January 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Video surveillance can curb drug thefts


Height markers should be placed at exits to help identify suspects and video cameras should be positioned at strategic locations

1/31/2017 3:00:00 PM

Pa. rehab center renovates for a more relaxing feel


Shenandoah Heights facility installs murals depicting local sites

1/31/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Hand-hygiene compliance up after safety stand-down


A 'stand-down' is when everyone stops what they're doing, so that an issue can be immediately addressed

1/31/2017 12:00:00 PM

Dayton Children's increases scope of tower project


The healthcare facility has decided to build-out the seventh floor

1/31/2017 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on stormwater planning for health and resilience at MedStar Harbor Hospital


The 2017 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

1/31/2017 10:00:00 AM

Experts discuss healthcare cybersecurity


2016 averaged one healthcare data breach per day

1/31/2017 9:00:00 AM

IoT integration one of video surveillance's newest upgrades


Latest video surveillance systems designed to overcome challenges that come with a healthcare environment

1/31/2017 8:00:00 AM

Green Span Profiles Receives Florida Approval for Walls, Roofing


1/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Greenheck Expands Plenum Fan Line with Model APD


1/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Prevent Flooding and Damage During Rainstorms with Tips from Heaviland Landscape Management


1/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Brivo Launches Brivo Mobile Pass to Open Doors Using Smartphones


1/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

MRI Inventor to Receive the Medtech Innovation Catalyst Award


1/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Dirty instrument found at Detroit hospital one day after investigation ends


Michigan regulators are reviewing whether to reopen probe

1/30/2017 3:00:00 PM

Human error blamed for embryo-destroying hospital blackout


A hospital generator failure was likely caused by human error in wrongly leaving a control switch off

1/30/2017 2:00:00 PM

Conn. healthcare facility offers concierge-style services


Newton physicians' office built with patient comfort and privacy in mind

1/30/2017 12:00:00 PM

Group gathered to discuss ideal future of healthcare


The Brooklyn Medical Relations Council asked The Center for Health Design to bring together a small, diverse group of experts to help create a new hospital, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/30/2017 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on improving healthcare infrastructure


The 2017 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

1/30/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Study says UV light helps eliminate four superbugs


UVC was used against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA; vancomycin-resistant enterococci, or VRE; Acinetobacter and Clostridium difficile

1/30/2017 9:00:00 AM

Vermont Healthcare facility creates 'safe space' for patients


Grace Cottage Hospital's emergency department's 'safe room' built for vulnerable patients

1/30/2017 8:00:00 AM

Introducing the Inaugural Medical Capital Innovation Competition


1/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

CENTRIA Releases Rainscreen Wall Systems Brochure


1/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Launches Program to Help Women Re-enter the Workforce


1/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

PDI Welcomes Industry-Leading Experts to Further the Advancement of its leading Infection Prevention Technology


1/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

RLE Technologies Receives Patent for Embedded Mapping in Nested Facility Management Devices


1/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

N.J. healthcare facility to test employees, patients for lead


Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is giving lead tests to its workers, patients and visitors

1/27/2017 3:00:00 PM

Central Florida expecting busy year of healthcare construction


Projects range from new hospitals to free-standing emergency departments and medical office buildings

1/27/2017 2:00:00 PM

Nova Scotia emergency rooms to get security upgrade


Report makes 12 recommendations to improve safety

1/27/2017 1:00:00 PM

Drills help Texas healthcare facility prepare for the worst


Medical Center Hospital tries to maintain supplies to be self sufficient for 96 hours

1/27/2017 12:00:00 PM

Village to help Alzheimer's patients planned for San Diego


A fake town modeled after 1950s American culture to be finished in 2018

1/27/2017 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on NFPA 45: Flammable liquids and other hazardous materials in laboratories


The 2017 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

1/27/2017 9:00:00 AM

Preparing for an active shooter


American Hospital Association webinar outlines steps to prepare for a gunman

1/27/2017 8:00:00 AM

Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces Bluetooth Wireless Lighting Control System


1/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

SBIC Recognizes 2016 Beyond Green Award Winners


1/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Multistack Acquires Desert Aire to Expand Energy-Efficient HVAC Offerings


1/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Health Care Institute Reveals Planning Strategies Supporting the Retailization of Healthcare


1/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

ROCKFON Presents 'Designing with Metal Ceilings' AIA/CES Educational Course


1/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Top patient safety issues for 2017


The Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality editorial team chose 10 patient safety issues for providers to prioritize in 2017

1/26/2017 3:00:00 PM

Wander management for long-term facilities


Resident wandering is a serious patient safety issue in long-term care, but recent technology solutions have helped, according to an article on the Longterm Living magazine website

1/26/2017 2:00:00 PM

New designs released for £75m Manchester hospital


A new U.K. hospital in Manchester has been redesigned following planning approval

1/26/2017 1:00:00 PM

Addiction facility in Berkshires takes advantage of natural setting


Swift River Massachusetts in the Berkshire mountains has an abundance of natural wildlife that can be used as a resource to help ground clients, according to an article on the Behavioral Healthcare Executive website

1/26/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital's discount store purchases questioned


Scottish hospital gets glowing report – but concerns raised about tubs bought from Poundstretchers

1/26/2017 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on energy reduction — a Harvard Medical School case study


The 2017 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

1/26/2017 9:00:00 AM

Physical therapy facilities are changing with market


Physical therapy practices are adjusting to changes in technological advancements

1/26/2017 8:00:00 AM

Bulbrite Launches Over 40 New Products at Lightovation 2017


1/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cooling Products From Vertiv Earn Trusted AHRI Certified Mark Assuring Performance


1/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

‘Internet Of Things’ Botnets Present Unmanageable Cybersecurity Risk, Warns Juniper Research


1/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Registration for 2017 Niagara Forum Now Open


1/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Eaton Delivers Enhanced Flexibility and Efficiency with 5P Rackmount Compact UPS


1/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nevada dementia care facility features in-room sensors


Technology helps staff see crisis before it fully develops

1/25/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Lighting

Healthcare design patients of all ages


Designers look for ways to design healthcare facilities for hard-to-classify 'boomers'

1/25/2017 2:00:00 PM

Adolescent and young adult oncology coalition unit designed for distraction, comfort


The Fort Worth Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology Coalition Unit at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center—Fort Worth is the first AYA oncology inpatient unit within an adult healthcare facility in the U.S., according to an article/photo tour on the Healthcare Design website

1/25/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Addition of UV light cuts transmission of bacteria by 30 percent


Randomized trial finds use of UV-C machines can cut transmission of four major superbugs

1/25/2017 12:00:00 PM

NFMT event to include seminar on ADA review for healthcare facilities


The 2017 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

1/25/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Doors wedged open


Brad Keyes discusses restrictions on doors wedged open

1/25/2017 10:00:00 AM

Chicago convent turned into cancer center


As healthcare demand grows, existing spaces are being adapted to fill needs

1/25/2017 8:00:00 AM

EPA Honors 2016 Energy Star Combined Heat and Power Award Winners


1/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Acentech Consults on New Inpatient Building at University of Vermont Medical Center


1/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Disruptive Innovations in Global Behavioral Health Market Create Double-Digit Growth for Digital Applications


1/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Clow Valve Selects Orion for Iowa Facility Upgrade


1/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Larco White Paper Reveals Copper as a Helpful Ally in Reducing Hospital-acquired Infections


1/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

SEIU's food service workers approve Mayo proposal


Five hundred food service workers have approved the first of two votes required to accept a Mayo Clinic compromise

1/24/2017 3:00:00 PM

2016 investors were bullish on health information technology


Digital and consumer-focused applications and services were most popular

1/24/2017 2:00:00 PM

OSHA finds Wisconsin medical clinic exposed workers to asbestos hazards


Company knew of asbestos-containing material since 2008

1/24/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Technology can boost hand-hygiene compliance


Electronic hand-hygiene monitoring more thorough than direct observation

1/24/2017 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on stormwater planning for health and resilience at MedStar Harbor Hospital


The 2017 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

1/24/2017 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility adopts airline-like digital wayfinding


Carle Foundation Hospital app combines wayfinding and scheduling

1/24/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Respiratory outbreak closes nursing home to visitors


The nursing home portion of the Espanola Regional Hospital and Health Centre has been closed to visitors since Jan. 6

1/24/2017 8:00:00 AM

Wausau names Russell Williams as architectural sales representative for Southern California and Hawaii


1/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Christ Hospital Health Network Unveils Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots, Enhancing Patient Safety


1/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bulbrite Unveils New Website at Lightovation January 2017


1/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Ecore Participates in Patient Safety Collaborative Research Project


1/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

New STTI Book Offers Nurses, Nursing Students Insight into 60 Nursing Careers Away from the Bedside


1/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sixty percent of health equipment in Africa destroyed by rats


Expert said the situation pointed to the dangers that exist when biomedical engineers are not consulted in the management of health equipment

1/23/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Superbug may be more widespread than previously known


Study says drug-resistant CRE superbugs may be spreading more widely than previously thought

1/23/2017 2:00:00 PM

Technology use can trim healthcare facility expenses


Blockchain and Internet of Things can cut costs by 20 percent

1/23/2017 1:00:00 PM

Limerick hospital fire safety lapses spur threats of legal action


Emergency room at University Hospital ‘not fit-for-purpose’

1/23/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Dementia facility outbreaks highlight infection control issues


Long-term care facilities have increased challenges with infection control

1/23/2017 11:00:00 AM

Not all menus are created equal for Michigan healthcare facilities


Hospital food is moving slowly from high-fat to healthy, but there are exceptions

1/23/2017 10:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on improving healthcare infrastructure


The 2017 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

1/23/2017 9:00:00 AM

Video

Video: Adaptive reuse in healthcare


Architect posts a talk on dealing with 'retailization' of outpatient care

1/23/2017 8:00:00 AM

Sherwin-Williams provides flooring applicators fast return to service with slower-set polyaspartic coating


1/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Margulies Perruzzi Architects Completes Expansion of Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Cape Cod


1/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

UV Disinfection Proven Effective by Newly-published Duke Health Study


1/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

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


1/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Danfoss Names New Sales Manager to Support Electric Heating Business


1/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospital safety measures have changed since 1998 infant kidnapping


Kidnapping of Kamiyah Mobley from a Jacksonville, Fla., hospital just hours after birth spurred a dramatic increase in hospital security

1/20/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

More cleaning staff at hospitals urged


The Ontario Council of Hospital Unions says there isn’t sufficient cleaning staff to keep hospitals clean

1/20/2017 1:30:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Pan-resistant bacteria now considered worldwide threat


Woman in Reno, Nev., killed by superbug after visiting India

1/20/2017 12:00:00 PM

Many big health systems buying up community hospitals


Health systems are racing to buy community hospitals in the south suburbs of Chicago

1/20/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

State says patient contracted Legionnaires' disease while at Flint hospital


An unidentified patient was infected last fall while being cared for at McLaren Flint Hospital

1/20/2017 8:00:00 AM

Litecontrol’s Inde-Pendants 32L Sets a New Standard for Decorative Fixture Design


1/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Chattanoogan Hotel Selects M&M Productions USA as In-House Audiovisual Contractor


1/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

American Cancer Society Delivers Lifesaving Messages with NewTek TriCaster


1/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mainframe Cost Control: New Version Software to Get the Most Out of Country Multiplex Pricing


1/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

CEL Introduces New High Performance, Low Cost RF Switches for Communication Applications


1/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Fresno nursing home shuts off water after patient tests positive for Legionnaires


The Horizon Health and Subacute Care facility is investigating how a resident was infected

1/19/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Technology's impact on hospital hygiene is growing


New survey says modernized healthcare equipment can have a significant impact

1/19/2017 2:00:00 PM

Conman sells fake fire safety glass to healthcare facilities


Fake fire-resistant glass was sold to hospitals and primary schools across Ireland and the U.K.

1/19/2017 1:00:00 PM

Massachusetts hospital adds digital welcome for kids


MassGeneral Hospital's animated video talks about the layout of the unit, furnishings and equipment in the exam room, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/19/2017 12:00:00 PM

Mobile dental facility connecting with community


The Nicklaus Children's Hospital mobile health unit is fitted with two dental suites

1/19/2017 11:00:00 AM

Connecting design strategy to experience


One of the most challenging tasks that architects face is how to convey design intent in a way that transcends aesthetics

1/19/2017 10:00:00 AM

Decentralized nursing stations can come with unintended consequences


Nursing stations were moved to lessen walking distances for nurses and allow for more time at the bedside

1/19/2017 9:00:00 AM

Broward Health CEO discusses Fort Lauderdale airport shooting


Hospital took in more than 50 patients following the incident

1/19/2017 8:00:00 AM

Parterre Introduces New Luxury Vinyl Collection


1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

OSHA Issues Recommended Practices to Promote Workplace Anti-Retaliation Programs


1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Adds High Bay Modules to EVERLINE LED Product Offerings


1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Force Partners Enabling the Evolution of Building Lighting Solutions with Eaton’s Lighting Products


1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Fighting Heavy Foot Traffic with Optimal Footprint: Diversey Care Introduces TASKI swingo XD Series


1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Poor and sick checking out libraries for healthcare


Libraries adding healthcare clinics to literacy services

1/18/2017 3:00:00 PM

Mayo food service proposal waiting for union response


Mayo's proposal would bridge the compensation gap through 2017 in exchange for SEIU withdrawing its formal complaints

1/18/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

WHO's guidelines for infection prevention


Healthcare facilities are continually challenged by healthcare-associated infections

1/18/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Treating hospital air: A corporate infection prevention director’s answer to the problem of air contamination


The answer was found in an existing patented disinfection solution that combines an ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) chamber and air circulating fans with an overhead ceiling light.

1/18/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Converting a cath lab procedure room to storage


Brad Keyes discusses hazardous-storage regulations

1/18/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Justifying price of whole-room disinfection robot


Whole-room disinfection is not only a matter of patient safety, but also one of effective cost containment

1/18/2017 9:00:00 AM

Children's cancer center supports patients' needs with its physical environment


Cincinnati Children’s Hospital remodeled an outpatient clinic space and elevator lobby into a new Adolescent and Young Adult inpatient unit, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/18/2017 8:00:00 AM

Willowsford Reports Record Sales for 2016, Named as One of Top 50 Master-Planned Communities in the Nation


1/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lunera's New CFL LED Replacement Lamp is First to Achieve DLC v4 Listing for Greater Energy Efficiency and Higher Efficacy


1/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Providers Trust Choice MedWaste


1/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Germ-Zapping Robots Put to the Test to Combat Hospital-Acquired Infections


1/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

James Golinveaux Named President and CEO of The Viking Group


1/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities boost security after attempts to abduct infant


A woman was escorted out of multiple hospitals in Tacoma area

1/17/2017 3:00:00 PM

Supporting team-based healthcare through design


Teamwork areas feature collaborative space that provide separation from the exam areas

1/17/2017 2:00:00 PM

Designing healthcare facilities that benefit community life


Facilities can be interwoven into the fabric of urban life

1/17/2017 1:00:00 PM

Presence Health settles With OCR for HIPAA breach


The settlement is the first to enforce the notification rule

1/17/2017 12:00:00 PM

2016's most expensive hospital renovation projects listed


Becker's Hospital Review gathers 34 of the most expensive hospital facility expansions or renovations announced or completed in 2016

1/17/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Ensuring central utility plant reliability


Code compliance and budget constraints are two of the challenges

1/17/2017 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare urged to update software


2017 should be the year the legacy information technology solutions used by many healthcare providers are replaced

1/17/2017 9:00:00 AM

Virginia facility planned with graywater recycling system


To meet goal for a 25 percent campus-wide potable water use reduction the University of Virginia Health System will collect and filter storm water and condensate from the air handling unit, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/17/2017 8:00:00 AM

Strong Intellectual Property Strategy in Companion Diagnostics Creates Growth Opportunities


1/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

American Time Announces EverAlert


1/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Research Finds EarlySense’s Contact-Free Technology to be 92% Accurate Compared with Gold Standard Polysomnography


1/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sunburst Chemicals Introduces Tamper Proof Foaming Hand Soap Dispenser


1/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cleveland County Courthouse Installs ADA Compliant and Section 508 Compliant Navigo Kiosk


1/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities feel impact of extreme heat


Majority of Southeastern Australia hospitals not designed with weather risks in mind

1/16/2017 3:00:00 PM

Orlando healthcare facility's mass casualty drills helped them prepare for shooting


Forty-four victims were taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center after nightclub shooting

1/16/2017 1:30:00 PM

CMS star rating formula changed in December update


CMS star rating formula changed in December update

1/16/2017 12:00:00 PM

Stopping healthcare facility energy loss at the door


Opening and closing doors can expend large amounts of energy

1/16/2017 11:00:00 AM

100 great hospitals listed


Becker's Hospital Review released its 2016 list of 100 Great Hospitals in America

1/16/2017 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare architect discusses designing beyond big data


Healthcare Design asks Don Thomas, principal and director of interior design at BWBR, to share what’s got their attention

1/16/2017 8:00:00 AM

Wattstopper Passive Infrared Wall Switch Sensor Now Features Manual-ON Operation for Cost-Effective Code Compliance and Energy Savings


1/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

PDI Expands Leadership Team with New Executive in Residence


1/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Call for Entries: Siemens’ Fourth Annual Engineering Innovation Award for Fire and Life Safety Design


1/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digi Security Systems Offers Integrated Electronic Surveillance Systems Ideal for the Healthcare Environment


1/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

KBIS 2017: DuPont Corian Shows How it Can Combine Contemporary Design and Performance in New & Fascinating Displays


1/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Blog

Data analytics, Internet of Things create new frontier in fire and life safety


New strategies and technology are shaping healthcare facility fire-safety planning in the 21st century

1/13/2017 3:00:00 PM

Telehealth's impact on healthcare's physical environment


Technology has decreased the traffic into and capital spent on brick-and-mortar healthcare facilities

1/13/2017 2:00:00 PM

Key aspects of wayfinding


A comprehensive wayfinding strategy lives at the intersection of healthcare facility design and communication, according to an article on the healthcare Design website

1/13/2017 1:00:00 PM

Lessons learned from cybersecurity in 2016


Hackers had found their prime target in the healthcare industry in 2016

1/13/2017 12:00:00 PM

Geisinger plans 'radical' approach to improve population health


The program’s first project will be a Fresh Food Pharmacy to provide more healthy eating options to people in the Scranton area

1/13/2017 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Bed bugs, bite risks and healthcare facilities: What every manager needs to know


As more is learned of the cryptic and adaptive bed bug, control programs must also adapt to continue providing protection to health care facilities and their patients.

1/13/2017 9:00:00 AM

3-D mapping allows seniors to explore community


Residents and visitors can use an app to take virtual tours of the community

1/13/2017 8:00:00 AM

Kim Taranto Appointed ISSA Oceania Manager


1/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospitality Group Discovers Trifecta of Synergistic Communication Solutions and Paves the Way for Other Industries


1/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

EnviroPure Helps California Businesses Satisfy Expanded Organics Recycling Law


1/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

SCA Simplifies Washroom Renovations with New Product Suite


1/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals warned of potential terrorist attacks


The United States Department of Health and Human Services sent a letter to officials in the public health sector

1/12/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Lighting

Biophilic design supports behavioral health


Because biophilia results in environments that comfort, it’s relevant to the design of behavioral health spaces, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/12/2017 2:00:00 PM

Perth hospital says filters would take care of lead contamination in water


Experts have so far failed to find the source of lead that has driven elevated levels in the hospital's water supply

1/12/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

N.M. VA hospital getting energy-saving upgrades


Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque and the El Paso VA Health Care System will receive almost $22 million in upgrades

1/12/2017 12:00:00 PM

Cuts to environmental services staff lead to rise in hospital-acquired infections, study says


Union representatives drew a relationship between hospital underfunding and a rise in preventable deaths

1/12/2017 11:00:00 AM

Controlling healthcare facility middleware security vulnerabilities


Middleware has great potential for mitigating healthcare IT interoperability issues

1/12/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Best conditions for Legionella bacteria growth


Warm tap water with dissolved organic matter supports the growth of biofilms

1/12/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Healthcare facility environmental services managers share top concerns


Role of the environmental services department in patient care often underestimated

1/12/2017 8:00:00 AM

Eaton Provides Power Protection and Scalability for Scale Computing Hyperconverged Solutions


1/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

2017 Predictions in Digital Health


1/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

BlueStream Hybrid Cooling System from Johnson Controls Helps Customers Address Water, Energy Challenges


1/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Opus Group Announces Appointment of Brian Spoerl as Director, Healthcare Real Estate Development


1/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Health Care Institute Welcomes Four New Board Members


1/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Designing for long-term care infection control


Designers should take every opportunity to protect against possible bacterial and infectious agents

1/11/2017 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Overcoming a challenging urban location with a complete signage refresh


A changeable signage system is suitable for its multi-lingual users

1/11/2017 2:00:00 PM

California hospital buildings need seismic upgrades


Three Sonoma Valley Hospital structures not earthquake-ready

1/11/2017 1:00:00 PM

N.Y.C. construction boom reflects changes in healthcare


Growth in healthcare construction is expected in New York City

1/11/2017 12:00:00 PM

Micro hospitals among 2016 healthcare trends


Small facilities allow providers to offer access to quality healthcare at a substantially lower cost than building a more traditional hospital, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/11/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Temporary construction barrier


Brad Keyes discusses temporary construction barriers

1/11/2017 10:00:00 AM

Housing instability can affect healthcare, facilities


American Hospital Association says housing is healthcare

1/11/2017 8:00:00 AM

Madison Fire Administration Offices and Fire Station #1 Earn LEED Gold Certification


1/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

New COIN Specific Application Sprinkler Offers 16’ x 16’ Coverage for Combustible Interstitial Spaces


1/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Updated to Reflect 2017-2018 ICAO Technical Instructions


1/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Revealing the Billion-dollar growth opportunities in the Global Healthcare Industry by 2025


1/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Etymotic’s 'BEAN' Personal Sound Amplifier Ushers In A New Era of Affordable Hearing Help For Seniors


1/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals housing the homeless to improve outcomes


Housing programs help systems support community health

1/10/2017 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Five predictions for healthcare facility design in 2017


The pace of medical and technological developments, along with shifts in payment models and regulations, are creating fertile ground for key design innovations.

1/10/2017 2:00:00 PM

Trends in clinic design come with construction challenges


In line with the expansion of technology across healthcare, cable routing and coordination will become mandatory for effective construction and operations, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/10/2017 1:00:00 PM

Mayo offering transition plan to food service workers


Union members will vote on the proposal Jan. 12-13

1/10/2017 12:00:00 PM

IoT may open healthcare industry to more cyberattacks


The IoT will lead to many benefits, but with connectivity comes the risk of an increase in attacks

1/10/2017 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare villages integrate care into communities


Healthcare providers are seeking collaborations to create medically oriented, mixed-use developments

1/10/2017 9:00:00 AM

OSHA requests comments, schedules meeting on standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare


A recent Government Accountability Office report found that the rate of workplace violence against employees providing healthcare and social assistance services is substantially higher than private industry.

1/10/2017 8:00:00 AM

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital plans $49M modernization


1/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls introduces Verasys controls system, first plug-and-play solution that integrates HVACR equipment and controls​


1/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Terumo Chooses Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots to Disinfect Healthcare Facilities & Improve Patient Safety in Japan


1/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

ONVIF Explores Need for Standards in Critical Infrastructure at Intersec 2017


1/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

FDA warns of dangers from battery-powered medical carts


Food and Drug Administration has received reports of fires and explosions

1/9/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Flu sweeping through Canadian nursing facilities linked to 15 deaths


Seventeen care facilities in British Columbia are believed to be affected

1/9/2017 2:00:00 PM

Patients, visitors hide in safe room during waiting room brawl


More security called for because 'no one was available' when the violence erupted

1/9/2017 1:00:00 PM

N.M. healthcare facility's recycling program cuts 200 tons of waste in a year


The San Juan Regional Medical Center has been working on reducing its carbon footprint since 2007

1/9/2017 12:00:00 PM

Hospital trust called pest controllers more than once a week last year


The trust in Cumbria, U.K., called in pest controllers 58 times during the 2015/16 year

1/9/2017 11:00:00 AM

Window design can support mental health treatment


Windows can serve as patients' primary connection to the outdoors, according to an article on the Behavioral Health website

1/9/2017 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare ransomware attacks in 2016


Becker's Hospital Review website revisits a dozen attacks from last year

1/9/2017 8:00:00 AM

Sika Flooring Expands Northwest US Sales Coverage


1/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Novel Home Care Needs and Customer Preferences Catalyse Growth Opportunities in Mature Cardiac Monitoring Market


1/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Twentytwo to Use State-of-the-art Otis Elevators and Escalators


1/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Midmark Synthesis Casework Wins International Design Award


1/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Southland Engineering Ushers in a New Approach to Engineering Services


1/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Maintaining physical safeguards for patient information


Healthcare facilities urged to consider all physical assets containing PHI

1/6/2017 3:00:00 PM

Building continuing despite uncertainty in healthcare


Projects totaling more than $100 million that won’t be completed until next year or later are planned or under construction in the Spokane area

1/6/2017 2:00:00 PM

Fire-rated glazing can boost security


Fire-rated glass systems can be an alternative to walls in many healthcare facility settings

1/6/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Connecticut healthcare facility getting energy upgrade


Connecticut Valley Hospital has begun a comprehensive efficiency project

1/6/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Healthcare facility's environmental services team behind infection prevention and control efforts


Infection prevention and control team at Salisbury District Hospital focuses on patient safety

1/6/2017 9:00:00 AM

Iqarus Launches Aberdeen Training Centre for Offshore Medics and Remote Workers


1/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

RAE Corporation Implements 2017 Price Increase


1/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Ventacity Systems is Changing the Face of Fresh Air Exchange with Launch of North America’s First Smart Ventilation Management Systems


1/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

EHNAC Announces Finalized 2017 Accreditation Criteria Versions for 18 Accreditation Programs


1/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Heaviland Landscape Management Announces Two New Hires


1/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

2016 saw a 63% hike in major healthcare cyberattacks


Report says U.S. hospitals lack new technologies and best practices to protect itself

1/5/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Dead mice, insects found near facility's instrument sterilization area


Officials are advising patients to get tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV

1/5/2017 2:00:00 PM

Attacks on nurses increasing


Experts concerned about the workplace safety in healthcare facilities

1/5/2017 12:00:00 PM

Case study / Focus: Lighting

Illuminating Dallas’ new Parkland Hospital


Biggest challenge was the scale of the project, so the lighting design was kept as simple as possible

1/5/2017 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities getting into hospitality business to serve traveling patients


Cleveland Clinic leased land to a developer to open a hotel on its property

1/5/2017 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare design ideas predicted in 2017


Healthcare experiencing another construction boom

1/5/2017 8:00:00 AM

Blue Pillar Wins Platts Global Energy Award for Innovation at the Grid Edge


1/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

CDI Studio One Designs New Sheetz Headquarters


1/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Allied Group Sales to Represent Universal Lighting Technologies


1/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Smart Lights Expected to Save 80% in Energy Costs in Collaboration between two Iowa-based Companies


1/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Centerpiece from the Hon Company Brings Sophisticated Design and High Quality to Work Spaces


1/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Video

Mayo food service workers leaving amid talks


Negotiations continue over Mayo Clinic’s outsourcing plans

1/4/2017 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare staff lounge designed for relaxation


The idea for the Book Loving Lounge Staff Space (BLLSS) came from the president of the Show Chwan Memorial Hospital [Changhua, Taiwan] healthcare system, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/4/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: lighting

North Dakota State Hospital plans energy-efficient upgrades


Efficiency upgrades to heating and cooling systems are expected, along with lighting, roofing and insulation replacement

1/4/2017 12:00:00 PM

Armed inmate escapes N.C. hospital in leg shackles


Patient fled Cape Fear Valley Medical Center emergency department with a police officer’s Taser

1/4/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Annual test on fire rated door assemblies


Brad Keyes discusses annual testing on fire rated door assemblies

1/4/2017 10:00:00 AM

5 key reasons healthcare facilities are switching to CMMS for enhanced operational efficiency


CMMS software can streamline maintenance management functions that are crucial to running healthcare facilities at peak efficiency

1/4/2017 8:00:00 AM

Legrand Raises $112,540 in Employee and Company Contributions to Aid Red Cross Natural Disaster Relief Efforts


1/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Novel Home Care Needs and Customer Preferences Catalyse Growth Opportunities in Mature Cardiac Monitoring Market


1/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sundrops 59 Foaming Lotion Soap from Sunburst Chemicals Designated Safer Choice Product


1/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

AMICO Security Launches Next Generation ANC Composite Fence System Receives M5.0 Security Rating


1/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

EarlySense Partners with American Well to Provide Telehealth Services Powered by Smart Sensors


1/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Preparing for Calif.’s workplace violence prevention in healthcare rule


By April 1, 2017, many healthcare employers in California will need to comply with the new regulations

1/3/2017 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Setting sights on your data: Visual hacking in high-risk industries


Healthcare organizations may be at risk to low-tech visual threats

1/3/2017 1:30:00 PM

Michigan healthcare facility planning $45 million patient tower


Project will not expand the hospital's capacity, but provide more people with private rooms

1/3/2017 12:00:00 PM

Security and staff stop a shooting at Fla. healthcare facility


Security officers disarmed a man who fired a rifle inside a Veteran Affairs facility

1/3/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Funding issues challenge the greening of healthcare facilities


System says savings generated in adjustments to operations cannot be used to make further capital investments

1/3/2017 9:00:00 AM

Designing a quiet healthcare facility


Pervasive noise elevates stress, blood pressure, heart rates and perception of pain, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/3/2017 8:00:00 AM

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Lakeview Health Systems, LLC on its Sale to The Riverside Company


1/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Piedmont Receives Certificate of Need for Patient Tower


1/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Wausau’s Curtainwall, Windows and Sun Shades Shape the University of Pennsylvania’s New College House


1/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Greenheck eCAPS® Engineer Application Suite Now Features Louvers


1/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tarlton Serving as Construction Manager on $12 Million Webster University Parking Garage Expansion


1/3/2017 12:00:00 AM



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