February 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Possible ACA repeal could change strong forecast for healthcare real estate


Colliers International’s 2017 Health Care Marketplace Report shows that questions loom for the year ahead

2/28/2017 3:00:00 PM

Parkland Hospital combines laundry tech with human touch


Advanced processes back up one skilled seamstress

2/28/2017 2:00:00 PM

Naples healthcare facility dumping chemical spill into creek


Workers dumped industrial dye into a storm drain

2/28/2017 12:00:00 PM

Long-term care facilities told to be disaster-ready


Facilities that participate in Medicare and Medicaid must meet the new requirements by Nov. 15

2/28/2017 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.

2/28/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare designers take a holistic approach


New research suggests many clinical design norms are hard on patients

2/28/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Antimicrobial surfaces can support HAI prevention


The antimicrobials used for solid surfaces include copper and silver

2/28/2017 8:00:00 AM

Sunburst Chemicals Introduces Tamper Proof Foaming Hand Soap Dispenser


2/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Biomedical Waste Solution Offers Disposal Services for Small and Large Healthcare Systems


2/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Siemens Healthineers Establishes Global Digital Ecosystem to Drive Digitalization of Healthcare


2/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

When Speech Privacy is Vital, Acoustiblok has the Answer


2/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

ROCKFON Optimized Acoustics Expands Technical Resources Addressing Room-To-Room Sound Blocking


2/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

California hospital moves patients ahead of potential flood


Hospital officials feared the facility would be flooded if the Oroville Dam broke

2/27/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

UV cleaning technology manufacturers discuss key issues


UV disinfection technology can supplement manual surface cleaning by killing persistent pathogens

2/27/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Facility design can support autism treatment


Environments should be respectful, flexible and soothing. They should balance safety and regulatory concerns, according to an article on the Behavioral Healthcare Executive website

2/27/2017 1:00:00 PM

Report: Growing healthcare sector will boost demand for industrial cleaning services


The global industrial cleaning market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of close to 5%

2/27/2017 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.

2/27/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Calif. rehab facility adds wellness center


Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center undertaking $418 million construction and renovation project

2/27/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

British Columbia healthcare facility consolidates space


The Copeman Healthcare Centre was previously scattered between several floors of one building but is now located on two consecutive floors, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/27/2017 8:00:00 AM

Popular Diversa Sensor Line Latest Addition to Universal Lighting Technologies Product Offering


2/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tallahassee Community College teams with Siemens to implement major campus infrastructure improvements


2/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

WROT ACR Fittings UL Recognized to 700 PSI


2/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Five Things Managers Should Know About Sewer Odors


2/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Eco Engineering Extends Support for Portman-Shaheen Energy Efficiency Legislation


2/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Maintaining hospital air isolation rooms


Room needs to be well sealed to prevent excess air leakage

2/24/2017 3:00:00 PM

Deploying wireless locks and readers in a healthcare facility


New access control technology can improve the security and efficiency of campus

2/24/2017 1:30:00 PM

University Medical Center Tucson features updated and expanded operating rooms


New facility also has an integrated imaging and interventional floor, and all-private patient rooms, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/24/2017 12:00:00 PM

Free hazard communication webinar planned to help protect cleaners


The webinar will focus on how OSHA can help staffing firms and host employers better understand their responsibilities for ensuring the safety of temporary workers.

2/24/2017 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.

2/24/2017 10:00:00 AM

Street light outages cause safety concerns near Nashville hospital


Some streetlights have been out for months, leaving at least two intersections in the dark

2/24/2017 8:00:00 AM

BIM Design Software solutions worth $3B across 57 countries


2/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

New PitbullT 2300B Screener a High-Quality, Affordable Option for Small- to Mid-Sized Contractors


2/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Potter Announces City Of Chicago Class I Approval


2/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

HCI Presents Solutions to Four Common Traps Preventing Successful Use of BIM in Healthcare Operations & Maintenance


2/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Research and Inspiration Lead Pella Corporation to Refine Products


2/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Legionella found in Washington hospital


Harrison Medical Center patient contracted Legionnaires' disease

2/23/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Black History Month

African-American hospitals served excluded communities


Black-owned or –operated hospitals were prominent in the South and in northern cities from the time of slavery until the Civil Rights era

2/23/2017 1:30:00 PM

Facility introduces new assisted living model


An assisted senior living provider is expanding its independent living light program, according to an article on the iAdvance Senior Care website

2/23/2017 12:00:00 PM

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.

2/23/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Pa. hospital installs lightweight storm water management system


The hospital switched from using a concrete stormwater pipe system to plastic storm water chambers

2/23/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Select an HVAC system for a healthcare facility's specific goals


Energy efficiency is also critical in choosing the best system

2/23/2017 8:00:00 AM

ONVIF Joins IoT Panel Discussion at TechSec Solutions 2017


2/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Otis Offers Enhanced Performance & Design in Advance of Modernization Projects


2/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

NLYTE Achieves Record 47% Revenue Growth in 2016


2/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

AAMA Recognizes Member Leadership During Milestone 80th Annual Conference


2/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Precision AirConvey Expands Laundry and Waste Group Featuring Automated Collection and Removal Systems


2/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Q&A: Power taps connected to carts


Brad Keyes discusses permanency of power taps connected to carts

2/22/2017 3:00:00 PM

Safety net hospitals could lose $40 billion with ACA repeal


That amount represents lost coverage and cuts to Medicaid and Medicare disproportionate share hospital funding from 2018 through 2026

2/22/2017 1:00:00 PM

Atlanta health provider plans massive new complex


Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta to build a $1 billion medical campus

2/22/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog

A biomedical engineer’s role in a healthcare facility


Like any engineer, a biomedical engineer is primarily concerned with solving problems

2/22/2017 11:00:00 AM

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.

2/22/2017 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare has more emergency power system options


As the healthcare construction industry grows, advances in technology are creating new emergency power system options, according to an article on the Healthcare Design

2/22/2017 8:00:00 AM

New Wood Window and Wood Patio Door Warranty Offered by Pella


2/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Provides Six Ways to Reduce Energy Usage in Commercial Facilities


2/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Danfoss Accepting Entries for Eighth Annual EnVisioneer of the Year Award Competition


2/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

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


2/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Seyfarth Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey Reveals Top Concerns for 2017


2/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

How common are hospital shootings?


A number of studies have examined instances of gun violence

2/21/2017 3:00:00 PM

Construction on massive Fargo hospital project finished


The $494 million, 11-story hospital took five years and 2.4 million man-hours

2/21/2017 1:00:00 PM

Telehealth trend coming with many misconceptions


HealthcareITNews website lists and debunks five of the most popular myths

2/21/2017 12:00:00 PM

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.

2/21/2017 10:00:00 AM

Technology plays role in rural facility design


Engineers use laser technology to design 30-bed community clinic

2/21/2017 9:00:00 AM

New external canopy of NSW hospital creates visual cohesion, boundaries


The design of Lismore Base Hospital, New South Wales, Australia, also provides a landscaped place of respite for patients and visitors, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.

2/21/2017 8:00:00 AM

Ranger Design Delivers a Donation


2/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

MSCI Triples the Number of its Private Real Estate Indexes Available on Global Intel PLUS


2/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Orion Receives $900,000 In Orders for Major Led Retrofit Rollout with National Healthcare REIT


2/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Teewinot Life Sciences Corporation Announces Breakthrough Commercial Production of the Cannabinoid Varin Series


2/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls VRF Smart Gateway Provides Control for Network Management Centers; Next-Generation Systems Increase Performance​


2/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

How to maximize an intrusion detection system


Integrating other technologies with the security control panel can improve outcomes

2/17/2017 3:00:00 PM

Five mistakes healthcare professionals must avoid with their medical waste disposal


About 15 percent of the waste generated by healthcare facilities is infectious, toxic or radioactive

2/17/2017 1:45:00 PM

50 vehicles ransacked near Orlando hospital


Florida Hospital in Orlando hospital workers weren't the only ones hit

2/17/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: HVAC

Medical spaces have specific HVAC design requirements


System designers need to know the type of space the system serves, the occupancy type and codes that govern the occupancy

2/17/2017 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.

2/17/2017 10:00:00 AM

Patient safety efforts are paying off


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's tally of healthcare-associated conditions between 2010 and 2015 shows a 21 percent decline, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/17/2017 9:00:00 AM

Decentralized nursing units may hurt collaboration


Decentralized nursing unit put nurses closer to the patients and can eliminate visibility issues

2/17/2017 8:00:00 AM

Allegion, Brivo Integration Offers New Cloud-Based Access Control For Schlage NDE Series Wireless Locks


2/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Precision Medicine Unlocks the Future of Targeted Therapy in the Global Healthcare Industry


2/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Modern Forms Introduces Staff Interior and Exterior Wall Sconce


2/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Surgeons Meet with Congressional Leaders in D.C.


2/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

SmithGroupJJR’s Butcavage, D’Amico, Kranz and Varner Elevated to the American Institute of Architects’ College of Fellows


2/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Experts concerned about the potential fire hazard with hyperbaric chambers


In 2009, a chamber erupted in fire — fed by the oxygen — killing two people inside

2/16/2017 3:00:00 PM

Missouri long-term care facility fire injures resident


Fire blamed on loose wire in an electrical outlet

2/16/2017 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare interoperability slowed by financial, cultural challenges


Lack of standardization, fear of new procedures, or data gaps in EHR systems slowing progress

2/16/2017 12:00:00 PM

Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care wins international climate change awards


Organization recognized for leading the transformation to climate smart, resilient healthcare

2/16/2017 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.

2/16/2017 10:00:00 AM

Boston hospital saves more than 5,000,000 kWh with energy upgrades


LED lighting and advanced controls retrofits were installed throughout the campus

2/16/2017 9:00:00 AM

ED patient found dead in Illinois hospital restroom


Man found nearly 8 hours after being discharged

2/16/2017 8:00:00 AM

AMETEK Acquires Rauland-Borg Corporation


2/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

U.S. District Court Ruling Allows Continued Excellence in Development of Public Health and Safety Standards


2/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sierra Monitor’s FieldPo Device Cloud IIoT-Empowers Modern Workspaces


2/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Charleston Area Medical Center Reduces Congestive Heart Failure Readmissions with Patient Engagement Technology


2/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

MacGillis Joins Universal Lighting Technologies


2/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Q&A: Fire-rated doors in non-fire-rated walls


Brad Keyes discusses requirements for a fire-rated doors in non-fire-rated walls

2/15/2017 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities facing critical need for ICUs


From academic medical centers to regional community hospitals, the need is being driven by a larger patient population — including seniors — ending up in the ICU as people live longer and treatment improves, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/15/2017 2:00:00 PM

Some healthcare facilities making their ICUs more family-friendly


Accommodating family can lead to better outcomes

2/15/2017 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.

2/15/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Young adult mental health campus offers peaceful setting


Atlanta organization opens treatment center in college-like setting

2/15/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Automated UV-C disinfection: Finding the system that meets your facility’s needs


Despite the fact that the fundamental technology might be the same, no two commercially available automated UV-C systems are identical

2/15/2017 8:00:00 AM

Endress+Hauser Installs High Pressure Test Rig in Greenwood, Indiana


2/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite Releases 100W LED Area Lamp for Outdoor Luminaires Replacing 400W MH and HPS


2/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

NTI Expands Nondestructive Testing and Inspection Services


2/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cuningham Group Architecture Receives Design-Build Award for Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital


2/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

ASV Offers Powerful RT-75 HD Compact Track Loader for Productivity in Tough Applications


2/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Boston hospitals review security after fake doctor roams facilities


Woman observed surgeries and attended patient rounds

2/14/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Cleaners can harm plastic surfaces over time


Use of some cleaning products could harm medical devices

2/14/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Designing healthcare facilities with security in mind


Consult with security personnel during design of new projects

2/14/2017 12:00:00 PM

Hazardous chemical labeling system modified


U.S. employers had until June 1, 2016 to update their workplace labeling and hazard communication programs

2/14/2017 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.

2/14/2017 10:00:00 AM

Attracting millennials to healthcare facility/design professions


The first step is figuring out what motivates the 18- to 34-year-olds of today

2/14/2017 9:00:00 AM

Top healthcare facility renovation pain points


The project timeline must be carefully managed to avoid disruptions in patient care

2/14/2017 8:00:00 AM

MedEquities Realty Trust Makes $12.5 Million Investment In Acute Care Surgical Hospital In Houston


2/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Chamber Foundation Releases Safety and Security Quick Guides


2/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Medical Seating Manufacturer Marks 25 years of Significant Growth


2/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

EHNAC Achieves HITRUST CSF Assessor Designation for Healthcare Organizations


2/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Stainless Steel and Healing Environments


2/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

San Diego hospital accused of reinstalling secret cameras in ORs


Former staff physician at Sharp Grossmont Hospital is suing the healthcare facility

2/13/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Pediatric behavioral health facilities balance dignity, safety


The ideal environment also considers how family members feel when they walk through the front door

2/13/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Cleaning strategies to reduce hospital-acquired infections


Enhanced disinfection techniques can decrease the spread of pathogens

2/13/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Experts say current cleaning techniques for flexible endoscopes insufficient


Careful visual inspection and cleaning verification tests are recommended

2/13/2017 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.

2/13/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

New maintenance infection control standards released


The new standard incorporates improvements based on industry advances since the previous edition release in 2012

2/13/2017 9:00:00 AM

IoT security is critical to healthcare


Traditional cybersecurity sometimes lapses comes to the IoT

2/13/2017 8:00:00 AM

Bell & Gossett Highlights Leadership in Efficiency at 2017 AHR Expo


2/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Wave's PAO Group, Inc. Announces Opening of Several New Alternative Healthcare Facilities in Florida, Ohio


2/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Chartwise Medical Systems Leads the Field Again with 2017 Klas Category Leader Distinction


2/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Veteran Leadership Coach Reveals Resources New Leaders Really Need


2/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Site Solar 1308-Watt Mobile Solar Light Tower Provides Bright, Quiet, Renewable Light


2/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Steps for effective outpatient facility cleaning


New facilities give environmental services new challenges

2/10/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare design can transform care


Buildings must enable and support a healthcare provider's response to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates for safety, superior quality and lower costs

2/10/2017 2:00:00 PM

Case study / Focus: Facility Design

Project Wellness blends fitness, medical care, wellness


The project also creates space for Winter Park Health Foundation to collaborate with other not-for-profits and groups to promote community health

2/10/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Rare E. coli found in Los Angeles County patient


Incident marks a first for California

2/10/2017 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.

2/10/2017 10:00:00 AM

Surgeon falls off rolling stool, successfully sues for $7 million


The stool was allegedly only suitable for use on a soft, carpeted flooring surface

2/10/2017 9:00:00 AM

VA Pittsburgh system issues water restrictions after Legionella detected


Legionella bacteria found in sinks at facility

2/10/2017 8:00:00 AM

EnerNOC and Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions (BGIS) Launch Strategic Partnership to Provide Advanced Energy Management to Commercial Buildings


2/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care and leading Canadian Health Care Organizations Win International Climate Change Awards


2/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

New ASTM Test Method Aims to Boost Energy Efficiency in Roofs


2/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Unveils Hospital Optimizer


2/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Patient Safety Movement Announces Innovation Award Winners at 5th Annual Summit


2/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Scabies outbreak reported at Ohio hospital


The disease was spread at Kettering partly by objects that were infested with itch mites

2/9/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: HVAC

Some surgical facilities are seeking alternatives to forced air warming


Forced air warming linked to surgical site infections

2/9/2017 1:30:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Children’s Hospital New Orleans plans $225 million expansion


The 20-bed cardiac unit will be expanded with all private rooms

2/9/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Probe of dirty surgical tools at Detroit healthcare system reopened


Federal health authorities are again investigating dirty tools at the Detroit Medical Center

2/9/2017 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.

2/9/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Infusion center uses design to create calming environment


The design has dark wood-grain floors, walls painted in soft, neutral hues and Buddhist images throughout

2/9/2017 9:00:00 AM

Iowa hospital to add K-9s to security team


UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center is getting two four-legged security officers

2/9/2017 8:00:00 AM

Sentara Hospitals Transition from Color Code Overhead Pages to ‘Plain Language’ Alerts


2/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Forum Shedding Light on Artificial Intelligence Disruptions in Healthcare


2/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Federation to Present Digital Out-of-Home Strategy Summit At DSE 2017


2/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sentara Rehabilitation & Care Residence Launches New Senior Care Model


2/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

SmartPlug Instant Hot Water Control from Taco Named 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Award Product of the Year


2/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Study explores environmental cleaning for containing MRSA


Research examines the efficacy of different approaches for cleaning environmental surfaces

2/8/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare design heals with help from nature


One constant that runs through best designs is green space

2/8/2017 1:30:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

UPMC mold report won't start new investigation


Health agencies have no plans to do any more investigating of the fatal mold outbreak at UPMC

2/8/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Maintaining testing/inspection documents


Brad Keyes discusses how long a facility should maintain testing and inspection documents

2/8/2017 11:00:00 AM

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.

2/8/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Tips to reduce the spread of norovirus


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests five steps

2/8/2017 9:00:00 AM

Interim sterilization processing facility means surgeries don't stop


Seattle healthcare facility continues surgeries during construction

2/8/2017 8:00:00 AM

Casenet Stands Out for Performance and Impact, According to KLAS 2016 Care Management Performance Report


2/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products Bolsters IP Camera Portfolio with Cost-Effective PTZ and Super High-Quality Fisheye Camera


2/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care Awarded 3-Year Floor Care Equipment Contract Position with Premier Inc.


2/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

SimplexGrinnell to Host Fire and Life Safety Education Sessions in Key U.S. Cities


2/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Health Care Institute Chicago Adds Construction Expertise to Its Board


2/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Union members OK Mayo proposal


Union leaders suggest situation has caused long-term damage

2/7/2017 3:00:00 PM

Thieves impersonate Ark. hospital employees, steal credit cards


People dressed in scrubs stole the credit cards of hospital employees

2/7/2017 1:30:00 PM

Robotic mason used on new cancer center


Latest technology, techniques save time, cost at Missouri facility

2/7/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Trends affecting behavioral healthcare design


Design can help reduce stigma and address the needs of patients’ physical and mental well-being, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/7/2017 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.

2/7/2017 10:00:00 AM

Junk food is out at Intermountain Healthcare facilities


System doing away with sugary drinks and snacks in clinics, hospitals

2/7/2017 9:00:00 AM

Colo. VA hospital exempt from federal hiring freeze


Aurora VA needs about 300 new employees to activate medical campus

2/7/2017 8:00:00 AM

Pella Supports Local Contractor and School with New Tools of the Trade


2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand, North America Acquires Original Cast Lighting, Inc.


2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Existing Reprocessing Techniques Prove Insufficient for Flexible Endoscopes


2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting Iolite Led Modular Downlight Features Decorative Accessories For Visual Effects


2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

RJL Systems Announces New Segmental BIA Medical Device—The Quantum V Segmental BIA


2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Report links UPMC bed linens filled with mold blamed to crisis


Hundreds of other healthcare facilities may be affected

2/6/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Following the new scope reprocessing guidelines


Any gaps in procedures could lead to infections

2/6/2017 2:00:00 PM

Nursing home residents gain new protections


First of new CMS revisions took effect in late November

2/6/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Free infographic on healthcare facility floor plans available


Downloadable graphic breaks down the traits of a successful hospital flooring plan

2/6/2017 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.

2/6/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Environmental services' morale sometimes suffers on the job


Lifting staff morale goes a long way toward improving productivity

2/6/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Designing for team-based healthcare


Care teamwork areas feature collaborative space with ample natural light and provide separation from the exam areas

2/6/2017 8:00:00 AM

American Combustion Service, Inc. Helps Local Hospital Increase Efficiency


2/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Center Gets the PENETRON Treatment


2/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Yop table -- A minimalistic space saver


2/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care to Offer Scholarships to Attend 2017 APIC Conference


2/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

National School Boards Association Announces Clean, Green, Safe Schools Resources


2/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Whitepaper: 'What’s Next for U.S. Healthcare Under Trump?'


L.E.K. 'Executive Insights' discusses a framework for monitoring and interpreting possible executive and legislative actions

2/3/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Delbert Day Cancer Institute design blends technology, amenities


Amenities included to serve patients and families who are required to spend an extended period of time inside the hospital

2/3/2017 1:30:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital enhances patient safety with germ-zapping robots


The Christ Hospital Health Network is the first healthcare system in the Cincinnati region to use the technology

2/3/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: HVAC

HVAC systems – replace, repair or upgrade?


An alternative to replacing the entire chiller or HVAC unit is upgrading those system components that are causing the most downtime and consuming the most power

2/3/2017 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.

2/3/2017 10:00:00 AM

DoD and VA joint healthcare facility is a work in progress


Agencies still working out bugs with joint venture

2/3/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Study links superbug to antibiotic overuse rather than dirty hospitals


Scientists have found overuse of the drugs was the main cause of a serious stomach bug outbreak that spread through NHS hospitals

2/3/2017 8:00:00 AM

School honored with Urban Land Institute Trendsetter Award


2/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

22 CityLink Gains Another Partner and a Global Headquarters


2/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Introduces Clinical Environment Optimization Solution to Drive Energy Savings in Healthcare Facilities


2/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Announces Strategic Distributor Partnership with Schaedler Yesco


2/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Eaton Expands 9PX UPS Family with New 700-1500 VA Models


2/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Ontario hospital workers warn about hospital-acquired infections


The Canadian Union of Public Employees is urging the government to reduce hospital-acquired infections by increasing funding for hospital housekeeping

2/2/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: HVAC

Denver Health upgrades regional Ebola treatment center


DHMC improved the ventilation system and added doors to better isolate the area

2/2/2017 2:00:00 PM

Florida governor wants to revamp healthcare facility rules


Gov. Rick Scott called for eliminating key regulations about building healthcare facilities and opening trauma centers

2/2/2017 12:00:00 PM

Choosing the right medical carts


Fully functional and well-equipped carts are the best way to deliver precise medical care

2/2/2017 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.

2/2/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Poor healthcare facility air quality can harm patients and employees


Hospitals that do not maintain an effective air filtration strategy may find that airborne contaminants become a health issue

2/2/2017 9:00:00 AM

Urban Health Plan’s ‘solar wall’ maximizes vertical space in the Bronx


Unlike most rooftop systems, the 37kW array has been installed on the side of the building

2/2/2017 8:00:00 AM

Lifestyle Communities Provides Mobile-First Experience


2/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

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


2/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

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


2/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Medical GPS Launches On-Demand Video Demo of M3 Patient Experience System


2/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Viking Introduces New 5.6 K-factor Quick Response Flush Pendent Sprinkler


2/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Texas system plans first microhospital


Christus Southeast Texas Health System buys land for new smaller facility

2/1/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

California hospitals with high infection rates not inspected


California law requires hospitals to be inspected every three years

2/1/2017 2:00:00 PM

Panelboard bonding in patient care vicinities


Most healthcare facilities are served by multiple branches of power, and the Code is pretty clear regarding what branch and how many sources of each branch are required (or allowed) in patient care areas.

2/1/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Door undercuts


Brad Keyes discusses door undercuts

2/1/2017 11:00:00 AM

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.

2/1/2017 10:00:00 AM

Cape Cod facility renovates for aging population


Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Cape Cod prepares for increase in demand for outpatient services

2/1/2017 9:00:00 AM

Applying the basics of network security


Many strategies that can protect a healthcare facility's electronic security from cyberattacks are simple to implement

2/1/2017 8:00:00 AM

Douglas County Hospital Staff Attends Homeland Security Training


2/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Texture, Texture and Texture -- Carnegie's New Focus on Panel Textiles


2/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

HLAC Names 2 New Board Members


2/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Deb Group Invites You to Vote for Your Favorite Happy Hands Dispenser


2/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Following Rapid Growth in Northeast, Fairbanks Energy Services Expands Energy Conservation Offerings to the Midwest


2/1/2017 12:00:00 AM



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