June 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Rural healthcare facility uses woodchip waste as heating fuel


Ripon Peace Memorial Hospital in Australia is heated solely from woodchip waste supplied from local sawmill

6/30/2017 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Microgrids for healthcare facilities


Is it realistic to utilize this type of a technology for healthcare facilities?

6/30/2017 2:00:00 PM

Outpatient clinics finding homes in shopping malls


More providers are moving closer to potential patients

6/30/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog/Focus: Infection Control

The truth about disinfectant contact time


More providers are moving closer to potential patients

6/30/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Magazine names healthcare design industry contest winners


Healthcare Design editors have selected this year’s winners of The HCD 10, an annual awards program that honors professionals across 10 categories

6/30/2017 9:00:00 AM

Videos urge hospital staff to close the door on 'tailgating'


Boston hospital campaign reminds staff of safety training

6/30/2017 8:00:00 AM

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International Names Dr. Elizabeth Madigan as Chief Executive Officer


6/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

LED Retrofitting from Great Eastern Energy is Lighting The Way Toward Energy Efficiency


6/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

NetDirector Streamlines Patient Experience in Healthcare with New Health Logix Integration Suite


6/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Soliant Names 2017 Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S.


6/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Swedish Hospital & Medical Center First Hill Earns Top Honors for Nurse Employer In Washington


6/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Study says healthcare facilities need pet therapy guidelines to limit infection


Without proper policies, pet associated infection risks may outweigh any benefits

6/29/2017 3:00:00 PM

New CMS survey guidance expected soon


Interpretive guidance for the new survey process incorporating Phase 2 regulations could be released over the next weeks

6/29/2017 2:00:00 PM

Complying with Joint Commission and CMS standards


Standards can offer a template for designing security programs

6/29/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog / Life Safety

Checklist for protecting your healthcare facility


A piece of the endoscopy equipment had a defect that may have prevented it from being properly disinfected

6/29/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Patients at Md. medical center may be infected by improperly cleaned equipment


A piece of the endoscopy equipment had a defect that may have prevented it from being properly disinfected

6/29/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Omaha outpatient center designed to untangle services maze


Nebraska Medicine’s ambulatory services were once an odyssey for patients, with services scattered in different locations, according to an article on the HealthcareDesign website

6/29/2017 8:00:00 AM

HLAC Makes Its Mark on Trade Conference Circuit with Impressive Showings at Clean 2017, APIC 2017


6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

St. Joseph Hospital is First in New Hampshire to Implement EarlySense Proactive Patient Monitoring System


6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cortet by CEL Launches New Online Resource for Lamp and Luminaire Manufacturers and Integrators


6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sensata’s New Direct Drive Motor Offers Precision Valve Control


6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

SPX Cooling Technologies Announces Redesigned Marley AV Cooling Tower


6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Illinois hospital sued for red-winged blackbird attack


Suit says hospital knew it hosted aggressive birds in its landscaping but failed to block the path or post warning signs

6/28/2017 3:00:00 PM

Case study / Information technology

Bringing robust bandwidth support to a retirement community


The technology had to support 500+ residents with Wi-Fi-enabled Internet, and the behind-the-scenes patient management systems

6/28/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Adding a UV disinfection system to a healthcare cleaning routine


There are specific steps to creative an effective system

6/28/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Life Safety Codes and Regulations

Regulations can spur healthcare design innovation


Working with regulators to review and revise critical governing criteria could open the door to new models and methods of care, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/28/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Fire-rated frames


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire-rated frames

6/28/2017 10:00:00 AM

2017 has seen at least $500 million in hospital expansions, renovations so far


Nine hospitals and health systems have facility plans

6/28/2017 8:00:00 AM

Multiple Uses for Gamma Knife Drives Market Growth Through 2025


6/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

AECOM appoints James W. Thomson vice president and managing principal of its Midwest region Buildings + Places practice


6/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Karl Rove, Jim Messina Join ISSA/INTERCLEAN Keynote Speaker Line Up


6/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Crowdsourcing Challenge Drives Collaboration and Innovative Design Solutions for Healthcare Sector


6/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

OSHA to hold public meeting to solicit suggestions for strengthening the Voluntary Protection Programs


6/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

When fresh air in hospitals went out the window


Hospital went from luxury resorts to windowless boxes in the 1940s

6/27/2017 3:00:00 PM

Children’s hospital to consolidate four sites into new clinic


Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin to build clinic in Kenosha

6/27/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

U.S. Airmen may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis due to contaminated scopes


135 patients were treated with improperly sterilized endoscopes at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar

6/27/2017 12:00:00 PM

Children’s hospital partners lighthearted design with advanced technology


Facility has murals of rainbows and baby animals as well as a lab with pressure-sensitive floor plates to analyze how patients walk

6/27/2017 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare security urged consider the impact of Sentinel Event Alert No. 57


The Joint Commission recently issued Sentinel Event Alert No. 57, 'The Essential Role of Leadership in Developing a Safety Culture'

6/27/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Transformational health and wellness solutions as economic drivers


Health and wellness centers in Othello, Wash., and Tahoe, Calif., contribute to local economies

6/27/2017 8:00:00 AM

Eaton Enhances Molded Case Circuit Breaker Authentication Tool to Improve Access to Electrical Product Information


6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Baron Announces Baron Threat Net for Public Safety


6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

ONC Head Donald Rucker to Headline WEDI Forum Addressing Critical Healthcare Challenges


6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Using EHR Medical Coding Shortcuts May Put Physicians at Higher Audit Risk and Increase Billing Denials


6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Overhead Door Launches New RapidFlex Model 990 Flexible Bottom High Speed Fabric Interior Door


6/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities seeking their own 'Alexa' app


Voice recognition technology could save time, lives

6/26/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Study finds airborne pathogens live for 45 minutes


Queensland researchers have developed technique to study how some pathogens can spread

6/26/2017 2:00:00 PM

NFPA casts final votes on healthcare, life safety code changes


Changes that would have stopped efforts to expand maximum compartment size to 40,000 square feet failed

6/26/2017 12:00:00 PM

Size not enough for healthcare facilities in uncertain times


Houston hospital sector mostly weathered the storms but future is seen in smaller regional centers

6/26/2017 11:00:00 AM

Who should get a healthcare construction certificate?


Facility managers need to prove knowledge of the standards set at both the state and federal levels as well as those set by outside organizations

6/26/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Widow sues Olympus over scope-related superbug outbreak


Case is the first to go to trial in the U.S. stemming from a series of superbug outbreaks

6/26/2017 8:00:00 AM

Butler Automatic Launches SP3HSL Series Automatic Film Splicer


6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Eric Maidenberg Named to Lighthouse Guild Board of Directors


6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

CBRE Healthcare Celebrates the Grand Opening of Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa


6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

ILAT from Inelta: Inductive Path Sensors in Miniature Format


6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Blue Pillar Taps Microsoft to Offer Energy as a Service


6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Tailored veterans home infection control cuts MRSA


Program led to a 64 percent reduction during first year

6/23/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Louisiana VA hospital cited for improper cleaning


OIG investigated the hospital's compounding pharmacy

6/23/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

C. auris cases now number 156


The CDC raised case count from 122

6/23/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog/Focus: Infection Control

The art of dust containment in healthcare facilities


6/23/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Two Legionnaires' case linked to hot tub at Florida senior facility


A third individual who showed signs of Legionnaires' disease later died, but his tests for the disease were negative

6/23/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital floors are critical areas when it comes to cleaning


In rooms with a C. diff patient, floors were more likely to be contaminated with any of the three pathogens

6/23/2017 8:00:00 AM

Eaton Furthers Commitment to Data Center Innovation with Open Compute Project Foundation Membership


6/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

WestCare Receives Certification by the State of Nevada to Operate Two Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics


6/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nlyte Solution Delivers Complete View of Data Center Health with New Real-Time System Utilization Monitoring


6/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

EHNAC Applauds Health Care Industry Cybersecurity (HCIC) Task Force Report and Recommendations


6/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Offers First and Only Portfolio of Sustainable Ceiling Systems to Meet Highest Industry Standards


6/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Minnesota hospital has seven security breaches in eight months


If further violations are found and aren’t fixed, Fairview can lose federal healthcare funding

6/22/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Deadly bacteria found in 37 percent of tested heater-cooler devices


CDC recommends hospitals notify patients who have had open-heart surgery in the last five years

6/22/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Study: Copper-impregnated surface has 80 percent reduction of contamination


The study examined the amount of microbial contamination on overbed tables

6/22/2017 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare can see its future, and it's hi-tech


Automation can do some jobs more cheaply, safely and efficiently

6/22/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Microhospitals can offer emergency care access


Houston hospital adopts two microhospitals to supplement emergency access

6/22/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Exam room cleaning is crucial


Nosocomial infections can occur at a doctor’s exam room

6/22/2017 8:00:00 AM

LiquiTech Offers Fast, Easy, Online Solution For Healthcare Facilities To Test, Manage Waterborne Pathogens


6/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cambridge City Council Replaces 5.8 GHz Wireless Links with Siklu mmWave Technology


6/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Study Highlights Facility Managers’ Willingness to Adopt New Digital Technologies to Improve Building Performance


6/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sika Products Now Available on Amazon.com


6/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mlazgar Associates to Represent Universal Lighting Technologies in Four Midwestern States


6/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare bill could cost 924,000 jobs — most of them in health sector


The research said that the healthcare bill would start off by adding 864,000 jobs and growing state economies

6/21/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare facility design impacting care


New hospitals that are more like hotels, with private rooms, gardens and art installations

6/21/2017 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Make health information available to facility visitors


Accessible information should be a priority for healthcare facilities

6/21/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Scope cleaning and sterilization processes leave instruments contaminated


Study finds sterilization process leaves instruments contaminated with debris, residue and bacteria

6/21/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Fire-rated frames


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire-rated frames

6/21/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Spokane teaching healthcare facility supports new model of healthcare


Spokane Teaching Health Center was designed for all healthcare specialties to be trained together

6/21/2017 8:00:00 AM

Highways England to Deploy Standards-based CCTV System Based on ONVIF Open Standards


6/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

STANLEY Partners with Mountain States Health Alliance to Benefit Regional Wellness Program


6/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

UL Approvals Announced for Colt Fire & Smoke Curtains


6/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

SCA’s Hygiene Business Becomes Essity Following Listing on NASDAQ


6/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

HCI Mourns the Passing of Todd Wilkening


6/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospital tower to be inspected after London fire


Tower at Derry’s Altnagelvin Hospital among the buildings set to undergo an urgent fire safety check

6/20/2017 3:00:00 PM

Case study / Focus: Facility Design

Rx for noise control at Virginia Hospital: Large dose of acoustical ceiling systems


Myriad of ceilings meets needs of different spaces at new Inova Health System Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital

6/20/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Designing to 'right-size' patient rooms


Well-planned smaller spaces can accommodate patients and families just as larger rooms would

6/20/2017 12:00:00 PM

Centers for healthy living designed for 21st century wellness


Outdated senior living communities are repositioning themselves to stay competitive

6/20/2017 11:00:00 AM

Building energy modeling can help build an HVAC plan


Modeling systems can help facilities reach optimal efficiency

6/20/2017 9:00:00 AM

Video / Focus: Infection Control

APIC 2017 Film Festival winner highlights hand hygiene


Providence Health & Services Alaska as the winner of its seventh annual competition announced

6/20/2017 8:00:00 AM

SynaTek Creates Biodegradable Deicing Solution for Commercial and Residential Applications Based on BASF’s Formic Acid


6/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Introducing New and Improved Clorox Healthcare Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner Disinfectants and Clorox Healthcare Bleach Germicidal Wipes


6/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

GE Healthcare Plans Expansion of Facility


6/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Xenex Announces LightStrike Disinfection Pod - Industry's First Mobile Equipment Disinfection System


6/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Crystal IS Introduces New UVC LED Products to Klaran Line


6/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Child dies after being left in Arkansas clinic van


Ex-employee said it was common practice to check the vans three times after children were taken off

6/19/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Interior design choices can support infection prevention


Style must be balanced with ease of cleaning

6/19/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Antiseptic manufacturers help make sense of FDA rules


The American Cleaning Institute will help infection control experts understand the pending Food and Drug Administration decision

6/19/2017 12:00:00 PM

Employee background checks key to security plan


Background checks among the first items to get cut when money is tight

6/19/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Study says removing sinks from ICU cuts bacterial colonization


'Water-free' patient care can reduce the number of ICU patients colonized with gram-negative bacteria

6/19/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Master planning: Key insights into early stages to optimize success


Faced with reacting without the knowledge that forecasting brings, leaders at a large academic medical center sought to be proactive and develop a master plan looking forward at least five years

6/19/2017 8:00:00 AM

Material Handling Product Manufacturer Unveils Tilt Truck Line in HDPE Plastic


6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

EHNAC Appoints Three New Commissioners to Governing Body


6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Xenex Announces LightStrike Disinfection Pod - Industry's First Mobile Equipment Disinfection System


6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cambridge Healthcare Solutions announces completion of the VA Butler Health Care Center


6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

PMB Selected to Develop New San Antonio Regional Hospital Medical Office Building


6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospital reviewing security after woman impersonates staffer


Indiana woman entered several restricted areas of the hospital

6/16/2017 3:00:00 PM

Designing for the millennial patient


Survey shows most millennials said that in addition to having their healthcare needs met, they want to have a good experience as patients

6/16/2017 2:00:00 PM

Hospital to increase security after attack on surgeon


Victoria, Australia, has doubled funding for security in public hospitals after attack

6/16/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Whitepaper offers guidance on choosing the right disinfectant


"Researching the Right Disinfectant for Your Facility: Without Damaging Instruments or Surfaces" available on Infection Control Today website

6/16/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Calif. hospital closes surgical unit after mold is found in sink


Healthcare facility has no way to sterilize equipment

6/16/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Caring for healthcare facility electrical infrastructure


Whether a system is old or relatively new, proactive management and maintenance programs will help operations and maintenance personnel mitigate the risk factors that impact functionality and reliability

6/16/2017 8:00:00 AM

AAMI Coalition Marks Three Years of Advancing Continuous Monitoring for Patients Being Treated with Opioid Pain Therapy


6/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Architects Reaffirms Commitment to Environmental Mission


6/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cynthia Keeffe Joins HDR’s San Francisco Studio as Regional Director for Health


6/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kadean Construction Among ‘Fastest Growing Companies’ In The Greater St. Louis Region For The Second Year Running


6/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Technical Systems Announces Waterside Economizer Systems for Air Cooled Chillers


6/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

CMS says healthcare facilities must develop water management policies to prevent Legionnaires'


CMS surveyors will review facilities' water management implementation policies, procedures and reports

6/15/2017 3:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

Ways to improve access for disabled patients


When we talk about increasing access for the disabled, we are talking about improving a particular environment that can be used by everyone in an inclusive way

6/15/2017 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility renovation expected to save £15 million in 25 years


Approximately £1 million has been spent on the electrical infrastructure

6/15/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Two infants develop Legionnaires' following water births


Two infants delivered in Arizona were diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease in early 2016

6/15/2017 11:00:00 AM

New energy pipeline already creating savings for healthcare facility


Pipeline expected to save hospital trust half a million pounds per year

6/15/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

New 150-acre medical campus planned in India


The All India Institute of Medical Sciences campus's oblong urban form was designed to establish an integrated and walkable healthcare campus, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/15/2017 8:00:00 AM

QSI Facilities Acquires Emcon Associates, a Leader in Facilities Maintenance and Management Services


6/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Significant Gaps in infection Prevention Impact Long-term Care Residents


6/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

EHNAC Honored with MedTech Breakthrough Award


6/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceiling Solutions Adds 14 New Designs To Portfolio of MetalWorks Mesh Panels


6/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kingspan Insulation Announces Ryan Sullivan as Managing Director for North America


6/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bacterial outbreak in NICU linked to contaminated tap water


An investigation were associated with absence of point-of-use filters on faucets

6/14/2017 3:00:00 PM

Pew urges Congress to reject ONC budget cuts


ONC needs more than the $38 million allocated to advance interoperability, EHR usability and patient safety, group says

6/14/2017 1:30:00 PM

Preventing ransomware attacks in healthcare facilities


Simple steps can help protect from cyber threats

6/14/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Chicago health facilities get bold new home


Building designed with rhombus-shaped perforations sprayed like bubbles across its shiny, forked facade

6/14/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Operating room fire drills


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for operating room fire drills

6/14/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Chattanooga safety net facility transformed into region's first lifestyle hospital


Project focused on having the facility resemble a hospitality setting wherever possible

6/14/2017 8:00:00 AM

RF Code to Demonstrate Benefits of Real-Time Data Center Solutions at DCD>Webscale in San Francisco


6/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

RSC Architects Designs New Medical-Surgical Unit for Englewood Hospital


6/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

KTGY Director, Design Soo Im to Speak on Solving the Industry’s Next Great Challenge: Building and Operating Middle Income Seniors Housing


6/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. breaks ground on Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center


6/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Clearone’s View Pro Multimedia Networked AV Streaming Line Goes 4K


6/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility management in uncertain times


Basic principles can offer some certainty

6/13/2017 3:00:00 PM

N.J. healthcare facility settles OSHA workplace violence issues


The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has withdrawn a general duty clause citation

6/13/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Sustainability focus transforms healthcare facility operations


Green building practices are also changing design and construction

6/13/2017 12:00:00 PM

How to deal with ransomware


Ransomware seen as a symptom rather than the problem

6/13/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Study examines disinfectants effect on C. diff


Researchers compare effectiveness of four products

6/13/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Food Service

Hospital patients require better food service and it's improving bottom lines


The fifth moment of The World Health Organization's Five Moments for Hand Hygiene is the most overlooked

6/13/2017 8:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Too many Legionnaires' cases start in healthcare facilities, CDC says


After hotels, long-term care facilities and hospitals are the most common types of buildings associated with Legionnaires

6/12/2017 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals building short-stay spaces within facilities


Outpatient observation spurs new designs

6/12/2017 2:00:00 PM

Cancer treatment center designed to improve outcomes through a multidisciplinary approach


Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center organized by specific cancer types so that patients can receive most of their treatment in one area, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/12/2017 12:00:00 PM

California hospital water system break causes four-day outage


Patients and staff were instructed to use anti-bacterial wipes for hygienic cleaning

6/12/2017 11:00:00 AM

HHS says healthcare cybersecurity in 'critical condition'


A cybersecurity task force report included list of vulnerabilities

6/12/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Focusing on surface contact in hand hygiene


The fifth moment of The World Health Organization's Five Moments for Hand Hygiene is the most overlooked

6/12/2017 8:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Infection control in longterm care facilities


A proposed rule would make major changes to improve the care and safety in longterm care facilities or nursing homes that participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs

6/9/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Medical villages are changing models for healthcare delivery


Villages can improve healthcare delivery by integrating hospital care with retail, housing, elder care and living systems

6/9/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Kaiser’s San Diego Medical Center focuses on sustainability and patient experience


Facility incorporated ideas from the Small Hospital, Big Idea hospital design competition

6/9/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

BIM supports architects and MEP consultants for healthcare construction project


Healthcare construction projects need a concentrated investment in coordinated MEP layout design

6/9/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Creating a superior washroom experience


Washrooms play a critical role in driving a positive perception of healthcare facilities

6/9/2017 9:00:00 AM

Facility upgrades save Texas healthcare facility $189,000 annually


Upgrades include infrastructure replacements and the installation of new air control and chilled water systems

6/9/2017 8:00:00 AM

LyondellBasell Announces First Purell Polybutene-1 Based Resin for Healthcare Applications


6/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

EQ2, LLC announces several new features and enhancements with the release of VERSION 7 of its HEMS CMMS for hospitals


6/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospital star ratings will not be updated in July


Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will not update the overall hospital quality star ratings

6/8/2017 3:00:00 PM

Concierge medicine for wealthiest patients widens healthcare divide


Elite concierge practices are booming

6/8/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Okla. medical clinic reflects Choctaw culture


Choctaw Nation Regional Medical Clinic in Durant includes bronze sculptures depicting figures dressed in traditional tribal attire

6/8/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog

How cloud-based asset management became essential to efficient healthcare operations


One of the cornerstones of modern healthcare management is the enterprise asset management (EAM) solution that keeps track of all the moving pieces and ensures that mission-critical equipment and technology are functioning and available when they’re needed

6/8/2017 11:00:00 AM

Australian hospital is aiming to be most energy efficient


Hospitals are the second most energy-intensive of all commercial buildings

6/8/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Challenges of engineering leadership discussed


Too often healthcare building owners don’t get the results they expect from engineers and builders, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/8/2017 8:00:00 AM

Hines Becomes Founding Alliance Member Of Well Living Lab


6/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Titus: Low Flow Diffuser Fills Void, Helping Industry Meet Changing Codes


6/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Pittsburgh Leads North America in Commitment to 50% Reduction in Energy Use


6/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Blue Spark Technologies, Inventor of the TempTraq Wearable, Bluetooth Temperature Monitor, Awarded Patent


6/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

AECOM Appoints John Jessen Managing Principal of Buildings + Places, Washington Metro Area and Mid-Atlantic Region


6/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

The end of net neutrality will impact healthcare


Telehealth, cloud-based EHRs and remote monitoring connectivity could all be affected

6/7/2017 3:00:00 PM

Video / Focus: Facility Design

New Dayton Children’s Hospital patient tower built with family input


Photo gallery offers first look at new facility

6/7/2017 2:15:00 PM

Focus: Food Service

Hospital cutting food waste and cost


Providence Health trimming unnecessary food expenditures

6/7/2017 12:00:00 PM

Michigan healthcare system opens new integrated-care campus


Thirty-year-old medical office building gets $6 million of renovations

6/7/2017 11:15:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Trash cans.


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for trash cans.

6/7/2017 10:00:00 AM

Infographic on 'clean and green' hospitals


Infographic looks at some of the top hospitals in the UK and around the world and how they have been built with the environment in mind

6/7/2017 8:00:00 AM

Childress Klein-Cambridge Healthcare Solutions wins 2017 John L. Martin Partnered Project of the Year Award


6/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

DebMed Launches Version 2.0 of Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring System


6/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Universal Completes ESR Series of Electronic Sign Ballasts with Series-Wired Model


6/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Zackery House Named CEO AT ESD


6/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

AAMA Reorganizing InstallationMasters Training Content


6/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

OSHA investigates Minnesota ED after patient sexual assault


University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview has increased patient monitoring in the ED and enhanced video monitoring, among other changes

6/6/2017 3:00:00 PM

Kansas lawmakers vote to allow healthcare facilities to ban guns


State law requires most public places to allow concealed firearms by this summer or install security at entrances to keep weapons out

6/6/2017 2:00:00 PM

Summa Health relaxes controversial dress code


Female employees can skip pantyhose and wear open-toed shoes

6/6/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Building a purposeful assisted-living environment


Residential and hospitality markets are strong influencers on senior housing

6/6/2017 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Got your eye on a healthcare property? Make sure to consider maintenance costs


It’s critical to evaluate the property’s physical condition prior to inking the deal

6/6/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare facility renovation addresses patient experience


Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center added sconce lighting, warm wooden floors, and natural color palettes, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/6/2017 8:00:00 AM

PMB and Jacobs Development Company Kick Off Construction on a Two-Story Medical Office Building in Riverside, Calif.


6/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

OSHA announces inaugural ‘Safe + Sound Week’


6/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bergen Joins Ecore Board of Directors


6/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Orion Lighting Secures $0.8M in Contracts to Upgrade VA Hospitals in Florida and Washington to Energy-Efficient LED Lighting


6/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Angelica Plant In Nevada Earns Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certification


6/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

VA patients allegedly given trays of food with cockroaches on them


Administrators were aware that cockroaches were a 'persistent presence' at a veterans hospital in Illinois but failed to remove them

6/5/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Cool water as effective as hot for hand washing


New study found that cool water removes the same amount of harmful bacteria

6/5/2017 2:00:00 PM

ERS changing to serve more elderly patients


Some healthcare facilities are creating separate, quieter emergency rooms for older patients

6/5/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Yearlong survey tracks bacterial diversity in new hospital


Study focuses on the flow of microbes between patients, staff and surfaces

6/5/2017 11:00:00 AM

Blog

The value of the cosmetic surgery market and how it is constantly changing


Facility professionals play a key and active role when it comes to contributing to the success of the cosmetic surgery industry

6/5/2017 9:00:00 AM

'Future proofing' key to healthcare facility planning


With hospital construction taking more than 10 years from planning to occupancy, planners can be proven wrong before the first patient arrives, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/5/2017 8:00:00 AM

Meridian Names Cypress West as Property Manager of 115,000 SF Newly-Renovated Cotton Medical Center in Pasadena, Calif.


6/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

HLAC Re-Accredits Crown Health Care Laundry Services/Pensacola


6/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Presents Testimony to HHS National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics


6/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Inspira Health Network breaks ground for new hospital


6/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bruker Introduces New Solutions for Microbial Strain Typing, Hospital Hygiene and Infection Control at the ASM Microbe 2017 Meeting


6/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Healthcare facilities review plans in response to Congo Ebola outbreak


Experts say healthcare providers should review their Ebola response plans now to avoid repeating past mistakes

6/2/2017 3:00:00 PM

Hospital evacuation blamed on 'system fault with alarm'


Patients were wheeled out of Wishaw General Hospital in their beds after an alarm sounded

6/2/2017 1:30:00 PM

Focus: Food Service

Boston Medical Center food pantry feeding 7,000 patients a month


Healthcare facility has one of the first hospital-based food pantries

6/2/2017 12:00:00 PM

Patients leaning toward outpatient facilities, technology


Hospital systems have begun to shift more capital spending to outpatient facilities to provide more cost-effective and convenient settings for consumers

6/2/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital cleaning budget cuts blamed for superbug outbreak


The hospital has been forced to dramatically increase its cleaning budget

6/2/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Children’s outpatient facility designed for efficient care flow


Nemours Children’s Health System Outpatient Services Center in Glen Mills, Pa., was designed for efficient care flow, according to the Healthcare Design website

6/2/2017 8:00:00 AM

KMC Controls Becomes Founding Member of EdgeX Foundry


6/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

IEHA Members Vote to Merge With ISSA


6/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

DSSF: Changes to NFPA 101


6/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare takeaways from Trump budget


Budget includes $610 billion in Medicaid cuts over 10 years

6/1/2017 3:00:00 PM

Some California hospitals don’t pass quake test


Lack of funds usually the problem

6/1/2017 2:00:00 PM

Avoiding the hidden costs of environmental services staff injuries


Environmental services work-related injuries usually involve either exposure to harmful contaminants or musculoskeletal disorders

6/1/2017 12:00:00 PM

Iowa healthcare facility prepares for helipad chopper crash


CHI Health Mercy Hospital staff tests procedures for responding to a medical helicopter crash

6/1/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Kaiser Permanente shifting foodservice focus to health and wellness


Sustainable purchasing practices, room service and sous vide preparation are part of the plan

6/1/2017 8:00:00 AM

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


6/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Skanska USA breaks ground on $349M NJ Inspira hospital


6/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Atrix International Hires Brian McNealy As Business Development Manager


6/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Related IT Topics to be Explored at NY Tech Summit


6/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Low Flow Diffuser Fills Void, Helping Industry Meet Changing Codes


6/1/2017 12:00:00 AM



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