September 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Kadean Construction Completes Three Ambulatory Surgical Centers In Kansas And Wisconsin As Trend Grows Nationwide


9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Putting the Glam into Senior Living Design


9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Turnaround Life joins Springfield College sponsoring Domestic Violence: A Human Rights Issue Workshop Friday, October 6th


9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

SpendEdge Releases Procurement Research Report for the Global Janitorial Services Market


9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Allegion, Software House Collaboration Extends Electronic Access Control Options


9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

State shuts down nursing home where 9 people died


The deaths are believed to be heat related, but still under investigation

9/21/2017 3:00:00 PM

Tokyo hospital tracks equipment via RFID-enabled shelving


The technology identifies stock levels at each of its wards in real time

9/21/2017 2:00:00 PM

Five years after Sandy, NYC hospitals may be ready for the next big storm


Hospitals in Texas were mostly prepared for Hurricane Harvey

9/21/2017 12:00:00 PM

Second unit of Mayo food service workers vote to unionize


The workers voted by a 2-1 margin to join the union

9/21/2017 11:00:00 AM

Hospital's $5.5 million asbestos problem causing safety concerns


Figure includes almost $2 million for a retrofitted air-conditioning system in the radiology department

9/21/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Life Safety Codes and Regulations

Most hospital surveys this year show trouble with certain fire hazard provisions


About 86% of the 763 applicable hospital surveys conducted in January through June revealed deficiencies under the most-cited standard

9/21/2017 8:00:00 AM

CDC Clean Hands Initiatives Promoted by PDI


9/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Issues White Paper Addressing Barriers Impacting Industry Adoption of ERA and EFT Transactions


9/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

OSHA, National Grain and Feed Association Form Alliance to Protect Workers in Grain Handling Industry


9/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Viega Introduces Flushing Technology Products


9/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Icra Solutions Llc Open Its Doors To Sell Equipment For Dust Control & Containment


9/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

$2.5 million in medications could go bad without power at Florida clinic


The clinic serves 10,000 patients who are uninsured and working residents with chronic medical conditions

9/20/2017 3:00:00 PM

9 dead at Florida nursing home left without air conditioning


Patients at a Hollywood Facility spent days in sweltering heat after Hurricane Irma

9/20/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Study says separating septic, aseptic operating areas unnecessary


No relevant differences were seen microbial concentration in the environmental air between septic and aseptic procedures

9/20/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Fire drills in a hospital


Brad Keyes discusses fire drills in a hospital

9/20/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

N.J. Board of Public Utilities OKs energy efficiency programs


PSE&G will continue its Hospital Efficiency Program, Residential Multifamily Housing Efficiency Program, and Direct Install Program

9/20/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Bacteria stays on scrubs even with antibacterial fabrics


New research shows hospital scrubs can easily be contaminated

9/20/2017 8:00:00 AM

Practical Sustainability: IFMA’s Green Cleaning Guide Gets an Update for 2017


9/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Architectural Technology Awards: 2017 Winners


9/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kadean Construction Completes Three Ambulatory Surgical Centers In Kansas And Wisconsin As Trend Grows Nationwide


9/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Seeq To Sponsor Ignition Community Conference (ICC), Announces Reseller Program for Inductive Automation System Integrators


9/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

HLAC Seeks Accreditation Inspectors


9/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospital bars police officers from interacting with frontline staff following nurse's arrest


University of Utah Hospital updated its policy for police interactions the day after an officer arrested a nurse who refused to take a blood sample from an unconscious patient

9/19/2017 3:00:00 PM

Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros


Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors

9/19/2017 2:00:00 PM

W.V. VA sends help to Hurricane Irma recovery efforts


The Beckley VA Medical Center has deployed a five-member team to Alabama

9/19/2017 12:00:00 PM

Combined outdoor space caters to patients of all ages


The space was designed for play, exercise and rehabilitation

9/19/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Calibrated performance model created for hospital building


Model helps Barts Health NHS Trust assess proposed energy-conservation measures

9/19/2017 9:00:00 AM

Solar power can transform healthcare in India


Solar systems at rural healthcare centers improving healthcare delivery

9/19/2017 8:00:00 AM

Solar Installer Unlocks Energy Cost Savings for Non-Profit Medical Facility with Braggawatt’s Financing Platform


9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Disaster Recovery Guidelines for Textile Care Released


9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Silent Disease Watchdog Company Wins 4th Annual Global Healthcare Networking Event


9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

OSHA, American Chemistry Council Sign Alliance to Protect Workers from Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals


9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

H+K Launches New Website with Redesigned, User-Friendly Online Shop


9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Harvey floodwaters carry high levels of E coli, toxins


Precautions needed when returning to flooded buildings, public health experts said

9/18/2017 3:00:00 PM

Florida assisted care facility sheltered in place without power for three days


As the indoor temperature climbed to the mid-80s, humidity made the hard-surfaced floors slick with condensation

9/18/2017 2:00:00 PM

N.H. hospital locked down after man shoots mother dead in ICU


The active-shooter alert at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon forced evacuation

9/18/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Three reasons telehealth is revolutionizing outpatient recovery


A comprehensive transition program, which utilizes telehealth to engage patients as well as their respective caregivers, can help reduce readmissions

9/18/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Toronto hospital recognized for energy efficiency


Toronto Hydro awards Michael Garron incentive funding

9/18/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Why real-time ADT messages are the revolution of care management


ADT messages are lately becoming the cornerstone in care management as the go-to source of data, holding a wealth of valuable information that can affect point-of-care decisions

9/18/2017 8:00:00 AM

Innovative and Efficient Touchscreen Solutions Now Available with Elegant and Durable Enclosures


9/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sofidel Unveils New Hy Tech Proprietary Dispensers


9/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Seeq Partners with Tableau for Faster Visualization of Time Series Data in Process Manufacturing Organizations


9/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Putting the Glam into Senior Living Design


9/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mountain Park Health Center Flips Marine and Boat Supply Store


9/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Eight dead in Florida nursing home left with no A/C after Irma


The home's air-conditioning had been out since Hurricane Irma struck

9/15/2017 3:00:00 PM

Irma forced evacuation of 30 hospitals


At least 278 assisted living facilities, 61 nursing home, and some 60 other healthcare facilities evacuated some or all of their patients

9/15/2017 2:00:00 PM

Some Florida hospitals left without water, sewage service


Other hospitals across Florida have returned to normal operations

9/15/2017 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare system launches app to support wayfinding


Kaleida Health app helps patients make it to their appointments on time

9/15/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

UPMC unveils $19 million Hampton outpatient center


The 44,000-square-foot facility's focus will be primary healthcare for children and adults

9/15/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

Changing healthcare facilities offers opportunity for change


Making a move means reviewing everything to determine if it is necessary in the new facility

9/15/2017 8:00:00 AM

Third in 'Laundry Ledger' Series Recaps HLAC/ARTA Sponsored Webinar: Choosing Vendors, Managing Controlled Substances, and Protecting Employees


9/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Senior Living Veteran Announces Launch of Solinity


9/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Heavy Timber Wood Construction: A Vestige of Colonial America, or Something More?


9/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Development Team Breaks Ground, Shares Detailed Plans for Rock Regional Hospital in Derby, Kan.


9/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Metasys 9.0 building automation system from Johnson Controls offers new IP controllers and enhanced user interface


9/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Houston command center focuses on medical infrastructure continuity


The Catastrophic Medical Operations Center was established by the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council

9/14/2017 3:00:00 PM

The future of violence response and emergency preparedness in healthcare


Several healthcare organizations have published information to assist security directors

9/14/2017 2:00:00 PM

Is your healthcare facility ready for the CMS 2017 emergency preparedness deadline?


AlertMedia offers checklist for reviewing compliance

9/14/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Mazzoni Center has a new home for the LGBTQ community


Project turned an office building into a new healthcare center

9/14/2017 11:00:00 AM

Workers push for metal detectors at Mass. mental health facilities


Taunton State Hospital and six other Department of Mental Health locations are included on list

9/14/2017 9:00:00 AM

Maintaining building barrier protections


Energy efficiency is often one of the easiest ways to improve a healthcare facility's bottom line

9/14/2017 8:00:00 AM

ChicExecs and Clients Pitch in to Help Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts


9/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

NewTek LivePanel Advances IP Workflows with Browser-Based Remote User Interfaces


9/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sofidel Launches Bio Tech Toilet Paper that Cleanses Pipes


9/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Capsa Healthcare on its Sale to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners


9/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Earth Wind and Fire: Reservists Own the Skies


9/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Naples hospital moves 450 evacuees to higher floors at downtown facility


More than 450 storm refugees from NCH employees' families and patient family members were moved

9/13/2017 3:00:00 PM

Hurricane Irma evacuees come to N.C. hospitals


Greenville Health System has been asked to take four patients from a skilled nursing facility and from MUSC Health in Charleston

9/13/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Specific environmental strategies needed in infection control


World Health Organization offers first-ever priority pathogens list

9/13/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Fire-rated door assemblies


Brad Keyes discusses fire-rated door assemblies

9/13/2017 10:00:00 AM

Case study/ Focus: Infection Control

Microbicidal paint used in George healthcare facility oncology unit


The microbicidal properties were attractive given the compromised immune system of the patient population

9/13/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Facility managers working to achieve energy efficiency and sustainability


Energy efficiency is often one of the easiest ways to improve a healthcare facility's bottom line

9/13/2017 8:00:00 AM

Legrand Integrates On-Q Rf Lighting Control Systems with Qmotion Motorized Shades


9/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

How to Maintain Hygienic Healthcare Laundry Where HCTs/Infection Prevention Cross Paths


9/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Stanley Healthcare Named Vendor Company of the Year


9/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Buys Historic Grunow Memorial Medical Center in Phoenix


9/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Clorox Healthcare Education & Product Solutions at AHE EXCHANGE 2017


9/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

St. Thomas hospital suffers catastrophic failure


Hurricane Irma leaving many parts of the second largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands in shambles

9/12/2017 3:00:00 PM

Tampa hospitals weighed evacuation options before Irma


Area hospitals prepared for all possibilities before deciding whether to evacuate

9/12/2017 2:00:00 PM

Irma forces hospitals across three states to evacuate


At least 35 hospitals across Florida, Georgia and South Carolina evacuate patients or shut down

9/12/2017 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals to feel hurricane effect on credit, operating performance


Moody's says lost patient volume, deferred elective procedures and the relocation of residents are all contributing factors

9/12/2017 11:00:00 AM

Central Florida hospitals evacuated, locked down ahead of Irma


The majority of patients at Health First's Cape Canaveral Hospital will be transferred to other Health First hospitals

9/12/2017 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare system launches virtual appointment effort


'Video Visit' expands on Aurora’s telemedicine offerings

9/12/2017 8:00:00 AM

VidaShield, CME Join Forces to Combat HAI in Healthcare Facilities


9/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

JLL Appoints Healthcare Safety and Regulatory Expert George Mills


9/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

VidaShield, CME Join Forces to Combat HAI in Healthcare Facilities


9/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sika Corporation Announces Participation at 2017 Glassbuild America


9/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Displays New Vantage Controls – adorne Low-Voltage Keypad at CEDIA 2017


9/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

In better news, eclipse went off without a healthcare hitch


But hospitals still watching for foodborne or waterborne disease outbreaks

9/11/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Upper floors of St. Louis healthcare facility coming under scrutiny


BJC HealthCare’s new building is still under construction

9/11/2017 2:00:00 PM

Top 10 best hospitals to work for named


Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston considered the best hospital to work for in the country

9/11/2017 12:00:00 PM

How UVA Health System responded to the Charlottesville rally


University of Virginia Health System played a key role in caring for people injured during a white nationalist march

9/11/2017 11:00:00 AM

Infographic

EHRs and paper: The headaches of document management


The infographic offers statistics including information on how much paper-dependent practices waste time

9/11/2017 9:00:00 AM

Utah facility well-stocked with medical supplies in case of disaster


Centralized location of medical products hub puts Utah in secure position

9/11/2017 8:00:00 AM

Legrand Previews Residential Lighting Controls for Human Centric Lighting


9/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Morbern Applauded for Environmental Agreement


9/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Keltech Portables Provide Flexible Solution for Supplying Heated Water


9/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Dangerous Goods Transport Firm, Aerospace Technology Company Partner to Create Obexion – a Safer One-of-a-Kind Lithium Battery Shipping Solution


9/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

CMS Issues Training on Emergency Preparedness Rule Enforcement


9/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Houston VA hospital prepares for aftermath


Downtown healthcare facility remained open

9/8/2017 3:00:00 PM

Texas hospitals short of (usable) water


Beaumont's water pump broke, cutting off water supplies to the city

9/8/2017 2:00:00 PM

Premium feature

Setting the standard in sustainable design


Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford embraces holistic design elements

9/8/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

VA to refine construction grant rules


New regulations designed to benefit veterans in rural areas

9/8/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare facilities energy efficiency challenge


Healthcare facilities must cope with the challenges of energy management in a mission-critical environment

9/8/2017 9:00:00 AM

Memphis, Nashville facilities take patients airlifted from Harvey


Federal agencies placed a National Disaster Medical System on alert

9/8/2017 8:00:00 AM

Hub International Limited Names Marc Cohen Chief Executive Officer


9/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

See the Latest HVACR Innovations, Products and Technologies at the Highly-Anticipated 2018 AHR Expo in Chicago


9/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

UMA Health to Donate 10% of September Earnings to Hurricane Harvey Victims


9/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

HLAC Seeks Nominations for 2018-2020 Board of Directors


9/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Showcases its Integrated Lighting Controls and Shading Solutions for the Connected Home at CEDIA 2017


9/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Houston hospitals may not be back to normal for a month


The SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council estimates that nearly two dozen hospitals have evacuated patients

9/7/2017 3:00:00 PM

Premium Feature

Open for new opportunities


The growing role of door hardware in healthcare facilities design

9/7/2017 2:00:00 PM

Most Houston healthcare facilities withstand Harvey


Ben Taub Hospital's hospital-wide evacuation shrunk to only three vehicles

9/7/2017 12:00:00 PM

Stronger security and disaster planning sending healthcare to the cloud


Experts say cloud platforms can be more secure than managed data centers

9/7/2017 11:00:00 AM

Home hospital impacts on emergency department crowding


Home hospital programs have the potential to free inpatient beds and extend hospital facility capacity

9/7/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

First U.S. ‘dementia village’ designed to recreate a happier time


Retro style development, called the Glenner Town Square, is a day program, not a residential center

9/7/2017 8:00:00 AM

Yorktel Introduces New Telemedicine Video Platform


9/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Trescon has Schneider Electric on Board as Partner for the Healthcare Future Tech Summit & Awards, 2017


9/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

AI Start-ups Set to Disrupt Healthcare Market, with $800 Million to be Spent on CAD Systems by 2022


9/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Powers Paper, LLC Debuts at ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2017 in September


9/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Now a Standalone Company Following Close of Sale


9/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Report says psych ward video cameras could save lives


Patient safety called more important than the privacy issues

9/6/2017 3:00:00 PM

Creating timeless pediatric health environments


Report calls pediatric environments 'incubators for hospital design innovation'

9/6/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Staff opinions key to new SLU hospital design


SSM Health and St. Louis University are building a $500 million replacement hospital

9/6/2017 12:00:00 PM

Restaurant-style dining coming to skilled nursing facilities


Facilities are letting residents weigh in on what — and when — they eat

9/6/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Cardboard shipping boxes


Brad Keyes discusses cardboard shipping boxes

9/6/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Faulty sink valve causes flood at Canadian healthcare facility


Leak happened in unit where patients recover from bone marrow procedures

9/6/2017 8:00:00 AM

Harvey could financially hurt struggling Houston hospitals


The storm has forced hospitals to cancel surgeries, evacuate patients and contend with food and supply shortages

9/5/2017 3:00:00 PM

Houston hospital abandons plans to evacuate patients


Ben Taub Hospital calls off attempts to evacuate patients after a series of delays

9/5/2017 2:00:00 PM

‘Playbook’ preps Rhode Island healthcare facilities for power outages


'Protecting Patients When Disaster Strikes' describes the before-during-after of a power outage

9/5/2017 12:00:00 PM

Waiting room flooring: Combining patient comfort, aesthetics and function


The balance between function and aesthetics can be difficult to strike in the waiting room of healthcare facilities

9/5/2017 11:00:00 AM

Geisinger cutting sugary beverages


The move in the latest in the system's healthy eating program

9/5/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Germicidal technologies reduce hospital airborne pathogens


UV-C technologies can contribute to strategies for reducing HAIs and ARMs without adding to their resistance to medicinal treatments

9/5/2017 8:00:00 AM

Midmark Introduces New Services to Streamline Delivery and Provide Integrated Solutions for Customers


9/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

SurfaceSet 2018 by Formica Corporation Brings Balance and Inspiration to Commercial Spaces with 32 New Designs


9/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

C•CURE 9000 Access Control Platform Adds New Smart Card Encoding to Increase Credential Security and Flexibility


9/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tampa healthcare facility reviewing emergency plan in wake of Houston flooding


One of Tampa's biggest, busiest hospitals would probably be underwater

9/1/2017 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Five questions to future-proof your healthcare facilities


Smart facility plans must put the patient at the center and be flexible enough to withstand inevitable change

9/1/2017 2:00:00 PM

Harvey forces healthcare facility evacuations, closures


Ben Taub General Hospital among those that evacuated its patients

9/1/2017 12:00:00 PM

Keys to a healthcare cybersecurity strategy


Naming a CISO and maintaining a separate budget are two of the crucial elements

9/1/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

The future of healthcare architecture amid political uncertainty


Healthcare providers are struggling with long-term planning

9/1/2017 9:00:00 AM

Harvey highlights need for emergency plans


Dozens of healthcare facilities in Texas have had to evacuate

9/1/2017 8:00:00 AM

Now You See It: Oxehealth Wins Academy Award


9/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

OSHA Issues Proposed Rule to Extend Compliance Deadline for Crane Operator Certification Requirements


9/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Edgetech Instruments Announces the Model DX a New High Performance Primary Method Direct Insertion Dew/Frost Point Sensor


9/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Joint Commission Issues R3 Report on New and Revised Pain Assessment and Management Standards


9/1/2017 12:00:00 AM



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