around the hospital

9/19/2016 2:00:00 PM

Detroit hospital fined for lax workplace security


Detroit Medical Center is also under fire again for instrument cleaning practices

9/19/2016 1:00:00 PM

IoT revolutionizing healthcare


New technology can help predict future healthcare trends

9/19/2016 12:00:00 PM

Link found between antibacterial ingredients in dust and antibiotic resistance


Scientists find a link between antimicrobial substances like triclosan and levels of antibiotic resistant genes

9/19/2016 11:00:00 AM

Mayo Clinic reduces employee cafeteria hours


Staffing shortages and low demand blamed

9/19/2016 9:00:00 AM

Texas Health Huguley Hospital held two mock move-in days prior to transporting patients to the new location


New 140-bed hospital built to accommodate future expansion

9/19/2016 8:00:00 AM

Port of Long Beach Upgrades its Surveillance Network’s Wireless Connectivity with Siklu's Millimeter Wave solutions


9/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

OptimumEDGE Makes HVAC Energy Efficiency Easy and Affordable


9/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Kentec Protects Top Cambridge Biolab Facilit


9/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sealed Air’s Diversey Care Makes Global Triclosan-free Commitment within its Hand Care Line


9/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Deb Group Launches Deb Stokoderm Frost, a Pre-work Cream Designed to Keep Skin Healthy in Cold Working Environments


9/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Five ways healthcare facilities are improving the workplace


Hospitals are trying to reduce clinician burnout

9/16/2016 3:00:00 PM

Gundersen Health System environmental services department honored


Environmental services department adopts 'Every patient is my patient' motto

9/16/2016 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals working to accommodate obese patients


Hospitals across the country are making structural changes to support an increasingly heavy patient population

9/16/2016 1:00:00 PM

Connecticut hospitals working to reduce night noise


Clattering carts, overly bright lights and frequent disruptions discouraged at night

9/16/2016 12:00:00 PM

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Healthcare facilities – a recipe for data breach disaster


The bring your own device (BYOD) trend, while helpful for doctors, nurses and hospitals, has opened the malicious floodgates to a host of cyber-attack possibilities

9/16/2016 11:00:00 AM

Employee shot in Arizona healthcare facility parking garage


Tucson Medical Center was locked down and people were escorted to their cars after shooting

9/16/2016 10:00:00 AM

Organization supporting next generation of evidence-based design researchers


Center for Health Design requesting proposals to improve healthcare outcomes through the built environment

9/16/2016 8:00:00 AM

Iqarus Acquires RS Occupational Health


9/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care Launches Intellicare, a Complete Hand Care System Featuring the World’s First Hybrid Touchless Technology


9/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Fresh-Aire UV Introduces Surface Disinfection UV Light System for Healthcare Facilities


9/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Senior Healthcare Executive Indrajit Obeysekere Joins Meridian as Vice President of Client Services


9/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Northeast Ohio Based Kline Construction Announces Corporate Name Change To Kline Rostocil Construction


9/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

America has a surgical instrument quality epidemic


Detroit facility must explain how 11 years of sterile processing challenges went unaddressed

9/15/2016 3:00:00 PM

Researchers exploring alarm fatigue


University of California San Francisco team is working to help combat alarm fatigue among clinicians

9/15/2016 1:00:00 PM

Dirty medical tools dangers just emerging


Unclean surgical, medical instruments are nothing new

9/15/2016 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility leaders are aiming for noise-free hospitals


Noise pollution in hospitals can threaten patient safety

9/15/2016 11:00:00 AM

House panel investigating Long Island V.A. hospital


Operating rooms were closed after sand-size black particles fell from air ducts

9/15/2016 9:00:00 AM

Nevada project uses BIM/3-D integrated workflow


UHS Henderson Hospital engineers and detailers collaborated to produce design deliverables and shop drawings from the same 3-D BIM model, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/15/2016 8:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products Showcases Complete Security Solution, Cyber Security Program at ASIS 2016


9/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Aptose Submits Formal Response to Clinical Hold for APTO-253


9/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Adds Cintas Active Scraper Floor Mat to its High Performance Series


9/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Labelmaster Offers Economical Solution for Companies Shipping Defective, Damaged Lithium Batteries


9/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

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


9/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

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Q&A: New testing and inspection requirements


Brad Keyes discusses new testing and inspection requirements

9/14/2016 3:00:00 PM

University of Miami Health Care gets grant to build life skills gym


Gym will help patients practice typical home activities in preparation for discharge

9/14/2016 2:00:00 PM

New, smaller hospital to replace failing Colorado facility


New facility will have two inpatient beds and a 24/7 ER

9/14/2016 1:00:00 PM

Fire safety fears force remedial work healthcare facility


Builder is carrying out remedial work at a hospital it built ten years ago

9/14/2016 12:00:00 PM

Lightning strike, fire sparks evacuation at Florida hospital


Surgeries were canceled at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point

9/14/2016 11:00:00 AM

Unsanitary conditions found in N.J. pediatrician's exam room


Problems with storage and disposal of vaccines and biohazardous materials found

9/14/2016 9:15:00 AM

Proposed CMS emergency preparedness standards not expected to be 'radical departure’


CMS is expected to adopt its own standards by the end of 2016

9/14/2016 8:00:00 AM

Pryme iPhone Compatible Bluetooth Accessories Optimize Kodiak Broadband Push-To-Talk Solutions for Industries Worldwide


9/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

AdvantageCare Physicians Appoints New President and Chief Medical Officer


9/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Kingspan Insulation Explores Expansion Opportunities in North America


9/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Federation Announces Call for Applications for the 2016-17 Geri Wolff Scholarship


9/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Make Well-Advised Decisions with iBos’ 7.8 Management Reports


9/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Des Moines hospital issues warning to open-heart surgery patients after two infections


About 2,600 patients may be at risk for infections linked to a device used during surgery

9/13/2016 3:00:00 PM

Extending life of healthcare facility linens


Linen care can sometimes take a back seat to saving a dollar in the short term

9/13/2016 2:00:00 PM

Cleveland healthcare facility to include medical school


New structure will house the new Case Western Reserve University Health Education campus

9/13/2016 1:00:00 PM

Software calculates long-term costs of green products


Practice Greenhealth unveils sustainability tool

9/13/2016 12:00:00 PM

Design flaws blamed for Royal Hospital for Sick Children delay


Pressure to meet deadlines and “seriously flawed” designs linked to six-month delay

9/13/2016 11:00:00 AM

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PACE is here to stay


The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly is gaining momentum across the country as a cost-effective and compassionate way to support the desires of frail elders to live in their homes

9/13/2016 9:00:00 AM

Tru-D SmartUVC Deployed at Frye Regional


9/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Air-Scent International Introduces New Packaging for Solid Squair Air Freshener Wafers


9/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sherwin-Williams Selects ‘Poised Taupe’ as 2017 Color of the Year


9/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

MovinCool Offers New Guide to Buying Portable Air Conditioners and Spot Cooling Units


9/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

ISSA Announces 2016 Award Winners


9/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Michigan launches probe of dirty instruments at healthcare facility


Doctors have been complaining about dirty, broken and missing surgical instruments for years

9/12/2016 3:00:00 PM

Storm damage forces Oklahoma hospital to transport patients


Severe weather leaves behind flooding and structural damage

9/12/2016 2:00:00 PM

Outsourcing healthcare food service is common


The company that Mayo plans to contract with for its food and nutrition services works with about 650 hospitals and health systems nationally

9/12/2016 12:00:00 PM

FDA bans triclosan from antibacterial soap


Over-the-counter consumer antiseptic wash products with one or more of 19 specific active ingredients can no longer be marketed

9/12/2016 11:00:00 AM

Designing flexible core labs in healthcare facilities


Ideal lab promotes collaboration and is flexible and easily modified

9/12/2016 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare construction rising


Spending for new hospital construction is projected to be more than $7 billion in 2016

9/12/2016 8:00:00 AM

Upsite Technologies Expands KoldLok Offerings with Launch of SplitLok Integral and SplitLok Square Grommets


9/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

10-Ton Heat Pumps, 3- to 5-ton Air Conditioning Systems Added to Luxaire Eclipse rooftop Replacement Units


9/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Skanska USA Signs Contract to Build New Hospital in New Jersey


9/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Nlyte’s Data Center Optimization Expertise Showcased at BMC Engage, Data Center World


9/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Puncture-Proof Tires Enhance Reliability Of Rugged General Jet Set Gas Jets


9/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Ohio memory care facility designed to look like a 1940s small town


Lantern of Chagrin Valley has interior courtyards and corridors that look like tiny houses with front porches looking out over a golf course

9/9/2016 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities prepare for Zika by expanding care, partnerships


Hospitals open specialty clinics to learn about the virus

9/9/2016 2:00:00 PM

University of Rochester Medical Center Selects Virtual Mgr's HealthClean Pro Environmental Services Management Platform


9/9/2016 1:45:00 PM

Basketball team, health system partner for healthcare facility


Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin get naming rights to Milwaukee Bucks training facility

9/9/2016 12:00:00 PM

Irish nursing home embraces hand hygiene


Interviews with new residents, staff include a session on hand-washing

9/9/2016 11:00:00 AM

Same-day surgery center offers homey recovery space


N.Y.C.'s Josie Robertson Surgery Center provides patients a soothing environment

9/9/2016 9:00:00 AM

Nursing home fined after laptop with patients' details stolen


Facility in North Ireland cited for data breach related to sensitive details about patients and staff

9/9/2016 8:00:00 AM

Duro-Last Inc. Launches New, Mobile-Responsive Website


9/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Nexvet Biopharma Reports Full Year Fiscal 2016 Results


9/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls and Tyco Complete Merger


9/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

OSHA, Health Canada Update Plan to Align Labelling and Classification Requirements for Hazardous Workplace Chemicals


9/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Evidence of Zika found in tears


Study suggests contact with infected eyes may play a role in spreading the disease

9/8/2016 3:00:00 PM

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Hospital infection prevention: Project/worksite isolation with construction, renovation and maintenance activities/quality control


Most of the facility reconfigurations that require extensive renovation and construction usually occur in and around patient care areas where the risk to patients, staff and visitors may be extremely high

9/8/2016 2:00:00 PM

IPs' role in healthcare laundering practices


Too often, infection prevention professionals don't realize that improperly laundered healthcare linens can pose a risk

9/8/2016 12:00:00 PM

Internet of Things in healthcare creating fundamental changes


Rate of connectivity is accelerating

9/8/2016 11:00:00 AM

Elderly patients moved from U.K. hospital ward over fire safety fears


NHS Tayside closes a ward for elderly people at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Dundee, citing environmental risks as the reason

9/8/2016 9:00:00 AM

IT can help hospitals prepare for natural disasters


Hospitals monitor weather patterns to maintain needed levels of care, supplies

9/8/2016 8:00:00 AM

Transforming iPad Safety in Healthcare: A Case in Point


9/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cushman & Wakefield U.S. Macro Forecast: Economic Expansion Resilient


9/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Do You Have the Right HOSPECO First Aid Kits?


9/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Fluid Technology Receives Frost & Sullivan Excellence In Best Practices Award


9/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

SC Johnson Announces Acquisition of STERIS Applied Infection Control Business


9/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

‘Corporate bullying’ by utility may close Texas hospital


Luminant's attempts to reduce its property tax bill could affect Glen Rose Hospital

9/7/2016 3:00:00 PM

VCU Medical Center police officer recognized for saving life


Guard has experience as a certified emergency medical technician and former advanced life support provider

9/7/2016 1:00:00 PM

Design strategies can quiet healthcare environments


Research has found that noise in healthcare settings can prevent patients from sleeping and increase their stress and blood pressure, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/7/2016 12:00:00 PM

Florida hospital active shooter plan reducing violence


Parrish Medical Center's planning prevented a random shooting from escalating

9/7/2016 11:00:00 AM

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Q&A: Door signage for oxygen cylinder storage


Brad Keyes discusses door signage for oxygen cylinder storage

9/7/2016 9:30:00 AM

Orange County to get first emergency centers for psych patients


California healthcare facilities will treat people who suffer sudden psychiatric episodes

9/7/2016 8:00:00 AM

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


9/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

NOVADAQ to Present at the 2016 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference


9/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

The Garland Company Donates More Than $80K to Cancer Research


9/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

ISSA Offers Third-Party Training Center Verification


9/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Revolutionary Fast Installation System - nora nTx Cuts Install Time in Half


9/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Indiana health system will open eight microhospitals


St. Vincent's plan will answer need for acute care in central Indiana

9/6/2016 3:00:00 PM

Union offers Mayo Clinic compromise in food-service workers dispute


SEIU Healthcare Minnesota calls proposal a win-win that could end the ongoing fight

9/6/2016 2:00:00 PM

Do more healthcare-laundry regulation programs cause confusion?


There are different programs available, along with federal and regional requirements

9/6/2016 1:00:00 PM

Cybersecurity survey finds providers are enhancing programs


Survey says lack of appropriate personnel and financial resources are barriers

9/6/2016 12:00:00 PM

ASC infection-control compliance needs a team approach


Ambulatory surgery centers often don't have a person dedicated to infection control

9/6/2016 11:00:00 AM

Survey explores lighting in healthcare facilities


The average engineering firm specifies $868,411 in lighting and lighting control products for healthcare facilities annually

9/6/2016 9:00:00 AM

Holding textile laundering to a higher standard


HLAC president answers questions on improving safety

9/6/2016 8:00:00 AM

Heaviland Landscape Management Wins Two CLCA Awards


9/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

CVMC Invests in UV Disinfection Systems For Additional Protection From Hospital-Associated Infections


9/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Wausau Window and Wall Systems Opens Production Training Lab with Support from the City Economic Development Committee


9/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

RAISE Energy Announces the 2016 Top 5 Energy Reduction Technologies


9/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Energy-efficient Buildings Create ‘Triple Bottom Line’ Benefits


9/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cleveland Clinic power failure sends patients home


A short circuit in basement wiring knocked out the power

9/2/2016 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities calling for sustainable meat and poultry


Health systems urge food producers to offer more meat and poultry products raised without routine antibiotics

9/2/2016 2:00:00 PM

Colorado healthcare facilities train for disaster


Drill tests regional response to mass-casualty incident

9/2/2016 12:00:00 PM

Mayo outsourcing of food service jobs looks familiar to some


The pending switch from Sodexo to Morrison Healthcare will transition about 700 local workers in southern Minnesota

9/2/2016 11:00:00 AM

Ways healthcare facilities can support staff after a disaster


New guidance from the Department of Health and Human Services offers tips on caring for employees

9/2/2016 9:00:00 AM

Study shows coordinated effort can reduce CRE 75 percent


Johns Hopkins reports that regional coordination among hospitals helps reduce HAIs

9/2/2016 8:00:00 AM

Response Team 1 Named to Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies for Third Consecutive Year


9/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Highly Advanced Facial Protection With Brass Knuckle Vader Combo


9/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

ACEEE Presents 2016 Champion Of Energy Efficiency In Buildings Awards


9/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Flisekompaniet Has Chosen BizView


9/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Pulse Systems Appoints Charles Walls as President and CEO


9/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Video

Kentucky hospital dining trying to top area restaurants


The University of Kentucky Hospital opened Chandler Dining, a new food-court-like dining facility and kitchen that also serves patients in the hospital

9/1/2016 3:00:00 PM

Bacterium enters Maryland hospital through its water system


Water tests found Pseudomonas bacterium in four sinks in Prince George’s County Hospital Center's neonatal intensive care unit, and two more sinks in another area of the hospital

9/1/2016 2:00:00 PM

Many health IT pros still don't encrypt


Industry's top data guardians are feeling hampered in their efforts to protect their organizations by a lack of manpower and money

9/1/2016 12:00:00 PM

Mock drill coordinates efforts of N.Y. community hospitals


Healthcare facilities practiced with a scenario in which a MQ-9 unmanned aircraft crashed on Fort Drum.

9/1/2016 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Using Deep UV LEDs to prevent the spread of infectious disease


Instead of vaporizing toxic mercury to generate UV light, deep UV LEDs use semiconductor technology to achieve similar benefits with additional key advantages

9/1/2016 9:00:00 AM

Spaulding Rehabilitation recognized for cutting energy use


ASHE's first Energy Champion reduced energy use by 15 percent

9/1/2016 8:00:00 AM

NYR. Facade in Final Stages for World Trade Center Project


9/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Gets $12.9M Contract to Modernize Technology at Methodist University Hospital


9/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Carrier Announces Annual Distributor Scholarships


9/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

McKinstry, Partners Win Grant to Research & Distribute Safety Innovations


9/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Integrated Security Offers 2016 ASIS Preview


9/1/2016 12:00:00 AM



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