April 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



UPMC sued again for mold infection issue


Case is the seventh involving patients who died after contracting mold infections at UPMC hospitals

4/28/2017 3:00:00 PM

Manchester cancer center fire sparks patient evacuation


Facility does not house patients, but is attached to the main hospital

4/28/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

New power plant to save Baltimore hospital $750K per year


Baltimore Washington Medical Center's new power plant is also expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

4/28/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Healthcare facility design can support security


Healthcare organizations are urged to focus on security in facility design and planning

4/28/2017 11:00:00 AM

Waiting rooms should be improved, not eliminated


Simple amenities can make a big difference, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/28/2017 9:15:00 AM

Effective space programming can ease growing pains


New technologies and legislation mean that healthcare facilities often must change the way they deliver care

4/28/2017 8:00:00 AM

Critical Continuing Education Learning Brings Specialized Knowledge to Healthcare Construction Projects


4/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

OSHA Recognizes Workers’ Memorial Day


4/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

PolyU Designs 'Smart Scar-Care' Pad To Create A 'Scar-less' World


4/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Prior Authorization One of Several Key Topics Impacting the Healthcare Landscape to be Discussed at WEDI 2017


4/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Top 10 Reasons To Attend NY Tech Summit 2017


4/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Survey predicts no healthcare winners under Trump


NEJM Catalyst report shows healthcare executives have a pessimistic view

4/27/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Montana healthcare facility reviews security after fire


Surgeon’s home was destroyed by a disgruntled former patient

4/27/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

VDI can boost IT security for healthcare facilities


Virtual desktop infrastructure solutions use an on-site or cloud-based data center to host an organization's files, data and applications

4/27/2017 1:00:00 PM

Biofilm study found high contamination rates on dry hospital surfaces


Researchers collected samples from the hospitals after environmental cleaning procedures were done

4/27/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Life Safety Codes and Regulations

More revisions expected in Joint Commission's EC and LS chapters


Changes will apply to hospital, ambulatory care, critical access hospital, nursing care center and home care programs

4/27/2017 11:00:00 AM

Virginia healthcare facility undergoes deep clean after bacterial infection outbreak


Six patients were infected with extended spectrum beta lactamase-producing Klebsiella

4/27/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

New Choctaw Nation Regional Medical Clinic designed with special brick and tribal art work


Much of the southern exterior is covered with 'Choctaw Blend' brick, which was created for the Choctaw Nation

4/27/2017 8:00:00 AM

New HD Video Solution Offers High Value, High Quality Video


4/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kingspan debuts Kooltherm K8 Cavity Board and Kooltherm K12 Framing Board at AIA Conference on Architecture 2017


4/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

IAHTM, HLAC Say Healthcare Laundry Standards Are As Important to OPLs as Commercial, Co-op Laundries


4/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Critical Continuing Education Learning Brings Specialized Knowledge to Healthcare Construction Projects


4/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Perkins Eastman Joins Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Cornerstone-Laying Ceremony of Aiims Nagpur


4/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bringing from-scratch cooking into hospitals


Chef has introduced local sourcing and from-scratch cooking into healthcare and other institutional settings

4/26/2017 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Don’t get caught in the dark, make sure your backup power is hurricane ready


May 15th through the 21st is Hurricane Preparedness Week.

4/26/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Staten Island ambulatory care facility built with modular construction


Project expected to significantly reduce construction waste

4/26/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Legionella risk management in cooling towers for protective care


Hospital buildings have multiple complex water systems, and since many people staying in hospitals already have a suppressed immune system due to illness, it greatly increases their risk for Legionella infection

4/26/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Hazardous areas


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for hazardous areas

4/26/2017 10:00:00 AM

Nurses can influence built healthcare environments


Nurses called one of the most underutilized resources in design process

4/26/2017 8:00:00 AM

Reliable Controls Products Now OpenADR Certified


4/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

RelateCare Opens US Headquarters to Help Improve Patient Access and Reduce Costs at Leading American Health Systems


4/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Novus Medical Detox Center: DEA Must Enforce Drug Laws as Prescription Opioid Deaths Continue to Rise


4/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Universal Hires David Skinner as North American Director of Field Applications Engineering Team


4/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Crest Healthcare Supply Announces Expanded Ascom Relationship


4/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Ex-offenders filling hard-to-fill healthcare jobs


A growing number of healthcare facilities are giving people with criminal records a second chance

4/25/2017 3:00:00 PM

Consolidated outpatient center designed to improve patient experience


Staff input informed Nebraska's Lauritzen Outpatient Center design

4/25/2017 2:00:00 PM

Anesthesia machine cover designed for OR infection control


Anesthesia machines may pose risk for exposure to pathogens

4/25/2017 1:00:00 PM

Legislation would outlaw surgical smoke in Calif.


Bill that would mandate the use of smoke-evacuation systems

4/25/2017 12:00:00 PM

New VA hospital designed with input from staff, veterans


New Orleans healthcare facility was designed to deliver patient-centered healthcare in a comfortable, dignified environment, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/25/2017 11:00:00 AM

Case study

Virginia healthcare facility adds restaurant-style food service


Sentara Norfolk General Hospital redesigns its 14,000-square-foot cafeteria

4/25/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog/Focus: Technology

Hacked healthcare records could harm patients


Experts say we need to be sure that these practices and products are better and not just creating potential for further resistance

4/25/2017 8:00:00 AM

EHNAC Executive Director to Join Healthcare Industry Leaders at WEDI 2017


4/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Milestone VMS and Briefcam Integrate to Unify Security at Massachusetts General Hospital


4/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Zurn Facility Achieves LEED Gold Certification


4/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Architecture Billings Index Continues to Strengthen


4/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Relaunches Miller-Picking Brand of Custom HVAC solutions


4/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

DMC Children’s Hospital passes follow-up investigation


Michigan healthcare facility no longer in danger of losing federal funding

4/24/2017 3:00:00 PM

Next generation of healthcare designers will need deep expertise


Knowledge across a range of topics and the ability to collaborate across multiple disciplines are also key

4/24/2017 2:00:00 PM

Michigan healthcare facility completes $2.8 million expansion


Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital project boosts emergency care for region

4/24/2017 12:00:00 PM

N.J. office building becomes outpatient facility


Memorial Sloan Kettering Monmouth was designed with biophilic and other evidence-based design principles, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/24/2017 11:00:00 AM

Finding pest activity in healthcare facilities


Environmental services departments need to be aware when pests are present

4/24/2017 9:00:00 AM

Infection control 'partnerships' spark concern that industry is leading science


Experts say we need to be sure that these practices and products are better and not just creating potential for further resistance

4/24/2017 8:00:00 AM

CEL Launches New High Power CG2409 RF Switch Family for Wireless Applications


4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Array Architects Partners with Esri to Kick-start a Healthcare Geospatial Startup


4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Taylor Design Taps Jen Leonard as Strategies Practice Leader


4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Champion Manufacturing receives ISO 13485 Certification


4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

HCI’s New Video Reveals How Health Systems are Using Facilities to Recruit, Retain Leading Physicians


4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

MRSA outbreak at UC Irvine hospital undisclosed for months


Outbreak sickened 10 critically ill infants over eight months

4/21/2017 3:00:00 PM

Video

Singapore healthcare campus to add 1,800 beds and smart technology


Technological advances added to address shrinking workforce

4/21/2017 2:00:00 PM

Data on hospital inspections may soon become public


Confidential reports about errors, mishaps and mix-ups could soon be available

4/21/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Maintaining security systems during a merger


Because of the disorder that accompanies a merger or acquisition, healthcare facilities can be more vulnerable to security risks

4/21/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Real-time locating system can reduce patient wait times


System that uses small locating badges worn by both patients and employees

4/21/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Telemedicine saves rural hospital from bankruptcy


Idaho healthcare facility integrates tech-based approaches to care

4/21/2017 8:00:00 AM

Titus VR Launches New Era of HVAC Training


4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Clorox Professional's Total 360 System Uses Proven Electrostatic Technology


4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

VidaShield Announces Strategic Partnership with Vital Vio


4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

HARMAN and IBM Watson Internet of Things Introduce Cognitive Rooms that Bring Connected Experiences to the Consumer


4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care’s Digital Tools Website Promotes eLearning


4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

DC VA inspection reveals dirty sterile storage


$150 million in unaccounted for items and unavailable supplies was also found

4/20/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Ohio hospital asked to increase video monitoring after attempted rape of patient


Patient was attacked in psychiatric unit of ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital

4/20/2017 2:00:00 PM

Rehab center adds mocked-up marketplace, carpentry shop


Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre adds amenities to help patients recover from traumatic injuries

4/20/2017 12:00:00 PM

What exactly is a micro-hospital?


Definition and presence have expanded significantly

4/20/2017 11:00:00 AM

Janitor training should be flexible for different facilities


Many healthcare facilities are installing luxury vinyl tile and people want to know how to take care of it

4/20/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Ignoring access management challenges can be expensive


Healthcare facilities should not rely on manual processes

4/20/2017 9:00:00 AM

Site-specific pest management plan recommended


An integrated pest management plan can deal with pest issues before they become problems

4/20/2017 8:00:00 AM

Tampa’s biggest hospital has new food vendor


4/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facility Design Trends, Nurse Influence on Built Environment Focus of Recent NIHD Meeting at Ecore


4/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

27 Teams Chosen for Inaugural Medical Capital Innovation Competition


4/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sierra Monitor Corporation Launches Cloud-Connected Network Discovery and Management Appliance for Facility Automation


4/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

J&J Worldwide Headquarters Nears Completion


4/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Virus sends N.Y. healthcare facility back to paper systems


A computer virus created an electronic health record outage

4/19/2017 3:00:00 PM

Key considerations in health village planning


Designing a health village a combination of hospital planning and urban planning

4/19/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Building Automation

Hospitals urged to be careful with the Internet of Things


During the past couple of months, malware has launched attacks against the Internet

4/19/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Wireless access control offers range of potential benefits


Cost and ease of installation could benefit healthcare facilities

4/19/2017 12:00:00 PM

$943 million California healthcare facility opens


Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla to focus on cancer treatment and specialty care.

4/19/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Q&A: Fire door annual test and inspection


Brad Keyes discusses fire door annual test and inspection

4/19/2017 10:00:00 AM

Behavioral health spaces beginning to get needed attention


New research includes design guidelines, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/19/2017 8:00:00 AM

Subscription Pricing Model Propels RF Code to Over 125,000+ Racks Under Management


4/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Illuminating Spaces: Legrand Lighting Controls Contribute to Innovative Healthcare Construction


4/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Global Lighting, Design and Technology Community Connects at LIGHTFAIR® International 2017


4/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

RightCrowd Essentials Wins Top Honor in SIA New Product Showcase Awards


4/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

McLaren Health Care Partners with Future Energy Group to Transform Energy Footprint with $1.6 Million Annual Savings


4/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Leapfrog's spring grades show improvement


Hospitals earned more A's and fewer Fs this spring

4/18/2017 3:00:00 PM

Aurora to build new hospital in Wis.


Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care announced that it plans to build a new, $324 million hospital in Kohler to replace the Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center

4/18/2017 2:00:00 PM

Conducting effective infection control surveillance


Infection preventionists urged to 'pick their battles'

4/18/2017 1:00:00 PM

Magazine honors product innovators


Healthcare Design will honor three winners in its 2017 Product Innovation Awards, according to an article on its website

4/18/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Workplace investigations sensitive and important processes


HR professionals in the healthcare sector should have a solid plan in place when they begin an investigation

4/18/2017 11:00:00 AM

Nurse’s plastic collection transformed into mural at Toronto hospital


She collected the plastic bits during her 28 years as a nurse in the intensive care unit

4/18/2017 9:00:00 AM

UPMC continues to buy, build in 2017


2017 could be UPMC’s biggest growth year yet

4/18/2017 8:00:00 AM

Integrated Chilled Beam System is a Cutting Edge, Two-in-One HVAC and Lighting Solution


4/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Premier Holding Corp. Expands its LED Efficiency Solutions to the Midwest with an Agreement with AER Lighting


4/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Two More Angelica Plants Earn Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certification


4/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Improve Medical Waste Procedures by Partnering with Choice MedWaste


4/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care Acquires Daylight Medical UVC Disinfection Portfolio


4/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Blog

Healthcare engineering: One millennial’s experience


We millennials are just as (if not more) driven by why we are doing something as we are by what the specific is that task we are assigned

4/17/2017 3:00:00 PM

Becker's Hospital Review lists 100 great hospitals in U.S.


Hospitals are included based on analysis of several ranking and award agencies

4/17/2017 2:00:00 PM

Laughing gas leak leads to lockdown of Nevada hospital


A truck was delivering canisters to the hospital when the leak was discovered

4/17/2017 12:00:00 PM

Robot disinfects ORs in two minutes


Abbreviated cycle time found to be enough for between-case surface cleaning

4/17/2017 11:00:00 AM

Fighting Candida auris fungal infection


Cases of rare yeast superbug are on the rise

4/17/2017 9:00:00 AM

Surprise inspection finds improper linen storage at Pittsburgh healthcare facility


Inspection of UPMC Shadyside hospital also revealed ventilation problems

4/17/2017 8:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products Debuts EntraPass Go Pass Support for Apple Watch


4/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Americo Full Cycle Floor Pads First to Achieve New Green Seal Certification


4/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Makes Dumpster and Dock Cleaning Easy


4/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Aircuity Announces its Airside Efficiency Platform to improve energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality


4/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Flood Buzz Line of Water Leak Alarms Provides Early Warning of Potential Leak Hazards


4/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Md. hospital NICU reopens after investigation of Pseudomonas bacteria


The hospital invested more than $500,000 in a new water-treatment system

4/13/2017 3:00:00 PM

Cleaning an artificial green wall


Artificial green walls are easier to clean and maintain than living green walls

4/13/2017 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Building bridges between application developers and IT through cloud


Developers are the backbone of many businesses, and meeting their needs while also adhering to IT best practices requires strong management processes

4/13/2017 12:00:00 PM

Switchboard fire leads to healthcare facility evacuation


Electrical fire at Canberra Hospital sparks political fallout

4/13/2017 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Enterprise resource management drives Triple Aim compliance: Five keys to completing the quest


The three components of the Triple Aim complement and overlap the need to reduce enterprise risk.

4/13/2017 9:00:00 AM

Roaches found (again) in New Orleans care facility


Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals previously reported problems

4/13/2017 8:00:00 AM

Icon Labs Named as one of the Top 20 Fastest Growing IoT Companies


4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products’ iSTAR Ultra Video Takes Home Top Honors in SIA New Product Showcase Awards


4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Generator Fleet Management Solution Enabled By PowerConnectSM GenSecure


4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

OSHA to Delay Enforcing Crystalline Silica Standard in the Construction Industry


4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Zelis Healthcare Announces Acquisition of Strenuus


4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Study says clean scopes can sit for more than two weeks


Current guidelines say time should be limited to 14 days

4/12/2017 3:00:00 PM

Personalized care for the millennial patient


A generation which grew up with technology and the internet at its fingertips will have different demands

4/12/2017 2:00:00 PM

The sure things among the political uncertainty


There are many unknowns about what healthcare will look like in the future, but we know there are a few ways the healthcare industry will change, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/12/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Three key insights on optimizing IPD, Lean and BIM


Traditional ways of delivering projects do not function to support the continually evolving trends and needs in healthcare

4/12/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Doctor sleep rooms


Brad Keyes discusses requirements for doctor sleep rooms

4/12/2017 10:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Building Automation

How I stopped worrying and learned to love the gateway


The four benefits of using a gateway in your IoT design

4/12/2017 8:00:00 AM

Two South Florida Medical Facilities Choose Air Esscentials to Implement Innovative Hospital Environmental Scenting Programs


4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Seeq R17 Expands Easy To Use Visual Data Analytics, and Introduces Monitoring and Predictive Analytics Features


4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products Highlights Comprehensive Portfolio of Unique Integrations at ISC West 2017


4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Crest Elite Pillow Speakers Receive Samsung Certification


4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Schools and Hospitals Join Forces to Support California Sustainable Food Producers Announcing a New Recipe for Human and Environmental Health


4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus:

VA smoking ban gets first hearing in House


Bill would repeal law that requires smoking areas in VA healthcare facilities

4/11/2017 3:00:00 PM

Linen storage issues found at UPMC Shadyside


Surprise inspection uncovered clean and soiled linens were not stored according to standards

4/11/2017 2:00:00 PM

Revisions to mobile medical unit guidelines eyed


The goal of the changes is to ensure patient safety and to assign responsibility for assuring these requirements are met, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/11/2017 1:00:00 PM

System uses bacteria to purify water


A University of British Columbia-developed system that uses bacteria to turn non-potable water into drinking water

4/11/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Hygiene matters on World Health Day and beyond


Good hygiene is a joint effort that depends on hospital administrators and environmental services staff

4/11/2017 11:00:00 AM

Children’s Hospital of San Antonio designed for growth


An existing adult and pediatric hospital is undergoing an expansion and renovation to build the area's only dedicated children’s hospital, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/11/2017 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Appoints New Global VP, GM of Security Products


4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Xenex Announces New 2-Minute Run-Time for OR Disinfection with LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots at AORN Surgical Conference & Expo


4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

UMass Memorial Health Care and Siemens Implement Master Energy Plan to Ensure Long-Term Sustainability


4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Launches Complete Range of Pressure Independent Balancing and Control Valves


4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care Acquires Daylight Medical UVC Disinfection Portfolio


4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Cal/OSHA’s healthcare workplace violence rules take effect


Effective April 1, some employers must develop and implement a workplace violence prevention plan

4/10/2017 3:00:00 PM

Pa. healthcare facility cited for using dirty scope


Crozer-Chester Medical Center allowed an improperly cleaned endoscope to be used in a surgical procedure

4/10/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Promote healing and create energy-efficient environments with modern lighting design and controls


Healthcare facilities can employ advanced lighting design strategies to improve patient and visitor comfort

4/10/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

CMS urges action on required emergency exercises


Medical facilities warned not to wait until fall to implement new emergency preparedness rule

4/10/2017 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility lobbies create first impression


Lobbies are becoming spaces for education, engagement and solace, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/10/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Building Automation

IoT usage in healthcare facilities


A recent paper examines some of the ethical considerations

4/10/2017 9:00:00 AM

Detroit hospitals submit correction plans after inspection


CMS conducted an unannounced inspection at three Detroit Medical Center hospitals in January

4/10/2017 8:00:00 AM

New Standard Published: ANSI/IICRC S540 Standard for Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup


4/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

RLE Technologies Named to CRN’s Data Center 100 List for 2017


4/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Partners with Latin America Electrical Representatives


4/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

SCA, Maker of the Tork and TENA Brands, to Become Two Listed Vompanies: SCA and Essity


4/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Completes Construction of Sharp Rees-Stealy Rancho Bernardo Medical Office Building


4/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility hacked by ex-employee using two-year-old credentials


Justice Department charged man with one count each of felony hacking and wire fraud

4/7/2017 3:00:00 PM

UK healthcare facility to save £9m with energy upgrade


New low-carbon energy center includes a combined heat and power (CHP) unit

4/7/2017 2:00:00 PM

Vertical expansion sometimes a healthcare facility's only option


With an operating hospital, it is among the most complex types of healthcare construction

4/7/2017 12:00:00 PM

Ontario healthcare facility hydro bill up despite cutting energy consumption by 25 percent


The cost of energy represents less than one per cent of the hospital's entire budget

4/7/2017 11:00:00 AM

Hospital installs bacteria-fighting operating room light fixtures


Lights reduce harmful bacteria, including MRSA and C-diff, up to 70% beyond routine disinfection

4/7/2017 9:00:00 AM

First mobile unit for lung cancer detection launched


Carolinas HealthCare's mobile CT unit brings care to rural areas

4/7/2017 8:00:00 AM

Biamp Systems to Exhibit Networked Paging and Voice Evacuation at ISC West 2017


4/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Leaders to explore how AI is transforming healthcare industry at first-ever LIGHT Forum


4/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

ONVIF to speak at China’s Chengdu Public Safety and Security Exhibition


4/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Mitchell Group launches new “all-device-friendly,” website for customers and design professionals


4/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Biopesticide could defeat bed bugs' insecticide resistance


New compound is based on Beauveria bassiana, a natural fungus that causes disease in insects

4/6/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Building Automation

Master planning healthcare wireless networks


Healthcare facilities should assess current and future needs

4/6/2017 2:00:00 PM

Blog

The cost of activating a new facility


Proper planning can assist in avoiding pitfalls and, not surprisingly, there is a cost associated with the execution of this phase

4/6/2017 12:00:00 PM

Day-specific colored bedding used to improve hygiene


Color-coding can help ensure a sanitation plan is followed

4/6/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Aligning healthcare information security with physical safety


Dual security concerns involve different departments with different roles and responsibilities

4/6/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare facility says rising energy bills not affecting patient care


Energy bills at Health Sciences North went up by about $1 million over the past five or six years

4/6/2017 8:00:00 AM

Texas Children’s Hospital: Aircuity Helps Healthcare Facilities Meet Unique Energy Efficiency and Indoor Environmental Quality Challenges.


4/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

DSM introduces Dyneema Purity Black fiber, the first black medical-grade UHMWPE fiber


4/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Siklu Introduces Revolutionary Outdoor Point to Multipoint Millimeter Wave Wireless Solution for the Physical Security Market


4/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Henry Ford and HonorHealth are First Health Systems to Deploy Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots Across All Hospitals


4/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Eaton’s Blackout Tracker Annual Report Shows 17.9 Million People Affected by More Than 3,800 Power Outages in 2016


4/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Northwestern Memorial workers rally for $15 an hour


The employees include custodians, patient transport technicians, patient care technicians, dietary/food service and environmental service workers

4/5/2017 3:00:00 PM

Politics causes healthcare facilities to stop projects, hiring


Some U.S. hospitals are delaying expansion plans and moving to cut costs

4/5/2017 2:00:00 PM

Some fear purple ring symbol in facilities could stigmatize dementia patients


A symbol that would be hung in or outside the room of a patient with dementia is intended to improve workplace safety in Manitoba health facilities

4/5/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Wireless cabinet locks facilitate hospital security


Managers need efficient ways to secure medical cabinets

4/5/2017 12:00:00 PM

The value of cost estimating in the healthcare facility project


Cost estimating can help avoid surprises

4/5/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Fire extinguishers in chute rooms


Brad Keyes discusses requirements for fire extinguishers in chute rooms

4/5/2017 10:00:00 AM

Photographer supports healing through art


Aaron Chang captures Rancho Bernardo’s natural beauty for healthcare facility

4/5/2017 8:00:00 AM

Novant Health makes $10,000 gift to operation Walk Carolinas


4/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

IntelliCentrics Announces Partnership With ClearStar Creating a Safer World


4/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory writes chapter on indoor air pollutants in newly published book on Allergen Immunotherapy


4/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Federation establishes Digital Global Digital Out-of-Home Council


4/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products’ Innometriks Infinitas Receives GSA FICAM Approval


4/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Amateur radio operators keep emergency communication going at Indiana hospitals


Though called amateur radio, professional first-responders are respectful of its role in their disaster-response plans

4/4/2017 3:00:00 PM

Cutting risk of water-borne infections


The American Society for Healthcare Engineering suggests 10 steps to combat Legionella and other pathogens

4/4/2017 1:30:00 PM

Tips for buying a whole-room disinfection system for an outpatient environment


Whole-room disinfection systems don't replace traditional cleaning methods

4/4/2017 12:00:00 PM

New children's hospital planned in Atlanta


New facility is being built to answer need for care

4/4/2017 11:00:00 AM

Identifying LEED prerequisites in healthcare facilities


The LEED for Healthcare goal is to promote clean, healthy, affordable, durable and environmentally friendly practices

4/4/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Massachusetts hospital has launched an interactive map and virtual tour platform


The map, built by concept3D using its atlas3D platform, is navigable via desktop and mobile device

4/4/2017 8:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit 2017 to be Held in Minneapolis


4/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sealed Air Announces Sale Of New Diversey To Bain Capital Private Equity


4/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Perkins+Will Appoints Jason Chan to Lead Science and Technology Practice in Texas and Southwestern U.S.


4/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Perkins+Will Appoints Jason Chan to Lead Science and Technology Practice in Texas and Southwestern U.S.


4/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Wattstopper radiant Tru Universal Dimmer Provides the Most Advanced and Easy to Use Dimming Solution


4/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Security at nursing home where sex assault occurred called 'non-existant'


Residents of nursing home in Buffalo, N.Y., were unaware convicted sex offender lived there

4/3/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Building Automation

Building automation evolving


BAS may eventually mean automated actions, as well as data

4/3/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

CMS interprets emergency departments to be healthcare occupancies


For those hospitals that have already classified their EDs as ambulatory healthcare occupancy, they will have to make a change back to healthcare occupancy

4/3/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Insiders linked to majority of February healthcare data breaches


Thirty-one healthcare breach incidents were reported in the month

4/3/2017 9:00:00 AM

Stakeholders optimistic about healthcare market


Despite political unrest, designers and contractors still have a positive outlook on the future of healthcare construction

4/3/2017 8:00:00 AM

Dow Corning Provides Design Freedom for Modern Glass Facades


4/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

McGrath Completes Construction on New St. Louis Heart and Vascular Center


4/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Willoughby Announces Addition to Commercial Lavatory Lineup


4/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Architect and General Contractor Named for Adena’s New ED


4/3/2017 12:00:00 AM



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