December 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

CVS-Aetna merger may hurt some healthcare facilities

Deal will give CVS 22 million health plan members

12/8/2017 3:00:00 PM


Growing facilities ROI, capabilities by reducing contracts

Is your facilities department actively handling work in your facility, or just managing contractors?

12/8/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare facilities energy efficiency challenge

Healthcare facilities must cope with the challenges of energy management in a mission-critical environment

12/8/2017 1:00:00 PM

$450 million replacement healthcare facility planned in Lansing

The new hospital will have 240 beds, cancer center and ambulatory care

12/8/2017 12:00:00 PM

Behavioral healthcare construction projects on the rise

Reasons for increase include the addition of more safety measures and a reduction in the stigma associated with treatment, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/8/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Ontario plans to reinvest energy savings into patient care

The province is investing $64 million this year in the Hospital Energy Efficiency Program

12/8/2017 9:00:00 AM

Miami VA hospital cafeteria so dirty it had to be fumigated

Inspection found evidence of insects, rodent droppings

12/8/2017 8:00:00 AM

myTomorrows appoints Martin Naley as US General Manager

12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

AHR Expo Donates $20,700 to the Chicago Lighthouse through Innovation Awards Program

12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Deborah Wingler Announced as 2017 New Investigator Award Recipient

12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Swathi Bhamidipati Joins Universal Lighting Technologies as U.S. Western OEM Regional Sales Manager

12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Wayne Dalton Launches New Flexible Bottom Interior High Speed Fabric Door

12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nurse stabbed in N.J. hospital parking lot where staff had asked for more security

Union members met with hospital management to discuss increased safety

12/7/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Healthcare facility staff serve up Christmas dinner to patients

The catering team at James Paget University Hospital in Norfolk, England, provides a traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings

12/7/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Lighting

Sinai Hospital increases security after Baltimore campus employees targeted

Hospital recently upgraded lighting in parking lots and installed additional security cameras

12/7/2017 12:00:00 PM

Urban medical center designed to be part of community

Urban healthcare centers are integrating with their neighbors by becoming a civic hub, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/7/2017 11:00:00 AM

RFID, other technologies impacting healthcare facilities

Growth and profitability will depend upon a realignment of infrastructure

12/7/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Tips for cutting glare from lighting

Seniors are more prone to experiencing bright lights as glaring

12/7/2017 9:00:00 AM

CVS plans to turn stores into healthcare hubs

CVS agreed to pay $69 billion in cash and stock for Aetna

12/7/2017 8:00:00 AM

MyndVR Announces Findings From Nationwide Virtual Reality Pilot Benefiting the Lives of Adults 55-Plus

12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

From A to Z, Exacq’s New High-Capacity Video Servers Store More Video Than Ever Before

12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Awarded Three-Year Sole Source Supply Contract with Premier ASCEND Collaborative

12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Offers Marketing Clinic for Cleaning and Restoration Business Owners

12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Midmark Announces New Partnership with Leading European Medical Diagnostic Company

12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

FM leaders launch new credential to provide global standard

The ProFM designation was developed through extensive market research of more than 3,000 facility professionals in 93 countries

12/6/2017 3:00:00 PM

Infectious disease response guide for hospitals published

Paper’s main goal is to develop tools and strategies for prevention and management

12/6/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Nonclinical staff has role in patient satisfaction

There are a number of ways they can help to improve patient outcomes

12/6/2017 1:00:00 PM

Free white paper on healthcare facility digital signage available

New technology options and tools for both patients and staff

12/6/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Regulations, Codes & Standards

Life Safety Q&A: Quarterly test of main drain

Brad Keyes discusses quarterly testing of the main drain

12/6/2017 10:00:00 AM

Safety system investments helped Houston’s healthcare facilities withstand Harvey

Lessons from Tropical Storm Allison helped limit impact of hurricane

12/6/2017 9:00:00 AM

Sturgeon Falls hospital project to cut hydro costs

The program is an initiative of the Climate Change Action Plan

12/6/2017 8:00:00 AM

AFC Cable Systems Announces MC Luminary HCF Cables for Healthcare Applications

12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Clorox Expands Home Care Unit

12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kimmerle Group Promotes Two to Principal

12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Humber River Hospital Breaking New Ground with the Opening of Canada’s First Hospital Command Centre

12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

TeleHealth Services Helps Hospitals Improve Patient Experience Despite Market Financial Uncertainty

12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Florida Keys airport may get pop-up hospital

Fishermen’s Community Hospital's temporary facility will move

12/5/2017 3:00:00 PM


How the health industry can benefit from having a visitor registration system

Healthcare facility security must contend with security threats while balancing the need to maintain an open and inviting environment

12/5/2017 2:00:00 PM

Sudbury hospital to get almost $1.3 million in funding for energy efficiency projects

In all, Ontario is funding 180 projects this year at 98 hospitals

12/5/2017 12:00:00 PM


How to design and build what’s needed to meet organizational goals and strategies

It’s all about scoping the right concept before getting too far down the facility planning phase

12/5/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Three ways to keep facilities clean smelling to increase patient satisfaction

It’s more important than ever that healthcare facilities focus their efforts on odor control to help patients feel more comfortable while on the road to a speedy recovery

12/5/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Choosing the right LEDs for lighting retrofits

Hundreds of products are available for converting linear fluorescent fixtures to use light emitting diode technologies

12/5/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Texas hospital engineers energy savings, boosts patient satisfaction

MD Anderson works to improve temp control in patient rooms

12/5/2017 8:00:00 AM

Improve the Safety and Efficiency of Electrical Wiring in Your Healthcare Facility and Areas of Patient Care

12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

ONVIF Hosts 17th Annual Developers’ Plugfest

12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Partners with GOJO to Launch New Line of Soap Dispensers

12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Announces Call for Educational Scholarship Submissions for APIC Conference

12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls to showcase advanced HVACR technology at 2018 AHR Expo​

12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

California healthcare facility to use ER overflow tent during flu season

Move was necessary because of an early flu season and the closure of nearby facilities

12/4/2017 3:00:00 PM

Los Angeles launches seismic program with compliance notices

Large healthcare systems are factoring regulations into their capital plans

12/4/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Many healthcare facilities still need to power up for the digital age

Survey finds facilities don’t have the equipment to support digital goals

12/4/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Pennsylvania hospital producing most of its own power

Lancaster General Hospital is buying less electricity because of new power plant that runs on natural gas

12/4/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Building automation systems can boost energy savings

Technology can control every aspect of a healthcare facility's HVAC system

12/4/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Networked controls can simplify healthcare facility lighting

Technology can help streamline facility operations

12/4/2017 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls’ Irene Lam to Speak at 2017 Massachusetts Conference for Women

12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Spellman Brady Increases Staff of EDAC Designers

12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

ONC Health IT Certification Program Director Joins Ehnac as Ex Officio Commissioner

12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

To The Classroom and Beyond, NewTek MediaD Delivers Live Streaming Content

12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bradley’s On-Site Safety Shower and Eyewash Site Surveys Ensure ANSI/ISEA Z358.1 compliance

12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Search after killer's escape from Hawaii hospital spurs call for security review

Another patient was caught with a fake driver's license

12/1/2017 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare cybersecurity concerns go beyond medical information

Patients could potentially be blackmailed due to sensitive information contained in health records

12/1/2017 2:00:00 PM

Atlanta children's health system planning $1.3B campus

Project would be the most expensive in the state's history

12/1/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Patient experience part of winning equation for 'Beautiful' hospitals

First-time entry won top spot in annual contest

12/1/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Idaho fire blaze may spark fire code review

The Safe Haven Care Center in Pocatello that was destroyed by a fire met all applicable fire codes

12/1/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Ontario wellness center's design reflects nontraditional philosophy

Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness provides a centralized location for counseling and treatment for a range of health conditions, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/1/2017 8:00:00 AM

AquiSense Technologies and Distform S.L. Collaborate to Offer Award-Winning Food Protection

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facility Power Systems Unequipped for Digital Age, According to New Schneider Electric Survey

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Evidence-Based Design Touchstone Award Recipients Recognized at Ceremony

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Viega Director of Business Development, Joe Pikus, to Serve Government, Healthcare and Hotel Industries

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lee Health First to Offer Heart-Check Certified Menu Items in Hospitals

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM


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