March 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Focus: Security

Active incident training must go beyond a focus on active shooters


Immediate entry and fast-moving tactics now constitute the majority of active shooter training

3/31/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Boasting healthcare facilities' cybersecurity


Cybersecurity spending increased by nearly $74 billion in 2016

3/31/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Course offered on planning for biosafety environments


Course aims to revolutionize the design, construction, management and delivery of environments where infectious disease needs to be controlled

3/31/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

UNC healthcare facility project designed to become regional referral center


UNC REX Healthcare heart and vascular hospital also designed with the patient experience in mind

3/31/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Behavioral health design white paper available


Healthcare Design magazine is offering a free white paper on design considerations for behavioral health, including patient dignity, safety and durable interior products

3/31/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Virginia healthcare facility designed with distinct 'households'


The Sentara Rehabilitation & Care Residence has a distinctive name, color palette and decorating theme for each household of 20-40 residents, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

3/31/2017 8:00:00 AM

Robotic Assistance Devices to Demonstrate Next-Generation Autonomous Machines Using NVIDIA Jetson Platform


3/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Carnegie Introduces Two Vibrant Upholstery Textiles


3/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care Awarded 3-Year Purchasing Contract for Disinfectant Cleaner Wipes from Premier Inc.


3/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

NRCA Announces 2017 Gold Circle Awards Winners


3/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Don't Tread on ENERGY STAR


3/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Tips for better healthcare cybersecurity


Culture change can help providers improve their healthcare cybersecurity measures

3/30/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Designing for an aging population


Every environment needs to be a senior environment, including healthcare facilities, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/30/2017 2:00:00 PM

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital plans its biggest project


Construction of a patient tower and related infrastructure could cost up to $650 million

3/30/2017 12:00:00 PM

Micro hospitals trending in healthcare real estate


Healthcare property developers are starting to think smaller

3/30/2017 11:00:00 AM

Mass. healthcare facility installing rooftop solar array


Countryside Health Care of Milford will construct a 261 kilowatt rooftop solar array on the rehabilitation facility

3/30/2017 9:00:00 AM

Commercial laundries lauded for safety


Op-ed says commercial laundries serve hospitals safely and effectively

3/30/2017 8:00:00 AM

R-D Rapid Disinfector Outperforms Competitive UV-C Disinfection System in an Independent Study


3/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

BIA Opens Entries for 2017 Brick in Architecture Awards


3/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Design for World’s Largest Children’s Hospital Unveiled in Kuwait


3/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Reliable Controls Announces RoHS2 Compliancy


3/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Study Highlights Cross-Industry Trend to Move Security Applications to the Cloud


3/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Security staff saves man who set himself on fire in Detroit hospital


Man walked into Beaumont Hospital’s Dearborn pharmacy with a two liter soda bottle of gasoline

3/29/2017 3:00:00 PM

Cleanest patient rooms listed


Hospitals scored at least 89 percent on patient HCAHPS survey

3/29/2017 2:00:00 PM

Advances in energy management changing systems


Building automation also changing energy investments

3/29/2017 12:00:00 PM

Outpatient healthcare facility construction fueled by consumer demand


Architects and construction companies still optimistic on healthcare market

3/29/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Under-sink storage


Brad Keyes discusses under-sink storage

3/29/2017 10:00:00 AM

Chefs looking at healthcare positions for challenges, benefits


When healthcare took hold, an increasing number of chefs with formal training have joined food services

3/29/2017 8:00:00 AM

Lophius Biosciences Appoints Robert J. Silverman as Supervisory Board Member


3/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

US Labor Department announces delay in beryllium rule effective date


3/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Generative Space Award: Call for Entries


3/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

IIDA Announces 5th Annual Healthcare Interior Design Winner


3/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Architecture Billings Slip


3/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospital design and technology in the Trumpcare era


If the bill passes, major changes to the healthcare system will be underway

3/28/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare projects demand design and practicality


Construction for healthcare tenants can be one of the most expensive project types

3/28/2017 12:00:00 PM

BayCare Health System putting screening stations in Publix stores


Publix will operate pharmacies on-site at five BayCare hospitals

3/28/2017 11:00:00 AM

Leapfrog Group announces changes to the 2017 hospital survey


Changes reflect hospital advances in the drive for quality and safety

3/28/2017 9:30:00 AM

Case study / Focus: Facility Design

How a Houston homeless healthcare facility designed a space for comfort and durability


The challenge from the outset was to completely transform the outdated downtown building into a welcoming and comfortable place

3/28/2017 8:00:00 AM

ImageFIRST Upholds 'Family Standard' for All of Their Laundry Processes


3/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Brivo Introduces Freedom of Hardware Choice with New Access Control Panel Options


3/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

EwingCole Named Winner of the Annual Healthcare Interior Design Competition


3/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Five Avmor Floorcare Products Receive UL 410 Certification


3/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sentara Edinburgh campus in Chesapeake, Va. opens to patients


3/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Video / Focus: Security

Ohio hospital security officers suspended after detaining visitor


Incident leads to suspensions after video was released

3/27/2017 3:00:00 PM

Video / Focus: Security

FBI offers updated active-shooter planning document


Document expands on 'Active Shooter Planning and Response in a Healthcare Setting'

3/27/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

How to hire the best security officers


The quality of the staff is the best indicator of an effective department

3/27/2017 12:00:00 PM

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

3/27/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Finding the right information


The Center for Health Design offers resources that will help separate the noise from the signals, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/27/2017 9:00:00 AM

Energy resilience bank focusing on hospitals


Bank will help four New Jersey hospitals stay up and running during outages

3/27/2017 8:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo 2017 Announces Limited Seating for Guided Installation Tour & Industry Roundtables


3/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) salutes 61 healthcare laundries that received accreditation


3/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

EVERLINE LED T5HO Tubes Expands Linear LED Upgrade Options


3/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Releases 'The Rampant Growth of Cybercrime in Healthcare' White Paper


3/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Five Avmor Floorcare Products Receive UL 410 Certification


3/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Topeka VA battling bed bugs


Patients from the psychiatric recovery and wellness program on the building's first floor were relocated

3/24/2017 3:00:00 PM

360 degree photo spheres used to capture information for healthcare facility


Minneapolis medical center uses panoramic photos to maintain building

3/24/2017 2:00:00 PM

How to better manage energy use


Connected the dots between energy improvement and reduction of pollutants

3/24/2017 12:00:00 PM

Kansas healthcare facility hires infection-fighting robot


Olathe Medical Center uses ultraviolet light to disinfect hospital rooms

3/24/2017 11:00:00 AM

Few nursing homes use isolation procedures to control superbugs' spread


Skipping isolation precautions may place other residents at risk

3/24/2017 9:00:00 AM

Key points in mass-casualty disaster planning


Many facilities overlook this type of emergency

3/24/2017 8:00:00 AM

ONVIF Speaks on Evolution of ONVIF, Changing Role of Standards at ISC West 2017


3/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

IDEC Releases World’s Smallest Safety Laser Scanner


3/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Geerpres Introduces New Linen Hamper


3/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Array Architects Partners with Esri to Kickstart a Healthcare Geospatial Startup


3/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand North America Helps Wounded Veterans With $161K Donation to ‘Building Homes for Heroes’ Program


3/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Mass casualty mitigation strategies


A good offense can improve response to an active shooter

3/23/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Centralized team areas need to be designed for efficiency and collaboration


The idea is to gather information, services and resources

3/23/2017 2:00:00 PM

Green cleaning's effect on indoor air quality


Look for products that are green certified by at least two certification organizations

3/23/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Pediatric facility architect relies on family input


Giving parents plentiful outlets in a waiting room to keep their phones charged, can transform a hospital experience, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/23/2017 10:30:00 AM

Healthcare facility professionals mark Patient Safety Awareness Week


Patient safety responsibility extends to every department

3/23/2017 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities cut expenses with sustainability programs


Hospitals are also concerned with their environmental footprint

3/23/2017 8:00:00 AM

IDEC Offers Industry’s Broadest Line of HazLoc Custom Control Stations


3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hubbell to Market Evexia and MediMode LED Fixtures for Healthcare Facilities


3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cuero Health Introduces New, Eco-Friendly Cleaning System From A San Marcos Based Company


3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Perkins+Will Transforms 1980s Suburban Office Building into Memorial Sloan Kettering’s New Cancer Center


3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Additional Healthcare Providers Joining Ecore Patient Safety Collaborative Research Pebble Project


3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Q&A: Holiday lights


Brad Keyes discusses holiday light regulations

3/22/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Baltimore wellness center designed to reduce stigma of mental illness


Simon Life and Wellness wants clients to see it as a cool and welcoming place

3/22/2017 1:30:00 PM

Blog

Tips for an energy-efficient light design


By employing energy-conscious lighting design, facilities can reap significant cost savings and reduce their environmental footprint

3/22/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Michigan healthcare facility design aces test of time


ACHA 2017 Legacy Project Award winner still groundbreaking

3/22/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Death of patient who hit hospital security guard ruled a homicide


Autopsy results showed the man died as a result of traumatic asphyxiation caused by the position in which he was being held

3/22/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Tips for reducing exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other infectious diseases


Prevention measures include the proper handling and disposing of linens and wastes

3/22/2017 8:00:00 AM

Alsco-San Jose Earns Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certification


3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lophius Biosciences Completes Extension of its Financing Round to €7.36 Million


3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Icon Labs Announces the First Complete Certificate Authority Solution for Internet of Things Manufacturers


3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

World Renowned Photographer Provides Healing Through Art


3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Seeq to Present with Customers Bristol-Myers Squibb and Devon Energy at OSIsoft User Conference in San Francisco


3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Is healthcare cleaning a special case?


Many companies offer specialist cleaning and hand hygiene solutions for the healthcare sector

3/21/2017 3:00:00 PM

New prevention methods for Clostridium difficile on a horizon


Prevention relies partially on infection control efforts

3/21/2017 2:00:00 PM

Hospital food service aide gave young patients a Christmas surprise


Cafeteria worker saved all year and spent nearly $5,000 on around 1,300 toys

3/21/2017 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals fear Obamacare repeal may create financial strain


Affordable Care Act goes beyond expanding health insurance coverage to helping keep hospitals afloat, expert says

3/21/2017 11:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Security

Hospital security is like an onion


Each layer – from the property perimeter to the innermost highly-sensitive areas – presents its own set of challenges that need to be addressed

3/21/2017 9:15:00 AM

Blog

Creating a wholesome healthcare environment


Textiles and wall coverings present a unique opportunity to make an important design impact for design professionals

3/21/2017 8:00:00 AM

Nlyte Enables Organizations to Manage the Expanding it Edge


3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Perkins+Will Transforms 1980s Suburban Office Building into Memorial Sloan Kettering’s New Cancer Center


3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Brivo Announces Partnership with Mercury Security To Support An Open Hardware Platform for its Access Control Solution


3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Clorox Healthcare Products Receive Additional EPA-Registered Kill Claims for Bacterial & Viral Pathogens


3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo 2017 To Host the Biggest Names in Business


3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Modern surveillance technologies can improve decentralized healthcare security


Security professionals rely on their surveillance system to help them monitor indoor and outdoor spaces

3/20/2017 3:00:00 PM

Hospital floors often overlooked when it comes to infection control


Floors in patient rooms are often contaminated with health care-associated pathogens

3/20/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Inspectors find safety issues at Montana hospital


Hospital did not eliminate environmental risks for suicidal patients

3/20/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog

New technology and approaches to cut lab energy use


Lab research facilities are energy intense building types due to the vast amounts of 100 percent outside air required

3/20/2017 11:00:00 AM

Trumpcare could cut public health funds


Funds for the prevention of bioterrorism and disease outbreaks would be eliminated

3/20/2017 9:00:00 AM

Boiler problems cause evacuation of Pennsylvania healthcare facility


Patients at Consulate Health Care of Cheswick were displaced for several hours

3/20/2017 8:00:00 AM

CEL Launches Alphabet Soup Article


3/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Gerflor USA Sets Example for Healthcare Industry with Release of Product-Specific EPDs


3/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tupelo Raycom Embraces NewTek IP Series for Live Sports Production Truck


3/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Now Available: Versatile and Economical Wattstopper® FSP-2x2 Fixture Integrated Outdoor Sensors


3/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

AFC Cable Systems Announces MC Luminary HCF Cables for Healthcare Applications


3/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Patient with gun admitted to ICU, bypassed security


Woman shoots, kills herself at Florida hospital

3/17/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Plumbing

Manufacturer changing how sinks work in hospitals


It has no faucet, knobs or levers and is designed to reduce splashing

3/17/2017 1:30:00 PM

Connecticut healthcare facility increases efficiency


Windham Hospital in Willimantic was recently honored for energy initiatives

3/17/2017 12:00:00 PM

Safety concerns raised before hospital roof collapse


Concerns about the structural safety at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital, where a section of the roof collapsed, were raised by a legislator

3/17/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare facilities make nature part of healing process


The beneficial impact of nature as a healing element is well-documented

3/17/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Good design can future-proof healthcare facilities


Design can reduce distractions, standardize equipment and supply location and provide adequate space for documentation and work areas

3/17/2017 8:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Federation Atlanta Regional Council to Host 'Meet & Greet' Networking Event


3/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Indoor Outdoor Monumental Museum Quality Bronze Statuary Fountains


3/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Telehealth Services: Double-Digit Sales Growth and Rising Service Rates to Come


3/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Applauds X12 for New Public Review Option of HIPAA Standards


3/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nlyte Offers New DCIM Capabilities to Remotely Control Data Center Devices


3/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospital says facility smoking ban forces patients onto dangerous roads


The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, which sets guidance for clinical practice, states that hospital premises, including the grounds, should remain smoke-free

3/16/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare built environments being created in convenient retail locations


Adapting buildings in former retail spaces requires significant infrastructure upgrades and collaboration with property managers, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/16/2017 2:00:00 PM

One-stop healthcare facility for veterans planned in Hawaii


Facility represents a first-in-the-nation leasing arrangement for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

3/16/2017 12:00:00 PM

Data disaster recovery planning key for healthcare facilities


HIPAA-covered entities are required to have a contingency plan

3/16/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Healthcare facilities can be compromised by malware that infects medical devices


Insecurable medical systems provide a target for identity thieves

3/16/2017 9:00:00 AM

ASHE honored designs put patients first


Vista awards honor exceptional teamwork on new healthcare construction, renovation and infrastructure projects

3/16/2017 8:00:00 AM

SPX Cooling Technologies Announces Redesigned Marley AV Cooling Tower


3/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo 2017 To Showcase World’s Newest Digital Signage


3/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kingspan Unveils Kooltherm K20 Concrete Sandwich Board for Tilt-up and Precast Walls


3/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Essilor Called the World’s Most Powerful Healthcare Brand


3/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

VigiLanz Platform Earns Meaningful Use Stage 3 Certification for Antimicrobial Use and Resistance Reporting


3/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Study finds air quality can impact effectiveness of antibiotics


Bacteria that cause respiratory infections can be affected by air pollution

3/15/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Cancer center designed to improve patient experience


Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute was designed to allow natural light throughout the building

3/15/2017 2:00:00 PM

Chicago healthcare facility demolishing student housing for outpatient care facility


Buildings to be replaced by the Rush Center for Advanced Health Care

3/15/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Q&A: Are smoke barrier doors required to be inspected in hospitals?


Brad Keyes discusses inspection requirements of smoke barrier doors in hospitals

3/15/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Cancer center uses clerestory windows to add light into interior spaces


The 52,000-square-foot Valley Health Cancer Center at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Va., features a range of natural elements, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/15/2017 8:00:00 AM

New FemHy Bundle from HOSPECO


3/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Port Huron Campus Opens to Provide Higher Level of Cancer Care


3/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sunburst Chemicals Introduces Conserv SG 81 Combination Fabric Softener & Sour, Designed to Work in Hard Water Conditions


3/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Douglas Lighting Controls Unveils Dialog Room Controller 2


3/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

HEPACART, Inc. Announces Licensing and Distribution Agreement To Manufacture and Distribute Equipment For Advanced Disinfection


3/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Blog

Developing a total project budget for a healthcare capital project


Some new bacteria with characteristics of species known to be harmful were seen

3/14/2017 3:00:00 PM

Ending approval requirements for new hospitals has mixed results


Certificate of need regulations have come under fire from legislators who want to improve competition in the healthcare

3/14/2017 2:00:00 PM

Are biofilms from hospital shower pipes harmful?


Some new bacteria with characteristics of species known to be harmful were seen

3/14/2017 12:00:00 PM

Full-scale patient room mock-ups help designer see flaws


Patient-care scenarios can be simulated to make sure the design provides an workable space and healing environment, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/14/2017 11:00:00 AM

Study says healthcare facility floors can harbor pathogens


Many items in patient rooms can come in contact with the floor, and germs can spread to hands

3/14/2017 9:30:00 AM

Many hands: Team building may boost hand washing


Study suggests a cohesive team will have improved compliance

3/14/2017 8:00:00 AM

Vitas Healthcare Opens New Program In Florida Panhandle


3/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

VA Maryland Health Care System Employee Selected as Energy Engineer of the Year


3/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Specialty Comfort Solutions is an Emerging Category in Health & Wellness


3/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

WEDI 2017 Conference to Focus on Driving Solutions in a Changing Healthcare Landscape


3/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo 2017 To Showcase World’s Newest Digital Signage


3/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Standardized security technologies urged for healthcare campus


Facilities with strict, consistent specifications can improve safety and cut costs

3/13/2017 3:00:00 PM

Case study

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta: Navigating a better patient experience


Mobile wayfinding application instrumental in designing and delivering a personalized patient experience

3/13/2017 2:00:00 PM

Materials management supported by efficiently designed spaces


Nurses can spend 20 percent or more of their total time performing fundamental materials management tasks

3/13/2017 12:00:00 PM

Hospital displays repurposed 'industrial junk'


University of Kentucky creates art from construction barrier images

3/13/2017 11:00:00 AM

Patient room floors, sinks could be contaminated with bacteria


Infection risks may be overlooked by infection control efforts

3/13/2017 9:15:00 AM

Blog

Human capital management for the healthcare industry: What to look for


Healthcare organizations need to locate and manage talent that will support their unique operational objectives

3/13/2017 8:00:00 AM

Hospital Acquired Infection Control Market Reaches $16 Billion: Report


3/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

HLAC Encourages Accredited Laundries to Stress the Integrity of Its Standards


3/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

lyte Expands On Demand Offering With Hosting Service


3/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Adds First UL-Listed Snap-in Mounting Accessory to its Wattstopper High Bay Occupancy Sensors


3/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Great Eastern Energy Announces Launch of Ener-G Tracker


3/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospital floors may be spreading germs more easily than believed


Germs can move quickly from floors to high-touch surfaces

3/10/2017 3:00:00 PM

Madison hospital makes eating healthy easier


The effort began with the removal of sugar-sweetened drinks and deep-fat fryers

3/10/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Report predicts healthcare facilities to increase IT security spending


A majority of survey respondents are without adequate data security controls

3/10/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Yelp-style app lets veterans rate healthcare facilities


Confusing facility layouts, poor staffing, excessive wait times are some of the issues addressed in the reviews

3/10/2017 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Technology advances fuel demand for new healthcare equipment


How to finance new equipment in 2017

3/10/2017 9:00:00 AM

Improving healthcare engineer/designer communication


The most important predictor of a team’s success is its communication patterns

3/10/2017 8:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo 2017 to Showcase World’s Newest Digital Signage


3/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products Enhances Connected Partner Program with New Partner Portal


3/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Forums at LIGHTFAIR International 2017 Highlight Relevant Topics of Internet of Things, Connectivity and Lighting for Health


3/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting Introduces Cylo, Versatile Led Fixture for Nora Rail Systems


3/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Study explores superbugs found in healthcare facility sinks


Bacteria spreads from drainpipes to patients in stages

3/9/2017 3:00:00 PM

Big Data can support infection control


Healthcare facilities can use Real Time Location Systems to track visits to hand hygiene stations

3/9/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

$1.2 million of equipment stolen from Toronto hospital


The hospital’s video surveillance footage shows the suspects used suitcases to transport equipment

3/9/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Outpatient healthcare design looking to retail and hospitality


Facilities getting a fresh look that caters to the new lifestyle design trend

3/9/2017 11:00:00 AM

Texas hospital ready for hazardous material emergencies


Parkland Memorial Hospital decon unit deals with chemical exposure situations

3/9/2017 9:15:00 AM

Concierge-style healthcare facility opens in Palm Beach


Center has a high-resolution CT scanner, digital X-ray machine, ultrasound room, body composition analyzer and LED light therapy bed

3/9/2017 8:00:00 AM

Compact, Powerful Model DRZ with Quick-Grip Chuck Offers Maintenance Pros Quick, Clean, Quiet Drain Cleaning


3/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products Brings Multi-Site, Integrated Security to the Edge


3/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Crown Health Care Laundry Earns Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certification


3/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Boston Scientific Announces Six Finalists in 2nd Annual Connected Patient Challenge, Focused on Healthcare Data Analytics


3/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Texas hospital employee says stealing was 'easy'


Employee allegedly stole $400k of medical equipment from Christus Santa Rosa Hospital

3/8/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center designed for different mission


Replacement hospital must respond to different service members and potentially different types of injuries and patient experiences, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/8/2017 1:15:00 PM

Maximizing BIM use in healthcare facility operations


White paper says not all facilities are putting BIM to use

3/8/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Q&A: Drills for off-site locations


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire drills

3/8/2017 10:00:00 AM

Urgent care centers gaining traction in Toledo area


Health systems trying to cut costs, emergency room crowding

3/8/2017 9:00:00 AM

Trends affecting healthcare real estate in 2017


Repeal of the Affordable Care Act is just one issue potentially affecting the industry

3/8/2017 8:00:00 AM

JM Electrical and EMC Complete Energy Upgrade at Holyoke Community College


3/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Research and Inspiration Lead Pella Corporation to Refine Products


3/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Riser Diagrams in Wattstopper DLM Software Simplifies Project Submittal and Quote Process


3/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Metasys 8.1 Building Automation System from Johnson Controls Delivers New Graphics and Enhanced Security for Secure, Encrypted Communications


3/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Medxcel Facilities Management hires Jason Sheidler as Vice President of Finance


3/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Bad hospital design can be unhealthy


Doctor says he is struck daily by how much better hospitals could be designed

3/7/2017 3:00:00 PM

Case study / Focus: Facility Design

Johns Hopkins Hospital provides prescription for healthcare surfacing


JHH conducted a system wide multi-disciplinary research flooring testing study

3/7/2017 1:30:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Urgent care centers leading retail healthcare delivery


Hospitals run 37 percent of urgent care facilities in U.S.

3/7/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

What does LEED mean for healthcare


The goal is to promote clean, healthy, affordable, durable, and environmentally friendly practices into construction and design

3/7/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Pre-fab bathroom pods deliver luxury to go


The Christ Hospital Joint and Spine Center plugged in high-end modular bathrooms as part of its tight construction schedule

3/7/2017 9:30:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Tenn. healthcare facility's facade supports visibility and efficiency


Methodist South Hospital's emergency department's new facade gives the addition a more visible presence, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/7/2017 8:00:00 AM

Icon Labs President Alan Grau Selected to Present at Embedded World Show Europe


3/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mule-Hide Products Co. Introduces Walkway Granules


3/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Heaviland Landscape Management Reports 2016 Water Savings Numbers


3/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

AAMA Releases New Selection and Application Guide for Plastic-Glazed Skylights and Sloped Glazing


3/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

IDEC Offers Industry’s Broadest Line of HazLoc Custom Control Stations


3/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Drug disappearances at VA hospitals investigated


VA drugs losses rose tenfold between 2009 and 2015

3/6/2017 3:00:00 PM

Healthgrades names 2017 Best Hospitals


Medicare inpatient data from the Medicare Provider Analysis and Review database from 2013 through 2015 for the 32 most common inpatient conditions and procedures is considered

3/6/2017 1:30:00 PM

Innovations curbing healthcare facility infections


Lighting and antibacterial surfaces helping to reduce harmful microrganisms

3/6/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Your healthcare facility's LED retrofit checklist


How do you begin to coordinate and come up with funds to replace lighting systems across thousands of square feet?

3/6/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Height-adjustable bathroom fixtures can make life easier for people with mobility challenges


Fixtures have been designed to allow quick and easy height and position adjustability

3/6/2017 9:30:00 AM

Feasibility study should uncover strengths, weaknesses of a proposed project


Exercise also helps document the planning, engineering and construction

3/6/2017 8:00:00 AM

Pella Corporation Chair Emerita Joan Kuyper Farver Dies


3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Garland’s Revolutionary Flashless Edge Metal System Saves Time and Money


3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Monarch Brands expands to new HQ to Northeast Philadelphia


3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

CBRE Healthcare Recognized as a Great Place to Work in Healthcare


3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Grab Green Debuts New Stoneworks Laundry Pod Collection


3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

CMS reimbursement changes could alter facility building plans


Lower reimbursement rate for services at a hospital-owned outpatient center may discourage the building of outlying facilities, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/3/2017 3:00:00 PM

Xenex Secures $38 Million in Funding; Company’s Germ-Zapping Robots Help Hospitals Reduce Infection Rates


3/3/2017 2:15:00 PM

Focus: Security

Steps to prevent health facility violence


Risk management expert urges zero tolerance culture

3/3/2017 1:30:00 PM

New Pa. microhospital may be future of healthcare


A new $35 million microhospital is under construction in Lancaster

3/3/2017 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.

3/3/2017 10:00:00 AM

Blog

Critical conditions: Healthcare construction challenges and opportunities


Managers should familiarize themselves with accepted industry best practices for completing healthcare construction projects

3/3/2017 9:00:00 AM

Feasibility study can support facility funding request


A solid study should show what needs to be done and how it can be done

3/3/2017 8:00:00 AM

Clorox Healthcare Announces Enhancements to Bleach Germicidal Disinfectants


3/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Western Health Completes Energy-Efficient Upgrades


3/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Igor, Inc. Announces Technology License with Ellipz for a New PoE and LED Lighting Solution


3/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Crothall Now Has 12 Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certified Laundries


3/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Patient Mechanical Lift Handling Equipment Market Expected to Reach $1,629 Million, Globally by 2022


3/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Flint healthcare facility ordered a second time to address Legionella issues


Michigan health officials told McLaren Flint Hospital to correct conditions to reduce the presence of bacteria

3/2/2017 3:00:00 PM

Survey suggests better supply chain management supports patient safety


A quarter of hospital staff with 'good' processes have seen or heard of expired product being used on a patient

3/2/2017 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities striving for on-demand access


Health systems reposition themselves with convenient care centers, virtual venues

3/2/2017 1:00:00 PM

Hospital's HVAC upgrades benefit from in-house expertise


Maintenance and engineering managers know they can’t monitor what they don’t measure

3/2/2017 11:30:00 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.

3/2/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Best practices for hospital floors


Hospitals face a unique set of challenges with flooring

3/2/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

NOAH plans first conference


National Organization for Arts in Health plans event with the 30th Healthcare Facilities and Design Symposium and Exposition

3/2/2017 8:00:00 AM

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


3/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Crothall Now Has 12 Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certified Laundries


3/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Asahi/America Rolls Out New Building Information Modeling Design and CAD Library


3/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Western Reserve Hospital Deploys Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot to Enhance Patient Safety by Destroying Superbugs that Can Cause Infections


3/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Clorox Professional Products Company Introduces New Portfolio of Odor Control Products Designed to Eliminate the Toughest Professional Odors


3/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lawsuit linking sixth death to UPMC mold names third facility


A third wrongful death lawsuit was filed in connection to a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center mold outbreak

3/1/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Q&A: Cooking ranges open to the corridor


Brad Keyes discusses cooking ranges open to the corridor

3/1/2017 2:30:00 PM

Nonclinical staff has role in patient satisfaction


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

3/1/2017 2:00:00 PM

Nursing homes opening their doors to students


Some facilities are allowing college students to move in

3/1/2017 12:00:00 PM

Dispute over hospital defects resolved


Embattled South Australian hospital will open within months

3/1/2017 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.

3/1/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Plumbing systems should be simple and reliable


Know the requirements and technical challenges of the healthcare facility plumbing system

3/1/2017 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Publishes Call to Action for Building Owners and Facility Managers to Invest in Cybersecurity


3/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Crothall Now Has 12 Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certified Laundries


3/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

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


3/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies to Partner with KSA Lighting & Controls Agency in Chicago Marketplace


3/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Boyd Industries Achieves International Quality Certification


3/1/2017 12:00:00 AM



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