May 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Kansas lawmakers restore healthcare facility exemption to conceal-carry law


Bill would exempt public hospitals and mental health facilities from allowing concealed weapons in facilities without metal detectors and security personnel at entrances

5/31/2017 3:00:00 PM

Nurses suing Illinois hospital, security firm after being held hostage


Suit alleges security officer ran away from situation and made no effort to help

5/31/2017 2:00:00 PM

Identity management playing greater role in healthcare cybersecurity


The most important thing security professionals can do is maintain control over who has access to the hospital’s systems

5/31/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Integrating and balancing resources for healthcare professionals


Leaders should develop process maps and flow charts to identify handoffs between subunits of an organization

5/31/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Water-mist fire extinguishers in the ORs


Brad Keyes discusses water-mist fire extinguishers in the ORs

5/31/2017 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare IoT comes with ethical considerations


Healthcare IoT devices generate volumes of data about the health and lifestyle of users

5/31/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Protecting healthcare facility parking lots with video surveillance


Protecting patients, staff and visitors have become increasingly important in addressing patient privacy, safe guarding against infant abductions and ensuring an overall safe environment

5/31/2017 8:00:00 AM

LBPM Negotiates $54.7M Sale of Historic Shopping Center in Northridge, CA.


5/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digital Tech Poised to Disrupt Building Industry, Help Create Construction Multinationals


5/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

TrueLook Offers Tips on Managing Changes to Construction Scope


5/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Lighting Standard Outlines How to Designate LED Direct Replacement Lamps


5/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility's faulty video system helped lead to suit by deaf patients


Two deaf patients won the right to sue Baptist Health South Florida for discrimination

5/30/2017 3:00:00 PM

Houston psychiatric hospital closes after failing safety inspection


Investigators cited the hospital for maintaining door handles, faucets and other items that suicidal patients could use to hang themselves

5/30/2017 2:00:00 PM

Dealing with a violent healthcare workplace


There are ways to reduce the likelihood of violent incidents in a longterm care facility

5/30/2017 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare value-based purchasing continues despite uncertainty


The executives do plan to slow major capital investments in response to political and legislative instability, a recent survey reported

5/30/2017 11:00:00 AM

U.S. medical devices hit for first time by recent global ransomeware attack


WannaCry ransomware affected some Bayer medical devices

5/30/2017 9:00:00 AM

Video / Focus: Environmental services

Former maintenance employee speaks out against N.C. senior facility living conditions


Complaints allege presence of mold, mildew and bed bugs

5/30/2017 8:00:00 AM

Leaf Healthcare Introduces Trailblazing Patient Mobility Monitoring Solution at AACN/NTI 2017


5/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Highland Commercial Roofing Recognized as Top Customer Service Leader Second Year in a Row


5/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Siklu Signs Distribution Agreement with ALLNET, Expands Reach in DACH Region


5/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Compass Properties Earns International Sustainability Award


5/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

President Trump's Proposed Budget to Eliminate ENERGY STAR Program


5/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Fresno hospitals using ‘eyeprints’ for patient ID


Each time a patient registers for an appointment, a quick photo will be taken to match with the one on file

5/26/2017 3:00:00 PM

California healthcare facility brings in super heroes to promote employee safety


Kaiser Permanente brought Wonder Woman and Spider Man to safety fair

5/26/2017 2:00:00 PM

Cancer patient looks at healthcare facility design


Architecture firm marketer gains new perspective after going through cancer treatment

5/26/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare facilities' energy efficiency improves air quality


Salt Lake City Op-Ed says healthcare facilities' energy efficiency efforts can impact community health

5/26/2017 11:00:00 AM

Patient safety mistakes to avoid


Physician says healthcare has made missteps on patient safety journey

5/26/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Generator shutdown means


Both exterior and interior generators are required to have a second means of shutting down the prime mover

5/26/2017 8:00:00 AM

ePIPE Team Awarded European Patent for 'In-place' Remediation of Lead Water Service Pipes


5/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Xenex Receives Top Honors from Frost & Sullivan for LightStrike


5/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cleanspace Enters the Americas Market wth Game-Changing Powered Respiratory Products


5/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Develop Clinical Reasoning Skills for Improved Decision-Making and Patient Outcomes


5/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

ABM Named One of America’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare


5/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Move to exempt healthcare facilities from Kansas gun law stalls


Unless changes are made, concealed handguns will be allowed in state psychiatric hospitals

5/25/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Model to stop superbugs may not be working


MRSA outbreak has experts rethinking strategy

5/25/2017 1:00:00 PM

Visitor blames Houston healthcare facility for injuries


Woman is suing a Memorial Hermann Healthcare System and a maintenance provider

5/25/2017 12:15:00 PM

Slideshow highlights Texas hospital makeover


San Antonio's Methodist Children’s Hospital's gets multimillion-dollar makeover expansion

5/25/2017 11:00:00 AM

Case study

Enhancing the patient experience through building automation technology


Partnership optimizes efficiency to enhance the care and comfort of patients, visitors, and staff at Watson Clinic in Central Florida

5/25/2017 9:15:00 AM

Video offered on facility's role in recruiting physicians


Healthcare facilities are becoming differentiators

5/25/2017 8:00:00 AM

Explore, Learn, Play in the Tech Sandbox at NY Tech Summit


5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Senscio Systems Appoints Healthcare Veteran Gary Janko to Chief Operating Officer


5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Baron Announces Baron Threat Net for Public Safety


5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Introducing the Orthopedic Hospital at Sentara Leigh - The First Dedicated Orthopedic Hospital in South Hampton Roads


5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Meeting HLAC's 600+ Healthcare Laundry Standards Mission Linen Supply/Phoenix Receives Re-Accreditation


5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Emergency preparedness deadline approaching for nursing homes and hospices


Many healthcare providers will be required to step up their safety efforts

5/24/2017 3:00:00 PM

Wisconsin hospital offering healthy local food choices


Sauk Prairie Healthcare sources 50 percent of their locally

5/24/2017 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Staying on top of the latest trends in the healthcare industry


A building’s performance infrastructure enables patients to heal and clinicians to provide compassionate care

5/24/2017 12:00:00 PM

Hazelden Betty Ford facilities designed for homey, healing feel


Behavioral outpatient clinics and residential facilities need more welcoming, respectful interiors

5/24/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: What’s the standard for coffee pots?


Brad Keyes further discusses regulations for coffeepots in healthcare facilities

5/24/2017 10:00:00 AM

Designing for children beyond cartoons


Children's hospital created a lobby that was welcoming and playful without cartoon characters or primary colors, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/24/2017 8:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceiling Solutions Adds New Blade Lengths to MetalWorks Blades – Classics


5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

EarlySense Launches New Software Update, Further Extends Benefits of Continuous Patient Monitoring


5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

HDR Establishes New Philadelphia Office


5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Glovax: A Revolutionary Adventure Glove


5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sanders Capital Partners Acquires Cincinnati Office Building for $3.4 Million


5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

D.C. hospital probes security officers' alleged wheelchair ‘dump’ of patient


Howard University is investigating an incident involving a female patient left lying on the ground at a nearby bus stop

5/23/2017 3:00:00 PM

Disposing of fluid medical waste


Facilities discuss their choice of liquid waste management in an Outpatient Surgery article

5/23/2017 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities struggle with patch management to block cyberattacks


Workforce shortages and patch management issues came to the fore after WannaCry attacks

5/23/2017 12:00:00 PM

Massachusetts hospital integrates security camera system


System reviews and monitors more than 1,000 security cameras

5/23/2017 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Point of care ecosystem – Greater connectivity improves BP measurement accuracy


A connected point of care ecosystem also protects the quality of the measurement data by virtually eliminating the risk of human error at the keyboard

5/23/2017 10:00:00 AM

Renovating underused healthcare real estate


It’s important to be open to different models of real estate delivery and operation

5/23/2017 9:00:00 AM

Architect discusses healthcare design talent acquisition


Hank Adams discusses attracting and nurturing creative talent in a healthcare design practice in an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/23/2017 8:00:00 AM

DuPont Announces 2017 Packaging Innovation Award Winners


5/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

2017 Craftsmanship of the Year Award Given for Work on UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center


5/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo Opens Call for 2018 APEX Awards Nominations


5/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Eaton Heavy Duty Safety Switches Provide Enhanced Safety and Reliability with Integrated Surge Protection


5/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

University of Penn's New College House features glass fabricated by J.E. Berkowitz


5/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Children’s hospitals could lose billions with ACA repeal under current care models


Children’s healthcare facilities will face massive funding cuts under the legislation

5/22/2017 3:00:00 PM

Active shooter threat assessment tool offered


Threat assessment checklist available for download on Campus Safety website

5/22/2017 2:00:00 PM

Cleveland Clinic names new food-service provider


Employees could be rehired by Morrison Healthcare

5/22/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

C. diff-contaminated areas can increase infection risk


Risk increases when a patient is in an area previously occupied by someone with a Clostridium difficile infection

5/22/2017 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility succession planning can prevent future pain


Hospitals across the country are facing longterm facility department staffing issues

5/22/2017 9:30:00 AM

Architect discusses efficient healthcare project delivery


Rudy Santacroce discusses efforts to tackle efficient project delivery in an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/22/2017 8:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting Introduces Bravo Frost at Lightfair; LED Lightbar Delivers Even Illumination on all Surfaces


5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Early Bird Registration Open for IICRC’s Technical Conference


5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Choice MedWaste Helps Healthcare Facilities Practice the Proper Disposal of Sharps


5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

John Oliver report alleges DaVita infection control issues


DaVita called dialysis factory where infection control procedures are skipped and patients are rushed on and off machines, sometimes before the process is complete

5/19/2017 3:00:00 PM

Music's power to improve waiting room experience studied


Naval pilots concept uses music and nature to soothe

5/19/2017 1:30:00 PM

Architect discusses healthcare client expectations


Diane Osan discusses efforts to tackle client expectations for availability and responsiveness in an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/19/2017 12:00:00 PM

The right communication can improve patient satisfaction


Infographic charts key patient touchpoints

5/19/2017 11:00:00 AM

Countries still working to deal with widespread hacking


Officials in nearly 100 countries raced last weekend to contain one of the biggest cybersecurity attacks in recent history

5/19/2017 9:00:00 AM

Urgent care clinics avenue for growth


Chicago hospitals are entering the market and shaking up private players

5/19/2017 8:00:00 AM

Gerflor Celebrates Legacy – and Future – of Original Design


5/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots Help Skilled Nursing Facility Dramatically Reduce Infection Rates


5/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sustainable Healthcare Parking Facilities Among Winners of 2017 International Parking Institute Awards of Excellence


5/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Aemerge RedPak Announces Virtual Landfill Technology Officially Available for Medical Waste Treatment


5/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

ONVIF Holds 16th Developers Plugfest in Québéc City


5/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Video

Nurses taken hostage at Illinois hospital when patient grabs officer's gun


Chicago man, 21, was fatally shot by SWAT team at Geneva hospital

5/18/2017 3:00:00 PM

Infographic / Focus: Energy Efficiency

Greenest hospitals in U.S.


Features include such innovative practices as paperless records, rooftop gardens, water consumption reduction and the maximization of natural light.

5/18/2017 2:00:00 PM

Providers partner on microhospitals to expand access to care


Two Emerus facilities will be rebranded as Memorial Hermann

5/18/2017 1:00:00 PM

Video / Focus: Infection Control

DC VA sited for stained, missing surgical equipment


Surgery had to be halted at the Veterans Affairs hospital after probe

5/18/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Utility savings fund Saskatoon hospital upgrades


Facility staff helped plan retrofit in busy healthcare setting

5/18/2017 11:00:00 AM

Hospital bathrooms can be haven for illegal drug use


Standard equipment for hospital security guards may include opioid overdose-reversing drugs

5/18/2017 9:30:00 AM

Virtual reality can show every detail of OR before it's built


Architect and 'guru of virtual reality design' has Q&A with Outpatient Surgery

5/18/2017 8:00:00 AM

The Inaugural LIGHT Forum Explored the Fundamental Transformation of Healthcare through the Power of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence


5/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Edgetech Instruments SENTRY Designed Specifically as a Compressed Air Monitor and Alarm System


5/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

NY Tech Summit to Feature Panel Discussion on Cyber Security Defense Planning


5/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

KINESIQ Enters a Collaboration Agreement with the Ageing Well Institute and Korian Group


5/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care Rolls Out SKY 7xi, a Mobile Device Disinfection Solution


5/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Future healthcare facilities will not have patients in them, IT expert says


The use of future tech will mean clinicians are monitoring and responding to patients remotely

5/17/2017 3:00:00 PM

IoT expected to disrupt healthcare


Most surveyed healthcare execs say the Internet of Things could shake up healthcare in the next three years

5/17/2017 1:30:00 PM

New Jersey expands elder facility hidden camera program


Program launched to protect elderly and disabled patients from caregiver abuse

5/17/2017 12:00:00 PM

Video

Washington healthcare facility recognized for sustainability programs


'Keeping it local' philosophy helped hospital win Practice Greenhealth honors

5/17/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Coffee pots


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for coffeepots in healthcare facilities

5/17/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Navigating new Life Safety codes


Healthcare projects must comply with CMS requirements

5/17/2017 8:00:00 AM

$68 Billion in Medical Billing Errors Puts Physicians’ Livelihood in Jeopardy


5/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Adds Smith as Regional Sales Manager for Midwest Region


5/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Leading Network Infrastructure Provider Seeks to Accelerate the Convergence of AV and IT Systems


5/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots Help Skilled Nursing Facility Dramatically Reduce Infection Rates


5/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Critical Training Addresses Serious Issues of Infections During Healthcare Construction


5/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

NHS working to recover from global cyberattack


Teams ‘working round the clock’ to fix systems rendered inaccessible

5/16/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital serves waffles recalled for listeria at nurse appreciation breakfast


Forrest General Hospital management immediately notified the nurses who ate the waffles

5/16/2017 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare design can support community connection


The role of healthcare facilities offers opportunities to master plan, design and develop for the next generation

5/16/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Hospital door handles called significant source of MRSA


Environments of three hospitals in Ghana studied

5/16/2017 12:00:00 PM

'Disruptive innovation' used on outpatient facility project


Providers and staff provided expertise to shape the design and clinic’s future operations, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/16/2017 11:00:00 AM

Prefabricated interior construction changing healthcare projects


It can improve building performance and reduce the waste creation typically associated with conventional construction

5/16/2017 9:00:00 AM

Build the right visualization system into the OR


Cameras and monitors must be compatible

5/16/2017 8:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceilings Taps Broad Range of Capabilities To Bring One-of-a-Kind Ceiling Ideas to Life


5/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

BOMA: 360 Performance Program Welcomes Largest First Quarter Class


5/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls: Source1 HVAC Supply Network Expands Into D.C. and Baltimore


5/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Reliable Controls: MACH-ProView LCD Officially BTL Listed


5/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

New, IoT-Ready Alliance to Set New IoT and Lighting Industry Standards


5/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospital impaling death blamed on lack of information


Death at Boston Pilgrim Hospital would have been less likely if equipment manufacturer had issued a safety notice, jury told

5/15/2017 3:00:00 PM

Urgent care sites cater to cancer patients


Facilities help patients avoid the emergency department and hospital admissions

5/15/2017 2:00:00 PM

Faulty alarm system puts psychiatric hospital at risk, staff says


Personal alarms used by nursing staff regularly break and are often 'useless,' staffer says

5/15/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Addressing 'meaningful use' regulatory challenges


Strategic investment in facility infrastructure services can help achieve long-term compliance

5/15/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

More than quarter of nursing home residents colonized with MDR bacteria


A systematic review and meta-analysis revealed a high colonization rate of 27 percent among residents

5/15/2017 9:30:00 AM

Designing ORs for efficiency


Technologies should be supported by functional design

5/15/2017 8:00:00 AM

Aircuity Launches its 2.0 Platform for Healthcare Facilities


5/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff to Operate as WSP USA in the United States


5/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric kicks off $7 million energy project with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


5/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Infor Provider Market Insights Now Available for Healthcare Industry


5/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Gold. Humber River Hospital Earns High-Level LEED® Certification


5/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Video

$1 million worth of medical equipment missing from Indiana VA


VA officials say losses are small compared to the inventory’s size, but may indicate poor record-keeping

5/12/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

CDC study finds most cooling towers test positive for Legionella


Reported cases of Legionnaires' increased by 286 percent between the year 2000 and 2014

5/12/2017 1:30:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Auditing medical-device reprocessing key


Adherence to sterilization and disinfection best practices ensures patient safety

5/12/2017 12:00:00 PM

383 Sodexo food service workers losing jobs at Cleveland Clinic


The affected jobs include 215 food service workers, 25 cooks, 31 supervisors, and a variety of other positions

5/12/2017 11:00:00 AM

High-Performance Buildings event to include session on new standards for indoor environments


The event will be held in Arlington, Texas, on May 17-18, 2017

5/12/2017 9:00:00 AM

Consultants often key to healthcare project success


It takes a team of professional advisors to raise a surgical facility

5/12/2017 8:00:00 AM

Operation Walk Carolinas Inaugural Mission to Cuba


5/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Countdown to Completion of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Begins


5/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

New IoT-Read Alliance to Establish Industry Standard for IoT Sensor Installation in LED Lighting Fixtures


5/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

LIGHTFAIR International 2017 Celebrates All That’s New and Next in Lighting, Design and Technology


5/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

SPX Cooling Technologies Announces New Recold LC Evaporative Condenser


5/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hazmat scare prompts ED evacuation


Healthcare facility located near Maryland military base

5/11/2017 3:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Energy Efficiency

Proposed East Bronx Healthcare microgrid design mitigates risk for four hospitals


The East Bronx Healthcare Microgrid was announced as one of 11 winners to receive a $1,000,000 grant from NY Prize

5/11/2017 2:00:00 PM

VA may close more than 1,100 facilities


Closures part of plans to move more medical care to the private sector

5/11/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Nursing students say they need additional infection prevention education


Nearly 40 percent of respondents believed they needed more training

5/11/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Service

Controlling infections in care homes


Preventing the spread of infection in care homes largely comes down to knowledge about hygiene practices

5/11/2017 11:00:00 AM

High-Performance Buildings event to include session on using efficiency to afford Improved indoor environmental quality


The event will be held in Arlington, Texas, on May 17-18, 2017

5/11/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital investigators, CDC disagree over source of deadly mold


Mold responsible for the deaths of seven patients at University of Pittsburgh hospitals

5/11/2017 8:00:00 AM

Automatically Shut Down Leaks from Dishwashers, Beverage Dispensers and Other Hose-Fed Appliances


5/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Perkins Eastman Releases White Paper ”A Handle On Accessibility: Designing For A Future Of Limited Mobility”


5/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

IDEC Releases Line of Stepper Motion Control Products


5/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

NY Tech Summit to Explore Hot Topics Facing IT Professionals


5/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care is the National Leader in Controlling Medicare Spending according to CMS Data


5/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Paper sanitizers can curb bacteria


Metallized paper can sanitize surfaces with 10 seconds of treatment

5/10/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Texas healthcare facility recognized for energy saving


Baylor Scott & White Health-Carrollton won a statewide 'Energy Roundup' competition

5/10/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Redesigning the sterile reprocessing room


Minnesota hospital makes department more staff-friendly

5/10/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Photoluminescent ‘exit’ signs


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for photoluminescent ‘exit’ signs

5/10/2017 10:00:00 AM

High-Performance Buildings event to include session on innovative workplaces and WELL certification


The event will be held in Arlington, Texas, on May 17-18, 2017

5/10/2017 9:00:00 AM

Clinic links health, wellness through design


Caboolture GP Super Clinic in Caboolture, Queensland, Australia, houses medical services and a fitness center under one roof, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/10/2017 8:00:00 AM

The LIGHT Forum Reveals Final Lineup of Speakers


5/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Future Proofing to Keep Pace with Medicine and Discovery


5/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mediclean Linen & Laundry Receives HLAC Accreditation


5/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

DebMed Combats Healthcare-Associated Infections with Hand Hygiene Best Practices


5/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cleveland Medical Devices Selects Infor to Streamline Data Exchange across Products


5/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Ohio university adds healthcare environmental services focus to program


Ohio State University adds healthcare to hospitality curriculum

5/9/2017 3:00:00 PM

Boston hospitals facing rising building costs during boom


Healthcare construction nationwide is expected to double in 2017 from the $19.6B in costs seen in 2016

5/9/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare facility cuts power consumption with energy optimization system


System at Robina Hospital is on track to save enough electricity in its first 12 months to run light towers for a year

5/9/2017 12:00:00 PM

Ontario hospital project boost chemo safety


Renovation project to improve safety in handling chemotherapy drugs

5/9/2017 11:00:00 AM

High-Performance Buildings event to include session on study of IEQ, WELL Building Standard, BREEAM and ASHRAE Standard


The event will be held in Arlington, Texas, on May 17-18, 2017

5/9/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Toledo hospital uses robot to help keep patients safe


Germ-zapping robot destroys bugs in hard-to-clean places

5/9/2017 9:00:00 AM

Ontario budget includes billions for healthcare


Ontario posts first balanced budget in decade

5/9/2017 8:00:00 AM

Siklu Appoints Eyal Assa as New CEO


5/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

PDI honors Hand Hygiene Day and reminds why hand hygiene is important in healthcare environments


5/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Perkins+Will Announces Office Move to Midtown Austin


5/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Pacific Medical Buildings and Sawtooth Development Group Start Construction on 60,000-Square-Foot Medical Office Building in Superior, CO


5/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Muller Company’s Taj Mahal Medical Center is a Finalist in BOMA’s International Award Competition


5/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities cuttings jobs


Uncertainty, budgetary problems cause some hospitals to trim staff

5/8/2017 3:00:00 PM

Miss. hospital rebuilt 3 years after tornado


Winston Medical Center in Louisville opens new $55,000,000 facility

5/8/2017 2:00:00 PM

Supporting quiet in healthcare facilities


A hospital’s walls may be the first line of defense in acoustic design, but the floor and ceiling can also control noise

5/8/2017 1:00:00 PM

Case study / Focus: Energy Efficiency

Royal University Hospital invests $13.6 million for longterm savings


Lighting, water use, building envelope, steam pipes and traps, hot water pumps, speed drives and ventilation systems get upgrades

5/8/2017 12:00:00 PM

Outpatient facility rehabs second location instead of starting from scratch


Rehabbed project cost a fraction of new construction

5/8/2017 11:00:00 AM

High-Performance Buildings event to include session on new standards for indoor environments


The event will be held in Arlington, Texas, on May 17-18, 2017

5/8/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Best flooring options for stairwells in healthcare facilities


With most of the focus directed toward lobby areas, well-trafficked hallways, and treatment rooms, the stairwells are often overlooked

5/8/2017 8:00:00 AM

4th annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down begins May 8


5/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kadean Construction Completes Siteman Cancer Center Expansion


5/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Prism Capital Partners Names Cushman & Wakefield Office Agent for ON3


5/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security Products Signs the Boston 100% Talent Compact


5/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

LIGHTFAIR International 2017 Opens May 7 in Philadelphia


5/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

N.J. hospitals practice response to nuclear attack


'Operation Gotham Shield' not a direct response to concerns about North Korea's nuclear arsenal

5/5/2017 3:00:00 PM

Video/ Infection Control

'Superbug' fungus emerging in N.Y. region


Two of the three kinds of commonly used antifungal drugs have little effect

5/5/2017 2:00:00 PM

Surface selection can support infection control efforts


Healthcare facilities' environmental services staff can be challenged by poor surface choices

5/5/2017 1:00:00 PM

Huge healthcare facility relies on healthcare virtualization


Dallas hospital credits technology with better patient experience, improved security and saving time

5/5/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Pa. healthcare facility deep cleaning after bedbugs found


Dementia patients moved during fumigation of unit

5/5/2017 11:00:00 AM

High-Performance Buildings event to include session on using efficiency to afford Improved indoor environmental quality


The event will be held in Arlington, Texas, on May 17-18, 2017

5/5/2017 9:00:00 AM

Survey shows increased profitability in A/E industry


Survey found net service revenue per employee reached a 10-year high this year, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/5/2017 8:00:00 AM

New Cortet Lighting Control Solution Enables Manufacturers to Sell Systems and Solutions, not just Lamps & Luminaires


5/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

SP Industries Introduces CP-1501: High Density, Single Cylinder Stationary Commercial Compactor Serviceable by Front/Rear Load Trucks


5/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

IT Professionals to Take Part in Educational Workshops at NY Tech Summit


5/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sentara BelleHarbour in Suffolk, Va. Breaks Ground on Second Medical Building


5/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care Introduces MoonBeam™3 Disinfection System, Shining Light on Ultraviolet Infection Prevention


5/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Window-washing Power Rangers surprise Philadelphia Children's Hospital patients


This wasn't the first time the cleaners have dressed up for the children

5/4/2017 3:00:00 PM

17 hospitalized after possible chemical spill at Massachusetts healthcare facility


Incidents forced an evacuation of the building

5/4/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

World Hand Hygiene Day focuses on antibiotic resistance


May 5 highlights the importance of hand hygiene in healthcare

5/4/2017 1:00:00 PM

Key facts on C. auris fungus


C. auris was found on tested nurses' hands

5/4/2017 12:00:00 PM

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Can healthcare be retail?


New industry sector comes will challenges

5/4/2017 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals address food insecurity


Food distribution are part the facilities' programming

5/4/2017 10:00:00 AM

High-Performance Buildings event to include session on innovative workplaces and WELL certification


The event will be held in Arlington, Texas, on May 17-18, 2017

5/4/2017 9:00:00 AM

New surgical construction can attract patients and surgeons


High-tech ORs help recruit high-volume surgeons

5/4/2017 8:00:00 AM

The Sanders Trust Expands Footprint into 22nd State with $21 Million Acquisition in Maryland


5/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

SP Industries Introduces CP-1501: High Density, Single Cylinder Stationary Commercial Compactor Serviceable by Front/Rear Load Trucks


5/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

SpinnersOnly Unveils Officially Licensed MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL and NCAA Fidget Spinners


5/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Chartwise Medical Systems to Showcase Award-Winning CACDI Software at 2017 Acdis Conference


5/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

NLYTE Software Responds to Growing Demand for Data Center Optimization in Asia Pacific


5/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

World Hand Hygiene Day: Tips on Limiting Infection Spread


5/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Is hiring ex-cons in healthcare safe?


Some states have passed laws to keep people with criminal convictions out of jobs in clinical settings

5/3/2017 3:00:00 PM

Demand for elderly care facilities on the rise in Singapore


To meet the demand, the number of nursing home beds in Singapore has increased from 9,000 in 2011 to more than 12,000

5/3/2017 1:45:00 PM

Healthcare needs IF security talent


Nowhere is the lack of information security professionals more pressing than in the medical industry

5/3/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Infection control has silver bullet


Silver has been used to fight infections since ancient times

5/3/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: ER department corridors


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for hazardous areas

5/3/2017 10:00:00 AM

High-Performance Buildings event to include session on study of IEQ, WELL Building Standard, BREEAM and ASHRAE Standard


The event will be held in Arlington, Texas, on May 17-18, 2017

5/3/2017 9:00:00 AM

Design issues for ligature attachment concerns


The Joint Commission announced an added emphasis will be placed on the assessment of ligature attachment in psychiatric facilities, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/3/2017 8:00:00 AM

Morrison Healthcare Kicks Off 'Stop Food Waste Day'


5/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies AC Direct T8 LED Tubes Feature Dual-Ended Connections for Simple Installation


5/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

OSHA seeks applications from organizations interested in becoming OSHA Training Institute Education Centers


5/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

2017 Changemaker Award Recipient Interweaves Practitioner and Academic Life


5/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

AORN Announces 2017 Election Results


5/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Operating room lights covered after metal shards fell on patient


Gold Coast University Hospital has ordered replacement arms for all operating room lights

5/2/2017 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals with the quietest patient rooms


Data tracks HCAHPS surveys from April 2015 through March 2016

5/2/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Hospital cleaners awarded damages over toxic fumes


According to their union, the workers were not given any training on potentially dangerous cleaning chemicals

5/2/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

CDC offers interim guidance on Zika virus for healthcare personnel


So far, there have been no reports of transmission of Zika virus from infected patients to healthcare personnel

5/2/2017 12:00:00 PM

Thinking small: Designing microhospitals


The architecture and design usually follows interiors standards established by a health system to reinforce its brand, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/2/2017 11:00:00 AM

OSHA violence standard for healthcare supported in comments


Expanding the agency's definition of workplace violence also urged

5/2/2017 9:00:00 AM

Duke University Hospital gets mobile water filtration system


Truck is part of facility's emergency response arsenal

5/2/2017 8:00:00 AM

Icon Labs Partners with Infineon to Provide a Complete PKI Management Solution for the OPTIGA TPM


5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Inaugural Medical Capital Innovation Competition Winners Announced


5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

St. Luke’s Hospital Deploys Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot to Enhance Patient Safety by Destroying Superbugs that Can Cause Infections


5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Century Surgery Center has New Defense Against Harmful Bacteria, Indigo-Clean Continuous Environmental Disinfecting Lights


5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kimmerle Newman Architects Tapped to Provide Planning and Design Services for Westchester Institute for Human Development


5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lessons from the Ebola crisis


Healthcare professionals have learned a great deal about creating effective care environments that allow for the safe treatment of patients with EVD and other infectious diseases

5/1/2017 4:15:00 PM

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

5/1/2017 4:00:00 PM

Palo Verde Behavioral Health Center renovation balances safety, comfort


Project incorporates ligature-resistant materials and hardware while encouraging a comfortable, homey environment

5/1/2017 4:00:00 PM

Rethinking behavioral health facility design


The physical environment needs to play a critical therapeutic role in patient care

5/1/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Technology

Deadline for emergency preparedness approaching for hospitals


Deadline requiring hospitals to meet new requirements for handling patient safety during emergencies is Nov. 15, 2017

5/1/2017 3:00:00 PM

Micro hospitals bringing care into smaller communities


Small-scale inpatient facilities offer medical care to underserved areas

5/1/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

New Stamford Hospital building designed to be green


Sustainability features key to keeping costs down

5/1/2017 12:00:00 PM

Kaiser Permanente: Members embracing virtual visits


52 percent of the encounters with company physicians are virtual visits

5/1/2017 11:00:00 AM

Retail clinics upending healthcare delivery


Delivery environment and the direction of flow of services, according to the research

5/1/2017 9:00:00 AM

Health network chooses expansion over new construction


Outpatient growth moves Lehigh Valley Health Network to rethink new hospital

5/1/2017 8:00:00 AM

CENTURY 21 Action Plus Realty Increases Security and Convenience with Brivo’s Cloud-Based Access Control Solution


5/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Boston Medical Center Unveils $15 Million Cogeneration Plant to Increase Energy Efficiency


5/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care’s TASKI IntelliFlow Solution Flow Technology Receives Prestigious Environmental Verification


5/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Galatea Designated as Premier Partner by American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery


5/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

OSHA, Clark Construction Group to Kick Off National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down


5/1/2017 12:00:00 AM



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