October 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Focus: Facility Design

Tesla returns power to Puerto Rican children's hospital


Repairing or replacing healthcare facilities to their prior condition may be foolish

10/31/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Long-ignored unsanitary conditions found at Ga. prison hospital


Bags of garbage have piled up outside the operating room, attracting flies and mosquitoes

10/31/2017 2:00:00 PM

Houston's most and least expensive hospitals


Out of 29 hospitals ranked in the area, only seven have costs above the national average

10/31/2017 12:00:00 PM

Electrical design considerations for healthcare projects


Mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers should be well versed in all factors related to their disciplines

10/31/2017 11:15:00 AM

Mississippi healthcare facility replaces 120 in-house housekeepers with contract workers


University of Mississippi Medical Center is no longer employing an in-house cleaning staff

10/31/2017 9:30:00 AM

Hot cleaning rags ignite at California nursing home


Cleaning rags had been removed from the dryer too soon without cooling off

10/31/2017 8:00:00 AM

ePIPE Provides DWI/WRAS Approved Protection Against Lead (Pb) Leaching


10/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo Names 2017 Advisory Board


10/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

AquiSense Technologies Enhances the Micro UV Product Platform


10/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Acoustiblok Silences Baxter Regional Medical Center’s HVAC Noise Issue


10/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lighthouse Guild Honors Scientists at Bressler Vision Science Symposium and Pisart Award Lecture


10/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Man rides bike into Okla. hospital, steals laptop


Police trying to identify a man who rode his bicycle inside a Bethany hospital during a theft

10/30/2017 3:00:00 PM

Most common types of hospital security officer training


Survey shows eight of the training categories decreased in prevalence compared to four years ago

10/30/2017 2:00:00 PM

Group working to curb harmful surgical smoke


Association of periOperative Registered Nurses' 'Go Clear' program aims to bring awareness to the harmful effects

10/30/2017 12:00:00 PM

Greenest hospitals in America


Becker's Healthcare names 60 of the most environmentally friendly hospitals in the country

10/30/2017 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals honored for heating pipeline project


Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was awarded Sustainability Project of the Year

10/30/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Rebuilding healthcare facilities after hurricane offers opportunity


Repairing or replacing healthcare facilities to their prior condition may be foolish

10/30/2017 8:00:00 AM

Diversey Launches No Maintenance Floor System for Healthcare Facilities


10/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Sanders Trust Obtains Two Properties, Totaling $20.4 Million


10/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Perkins Eastman Publishes New White Paper on 'The Effectiveness Of Collaborative Spaces in Healthcare and Research Environments'


10/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Champion Announces New Position and Hire of VP of Sales


10/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

ImageFIRST Announces Regulated Medical Waste Services Promotion


10/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lawsuit to block Boston Children’s Hospital tower dismissed


Supporters of Prouty Garden sued to block the hospital from building a new clinical tower on the green space

10/27/2017 3:00:00 PM

Pa. healthcare network plans $1B investment to build, renovate hospitals


Highmark Health's Allegheny Health Network to build state-of-the-art hospital and "neighborhood hospitals," renovate existing hospitals

10/27/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

North Wales hospitals' laundry called infection risk


Machines are breaking down and there are pest control issues

10/27/2017 12:00:00 PM

Florida moves to shut down nursing home where 14 died during Irma


Regulators have moved to permanently revoke the operating license of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills

10/27/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Remote healthcare locations lead to a new design strategy


As healthcare services moving outward, design considerations are evolving

10/27/2017 8:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceilings Sustain Portfolio Now Included in Sustainable Minds Transparency Catalog


10/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Raises $98,750 in Employee and Company Contributions to Red Cross Natural Disaster Relief Efforts


10/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Integrates exacqVision with ShotPoint for Improved Active Shooter Detection, Reaction


10/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Leading the Way to a Connected Future at LIGHTFAIR International 2018


10/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Acquisition Expands Meridian’s Southern California Presence


10/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Family of man murdered at Johns Hopkins questions policies


A woman killed her estranged husband in the ICU

10/26/2017 3:00:00 PM

Four reasons to modernize a hospital’s electrical power distribution system


10/26/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Gov. says Buffalo children's hospital reflects new mentality


New facility incorporates modern features that reflect advances in healthcare design

10/26/2017 12:00:00 PM

Mich. hospital reviewing policies after shooting


A patient barricaded himself in his room at Covenant HealthCare until officers gained entry with ballistic shields

10/26/2017 11:00:00 AM

Blog/Focus: Infection Control

How typical ceiling light fixtures can help reduce HAIs


Healthcare providers are increasingly looking for solutions that provide a safety net by disinfecting surfaces that may have been insufficiently disinfected

10/26/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Arkansas VA healthcare system failed to update cleaning standards


Standards for instruments used in eye surgery cited

10/26/2017 8:00:00 AM

Meridian Buys Medical Office Building in Laguna Hills, Calif.


10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

FKP, CannonDesign Merger to Bolster Pediatric Healthcare Expertise


10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Triax Technologies Offers Strategies for Leveraging IoT to Increase Productivity, Attract Millennials


10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Global Prime Logistics Rents Climb Higher Amid E-Commerce Expansion


10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Washington's Sammamish High School Features Ornamental and Functional Rockfon Ceiling Systems


10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Puerto Rico healthcare system faces long recovery


The situation with Puerto Rico’s healthcare system is far more vulnerable than those in Texas or Florida

10/25/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Addressing fall risk with patient room design


A 2017 study uses a simulation-based approach to evaluate the biomechanics of falls to identify risk associated with physical design strategies, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/25/2017 2:00:00 PM

Georgia Supreme Court upholds Certificate of Need law for healthcare facilities


The court held that the law serves a legitimate state interest in ensuring that health care services are distributed reasonably and economically.

10/25/2017 12:00:00 PM

A month after Irma, Ormond Beach hospital still closed


Officials at damaged healthcare facility reviewing the assessments and evaluating the necessary repairs

10/25/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Receptacle testing


Brad Keyes discusses receptacle testing

10/25/2017 10:00:00 AM

New tent hospital boosts NZ’s disaster response


Tent features a series of interconnecting sections for triage, maternity, resuscitation, a 10-stretcher observation ward and a pharmacy

10/25/2017 8:00:00 AM

Legrand Launches Wireless Networking Solution for Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management Platform


10/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digital Pathology Survey Identifies Key Innovations in Automated Image Analysis and Cloud Hosting


10/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

2017 Generative Space Award Presented to Jordan Valley Cancer Center


10/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Designated as a Live Well Allegheny Workplace


10/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

IIDA Unveils Winners of 6th Annual Healthcare Interior Design Competition


10/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals in disaster areas may have to fight for federal funds


Over the last 10 years, FEMA has denied appeals for more than $1 billion requested by local governments

10/24/2017 3:00:00 PM

Patient, 78, fires handgun inside Saginaw hospital


Police subdue shooter at Covenant Hospital without injury

10/24/2017 2:00:00 PM

Workplace clinics growing in Detroit area


Facilities are one way for self-funded employers or unions to save money on their health insurance costs

10/24/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

A collaborative approach can expedite the healthcare design and construction process


Key stakeholders include patients/family, owners, operations, administration, clinicians, facilities staff, clinicians and donors

10/24/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Suspected Legionnaires' disease in Buffalo hospital leads to water restrictions


Testing found slightly elevated levels of Legionella bacteria in the hospital's water system

10/24/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Common generator problems - and how to avoid them


Conference also serves as yearly training event

10/24/2017 8:00:00 AM

EcoStruxure Power from Schneider Electric Improves Healthcare Facility Operational Efficiency, Safety and Patient Satisfaction


10/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Triax Technologies Offers Strategies for Leveraging IoT to Increase Productivity, Attract Millennials


10/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Brings Outdoor Spaces to the Forefront at Greenbuild 2017


10/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

SP Industries Introduces New Single Cylinder Precrusher Series: Powerful Features Designed for Lighter-Duty Industrial Operations


10/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sentara Life Care to Modernize Norfolk Assisted Living Campus


10/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

California declares state of emergency after hepatitis A outbreak


The disease has most often struck the homeless or drug users, but has spread to workers at a healthcare facility

10/23/2017 3:00:00 PM

Fire at Ohio hospital forces evacuation, closing


Fire at Summa St. Thomas Hospital in Akron in basement

10/23/2017 2:00:00 PM

Study: Room service improves patient nutrition


Room service showed an increase in both energy and protein intake

10/23/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Hospitals to improve access for persons with disabilities


N.Y. facillites to make changes as part of lawsuit settlement

10/23/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital food can carry MRSA, VRE


The study shows one or more food specimens were positive for pathogens

10/23/2017 9:00:00 AM

Hospital security professionals gather at Kentucky conference


Conference also serves as yearly training event

10/23/2017 8:00:00 AM

Mission Linen Supply Awarded for Sustainability Leadership


10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

How Safe is Your Data With the IoT and Smart Devices?


10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Rockfon North America Facility Begins Production


10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

University Expected to Save $650K During First Year of Johnson Controls Contract


10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Daikin Applied Showcases Air Intelligence at Bi-Annual User Conference


10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Woman who gave birth in Japan photographs hospital meals


Meals look more than restaurant-worthy

10/20/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Debunking the assumptions around proper hand hygiene


Hand hygiene in healthcare involves not only washing hands with soap and water, but also the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers

10/20/2017 2:00:00 PM

Hospital ship off Puerto Rico sits mostly idle 2 weeks after its arrival


Only 33 of the 250 beds on the Comfort — 13 percent — are being used

10/20/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Today's medical office design emphasizes efficiency and aesthetics


New facilities offer patients a tranquil, relaxing and beautiful environment

10/20/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day


The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/20/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Dirty floors, kitchens found at Colorado veterans hospital


The inspections also found two doors in a mental health treatment facility were found unlocked and the alarms were not turned on

10/20/2017 9:00:00 AM

Minn. hospital sued after stillborn baby discarded with dirty laundry


Regions Hospital in St. Paul had promised to cremate the remains

10/20/2017 8:00:00 AM

Nlyte Furthers Market Leadership with New Mobile, Interoperability, and Personalization Capabilities


10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lighthouse Guild to Host Alfred W. Bressler Vision Science Symposium and Pisart Award Lecture On Oct. 20-21


10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

2018 AHR Expo to Host Show’s Largest-ever Education Program


10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legionella Remediation in Plumbing Systems: Analytics that Expose Root Problems and Best Solutions


10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

New API for Energy Efficiency Data from Verdigris


10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

U.S. healthcare can learn from 'Game of Thrones'


Healthcare leaders are urged to to spot emerging threats early on: Winter is coming

10/19/2017 3:00:00 PM

Tomorrow's hospital will include digital command centers


Experts envision hospitals using a central command center that mimics an air traffic control system

10/19/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

St. Barnabas Medical Center stresses safety, privacy in design


CEO discusses the strategy behind hospital's new family pavilion

10/19/2017 12:00:00 PM

Scandal-plagued hospital's cleaners claim hygiene standards dropping under new contractor


Since the hospital in Edmonton, North London, changed its cleaning firm in June, ten porters' jobs have been cut

10/19/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day


The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/19/2017 10:00:00 AM

Technology that can improve behavioral health environments


One example is polycarbonate electronic glazing on doors that can switch to be transparent or translucent, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/19/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Adapting to changes in healthcare design


Strategies can guard hospitals against obsolescence

10/19/2017 8:00:00 AM

CBRE Releases Tenth Annual Corporate Responsibility Report


10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Fall is Ideal Time to Prepare Facilities for Winter From Roof to Foundation


10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

thyssenkrupp’s Predictive Maintenance Solution, MAX, Now Reducing Service Intervention Times


10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan Shortchanges the Benefits of Energy Efficiency


10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

2017 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator Survey Results


10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Some flexibility seen in Florida nursing home generator order


Agency posted a rule outlining steps that nursing homes that are facing circumstances beyond their control

10/18/2017 3:00:00 PM

Community hospitals swamped after wildfires shut down major hospitals


Some facilities are running out of supplies, such as linens

10/18/2017 2:00:00 PM

California firestorm strains healthcare system


One company installed air purifiers to try to help with the smoke at three of its dialysis clinics

10/18/2017 12:00:00 PM

Man arrested after streaming online while holding a gun at Columbus hospital


a security guard at the hospital who spotted the video

10/18/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Stairwell exit locked door


Brad Keyes discusses stairwell exit locked door

10/18/2017 10:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day


The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/18/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

New textile disinfects itself


Material is designed to be used on hospital doors instead of the traditional aluminum door plate

10/18/2017 8:00:00 AM

Trane Honors Crosstown Concourse with Energy Efficiency Leader Award


10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics unifies with Johnson Controls Security Management Platform


10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Pella Corporation Builds Luxury Business with the Addition of Bonelli Windows & Doors


10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Usman Tariq is New Managing Principal of HDR’s LA Studio


10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

DebMed Offers Guidance for Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance for International Infection Prevention Week, Oct. 15-21


10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals evacuated during Northern California wildfires


At least two hospitals in Northern California evacuated patients as wildfires destroyed 1,500 structures

10/17/2017 3:00:00 PM

New lifting device may cut down on healthcare facility staff injuries


Healthcare workers experience injuries at nearly three times the rate of other professional and business services

10/17/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Life Safety Codes and Regulations

Healthcare facilities must have business continuity plan


There are guidelines in place to help healthcare facilities ensure the viability of critical systems

10/17/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Mobile weather monitoring technology can aid first responders


A hospital operation center could rely on those driving ambulances or helicopters to make decisions that are best for them and their patients

10/17/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day


The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/17/2017 10:00:00 AM

Mayo food service fight boosts SEIU membership


Food service workers at Charter House voted to unionize by a 2-to-1 ratio.

10/17/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Drones studied for infection control possibilities


Technology may help with baby monitoring, remote health checks

10/17/2017 8:00:00 AM

Buildings of the Future: It’s Time to Rethink the Bottom Line


10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cortet by CEL Releases new E100 Gateway for Next Generation Smart Lighting Control


10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Milestone Scientific Announces over 500 Successful Procedures Using CompuFlo Epidural System


10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

DSM Announces Partnership with Cerapedics


10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

2017 Energy Efficiency Indicator Survey: Interest and Investment in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Continues to Increase Globally


10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Puerto Rico’s healthcare situation is dire, three weeks after hurricane


Hospitals are running low on medicine while admitting patients from medical centers where generators failed

10/16/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Expert says Flint's Legionnaires' outbreak likely killed more people than reported


The death toll attributed to the 2014-2015 Legionnaires' outbreak in Michigan may exceed the 12 reported deaths

10/16/2017 2:00:00 PM

Tips for pharmaceutical waste management


Healthcare facilities are faced with two key challenges related to pharmaceutical waste management

10/16/2017 12:00:00 PM

CHI Health develops restaurant-style menu


Nebraska system reconfigured a cook-chill food preparation system, a centralized tray system and a retherm cart delivery system to get greater diversity and higher-quality food

10/16/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day


The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/16/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare design issues can particularly affect the elderly


Much research on environments for the aging can be applied to hospital design, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/16/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

CMS requirement addresses Legionnaires' Disease control in longterm care facilities


Nineteen percent of all Legionnaires' disease outbreaks are longterm-care-related

10/16/2017 8:00:00 AM

LiquidCool Solutions CEO Herb Zien to Speak During Critical Facilities Summit


10/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

AHR Expo Announces 2018 Innovation Award Winners


10/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Dr. Irving Pike Elected President of the American College of Gastroenterology


10/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

ePIPE Protecting DC Metro Properties for Nearly Two Decades


10/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand to Display its Latest Wattstopper and Solarfective Solutions at LightShow West 2017


10/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

One Texas nursing home evacuation began with a gun drawn


Volunteer drew gun when facility staff wouldn't allow evacuation of patients

10/13/2017 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals evacuate as California wildfires spread


Kaiser Permanente's and Sutter Health's Santa Rosa hospitals transported patients to other healthcare facilities

10/13/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Calif. hospital designed to reduce clinician stress


Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford asked children, families, employees and medical staff for input

10/13/2017 12:00:00 PM

Maintaining healthcare facility security with unrestricted family visitation policies


The right technologies can help maintain the right balance between openness and security

10/13/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day


The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/13/2017 10:00:00 AM

Navigating challenges while implementing strategy


Data-driven metrics coupled with an understanding of the more nuanced aspects of planning are essential to achieving the goals outlined in a complex strategy

10/13/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

CDC offers advice on controlling spread of superbug fungus


The multidrug-resistant yeast is transmitted in healthcare settings

10/13/2017 8:00:00 AM

HDR Establishes New Los Angeles Office


10/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Data on Novel Surface Disinfectant Presented at IDWeek 2017


10/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Partners with School for Green Apple Day of Service


10/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

TeleHealth Services Redefines Patient Engagement, Launches iCare Navigator with AI-Driven Virtual Health Coach


10/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Locating Corporate Headquarters in York County


10/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

USNS Comfort responds to second hospital generator failure in Puerto Rico


The hospital ship received four critical patients from Hospital Menonita in Caguas

10/12/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare facility consults staff on design questions


Woman's Hospital in Louisiana has endured hurricanes and floods, state budget cuts and the construction of a $327 million facility

10/12/2017 2:00:00 PM

Blog

The Triple S reinventing healthcare: Speed, scalability & space


The future of Big Data is promising — the analytics market in healthcare is projected to grow from $7 billion in 2016 to $24 billion in the next five years

10/12/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Akron children’s hospital designed to consolidate services


Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley campus consolidates service offerings previously located at multiple locations, according to a photo tour on the Healthcare Design website

10/12/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day


The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/12/2017 10:00:00 AM

N.Y. VA facility problems blamed on poor maintenance oversight


Surgeries were suspended between mid-February and early June of 2016 after metal particles were found in the airflow to the operating rooms

10/12/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog

The contradiction of healthcare facility noise


The activities and systems that are necessary to deliver care and protect patients are the same that produce the noises that disturb patients and obstruct optimal outcomes

10/12/2017 8:00:00 AM

Halyard Health Introduces Recognition Program for Sterile Processing Departments Delivering Exceptional Patient Safety


10/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Top Hospital in Iowa Unifies with Johnson Controls Security Management Platform


10/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tufts Health Plan Earns Energy Star Certification For 12Th Consecutive Year


10/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Ram Board Introduces Easy-Secure, Easy-Release Tape


10/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Atrix releases individually certified HEPA filters


10/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Senator calls for public disclosure of hospital safety inspections


Request sparked by an investigative report by the Wall Street Journal, that found The Joint Commission seldom revokes its seal of approval

10/11/2017 3:00:00 PM

Technology trends dominating healthcare


IT will dominate the landscape for the foreseeable future

10/11/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Storage wards: Selecting the right storage, shelving and organization solutions in a healthcare environment


The challenges of a healthcare environment make designing and integrating the right shelving and storage solutions critically important

10/11/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia builds safe haven unit


Evidence-based design was used to choose design features proven to have a positive effect on the emotional state of patients, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/11/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Addressable fire alarm systems


Brad Keyes discusses addressable fire alarm systems

10/11/2017 10:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day


The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/11/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Environmental service workers called unsung heroes of healthcare


Proper cleaning of surfaces is key to infection control

10/11/2017 8:00:00 AM

HLAC Sees Marked Increase in Accreditation Interest, Applications; Eyes Another Notable Year


10/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting’s Cobalt LED Retrofit with Glide Adjustment Never Breaks Ceiling Plane


10/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bain Capital Private Equity makes offer for Zenith Hygiene Group plc to expand Diversey in Europe


10/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Carnegie Strengthens Clean Slate Upholstery Offerings with New Metallics


10/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Wolters Kluwer Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of UpToDate with Launch of 25th Specialty, Anesthesiology


10/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Many nursing homes are unprepared for catastrophes


Some believe Irma-like catastrophe could have happened anywhere

10/10/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Life Safety

Central OhioTrauma System Central helps Ohio hospitals respond to potential disasters


They have plans for blizzards, tornadoes, virus outbreaks, aircraft crashes, mass killings and other calamities.

10/10/2017 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Pre-plans should be considered in lowering facility, home and municipal insurance premiums


A pre-plan can be hosted by a facility or it can be a critical element of a municipal fire department’s tech toolkit

10/10/2017 12:00:00 PM

Man killed at hospital had officer’s stun gun


The suspect obtained the stun gun after being left unattended in the emergency room

10/10/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day


The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/10/2017 10:00:00 AM

Mass. health system tightens security after assault on nurse


New security efforts include limiting visitor access and subjecting everyone and all bags to search upon arrival

10/10/2017 9:00:00 AM

Making a healthcare facility disaster-ready


Many hospitals are still not fully prepared to deal with disaster

10/10/2017 8:00:00 AM

New Polyflor Product Offering Available from Ecore Commercial


10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Recognizes Importance of Cyber Security Measures During National Cyber Security Awareness Month


10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Morbern Announces Contract Program With Greenhouse Fabrics


10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Bluetooth Controller Provides Wireless, Web-Based Access Control


10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Eppstein Uhen Architects receives Grand Prize Award and National Recognition for Waunakee Intermediate School


10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Blood soaks the hallways at Las Vegas hospital after attack


Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center resembled a war zone

10/9/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Toronto healthcare facility gets funding for going green


Toronto Hydro rewards Michael Garron Hospital for energy-efficiency

10/9/2017 2:00:00 PM

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center gets LED lighting retrofit


The project may stand as the largest LED lighting retrofit for a hospital

10/9/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Study looks at potential infection spread from floor to hands


Analysis of 318 floor samples revealed floor contamination was common, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/9/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day


The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/9/2017 10:00:00 AM

Toronto hospital installing new encryption security tech


The strategy is designed to protect the exchange of data as well as sensitive data at rest

10/9/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Best practices for laundering of healthcare textiles


Proper laundering and handling are key to maintaining hygienically-clean healthcare fabrics

10/9/2017 8:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Welcomes Riffle & Associates as Agency Partner in Ohio


10/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Total Amount of Recycled Rubber Used in Installations of Porous Pave Now Tops Ten Million Pounds


10/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

General Pipe Cleaners Names Dave Dunbar National Sales Manager


10/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

440+ Person Pink Hard Hat Ribbon Launches October Breast Cancer Awareness Month


10/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Perkins+Will Announces Merger with Sink Combs Dethlefs


10/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

N.H. healthcare facility reviews security after shooting


Officials say they are not presupposing what security changes may be needed

10/6/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Two microhospitals open in Nevada


The North Las Vegas Campus Neighborhood Hospital was the first to be built in the state

10/6/2017 2:00:00 PM

Sioux City nursing home fined for food service


Facility plans to challenge $5,000 fine, potential loss of funding

10/6/2017 12:00:00 PM

Health workers attacked and abused over hospital smoking ban


Rules banning smoking outside an Australian public hospitals could be reviewed

10/6/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day


The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/6/2017 10:00:00 AM

Resident input key to dynamic dining in senior facilities


Dining and menu choices can be a deciding factor for older adults researching housing options

10/6/2017 9:00:00 AM

Does Vermont's largest hospital have an effective active shooter plan?


An active shooter plan is one hospital officials hope they never have to use, but think about often

10/6/2017 8:00:00 AM

EHNAC Releases New 2018 Accreditation Criteria Versions for Public Review through Dec. 8


10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Fairbanks Energy Services Secures Validated Power Savings for vXchnge


10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions Expands Product Portfolio With Addition of Tectum Portfolio of Products


10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Offers Floor Cleanliness Checklist


10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nlyte Introduces Comprehensive Discovery Solution for Heterogeneous Infrastructure Environments


10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Las Vegas hospitals request aid to treat shooting victims


Hospitals across the Las Vegas area were inundated Sunday evening after mass shooting

10/5/2017 3:00:00 PM

Pittsburgh-area healthcare facilities say they could handle Vegas-level calamity


But hospital officials say they’ve never practiced for a tragedy of such magnitude

10/5/2017 2:00:00 PM

Despite known best practices, hospital cybersecurity programs still lacking


Tradeoffs with data accessibility and portability make it almost impossible fully protect against attacks

10/5/2017 12:30:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare design risk assessment toolkit offered


It focuses on helping designers promote patient and staff safety

10/5/2017 10:15:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

LEED for healthcare: Flooring tips, techniques and materials


With its large surface area and high amounts of foot traffic, a healthcare facility needs the right type of flooring and flooring materials

10/5/2017 9:30:00 AM

Facility's security questioned after wandering Alzheimer's patient dies


Woman's body was found two miles away from facility nearly a month after she disappeared

10/5/2017 8:00:00 AM

Chartwise Medical Systems Scores Again with New RAF Calculator Debuting at AHIMA 2017


10/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

CXtec Pink Troops Joining Fight Against Breast Cancer


10/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

BridgeHead Software Becomes Member of CommonWell Health Alliance


10/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Orthocarolina Employee Wellness Program Ranks 2nd in the U.S.


10/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Call for Entries for Vision Style Awards; New Category Added for Inspiring Healthcare Interiors


10/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Some nursing home disaster plans called paper tigers


Around the country, facilities have been caught unprepared for mundane emergencies

10/4/2017 3:00:00 PM

Using technology to reduce violence against hospital workers


Security systems integrators can assist healthcare organizations in developing functional standards

10/4/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Building microhospitals offers challenges, opportunities


24/7 facilities have been built to fill gaps in service and care for non-critical patients

10/4/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Miami simulation hospital designed for hands-on instruction


University of Miami's School of Nursing and Health Studies Simulation Hospital is one of the largest and most advanced simulation hospitals of its kind

10/4/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Door to compressed gas storage rooms


Brad Keyes discusses the doors to compressed gas storage rooms

10/4/2017 10:00:00 AM

Blog/ Focus: Facility Design

Having a vision to withstand disaster


Design outcomes of this vision include generators that keep air conditioning functioning and glass designed to withstand significant impact from debris

10/4/2017 8:00:00 AM

Energy Bank Inc. Selected as 2017 Global Energy Awards Finalist


10/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Announces the Winner of its Healthcare Crowdsourcing Contest


10/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Alsco/Eugene, OR Receives HLAC Accreditation


10/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Seeq to Exhibit and Present at Emerson Exchange User Conference


10/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting Adds 100’ Continuous Rolls to LED Tape Light Series


10/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Houston healthcare facility official discusses Harvey preparedness


Memorial Hermann Health System was among the many hospitals affected by hurricane

10/3/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Life Safety Codes and Regulations

London's newest hospital failed fire safety checks


Cladding on Cladding on London’s newest hospital building failed fire safety checks ordered after the Grenfell Tower disaster

10/3/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design and Infection Control

Design and effective decontamination can help prevent spread of infection in healthcare facilities


Skåne University Hospital used knowledge about construction from the time before antibiotics

10/3/2017 12:15:00 PM

Pa. veteran hospital employees say fumes made them ill


Medical staff at the James E. Van Zandt Medical Center in Altoona say they're afraid for their safety

10/3/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Life Safety Codes and Regulations/Fire Safety

Medical overview of dealing with natural disasters


As the storms approach, each healthcare facility must make difficult decisions between evacuating patients and staff and riding it out

10/3/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Terminal cleaning best practices evolve


High-tech tools have armed facilities with new weapons to kill pathogens

10/3/2017 8:00:00 AM

JLL-Adventist Health’s Energy Management Program Recognized by Association of Energy Engineers


10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Fairbanks Energy Services Opens Fifth Office with Expansion Into Denver Market


10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kinetic Water Ram Clears Clogged Drains With Green Power


10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Johnson Controls Six-Way Valve and Actuator Maximizes Energy Efficiency


10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Exterior Maintenance Made Easier with Groundskeeping Solutions


10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Few healthcare facilities in Puerto Rico have power or fuel


Some fear the worst is yet to come as hospitals brace for a second wave of illness as outbreaks of disease are likely due to the spread of mosquitoes

10/2/2017 3:00:00 PM

Navy hospital ship on relief mission to Puerto Rico


The USNS Comfort was stocked with supplies

10/2/2017 2:00:00 PM

Mass. hospital boosts security after nurse stabbed


Additional metal detectors, security cameras and panic buttons have been installed

10/2/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

D.C. hospital's sewage leaks seldom result in major penalties


MedStar Washington Hospital Center is under investigation by the D.C. health department for recent sewage leaks

10/2/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Legionella found in Montana healthcare facility water supply


The bacteria was recently discovered at Missoula’s St. Patrick Hospital

10/2/2017 9:30:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Compatibility and infection control: Balancing cleaning demands with chemical profiles


MedStar Washington Hospital Center is under investigation by the D.C. health department for recent sewage leaks

10/2/2017 8:00:00 AM

CABLExpress Develops New Multi-Path System to Offer Simplified Fiber Optic Cabling Migrations


10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand’s Elle Program Hold Fundraiser to Support Development of Housing for Wounded and Disabled Veterans


10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Pall Leaps Forward with Patient Care Focus Following US Food & Drug Administration 510(k) Clearance for QPoint Water Filter Capsules


10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Houston Health Care Executive Shares Lessons Learned from Hurricane Harvey


10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

AHA Comments on Proposed Updates to Hospital Star Ratings Methodology


10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM



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